(Source: Rigging Projects) With the European Regatta season firmly underway, its time for a quick update. Since launching Rigging Projects, the response and the subsequent work load has been phenomenal. Our biggest project to date – the deck hardware and rigging replacement / service / refit of the JV72 Mini Maxi ‘Jethou’ came to a … Read more
Proof loaded and finished! (Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) Here are the loops I nipped into do on Friday last week. The smaller ones are good for a 3 ton work load limit with a 4:1 safety factor, and the larger ones are good for a 10 ton work load limit with the same safety factor. … Read more
(Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) One of the little projects I have been working on lately is the Jammers for the 58.4 mtr sloop Kokomo. They have a special custom designed Spinlock jammer system for some of their lines, which has a carbon coffin as an insert into a special jammer body. The Spinlock idea is … Read more
(Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) Check out this little video of my test bench moving under 10 tons of load. Watch the ruler rise and fall as the load comes on and off. The strops inside are being proof loaded to 10 tons You can see the glue has given up the ghost, and it no … Read more
(Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) Gosh the time has flown by so quickly, it seems like just last week when the doors first opened to Doyle Rigging in Palma last year. It was this time last year when I arrived back from Racing on Highland Fling at the 2012 Maxi Worlds, that Doyle Rigging officially opened! … Read more
(Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) Bob stays for a 40ft Grand Prix race boat. The top sample is the new bobstay I have built, and the bottom sample is the original from the boat. Its hard to see in the photos how different they are but here’s some facts for you. The new … Read more
…we like it. This dog-bone loop, built by Doyle Rigging in Palma is destined for P2’s (125′ Philippe Briand design) headboard car.
(Source: Doyle Rigging Palma / Todd Cooper) Today I’m proud to say that Doyle Rigging has been chosen as supplier of choice to provide the new running rigging package for the 46 mtr Dubois designed ( http://www.duboisyachts.com/) performance sloop, being built at Vitter’s shipyard in Holland. The running rigging will be built out of custom … Read more