Bluenose II – Days away from sailing

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Bluenose II, Construction Update, News, Sail
Bluenose II – Days away from sailing

From a design perspective, this project had its challenges: very few people still have the experience working with a such a large wood rudder, and most classification societies have long stopped adapting their rules to account for wood rudders for vessels of this size. For this new rudder, we approached ABS and asked that the […]

AXIA Competes in St. Barth Bucket Regatta This Week

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in AXIA, News, Sail

The St. Barth Bucket Regatta kicks off this week and we are excited to see the 123-foot aluminum yacht AXIA competing. Two years ago the owners of AXIA hired Langan Design Partners to undertake an optimization review of Axia’s appendages, which turned into a major refit. From 2014 to 2015, we completed a series of […]

Snyder’s Shipyard Featured in South Shore Breaker

Posted on Mar 3, 2017 in Bluenose II, Construction Update, News, Press, Sail

Great article in the South Shore Breaker featuring Snyder’s Shipyard and its legacy. We’re honored to be working with the shipyard on a new wooden rudder for the 161-foot schooner Bluenose II (rudder highlighted in the article).

Zing III is now sailing in Rio harbor

Posted on Jan 7, 2014 in Construction Update, News, Sail

After a short commissioning period in Santos (Brazil), Zing III has made her way to her mooring and can be seen sailing in Rio harbor. Regularly topping 20 knots her canting keel gives her all the power she needs to blast out to the islands in record time. She is proving a blast to sail, […]

Zing III is in the water!

Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in Construction Update, News, Sail, Uncategorized
Zing III is in the water!

It was another rainy spring day in Brazil for Zing III’s commissioning. She sits on her lines and has just made her way to Rio. Stay tuned for some sailing pictures to come!