Watch this space

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Jean-Pierre Dick’s brand new IMOCA 60 got splashed in Auckland and having successfully completed their 90° inversion test, they are awaiting the stepping of the mast. By all accounts, reducing weight and windage where the main design parameters. JP comments: ‘(In terms of) aerodynamics, we have a standard mast with two spreaders, but with only  … Read more

The Boss has a new stick

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Photo: Alex Thompson Racing Alex Thompson’s refitted IMOCA 60 ‘Hugo Boss’ has been launched in the UK. Amongst the major mods to the hull and deck, the boat has also been fitted with a new Hall Spars mast. We believe it’s the first time Hall has supplied a mast for an Open 60. Alex Thompson  … Read more

New Generation

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Vincent Riou’s PRB, the first of a new generation of Open 60’s was launched this week. Sailing for the first time yesterday off the Brittany coast, the team put the boat through its first sets of structural tests. The wing mast, built by Lorima is a development of the spar used on the previous boat.  … Read more