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(Source: strongRope Australia) The following two yachts could not be more different, one is a restored 100 yr old gaff cutter the other an ultra light weight modern fast cruiser. What they share in common is two owners who are both sailing professionals and whose opinions can be regarded as very objective. Acrospire has had … Read more
(Source: Colligo Marine) Colligo Marine Rigs Open 60 Monohull with Colligo Dux Synthetic Rigging. US synthetic rigging manufacturer Colligo Marine has rigged the first open 60 monohull with Colligo Dux Synthetic Standing Rigging. The boat, an older vintage Open 60, rigged in Australia, is planned to be campaigned and cruised, wordwide. The synthetic standing rigging … Read more
It’s a Mini Transat year and we will be featuring some more innovating rigging solutions from the guys and girls who will be sailing single handed, in a 21ft boat across the Atlantic later on this year. While composite rigging and carbon mast (re-introduced in 2005) are nothing new in this class, the refinements and … Read more
Thanks to Colligo Marine for this great vid on how to construct your own soft shackles.
Iceland got more than their fair share of bad press lately but there is one thing they can/should shout about. An article published by Sail-World recently tells the story of Hampidjan’s success with their Dynex Dux in the yachting industry. (Source: Sail-World) Founded back in 1934 Hampidjan has spread beyond the Icelandic shores to become … Read more
John Franta from Colligo Dux Marine intruduces their Dynex Dux,UHMWPE 12 Strand standing rigging. At a cost similar to 1×19 wire, Colligo Marine claims that they can provide standing rigging for yachts up to 75′. See for yourself… what do you think? Comment below.