Performance Yacht Designs & Engineering

With over 30 years of industry knowledge and experience, Van Gorkom Yacht Design is dedicated to the concept of innovative high performance yachts, both power and sail.

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The 2XS-850

Just launched! This ULDB rocket is designed to be an inexpensive go-fast day racer, capable of leaving the competition in the dust. Targeted at inshore round-the-buoys racing, the 2XS-850 has carbon spars, a non-overlapping jib, an asymmetric spinnaker, and is easily trailered to any venue with the minimum of hassle.

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Why Keels Fall Off

Within the last fifty years there has been a significant number of high profile, catastrophic failures related to sail boat keels and the structures that are supposed to hold them in place. A small percentage of these failures have resulted in fatalities and have...
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