Facnor is a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing furling systems. The company supplies many shipyards as well as ocean sailors who participate in well-known races like the Vendée Globe and the Volvo Ocean Race. With over 35 years of experience with qualified metallurgists as well as composite engineers on the design team, innovation is at the heart of the Facnor design team. With extensive facilities across 4 production sites at their disposal, including the longest anodising bath in the world, electrostatic powder painting, plasma cutting and full CNC machining capabilities, quality is assured through all stages of development from computer aided design through to prototyping and full production.

Prior to launching a new product onto the market, Facnor works with a number of technical development partners where products can be put through their paces with some of the world’s best racing sailors and offshore sailing programmes. Their feedback is used to refine prototypes prior to launch ensuring that when new products hit the market they offer excellent performance & reliability and are easy to use and maintain.