Red is the colour

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  (Source: Future Fibres FB) A big day at Future Fibres on Tuesday when 61 cables left the factory bound for Italy and the latest 60m Perini Navi ketch. The owner has chosen a red painted finish for his solid carbon lateral rigging (Dash 750 V1) which will make the boat stand out from the  … Read more

The business

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Future Fibres business demonstrates impressive growth (Source: Superyachtnews.com / William Mathieson) Future Fibres has revealed impressive year-on-year growth figures of 30 per cent for 2012, with optimism for the year ahead, in the form of key race projects and a €30 million strong order book.
 Following what’s been described as ‘better-than-expected opportunities in the superyacht  … Read more

Locked in

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The Vendee Globe is just around the corner (25 days ’til the start!) and the riggers are busy putting the final touches on their babies. Erwan Tanguy from Your-Rigging, shares with us the lock strops he built for Mike Golding’s ‘Gamesa’.   ‘These strops are very small, only about 8 inches long’ says Erwan, .  … Read more

Multihull Man

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(Source: Future Fibres) Future Fibres has been involved in the multihull sector for over a decade and had considerable success, for example, with Franck Cammas’ record breaking Groupama trimarans. Earlier this month the company welcomed Torbjörn Linderson as product manager for the multihull sector. His arrival and extensive experience has already begun to pay dividends  … Read more

Future Perini

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Perini Navi to partner with Future Fibres on two 60 metre superyachts (Source: Charterworld.com) Future Fibres is proud to announce the recent signing of two 60 metre superyachts with prestigious Italian luxury yacht manufacturer Perini Navi. The shipyard chose to collaborate with Future Fibres, sending a clear message: trust Perini Navi – trust Future Fibres.  … Read more

Momentum

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Future Fibres are gaining momentum. Check out their most recent magazine (click on image above) for all the news, including their first superyacht mast order, a Volvo Ocean Race review and their latest mast delivery, Shockwave. Check it.

Carbon Rigging Q&A – Future Fibres

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The latest instalment in our series of question and answer sessions is with the Valencia based rigging manufacturer, Future Fibres. Future Fibres has a long history in the field of composite rigging and remains at the forefront of our industry. This is their response to the same 10 questions we posed to all major carbon rigging  … Read more

Fast Rigging

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According to Future Fibres Facebook, changing to composite rigging will truly enhance your boat’s performance…  ‘If you needed evidence that a retrofit from rod to Future Fibres composite rigging provides a performance improvement – here it is!! Spotted recently on our AIS fleet tracker (Marine Traffic) – Anemos and Nariida.’