The Team Dennis Conner (TDC) design program for the 1992 America's Cup is presented in an overview form. The team members are listed. The spectrum of design tools available are discussed, highlighting the usefulness and emphasis of each. The design tradeoffs will be presented in general form, including a discussion of the monoplane/multiplane appendage tradeoffs. The importance of the structural design aspects and methods will be presented. An appreciation of the full size performance feedback to the design will be covered.

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