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4 Simple Questions with Sailboat Designer German Frers

"I have to say that I don't believe sailboats with rakish and slippery superstructures that look like they are out of aerodynamic superfast vehicles enjoy mixing the company of spars, rigging, cloth sails and large angles of heel and pitching in heavy chop." -German Frers This week I'm welcoming German Frers to the helm of  Below is my mini-interview with German that continues the blog series asking four questions to prominent cruising sailboat designers. If the name German Frers doesn't ring any bells for you, you're still almost certainly familiar with some of his designs. He has been the exclusive designer for Nautor's Swan in Finland, much of the Hallberg-Rassy range and several Hylas sailboats . In fact, Frers firm, Frers Naval Architecture & Engineering , is responsible for many high end racers, cruisers, superyachts, day sailers, multihulls and even some motor yachts. Far too many to list here! The Hallberg Rassy