Browsing Category "Future Fibres"

Luxury at Lightning Speed: Rigging the World’s Most Eminent Superyachts for St Barths Bucket Regatta 2024

It is a special time of year for sailing enthusiasts, as the jewel in the Caribbean superyacht season sees an elite line up converge on the beautiful backdrop of St Barths for the return of the Bucket! While it is […]
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Discover the possibilities of high-performance fibre cables at JEC World 2024

In the mid-1990’s Future Fibres paved the way in the use of high-performance fibres in tensile cables. Initially in the marine yachting market, it first expanded into motorsport tethers and then other industrial applications. Today, Future Fibres remains the world’s […]
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Could this 18-year Sydney Hobart streak be broken in 2023?

For the past 18 years, the line honours victors of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race have been powered by Future Fibres’ flagship rigging product—ECsix. The most popular composite rigging product in the world, ECsix has had a hand in […]
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IMOCA / Ultim Invasion: Ocean Racing Machines Set for 50th Fastnet with Future Fibres

Recent months have delivered some of the most compelling IMOCA action one could hope to see. But, with the end of the Ocean Race and the Class’ first ever fully crewed race around the world in the books, attention is […]
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Minesto Dragon 4 Tether

The Subsea Kite Accessing Untapped Tidal Power at the End of a Future Fibres Tether. Founded in 2007 as an off-shoot from Swedish aerospace manufacturer Saab, Minesto is the visionary marine energy developer promising to play a defining role in the future of renewables.
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The World’s Largest Plane Needs Some Very Clever Cables

The Giant Launch Platform Used for Hypersonic Test Services with Composite Cables from Future Fibres The world’s largest plane (by wingspan) has been garnering a lot of attention as it progresses through its test flight programme with more positive results […]
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