(Source: Lorima) New international project for LORIMA at Maxi Dolphin – Italy Bringing together “Lorima racing” latest technology and luxury cruising are the key words for this project. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the owner and Romain Pilliard for choosing Lorima.
Scott Cavanough forced to abandon his boat.. (Source:charentemaritime-bahia.transat650.net) Scott Cavanough (797 – brainchild.org.au) was forced to abandon his 2010 Brett Bakewell-White’s design prototype. The boat dismasted and that severely damaged the bow. The possibility of setting up a jury rig was impossible. Scott got on board the escort boat Pen Ar Clos this morning. Scott … Read more
RSB Rig Pro unstepped the 65 meter mast onboard Red Dragon earlier today. The boat arrived into Palma on Monday after a very busy season starting in Thailand in January and ending with the Voile Du St Tropez regatta last week. With time being very short for preparing the mast for unstepping the RSB team … Read more
GMT Composites names Jonathan Craig Director of Sales and Marketing GMT Composites Inc., a recognized leader since 1984 in advanced composite manufacturing for the marine, medical, and industrial markets, has named Jonathan Craig as its new Director of Sales and Marketing. Jonathan, with over a decade of experience in composites with Fiberspar Inc, will look … Read more
We followed the Bella Mente story, leading up to the Transpac, ever since they dropped their rig in the build-up to the big event. A massive effort by the crew and suppliers saw their boat being put back together in record time to compete in the Transpac which they went on to win. Check out … Read more
Photo: Southern Spars Southern Spars new TPT plotter is up now operational. Full story at sail-world.com
It’s been impossible not to notice that something is afoot at the sharp end of the grand prix mast production and a brief look at the Volvo Ocean Race fleet confirms it – a new player has arrived. Future Fibres first announced their intention, “to build the best high performance rigs in the world and lead … Read more
For the first time we get to glimps inside of the Future Fibres mast facility in moving pictures. A nice little clip of the the construction of the VOR70 ‘Azzam’ mast and rigging package. Check it.
(Source: Southern Spars) Endeavour’s 53.7m high modulus carbon fibre mast gets ready to leave the factory. She also sports a 19.0m park avenue boom.
(Source: Southern Spars) Southern Spars-rigged yachts achieved impressive results across all four divisions in the 2011 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Italy. Niklas Zennström’s RAN2. Photo By: Rolex /Carlo Borlenghi Southern Spars-rigged Rán’s second successive triumph in the Mini Maxi Rolex Worlds was in the bag after a convincing start to the week, … Read more