For the record

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RSB is keeping it up in STP  (Source: RSB)Last week was a record week for RSB Rigging Solutions, who stepped three big rigs in two days; the first being 50m Ketch by Perini Navi, Is A Rose, closely followed by the graceful 34m sloop, Nephele. The week begun with the final prep and build of  … 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

DIY Loop

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Steve Branagh, Director of RSB Rigging in Palma is talking about their supplier Armare Ropes before Allan Wester takes us through the process of constructing a covered Dyneema loop.

Rig Pro Go Pro

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RSB Rigging Solutions / Rig Pro restepped the 64 meter main mast on the Dubois ketch ‘Nirvana’. Check out the footage shot with a Go Pro from the of the rig. No points for guessing who the awesome soundtrack is by!

Tough Guy

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Photo: RSB Rigging Solutions Ok, he didn’t put Panthalassa, a 56 meter Perini rig’s back in the boat all by himself. He got a little help from the guys at RSB Rigging Solutions. Check the photos and the story here.

RSB unstep Mikado’s masts

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Despite it being the wettest day we have had in Mallorca for some time the unstepping of the masts on the ketch Mikado went very well earlier this week.The 8.5 Ton main mast and the 4.5 Ton mizzen have been taken out for a full refit during the winter months.    

Meanwhile in Palma..

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(Source: RSB Rigging) On Tuesday the RSB Rig Pro team had a very busy day beginning with the unstepping of the 47 meter main mast on the Huisman built ketch William Tai. The mast has been unstepped to allow work to be carried out on the mast step area and while on the ground will  … Read more

Stepping the big gear

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RSB Rigging Solutions in Palma de Mallorca re-stepped the mast of the 170’ Dubois designed ‘Red Dragon’ today. Just for your viewing pleasure, they also took the time to put together a great library of pictures of the event.  Check them out here.

Modern Look

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(Source: RSB Rigging)Perico has just finished leathering the runner flying blocks on the Baltic 72, Bramora. These were done using a carbon print leather and were hand stitched around the block and cable fitting. The finish not only looks great but is also long lasting. At RSB we specialize in leathering blocks, mooring lines and  … Read more

And in Palma…

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RSB Rigging has been super busy: 9 December, 2011 RSB Rig Pro unstep Orion mast… RSB Rig Pro unstepped the 35 meter wing mast onboard Orion; a 30 meter Katana catamaran earlier this week. The unstepping procedure went as planned however there were a few tense moments when the wind picked up as the mast  … Read more