Impressive

By Rigging Projects,

With the Route du Rhum kicking off, Lorima Masts have put out an impressive summary of the masts carrying their logo in this years’ event. Check it:

The (marketing) Boss

By Rigging Projects,

Alex Thomson Racing and Hugo Boss are at it again – showing the rest of the industry how to achieve maximum return for your sponsor. Great effort.

News from France

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—- LORIMA PERFORMANCE —-   TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE 2013 This year’s edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre sees 40% of the fleet equipped with masts from LORIMA. Departure from Le Havre this coming Sunday for Itajaí in Brazil ! Fair winds and following seas… Thomas Coville and Sodebo on stand-by in Brest Currently on stand-by  … Read more

Gains

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(Source: Future Fibres) When British sailor Mike Golding crossed the finish line for the latest edition of the Vendée Globe, he joined a group of elite, record-breaking yachtsmen. After over 88 days at sea, Golding, on-board his custom-built racing yacht Gamesa, became the first person to ever complete the singlehanded round-the-world course three times. Golding  … Read more

Ghost Ship

By Rigging Projects,

An eerie view of Bubis Imoca 60 ‘Acciona’ before having the rigging cut off, the boat righted and towed to shore.

A 6th and a 1st.

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Congratulations Mike Golding (Source: Future Fibres) After 88 days, six hours and 36 minutes at sea, legendary British skipper Mike Golding completed his third Vendée Globe solo round the world race and his sixth circumnavigation of the planet! Crossing the line at Les Sables d’Olonne in sixth place, just hours behind French rival Jean Le  … Read more

1,2,3

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Navtec Rigging Dominates Vendée Globe  (Source: Navtec) The Vendée Globe is unquestionably one of the toughest races on sailors and equipment. The non-stop single-handed around the world race takes the best of both just to finish, let alone reach the podium. Navtec, the rigging division of Lewmar, was chosen by all three podium finishers to  … Read more

Tanguy time

By Rigging Projects,

Tanguy keeps delivering. We love the constant stream of informative and sometimes outright hilarious media coming of ‘Initiatives Coeur’. La montée au mât de Tanguy de Lamotte por VendeeGlobeTV

Breaking news: Virbac looses keel

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At 23.45hrs UTC, while sailing in the third position of the Vendée Globe, about 500 miles northwest of the Cape Verde islands, Jean-Pierre Dick called his team to inform them that his boat, Virbac-Paprec 3, had lost its whole keel at 22.45hrs UTC. The skipper from Nice has stabilised the situation. The boat has full  … Read more