Lewmar sells Navtec Rigging Division

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(Source: Navtec) Lewmar has sold Navtec in a private deal with Navtec Rigging Solutions Inc. The sale includes both the US operation and Navtec Süd, a smaller manufacturing and service centre based in France.Allen Goddu, owner of Navtec Rigging Solutions Inc, is also President of Impact Alloys, who are a long-term supplier of raw materials  … Read more

1,2,3

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Navtec Rigging Dominates Vendée Globe  (Source: Navtec) The Vendée Globe is unquestionably one of the toughest races on sailors and equipment. The non-stop single-handed around the world race takes the best of both just to finish, let alone reach the podium. Navtec, the rigging division of Lewmar, was chosen by all three podium finishers to  … Read more

Delight

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Lewmar and Navtec Outfit Latest Turkish Sloops In the last few weeks Lewmar and Navtec have commissioned their products on two new superyachts, both recently launched in Istanbul. “Simba”, the classic Hoek-designed 108ft sloop, is a sistership to “Jazz Junior” and has a full package of Navtec rod standing rigging and fibre runners, together with  … Read more

Smashed

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Alex Thomson Smashes Transatlantic Record (Source: Navtec) Lewmar and Navtec would like to express our congratulations to Alex Thomson, who sailed HUGO BOSS over the finish line yesterday evening to break the single-handed monohull transatlantic record by more than 24 hours. Fully equipped with Navtec’s Z-System PBO rigging and Anti-Torsion PBO forestays, Alex’s achievement adds  … Read more

Speed Rigging

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Navtec Refits Rig in Record Time (Source: Navetec) When the 130ft Vaimiti required a full rigging refit within a restricted timescale, the natural choice was Navtec.  Designed by Fauroux in 2003 and built by Trehard Shipyard, she has a relentless sailing calendar and therefore downtime is very costly and must be minimised. Thanks to the  … Read more

Carbon Rigging Q & A – Navtec

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Next in line to answer the 10 questions we posed to all major carbon rigging manufacturers is Navtec. Launched last year at Mets, in Amsterdam, their Thermo Fused Carbon Rigging (TFC) product represents the latest development in Navtec’s 40 year history of building and designing rigging systems. Rigging News: What is your carbon rigging product called?  … Read more

McConaghy MC 38 Optimised With Navtec Rigging

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(Source: Lewmar) The new class, McConaghy’s MC 38, will be battling at the front of this year’s most prestigious regattas. “ Features Navtec Continuous PBO Fibre Rigging ” Drawn by four-time America’s Cup designer Harry Dunning, the MC 38 delivers astonishing performance in a One-Design format, guaranteeing fast, exciting and extremely tight racing. Navtec is  … Read more

Done Deal

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GREMCO chooses NAVTEC equipment (Source: Navtec) Navtec, Global leading manufacturer of rigging equipment and Gremco, the French specialist in rigging repair for Yachts, have concluded an agency agreement. Gremco will distribute Navtec products and equipments across all its operations of Vallauris, Antibes, Toulon, Saint Mandrier and La Ciotat. « Gremco’s well recognised expertise and 33  … Read more

CongratZ

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(Source: Lewmar USA) The team at Navtec would like to congratulate Loïck Peyron and his crew onboard Banque Populaire V as the new holder of Jules Verne trophy for the fastest nonstop circumnavigation. Banque Populaire V is rigged with Navtec’s standard Z system PBO lateral rigging and Navtec’s anti- torsion PBO headstay. 29,002 miles in  … Read more

New product

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Navtec Launch TFC™ Carbon Rigging at METS 2011 Navtec, the rigging solution of Lewmar, have launched TFC™ Carbon Rigging at METS 2011. Navtec Thermo Fused Carbon Rigging is the latest innovation in carbon-fibre rigging. Fabricated from an advanced, flexible, high-modulus carbon composite material with a thermoplastic base, Navtec TFC™ allows new options and enhancements that  … Read more