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  • (Fast) horses for courses. Even aloft it’s not only about weight and windage…

    Carbon fibre standing rigging is fast becoming commonplace, not just with grand prix-level designs, but also among the world’s ocean record-breakers and increasingly superyachts as well. Advantages in strength, light weight and increased performance are merging now with improved longevity and reliability and therefore longterm costs. As a manufacturer of […]

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  • CONGRATULATIONS EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND FOR AN EPIC WIN.

    Southern Spars, builders of Emirates Team New Zealand’s winning America’s Cup Class catamaran, congratulates the syndicate on winning the 35th America’s Cup. The Auckland based company, who has had a strong bond with the team since building their rigs for the 1995 winning challenge, took on a different role in […]

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  • A classic, reinvented.

    In the 1930s, when the rule was first introduced, J-Class yachts were the pinnacle of world yacht racing. But by 1940 many had been stripped or broken up for scrap metal for the war effort or just abandoned and left to rot in mud berths. Decades later several of these […]

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