Throw the dog a bone

By Rigging Projects,

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

Season Finale

By Rigging Projects,

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

It’s a Wrap II

By Rigging Projects,

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!

More than just Ash!

By Rigging Projects,

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

Not Strictly Rigging

By Rigging Projects,

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