Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
This is a serious “take no prisoners” canting-keel racing yacht, well prepared and ready for any ocean yacht race. Since an extensive refit in 2009, Mr Kite has taken line honours in two Launceston to Hobart races and was the first 40-footer home in the 2012 Sydney – Gold Coast race.
She is CAT 1 compliant and READY TO WIN!
|Location||Currently lying in Brisbane, QLD|
|Designer||Cape / Barret|
|Builder||Boatspeed Performance Sailcraft|
|Ballast||Canting keel – electro / hydraulic|
|Engine||Yanmar 3YM 30hp – 3 cylinder diesel engine 3 blade folding prop|
|Water||50L in two bladders|
|Accommodation||Foc's'le/sail bin forward, aft to the fwd compartment with manual toilet to port and canard centre board casing amidships, rope stowage to stb.
Main saloon houses nav station, galley with two settees.
Back aft (under cockpit) are three pipe-cots and one bunk per side.
LG Microwave (works off inverter)
|Toilet||Manual pump out.|
|Ground tackle||Danforth w/6mm shortlink chain and warp
|Safety gear||Cat 1 compliant|
|Electrics||12v 50ah engine start battery
24v domestic battery bank (2x 12v)
2x 30amp 24-12 voltage converters
1x 25amp 24-12 voltage converters
Mastervolt battery charger (240/24v)
Cotek Pure Sine Wave inverter 24/240v
|Electronics||Full and extensive range of B&G electronics
Icom HF w/DSC
Icom VHF w/DSC
Furuno GPS/WAAS GP32 plotter
Clarion AM/FM CD player w/speakers
|Sail inventory||Stratis 'square top' mainsail (2009)
Stratis code zero (2009)
Stratis light jib (2009)
Stratis Heavy jib (2009)
Stratis code zero (2011)
Stratis fractional code zero (2012)
- A1 (2006)
- A2 (2005)
- A3 Nylon (2005)
- A2 (2011)
- A3 Laminated (2005)
- Genoa staysail (2005)
- Spinnaker staysail (2005)
- Blast reacher
2x delivery mains (2005)
#4 jib (2005)
Storm jib/trysail (2005)
|Rigging||High modulus Carbon mast and spars – triple spreader config.
Applied Composites boom vang with gas strut
PBO standing rigging
|Deck gear||All quality Lewmar and Harken deck gear.
2x Lewmar primary winches
2x Lewmar Mainsheet winches
2x Lewmar Halyard winches
2x Harken backstay winches
|Remarks||WATCH THE YOUTUBE VIDEO ATTACHED
- sitting on 20+ knots with peak speeds of 27 knots.
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