Lionheart’s Mast, Boom and Pole left Hall Spars, Rhode Island. It is Holand bound where it will be steped in the latest J-Yacht to hit the water this summer. (Hall Spars – Facebook) (Hall Spars – Facebook)
This week the latest rig out of Hall Spars NZ, was loaded – Europe bound – for the new Warwick 82 currently in build at Alia Yachts in Turkey. The 35 meter, 3 spreader carbon mast and boom were built at the old Matrix Mast facilities in West Auckland which Hall Spars acquired in 2007.
Titan 15, a Reichel/Pugh 75, took a decisive win in the St. Maarten Heineken regatta, with 3 bullets and 2 second place finishes. Titan 15 sports a HM Hall Carbon rig with Future Fibres PBO rigging. Rod rigged Southern Cross 52, Vela Veloce corrected out second overall with Rambler and Highland Fling (both EC6+) finishing … Read more
This is hardly news but nevertheless interesting.
(Source: Hall Spars – Facebook) J Class Lionheart rig was the big mast on campus this winter. Here’s one of its turnbuckles (Future Fibres Supplied) – 76.3lb of pure titanium – next to the suggested J24 turnbuckle.