This was a spar finish and rigging package that we put together back in the summer of 2014. Originally this mast was an Annapolis Spars design (our previous employer). I love the way these masts were built. This is exactly how the top of a Pro Furl furler “Wrapstop” system should look when the sail […]Read More Views From Aloft
It has been a while since I have posted a Views from Aloft segment, we’ve been super busy! This was about 2 months ago in the beautiful Baltimore Inner Harbor with Ft. Mchenry just across the water. Any guesses where we were? If my memory serves me correct this was a 2005 Hunter 44 Deck […]Read More Views from Aloft
…easy to handle. The Tofinou 12 is hard to be outdone as far looks and ease of sail handling are concerned. I really like the sort of “Dragon-ish” foredeck design which puts the headstay several feet in from the very point of the boat. This allows the asymmetrical spinnaker to be flown via an internal tack […]Read More Classic Lines, Modern Comforts, and…
… December 26th, is also the start of the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race 2013. This race marks the 68th anniversary for the event; continuing the tradition of racing from Australia’s Port Jackson/Sydney Harbour, south across the Bass Strait, along the east coast of the historic island of Tasmania and into Hobart. This epic event has earned […]Read More Boxing Day…
Vitters Shipyard does it again. “Sarissa” a 42.6 m (140.58′) carbon fiber spectacle, is the largest carbon sloop built in the Netherlands, maybe even in the world, to date. Check out the Vitters Shipyard YouTube feed for more super yacht footage. This design oozes modern style, remarkable speed (it cruises at 11 knots) and offers far […]Read More Vitters Carbon #whatayacht
A beautiful yacht with classic lines and modern technology, “PASHA”. Enough said…..Read More A Modern Classic
Sometimes it nice just to see what the world’s financially elite are up to. Apparently being an architect pays well… Behold the beautiful 44.7m (147ft) lift keel sloop “Lady B”. Built and launched by Vitters Shipyard who design some pretty incredible boats. “Lady B” is a sleek performance yacht with the ever-sought-after low-slung lines of classic […]Read More Oh to Dream
…..at the Panerai Yachts Challenge, Antigua. The event took place in April of this year. Looks like they had great conditions with plenty of breeze, although it could have been sunier. Despite this event not showcasing the latest and greatest, high speed technology in sailing, this is still one of my favorite events in the sport […]Read More A Look Back….
…….. from my favorite, Carlo Borlenghi. Enjoy!Read More Beautiful Photography……….
Here are some great shots of Oracle Team USA’s Hydro-foiling AC 72in action. Insane! I can’t wait to see them all on the race course. This will indeed be a Cup to remember….. Images courtesy of Guilain Grenier. …..and as a bonus, some AC 45 highlights.Read More A Foiling Wonder
A clip from the Loro Piana Regatta in Porto Cervo, Italy 2011.Read More …..It’s Just Plain Fun To Watch
Last week, one of the world’s most infamous regattas has crossed the finish line yet once again. The Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race usually offers some some real excitement when it comes to rough sea conditions and heavy winds. Over the years, this race has earned a reputation for causing some detrimental damage to sailors and their […]Read More Sydney to Hobart Race