Farr Maxi One Design


Farr Maxi One Design (formerly Grand Mistral 80, Ericsson 80) is a 24.5 metres (80 ft) one-design yacht designed by Bruce Farr. The type was originally developed as the Grand Mistral 80 for Pierre Fehlmann with the intention of creating a one-design round-the-world race.[1] Five yachts were originally built.[2]

LOA24.5 m (80 ft)
Former class of World Sailing

They sailed the Adecco World Championships in 1999, a total of eight yachts competing including skippers Ernesto Bertarelli, Hans Bouscholte, Ross Field, Guido Maisto, Geoffrey Meek, Gunnar Krantz, Ludde Ingvall, Jules Mazars.[3]



  1. ^ "Plans set fair for Grand Mistral". Independent.co.uk. 23 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Scuttlebutt: Sailing news with a North American focus".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". www.adecco-championship.com. Archived from the original on 7 December 2000. Retrieved 12 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)