Close
Close

I'm a boater! Email me yachts and information.


I accept YachtWorld's Terms of Use

2016 International i550

US$ 7,900*
Interested in this boat? Tel: 503-850-7798
  • Description
  • View Full Specifications
 
Year:
2016
Length:
18'
Engine/Fuel Type:
/
Located In:
Portland, OR
Hull Material:
Wood
YW#:
77186-3546744
Current Price:
US$ 7,900 

The i550 is the most popular home built sportboat on the planet. At 5.5 meters long, it can be built in several variations to allow for those needing camp/cabin accommodations or an open decked racing machine with enough room below for a cooler and some gear. In 2011 the i550 won the double handed division of the Everglades Challenge race with Meade and Jan Gougeon behind the build, and the sailing. The hull is a single chine, four panel 1/4 inch construction with six frames for support. A keel with a modest bulb and single rudder while being sailed heeled over at about a 12 degree angle as made the boat track incredible well in breeze. Dinghy like performance has been created by keeping the boat light, using lightweight materials, with a single keel blade and small bulb. This allows for self righting except for the worst of circumstances, meaning fun racing in protected coastal waters, bays, and lakes.  The rig is carbon, with a square top main and a 105% jib. A masthead spinnaker on a five foot bowsprit which can articulate allows for optimum angles and almost tripled sail area downwind. With the flat bottom of the hull, this boat excels off the wind.

Hare Brained is a i550 Designed by Chris Beckwith and built by i550 PDX Class Association. Fiberglass over marine plywood core using West System Epoxy.  CST Carbon Mast and Boom.  

CST Carbon Mast

CST Carbon Boom

Carbon Sprit

Carbon Spreaders

Racing Halyards, Jib,Spin, Main

Articulating Bow Sprit   

T-Bulb Keel 

Single Axle Trailer 




If you like to view this vessel please make an an appointment by calling our office 503-289-6306

Please contact Passion Yachts at (503) 289-6306

Interested in this boat? Tel: 503-850-7798

Yacht Services

Shipping your boat is
cheap and easy
Get a Free Estimate
Visit Website
*This price is based on today's currency conversion rate.
Email Us
Please enter a valid name!
Please enter a valid email address!
RE: International i550, Portland, OR
Message cannot be empty!
sending...

Tel: 503-850-7798
Passion Yachts

260 NE Tomahawk Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217
United States

Passion Yachts
Please enter a valid name!
Please enter a valid email address!
Message cannot be empty!
sending...
Interested in this boat? Tel: 503-850-7798