Letter: Goss’s time factor

With regard to Noel Falconer’s letter concerning the Team Philips catamaran (14 April), he should consider that Peter Goss developed this radical design in a relatively short period of time, including building the yacht. Having previously worked in the sector, I know that aerospace industry involvement would surely have tripled his budget and added another […]

With regard to Noel Falconer’s letter concerning the Team Philips catamaran (14 April), he should consider that Peter Goss developed this radical design in a relatively short period of time, including building the yacht.

Having previously worked in the sector, I know that aerospace industry involvement would surely have tripled his budget and added another 10 years to the project.

Jerry Birnie, By e-mail