Design #495 Transpac 52
FARR YACHT DESIGN Transpac 52 will displace the class minimum
of 16,500 pounds.
keel fin is designed with the minimum platform area that produces
blazing upwind speeds without excessively high leeway angles.
The bulb is an exquisite combination of deep VCG (Vertical
Center of Gravity) and low drag that maximizes lifting efficiency.
FARR YACHT DESIGN, LTD has used our experience in Volvo, America’s
Cup, and our most recent Open 60 to craft appendages second
to none. Literally thousands of research and design hours
have gone into our appendage programs for these types of yachts
over the last 3 years. This is one of the areas where “Trickle
Down” really does happen. The rudder incorporates our
proprietary foil designs for solid handling in tight maneuvers
while using the least amount of plan form area for a low drag
deck and layout are simple and deck camber was designed to
keep weight low and allow for ease of movement be crew. Basic
geometry is designed to meet minimum IMS requirements per
the TP52 rule with a minimal blister cabin house and long