Farr Yachts

Founded in1973, Built in New Zealand

Founded by Bruce Farr in the early 70’s who originally designed 18’ skiffs which were popular in New Zealand & Australia. Bruce later began dedicating more time to designing sailboats and partnered with Russel Bowler. The two soon opened an office in Annapolis in order to get better access to sailors on the other side of the globe.

Farr produces sailing yachts that have a light displacement, fractional rig, wide stern and shallow hull resulting in a hull faster than most traditional racing designs. Farr designs have become the most utilized designs in the Whitbred and Volvo races since the early 90’s.