Rigging Projects – Busy for all the right reasons

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Newsletter No 1 / 2017 2017 is shaping up to be another busy year. With 2 new spars on their way to meet their respective boats and 2 more in build for a spring delivery, Rigging Projects has been working hard on defining specifications and working with the manufacturers to ensure the product is as  … Read more

Scott Gray joins Rigging Projects Ltd

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Rigging Projects Ltd announces the appointment of Scott Gray as a partner in the company, in a move that adds considerable strength and knowhow to the rapidly growing rigging business. Specialising in running rigging, Scott has worked as a rigger for winning Volvo Ocean Race teams and his previous company was chosen as the supplier  … Read more

Knot vs. Splice

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No prizes for guessing the winner! Thanks to More Marine for the vid.

Good Strop

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Sometimes we get pictures sent to us of work the rigger is clearly proud of – and rightly so. This one in from Erwan Tanguy from Your-rigging:   Here is one my last work, a standing strop for an 80′ super yacht extention forestay. This is a winding strop with special dyneema braid inside and dyneema  … Read more

hmmm – interesting.

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      Knots are so last year. Apparently coming to a boatshow near you.

Bent

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(Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) Check out this little video of my test bench moving under 10 tons of load. Watch the ruler rise and fall as the load comes on and off. The strops inside are being proof loaded to 10 tons You can see the glue has given up the ghost, and it no  … Read more

Strongest yet

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D12 99 and D12 Max 99.   (Source: Marlow) Throughout our history Marlow have always embraced innovation, technology and advancement in materials and that philosophy continues at METS 2013 where we will be showcasing our all new D12 99 and D12 Max 99 products.  Manufactured using new Dyneema® SK99, these new products join our Grand  … Read more

Welcome Marlow!

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Marlow Ropes are a UK manufacturer of high quality rope. They pride themselves on technical innovation, sourcing the latest fibres and using the very latest manufacturing techniques.   Marlow are at the forefront of custom rope design for grand prix race boat and superyacht running rigging with the introduction of the Marlow Grand Prix Series  … Read more

Armare visit

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(Source:RSB Rigging) Peer, Allan and Steve are currently in Italy visiting the Armare rope production facility in San Giorgio di Nogaro. The factory is very impressive with machinery whirring away where ever you look.   At RSB we started working with Stefano and Federico a couple of years ago and never cease to be amazed  … Read more