Marlow Ropes 'The Core' Yearbook 2017
THE AMERICA’S CUP As Technical Supplier to Landrover BAR and Softbank TeamJapan for the 35th America’s Cup Yacht Race, Marlow supplied both teams with rope and running rigging. Projects with top racing teams such as these keepMarlow at the cutting edge of rope and rigging innovation, helping to optimise high performance yachts. It has been a pleasure towork with professionals throughout the world’s sailing industry that share a passion for innovation and excellence andwe look forward to continuing our partnershipwith Landrover BAR in 2018.
MARLOW ROPES ICSA SAILOR OF THE YEAR 2017
Marlow is a world leader in rope technology and we are very pleased to have them onboard Softbank Team Japan. Shore Team Manager of Softbank Team Japan, Tyson Lamond
In June, the Everett B. Morris Trophy for Marlow Ropes was awarded to Ian Barrows (St. Thomas, USVI). Barrows wonmany of the regattas in A-division that he sailed over the last year andwas placed secondwith his teamat the 2017 Laser Performance TeamRaceNational Championship and the 2017Gill CoedNational Championship. “This honour means a lot and helps to show that the hardwork and time that I have put into sailing has paid off.” Ian Barrows
PROJECT SCARAMOUCHE This year, Marlow Ropes supported the inspirational Project Scaramouche who were
the recent Musto Rolex Fastnet Race PrizeWinners after their successful crowdfunding campaign which saw them successfully compete against the sailing elite. Project Scaramouche is an inner-city school project established by Greig City Academy, the first to have its own sailing club.
MARLOW TIES UP WITH ELLEN MACARTHUR CANCER TRUST Marlowprovidedmore than half a kilometer of high performance yachting rope to rig theGibsea 44 performance yacht, “Moonspray” which set sail on the 2,400-mile relay on 20thMay 2017, covering over 60 different coastal towns and cities every week fromMay to September. Round Britain 2017, is an initiative set up by the Trust, which celebrates achievement and potential. The 100 youngsters took part in this water-based relay and sailedwith the Trust following cancer treatments. The long relationship betweenMarlowRopes andDame EllenMacarthur startedmore the 17 years ago, and continues to this day. Marlowwill also be donating a percentage of sales to the charity from the new SplicingGuide which was launched this Autumn.
MARIE GENDRON’S PROJET LE MINI Marlow Ropes is delighted to be working withMarie Gendron on her
The Trust aims to rebuild young people’s confidence through positive, shared experiences. Dame EllenMacarthur
Project: LeMini 930 which has seenMarie, at the age of 18, build her own boat, a Mini Transat and prepare to sail it solo across the Atlantic in 2019. Marie is using Marlow's DM20 rope to rig LeMini and will be providing information towards a case study on the use of the rope product for this purpose.
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