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Class 40 Open sailboat Cutlass with Alex Mehran in Newport RI Credit: www.billyblack.comOwen Clarke Class 40 wins the Marblehead – Halifax Race on PHRF corrected time
Nick Halmos and Alex Mehran’s Owen-Clarke Class 40 Cutlass finished outright winner ahead of fifty nine yachts in the six PHRF divisions of the Marblehead (USA) to Halifax (Canada) Ocean Race. Onboard was Owen-Clarke designer Merfyn Owen, racing over the same course for the second time in two years.
[ 10 JUL 2009 ]

Co Skippers Alex Mehran (left) and Nick Halmos (right) collecting the S Division first place trophy at the 2009 FigawiOwen Clarke Class 40, Cutlass has won the second leg of the 2009 Bermuda 1-2
Alex Mehran and Nick Halmos’s Owen Clarke Class 40, Cutlass has crossed the line first on the return leg of the Bermuda 1-2, in the same convincing manner as she won the first leg out to Bermuda.
[ 22 JUN 2009 ]

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Owen Clarke Open 60 Aviva sets new non-stop monohull record around the British Isles
The Owen Clarke designed Open 60 has convincingly broken the outright non-stop monohull record around the British Isles. The all girl crew consisted of skipper Dee Caffari, fellow Vendee sailor Samantha Davies, Miranda Merron and Alex Sizer.
[ 21 JUN 2009 ]

Courtesy M Ranchi  www.maxranchi.comClass 40 Champions 2008
Forty Degress finishes on top of the podium for the 2008 Class 40 Championship
[ 08 OCT 2008 ]

Pegasus sets new Pacific Cup record
HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwire - July 30, 2008) - The Waikiki Yacht Club announced today that Skipper Philippe Kahn, with co-skipper Richard Clarke of Canada, set a new record for the 2008 Pacific Cup race of 7 days, 15 hours, 17 minutes and 50 seconds. The prior record was set by Volvo Ocean Race winner Stan Honey in 1992.
[ 02 AUG 2008 ]

Temenos 2 finishes third in Barcelona World Race
The Owen-Clarke designed Open 60 Temenos 2 finish the Barcelona World Race in 3rd place - crossing the finish line at 18.09h GMT in 98 days 6 hours 9 minutes and 10 seconds! A fantastic achievement for Swiss skipper Domi
[ 18 FEB 2008 ]

Mike Godling`s TJV Race Summary
Mike Golding (GBR) and Bruno Dubois (Bel-Can) crossed the finish line of the 2007 Transat Jacques Vabre at 02:09:33hrs local time (05:09:33hrs GMT) this morning in the new ECOVER 3, taking a hard earned fifth place in wh
[ 23 NOV 2007 ]

Pegasus finishes Transpac at 20 knots
Philippe Kahn's Pegasus Open 50 (ex Artforms) finished the 2007 Transpac at pace, somewhat at odds to what has been one of the lightest/slowest races for many years.
[ 29 JUL 2007 ]

Podium for Ian Munslow
Ian Munslow on Bolands Mill finishes third in the 2006 edition of the Bnaque Postale Route du Rhum
[ 19 NOV 2006 ]

Victory for Artforms
Record breaking Open 50 sailor Kip stone, demolishes existing record for the Route du Rhum Open50 Class
[ 17 NOV 2006 ]

Artemis wins Round Britain Race
Owen Clarke Design Open 60 sets new Monohull Reord and Wins Round Britain Race
[ 15 AUG 2006 ]

Titanic Finish in Salvador de Bahia, Merfyn Owen and Kip Stone on Artforms.Artforms finishes 2nd in the Transat Jacques Vabre
Kip Stone and Merf Owen crossed the finish line in Bahia on Open 50 Artforms at 1346 local time (16:46:51 GMT), Friday 25th November, to secure 2nd place in one of the closest finishes the Transat Jacques Vabre.
Image © Yvan Zedda
[ 27 NOV 2005 ]

Footing in a rare eight knots of breeze north of the Gulf StreamArtforms takes the double in the Bermuda 1-2
Kip Stone and designer Merfyn Owen arrived in Newport, Rhode Island, in first place at 08:17 EST, 19 June to complete a successful double winning both legs of the Bermuda 1-2 and setting up a new record time for the outward leg of 66 hrs 57 minutes.
[ 20 JUN 2005 ]

Ecover in `delivery mode` on the way to the start of the Transat 2004Summary of Mike Golding and Ecover’s Vendee
Despite breaking his main halyard twice, three ascents of the rig and sailing the last 50 miles without a keel. Golding completed the course from the tip of Africa due south of the Cape of Good Hope, in an amazing 1d 19h 29m faster than the winning boat PRB.
Image © John Nash
[ 01 MAR 2005 ]

Ecover crosses the finishing line third in the Vendee Globe, 22 hours behind second place Bonduelle and 28 hours behind winner PRB.Ecover finishes third in the Vendee
It might have been a rather dejected and slump-shouldered Mike Golding that sailed across the finish line of the Vendee Globe in the early hours of this morning, if the keel had still been attached to his Open 60 yacht Ecover.
Image © Jacques Vapillon
[ 04 FEB 2005 ]

Ecover in `delivery mode` on the way to the start of the Transat 2004Ecover takes the lead in Vendee Globe
Mike Golding has been in the lead aboard Ecover on the last two pollings. A long way to go yet and still the wrong side of a trough containing light airs. Anything can happen, but a landmark day for Mike. Congratulions !
Image © John Nash
[ 12 JAN 2005 ]

Spirit of Adventure - owners report
In November 2004 the luxury cruiser Spirit of Adventure returned from Tahiti to the viaduct basin in Auckland where she was launched Here is unedited our clients report after that trip and of the period when he had been cruising with his family in the Pacific
[ 14 NOV 2004 ]

3D rendering from design study incorporating first run cockpit design and hull P4New Transpac 52 Design
Clay Oliver and Owen Clarke Design get together to design Transpac 52 in latest example of design team approach.
[ 05 SEP 2004 ]

Artforms flying to first place and new record in the 2004 Single-Handed Transat RaceArtforms takes the 50’ class by storm
At 14.20 hrs local time on a bright and sunny afternoon, Kip Stone breezed into Boston harbour ahead of the remaining four open 60’s to win the 50’ monohull class in a record breaking time of 15 days 5 hours and 20 minutes.
[ 15 JUN 2004 ]

Ecover at speed running downhill, flat and low under kite.Owen Clarke boats take first and third
Mike Golding sailed his yacht Ecover into first place in The Transat in the early hours of Sunday morning here in Boston followed only five hours later in third place by Mike Sanderson on Pindar.
Image © John Nash
[ 13 JUN 2004 ]


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