Alan Payne

1921 - 1995


Alan Payne was a yacht designer who was born in Great Britain but spent his career in Australia. He is probably best known as the designer of the 12 meter 'Gretel II', that very nearly took away the America's cup in 1970.
In 1993, he was honored as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to Australian yachting.

Sailboats Designed By Alan Payne

Model LOA First Built
BUCCANEER 200 20.42 ft / 6.22 m 1974
BUCCANEER 210 20.83 ft / 6.35 m 1974
BUCCANEER 240 23.67 ft / 7.21 m 1975
CHARGER 23 22.58 ft / 6.88 m 1982
COLUMBIA 10.7 35.17 ft / 10.72 m 1976
COLUMBIA 11.8 39.00 ft / 11.89 m 1979
COLUMBIA 7.6 25.08 ft / 7.64 m 1976
COLUMBIA 8.3 27.08 ft / 8.25 m 1976
COLUMBIA 8.7 28.58 ft / 8.71 m 1976
COLUMBIA 9.6 31.50 ft / 9.60 m 1975
COLUMBIA T-23 22.58 ft / 6.88 m 1973
COLUMBIA T-26 25.83 ft / 7.87 m 1975
CORONADO 23-2 22.58 ft / 6.88 m 1974
CORSAIR 15.75 ft / 4.80 m 1967
HORIZON 26 (PAYNE) 25.83 ft / 7.87 m 1976
KETTENBURG 32 31.50 ft / 9.60 m 1975
LANCER 25 24.67 ft / 7.52 m 1975


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