(Source: Marlow) The Classic Series brings Marlow’s knowledge of high-tech, performance running rigging from our Grand Prix Series and Standard range to traditional and classic yachts. The solid white and natural colours of the Classic Series mask the use of exotic materials and high tech manufacturing processes, blending perfectly with the teak decks, wooden … Read more
Regular Rigging News contributor Ryan Scott has moved on. No longer with West Marine Rigging in Rhode Island, he has set up on him own but, luckily for us, he is still sharing his work with us: ‘This one is a little different’, says Ryan. ‘The boat is an S Class boat, built in 1919, hull number … Read more
(Source: Karver) Karver’s KBr30 classic: 120g (4,23oz) for a 3T safe working load block.
Sometimes we get so bogged down with our chosen profession that we forget why we chose to do it in the first place. Greement-Courant captured it perfectly with the below vid from their training day on the beautiful, 1908 built classic ‘Mariska’ to whom they supply their rigging. Next time you are busy removing the last shreds … Read more
We’ve been asked to recommend a running rigging manufacturer with the best suitable product for this beautiful 1910 built, 15 meter gaff rigged sloop. Comment below!
Source: Spencer Rigging INS Tarangini re-rig given go ahead Spencer Rigging Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of a £1.27m re-rig of the Indian Navy Training Ship INS Tarangini. This is one of many long standing associations that the team at Spencer Rigging are proud to have upheld throughout a difficult period in their … Read more
(Source: The Sydney Herald) Wound up … Anthony Longhurst prepares ropes for rigging the Endeavour replica, which will circumnavigate Australia next year. Photo: Nick Moir THE miles and miles of rope under foot. The sticky smell of tar in the air. The broken murmur of conversation among men engrossed in their tasks: stretching, coating, worming, … Read more
A nice example of how the new can make the old look good (ohh, and vice-versa!)
Europe’s foremost classic regatta starts today – showcasing the best collection of classic boats afloat today. While the Voile de St. Tropez also boats a big IRC fleet with some of the biggest names competing, we are complete suckers for the classic boats at this iconic event. It’s in stark but beautiful contrast to the … Read more