Like previous years Brasker Masten will join the METS, a business to business tradeshow for marine professionals.
For a free visit, register yourself on the site www.metstrade.com
We would like to welcome you on our stand 01.438.
The english 8mR "Saskia" got a new Brasker Mast. Here she is sailing at the Panarai Classic Yacht Challenge 2013 in Cowes, United Kingdom. She won six prices, including overall winnaar and "Je ne sais quoi" price. Together with our colleagues of De Haas RVS, Touchwood and Tuned rigs&ropes we're very proud of that.
Foto: Panarai, voor meer zie www.paneraiclassicyachtschallenge.com
In the German magazine Yacht Classic a nice article about Brasker Masten.
Click on the image for a Pdf of the article.
For Schooner "Elena" Brasker made new mast hoops. In this little movie you can clearly see how a long piece of wood comes out of the steamingbox and is fixed around a round wheel.
Two masts on transport
On one and the same day two Brasker Masts went on transport. The first is a 20 metre long skûtsje mast. Made of Oregon Pine, with Western Red Cedar inside, but also stiff Cumaru to strengthen the mast.
The second mast is for a new Lemsteraak, which is made of Sitka Spruce.
november 2012 Maintenance of the spars of schooner "Elena" in San Remo, Italy
The spars of schooner "Elena" have a hard time during racing and need big maintenance. On the roof of a shipyard at the harbour of San Remo, Italy, they are inspected and repaired.
november 2012: Klassieke Schepenbeurs and METS
At the METS (Rai Amsterdam) we have the smallest stand, but are the only one with wooden spars!
Our new table (a small variant of the former one) gets a lot of admiration.
At the 'Klassieke Schepenbeurs' in Enkhuizen the modelpieces of our spars attract a lot of attention.
Broken mast? Repair is possible!
Look on page Wooden Spars-broken mast for more pictures of a mastrepair. Read more...
Schooner "Elena" with long boom of 25 metre
At Les Voiles de St. Tropez Schooner "Elena" impresses with the extra long boom, made by Brasker Masten. It sticks out above the quay and one has to be careful of the lampposts!
Commisioned by the Schooner "Elena" Brasker Masten makes an extra long boom of sitka spruce. We are talking about a length of 26 meter and a diameter of 51 cm!
The long parts have to be inverted and that is only possible by picking it up (with 5 men), walk outside, turn on the street and walk back again. A realy nice ballet!
Both the masts of the German "Svanevit" as the Austrian "Bera" (both 8mR class)are ready and are placed on the yachts. Read more...
In Spiegel der Zeilvaart (2012 nr.4): a nice article about "Germania Nova".
Click on image to see a Pdf of the article.
Brasker Masten makes also "ordinary" beautiful masts
Recently a client asked if we also make ordinary masts, for barges and flatbottoms. They got the impression from our website that we only produce for the big schooners or the one-designclasses.
But of course we make masts for smaller boats! This spring we made spars for about 10 flatbottoms. Very beautiful, with a high quality and
Here you see the "Raagskop", satisfied with a nice new Brasker Mast.
During the winter we produced or repaired a lot of masts for flatbottom boats.
Some 8mR sailingyachts, like "Svanevit", "Berra" and "Conewago", are getting new masts. This means international cooperation: design from Juliana Hempel (Switzerland), bras fittings from Dauelsberg (Germany) and wood from Touchwood (Alaska).