Farr Yacht Design prides itself on offering our clients a comprehensive range of yacht design services.

Structural Engineering


The Volvo Ocean 65 is the new one-design boat that will contest the next two editions of the Volvo Ocean Race.

FARR Designs Co. At 65ft LOA the new yachts are slightly shorter than the previous generation of Volvo Open 70s but will be more reliable, robust and affordable while still being a very high performance racing boat.

Volvo Ocean 65

The Farr 280 One Design

The Designs

Over 300 designs ranging from custom racing yachts to production cruisers to dinghies.


The Farr Yacht Design Team

Patrick Shaughnessy


Jim Schmicker

Vice President & Senior Naval Architect

Britton Ward

Vice President & Senior Naval Architect

Luke Shingledecker

Naval Architect

Alon Finkelstein

Design Engineer

Jennifer Emmet

Office Manager

Selected Awards

Yes we've won some awards