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Jud Smith

Doyle Inc - One Design

Jud Smith is the head of Doyle One Design, as well as being 2006 Rolex Yachtman of the Year. Jud was born and raised in Marblehead, MA and learned to sail with his father, David Smith. Jud is the 2006 Etchells World's Champion, a former IOD World Champion, a two-time Mumm 30 (now Farr 30) World Champion, and the 2006 Rhodes 19 National Champion. Jud is also the 2010 Sonar North American Champion, as well as the 2008 Etchells North American Champion, the sixth time he has won the Etchells North Americans. He has won numerous other championships in other one-design and handicapped fleets alike. Jud was the mainsail trimmer on Stars and Stripes during Dennis Conner's 1995 America's Cup campaign. Smith has been a sailmaker for over 30 years and is regarded as one of the finest One-Design sailmakers in the world.