The Business

By Rigging Projects,

A week ago we launched the ‘Rigging Business Directory’ with one lonely entry – Rigging News. 5 days on we are in business! Over 60 entries from riggers, spar makers rigging manufacturers the world over have now signed up to what will be the bases of the most comprehensive rigging directory on the net. Not listed  … Read more

The Rigging News ‘Rigging Business Directory’ is here!

By Rigging Projects,

The latest addition to Rigging News is now online! In a continued effort to keep this blog informative and useful to both the rigging professional and the consumer, we have created an online interactive business directory for all yacht rigging related companies.  List your company by simply filling in the details in the form below  … Read more

Cross section

By Rigging Projects,

We love these pictures taken during a recent bow remodel undertaken by Accastillage Diffusion Denia in Spain. ‘The boat had an accident and we repaired it, we changed the shape of the bow and we designed a bowsprit. All the rigging has been overhauled and the mast has been checked for possible damages’, comments Alvaro  … Read more

Winter test

By Rigging Projects,

The boys at Equiplite make the most of the bad weather in Europe to get some testing done. Connectors for Santa’s sleigh? 

Not Rigging but…

By Rigging Projects,

It’s sailing and its gone viral on the internet. Uploaded by Alex Thomsom Racing, this vid is closing in on 100’000 views in less than a week. Marketing at its best:

The extension

By Rigging Projects,

More AC45 news this week: In order to improve light air performance, AC Management is introduction a wing extension as seen on Emirates Team New Zealand. More to follow. Photo: Chris Cameron Photo: Chris Cameron 

So, you want to build a VOR70?

By Rigging Projects,

Ok, so it’s not strictly rigging related but it’s a great clip and we are suckers for the current VOR boats. On top of that, Kimo Worthington surely has a career as a talk show host in store once he is done with the yachting industry! Check out the latest from Pumacast:

Facebook update

By Rigging Projects,

Harken continuous to lead the Rigging News Facebook Top 20 by a sea mile although their ‘growth’ seem to have slowed a bit. Sail22 is also closing in on third placed ‘Dyneema’ who have shown little movement since the end of the Dyneema challenge. We have lost two Companies out of the top 20 on  … Read more

Mast Cam

By Rigging Projects,

More Windsurfing Videos Just awesome! Have you put a camera on a rig lately? We’d love to see the footage!

Going up

By Rigging Projects,

(Source: Greenpeace) We sent a GoPro camera up the 55 meter aft mast of the Rainbow Warrior thinking the best bit would be the view from the top of the highest A-frame mast in the world. But the camera’s ride in the crow’s nest was pretty darn good. Catch our web video series “Stories from  … Read more