Hawley's F140 yacht; the gimbaled bulb tilts to remain horizontal to the hull even when the keel is tilted
Hawley's F140 yacht, designed for flat-water speed with an innovative canting keel
Hawley's F140 yacht, designed for flat-water speed with an innovative canting keel.
September 11, 2007 High speed and sleek style are the two main goals of this concept yacht from designer Andrew Hawley. The Hawley F140 looks like a stingray with sails, its downward-sloping bow a clear sign this yacht’s for flat-water speed not wave-punching – but the key innovation is its 30-degree canting keel with a gimbaled bulb, providing turning stability at high lean angles.
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