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Composite Rigging launches new campaign for ECsix

by Josh Impey on 24 Jun 2014
Volvo 65's Team Alvimedica and Abu Dhabi training in Lisbon - Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Gilles Martin-Raget / Team Alvimedica http://www.teamalvimedica.com/
Composite Rigging is proud to introduce their new When Your Mast Must Stay Up campaign for ECsix, the most innovative continuous carbon rigging in the marine industry.

The campaign centers around the product’s standout features; high performance, value and longevity in grueling ocean conditions.

'ECsix was introduced in 2004 and has become the most popular carbon rigging in the world,' said Scott Vogel, President of Composite Rigging. 'In just ten years, ECsix has sailed over 1,000,000 nautical miles in all conditions and has not had a single failure due to age, wear, waves, weather or water. Our new campaign speaks to the fact that ECsix helps to make the world’s best boats better.'

The product has been installed on over 500 yachts ranging from eleven foot Moths to Volvo 70s and Superyachts. ECsix has undergone millions of loading and unloading cycles with zero degradation. Every test, on and off the water, proves that ECsix outlasts any other rigging product on the market.


ECsix is the trusted choice amongst the majority of sailing’s most respected professional race programs. 'I went around the world twice with ECsix,' said Ken Read, President of North Sails Group and Skipper of two Volvo Ocean Races onboard PUMA Ocean Racing. Complete reliability, light weight, low windage...it’s these performance characteristics, combined with an amazing track record of reliability, that makes ECsix the clear favorite of competitive sailors and performance cruisers everywhere.'

For more information on Composite Rigging and ECsix, please contact Tony Reaper, tony.reaper@cr.southernspars.com.

ECsix’s latest brochure is available by clicking here

ECsix is used by many top boats including all the Volvo 65’s, Wild Oats XI, Loyal (ex-Speedboat), the new Ichi Ban, Ran V (the new mini maxi), Robertissima (formerly RAN JV72 mini maxi), Alegre (Mini Maxi), J Class’s (Ranger, Velsheda, Rainbow, Endeavour). ECsix was also used by Oracle Team USA's AC72 on the tramp stays. Superyachts use ECsix including Zefira, Vertigo, Ohana, Ganesha, Encore, Wally Cento Magic Capet Cubed and Open Season (ex-Hamilton) and many more.


About Composite Rigging (ECsix)
Composite Rigging designs and manufactures custom lightweight, carbon fiber rigging products for all levels of yachting. The product range includes the innovative ECsix carbon rigging, the safest, most cost effective, highest performance rigging on the market.

Manufactured in-house under strict quality control, our products can be customized to suit any requirement.


About Southern Spars
Southern Spars is the world leader in composite spars and marine components design, rigging, manufacturing, and service.

As the industry pioneer, Southern Spars built its first carbon spar in 1990. Since then the company has pursued a passion for delivering world class cruising and racing spars, carbon rigging and service.

Its operation extends to all corners of the world with centers in the USA, Denmark, Spain, Sri Lanka and South Africa, and headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand. Southern Spars employs more than 350 staff worldwide.

Southern Spars is backed by North Technology Group, a diverse family of companies serving marine and manufacturing markets worldwide.

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