Marlow Ropes 'The Core' Yearbook 2017

MARLOW SUPPORTS TEAM CHALLENGE RACING In May, Marlow partnered with Team Challenge Racing, a youth offshore sailing team, to provide all the running rigging for the team’s Sigma 38. The team is set to compete in the Round Britain and Ireland race in August 2018 with the latest D2 Dyneema running rigging.

It’s great to have brands like Marlow continuing their support of future solo sailors, having the best rope on-board our boats is a necessity. Charles Darbyshire, Project Director The Offshore Academy

MARLOW SUPPORTS OFFSHORE ACADEMY This year, Marlow Ropes joined the Offshore Academy’s partners and sponsors as Official Rope Supplier. As a founding partner, Marlow’s support to The

family of

Academy’s sailors often extends to Academy alumni sailors too who go on to join professional yacht racing teams such as Team Phaedo and Land Rover BAR Academy.

ROLEX FASTNET RACE This year marked the start of the 47th edition of the world-famous Rolex Fastnet Race andMarlow were delighted to be involved through riggingmany of the record-breaking 368 competing yachts. In particular the trimaran TeamConcise10 who won line honours and reached

the rock in 28 hours, 49 minutes. Rambler 88, also rigged by Marlow won line honours and reached the Fastnet rock in 2 days 9 hours and 34 minutes.


InNovember 2017, record-breakingpolarexplorerBenSaunders setout tomakethe first soloandunsupportedcrossingofAntarctica, awest-to-east traverse fromBerkner IslandtotheRoss IceShelf via theSouthPoleandtheShackletonGlacier Marlowis supplyingExcel Racing for theexpeditionwhich ismadeusingDyneema SK78whichoffershighstrength, easyhandlingandexceptional abrasion resistance. Ben,whocurrentlyholds therecord for the longest soloArctic journey byaBriton,will beusingthishighperformancerope forhaulinghispulkandwill have additional lengths inhispersonal protectionsafetykit inthe instanceof extractionand crevasserescue.

MARLOW ROPES PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL FOILING EVENT In July, Marlow announced its official partnership with The Foiling Week (TFW) 2017-18. The only global event dedicated to foiling boats, their sailors, designers and builders.

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