New Hugo Boss to be built in UK

Yachting Monthly - - NEWS -

Car­ring­ton Boats will build the new mul­ti­mil­lion-pound Hugo Boss IMOCA 60 for Alex Thom­son. The rac­ing yacht, which will cam­paign in the 2020-21 Vendée Globe, will be built at the yard’s new fa­cil­ity in Hythe, Hamp­shire.

Pro­fes­sional yachtsman and yacht builder Ja­son Car­ring­ton will over­see the build. His team will work with the de­sign and tech­ni­cal staff at Alex Thom­son Rac­ing and naval ar­chi­tec­tural firm VPLP.

Con­struc­tion of the new Hugo Boss is ex­pected to be­gin shortly ahead of the rac­ing yacht’s sched­uled un­veil­ing in June 2019.

Ja­son Car­ring­ton (left} pre­vi­ously man­aged the 2007 Hugo Boss

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