Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Ker 56 Racer Launched with Hall Spars

Hall BV  has recently launched the Ker 56 Varuna VI, a canting keel offshore race boat. Equipped with a Hall Spars HR40 carbon mast, carbon boom and AutoLocks, Varuna VI jumped right into the racing scene, competing in Les Voiles de St. Tropez and the Rolex Middle Sea Race shortly after launch. Read more from Knierim Yachtbouw here...

Monday, October 26, 2015

Ron Jacobs and Ike Bowen Join the Hall Spars Team

Hall Spars & Rigging has expended its reach in Australia, as Sydney-based yachting veteran Ron Jacobs has signed with Hall to continue the commitment to the support and growth of the Australian market. In Ron we have found a highly experienced, technically capable representative whose depth of industry knowledge and relationships speak for themselves, said Hall NZ Managing Director Garry Hassall. "An oft crowned sailor himself, Ron blends a core understanding of client needs with an extensive background in project management." Read more here...

Meanwhile, at the Hall US facility, Ike Bowen has joined Hall Spars & Rigging as Service Manager. With over two decades experience in sailmaking, marine manufacturing, competitive sailing and project management, Ike brings a wealth of knowledge and capability to the Hall World Service Branch in the US.

"Being first introduced to the Hall group while working in the sailmaking industry many years ago, I am happy to join a company with so many people I have known and worked with over the years," said Bowen. "Hall Spars & Rigging has a history that is unmatched, and I am excited to be a part of the world-class Hall service team."

Friday, October 9, 2015

Oyster 825-04 Launched with Hall Spars

On Monday, 5th October, Oyster 825-04 Albatros was stepped in Southampton, with the team from Hall BV on hand. A slightly different rig from the sloop-rigged 825-01 and 825-03, the yacht is cutter-rigged, equipped with a Hall carbon mast and Oceanfurl Boom. Following sea trials, the boat will leave for Las Palmas to join the ARC.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Hall Receives 35-Year Recognition Award

Harken, leading manufacturer of sailboat hardware & accessories, has just recognized Hall Spars & Rigging for '35 Years of Fearless Pioneering' - solidifying the strong relationship between the two companies over the last three and a half decades. Hall, pleased and proud to have worked with Harken so consistently for so long, looks forward to the next 35 years of cooperation and beyond.

Find Harken products in the Hall Spars & Rigging online store by clicking here.