New Gear

By Rigging Projects,

Developed by Sean ‘Doogie’ Convreux  in conjunction with Tyler Bech and Bech Marine, this prefeeder has been extensively tested on the World Championship winning mini maxi ‘Bella Mente’. Featuring a quick release and adjustable opening to suit different luff tapes, this cool bit of kit is now available for purchase at www.sailprefeeder.com

Dockwalk – Maxi Cup 2012

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A few early morning pictures for the dock at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda last week during the Maxi Cup.    The fleet Bella Mente JV72   Bella Mente JV72 Better Place Wally 50 meter Better Place Wally 50 meter Mini and Maxi rigs Shockwave JV72 Rolex Maxi Cup 2012 Hetairos Baltic Yachts

Moth Wings

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We featured Advanced Wing Systems a little while ago here on Rigging News and we can’t wait to get the full brief on this little beauty.

On the foils again

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 (Source:Sailrocket) Hi all, I’m happy to say that the new foil design is currently in transition from the drawing board to reality. It has been a long, frustrating but necessary path to this point. We have had to go back to school on this one. There has been a big shift in understanding from  … Read more

Artemis & ETNZ Compared.

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A REAL WORLD PREMIÈRE: THE FIRST ETNZ’s AC72 PLANS – July 2012 (Source:) François Chevalier et Jacques Taglang For the very first time we show you the lines and sail plans of ETNZ’s new AC72 christened New-Zealand, launched by the team July 21st, 2012 plus a comparison between this new AC72 an the “old” wingmast  … Read more

Hot action

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All eyes were on the action in IRC 0 at Copa del Rey last week. We will bring you a write up from the mini maxis competing later this week. Thanks to Russell Dewey for this taster.

Momentum

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Future Fibres are gaining momentum. Check out their most recent magazine (click on image above) for all the news, including their first superyacht mast order, a Volvo Ocean Race review and their latest mast delivery, Shockwave. Check it.

Stig is Sailing

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(Source: Carbo-Link) The Judel/Vrolijk designed Baltic 72, STIG, has been launched in Valencia. Representing a new generation of Maxi yachts, STIG has been optimized to exceed the performance of existing Maxi’s participating in the race circuit. STIG is equipped with full carbon rigging developed and built by Carbo-Link. This includes the lateral, forward and aft  … Read more