Navtec Rigging Dominates Vendée Globe (Source: Navtec) The Vendée Globe is unquestionably one of the toughest races on sailors and equipment. The non-stop single-handed around the world race takes the best of both just to finish, let alone reach the podium. Navtec, the rigging division of Lewmar, was chosen by all three podium finishers to … Read more
(Source: Lewmar) The new class, McConaghy’s MC 38, will be battling at the front of this year’s most prestigious regattas. “ Features Navtec Continuous PBO Fibre Rigging ” Drawn by four-time America’s Cup designer Harry Dunning, the MC 38 delivers astonishing performance in a One-Design format, guaranteeing fast, exciting and extremely tight racing. Navtec is … Read more
(Source: Lewmar USA) The team at Navtec would like to congratulate Loïck Peyron and his crew onboard Banque Populaire V as the new holder of Jules Verne trophy for the fastest nonstop circumnavigation. Banque Populaire V is rigged with Navtec’s standard Z system PBO lateral rigging and Navtec’s anti- torsion PBO headstay. 29,002 miles in … Read more
Ok – I think we’ve left you hanging long enough! A ‘What is it?’ a couple of weeks ago drew a lot of comments and we did promise a story. Here it is: The picture was taken in Gorilla Rigging’s shop in Rhode Island was in fact Jay Sharkey’s new rigging for the Mini 6.50 … Read more
A glimpse into Smart Rigging’s factory as they are winding an anti torsion luff cable for a 1900m2 Code1.
(Source: Lewmar) Following the recent announcement that the IRC are changing the rules relating to fibre rigging in 2011, Navtec have teamed up with Pat Eudy’s Lutra 42 programme and have completely re-rigged Big Booty with Navtec Z-System PBO rigging in time for Key West Race Week. The Navtec Team will work closely with Big … Read more