Aerodynamic rigging delivers sailing performance gains

Tim Hall of Future Fibres_3

Future Fibres, a subsidiary of mast-maker Southern Spars since 2014, was receiving a lot of interest in its new range of carbon yacht rigging, where the profile has been changed from a cylinder to both an elipse and extended elipse shape.

Carbon construction and eliptically shaped rigging reduces weight and windage aloft for performance sailboats

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