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Farr designer Alon Finkelstein goes step-by-step through the different key elements that attach to the hull, from the keel to the bulb, daggerboard and rudder - the parts that can make or break a racing yacht.
"The design brief... required the appendage package to be significantly less costly than that of a Volvo Open 70, with equivalent or higher safety factors... and a similar performance envelope," he writes.
But boat designers constantly strive to achieve more for less, and as Finkelstein explains, the design of the VOR 65 is no different.
Seahorse Magazine has much more on the story HERE.