Mix the man who developed the hulls for the trimaran BMW Oracle, with one of the best race boat builders from Australia and Asia, with the most experienced trimaran spar builder, as well as the know-how to build sails for thousands of offshore racing multihull miles…and your result is the ñ53. A truly fast cruising trimaran optimized for safety, speed and single-handed cruising. When plugged into handicap formulas the boat list the same as a Formula 40.
Priority design considerations (in order): safety, speed, max reliability, ease of maintenance, least complexity.
Wave piercing bows. Tiller steering at out board tractor seats. Three rudders. Main hull daggerboard.