Rigging Projects – Busy for all the right reasons

By Rigging Projects,

Newsletter No 1 / 2017 2017 is shaping up to be another busy year. With 2 new spars on their way to meet their respective boats and 2 more in build for a spring delivery, Rigging Projects has been working hard on defining specifications and working with the manufacturers to ensure the product is as  … Read more

Scott Gray joins Rigging Projects Ltd

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Rigging Projects Ltd announces the appointment of Scott Gray as a partner in the company, in a move that adds considerable strength and knowhow to the rapidly growing rigging business. Specialising in running rigging, Scott has worked as a rigger for winning Volvo Ocean Race teams and his previous company was chosen as the supplier  … Read more

Impressive

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With the Route du Rhum kicking off, Lorima Masts have put out an impressive summary of the masts carrying their logo in this years’ event. Check it:

Cut up

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With a bunch of windy / shorthanded record attempts on the horizon, Spindrift 2 reduced the available horsepower – 6 meter of it to be precise. Lorimar is carrying out the mods.

Lift off

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A great little production from Rogi Yacht Rigging in La Ciota, pulling the rigs on the Mari Cha IV (now Samurai). Looking forward to seeing here out on the water again.

New orders, new challenges for Future Fibres

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(Source: Future Fibres) Three years into mast production and the 2014 order book reflects a diverse range of performance projects. With the Perini 60m sloop fully assembled and awaiting stepping / sea trials and 3 of the largest furling booms in the world (26-30m long) nearing completion, the workshop is getting its teeth into some  … Read more

Lapsed

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A sweet little time lapse of the new Gunboat 55 stepping its Hall Spar mast.

Analyse this.

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The advanced structural tools in AzureProject allows for performing a more precise analysis, simulating the structural behavior of the sail considering the panels and patches, any trim and constraint configuration, the wrinkling of the cloth, the relaxation of the forestay and the bending of the mast.

Casualty

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Wedgetail and her crew all safe after the dismasting – Ian Mainsbridge / all2easy (Source: Rolex Sydney Hobart) So it was with the Queensland sloop Wedgetail, the Reichel/Pugh 55 that reached the sanctuary of Hobart’s Kings Pier marina this afternoon after dismasting off Tasman Island in heavy south-westerly weather at 4 am today. Skipper Bill  … Read more

TP52 Shogun V (ex Azzura) Dismasted

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(Source: Scuttlebutt) In 18 knots of southerly breeze, Rob Hanna’s TP52 Shogun V was dismasted off Palm Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on day two of the Premier Composite Technologies TP52 Southern Cross Cup Regatta, Saturday 14 December 2013. The black carbon fibre mast was 26 metres tall at the midday start of race four  … Read more