Johan Valentijn

1948 - 0


Dutch born Johannes Valentijn grew up at a family boat yard and completed an education in naval architecture and marine engineering. He started his design career in 1971 at Sparkman and Stephens in New York. He has been the America's Cup designer for 4 major campaigns for foreign and domestic US groups including Dennis Conners Liberty campaign of 1983.
Later he became production and yard manager for Burger Boat Company in Wisconsin, USA.
In the last several years he was involved in developing new organizational structures and optimizing building methods for yacht construction companies in Morocco and France.

Sailboats Designed By Johan Valentijn

Model LOA First Built
CSY 51 51.00 ft / 15.54 m 1985
DUFOUR 4800 34.94 ft / 10.65 m 1981
DUFOUR 9000 39.16 ft / 11.94 m 1979
DUFOUR/VALENTIJN 35 34.94 ft / 10.65 m 1981
ENDEAVOUR 38 38.25 ft / 11.66 m 1984
ENDEAVOUR 38 CC 38.25 ft / 11.66 m 1984
ENDEAVOUR 42 42.25 ft / 12.88 m 1985
ENDEAVOUR 51 51.00 ft / 15.54 m 1985
ENDEAVOUR 52 52.33 ft / 15.95 m 1989


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