AC 2013 – Winging it.

By Rigging Projects,

For you guys who are interested finer details of the AC72 and AC45, you will have to wait until the 30th September and 30th October respectively for the full design rules to be released. This is what we know from the protocol released today in terms of the Masts / Wings. 1. For the Match,  … Read more

Wing Porn

By Rigging Projects,

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

Disappointing

By Rigging Projects,

Wing fans had a disappointing week as we learned that the two latest cutting edge developments of the hard sails will not compete in their respective events. Firstly Adam May’s wing (see previous post) was supposed to get an airing at the Moth Europeans in Switzerland but Adams daytime job got in the way. Adam comments:  … Read more

C+

By Rigging Projects,

The coolest event of the year is about to start and they have a new Website. Lets hope the little Americas Cup can deliver where its big brother failed.

May Gives you Wings – The Story

By Rigging Projects,

As promised, the story from Adam May, the creator of the coolest Moth rig going: (Source: Adam May) For pretty much as long as I’ve sailed I’ve had a fascination with the futuristic looking C Class cats, and their wing sails. I’ve always wanted to do a wing, but had imagined it would be as  … Read more

Spot of Bother

By Rigging Projects,

The defenders of the Little America’s Cup, Canann, trashed their wing mast last week after being caught out by a squall in Newport Rhode Island. Bad times.

Winging it.

By Rigging Projects,

The ‘big’ Americas Cup may be over but the “Little’ one, and arguably more exciting one, is kicking off in Rhode Island this summer. Speed sailor Paul Larson and his Team Invictus are testing their new wing in Weymouth, UK and dispite capsizing and damaging their solid sail last weekend – they look to be  … Read more