Van Gorkom Joins C&C 30 One-Design Team as Technical Director
Published on March 17th, 2015
Warren, RI (March 16, 2015) – Naval architect Geoff Van Gorkom has joined the C&C Yachts team as technical director for the C&C 30 One-Design.
Known as a high-performance one-design built to tight tolerances, Van Gorkom’s expertise will be invaluable to maintaining maximum consistency in the construction and finish of each hull. In addition, he will be responsible for all of the class’s technical documents. Van Gorkom is a graduate of the University of Michigan Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program, and is the designer of high-performance sailing boats including the Mount Gay 30. He is also the principal of Van Gorkom Yacht Design.
“Geoff’s experience with high-performance yacht design is a tremendous asset to the team,” says Randy Borges, president of USWatercraft, builders of the C&C 30 OD. “Our meticulous build team, combined with Geoff’s eye for detail, means that C&C 30 OD owners are assured of a true one-design experience.”
Van Gorkom will be working on location in the Warren, RI, headquarters of USWatercraft.