A collaboration between bowman/boat jig Tristan “Rooster” Cross and metal head Graham Street has lead to the development this high quality rigging gear. Specializing in Titanium dog bones and Dyneema loops, they also build custom fids and fairleads for tweakers and jib leads. Both Tristan and Graham sail on the JV60 Mini Maxi ‘Jethou’ and … Read more
No – not scenic shots from this beautiful island but from the Hall Spars, Future Fibres and Marlow rigged Mini Maxi.
The new season is well and truly underway with the Mini Maxi Circuit heading to Capri, Italy next week to fight it out for another Rolex. Rigging News wants to take you back (last time, we promise!) to the finale of the 2009 season. Voile de St.Tropez is the venue. It’s the final inshore regatta … Read more
We recently posted a Video of Saudade’s (Wally 147) ‘Top Down Furling System’. Now a new Vid appeared on the net. This time it’s the new Lutra 80 Singularity using a Future Fibres supplied torsion cable on their A2. Check out the furling speed on this puppy!
Iceland got more than their fair share of bad press lately but there is one thing they can/should shout about. An article published by Sail-World recently tells the story of Hampidjan’s success with their Dynex Dux in the yachting industry. (Source: Sail-World) Founded back in 1934 Hampidjan has spread beyond the Icelandic shores to become … Read more
But a great article nonetheless. Published by http://www.blur.se/, we get a look at the latest 3Di technology from North Sails. Thanks to Peter for allowing us to publish it: North Sails 3Di We’re seeing those very distinctive grey sails showing up on some of the TP52’s, on a few RC44 and soon on both VO70 … Read more
(Source: Southern Spars) Once again Southern Spars rigs have come out on top. At the recent Hublot Palma Vela regatta, the winning yachts in the Maxi Wally, Mini Maxi, and TP52 classes were all powered by Southern Spars. Congratulations to the crews of Magic Carpet 2, Container and Artemis.
Hall Spars have their SCR (Seamless Carbon Rigging) on a high profile boat for the first time. Alegre, the Mills designed mini maxi owned by Mr. Soriano will be competing at Palma Vela staring tomorrow. Picture source: juanpa-cadario.blogspot.com