Rigging Projects – Busy for all the right reasons

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Newsletter No 1 / 2017 2017 is shaping up to be another busy year. With 2 new spars on their way to meet their respective boats and 2 more in build for a spring delivery, Rigging Projects has been working hard on defining specifications and working with the manufacturers to ensure the product is as  … Read more

New orders, new challenges for Future Fibres

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(Source: Future Fibres) Three years into mast production and the 2014 order book reflects a diverse range of performance projects. With the Perini 60m sloop fully assembled and awaiting stepping / sea trials and 3 of the largest furling booms in the world (26-30m long) nearing completion, the workshop is getting its teeth into some  … Read more

TP52 Shogun V (ex Azzura) Dismasted

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(Source: Scuttlebutt) In 18 knots of southerly breeze, Rob Hanna’s TP52 Shogun V was dismasted off Palm Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on day two of the Premier Composite Technologies TP52 Southern Cross Cup Regatta, Saturday 14 December 2013. The black carbon fibre mast was 26 metres tall at the midday start of race four  … Read more

Mainsheet 1 – Crew 0

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Its a non contest. The mainsheet will aways win this one! Glad Ran’s crew member got away with  only bruising this time.

The edge

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VSPARS Congratulates Quantum Racing The elusive double of winning both the TP52 Audi MedCup and the TP52 World Championships back to back has been achieved by Quantum Racing using VSPARS RealTime throughout. The team won the 2011 Audi MedCup by 15 points after 45 races, and the TP52 World Championships by 4 points after 7  … Read more

In your face.

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Congrats to Quantum Racing – winners of the 2011 MedCup. We have to admit that despite all the other cool sailing going on, we were completely glued to the final two days of the Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy. Ran’s incredible performance, Bribon’s heartfelt farewell and Quantum’s convincing overall win was unmatched by any other  … Read more

Tidy

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The best media production team in our sport is in action again this week (oh, and some handy sailors!) – follow it all live HERE. Enjoy these beautiful pictures from around the TP fleet on the eve of battle.

Med Cup 2011

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Nice picture…. lots more here. Cascais Trophy, 21 05 2011 © Nico Martinez/Audi MedCup

Champagne 1 – TP52 0

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All conquering TP52 Audi Azzurra lost its first fight of the year… to a champagne bottle. The boat builders will be pleased! The Med Cup gets underway tomorrow with 6 brand new boats on the line. We will bring you an update on their rigging choices for 2011 very soon.

Not rigging…

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…but very cool from the TP52 Quantum build at Longitud Cero in Burriana, Spain. Part 2 to follow.