Frans Maas

1937 - 2017


Dutch designer, builder and ocean racer. An early proponent of glass fiber construction. Maas designs achieved great racing success in the 1960's during the heyday of the RORC rule.

Sailboats Designed By Frans Maas

Model LOA First Built
ALOA 27 28.21 ft / 8.60 m 1976
CENTAUR 20.34 ft / 6.20 m 1960
COMPROMIS 720 23.62 ft / 7.20 m 1970
COMPROMIS 777 25.82 ft / 7.87 m 1985
COMPROMIS 888 28.54 ft / 8.70 m 1989
COMPROMIS 909 31.00 ft / 9.45 m 1985
COMPROMIS 999 32.48 ft / 9.90 m 1989
FORTUNELLA 34 34.50 ft / 10.52 m 1960
MASTER 30 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1979
PJ-36 (MAAS) 36.00 ft / 10.97 m 1973
RAIDER 35 35.00 ft / 10.67 m 1969
SOLARIS 36 (MAAS) 36.29 ft / 11.06 m 1980
STANDFAST 30 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1979
STANDFAST 33 32.80 ft / 10.00 m 1977
STANDFAST 36 36.00 ft / 10.97 m 1973
STANDFAST 40 40.00 ft / 12.19 m 1972
STANDFAST 50 48.39 ft / 14.75 m 1980
STANDFAST LOPER 27.07 ft / 8.25 m 1976


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