Jamming

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  Karver KJ Jammer has been nominated for the METS Dame Award in Amsterdam!   (Source: Karver) On racing boats and super yachts alike, Karver noticed a growing frustration from sailors who were struggling to prevent modern rope covers from slipping in jammers and clutches. Following this market feedback for better rope holding technology, Karver  … Read more

Here to stay

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Top-Down furling is gaining popularity rapidly across the full spectrum of yachts. Stay manufacturers produce reliable torisional cables and furling units are being produced with the sole purpose of furling loose luffed sails from the top down. The future for this system looks bright! This vid shows the class 40 ‘Icarus’, using a Karver KSF2  … Read more

From the top

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(Source: West Marine Rigging – Newport) We just sent off a Karver KSF2 Top-Down Furler with anti-torsion cable and furling line. The anti-torsion line is Marlow 9mm ProDrive which we finish here in house. The furling line is also Marlow, it is their 8mm MGP Furler 50.

Less is more

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(Source: West Marine Rigging) We just completed a project for a Melges 32 customer. It included a few item’s including sheets, control lines and a new backstay. The backstay was a new to us constructionat the bottom end. It is made up of Dyneema SK90 core, Dyneema SK75 cover with a sailmakers thimble at the  … Read more

Something for the kids.

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(Source: APS) APS Karver Optimist Mainsheet System Combine Karver KBO blocks with our APS Dyneema Shackle loops for a lightweight, low friction system that you can easily convert for a 4:1 to a 2:1 just by detaching the DSL and letter the lower blow drop to the deck. The same system can be used to  … Read more

A Block for every season

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Karver’s Superyacht KBR blocks are now available in different colors. Match your boats color scheme or change with the seasons…

Wrapped up

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(Source: Karver) Route du Rhum – carton plein pour Karver! Hooks : 1er, 2e, 3e et 4e Furlers : 1er, 2e et 3e Blocks : 1er, 2e, et 3e Karver is still the IMOCA first choice!! Congratulations to the people trusting us.

Karver News

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 Super Yachts News Barracuda 105 Staysail and Spinacker Furlers KF12 single line drum. Ending: eye for toggle. Pin for lashing. Working load = 12T Breaking load = 24T Total weight = 4.76 KG Height = 177 mm Diameter = 220 mm           SPINNAKER BOTTOM UNIT Custom tack swivel to be plugged  … Read more

Synergy…

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The TP52 worlds started yesterday in Valencia, Spain. For those interested, thats a Future Fibres PBO Runner lashed to a Karver K-BTi block. We’re sure that’s what you are looking at!