Development Leads The Way At Southern Spars

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(Source: Scuttlebutt) The second quarter has been a busy period for the Southern Spars Group with a raft of exciting new developments: from bringing onboard the Nordic Mast team, to implementing leading edge robotic technology, as well as preparing for the move to a newly constructed, bespoke manufacturing HQ later this year. Add the launching  … Read more

Southern Spars and Nordic Mast to merge.

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The Directors and Shareholders of Nordic Mast and Southern Spars are pleased to announce the merger of Nordic Mast and Southern Spars. The merger will create a combined entity with over 350 staff that will be better equipped to compete on the world stage, supplying a comprehensive range of high quality carbon fibre masts, booms  … Read more

Small is Beautiful

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(Source: Nordic Mast) Fedder Wiesel Production Manager at Nordic Mast “Carbon products are often being perceived as only being used on larger boats, and many sailors do not realise that it can benefit any boat no matter how large or small they are. We currently have an interesting project in designing and producing mast and  … Read more

On Trial

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No, not the Americas Cup (I won’t bore you with that) but the new Southern Wind 110, Hull #1. Recently splashed in Cape Town, she is undergoing extensive sea trials before being delivered to her new owner. The yacht sports a Nordic Mast carbon mast and boom and a full PBO standing rigging package from  … Read more