Self Aligning Pad eye

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(Source: Rondal) This self-aligning pad eye is able to rotate 270 degrees without any visible buttons, locking pins or the requirement of extra tools. The pad eye is interchangeable with different baseplates installed in the deck. During mooring or specific sailing situations, all unnecessary blocks can be removed from deck, creating a clean deck both  … Read more

Rondal ships giant A-frame masts for Rainbow Warrior III

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No fooling you… here is the story explaining the most recent ‘What is it?‘ (Source: Superyacht Times) Rondal, best known in the shipbuilding industry for the precision-engineered and exquisitely-finished masts, winches, hatches, doors and deck equipment it manufactures for the world’s finest superyacht, demonstrated the true breadth of its engineering talents as two massive, 50-metre  … Read more

Rondal to create rig for Royal Huisman superyacht Bugamena

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(source: SuperYachtTimes) Rondal has signed the contract to design and construct the spar and rigging for the 120’ luxury yacht Bugamena, currently under construction at Royal Huisman. This classically lined vessel is designed for high performance global cruising, while at the same time being capable of competing in the top regattas and sail races. Rondal’s  … Read more

Thats big….

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On Wednesday April 21st 2010, the two carbon fibre masts of giant schooner Athos were stepped and supplied with SmartRigging PBO. The event took place in the early morning at Holland Jachtbouw in Zaandam, just above Amsterdam/Netherlands. By the end of the afternoon, the 203ft privately owned cruising yacht, designed by Andre Hoek, was ready  … Read more

A sheep in Wolves Clothing

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Super Yacht Times’s yacht of the week feature, reveals some of the rig design philosophy and construction that went into making of the latest ‘J’ ‘Hanuman’. Read the extract here or jump to the full article: (Source: www.superyachttimes.com)The Hanuman project features an exciting collaboration between naval architects Dykstra & Partners, spar makers Rondal, master sail  … Read more