Farr Yacht Design
Design #316 - Platu 25

May 1995

This yacht is designed as a moderated cost, fast, but easily handled, one design club racer. It is also capable of being raced in the IMS Racing Division with few minor additions to the otherwise empty interior to suit IMS Regulations.

Farr Yacht Design, Ltd. was commissioned to design the Platu as a racing sailboat suitable for teaching sailing skills and racing skills to "new sailors." The yacht will be fast and sporty with no interior fitout as it is intended for day racing only.

The light displacement hull shape combines a long waterline, fine bow sections and powerful stern sections, all carefully balanced to deliver exceptional performance. The combinations of wide, flaring topsides that increase the effective stability from crew weight and a highly refined keel geometry will give the high stability essential

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