FSE ROBLINE APP: Now Available in the App Store

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Innovation, reliability, and exceptional performance are what sailors are looking for when they choose their ropes. These attributes have also been key priorities of FSE Robline: the leading manufacturer of marine ropes. The company continually strives to improve the service level that it provides to its customers. Therefore it launched its interactive FSE Robline app  … Read more

Tanguy time

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Tanguy keeps delivering. We love the constant stream of informative and sometimes outright hilarious media coming of ‘Initiatives Coeur’. La montée au mât de Tanguy de Lamotte por VendeeGlobeTV

Welcome Armare Ropes!

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We welcome our latest advertiser, Armare Ropes, to Rigging News! Armare is among the leading  ropes manufacturers, offering a comprehensive range of technologically advanced products. Based in San Giorgio di Nogaro (Udine – Italy), their 4000m2 facility encompasses their production and test facility, delivering a highly personalised service across all marine and architectural sectors. Once again, welcome and  … Read more

The ultimate test

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  Would you hang your new borne child off this? Greement Courant is performing the ultimate product test on their rope work! Congratulation to you on the latest addition to the team.

Soft lock

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(Source: Kohlhoff GmbH) The LOOP® Lock has been designed for halyards, tacklines or any other application where a light, strong and reliable rope holding system is required. It  works on the same principle as a single braid splice, holding the rope by friction. To open the LOOP® Lock, just pull on the release line, without having to preload the halyard! It  … Read more

Something different

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In the middle of CYR’s busiest season ever, an opportunity came along that was just too cool to pass up!   Chicago-based architecture firm Studio Gang was presenting an exhibition of their work at Chicago’s Art Institute, and they came to CYR for a very rigging themed part of the project. They’d created four “rope  … Read more

Upgrade

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Dyneema® SK78 as standard across all Marlow Dyneema® products. (Source: Marlow Ropes) Marlow has upgraded all Dyneema products to use SK78 fibre. Dyneema® SK75 which was the standard across the rope range has been upgraded to the higher performing Dyneema® SK78 for 2013. Dyneema SK78 has been used within the MGP Series (Customer Ropes) for  … Read more

Nothing soft about this.

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Wow – a 100 ton soft shackle from Liros.  Thanks for the shot to Peter Gustafsson from Blur.se

Modern. Classic.

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Regular Rigging News contributor Ryan Scott has moved on. No longer with West Marine Rigging in Rhode Island, he has set up on him own but, luckily for us, he is still sharing his work with us:     ‘This one is a little different’, says Ryan. ‘The boat is an S Class boat, built in 1919, hull number  … Read more

A monster’s afterlife

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Thanks to Kristian from Chicago Yacht Rigging Inc. for this nice write up of his work on the the mighty ‘Il Mostro’ which has its new home on the Great Lakes: The VO70 Il Mostro that competed in the 2008 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race came to Chicago this year, and it was a real treat to  … Read more