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, The Race and the Volvo Race, all sailing genuine “Formule 1” boats. Distribution wise, Facnor has developed a global network of dealers covering 35 countries.


  • Over 35 years of experience
  • An engineering team qualified in metallurgy as well as composite materials
  • A synergy of means in computerised design and production
  • Products tested in extreme conditions by the most experienced ocean skippers


See video of dismantling and installation of a continuous line on to a twin fairlead. The twin fairleads Facnor are adapted to the continuous lines (for flying sails).

See against a video sent by the owner of 37′ Barba , Andreas B. Heide, and showing the operation of RX Facnor despite the ice. Barba expedition  is currently in northern Norway (Tromsø ) to meet a colony of killer whales.