When Annapolis Custom Yachts opened their doors in 1983 they said they wanted to "start off with a winner" - thus, the FARR 33 was created by internationally known yacht designers, Farr Yacht Design, Ltd.
The masthead-rigged FARR 33 is a scaled down version of the incredible FARR 37 which, in 1983, devastated racing events in the Chesapeake Bay and Long Island Sound.
Rating at 26.3 IOR, the FARR 33 has no extreme rating features likely to be caught by future IOR rule changes. The performance will come from carefully chosen basic proportions of length, beam, displacement distribution and sail plan, along with optimization of the rating measurement formula without the use of rule-cheating gimmicks. The yacht has a very high SHR of about 16.3, which assures very good light air performance for the Chesapeake, Long Island Sound and other similar sailing areas.
Compared to similar IOR boats, the slightly narrower beam of the FARR 33 produces a more easily driven hull form which can attain higher speeds, relative to its length, and has less wetted surface area for light airs. Farr Yacht Design team research has determined that this approach produces higher all-around performance compared to rating than the present, heavier, beamier forms. These proportions also produce a boat that will do well not only under IOR, but the design's refinement and good speed relative to size will ensure competitiveness under MHS and PHRF systems as well.
With very livable cruising accommodations, this high performance yacht will suit the needs of a wide range of racing and cruising sailors, while maintaining excellent resale capability.
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10.31 m/33.83 ft
8.13 m/26.67 ft
3.51 m/11.50 ft
2.06 m/6.75 ft
4,190 Kg/9,239 lbs