Time for a check up

By Rigging Projects,

18 years since its last inspection, the iconic K1 ‘Big Boat’ gets a rig check. The full story over on Sail-World.com A crane lifts the crew skywards to attach lifting strops to the spar – KZ-1 Mast removal July 1, 2013  – Richard Gladwell_©   Click Here to view large photo The spar hangs free of the hull  … Read more

Not Sotto Voce

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One design is making a comeback and while there are many designers and builders trying to get their product off the ground, few are getting there. One boat which has certainly made it is the Sotto 40. 9 boats lined up at the first leg of the Mitsubishi Sailing Cup in Rio last weekend and  … Read more

Iconic Auckland sparmaker taken over by NZ Rigging

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(Source: sail-world.com) After forty years in business, iconic sparmaker Fostermasts, New Zealand’s oldest spar making and rigging business, has been purchased by New Zealand Rigging. NZ Rigging supplied “Georgia” Formed in 2002, and having expanded steadily ever since, New Zealand Rigging is New Zealand’s largest locally owned and operated yacht rigging and sparmaking business, providing  … Read more