Mega Yacht Global and Pendennis have released further pictures of the rig pull of the largest Sloop in the world – Mirabella 5. Now known as M5, the yacht will undergo a major refit at Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth, UK which includes a complete rig and rigging overhaul.
Marine Results Hyperion Mast Refit at Newport Shipyard 2011 from Kenneth Nevor on Vimeo. The job happened a while ago but the time lapse video has only just been completed and is pretty interesting. Marine Results carries out mast refit on superyacht ‘Hyperion’ at the Newport Shipyard November 2011The 156 ft (47 metres) performance sailing … Read more
(Source: Pendennis) One month after M5’s (ex. Mirabella V) arrival in Falmouth, the yacht has been de-stepped in advance of her docking down in Pendennis Shipyard for her substantial 13 month refit. Located at A & P Falmouth’s Queen’s Wharf, an ideal site for an operation of this scale, the 40-man mast lifting team was … Read more
Superyacht rigging specialists Marine Results have invested in a horizontal tensile testing machine which will enable rigging, spar and lifting equipment to be ultimately and accurately tested to ensure that specifications of equipment manufactured and designed by the company are within safe working loads. The machine tests loads up to 60 tonnes which include splices … Read more
(Source: Boating Business) A small blister on a hull can be just that, or it can be hiding something nastier, like impact damage to the core behind the skin. But how do you find out if a repair’s needed without actually sawing a chunk out? Mast and rigging specialist Marine Results has found another niche … Read more