SUCCESS FOR SOUTHERN SPARS’ RIGGED YACHTS AT THE 2012 WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS Southern Spars’ rigged yachts once again dominated the awards, withS.Y Vertigo taking top spot as she was crowned the 2012 sailing superyacht of the year and best sailing yacht 40m+ size range. Southern Spars’ riggedVertigo,is an astounding 67.2m and is equipped with the … Read more
Mega Yacht Global and Pendennis have released further pictures of the rig pull of the largest Sloop in the world – Mirabella 5. Now known as M5, the yacht will undergo a major refit at Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth, UK which includes a complete rig and rigging overhaul.
Is this the ‘highest’ GoPro stepping todate? The Wally 50 meter is in.
Future Fibres stepped the refitted mast for Anemos, a Swan 112, in Valencia after a full carbon rigging upgrade. The mast was also repainted and faired at their new mast facilities just north of the city. RSB Rigging from Palma de Mallorca was enlisted to to support the Future Fibres team with the stepping of … Read more
Marine Results Hyperion Mast Refit at Newport Shipyard 2011 from Kenneth Nevor on Vimeo. The job happened a while ago but the time lapse video has only just been completed and is pretty interesting. Marine Results carries out mast refit on superyacht ‘Hyperion’ at the Newport Shipyard November 2011The 156 ft (47 metres) performance sailing … Read more
(Source: Pendennis) One month after M5’s (ex. Mirabella V) arrival in Falmouth, the yacht has been de-stepped in advance of her docking down in Pendennis Shipyard for her substantial 13 month refit. Located at A & P Falmouth’s Queen’s Wharf, an ideal site for an operation of this scale, the 40-man mast lifting team was … Read more
Keepin’ it tidy on the J Class ‘Endevour’ after a day’s racing in St. Barth.
Rigging News: What is your carbon rigging product called? Carbo-Link:The Carbo-Link carbon rigging is called: CL-HT RN: What are its applications? CL: CL-HT systems are used as rigging for Racing boats and Superyachts in the following application: · Shrouds (Lateral rigging) · Fore and Aft Stays (Headstay, torsionally stiff headstay, Backstays and Runners) · Bobstays … Read more
There is a growing number of carbon rigging manufacturers adding not only competition to an already competitive market but also accelerating development of new and existing systems at a more rapid pace than ever. With companies pushing the envelope to have the smallest, lightest, stiffest yet safest system on the market, it’s wrong to think all carbon … Read more
NEW KING COMPOSITE DEVELOPMENT OF MAXI FURLING BOOMS (Source: King Composite)Last month King Composite shipped to Uruguay two beautiful Furling Booms: one 16.5mts & the other 14.0mts in length for the Doña Francisca, a 172 foot Javier Soto Acebal classic Schooner. When we first started with this project, the goal was to get the sail … Read more