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Hallberg-Rassy AB (HR) is a famous international Swedish shipyard known for producing exclusive, high quality sailing yachts.

The yard is located in Ellös on the island of Orust, Västra Götaland.

HR produces sailing yachts for races and for cruising. The company was founded by Harry Hallberg in 1943, merging the yards of Hallberg and Christoph Rassy (b. 1934) in 1972.

Since 1988, all designs are produced by the Argentinian engineer and yacht designer Germán Frers who has done 15 designs for Hallberg-Rassy.

By now, 8,750 yachts have been finished by Hallberg-Rassy, and the yard currently produces 172 yachts per annum.

The company is owned by the Rassy family. The manager is Magnus Rassy.


Current products include:


HR hosts annual Hallberg-Rassy Regattas in Germany, in the UK, the Netherlands, in the USA (east and west coast) an in Italy (since 2004; Punta Ala).


2003, Hallberg-Rassy has been awarded with the "Sailboat of the Show award"" in Stockholm. In the same year, the American magazine American Cruising World Magazine has chosen the Hallberg-Rassy 43 as American Best Midsize Cruiser and Overall Cruising Boat of the Year. In January 2010 it has been awarded with the "European Yacht of the Year award" at boot Düsseldorf.

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Coordinates: 58°10′43″N 11°27′55″E / 58.17861°N 11.46528°E / 58.17861; 11.46528

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