Top Job

By Rigging Projects,

Lewmar Appoints New USA General Manager    (Source: Lewmar) Lewmar is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Harcourt Schutz as its new USA General Manager, based in Lewmar’s Guilford, CT office. Harcourt has been with Lewmar for 13 years and has occupied various roles during that time, up to and including his recent position  … Read more

Geared up

By Rigging Projects,

(Source: Lewmar) Lewmar is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the supplier of deck equipment to the new Sunbeam 28.1, launching later this week at the Tulln boat-show in Austria. The 28.1 represents the first new boat partnership between the two companies and is partly down to Lewmar’s unique position of being  … Read more

Done Deal

By Rigging Projects,

  Lewmar Signs Superyacht Deals With New Winch Designs As Superyacht design trends evolve, so too must the look and feel of the equipment specificed for them. With that in mind, Lewmar has recently redesigned its custom line of deck winches to offer a cleaner, more streamlined look. To achieve this, the winches are now  … Read more

On Show

By Rigging Projects,

New Lewmar Products on Show at Cannes   The Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes begins today in the glamorous setting of the French Riviera. The start of the event is also the debut for many new boats, amongst them the Dufour 500, Hanse 575 and Tofinou 12. The Dufour 500, the second largest model  … Read more

Delight

By Rigging Projects,

Lewmar and Navtec Outfit Latest Turkish Sloops In the last few weeks Lewmar and Navtec have commissioned their products on two new superyachts, both recently launched in Istanbul. “Simba”, the classic Hoek-designed 108ft sloop, is a sistership to “Jazz Junior” and has a full package of Navtec rod standing rigging and fibre runners, together with  … Read more

Lewmar reinforces its design team

By Rigging Projects,

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

Backwind. On demand.

By Rigging Projects,

Lewmar have introduced the REVO™ Winch Range at METS 2011, a complete range of electrically-operated, backwinding winches. Following the evolution of the successful Ocean Range into EVO™ in 2009, the new REVO™ Range represents a revolution in Lewmar winch design. With the touch of a button, sailors are able to trim sails both in and  … Read more

Dealer man

By Rigging Projects,

Lewmar Announces New Distributor in France Lewmar is pleased to announce the appointment of Tecmar as their new aftermarket distributor in France. Based in La Rochelle, Tecmar distributes Lancelin and Mastervolt alongside the complete Lewmar portfolio. Headed up by Thierry Lambot, a greatly-experienced former Lewmar employee, Tecmar is in a unique position to draw upon  … Read more

Show-time.

By Rigging Projects,

We are guessing that our mailboxes will be filling up with this kind of message over the next 3 weeks… It’s nearly show-time! (Source: Lewmar)With less than three weeks until the start of METS 2011 on 15th November in Amsterdam, the Lewmar Team are busy preparing for what promises to be an eventful show! It  … Read more

Champagne sailing

By Rigging Projects,

The Team at Lewmar HQ are eagerly following the progress of Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron as they lead Leg 1 of the Global Ocean Race. Regular refreshing of the Global Ocean Race tracker on www.globaloceanrace.com has seen the Lewmar-equipped Class 40, Campagne de France, hold on to the lead since the start of the  … Read more