March 23, 2021 Seldén was founded in 1960 and has grown to become the world leading spar producer with manufacturing facilities in Europe, USA and Asia. Their products and all the processes combine reliable, tested methods with the latest technology that enables the production of spars for all types of sailing. The Farr X2 mast futures T800 carbon pre-preg fibre wounded on a mandrel for optimized mix of low weight, stiffness and strength. This is achieved by Seldéns Mandrel Filament Winding technique combining off axis winding together with unidirectional fibres. Seldén's Sales Manager Andreas Axelsson, ex Artemis crew member [...]
November 08, 2020 Sail World Announcement https://www.sail-world.com/news/232995 by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-World AUS 08 Nov 2020 21:00 UTC This is the fifth instalment of the Farr X2 story. Today, we speak with the first two owners of the new boat, and catch up on the latest developments with this exciting speed demon, such as rating, pricing, and specifications. Should you want to revisit all of the previous material, then please start your journey here. John Bacon from Australia bought the first boat. Bacon stated, "Working with the Farr X2 team has been a real pleasure. The guys asked me to kick-start the [...]
November 01, 2020 Exciting news! Our team is doing their best in the factory and we can already see a high interested from people in the sailing industry. We have first two owners of the new boat; Hull #1 stays in Sydney and hull #2 is going to Canada. Those actions make us proud of the work we have already done and give more energy and hope for the future. We genuinely believe that new Farr X2 is going to be an innovation for in and offshore categories.