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Keith Carew joined Farr Yacht Design in June 2008 as a Design Engineer. His past experiences include work with production sailboat manufacturer Hunter Marine and mast manufacturers Sparcraft and Southern Spars. He has designed for 9 America’s Cup teams — two of them as a team member with Oracle Racing as well as projects such as Endeavour II, Speedboat, Mari Cha 4, Melges 20 and 32. Keith’s past work provides Farr Yacht Design with a wide range of experience from all aspects of the marine industry.
Originally from the Miami area, Keith received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1991 from the University of Florida in Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies - focusing on aerospace and mechanical engineering. While at UF he was a student senator and the head of the sailing club and sailing team. He was a member of UF’s nationally ranked sailing team and has competed since on boats from 15 to 80 feet.
Keith has moved from Florida to California and most recently comes to us after living for 6 years with his wife Tara in New Zealand where their two daughters were born.