Design #242 Two Ton IOR
Farr Yacht Design received commissions for the design of Two Ton yachts following the Offshore Racing Council's (ORC) reintroduction of this level rating class at their November 1989 meeting. Mr. Yuji Sawano and Mr. Ikuo Chiba, both of Japan, desired Two Ton yachts for the 1990 Kenwood Cup, and Mr. Giuseppe DeGennaro of Italy and Mr. Irving Loube of the United States sought to enter the 1991 Admiral's Cup with Two Tonners.
With their considerable and successful experience in the One Ton, Fifty Foot and Maxi classes, coupled with thorough research programs, Farr Yacht Design was well equipped with the development tools to enter the new Two Ton forum.
FYD's continuing evolution of mid-size boats produced two fractionally rigged designs with similarities in concept to the successful Farr 44, LIBRAH, which placed third overall and was top