The Yacht Racing Forum / Design & Technology Symposium is delighted to welcome the world leader in composite rigging as an Official Partner and exhibitor. The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing will take place in Lorient, Brittany, on 22-23 October.
March 27, 2018 – The Yacht Racing Forum is delighted to announce a two years partnership with one of the sports’ most innovative andy dynamic companies: Future Fibres. Part of the Southern Spars Group since 2014, Future Fibres is the world’s leading supplier of composite rigging to the race, cruise and superyacht markets.
“The Design & Technology Symposium has taken momentum over the years and is attracting more and more companies involved in technology, construction and design”, says Bernard Schopfer, the organiser of the Forum. “Future Fibres’ involvement illustrates this tendency, and we are looking forward to sharing this great event with them over the coming years”.
Having pioneered the use of unidirectional fibre for yacht rigging almost two decades ago, Future Fibres has revolutionized the rigging industry, allowing composite rigging to be used on every area of the boat. With unmatched technical experience and class leading customer support, Future Fibres is the industry benchmark for innovation and quality and has gained a reputation as the composite rigging provider of choice.
“At Future Fibres we are committed to continued innovation, with a determination to progress the sport of sailing. We see the Yacht Racing Forum as the perfect platform to connect with the greatest minds and athletes in the industry, who all have this same ambition and can support us in reaching our goal.” said Sam Watson, Future Fibres´ CEO.
The Yacht Racing Forum is the leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing. The event will take place on October 22-23, 2018 in Brittany, in the town of Lorient, at the heart of the mythical Sailing Valley, one of the world’s most dynamic venues for the sport and the industry of sailing and yacht racing, right before the famous Route du Rhum.