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    Improve Your Sailing Performance – 3 Simple, Cost Effective Upgrades

    Sailing boat

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    At upffront.com we are passionate about performance sailing hardware and rigging. However, that doesn’t mean we are all about racing. It means we believe in modern materials and technology to deliver lighter, stronger products which can benefit all types of sailing boats from club racers to the smallest coastal cruising day-boats.

    Lash Thimbles – What are they, and how do I use them?


    Rope Thimble CC Kohlhoff
     
    Lash thimble, ferrule, rope thimble, bobbin or low friction ring…
    Whatever you call them, there’s no denying they are the perfect (low cost!) solution for a multitude of applications.

    Loop Products: An Introduction


    Loop Products Block

    Loop Products are a German firm who pride themselves on hard work and innovation. Formed in 2005, Loop Products is the brainchild of Kohlhoff GmbH – a deck hardware specialist and wholesaler of top brands since 1991.

    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.

    Discount prices on Tylaska hardware

     Tylaska 800x800 hubspotTylaska Marine & Aerospace has been manufacturing premium performance sailing hardware for over 25 years. Their name is synonymous with the best snap shackles on the market.

    World exclusive: Introducing the MORF Block

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    Upffront.com is very pleased to introduce the MORF Block from G-Yacht Design - the lightweight, flexible, strong, all-purpose modular block system.

    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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