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Epic Lass, KZ 5665
à jour au: 2020
1984 Plan Farr, Design #138

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Complete file on "RB Sailing blog"

The yacht was a development of Bruce Farr's dominant One Ton design, Design #136, which had formed the basis of New Zealand's outstanding 1983 Southern Cross Cup team. Epic Lass, and her sistership Swuzzlebubble V, were designed and built with a view to competing for New Zealand in the 1985 Admiral's Cup series, and were twin versions of Design 138, optimised for the lighter airs expected in Europe being slightly shorter in length (approx 7in), lighter (approx 190lb), with a fractionally lower ballast ratio, and carrying more sail for the same One Ton rating of 30.5ft IOR.

1984 20th of December, launched with "Swuzzlebuble V" outside the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.
Picture from One Ton Class facebook 2016,

1985 January, Auckland Anniversary Day regatta: ?e/??, (photo Dan Nerney/Yachting New Zealand magazine)

Admiral's Cup trials:
?e/??, Selected, Peter WALKER

One Ton Cup
, Poole: 22 - 35 - 7 - 11 - 19 = 8e/38,
July "Seahorse",

Admiral's Cup 85: 21e/54
, dimasting during Fastnet race. Posted
Photo G. Le Cossec, archives de la revue "Bateaux",

Pictures from "RB Sailing blog"

1988 For Sale 140 000 USD

1992 February "Yachting", For Sale,

Big Time,
New owner, Marc Focke

2014 From One Ton Class Facebook,

2016 From One Ton Class Facebook,

31 August, received mail from Marc Focke, "This year we worked intensively on our boat. New paint on stern and partly cockpit and the sides. The name was repainted too. On the inside we reworked the electrics and we installed a new autopilot and depth sounder. Besides that, lots of small projects that needed our attention..., We're currently at Shady Harbor Marina on the Hudson. We've done a lot of work on her during our holidays and she's looking great again "

"The new sailnumber will be NED 8550"

2020 Wothout date, Cherbourg (France), Picture from Facebook,