Volvo Ocean 65 edition 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race

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Discover this new version half hull of the 65ft Volvo Ocean Race. 

The new one-design boat by Farr Yacht Design contested the 2014-15 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Made of resin, you could find it in Farr Yacht Design office.

32" L x 12" H wooden base size and half hull size 26.5" L x 2.5" W x 9" H

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Discover this new version half hull of the 65ft Volvo Ocean Race. 

The new one-design boat by Farr Yacht Design contested the 2014-15 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Made of resin, you could find it in Farr Yacht Design office.

Half Hull Size26.5" L x 2.5" W x 9" H
Size32" L x 12" H wooden base size

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Volvo Ocean 65 edition 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean 65 edition 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race

William Starling Burgess no doubt inherited his love of boats and sailing from his father as well as  his sharp analytical mind. He also acquired his precise and sensitive feeling for lines and forms from Nathanael Herreshoff, his “Uncle Nat”. But when the young Starling informed Herreshoff of his intention to become a naval architect, “the Wizard of Bristol” took umbrage.

When Mike Vanderbilt contacted him to build a new defender for the 1934 challenge, time was very short. No matter ! He started on the rough drafts of the plans at end of 1931 and Rainbow very nearly failed in the face of a faster challenger, Endeavour.

Starling Burgess came out of it quite well, Charles Nicholson even offering him the plans of his champion. His gesture was to prove quite unwise.

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