Richard Faulkner has 30 years of international yacht racing experience. He undertook his first Fastnet at 17 and has raced professionally at top regattas around the world ever since.
Founding R.F Composites Ltd was a natural progression from his work as a professional race skipper and project manager. Richard’s extensive experience enables him to understand the requirements of both clients and designers as well as the demands on modern racing yachts.
The services offered by R.F Composites Ltd include:
The new construction of racing yacht using state of the art composite materials.
R.F.C has been responsible for building a number of highly successful race boats including TP52 Formerly known as ‘Red’, Kerr 36 ‘Software Mistress’, Kerr 32’ Kimanchee Eve’, Dubois 40’Azure’ and Mills 50 ‘Mandrake’. These boats have been victorious in events , including the Round The Island Race, China sea Race, Commodore’s Cup, Cowes Week, Cork Week etc.
Composite Component Fabrications.
R.F.C specialises in light weight carbon composite components including, rudders , steering quadrants. Customs swimming ladders and pilot ladders, carbon mast components , bow sprits and specialist deck fittings. The company was responsible for building the clear coat carbon interior of the 97’ Reichel Pugh designed ‘Leopard’.
For all boats from super-maxi catamaran ‘PlayStation’, through to Wally 77’s and swan 45’s, to open 60 ‘Hugo Boss’ and Farr 52’s,45’s,40’s and TP52’s
Hampshire SO31 4NN
Tel 023 80457844
Fax 023 80457357