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    Bamar’s Got Your Back… stay!

    Bamar_BTM_credit-Hanse_Yachts-1Image Credit: Bamar

    Looking to upgrade from a block and tackle system to a backstay tensioner? This blog will look at the Bamar BTV and BTM mechanical backstay tensioners and compare them with alternatives on the market.

     

    Composite Backstays: Your Quick Fix for Maximum Performance


    Composite Backstays on Scandinavia 35 © Ronstan

    Image Credit: Ronstan

    Previously on our blog, we introduced our range of new Kohlhoff composite backstays, manufactured from Gottifredi Maffioli’s lightweight – but incredibly strong – Ultrawire.

    Reducing Weight Aloft with Composite Backstays


    Dyneema Twin Topmast Backstays on El Poco in Germany

     

    Reducing weight aloft is one of the most cost effective ways of increasing your boat speed and performance: every kilogram you take out of the rig is roughly equivalent to 4kg added to the bottom of your keel.

    We are constantly reporting on the latest innovations in the marine industry which offer weight savings whilst, at the same time, increasing safety factors. The result: lighter, faster, safer and more exciting sailing.

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