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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 ]

A Winning Strategy for Volvo 70 Design:
The Modern Design Team
by Clay Oliver
For smart competitors in high stakes yachting events like the Americas Cup, the modern design team approach is frequently adopted over the traditional design office
[ 20 DEC 2003 ]

That flares picture, a happy and relieved Mike Golding, the second smoking session he had since crossing the line !GOLD FOR GOLDING
Mike Golding wins the Defi Atlantique on the teams Owen Clarke Open 60 Ecover
[ 18 DEC 2003 ]


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