Zone: Marine Composites
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The marine market is the most deeply penetrated of all end markets served by the composites industry. Yachts, sailboats and other craft make substantial use of gel coat, core material, glass fiber and, in some applications, carbon fiber.


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Sailing the sea with composite wings

Autonomous sailing vessel patrols with patented WingSail technology.
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West System epoxies gain Lloyd's Register certification CompositesWorld

Two epoxy systems are now certified by the society for marine construction.

Yachtbuilding Composites: Rigged for Success CompositesWorld

Carbon composite cabling in several forms races ahead of dry fibers and stainless steel in sailboat rigging.

Enhanced graphene components for next-generation racing yacht CompositesWorld

Haydale collaborative agreement with HUGO BOSS-sponsored extreme sailing team will seek reduced weight, improved strength and stiffness and benefits of graphene in barrier films and coatings.

Looking for Lindberghs CompositesWorld

Every paradigm-shifting invention throughout human history has been met with skepticism. CW editor-in-chief Jeff Sloan says the composites industry has need of those willing to attempt what most believe impossible.

Incremental thinking just won’t cut it! CompositesWorld

Composites industry consultant and regular CW columnist Dale Brosius says if this industry is to have a future that goes anywhere profitable, then we've got to get off the road we're on and map out a whole new way to think about the tasks at hand.

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