Cool Cats

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(Source: SL33) The SL33 is a grand prix catamaran that can be sailed with a traditional mast and soft sails or a wing. The SL33 has been designed, engineered and built to: Be the fastest boat under 40 feet in light wind conditions Capture trophies at all major open regattas worldwide Be the boat of  … Read more

Carbon Spars – Explained

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A comprehensive article on the manufacturing of carbon spars was recently published on http://www.mysailing.com.au/ – focusing on the various production techniques. It’s clearly written with the Australasian yachting market in mind but the processes discussed are the same as many European and American companies utilize. (Source: My Sailing) Carbon Spars Once the exclusive province of  … Read more

Stadtship 54 Infinity

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(Source:Hall Spars)   Infinity is a modern, high-performance yacht designed for long-distance cruising. Infinity is equipped with a high-aspect, three-spreader Hall Seamless mast and carbon Hall VBoom for superior performance combined with ease of sailhandling. Built by K&M Yachtbuilders of the Netherlands, well-known as an innovative builder of aluminum yachts, Infinity’s hull is striking in  … Read more

Swan Song

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(Source: Hall Spars) Ninety-five Swans competed in five divisions at the Rolex Swan Cup in Porto Cervo in September. Conditions varied from a mistral to no wind at all; in the end Hall customers won four Swan titles. In Maxi Class A, Danilo Salsi’s Swan 90 DSK Pioneer Investments won by three points over Johann  … Read more

Oysters

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Oyster 1 (Source: Hall Spars) Design work is underway for a spectacular four-spreader Seamless carbon mast and Hall carbon Oceanfurl boom for the new Oyster 125. The Oyster 125 is the largest superyacht in the new Dubois-designed range recently introduced by Oyster Marine. Hall’s aerospace quality process is the perfect complement to the high-tech construction  … Read more

Baltic 65 Wins at Copa del Rey

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(Source: Hall Spars) The Hall-rigged Baltic 65 Stig made its racing debut at the 2010 Copa del Rey Audi Mapfre sailed in Palma, Spain. Sailing in IRC A, the “mini-maxi” division, Stig finished first of the racer cruisers, just ahead of another Hall project, the Swan 60 Emma. Stig is one of Baltic Yachts’ marquee  … Read more

J/111 Spars with Nanotube Technology

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The new J/111 from J/Boats launched in early August with a full set of Hall Seamless spars. “It’s really fun to drive,” says Ben Hall following the initial stepping and sail trials. “The helm is beautifully balanced. The sailplan has a very high aspect ratio, and the a-sail is really big,” he adds. “Combined with  … Read more

Comet 100 Will Have Hall Seamless Spars

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(Source: Hall Spars) Hall Spars has been commissioned build a three-spreader fractional Seamless carbon mast for the new Comet 100 designed by Andrea Vallicelli. The Comet 100 is the largest of the popular Comet line of yachts built in Italy by Comar. The Comet 100 will also feature a signature Hall VBoom, and will sail  … Read more

Lionheart

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(Source: Future Fibres Facebook) Last week Future Fibres’ were in The Netherlands to assist with dressing and stepping the full pbo Future Fibres rig on the mast of Lionheart, the world’s largest J-Class. The new breed of aluminum Super J-Class yacht was built by Claassen Jachtbouw and measures 44m LOA, is 6.55m at her beam  … Read more

Baltic 112 Reichel Pugh Nauta

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(source: Hall Spars) The spectacular Baltic 112 RPN Nilaya was launched in Finland in June. Designed for racing performance, Nilaya has a 48m, high-modulus Hall Seamless spar fit with Hall SCR standing rigging with titanium fittings. The Hall-supplied running rigging package is made up of all high-performance Gottifredi Maffioli ropes.