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Dated: 11/12/2009

Well just time for a quick end of year message and up-date. Been working flat out and now off to Argentina and then off to sail to Antarctica! So an office shut-down till mid January!

Anyway 2010 has been an incredible year and well up on expectations formed on the global recession. AYD has never been busier and so many exciting projects on the go and boats in build. Some of which are known about and others are still on the quiet.

Many highlights to the year and just to mention a few: 
  • The success of Technohull RIBs in racing. Especially our new 888 design winning its championships 
  • All that Renegade RIBs have achieved as a new company - in building , developing and selling boats - shows what is possible 
  • Re-birth of some of our older race designs - our bat boat now going into production in Malta, our 3C catamaran racing in France and getting a podium finish 
  • Starting work on the Boss 34 - final hull design details just completed. 
  • Design of the Technohull 12m RIB 
  • Moving into high efficiency hull form design 
  • Other boats and builds that I would love to mention but will have to wait… 

So looking forward to a great 2010 - looking forward to working with all our existing clients and also progressing as many of the exciting proposals that have been discussed as possible.

I certainly pledge to drive AYD forward in 2010 - further expand our services, offer more support and continue on our goal to be the best. I believe we are creating the most innovative and advanced designs and we are very fortunate to have clients who have the same goals for their craft. In the future we will be doing a lot more marketing of AYD and our clients through the media and shows. Also further expansion of our website. Then to assist as much as possible with boat set-up, testing, development and maximising the potential of our designs and concepts.

Really excited about the future and what we can achieve together - be it race, leisure or commercial craft.

Many thanks for your support and to wish everyone the very best for a great Christmas and New Year,