Owen Clarke Design and Antarctic Ice Pilot will be attending the Boat International Superyacht Design Symposium in Kitzbuhel February 21st - 23rd 2016.
Ashley Perrin, who is a qualified ice pilot and guide will be attending along with Merfyn Owen of Owen Clarke Design. OCD are currently designing a high latitude expedition yacht for an experienced polar navigator in consultation with Antarctic Ice Pilot. Merfyn is also one of the judges, as well as being chairman of the panel reviewing naval architecture entries for the Showboat Design Awards
The symposium includes a technical workshop on remote cruising and the design implications especially with regards to ice strewn waters and high latitude navigation.