Another design project is under preparations and first images have been shown, however details are kept a secret, so far. Please contact the Australian 5.5m Class Associtaion President for more information.
Another new design is being offered by Metre Class specialist Juliane Hempel, who will be pleased to pass on further information. more...
Hakan Södergren, yacht designer in Stockholm, is offering a new design, to which 5.5 SWE 66 "Wasa V" has been built at the Sune Carlsson boatyard, racing first time during the World Championship in Skovshoved, August 2016. For more information, this is the corporate website.
VMG Yacht Design
Mathieu Verrier, yacht designer from Switzerland, has announced interest to offer a new 5.5m design. more...
YDAM - Yacht Design Alain Marchand
Whose brand new 5.5m SUI 227 launched in 2014 - website.
Daniel Rossi, boat designer and dual 5.5m owner is working on a new 5.5m design. Some drawings are available on his website. Daniel is offering both a completely built boat as well as a kit for sailors completing it themselves.
Muir Yacht Design
Warren Muir, who is well known for his many fast 1980's 5.5m boats, among them twice World Champion "Firestorm" and Gold-Cup Winner "Ballymena". Warren is now working on a new design, for a 5.5m Modern boat. For further info, please visit his website.