Alan Andrews is a noted designer and president of Alan Andrews Yacht Design, Inc. in Long Beach, Calif., a firm he formed in 1979. He's been designing winning raceboats stretching back to the 30-footer Details, 1982 MORC International champion. In 2002, Andrews-designed Transpac 52s won the Puerto Vallarta Race, MEXORC, Yachting Cup and Ensenada Race Class A. His ULDB 70's, have been first to finish in Transpac, both Chicago and Bayview Mackinac races, and have set multiple race records. He serves on the US SAILING IMS Committee and is an associate member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.