She is now back in Europe and available for viewing.
This 1989 Rob Humphreys 81ft Kevlar/Carbon/Epoxy fractional sloop Maxi Racer benefits from a full refit in 2011 and new Cummins 4BT 150hp engine in 2014. She offers an ideal corporate platform or classic maxi potential.
Originally built by Paragon Composite as “Rothmans” for the 1989/90 Whitbread Round the World Race (the forerunner of the Volvo Ocean Race) where she finished fourth.
She is in original and fantastic condition and has been continuously maintained. Apart from some new electronics and sails, she is in her original racing trim down below. She benefits from being recently fully faired and painted including hull and topsides, new sails, continuous upgrading of the navigation instruments over the past 4 years and much more...
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Number of single berths: 24
Number of heads: 1
Wind speed and direction
Shore power inlet
The accommodation is built as an open area. The forward section of the cabin is fitted for sail stowage with head and shower compartment. Astern of mast is a tools/stowage area for deck gear and spare parts.
There are a total of 20 adjustable pipe berths including four removable pipe berths in fore peak. Amidships is the main hatch, galley and the navigation station aft of it.
Galley with 3 burner stove and oven, two sinks and a fridge
Eberspächer diesel heater system (2009)
Pressure water system to galley and head.
Water heater which runs through the engine and 220V shore power.
Fire extinguisher system: to classification standard.
2 Gusher manual bilge pump
1 Johnson electric bilge pump
Deck & Hull: (all specifications kept to original)
Hull and deck made of carbon and Kevlar fibers vacuum bagged epoxy plastic with PVC core.
Bulkheads in carbon/epoxy
False stem/ crash zone and watertight bulkhead in bow
Bulb and keel blade made of lead with frames of epoxy coated steel
Steering and rudder system
Double titan steering wheels with independent twin wire system
Rudder integrated to rudder stock all made of carbon/epoxy
Hull painted white 2011
Bottom painted with multi year anti fouling in 2011
Deck painted in Awlgrip offwhite 2011
Interior painted in Awlgrip off-white 2011
A lot of spare equipment and sails
Original boat cradle
Nearly complete set of original drawings available. CAD-drawings on interior and profile available
Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
This vessel is tax not paid.
As always photographs do not do justice viewing is highly recommended.