We specialise in custom racing yacht design. Our clients' design briefs and race aspirations determine the types of racing yacht they require. Our successful track record in high performance yacht design is proven by the podium results achieved by our clients. Following are a few of our custom designed racing yachts.
The design brief for the Mari Cha IV was to create the world’s fastest offshore racing monohull capable of breaking ocean racing records. Greg Elliott was a member of the design team. The yacht is built of carbon fibre and has twin masts 45m high and a canting keel Mari Cha IV is capable of speeds of over 40 knots.Mari Cha IV is the undefeated fastest monohull in the world. First monohull to sail over 500 nautical miles in 24 hours.
Maximus is a light displacement carbon fibre construction 100m yacht. Features include carbon fibre wing mast special and canting keel.
Podium Results Include
Round the Island Cowes Race Line Honours. Race Record
Auckland to Tauranga Line Honours
Rolex Fastnet Line Honours. 1st Handicap
Rolex Trans Atlantic Challenge 1st handicap. 2nd Line
The Elliott 100 renamed Ragamuffin 100 in 2013 took Line Honours in the Transpac 2013.
Rolex Sydney to Hobart 3rd Line 2014.
"Outsider" is a high tech 52 ft offshore and inshore racing yacht. Construction is carbon fibre. The hull form is well balanced, low drag moderate beam. Stability is enhanced with a canting keel.
Highly competitive in IRC, the rig is optimised to incur no penalties whilst racing IRC.
Podium Results include:
Newport to Hamburg Trans Atlantic Race Line Honours
Kiel to Copenhagen Line Honours
Round North Island, New Zealand 1st Elapsed Time
Baltic Sprint Cup 1st Line Overall
Trans Atlantic Challenge 2015 1st IRC Div 2, 2nd IRC Overall
A Southern Man was commissioned by New Zealand yachtsman Graham Dalton to compete in the Open 50 Class. Built in New Zealand and shipped to the USA before sailing across the Atlantic for the start of the Velux 5 Oceans Single Handed Race. A Southern Man proved to be very competitive against older generation Open 60s. Undoubtedly one of the fastest open 50 yachts in the world.
The Elliott Open 50 was renamed Venture 11 when purchased by an Australian yachtsman for campaigning in local racing.
Competed in the 2013 Rolex Sydney to Hobart.
A custom designed cruiser racer capable of both offshore and inshore racing. The yacht is of composite construction. Simple handling systems enable the yacht to be sailed short handed. Bulb keel enhances stability and allows for a generous sail area. The interior layout is simplistic but functional. Launched in 2006, Mrs Jones has completed over 2000 ocean miles, including two circumnavigations of the North Island of New Zealand in short handed mode.
The Elliott 50 SuperSport design is a 50 foot canting keel yacht built of carbon fibre and sporting a carbon fibre rotating wing mast. The first Elliott 50ss design was commissioned by a well known New Zealand yachtsman as a state of the art racing yacht for local and offshore racing. Sportivo showed impressive speed in her first race, winning the hotly contested RNZYS Night Race to Kawau and has gone on to achieve numerous impressive race wins since.
Elliott 50 ft, high performance, offshore racing yacht design.
Some of the Elliott 50 RanTan 11s podium Results Include:
Wellington to Nelson Line Honours Race Record Record
Kapiti Island to Ships Cove Line Honours
Ships Cove to Wellington Line Honours
Mana to Picton Line Honours Race Record
SSANZ Round North Island Race Line Honours All 4 Legs
Whangarei to Vanuatu Race Line Honours Race Record
LAUNCHED: 1994 "ELLIOTT MARINE"
RENAMED: 1996 "PRIMO"
Since her debut race in late 1994 this awesome racing machine has: sailed some 60,000 miles, raced in events in New Zealand, Australia. USA, Hong Kong and Japan, slashed several records and thrilled and inspired numerous people throughout the world of yachting.
Cocorin V is now based in Tokyo. Since her debut race in late 1994 this awesome racing machine has: sailed some 60,000 miles, raced in events in New Zealand, Australia. USA, Hong Kong and Japan, slashed several records and thrilled and inspired numerous people throughout the world of yachting.
Elliott 45 Maverick. Built by Elliott Marine Ltd.Launched June 2000 as Kiwi Coyote. The concept and driving force of the Elliott 45 is to reduce the drag associated with sailing fast. To achieve this, the very latest in technology was used throughout construction. The result being the production of a lightweight, strong structure, which has highly efficient foils attached. Initial testing produced some very exciting results and the yacht continues to excel. This Elliott 45 was sold to Europe in 2006.