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Fifteen Class 40’s and international field racing in the second Atlantic Cup
The Atlantic Cup 2012 race kicks off in Charleston, South Carolina May 11th. From Charleston teams will race double-handed to New York City, then Newport RI, before finishing with a fully crewed inshore regatta.
[ 26 APR 2012 ]

Image Coming SoonAcciona Open 60 preparing for the Vendee Globe
Merf Owen of designers Owen Clarke Design (OCD) has been sailing the Xavier Sanso Open 60 Acciona 100% Eco Powered with the project team and the sailmakers from Incidences since last week in Palma
[ 17 APR 2012 ]

Changing the Gamesa Part 3
In the third and final part of a series of three articles Merfyn Owen of Owen Clarke Design and Phil Annis of Future Fibres discuss the choices involved and the detailed design of the new triple spreader rig fitted to the Open 60, Gamesa.
[ 11 FEB 2012 ]

Gamesa Open 60, staysail and reefed main, genoa on deck... photo Mark LloydChanging the Gamesa Part 2
In part 2 of a series of three articles Merfyn Owen moves on to describe the significant modifications recently made to Mike Golding's Vendee steed at Green Marine in the UK
[ 10 JAN 2012 ]

Changing the Gamesa Part 1
In the latest issue of Seahorse Magazine Merfyn Owen of Owen Clarke Design discusses the complex choices between new-build or refit looking back at four editions of the Vendee Globe
[ 11 DEC 2011 ]

photo Mark LloydGolding on form solo with his modified OCD 60
Mike Golding reports on Day 7 On this short sprint northwards Gamesa has sailed on all points of sail against and in close proximity to each of the newer boats. The good news from a longer term Vendee perspective is that I really feel the modifications we have made since June have brought Gamesa firmly into the game with these new generation IMOCA 60s. Ultimately reliability my choices and my fitness are going to make the difference - this is where we must focus next year as we prepare for the Vendee.
[ 11 DEC 2011 ]

Slipping out of the shadows - OCD diversify into superyacht design and consultancy
OCD has been working quietly as designers behind the scenes in the superyacht world for six years First brought in as consultants on modifications to the record breaking schooner Mari Cha 4 their latest project has been the Wally 130 Angels Share
[ 07 DEC 2011 ]

40 Degrees completes the podium for the TJV
Hannah Jenner and Jesse Naimark-Rowse on the Owen Clarke Design 40 Degrees cross the finish line of the Transat Jacques Vabre to take the final podium place
[ 25 NOV 2011 ]

Last week of TJV for 40 Class, multi-national skippers in 3rd 4th and 5th
Multi-national skippers in the top places of the Transat Jacques Vabres fleet in 3rd, 4th and 5th positions.Sailors from Norway, New Zealand, United States and the UK
[ 21 NOV 2011 ]

Owen Clarke 60's complete TJV
Mirabaud and Gamesa complete the 2011 Transat Jacques Vabres, not on the podium but pleased to finish without problems in their new configurations in preparation for next years Vendee Globe
[ 20 NOV 2011 ]

photo Mark LloydHalf way through the TJV with Owen Clarke boats in podium positions
Half way through the TJV with Owen Clarke boats in podium positions in IMOCA 60 and Class 40 divisions
As the IMOCA Open 60 fleet slide into the second half of the Transat Jacques Vabre the race is on again
[ 11 NOV 2011 ]

Angels Share wins “Best Refit" trophy at International Superyacht Society Awards
Owen Clarke Design are proud to be associated with the recent refit of the 40m superyacht Angels Share which won the best refit trophy at the International Superyacht Society Awards recently
[ 11 NOV 2011 ]

Eighth Owen Clarke designed IMOCA Open 60 is announced
Owen Clarke's Acciona 100% Eco-Powered is the result of collaboration and enormous effort of the Acciona project team builders suppliers and was again co designed with American designer Clay Oliver along with the now familiar OCD team of associates
[ 28 OCT 2011 ]

© Christophe Breschi/MARE.DEThe Fastnet - ‘a light too far’ for the Class 40’s in the Normandy Channel Race
STOP PRESS First boats finish Normandy Channel Race

After a wild nights sailing on Wednesday spinnaker flying in gale force conditions Jorg Riechers and Etienne David on Mare.De missed a podium place by just 28 minutes , finishing the Normany Channel Race on Thursday in 4th place.
[ 25 MAY 2011 ]

Mike Hennessy's Class 40 'Dragon' during the 11th Hour Racing Atlantic Cup event in NewportAtlantic Cup
Top of the podium for OCD Designs in the Atlantic Cup. Cutlass and Dragon, the USA Based Class 40's from Owen Clarke Design take first and second place in the 11th Hour Racing Atlantic Cup event in Newport USA.
[ 16 MAY 2011 ]

Owen Clarke Design share in Superyacht award
In the most competitive year to date in the history of the World Superyacht Awards one of the night’s winners were the owners, project team and builder behind the refit of the 39m sailboat Angels Share, who won the ‘Best Refitted Yacht’ award. Owen Clarke Design shared in their joy as the project’s naval architects.
[ 09 MAY 2011 ]

The new Owen Clarke OYT sail training ketchNew sail training vessel for the OYT
New 24m sail training ketch plans unveiled for the Ocean Youth Trust.
[ 11 MAR 2011 ]

OCD keel wins Superyacht Award
At the inaugural Showboats Design Awards at Palm Beach the superyacht Liara won the design and technology award for its innovative lifting keel. The award was presented to Bill Dixon Yacht Design for whome Owen Clarke Design undertook the detail design and engineering on behalf of their client.
[ 01 NOV 2010 ]

Pegasus Breaks Open 50 24 hour record
On the Third day of the Pacific Cup, Pegasus, an Owen Clarke Open 50 skippered by American Philippe Kahn and his crew of three have smashed the 24 hour record for this size of yacht.
[ 15 JUL 2010 ]

Rune Aasberg and his Class 40 'Solo', Owen Clarke designed Express 40, winner of the 2010 Two Handed Round Britain and Ireland RaceShetland Round Britain and Ireland- and the winner is?
The Owen Clarke Design Class 40's of 'Solo' takes 1st place and 'Fujifilm' 3rd. The thrilling finale to the Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race for the Class40 fleet was played out off the South Devon coast today.
[ 25 JUN 2010 ]


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