Done Deal

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  Lewmar Signs Superyacht Deals With New Winch Designs As Superyacht design trends evolve, so too must the look and feel of the equipment specificed for them. With that in mind, Lewmar has recently redesigned its custom line of deck winches to offer a cleaner, more streamlined look. To achieve this, the winches are now  … Read more

Dockwalk – Maxi Cup 2012

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A few early morning pictures for the dock at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda last week during the Maxi Cup.    The fleet Bella Mente JV72   Bella Mente JV72 Better Place Wally 50 meter Better Place Wally 50 meter Mini and Maxi rigs Shockwave JV72 Rolex Maxi Cup 2012 Hetairos Baltic Yachts

Salute Stepping

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Salute Stepping from Jon Morris on Vimeo. Jon Morris from Marine Results put together this rather funky video of the ‘Salute’ stepping earlier this year.

Future Perini

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Perini Navi to partner with Future Fibres on two 60 metre superyachts (Source: Charterworld.com) Future Fibres is proud to announce the recent signing of two 60 metre superyachts with prestigious Italian luxury yacht manufacturer Perini Navi. The shipyard chose to collaborate with Future Fibres, sending a clear message: trust Perini Navi – trust Future Fibres.  … Read more

Special K

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The 40 meter Kira Sail Yacht is a vessel inspired by performance, developed for simplicity, and styled minimally. It is meant to bridge the the gap between sail and motor yacht, so that those who take to the winds can do so in the most comfortable and amiable way. Designed to to be computer controlled  … Read more

Momentum

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Future Fibres are gaining momentum. Check out their most recent magazine (click on image above) for all the news, including their first superyacht mast order, a Volvo Ocean Race review and their latest mast delivery, Shockwave. Check it.

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

Nightrider

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(Source: Southern Spars)Under the cover of darkness and when the traffic was minimal, the mammoth Dubois 50m Sloops 60.5m (198ft) mast made the ten mile journey from Southern Spars Custom-Projects facility in Avondale, Auckland to the Rig Pro yard just off Auckland’s Wynyard wharf. Southern Spars custom built composite spar manufacturing facility in Auckland has  … Read more

Carbonised Leopard

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(Source: Future Fibres) A few shots of Leopard 3’s new RDS solid carbon rigging and the mast being prepared to go back in the boat. Our RDS lateral rigging system has a full length, tapered carbon cap shroud with removable diagonals. Stepping is scheduled for later today after an extensive refit of the interior, mast  … Read more