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So he let the world’s best yacht designers off the leash and also allowed them extensive testing in the tank of the renowned Stevens Institute, under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Davidson. Davidson had made a name for himself by testing the models of the spectacularly fast and successful J Class yacht Ranger there a year earlier. The success of the Super J , as the Ranger was also called, had a lot to do with these towing tank tests and Mr. Taylor wanted to use this tool for his new yacht. She is a spectacular restoration that gives life to one of the most beautiful yachts designed by Olin Stephens.
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