Wichard Group acuires Losange Group

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On Thursday 25 April, a court in Cherbourg officially approved the acquisition of Losange Group (comprised of Facnor, RDM, SparcraftRigging and Charleston Sparcraft Inc.) by Wichard Group, a world leader in marine fittings. The takeover is part of Wichard’s development strategy to create, through internal development of its product portfolio and external acquisitions, a major  … Read more

Spin me right round

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Revolutionary SPINEX™ Top-Down Furler Exclusive Technology Eliminates Common Asymmetrical Sail Furling Issues Annapolis, MD – SPINEX is Profurl’s revolutionary new spinnaker furler engineered to solve the various challenges that plague current “top down” furler designs. Developed through months of intensive product research and testing, this new system offers a true technological advancement for spinnaker and  … Read more

New Furler

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NEX STR: New range of Profurl stayfurlers (Source: ProFurl) Following the launch of its new range of flying sail furlers called NEX, Profurl has developped a new range of stayfurlers called NEX STR. Initially reserved for the sailing elite (60’ open, ORMA multihulls), stayfurlers are becoming increasingly common on a variety of sailing boats: cruisers,  … Read more