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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
We are happy to share this link from our friends at True North: The press release announcing the new flagship of the True North brand, the True North 50. We have been hard at work on this project and are excited to finally get to talk about it! Stay tuned for more information over the […]
Finished more than a year ago our first Newport residential “refit” project has been featured in the latest edition of the Superyacht magazine. Click here to read the complete article.
Langan Design is proud to announce that Angel, design #28, was the first yacht of the cruising division to arrive in Bermuda in this year’s edition of the Newport Bermuda Race. Conditions this year were perfect for a fast ride down to Bermuda, and Angel performed beautifully.
This year two of our designs will take part in the race to the onion patch. “Spirit of Bermuda“, a 110′ LOA on deck sail training yacht, the flagship for Bermuda, designed for the Bermuda Sloop foundation. “Angel”, a custom 84′ blue water sloop was designed by the office and launched in December 2007. This […]