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    Premiumropes Eco - Turning Bottles Into Ropes

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    The issue of plastic waste has come to the forefront of public attention in recent years, with plastic bottles clogging our waterways and gathering as vast floating islands in our oceans. Now scientists and entrepreneurs across the world are scrambling to come up with solutions to the problem and find novel ways of recycling waste plastic. Premiumropes are no different and have recently launched their Eco range of ropes featuring recycled Polyester.

    What's The Right Sheet For My Boat?

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    Picking out the perfect sheet can be difficult, but we're here to help! Check out the information below for some tips on what you should consider when buying.

    Get a grip! What’s the right halyard rope for my sailing boat?

    Furler Halyard Lock-1

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    Choosing the correct line for your halyard doesn’t just improve performance, it’s essential for keeping your sails safe. Lose a halyard while sailing and you’ll likely have to end your race and head to the loft for repairs, so making sure you use the very best for your halyards is a worthwhile investment.

    Outils Oceans Rope Bag - In Collaboration with Racers

    Outils Oceans Products

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    Outils Oceans is a brand-new product range at Upffront which we are very excited to introduce. However, the marine division of this Brittany (France) based company has been working, in collaboration with racers and offshore sailors, for many years to create a range of lightweight sturdy rope bags and accessories.

    Introducing Premium Ropes and Stirotex Fibre

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    Premium Ropes is an Amsterdam based rope supplier, rigging workshop and resource centre for all things running rigging.

    Running Rigging Configurator

    Gottifredi Maffioli Running rigging


    We are pleased to announce our Custom Splicing, running rigging service at upffront.com. We have created a configurator to allow you to build and order finished sheets and halyards online. We have started with a small range of Gottifredi Maffioli lines but, if you like it, we hope to expand this range in the future. The lines are built by hand-picked, high quality rigging partners from around the world.

    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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