Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite” SOLD



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!

Reference Mr Kite
Name Mr Kite
Location Currently lying in Brisbane, QLD
Region Tasmania
Year 2005
Designer Cape / Barret
Builder Boatspeed Performance Sailcraft
Length 40′ (12.19m)
Beam 3.7M
Draft 2.9M
Ballast Canting keel – electro / hydraulic
Hull material Carbon
Deck material Carbon
Engine Yanmar 3YM 30hp – 3 cylinder diesel engine 3 blade folding prop
Fuel 75L
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.
Galley Sink
LG Microwave (works off inverter)
Toilet Manual pump out.
Covers Boom tent
Ground tackle Danforth w/6mm shortlink chain and warp
Spare danforth
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
Compaq laptop
Ericsson modem
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
Lewmar/Spinock clutches
Rope bags
- sitting on 20+ knots with peak speeds of 27 knots.
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”
  • Cape 40 Racing Yacht “Mr Kite”

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