Opti guys- check this out! Its a contest for designing the next Volvo boat for the Volvo Ocean Race... http://www.cloosweb.com/newIODA-3/volvo/
If you want more info on the VOR go to www.volvooceanrace.org. The boats just landed in Galway from Boston about 4 days ago. Leg 8 starts in 9 days.
Good luck with the contest , have fun!