Dressed to Kill

By Rigging Projects,

Luna Rossa’s AC72 is being dressed up for the launch party in Auckland. The Prada color scheme looks truly amazing on the wing although welding goggles might be required by the trimmers to cope with the glare! © LUNA ROSSA / Carlo Borlenghi © LUNA ROSSA / Carlo Borlenghi © LUNA ROSSA / Carlo Borlenghi  … Read more

Not so silly?

By Rigging Projects,

SCOD presents the DynaWing AC72, the only AC72 Challenger that isn’t designed to Capsize .   (Source: SCOD) The DynaWing AC72 34th America’s Cup Challenger has a Schooner Rig featuring a hybrid Wingmast and boom furling mainsail combination that delivers a dynamic range of power options from a full sail array with Wingsail emulation efficiency  … Read more

Over and Out

By Rigging Projects,

ORACLE TEAM USA, the defender of the 34th America’s Cup, has capsized its giant AC72 catamaran on San Francisco Bay during a training session. No one on the crew was injured. The capsize took place during the team’s eighth day on the water. Conditions were fresh, with building winds whipping up waves against one of  … Read more

Soft Wing Testing

By Rigging Projects,

  The guys from Advanced Wing Systems got their first couple of sails under their belt on the Moth. Check out their facebook page for more pics and details. This sure looks promising!

XL LX Foils

By Rigging Projects,

Some great shot of the Mirabaud LX foil system. Be sure you check out this video, taking you through the complete build process of this incredible machine. Notre nouveau prototype de foil beaucoup plus élancédéveloppement à suivre pour 2013© Philippe Barraud nos 3 sillages © Philippe Barraud  trim du safran © Philippe Barraud transmission du  … Read more

Multihull Man

By Rigging Projects,

(Source: Future Fibres) Future Fibres has been involved in the multihull sector for over a decade and had considerable success, for example, with Franck Cammas’ record breaking Groupama trimarans. Earlier this month the company welcomed Torbjörn Linderson as product manager for the multihull sector. His arrival and extensive experience has already begun to pay dividends  … Read more

ETNZ AC72 Foiling

By Rigging Projects,

Wow! This shot of the ETNZ AC72 foiling off Auckland was posted in the crew.org.nz forums. No further details….. yet!