New Super 12s Promise Exciting Racing

“A minute a mile faster,” says Farr Yacht Design’s Britton Ward Super 12 lead designer Britton Ward (Farr Yacht Design, Annapolis), Project Manager Randy Moreno, and Westerly Marine Co-Owner Lynn Bowser at tonight’s Cup-date presentation at Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach, CA. Ward announced that the new Super 12 yachts will be, on average, a … More New Super 12s Promise Exciting Racing

More superb Italian coverage

Has a new America’s Cup been born?  Perhaps it is much more than a challenge, perhaps it is a new America’s Cup born on the spirit of tradition. The San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge already fascinates sailing enthusiasts. Back to the future, at least in the lines. Is the intention to spite the America’s Cup in Bermuda? It may … More More superb Italian coverage

3D Super 12 renderings featured in Associated Press story

Farr Yacht Design has released the first 3D renderings of the new Super 12 yachts that will be sailed in the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge beginning in July 2017 on San Francisco Bay. Britton Ward, the lead designer of the Super 12s, said the renderings are a big step in the process leading to … More 3D Super 12 renderings featured in Associated Press story

An updated look at the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge

http://www.sail-world.com/141526 by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor Jan 15, 2016, 08:21:00 (PST) While there’s no denying that wingsails, multihulls and hydrofoils can deliver some jaw-dropping speeds and impressive imagery, anyone who has been following America’s Cup sailing for more than a few decades understands that something important was lost as racing matriculated from the 12-Meter class … More An updated look at the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge

Join us for a Cup-date at Balboa Yacht Club

Tom Ehman will be presenting a Super 12 Cup “Cup-date” talk at Balboa YC in Newport Beach on Thursday, January 28th, which will also feature members of the Design-Build team including Farr Yacht Design’s Britton Ward, Project Manager Randy Moreno, and Westerly Marine principals Steve Lee and Lynn Bowser. BYC’s esteemed GM, David Robinson, told Ehman Sunday that … More Join us for a Cup-date at Balboa Yacht Club