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The boat is a unique ketch that my dad — Jean Filloux — designed himself with a naval architect friend at Sparkman & Stephens to be built with a first-of-its-kind manufacturing method that Jean came up with.
How the heck did this happen? We were just minding our business while trying to get the whole world sailing on a single day when an award popped up.