The custom projects to supply special equipment for ocean cruising or racing maxi-yachts require high tech means: computerised design, technical knowledge in metallurgy and composite materials, and a data-base that is constantly updated. Moreover, all kinds of projects delivered by the Facnor team requires a good response, an efficient shipping management as well as an innovative spirit and capacity in order to fulfil the needs of the ocean sailor. Success in all projects has placed Facnor in the top rank of suppliers of custom equipment...
MAXI RACE EXCELLENCE
FACNOR furling systems have sailed countless times around the world on a variety of racing yachts and in many sailing different events : TRANSATLANTIC RECORD, ORMA GRAND PRIX, 2002/2003 AROUND ALONE, LOUIS VUITTON’S CUP , AROUND THE WORLD FROM EAST TO WEST. ll of these sailing events or races required the highest quality and High-technology from FACNOR equipment to endure the toughest weather conditions. We are proud to be selected by so many « world ocean racing teams » because they demand the best and most reliable furling systems on board.
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By involving in ocean racing equipment (Open and trimarans 60') Facnor has developed a specific technical knowledge. The loads supported by super yachts and sea "Formule 1s" are very close. Like the ocean racing boats, the maxi yacht projects are rigorously carried out by the Facnor team.
Facnor and the Maxi-yachts :
A well-known reference
Facnor managed to penetrate the super yacht market and has supplied the most beautiful classic mega yachts:- Windrose, magnificent 46m schooner, le Baltic 147(Visione), Wally 80, 94, 96, 100, 107, Swan 80, 82, 100, 112, Maxi Open 115’ “Maiden Hong Kong” (ultra modern super yacht), Mari-Cha IV (140 ‘), Shamrock V (121 ‘), Velsheda (131 ‘), Winquest (85 ‘), Nariida (107 ‘), Magic Carpet 2 (96 ‘), Dark Shadow (100 ‘), Alexia (100 ‘)