Done Deal

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  Lewmar Signs Superyacht Deals With New Winch Designs As Superyacht design trends evolve, so too must the look and feel of the equipment specificed for them. With that in mind, Lewmar has recently redesigned its custom line of deck winches to offer a cleaner, more streamlined look. To achieve this, the winches are now  … Read more

New Gear

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Developed by Sean ‘Doogie’ Convreux  in conjunction with Tyler Bech and Bech Marine, this prefeeder has been extensively tested on the World Championship winning mini maxi ‘Bella Mente’. Featuring a quick release and adjustable opening to suit different luff tapes, this cool bit of kit is now available for purchase at www.sailprefeeder.com

On Show

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New Lewmar Products on Show at Cannes   The Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes begins today in the glamorous setting of the French Riviera. The start of the event is also the debut for many new boats, amongst them the Dufour 500, Hanse 575 and Tofinou 12. The Dufour 500, the second largest model  … Read more

Delight

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Lewmar and Navtec Outfit Latest Turkish Sloops In the last few weeks Lewmar and Navtec have commissioned their products on two new superyachts, both recently launched in Istanbul. “Simba”, the classic Hoek-designed 108ft sloop, is a sistership to “Jazz Junior” and has a full package of Navtec rod standing rigging and fibre runners, together with  … Read more

Spin me right round

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Revolutionary SPINEX™ Top-Down Furler Exclusive Technology Eliminates Common Asymmetrical Sail Furling Issues Annapolis, MD – SPINEX is Profurl’s revolutionary new spinnaker furler engineered to solve the various challenges that plague current “top down” furler designs. Developed through months of intensive product research and testing, this new system offers a true technological advancement for spinnaker and  … Read more

Speed Rigging

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Navtec Refits Rig in Record Time (Source: Navetec) When the 130ft Vaimiti required a full rigging refit within a restricted timescale, the natural choice was Navtec.  Designed by Fauroux in 2003 and built by Trehard Shipyard, she has a relentless sailing calendar and therefore downtime is very costly and must be minimised. Thanks to the  … Read more

Forespar Tri-Reacher

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Forespar Tri-Reacher™ Asymmetrical Sail Pole New Adjustable Length Pole Offers Affordable Downwind Control Option Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – Forespar’s new Tri-Reacher Pole offers an affordable option for asymmetrical sail users looking to upgrade their downwind sail control. This new 3-piece adjustable pole can be adjusted for almost any asymmetrical sail and works well for  … Read more