Southern Spars' process from conception to completion


1. Customer Requirements


>    Understand customer's requirements

>    Agree upon specifications & pricing

 

2. Design


>    Rig configuration developed (RigCalc software)

>    Detailed component design

>    Finite element modelling of sail/rig combination

 

3. Manufacturing


>    Material cutting

>    Lamination

>    Curing in autoclave

>    Pre-paint assembly of tube and components

>    Painting

>    Final fit-out of tube

>    Dry fitting of all rigging


4. Delivery


>    Bring in Rig Pro team

>    Stepping

>    Sea trials

>    Sign-off with client

5. Maintenance


>    Handover to Rig Pro

>    Rig maintenance programme