Deceased , Modern

Gary

Mull

19371993

Gary Mull was one of the most prolific and successful U.S. sailboat designers working in the latter half of the 20th century.
His credits include the Santana 22, 27, and 37; the Ranger 22, 23, 26, 29, 32, 33, and the SORC-winning Ranger 37; the Newport 30 and 33; the Kalik 44; the Freedom Independence, 28, 30, 36, 42, 45; a variety of winning raceboats from the half-tonner Hotflash, built by the Gougeon Brothers in 1976, to two-tonners like Carrot (1976), to the 12-Metre USA; the Capri 22, which he designed with Catalina’s Frank Butler in 1983 (more than 800 sold); as well as many other custom designs.
He served as chairman of the International Technical Committee of the Offshore Racing Council, the group that administered the IOR (International Offshore Rule).
His firm employed a number of other designers who ultimately developed their own separate reputations including Carl Schumacher, Jim Antrim and Ron Holland.
List of Mull Designed Sailboats

Aero 20 (Catalina)
Buccaneer 220
Buccaneer 250
Buccaneer 255
Capri 22 (Catalina)
Chico 30
Concept 40
Dione 98
Freedom 28 (Mull)
Freedom 30
Freedom 36
Freedom 36 Cat Ketch
Freedom 38
Freedom 42
Freedom 45 AC
Freedom 45 CC
Humboldt 30
Independence 20
Kalik 40
Kalik 44-2
Microsail (Mull)
Moore 30
New Zealand 45
Newport 20
Newport 30-1
Newport 30-2
Newport 30-3
Newport 31
Newport 33
Newport 33 PH
Ocean 40 (Mull)
Orion 50
Pocket Rocket
Ranger 16
Ranger 22
Ranger 23
Ranger 26 (Mull)
Ranger 26-2 (Mull)
Ranger 28
Ranger 29 (Mull)
Ranger 32
Ranger 33
Ranger 37
Rocket 22
Santana 22
Santana 27
Santana 37
Santana 37 TR
Santana 39
Sonata 26
Sonata 6.7
Sonata 8
Triton 22
Triton 25
US 22
US 25
Wilderness 40 (1-4)

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