Southern Spars announces new management team for Rig Pro International (Source: Southern Spars) Southern Spars is pleased to announce the new Rig Pro International management team, led by Des Davis and supported by Gavin McPherson. Both Davis and McPherson are extremely passionate sailors and have a wealth of experience in the yachting industry that will … Read more
RSB Rigging Solutions / Rig Pro restepped the 64 meter main mast on the Dubois ketch ‘Nirvana’. Check out the footage shot with a Go Pro from the of the rig. No points for guessing who the awesome soundtrack is by!
(Source: Rig Pro Newport) Next week I will be heading south in the Rig Pro truck and trailer. While that drive is a bit tedious, the reward of warm weather and hanging out with our customers is well worth it. This year will be even more interesting as we add the J 70 to our … Read more
(Source: Southern Spars) Southern Spars is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexis Reeves as Rig Pro’s New Zealand Manager. Alexis is a highly experienced rigger whose knowledge of the marine industry is second to none, and he is well positioned to provide the world class level of service and expertise that Rig Pro is … Read more
(Source: Rig Pro Newport) This year’s winter classic was good by most standards. I have heard all about the dwindling numbers and the end of a classic, but not from where I sat. The IRC boats had a great event, as did the M32,M24, Farr 40, and Farr 400 classes. All were represented by good … Read more
RSB Rigging has been super busy: 9 December, 2011 RSB Rig Pro unstep Orion mast… RSB Rig Pro unstepped the 35 meter wing mast onboard Orion; a 30 meter Katana catamaran earlier this week. The unstepping procedure went as planned however there were a few tense moments when the wind picked up as the mast … Read more
RSB Rig Pro had an early start yesterday morning to allow them to restep the 63 meter, 12000kg mast onboard the 52 meter sloop Konkordia before the sea breeze filled in across the bay of Palma. The cranes were set up by 0800 and the mast was secured in the boat by mid morning allowing … Read more
(Source: Rig Pro Newport) Back in the fall Rig Pro assisted with Composite Rigging to convert the 116′ sloop Whisper from steel rigging to EC 6 carbon standing rigging. The project included a full rig service and spreader end modifications. Whisper has enjoyed the performance of the lighter rigging so far this season in the … Read more
A nice promo vid from Southern Spars. Not Much tech info in there but none the less an impressive collection of yachts.
RSB Rig Pro unstep Red Dragon mast… RSB Rig Pro unstepped the 65 meter, 14’000kg mast from Red Dragon yesterday. The preparation work was completed the week before which allowed the whole operation to be carried out with no problems and the minimum of stress. The mast is the largest ever unstepped in Palma and … Read more