A 1903 Lawley Built Yacht

When I started in the marine industry, I was fortunate enough to work aboard a truly unique yacht. The name of this yacht was Witchcraft. ¬†The yacht was built in 1903 by the Lawley Ship Yard in Boston, MA and designed by B.B. Crowninshield. ¬†Originally, the boat had a very tall gaff rigged mast which […]

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Wally Yachts!

You just can’t find a more modern and sleek yacht today. Wally Yachts never cease to impress me. Although far beyond any reaches I can imagine, it is still fun to stare. Have you ever seen one of those 3d sketches of a really cool, modern looking car or boat that might be coming to […]

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Super Sailing Yacht of the Year

“Vertigo” is what you might experience if you are ever fortunate enough to step aboard this 224 ‘ mega sailing yacht. It doesn’t seem that designer Philippe Briand and Alloy Yachts¬†have left anything to be desired on this one.¬†¬†Boatinternational.com¬†gives us the full report. Apparently this was built for a wealthy European family to enjoy extended […]

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Views From Aloft….

…..is what we will call this new category. It is very simple I take pictures every time I go aloft and share them. So here you go. Today’s aloft mission was to¬†install back stay insulators for a single side band, install a new sta-sail stay furler complete with runners. Check out our gallery for more […]

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Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge

Last week, on the Solent, a strait that seperates the Isle of Wight from the British Isles, comes a regatta that draws some of the world’s most beatiful classic yachts. Cowes play’s host to the most important event in the United Kingdom for classic yachts, the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. Enjoy this little video for […]

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Happy 4th of July

Enjoy the day and enjoy the company of your loved ones. The Rigging Company wishes you all a very Happy Independence Day! See you on the water. -T.R.C……     ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†………and to my SISTER, whom I’ve always looked up to and can’t wait to see, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! love, – bobo and […]

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Tall Ships Leaving….

….Baltimore at 11:00 a.m.. The vast array of naval vessels have already begun their departure this morning. Ships will be leaving throughout the day. So wherever you are, maybe driving over one of the bridges, be sure to catch a glimpse. It may be a while before we see them again. Check out this video. […]

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Cape Horn A-Stern…..

……. for two of the teams anyways. Enjoy the latest video presented by volvooceanrace.org, they really do an outstanding job putting together these great video edits. Watch as race leaders Groupama and Puma utilize some¬†beautiful sailing¬†conditions to simply appreciate their boats holding together! With the worst behind them, the french team employ’s a one man […]

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