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Priced to sell!
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Clyde, North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Last Listed Price:
- £ 29,000 Tax Paid (US$ 36,122)
OFFERS INVITED - Farr 40 Built 1997 ( Modified out of Class )
This is an oppertunity to own a Grand Prix race yacht and enjoy the thrill of a Class one race yacht for a very attractive price.
She is priced to sell so be quick !!!.
Peter 07903762931 Craig 07890261145 Theo 07805828418
Please contact Peter Cameron at 01475-729-838 Peter 07903-762-931 Theo 07805-828-418
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
'Thunderbird of Rhu'
Total Power: 30 HP
Engine Brand: Volvo Penta
Year Built: 1997
Engine Model: MD2030
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 30 HP
Wind speed and direction
Manual bilge pump
Loa: 40.72ft - 12.41m
Lwl: 35.27ft - 10.75m
Beam: 13.22ft - 4.03m
Draft: 8.53ft - 2.60m
Displacement: 10,902lbs - 4,945kgs
Ballast: 4,960lbs - 2,250kgs
Builders & Designer
Builders: Carroll Marine USA.
Designer: Bruce Farr Yacht design.
Volvo Penta MD2030 Inboard Diesel engine on Saildrive.
Total Power: 30hp
3 x Cylinders.
2 Blade Bronze folding propeller.
Fuel capacity: 20 gallons - 76litres.
Water capacity: 42gallons - 159litres.
Hull, Deck and superstructure are all of GRP ( Vinyl ester composite )
Deep Lead Keel with swept Bulb.
Spade balanced rudder.
Blue Alcantara type upholstery.
'Thunderbird has undergone extensive underhull reworks to rectify a delamination problem due to ingress of water to her balsa core. The underhull was stripped back to expose the Balsa core which in turn was removed replaced and under hull re-sheathed and epoxied.
This has led to her no longer being in One design spec as well as other optimising works carried being carried out.
There are 12 volt electrics throughout supplied by 2 x 12 volt batteries which in turn are charged by an engine alternator.
12v distribution panel.
There is accommodation for 8 persons below decks.
Please see layout plan and photos attached.
Spars & Rigging
Double spreader fractional rig in Carbon with Stainless steel rod rigging manufactured by Southern Spars.
Running rigging mainly made up of Spectra Dyneema.
Racing Headfoil to Forestay.
1 x Slab Reef to Mainsail.
Fixed Bow sprit for Asymetric's ( No longer set up for Symetric Spinnakers )
Hydrailic Backstay adjuster.
Sails & Canvas
Mainsail IRC by Quantum Sails well used.
Mainsail to Class spec used.
No.1 Light/Medium Jib by Doyle Sails used.
No.2 Jib by Quantum Sails used.
No.3 Jib by Quantum Sails used.
No.4 Jib by Quantum Sails used.
A2 Asymetric spinnaker by North Sails used.
A3 Asymetric Spinnaker by North Sails used.
A5 Asymetric Spinnaker by Quantum Sails used.
No.1 Light/Medium Jib by North Sails 3Di Raw (New 2016 unused still at loft )
2 x Bilge Pumps.
Horseshoe lifebelt and strobe light.
Firdell blipper Radar reflector.
Navigation & Electronics
Full deck level and Masthead Navigation lighting.
VHF Radio with Masthead antenna.
Stereo Radio CD Player
Full hull supported yard cradle.
Many many sundry items included with boat.
Warps and Fenders.
The Company 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.