King Ding

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KING COMPOSITE BUENOS AIRES SUCCESSFULLY MEETS ITS GREATEST CHALLENGE EVER    After one year of continuous work, KC Buenos Aires facility finished the construction of the largest Argentine-made carbon masts. Mizzen and mainsail are 167.3 and 160.7 feet long respectively, and they will be the masts of the 172’ schooner “Doña Francisca”, designed by  … Read more

Boom. News.

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NEW KING COMPOSITE DEVELOPMENT OF MAXI FURLING BOOMS (Source: King Composite)Last month King Composite shipped to Uruguay two beautiful Furling Booms: one 16.5mts & the other 14.0mts in length for the Doña Francisca, a 172 foot Javier Soto Acebal classic Schooner. When we first started with this project, the goal was to get the sail  … Read more

A solid 100t.

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Soto 150’ – first superyacht ever to be fully equipped with solid carbon rigging (Source: Carbo-Link) Carbo-Link is proud to announce to be the first carbon rigging manufacturer to equip a superyacht with a complete set of solid carbon rigging. The 150’, Soto Acebal designed schooner, will be launched in 2012. The mast is produced  … Read more

Not Sotto Voce

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One design is making a comeback and while there are many designers and builders trying to get their product off the ground, few are getting there. One boat which has certainly made it is the Sotto 40. 9 boats lined up at the first leg of the Mitsubishi Sailing Cup in Rio last weekend and  … Read more

King Composites is ramping up in VLC

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(Source: King Composites) The new mast building facility in Valencia is on full throttle. The autoclave is already installed and the building team is working on the first projects. The recent opening of the facility in Valencia represents a giant step forward for King Composite. This will allow us to be much closer to our  … Read more