(Source: Rig Pro Newport) Back in the fall Rig Pro assisted with Composite Rigging to convert the 116′ sloop Whisper from steel rigging to EC 6 carbon standing rigging. The project included a full rig service and spreader end modifications. Whisper has enjoyed the performance of the lighter rigging so far this season in the … Read more
A nice promo vid from Southern Spars. Not Much tech info in there but none the less an impressive collection of yachts.
Richard Matthew’s new Southern Spars / EC6+ rigged Oystercatcher XXVIII underwent sea trails in Wellington, New Zealand. Photos by Denette Wilkinson / Southern Spars Facebook:
Fresh off the press. Southern Spars latest newsletter: Newsletter 33
(Source: Rig Pro Newport Blog) Have you ever wondered what it takes to step a rig on a 57 meter ketch? The answer is that it mostly comes down to experience. Southern Spars made these rigs, Composite Rigging made an EC 6 package, and Rig Pro Newport’s own Rob Buchanan helped with the stepping. The … Read more
(Source: Southern Spars) Our congratulations to all competitors in the 2010 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, particularly the division winners: Esimit Europa 2, Highland Fling, Singularity (Maxi); Ranger, Velsheda, (J Boats); Ran, Shockwave (Mini Maxi Rolex World Championship). The winning formula that these yachts used? A Southern Spars mast and EC6 Continuous rigging. Tested and proven … Read more
A beautiful aerial shot from last week’s Rolex Maxi Worlds, capturing the Southern Spars / EC6+ rigged Ranger. More stunning pictures from Carlo Borlenghi here.
This new Briand designed 67.5m super yacht, in build at Aloy yachts will be launched late this year. Mainsail and mizzen sail include roaches which have never before been seen or used on yachts of this size. More surface area of the sails is exposed up where the wind velocity is greater than it is … Read more
She is big and she is now sailing. Photos courtesy of SY Twizzle.
The latest superyacht to be launched by Royal Huisman was stepped in Harlingen, Netherland. The rigs and composite rigging for this 57.5m Dubois design was manufactured and delivered by Southern Spars. All photo credits S/Y Twizzle.