NS – Resized.

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NEW NS connector sizes will be introduced to accommodate new rope types. (Source: Equiplite)The current global rope technology shows reducing diameters while having a much higher breaking strength. Equiplite™ has adapted its connectors accordingly. Due to more efficient production methods we have also been able to reduce the prices of all NS connectors.

The Color of Harken

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Harken has dusted off this classic promo video and uploaded it to You Tube. Introducing the Harken Black Magic range; the year is 1996. Check it!

T10 Backstay: Cascade

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We love Chicago Yacht Rigging Inc detailed write-ups on their various project and we are glad to share them here. This one is one for ‘everyman’s boat, which is a nice little departure for the recent features which were mainly Grand Prix racing and super yacht based. Check it: Here are a few pics of the  … Read more

Spinlock under new ownership

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(Source: Boating Business) Spinlock has been bought by three of its current executives. Chris Hill, Peter Kirby and Caroline Senior will take over as chief executive, production director and operations director respectively. The three new owners of the company have been working at Spinlock for some time. Mr Hill has worked for Spinlock for 27 years  … Read more

Clean Solution

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Pardon the pun! A novel solution to an ago old problem on display on a 470 at the Princess Sofia Regatta in Palma. Photo courtesy of Sailrev.tv

Press Print

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(Source: Colligo Marine FB) New Spinnaker furler designed for Corsair trimaran sized boats. Small and light. We will have a screacher version also. Will have production parts for the Oakland show. White parts shown are Ultem plastic from a 3d printer. If you don’t know what 3d printing is google it, next best thing to  … Read more

Slippage?

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There is nothing quite as annoying as slipping clutches. Fact. Kristian Martincic from Chicago Yacht Rigging set up a bench test, using clutches supplied by Spinlock, an array of blocks, a winch and a loadcell to replicate and record conditions similar to those encountered on board. The aim of the exercise was to identify the  … Read more

Lewmar reinforces its design team

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New Head of Design, Nigel Smith (Source: Lewmar) Peter Tierney, Lewmar’s CEO and Chairman, commented, “We are delighted to have Nigel joining the Lewmar team as Head of Design. He comes with great experience as Design Manager from a very well respected and successful company within our sector. I am confident he will add greatly  … Read more

Rigging Art

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…why we love our industry! Great shots by marine photographer Eric Rousseau, recording a days work at Greement Courant. “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images  “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images  “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images