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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Santa Barbara, CA
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 275,000
"Rock & Roll" is the best equipped and maintained Farr 400 on the market today. Extensive improvements and optimizing design by Greg Stewart of Nelson-Marek makes "Rock & Roll" a very special Farr 400 indeed.
ALL CARBON FARR 400 TURBO WITH TWIN WHEELS SUBSTANTIALLY UPGRADED Including extended bow and keel FANTASTIC DOWNWIND AND LIGHT AIR SPEED METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARD.
For additional information please contact:
Please contact Jeff Brown at 619-224-6200
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Rock & Roll
LOA: 40 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 9 ft 6 in
Displacement: 8624 lbs
Ballast: 4796 lbs
Total Power: 27.3 HP
Engine Brand: Volvo Penta
Year Built: 2011
Engine Model: D1-30F
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1137
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 27 HP
The asymmetric deck layout follows modern Grand Prix race boat practice for high efficiency and fast maneuvers. A primary grinder pedestal system allows for high speed spinnaker gybes, sail hoists and string line spinnaker drops. These efficiencies combined with the high stability hull form and ballast package allow the boat to be raced successfully with an intended crew
Constuction utilizes the latest materials and techniques to maximize performance within reasonable ownership costs, including infused carbon fibre hull and deck. The composite sheathed metal fin keel with lead bulb is easily removed for transportation. The steering system and carbon rudder have been designed to accommodate both tiller and twin wheel steering.
DECKGEAR The carbon pedestal and two carbon primary winches are the heart of the FARR 400. These tools allow for TP52 style racing. The power and line speed that is generated by this combination allow for ultra-fast hoists, gybes, and douses
DECK LAYOUT - The Farr 400 is aggressively designed deck for function and aesthetics - Asymmetric starboard cabin side to allow direct line pit functions minimizing line friction - Aerodynamic and comfortable sheer radius detail
- Generous oversized cockpit
- Proven winch spacing and general layout based on GP42
WINCHES Pedestal driven six speed primary winches. Superior winch speed on asymmetric spinnaker gybes Winch driven spinnaker hoist
The FARR 400 is entirely built in carbon fiber/epoxy sandwich construction, making it one of the first carbon production sailboats in the world. All major geometry is created by precision 5 axis milling which is usually only available for Grand Prix and America’s Cup projects. This ensures that the highly optimized geometry of the hull, keel and rudder are carried through the production process and into the final design with consistently accurate tooling. Hull, deck, and interior structure are fabricated with vacuum infusion technology to ensure high fiber volume ratios and reduce weight variation. Composite stanchions, pushpit, and pulpit minimize weight. An aerofoil section pushpit reduces windage and creates improved aesthetics.
- All major components of the hull, deck, and structure are optimized carbon/epoxy construction.
- Hull, deck, and interior structure are fabricated with vacuum infusion technology to ensure high fiber ratio and constant part weight.
- All major tooling has been created by precision 5 axis milling.
- Weight is strictly controlled using SP High Modulus B3 Smart Pac design. The B3 Smart Pac is a three dimensionally designed fiber and core package that is tailor made for the FARR 400. This package ensure that every boat has exactly the same amount of materials to guarantee optimized construction and one-design uniformity.
- 2011 ISO standards and Category 2 standards.
- Polyester Gelcoat Above Waterline Finish (Hull: White, Deck: Matterhorn White).
- Primed below waterline.
The lines of the FARR 400 have been styled for high performance and to project a dynamic and modern image.
The full stem and powerful forebody provide dynamic lift when sailing at high speed reflecting the latest in design supported by CFD research.
Moderate topside flare is limited to max beam for transportation considerations.
Powerful stern sections incorporate a partial chine for improved high speed handling and reduced drag Refined low drag hull form designed to operate comfortably at higher heel angles to maximize efficiency of the deep keel whilst still achieving high performance downwind.
RIG, STANDING AND RUNNING RIGGING
- Southern Spars Grand Prix Mast.
i. Keel stepping - Keel-stepped carbon mast and boom. Double spreaders in carbon with a 22 degree sweep.
Powerful modern square head mainsail. Spinnaker inventory flown from retractable centerline sprit
Twin topmast backstays allow for control of mast and forestay tension in a broad range of sailing conditions
Split mast construction to permit easy transport.
Carbon fibre standing rigging for weight savings and simpler storage for shipping and transport.
ii. Full Carbon mast including aero foil shaped spreaders
iii. Continuous EC6 carbon rigging
iv. Double running backstays
v. Carbon Grand Prix deep section boom
vi. Regatta splice to allow mast to be split for easy and low cost transportation
vii. Jib halyard lock
viii. Two masthead sheaves
ix. Two fractional sheaves
x. Internal mast jack to tune rig
xi. Adjustable mast base
xii. Painted black mast and boom finish
xiii. Windex light on rig
- Retractable centerline sprit.
- Deck Gear.
i. Harken and Lewmar Racing and HTX Line Blocks
ii. Adjustable jib tack
iii. Adjustable in/out cars and up/down jib clew
iv. Spinlock XX & XCS Clutches
v. Lewmar Athwartship Carbon Pedestal with Overdrive Gearbox
vi. Lewmar Winches (NOTE- all ASTOR winches black anodized)
- 1 x Utility: 48 ASTOR
- 2 x Primary: 60 GP Carbon (Pedestal Driven)
- 2 x Mainsheet: 50 ASTOR
- 2 x Backstay: 48 ASTOR
- 7 x One-handed Lewmar Handles
vii. Composite stanchions and pulpit to minimize excess weight
viii. Air foil shaped composite pushpit for reduced drag
ix. Dyneema life lines (New September 2016)
- UNDER DECK LINE SYSTEMS
i. Jib Clew and Tack Control
ii. German Mainsheet system, runs forward, then down port and starboard
decks for trimming on either or both P & S winches
iii. Pole in/out
iv. Spinnaker tack line
viii. Boom Vang
- STEERING AND RUDDER
i. Double Carbon Wheel
ii. Pre-preg carbon stock on emergency tiller
iii. Female molded and infused carbon blade
iv. Jefa self-aligning top and bottom rudder bearings
v. Epoxy racing finish
- LIFTING T-BULB KEEL
i. Fabricated high grade steel fin with female molded composite fairing
ii. Bolted on lead T bulb for easy removal
iii. Integrated weed knife (kelp cutter)
iv. Epoxy racing finish
i. Volvo Penta D1-30 with Sail Drive
ii. Rigid 60L fuel tank
iii. 2 blade Gore foldable racing propeller
i. 1 x AGM 75AM, 1x AGM 105AM Batteries
ii. 12 Volt distribution/circuit breaker panel
iii. Bilge Pump
iv. ISAF approved running lights
- Low weight carbon saloon benches
- Racing galley available but not installed
- Chemical toilet
- 4 pipe berths
- Red and white interior lighting
- Low weight 75L bladder water tank
- Manual pump system
COMPLETE STATE-OF-THE-ART SAIL INVENTORY
Sails for every wind range and direction (North 3Di and RAW) including overlapping jib (155%), oversized spinnakers, fractional and masthead Code Zero on furler, Velcro & zipper banding system.
Nine 2015/2016 sails in excellent condition
M0 Delivery Main
Dacron Radian 8.1
M3 Class Main
3Di 760, 16800 DPI
M4 Heavy Main
3Di 780, 16800 DPI
M5 Class Main
3DI 870, 16800 DPI (RAW)
3Di 870, 12800 DPI
3Di 870i (RAW)
J2-1 Delivery Jib
3Di 870, 12600 DPI
3Di 780, 14700 DPI
3Di 780M, 16800 DPI (RAW)
3Di 870, 16800 DPI
3Di 780, 19600 DPI
J4-1 Heavy (3.5)
3Di 870, 19600 DPI
AIRX 500 Nylon 0.4 oz.
AIRX 500 Nylon 0.4 oz.
NDP 069 (Polyester)
AIRX 900 Nylon 1.5 oz.
Masthead (w/furler) CZ60-
IMPROVEMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS
In 2015 Greg Stewart (Nelson-Marek) was hired to design and oversee modifications to "Rock & Roll." Stewart designed a new bow section and improved design for the keel fin as well. Westerly Marine performed the modifications with Stewart's oversight. The bow improvements added better performance, more details are available upon request.
Bow modification that was within the forward 15% and allowed 400mm to be added to the forward end of LOA there by fining up the entry.
Bow extended 16" at waterline.
Substantial improvement in wave-handling, both
upwind and downwind. Big improvement in downwind speed.
Major reduction in water ingress.
Keel Fin Modification
See diagram in photos
Keel modified Dec 2015, adding 5.5" at bottom of fin.
Big improvement in acceleration out of tacks
- Beam of 3.42 m (11.22 ft) and length of 11.8m (38.71 ft) allows for economical delivery on flatbed truck.
- The Mast separates into two sections to allow easy transport with hull
- Boat is transported with pulpit, pushpit and stanchions in place.
The boat can be easily and inexpensively transported. The keel and rudder can be quickly removed. The boat can be transported on the road without exceeding driving restrictions in the United States. The carbon mast separates into two sections and all components within the transport system footprint.
Sophisticated instrument package:
B&G ELECTRONICS WITH COMPUTER, POLARS, TARGETS
Seven displays (five on mast and two aft), Three spares
GYRO COMPASS, PERFORMANCE PROCESSOR, WIFI
Hercules Motion Pack, Halcyon Gyro Compass, Digital Loadcell Amplifier,GPS System with Ethernet
B&G HYDRAULIC AUTOPILOT, EASILY INSTALLED AND REMOVED
Camera on rudder (covers lower 3/4)
Toughbook computer integrated into B&G System. Includes data files, targets, polars, Expedition Software
VHF with detachable cockpit microphone, AIS receiver
Nav table with computer wiring
New electrical panels with breakers instead of fuses
Cigar lighter 12v
ipad with ventus software (Displays all B&G functions)
Recent running rigging
Racing bottom with epoxy
Custom stainless steel kelp cutter
Two additional bilge pumps installed
Carbon Cross Beam under deck and
Deck Hold-Down System. 2 Rods and heavy hardware
Eliminate deck flexing when tightening rig
SS Plate for Halyard Blocks next to mast:
Substantial platform for deck hold-down system.
Also eliminates leak around thru-deck fittings for mast-base blocks
Carbon Frame for steering system:
Cross post and vertical frame supports to eliminate flex in steering system
Harken metal inserts and cuben tape to protect tuff luff
Custom foot braces for mainsheet trimmer
Simplified and improved traveler system
2/1 tack line system
Custom sheet bags for jib controls
Custom mast shims
Custom Pole-Out system with clutch, permits free use of two tack lines
Heavier Cables on foot buttons
Ronstan Sheet Bags (New October 2016)
Upgraded Blocks for mainsheet, runners, traveler, etc…
PVC covers to protect lifelines & shrouds
Many Spare Parts:
Southern spars runner
Gas Shocks for Vang
Engine Parts (filters, belt, impeller)
Spare lines (halyards, sheets, reef lines, tack line, runner tails)
Spare B&G Displays- 1 GPD Pilot, 1 GFD and 1 20/20
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.
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