Boom Town

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Captured by Carlo Borlenghi dockside in Porto Cervo where the Maxi Worlds kicked off yesterday. Photo credit: Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi

Oysters

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Oyster 1 (Source: Hall Spars) Design work is underway for a spectacular four-spreader Seamless carbon mast and Hall carbon Oceanfurl boom for the new Oyster 125. The Oyster 125 is the largest superyacht in the new Dubois-designed range recently introduced by Oyster Marine. Hall’s aerospace quality process is the perfect complement to the high-tech construction  … Read more

Lorima (almost) News

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We kind of missed this one. Published a month ago by Lorima we thought its innovating enough to warrant a post now: 80′ ECOLUTION This 80′ Yacht is the brainchild of owner Wubbo Ockels, well known in Holland for being the first Dutchman in space in 1985. LORIMA was chosen for the fabrication of those  … Read more

Maxi vs Mini

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Apart from their size, the maxi ‘Lahana’ and Scotty Cav’s new mini have plenty in common. Both are from the drawing board of Bakewell-White and are rigged by Southern Spars. This is prove that size really doesn’t matter and yes – the minis prod is longer….

Time to Replace V

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Haven’t done one of these for a while – and thanks to Juan Pablo Cadario we got this beauty. This T-ring busted on the TP52 Matador during the Audi Med Cup Caja Mediterráneo Region of Murcia Trophy.

Wing Porn

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UPDATE: More bad luck for Steve Clark and Aethon as they broke their wing on leg one, race one of the C-Class Champs. Check the footage, courtesy of Sailing Anarchy who are covering the event live: Ok, turn down the lights, lock the door and get yourself over to http://www.littleac.com/ for some great pictures of the  … Read more

ICAP Leopard and Celox 40 out with rigging failure

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Gottfried Pössl’s Class 40, Celox 40 was dismasted shortly after the start of the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race as boat captain Andreas Hanakamp explains; “We were doing 26.4 knots of boat speed when the runner gave way, everybody is okay but shattered. We have anchored the rig and marked it, so that it  … Read more

Not rigging but….

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another product that caught our eye not for what it is but for its concept. Recycling is the future and this award winning light weight sailing jacket from Henri Lloyd is all about that. Partnering with the Japanese company Teijin (Japanese company specialising in developing environment-friendly products and services) and using ECO CIRCLE™ (Teijin’s revolutionary  … Read more