Author: Dan Spurr

Bénéteau with foils.

A Bénéteau with Foils

Followers of extreme sailing may know of Bénéteau’s several-year program to develop a production monohull with foils. Well, let’s qualify the term foils. The new 32‘  (9.75m) Figaro Bénéteau 3… Read more »

Ian Farrier

Remembering Ian Farrier

New Zealand multihull designer and builder Ian Lindsay Farrier, 70, died suddenly in San Francisco, California, on December 8, 2017, culminating a career that began in 1973 in Australia. While… Read more »

ÖK Hull

ÖK Hull Design

Engineers, designers, and assorted freethinkers abhor the notion implied by the aphorism “There’s nothing new under the sun.” If it were true, technological progress would come to a standstill and… Read more »