In the 2019 Transatlantic Race, GMT Composites customers took 3 of the top 4 finishes in IRC3. Hiroshi Nakajima scored a comeback win aboard his restored 1971 S&S 49’ Hiro Maru, with a carbon GMT rig. Race veteran Mark Stevens placed 3rd on Kiva, his Hinckley SW51’ with a GMT carbon rig, bow sprit, and more. First to finish in IRC3 and 4th on corrected time was Howard and Ryan aboard the J/160 TRUE with a GMT carbon Pocket Boom. GMT would like to send out a huge congratulations to the owners and their crews for a job well done.
GMT Composites takes pride in building carbon components for real sailors on real boats who count on the quality and performance GMT carbon spars deliver. We don’t sponsor big budget race programs, we don’t spend a ton on fancy marketing schemes, and we aren’t owned by investment bankers.
GMT is owned and operated by passionate sailors who can be found supporting the local beer can series on any given night, and we have been building carbon marine components for 35 years. Give us a call, send us an email, or come stop by our shop in Bristol Rhode Island to find out how GMT can help you achieve your goals. GMTComposites.com