White van men

By Rigging Projects,

You know we love a good mobile rig shop. Look out for Marlow’s new machine in the UK this summer. Send us pictures of your work shop here.

Why we do it.

By Rigging Projects,

Sometimes we get so bogged down with our chosen profession that we forget why we chose to do it in the first place. Greement-Courant captured it perfectly with the below vid from their training day on the beautiful, 1908 built classic ‘Mariska’ to whom they supply their rigging. Next time you are busy removing the last shreds  … Read more

Weedwackers

By Rigging Projects,

SD Boatworks Custom Carbon Fiber Kelp Sticks! The California Kelp Forests are recognized as one of the most productive and dynamic ecosystems on Earth. Though we greatly appreciate them for their incredible beauty and productiveness, it can be a real disappointment when you catch kelp on your rudder or keel. Since we like to keep  … Read more

Which?

By Rigging Projects,

We’ve been asked to recommend a running rigging manufacturer with the best suitable product for this beautiful 1910 built, 15 meter gaff rigged sloop. Comment below!

DIY

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Giancarlo sent us this pic from Italy. He says: ‘Getting ready to rig my new boat, all rope works are done by me, at least I’ve got someone to blame is somethig goes wrong’. DIY at its best!

Pimp my Ride

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Sail 22 has pimped their support trailer before heading down to Florida for the winter sun. Check the video to see the rig shop on wheels – with a full compliment of New England Rope on offer:

Green Rope

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Rainbow Warrior III sets sail with ropes from Gleistein Launch ceremony for state-of-the-art Greenpeace campaign vessel (Source: Gleistein)The Rainbow Warrior III was christened and handed over to Greenpeace today at a special launch ceremony at the Fassmer Shipyard in Berne, near Bremen, Germany. Boasting a length of 58 metres and featuring two 50 metre A-frame  … Read more

The Speech

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The Dyneema experience is over and Team Readan Ned has been crowned the winner. Here is their brief ‘Speech’: Hi all ! It’s an honor to win the DET2011. The feeling is overwhelming (even on the pink cloud 😉 ). Special thanks to DSM, Rake-Rigging Lancelin, Team Redan members all supporters and of course our  … Read more