re you someone who craves speed? Simplicity? Do you love
following and has inspired many people from
sailing for the pure pleasure of experiencing the thrill and
around the world.
excitement of competition? How about innovation? Do you have big dreams and ambitious goals? We thought so and with that in mind we invite you to become a part of our dream; SpeedDream.
t’s our stated goal to make fast sailing more affordable, more accessible and more fun
and with that in mind we invite you become part of the dream. Help us build SpeedDream
peedDream started as a simple idea, a quest to
into a global movement that changes the
build the world’s fastest sailboat, but along the
way we race boats. Sailing journalist James
way something magical happened. As a first step in
Boyd, who runs thedailysail website, had it
what’s rightfully considered an enormously ambi-
right when he said “aside from the AC72s,
tious project, we built a scaled prototype, a 27-
prize for the coolest boat to be launched in
foot version of the boat principally to test some
2012 must go to SpeedDream.” We like that.
of the innovations like the flying keel,
We want you to become an integral part of
stepped hull and wave piercing
the success of the entire SpeedDream pro-
bow. SpeedDream27 is now a real-
gram, to feel a part of something bigger than
ity and the boat is really cool, quite
just a new idea. Join us as we pioneer this
stunning, simply amazing. Those
new Development Class and be there with
are not our words; they are some
us as we attempt the ambitious ini-
of the comments on our Facebook
tiative of building the fastest
page. Without trying, our crazy lit-
and sexiest sailboats on
tle rocketship has gathered quite a
ver the last decade there has been some very real pushback
Dream27 is all about keeping the keel fly-
against professionalism in the sport, not at the extremes like
ing. Our test pilot Cam Lewis, no stranger
the Volvo Ocean Race and Vendée Globe, but among weekend
to helming fast multihulls, states it clearly.
warriors. Sailing in not cheap, but still you should not have to
“There is skill required to get the keel flying
have the deepest pockets to win. How many times have we
and to keep it flying, but it’s a skill that can
heard the lament that regatta’s were lost because the boats
be learned, and honed. The better you get at
that won were able to bring in a crew of hired guns? Some
it the faster you will be able to sail. Racing
of the fun has been taken out of racing and we plan to
a SpeedDream27 will simply be about going
put it right back in again.
peedDream is all about speed. It’s not about calling wind shifts on the windward leg. It’s not
about hiring the best tacticians and helmsmen to help you spend your money to go
SPEEDDREAM FOR EVERYONE
fast and having a blast without the complications, and expense, of a large crew.”
e have creative plans to get you out sailing both locally and on an international
scale. For the entrepreneur, someone who has
fast while you watch the action from
craved to make his passion for sailing his live-
the weather rail. SpeedDream is all
lihood, we have a plan for you as well. Think
about you taking the helm and re-
along the lines of shared ownership, turnkey
fining your skills as a helmsman to
arrive-and-drive and a little business model
see how fast you can go.
that builds a fleet and takes it global
ust as catamaran sailing is all
in partnership with an already
about keeping the windward hull
out of the water, helming a Speed-
boat as different as SpeedDream deserves some different
It’s not about picking wind shifts on the
thinking when it comes to round the buoys racing. We are
windward leg; it’s about maximizing the
reinventing it and we think that you will like what we are pro-
time spent with the keel flying and the boat
posing. It’s a sharp idea...:)
et me introduce you to the SpeedDream SpeedWay.
Loosely based on slalom ski racing where two skiers
race through gates on parallel courses, the SpeedDream
flying along at top speeds.
he course provides short, fast, reaching legs with a crossover point so that all
competitors sail the same waters. If there
SpeedWay will be raced on two spear shaped courses.
are more than two boats the starts will be
Yes the reference to the spear is deliberate; racing
staggered; the winner is the boat with the
the SpeedWay will be one-on-one combat.
T SPEEDDREAM SPEEDWAY
lowest aggregate time over a number of
he SpeedDream SpeedWay is designed to
races. Simple, fast, fun, creative and best of
challenge the speed skills of each team.
all, you are in control.
VLAD MURNIKOV Project Leader and Design Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org skype - vladsailing1 1 (617) 861 7184
BRIAN HANCOCK Creative and Marketing Director email@example.com skype - callbrianhancock 1 (617) 271 0712