(Source: Rigging Projects) Friday was stepping day in ’72 Alley’, after a busy week at the STP boat yard in Palma de Mallorca. ‘Shockwave’ kicked off proceedings early in the morning, stepping their Future Fibres mast in preparation of Copa Del Rey. ‘Jethou’ followed with their Hall / Carbo-Link package and ‘Bella Mente’ finally released … Read more
A sweet little time lapse of the new Gunboat 55 stepping its Hall Spar mast.
Hall Spars Celebrates 33 Years (6 June 2013, Bristol, RI, USA) – Opening the doors to a small shop on June 9, 1980, in Bristol, Rhode Island, Eric Hall (pictured) and Phil Garland founded Hall Spars & Rigging with a staff of four mast makers and a receptionist. Today, Hall proudly celebrates 33 years as an … Read more
Hall Spars & Rigging’s Recent Launch Underwater World class composite manufacturing firm Hall Spars and Rigging, known in the yachting industry as a leading provider of spars, rigging and complex composite components for the most competitive and successful yachts in the world, is manufacturing the turbine components for the United States’ first commercial, grid-connected tidal … Read more
(Source: Carbo-Link) The Judel/Vrolijk designed Baltic 72, STIG, has been launched in Valencia. Representing a new generation of Maxi yachts, STIG has been optimized to exceed the performance of existing Maxi’s participating in the race circuit. STIG is equipped with full carbon rigging developed and built by Carbo-Link. This includes the lateral, forward and aft … Read more
Ker 51 Launched in Germany (Source: Hall Spars) On May 4th, the new Ker 51 Varuna was launched at the Knierim boatyard in Germany, sporting a Hall Spars custom super-high-modulus two-spreader mast, a max-depth racing boom and continuous SCR Airfoil rigging. Hall’s experience in the America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and TP-52 Class resulted in … Read more
The new Bella Mente, a JV designed, 72′ Mini Maxi is up and running. Check out the vid of their structure testing and sea-trials. The rig and rigging package is a truly mixed bag, drawing on the benefits and expertise of a number of top suppliers. Hall Spars, Southern Spars and Future Fibres are all playing an … Read more
Is this the ‘highest’ GoPro stepping todate? The Wally 50 meter is in.
Our Carbon Rigging Q&A session continues this week with the following 10 questions posed to Hall Spars Inc., based in Rhode Island, USA. Hall Spars, alongside their mast production, produces Seamless Carbon Rigging or SCR as it is more commonly known. Rigging News: What is your product called? Hall Spars: Hall Seamless Carbon Rigging (SCR). … Read more
(Source: Hall Spars Facebook) A big mast needs big boom – here’s the Hall Oceanfurl boom for the Wally 50m, prior to packing and shipping from Hall NZ to Italy. The carbon furling boom measures 21.52m.