Newsletter No 1 / 2017 2017 is shaping up to be another busy year. With 2 new spars on their way to meet their respective boats and 2 more in build for a spring delivery, Rigging Projects has been working hard on defining specifications and working with the manufacturers to ensure the product is as … Read more
(Source: Carbo-Link) Lionheart fitted Carbo-Link’s carbon standing rigging in April and has won both regattas sailed this year. She followed up her convincing win in Mahon, to win the J Class Superyacht Cup in Palma. The rigging cables are smaller in diameter and the cable stiffnesses are considerably higher than the rigging used by the … Read more
A great little production from Rogi Yacht Rigging in La Ciota, pulling the rigs on the Mari Cha IV (now Samurai). Looking forward to seeing here out on the water again.
RSB is keeping it up in STP (Source: RSB)Last week was a record week for RSB Rigging Solutions, who stepped three big rigs in two days; the first being 50m Ketch by Perini Navi, Is A Rose, closely followed by the graceful 34m sloop, Nephele. The week begun with the final prep and build of … Read more
We’ve had a few posts in the past which were titled ‘Big Gear’ but in this case that just doesn’t do it justice. Thanks to Euro Marine Trading for the shot of this enormous Antal runner block.
Sometimes we get pictures sent to us of work the rigger is clearly proud of – and rightly so. This one in from Erwan Tanguy from Your-rigging: Here is one my last work, a standing strop for an 80′ super yacht extention forestay. This is a winding strop with special dyneema braid inside and dyneema … Read more
(Source: Reckmann) RECKMANN has just signed the contract to take over the Nautic Sail Management (NSM) product range. It is the second take over this year after RECKMANN took over the HOLMATRO rigging hydraulics in January. NSM in the Netherlands has designed and produced highly innovative furl boom drives. This includes electric and hydraulic furl boom drives, … Read more
(Source: Rondal) This self-aligning pad eye is able to rotate 270 degrees without any visible buttons, locking pins or the requirement of extra tools. The pad eye is interchangeable with different baseplates installed in the deck. During mooring or specific sailing situations, all unnecessary blocks can be removed from deck, creating a clean deck both … Read more
Our new uniball fitting design allows a perfect alignment of the cables in any sailing condition. (Source: Future Fibres) Uniballs are essential for superyachts where articulation ensures proper alignment, reducing fatigue and improving life of the whole mast and the rigging package. As the size of superyachts continues to increase, the performance of every component becomes ever more critical. … Read more
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