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Yachting Monthly contiunes their quest of breaking things. Good times.
(Source: Colligo Marine) Colligo Marine Rigs Open 60 Monohull with Colligo Dux Synthetic Rigging. US synthetic rigging manufacturer Colligo Marine has rigged the first open 60 monohull with Colligo Dux Synthetic Standing Rigging. The boat, an older vintage Open 60, rigged in Australia, is planned to be campaigned and cruised, wordwide. The synthetic standing rigging … Read more
Issue 2 of Future Fibres new magazine is out. Plenty going on with the guys in Valencia. Check it.
(Source: Bella Mente Racing) Just a quick update. We stepped the rig yesterday and successfully got it tuned. We were all very nervous about lengths of all the shrouds. Credit goes to the guys at Hall and Future Fibers for getting it all right. The team worked hard to get it all together. Today was … Read more
(Source: Hall Spars) Ken Read, sailing PUMA’s Mar Mostro (Volvo 70) won IRC Class 1 at the New York YC annual regatta sailed in Newport, RI. Hall supplied the Seamless carbon mast and boom for Mar Mostro. Other Hall-rigged winners included Devocean, Steve Devoe’s Swan 45 (IRC 3), Apparition, Ken Colburn’s Swan 42 (Swan 42 … Read more
Southern Spars General Manager David Glen talks.
(Source: BYM) Marine Results lowers Hetairos’ rig to get under 28m high Itchen bridge Most vessels passing under the 28m (92ft) high Itchen bridge at the top of Southampton Water in Woolston can get under it with ease but when the 42.85m (140ft) classic ketch Hetairos was making her way to the yard at Southampton … Read more
Dave Kneale/Volvo Ocean Race © The Volvo Ocean Racing is coming round fast and we’ve already seen the first two new generation boats hit the water. What makes this race more exciting than ever is the diversity in mast and rigging suppliers. The first two editions of the race sailed in the VOR70’s where much more clear cut … Read more
(Source: APS) This J/111 Double Bobbin Inhauler is made of milled aluminum. It’s so strong, you don’t have to worry about it deforming under high loads. A continuous splice of 1/4″ AmSteel is secured around the bobbin. The splice acts as padding for the deck and mast. The bobbin is kind to line; it has … Read more