(Source: Hall Spars) Hall Spars has been commissioned build a three-spreader fractional Seamless carbon mast for the new Comet 100 designed by Andrea Vallicelli. The Comet 100 is the largest of the popular Comet line of yachts built in Italy by Comar. The Comet 100 will also feature a signature Hall VBoom, and will sail … Read more
(Source: SolOcean) The one-design rigging, specially designed for oceanic races and single-handed round-the-worlds, has now been defined down to the smallest details. The mast – a fixed mast with single spreaders – has been ordered from Beat Wildberger (Alucarbon). This is the last modification before the publication of the final list for the SolOceans One-design … Read more
(Source: Scuttlebutt) The second quarter has been a busy period for the Southern Spars Group with a raft of exciting new developments: from bringing onboard the Nordic Mast team, to implementing leading edge robotic technology, as well as preparing for the move to a newly constructed, bespoke manufacturing HQ later this year. Add the launching … Read more
These Kohlhoff Loop shackles succeeded where the steel shackles failed: ‘We have had 70kts of wind today here in Cala di Volpe in a Mistral & these shackles took the weight of the vessel swinging on these without any issues. We broke two mooring lines but those shackles are incredible. Even broke a mild steel … Read more
(Source: Future Fibres) Future Fibres continues to support the RC44 Class and the development of Valencia, Spain as a world class regatta venue by sponsoring this week´s event being held in the Americas Cup Port. Valencia is the home to both Future Fibres and the brand new Future Spars facilities. Since becoming the official class … Read more
A collaboration between bowman/boat jig Tristan “Rooster” Cross and metal head Graham Street has lead to the development this high quality rigging gear. Specializing in Titanium dog bones and Dyneema loops, they also build custom fids and fairleads for tweakers and jib leads. Both Tristan and Graham sail on the JV60 Mini Maxi ‘Jethou’ and … Read more
We all heard the story and seen the pictures (See Wednesday’s post) – now watch the video. Still unbelievable!
(Source: RSB Rigging) The RSB Rig Pro team unstepped the J class yacht, Ranger’s mast yesterday. The rig has come out for minor works and a full inspection before the Rolex Maxi Worlds where they will line up against their arch rival Velsheda. The 56mt mast came out with no hitches and will be restepped … Read more
Equiplite’s Fibre 3D Loop 360 has gained approval from BIJLSMA for their 25’000kg SWL loop, installed on the recently launched Hoek designed superyacht ‘Marie’.
Read the full story here – Amazing!