Blackstar Engineering Ltd
Blackstar Engineering Ltd

Past Projects

Ellen MacArthur-Single handed around the world record 2005

 

B&Q

Nigel Irens Design/Offshore Challenges

 

Manufacture and supply of all  rudders and bearing housings.

Joe Clarke - Olympic gold medallist Rio 2016

K1 Slalom

British Canoeing

Preparation and assembly of paddles.

 

Briand 108ft Superyacht Inoui

Inoui 

Briand 108/Tropical

Oversee and assist in manufacture of longer bowsprit.

Liam Heath - Olympic gold medallist Rio 2016

K1 Sprint

British Canoeing/John Levell engineering Ltd

Manufacture and supply of paddles.

Giles Scott - Olympic gold medallist Rio 2016

Finn 

RYA/Steve Mellors

Manufacture and supply of tillers and rudders. 

Harvey Bowden's Firebird

Firebird Catamaran

Harvey Bowden/Toby Richardson

Manufacture and supply of daggerboards and rudders.

Lyod Thornburg's MOD 70 - Multiple record holder.

MOD 70 Phaedo 3

Brian Thompson

Prepreg repair of mast and daggerboard.

Multihull bearing housings.

Hercules CSMD/Roger Scammell Design

Supply of a wide variety of carbon prepreg composite parts destined for use in an even wider variety of vessels.

Liam Heath & Jon Schofield - Olympic silver medallists Rio 2016

K2 Sprint

British Canoeing/John Levell engineering Ltd

Manufacture and supply of paddles

 

 

David Florence and Richard Hounslow - Olympic silver medallists Rio 2016

C2 Slalom

British Canoeing/John Levell engineering Ltd

Manufacture and modification of paddles.

Anthony O'Leary's Ker 40 Antix

Antix Ker 40

Ker Yacht Design

Manufacture and supply of replacement  bowsprit.

Built for Sochi winter Olympics 2014

4 Man Bobsleigh

UK Sport/McLaren Applied Technologies

 

Manufacture and fit out.

Tony Langley's TP52 Gladiator.

TP52 Gladiator

Juedel/Vrolik

Munufacture and supply of bowsprits and steering quadrant.

Spirit of Galatea 74

Spirit Yachts

50DH/54/65DH/65/74

Manufactured composite rudders for all the models listed.

Michael Bartholomew's GP42 Tokoloshe

GP 42 Tokoloshe II

Manufacture and supply of rudder.

 

Alex Thompson's Hugo Boss ex. BT

Open 60 Hugo Boss

Farr Yacht Design/Alex Thompson

Manufacture and supply of rudders and tiller.

Nigel Irens fast cruising catamaran A65

A65

Nigel Irens Design

Manufacture and supply of rudders, tillers and lifting table mechanism!

Built to compete in the 2007 Barcelona World Race

OPEN 60 BT/Estrella

Farr Yacht Design/Offshore Challenges

 

Manufactured and fitted rudders,bearing housings,bowsprit and tiller.

 

Brian Thompson - Vende Globe 5th.

Open 60 Pindar

Brian Thompson/Juan K

Manufacture and supply of emergency rudder and cassette.

Oman Sail's 100ft flagship - Built 2009

Majan A100

Nigel Irens Design

Manufactured and supplied all three rudders and bearing housings.

Tuco Marine's Carbon 3

Carbon 3

Nigel Irens Design/Tuco Marine Group

Manufacture and supply of rudders and foils.

Adam Gosling's Corby 36 Yes!

Corby IRC 36 Yes!

Corby Yachts

Manufacture and supply of rudder and bowsprit.

Mills IRC 39 - Multiple IRC National Championship titles.

Mills IRC 39 MarinersCove/Zero II

Mills Design/Vision Yachts

Manufacture and fitting of rudder and bowsprit.

Mills 43 Tiamat and Coolbreeze

Mills Design/Vision Yachts

Manufacture and supply of rudders and bowsprits.

Hera and Aura reaching past the mouth of Howth Harbour in 1898
Rothmans 1989
Olympic celebrations in London 2016.

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