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Modern sailing yacht design

Many sailing yacht builders seem to produce similar designs.

The yachts need to be light and fast, in the style of racing yachts. That is the design that sales.

Builders of sea worthy yachts that provide a high degree of safety even in rough weather conditions are not around anymore or have great difficulties selling there boats.

Though sea worthiness can be a life saving factor.

Regarding sea worthiness, clients are not always aware of the compromises that have to be made to increase the performance and to allow such modern designs.

The use of high tech materials and modern production techniques justifies more radical designs.

But at the same time faster and lighter boats demand higher competence of skipper and crew, particularly in changing or rough weather conditions.