Racers and Cruisers 1996 Sydney Sydney 41
Off Market since May 4th 2019
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Attention all racers who plan to race to Hawaii in 2019:
Twister would be an excellent choice for this race!!
If you are interested in a very well prepared yacht to race the coastal or point to point races this could be your E ticket. She is very well priced considering condition, sail inventory, racing history.
BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR TWISTER! SHE WILL BE ENTERING SOME RACES THIS SPRING IN SAN DIEGO! SELLERS HAVE PLANS TO CAMPAIGN HER TO SHOW HER PERFORMANCE IN ALL WIND CONDITIONS.
FRONT PAGE NEWS!! TWISTER CAME IN SECOND PLACE IN THE SANTA BARBARA TO KING HARBOR RACE THIS YEAR IN A VERY COMPETITIVE DIVISION-PHRF A. THIS WAS THE FIRST RACE ENTERED WITH OWNERS IN CHARGE!! THE FIRST PLACE FINISHER WAS A FARR 57. TWISTER HAS A REPUTATION AS A GIANT KILLER!! SHE FINISHED ONE AND A HALF HOURS BEFORE THE FIRST J 120 COMPLETED THE COURSE. THIS RACE IS APPROXIMATELY 90 MILES IN LENGTH.
NOW YOU COULD OWN A WINNING SYDNEY 41 AT A FRACTION OF THE INVESTMENT SPENT ON OTHER COMPETITORS!! LOOKING FOR A WINNING RIDE IN THE NEXT RACE TO HAWAII, CLUB RACE, COASTAL RACE, OR POINT TO POINT EVENT? CHECK OUT TWISTER
This Sydney 41(designed by Ian Murray) has cruising comforts wrapped in a high performance package. Twister should be compared to the performance of the Farr 40, the J 122 and the J 125, especially considering the overall first place finishes around the world. A Sydney 41 scored first Sydney to Hobart Rae, first in the Fastnet Race and first in several long distance races around the world.Additionally, the 41 always scored well in our local Southern and Northern California races.
Twister is not an over sized sport boat. She has a surprisingly comfortable interior featuring 2 cabins, a respectable galley with a 2 burner stove/oven, a spacious salon, and an enclosed head. The navigation station is large enough to display large charts, is well positioned, and provides for drawer storage.
This rig is a mast head with carbon fiber spar and large mainsail. The smaller jibs to make sailing much easier in both racing and cruising mode.
Twister sports a redesigned keel with bulb designed by Nelson Marek which has improved her stellar upwind, reaching, and downwind performance. Engineering drawings for this keel modification are available in the pictures provided,
An extensive carbon fiber sail inventory is described below and is supplemented by delivery sails.
Over $30,000 was invested in equipment and upgrades within the last year.
Her PHRF rating is 18
Upgrades since 2017:
New holding tank and plumbing installed
New batteries installed
New B G Vulcan plotter installed
Main cabin overhead repainted
Hull polished and poly buffed by professional with quality product
Bottom sprayed for racing at Shelter Island Boat Yard
Sail drive inspected and serviced
All winches serviced and covers attached
Engine serviced and surveyed
Hull and rig surveyed
MOB pod installed
Detachable stack pack mainsail cover with lazy jacks installed
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Designer: Ian Murray
Flag of Registry: United States
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 41 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 2 in
LWL: 35 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 9 ft 0 in
Displacement: 14330 lbs Dry Load
Ballast: 5480 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 3 in
Total Power: 31 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1996
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 31 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (52 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Aluminum (24 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (29 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 4
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Wind speed and direction
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Mainsail-Ullman 2013 Carbon Path Carbon Fiber-seller indicates condition excellent to good
155% carbon-good condition
98% carbon-excellent condition
Asymmetrical spinnakers Ullman:
Older sails which came with Twister from a former owner:
North main delivery-good condition age unknown
North blade jib-good condition age unknown
Unknown sailmaker # 2 age unknown
Unknown sailmaker #3 age unknown
All these sails came with Twister from a former owner. All are North-age unknown-very seldom used
Sydney information from Sailboat Data.com:
Sail area/displacement 23.6 Ballast/displacement ratio 38.24 Displacement/length ratio 140
I =55.77 J=15.8 P=48.87 E=17.39
Sail area jib=441.98 Main=424.9 Total=866.9
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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