Ted Carpentier


Besides being a designer of yachts, Carpentier was an aeronautical engineer who worked for Hughes Aircraft during the 1960's and '70's???. His position at that firm must have been a prominent one since he is quoted a number of times in a best selling biography of Howard Hughes.

Sailboats Designed By Ted Carpentier

Model LOA First Built
ACAPULCO 40 39.67 ft / 12.09 m 1976
ANACAPA 42 (CHALLENGER) 41.50 ft / 12.65 m 1972
AURORA 21 21.00 ft / 6.40 m 1959
CAPRI 14.2 (CATALINA) 14.17 ft / 4.32 m 1983
CHALLENGER 41 41.00 ft / 12.50 m 1977
CHALLENGER ANACAPA 42 42.92 ft / 13.08 m 1974
OMEGA 14 13.75 ft / 4.19 m 1968
SUPER SATELLITE 14.00 ft / 4.27 m 1960
VICTORY 21 21.00 ft / 6.40 m 1959


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