Gottifredi Maffioli – Down Under

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(Source: Sail-World) Carl Watson, a veteran of 15 Sydney Hobart races and many other International and National regattas, is the CEO of a new company on the Australian waterfront ,Projects Marine and the former M.D. at Harken Australia, is one of the leading experts in Australia in hardware selection, winch specification, installation and servicing. He  … Read more

Simple / Effective

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A tidy solution from HH Yacht Management to stopping your dock lines from getting filthy, damp and covered with splinters.  Simple.

Keepin It Tidy

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SOAK, a new company based in the US has come to market with a solution to an ago old problem. The SOAK Halyard Clip is used on any boat that does not disconnect their spinnaker halyard while sailing upwind.  It takes the place of tape or carabineers to hold the spinnaker halyard out of the  … Read more

GMT Spar for Hylas 70

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The newest Hylas 70, Archangel, has been launched with a GMT carbon fiber mast featuring an innovative in-mast furling system. Archangel will be on display at Strictly Sail Miami, February 17-21, 2011. “Archangel’s owner is an exceptionally experienced yachtsman with demanding performance expectations for his boat and her gear,” says Jay Kiley, Director of Sales  … Read more

Protect yourself

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(Source: MyBoatsGear.com) Please take the time to visit the MyBoatsGear.com for more great product information. PROtect Tape Not much to say here except that these tapes are used by professional sailors to help move sails, reduce drag, help with chafe and protection. Only the best for the top sailors! Typical applications : Dragging lines over  … Read more

Deal

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Lewmar is offering, for a limited period only, a FREE OneTouch Winch handle with every EVO™ Winch purchased. Lewmar’s EVO™ Winch Range is an evolution of the renowned Lewmar Ocean Winch. •Easy to service, with no tools required •Optional ‘Fast Fit’ stud fi xings for easy installation •Available in a choice of finishes to suit  … Read more

Big Boat Big Dollars

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Source: Spencer Rigging INS Tarangini re-rig given go ahead Spencer Rigging Ltd is pleased to announce the signing of a £1.27m re-rig of the Indian Navy Training Ship INS Tarangini. This is one of many long standing associations that the team at Spencer Rigging are proud to have upheld throughout a difficult period in their  … Read more

Ryan takes Cover

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Ryan from West Marine Newport talks us through some cover. A great read, like all his posts on the WM blog. A Cover Story   So far it is the year of the cover!!! This week we have had a few customers come in and inquire what all this difference about cover’s for lines is.  … Read more

A Wing Sail for Mirabaud LX

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Geneva, Switzerland: Geneva-based sailor and designer Thomas Jundt plans to develop a wing mast for his foiling monohull, Mirabaud LX. Since the radical boat hit the water in April 2008, Mirabaud LX has undergone constant improvement including new floats, sails, foils and continuous fine-tuning to the structure in general. Thomas Jundt, Antoine Ravonel and Eric  … Read more

Marstrom Carbon Spar on Ocean Speed Cruiser Alibi 54

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(Source: Marstrom) Rotating carbon mast, Square topped mainsail, Asymmetric tilted dagger-board foils, High aspect ratio rudder, Carbon canting wheel, U shaped hull, Aft center of Gravity, Huge bowsprit to fly large Code0 and massive asymmetric kite… Alibi’s features orientated toward very high performance are to many to list. If you place the emphasis on lightness  … Read more