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Hamble Classics Regatta Big Success

Hamble Classics Regatta Big Success

We recently supported and took part in the very first Hamble Classics Regatta hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. With over 65 classic boats on the water from Herreshoff gaffers to a Swan 65 there were plenty of beautifully crafted sailboats on the Solent to admire and cherish. We joined event organiser Jonty Sherwill […] Keep reading

No More Furling Twists

No More Furling Twists

Introducing The New Reflex Furler from Harken New from Harken, the Reflex Furler is designed to making furling much easier and quicker. With a unique torsion cable helping you to wind the sail evenly from top to bottom you can now use your downwind sails with more confidence. This is another example of great product […] Keep reading

Day in the life of a Yacht Rigger

As part of a national careers week the RYA interviewed our very own young rigger Ollie Wyatt. Follow the link to hear what he had to say about a career in yacht rigging: http://www.rya.org.uk/newsevents/news/Pages/DayinthelifeofaYachtRigger.aspx         Keep reading

Experienced Yacht Rigger Wanted

Performance Rigging are looking forward to a busy 2012 season, having recently expanded into new premises we are looking for an experienced rigger to join our hard working team. The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of yachts and sailing and possess at least 2 years experiance in the industry. The role will […] Keep reading

Selden forestay fitting recall

Selden mast have issued a product recall for forestay fitting 517-914 used on a selection of masts built between 2004 – 2008. Their product recall reads: It has been brought to our attention that a few forestay fittings of this design have failed due to a crack in the welding. The crack develops along the […] Keep reading

Performance Rigging in Yachting World

Matthew Sheahan from Yachting World interviews Gordon on his rules on how to keep safe while going aloft. Gordons Golden Rules: Always secure yourself  to the harness or bosuns chair with a bowline, never trust a snapshackle. Always use an internal halyard. Avoid using a 2:1 halyard, if you have to, only use the 1:1 […] Keep reading