Size indeed matters.

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The major refit and remodelling of M5 is nearing completion with an exciting schedule of milestones planned over the next month. Last week the impressive 78m sloop left the Pendennis facilities at dawn to be manoeuvred to Queen’s Wharf at Falmouth Docks in preparation for her enormous 89m mast to be hoisted back into place.  … Read more

Big Gear III

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(Source: Marine Results) We stepped the worlds tallest yacht mast last night. Many thanks for a huge effort from everyone involved. The lift started at 19.00 hrs and beers were in hand by 01.00. We found a very small window in October that kept the wind below 8 knots, apologies to wives and girlfriends that  … Read more

Weight Savers

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Rigging specialists Marine Results helps save 18 tonnes from M5 rig (Source: Marine Results) M5, still the world’s largest sailing sloop at 75.2 metres LOA before her refit and now at 77.6m with her new stern, has sliced 18 tonnes off the weight of just her rig alone as a result of extensive component replacement  … Read more

Probe on

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Marine Results develops wheel probe for cored composites International rigging and inspection specialists Marine Results have developed a new Non Destructive Testing (NDT) procedure using a custom built ultrasound wheel probe, enabling the company to offer accurate and quick results of tests during inspections of superyachts and grand prix racing yachts.  Combined with Marine Results’  … Read more

New appointment

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  Marine Results appoints specialist surveyor Rigging and NDT specialists Marine Results has made a key new appointment, recruiting Jim Vintner as in-house surveyor. The company, which specialises in providing rig work and inspection consultancy to the superyacht and racing yacht sector has seen a steady growth in business in the survey and inspection division.  … Read more

Marine Results appoints Project Manager

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Rigging specialists Marine Results have made a key new appointment to their management team. Ben Porteous joins the company as Project Manager, to take charge of planning and control of the major rig work and NDT (non-destructive testing) projects that the company’s teams carry out around the world. Marine Results is responsible for rig servicing  … Read more

Two Tall

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The world’s two tallest masts serviced by Marine Results International rigging and structural inspection company Marine Results has just carried out service work on two of the world’s tallest masts.   Marine Results inspected the rig of fast cruising sloop Salute which has the world’s tallest aluminium mast at a towering 75 metres. But even  … Read more

Salute Stepping

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Salute Stepping from Jon Morris on Vimeo. Jon Morris from Marine Results put together this rather funky video of the ‘Salute’ stepping earlier this year.

Team up

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Rigging specialists team up with Pierrepont Analysis  (Source: Marine Results) In a move that strengthens their position as one of the world’s leading superyacht and raceboat rig and structural inspection specialists, international riggers Marine Results have signed a Teaming Agreement with Pierrepont Analysis. All contracts acquired by Pierrepont in the marine sector will be handled  … Read more