Carbo-Link at the METS Carbo-Link would like to thank all the people who came to the METS exhibition in Amsterdam and visited our stand last week. It is always interesting for us to meet people with a keen interest in the cutting edge of marine technology as well as our long-time associates within the marine … Read more
Germanischer Lloyd certificate for Carbo-Link rigging cables Carbo-Link has been awarded with the Germanischer Lloyd certification. The “Guideline for the Type Approval of Carbon Strand and PBO Cable Rigging for Sailing Yachts” is the newest and most reliable technical standard for shrouds and stays of artificial fibres. “We are happy to have achieved this approval … Read more
Soto 150’ – first superyacht ever to be fully equipped with solid carbon rigging (Source: Carbo-Link) Carbo-Link is proud to announce to be the first carbon rigging manufacturer to equip a superyacht with a complete set of solid carbon rigging. The 150’, Soto Acebal designed schooner, will be launched in 2012. The mast is produced … Read more
Solid carbon furling cables: torsionally stiff, long lasting, without environmental degradation Carbo-Link has developed the first solid carbon anti-torsional stay, ideal for use as fixed headstay for yachts up to 100 ft. Unidirectional fibers in the cable core transfer the tension, ± 45° fibers on the outside of the cables are in charge of transferring … Read more
Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race © The Volvo Ocean Racing is coming round fast and we’ve already seen the first two new generation boats hit the water. What makes this race more exciting than ever is the diversity in mast and rigging suppliers. The first two editions of the race sailed in the VOR70’s where much more clear cut … Read more
(Source: Carbo-Link) ■Have you seen the latest in rigging? ■Do you know how much loads you have in your rigging? ■Can you read it in your instruments? ■You want to optimize your trim? ■You want to go further to the limit? ■You like to test eRigging? Then you are warmly welcome to play with our … Read more
Carbo-Link has a new brochure out showcasing their cables and end fittings. Check it here.