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SailGP has announced a three-season partnership with the world’s leading supplier of composite yacht rigging, Future Fibres, to exclusively supply rigging on the F50 – the high performance catamaran engineered for intense, high-speed racing in the global SailGP championship.

Future Fibres will provide its unique multistrand technology, ECsix, with its track record for high performance and reliability, to all eight F50s racing in the annual, global SailGP league. The three-season deal will also allow SailGP to explore Future Fibres latest hybrid products, such as AEROsix, to further increase the performance of the F50 catamarans. As well as providing Future Fibres with a unique test platform to further develop its products.

Since its inception, Future Fibres has supplied its rigging to numerous grand prix race yachts and high-performance superyachts, with innovation and high-performance driving its continued growth. With SailGP sharing these same values, this is a platform for a strong alliance. Read on.