(Source: Bella Mente Racing) The team is back to work on the Bella Mente getting her back to racing shape. The list of mods before Transpac is a large one, not counting the new rig being built for the boat. Brad Fitzgerald is doing a good amount of boat building for us while we try … Read more
(Source: Bella Mente Racing) We’ve now had a few days to decompress and reassess. The good news is that we will be sailing in the Transpac. We have started the process of building a new rig. The Team is full go and Hap is exicted to take on this new challenge. We are working hard … Read more
Take a 360 tour round the largest wing spar (53 meters) ever built for a superyacht. Lorima is shipping mast to England where it is to be stepped on a 145′ multihull. Click here.
Future Fibres is very excited to announce the completion of contracts for wing manufacture and assembly for Artemis Racing´s AC72 in their challenge for the 34th America´s Cup in San Francisco in 2013. Having set out from scratch, just one year ago, to create a world class carbon spar manufacturing facility, next door to the … Read more
The Mini Maxi Bella Mente is in, boat is out of the water and tidy. Time to upload the pictures: Photo: http://www.bellamenteracing.com/
Hall Spars announces that Tom Derecktor has joined the company as chief operating officer of its US operations. In this newly created position, Derecktor will be responsible for overall operations of the factory based in Bristol, Rhode Island. Hall also has locations in New Zealand, Italy, and the Netherlands. “Tom is very enthusiastic and energetic, … Read more
(Source: Bella Mente Racing) Just a quick overview. We were sailing well and the race was going according to plan. Ian Moore was happy with our positioning and the team was working well. Most of the systems were working well and we have some good ideas as to how to refine them. Sometime yesterday afternoon, … Read more
Due to continued growth, the Formula Marine Group, market leader in the design and manufacture of yacht spars, has vacancies for a Project Engineer and Production Engineer based at its subsidiary in Blokzijl, near Vollenhove in the Netherlands. Experienced individuals are required with expertise in managing the technical aspects of large projects and displaying strong … Read more
….literally! A nice example of some free style Mini rigging and stepping by Jake Jeffries.