Forty(1)Design video guided tour

Project Manager and skipper Ned Collier Wakefield shows us around the innovative Jason Ker Class40

Tuesday September 17th 2013, Author: James Boyd, Location: United Kingdom

At PSP Southampton International Boat Show on Friday, the first example of the Forty(1)Design was unveiled by owner Tony Lawson - the first boat is being sailed by Ned Collier Wakefield and Sam Goodchild in the Transat Jacques Vabre this autumn.

Built at McConaghy in China, the boat is the first offshore boat Jason Ker has designed and also his first class 40. The designers put in huge effort to create the new weapon, including use of a 'neural network'. Jason Ker explains more here.

Before the rain set in, the Forty(1)Design's Project Manager, Ned Collier Wakefield, gave us a tour of the innovation that has gone into the boat:



Latest Comments

  • smee_bruce 09/10/2013 - 11:22

    why can't I see a video link? I'm logged in (and paid up)?
  • edfryer 17/09/2013 - 15:11

    Please buy a wireless mike set up! Can't really hear a thing.

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