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Two Hinckley’s Get New Spars

Stefano Pacini loves his Hinckley 51, Galileo, and now he has an ulterior reason as well. Just in time for the Marion-Bermuda Race, he took delivery of a new GMT carbon fiber mast. He’d wanted to improve his sailing performance and comfort and, with our help, determined that the best upgrade would be one of our spars. The proof came in Bermuda: he beat his father and brother-in-law, who were racing a Hinckley 52.

Pocket Boom For 108-Footer

The Gilles Vaton designed yacht Zanzibar (formerly named Rogue) has just replaced her main boom with a carbon composite Pocket Boom from GMT Composites. With an E-measurement of 11.45 meters (37 feet 6.75 inches), this is the largest GMT Pocket Boom yet built.

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