International 8 Metre "Juanita" SOLD
“Juanita” a modern International Eight Metre (launched 2012) was commissioned with the express purpose of competing at the highest level in Europe. Designed by Garry Lidgard and built by Keith Dobson (Huon Pine on Celery Top frames) “Juanita” is a pure racing 8M. She is a scintillating performer and simply a thing of beauty. She can compete with (and beat) the best in the world. Design innovations include... *Open cockpit. *More modern transom. *Winged keel. *Trim tabs. *Carbon spade rudder. *Bespoke alloy mast (lightest and stiffest in the world 8m fleet). *Hydraulic rig control. *Fibre rigging (Marlow Dyneema Max SK78).
“Juanita” is professionally maintained. Construction scantlings meet Lloyd's Register International 8 Metre Class Rules.
|Designer||Garry Lidgard Yacht Design|
|Builder||Keith Dobson Boat Builders – Sydney.|
|Length||46′ 10″ (14.28m)|
|Displacement||8 tonnes approx.|
|Ballast||Winged keel with trim tabs. Ballast 5 tonnes. Carbon Fibre spade rudder|
|Hull material||Timber – Strip planked Huon Pine on Celery Top frames. Internal fitout epoxied.|
|Deck material||Composite; Teak (5 mm) on fibreglass.|
|Engine||Krautler Electric Motor provides proplusion. Large bank of Lithium-Ion batteries with sufficient capacity for 4 hours motoring at 4 knots in economy mode. Can motor at 6 knots flat out.|
|Galley||Galley sink with freshwater pump.|
|Accommodation||Large upholstered saloon settees.|
|Safety gear||Plastimo Rescue Buoy
To inshore regs
|Bilge Pumps||Manual and electric bilge pumps.|
|Electrics||12/240 volt system
Xantrex Battery Charger
|Electronics||B & G Instruments.|
|Sail inventory||Complete Inventory by North sails...
Genoa – Super Light Grey 3Di
Genoa – Medium Grey 3Di
Mainsail – Regatta Grey 3Di
Mainsail – Heavy Air Grey 3Di
Genoa – Regatta Light Grey 3Di
Genoa – Medium Grey 3Di
Genoa – Heavy Grey 3Di
Genoa – No. 2 Grey 3Di
S1 SL 50
S1.5 SL 50
S2 SK 60
S4 Airx 650
Mainsail – Panel Kevlar Laminate
Genoa – Medium Kevlar Laminate
S4 SK 130
|Rigging||Bespoke Alloy mast designed by Simon Flitcroft. At the time of the build the mast was around 20% lighter and around 20%stiffer than any Int. 8 Metre in the world.
Hydraulic step adjuster to induce bend.
|Deck gear||Harken winches capable of handling the massive sails.|
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