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The Moxie 61 TOSCA was created to bring cruisers what racers have enjoyed for years: fast, safe, no-compromise sailing. With one extra twist: sailing in luxury.
TOSCA offers an impeccable pedigree and luxurious appointments in an ultra-light, all-carbon construction. Safe, user-friendly, and featuring ocean-tested solutions, TOSCA reflects VPLP's 25 year history of record-setting designs. With lines that spell speed and elegance, TOSCA is a world-class multihull for all sailors - monohull racers, luxury cruisers, and anyone seeking high performance, comfort, and safety at sea.
With numerous performance, bluewater catamarans on offer in today's market, how does one distinguish between another polyester production cat and a Stradivarius. Quality of construction, materials, design features, equipment, volume, amenities?
An all carbon-epoxy over core-cell foam construction, TOSCA sails with the best of the very high performance catamarans. She is equipped with a rotating carbon wing mast, all textile standing rigging, carbon dagger-boards and rudders. VPLP developed hull shapes for the Moxie 61 directly from the ORMA 60 class. The mast is placed on the aft salon beam to optimize weight placement and create a large foretriangle for powerful headsails.
The distinctive, beam to beam (TEUG) coach-roof design expands the interior space and headroom. TOSCA has salon, cabin, bathroom volumes and headroom that rival cruising cats from France and Poland in this size range. Huge, tempered glass windows at the front of the salon provide unobstructed views forward.
In 2017-2018, TOSCA underwent an extensive $400K refit including:
Over the last three years, the yacht has been continuously improved with a priority to comfort and practicality. Helm seats with generous binnacle mounts for plotters and instruments were installed. Folding biminis were placed over the helm seats. Handholds were added around the coachroof and steps were lengthened to facilitate safe movement on deck. A full cockpit enclosure (isenglass) was fitted for all weather protection in the cockpit. Recently, all canvas was replaced including mainsail cover, winch covers. The salon and cockpit upholstery is all new.
An 8KVA generator was added to run large AC consumers: battery chargers and inverters, air-conditioning, water-maker, electric winches. The entire 24V system was refitted with new toggle switch breakers to back-up the digital switches.
The electronics were upgraded with new B&G plotters at each helm and the chart table. New fuel bladders were fitted and the water tanks consolidated. New sail-drives have been purchased and delivered and will be installed at the next haul out. A complete list of upgrades is listed in the attached inventory.
TOSCA is in the water in Ponce Inlet, Florida and we would be delighted to show this truly groundbreaking design to motivated prospects.
Moxie 61 TOSCA was the elapsed and corrected time winner of the ARC Europe 2014.
NOT FOR SALE TO US RESIDENTS IN US WATERS.
Going fast isn’t enough. Great comfort and high style are equally important. Racing technology thrives on the ultra-light and stripped-down concept. TOSCA is not a racer clad in cruising garb. It is a luxury cruiser worthy of it's racing pedigree: a very fast yacht for the discerning sailor who wants high performance and style. The distinctive full beam coach roof of the Moxie 61 and it's unique lines means more than good looks. It opens up unmatched living space in the cabins below. Between the spacious cabins, stylish salon, and the vast aft cockpit, life aboard is truly a haven of peace and comfort. Passengers enjoy privacy and generous personal space while the light weight of the yacht is not compromised.
Four elegant en-suite cabins are designed for comfort, complete privacy, and a good night’s sleep, with plenty of space for clothing and personal items. Portholes bring light and fresh air into the cabins, creating an inviting retreat by day as well. Original artwork in each cabin add that extra personal touch - a home on the blue water, away from home.
All down lights are dimmable with Quick Italian style LED architectural fixtures. Circuits are split to create different moods and affects onboard.
The engineering of the structure was done by VPLP Yacht Design based in France. The yacht was built by Jaz Marine Pty Ltd in Cape Town, South Africa. The construction is SP epoxy carbon core-cell foam in female tooling. Every layer has been vacuum bagged to reduce excess resin build-up and ensure a proper laminate bonding. SP Fairing compound is used and sprayed with Alexseal marine paint systems.
Stripped down to bare essentials, hull lines, rig, sail plan, and building material combine to define a boat. At Moxie Yachts all four components hail from the best racing tradition: ultra-light all-carbon construction, rotating carbon racing style wing mast, well aft for optimal performance, wing-like high aspect ratio, square top main sail, a complete carbon-specta sail wardrobe, and fluid hull lines to glide effortlessly over the waves.
Such a no-compromise design also presents a major challenge: how to make a true luxury vessel with spacious living quarters, modern amenities, and advanced systems while also keeping off unnecessary weight. This was VPLP’s brief. Success on that front would redefine sailing. With its racing pedigree clad in stunningly beautiful lines, the Moxie 61 delivers.
The autopilot can be swapped to either rudder stock as the associated electronics and cable have quick connectors. Both dagger-boards and rudders are finished with a graphite coating to reduce friction and reduce algae growth. Dagger-boards are retractable and mechanically controlled from the cockpit.
The carbon wing-mast, compression post and cross beam are made using the infusion construction technique.
FUTURE FIBRES standing rigging lashed to the spar and linked to the boat using custom turnbuckles secure the mast.
All sails have dedicated furling cables from FUTURE FIBRES and attached to KARVER furling drums. In total 2 continuous and 1 single line furling drums are on board.
The deployment and furling operations are assisted using the electric winches, yet can be furled manually in case of an emergency.
All sails, except for the main sail, are hoisted onto KARVER locks to reduce the loading on the rig and add increased safety to the boat.
All jammers and clutches are SPINLOCK as used on top-end race boats. The genoa system is self-tacking making short-handed sailing possible.
All the controls can be operated from either helm station, except for the Solent furling, which is done on the port side helm station.
KARVER Continuous Gennaker
KARVER 20T Staysail
KARVER 14T Storm
NORTH SAILS inventory
NORTH SAILS undertook to supply the boat with a complete NORTH SAILS inventory. With durability and ease of handling in mind, carbon-spectra composite was chosen for the sail material. A complete CFD analysis was done on the sail and rig package to optimize sail design. The main sail has 3 reefs. The headboard is a custom Anomaly system which hooks the square top batten. The main sail is fitted with a climbing bolt rope track located 150mm aft of the luff to make going aloft safe. All sails are fitted with reflective tape for ease of viewing at night time.
The electrical charging system is designed by MASTERVOLT to achieve simplicity, single point responsibility and reliability. All equipment, except batteries, carry an extended warranty of 5 years. The Lithium-Ion batteries give the added advantage of weight and space saving and additional charging control. The DC distribution is managed by the Master View System and Easy View screens making a user friendly interface.
Whilst on passage, communication can be via the V-SAT, IRRIDIUM phone, THRANE AND THRANE Mini C
Two shuttle PC's are installed with the same software, allowing for redundancy and furthermore separating the tasks of communication and navigation.
A SPECTRA water-maker makes water and delivers it to a day tank mounted in the galley. From there it is diverted to either the port or starboard tanks. The fresh water from the tanks is pumped via two SHURFLO pumps which deliver water to either the port or starboard hulls. If needed both systems can be connected for redundancy and service.
Whilst on shore, the local water supply can be plugged into the fresh water inlet on the port shoe locker which eliminates the need to run any water pressure pumps. This water is filtered through a carbon filtration system.
The engine rooms and forward sail lockers are fitted with an automatic bilge pump system, whilst the rest of the hulls are plumbed to accept a quick coupler linked to the engine driven pump system. This remote hose has sufficient length to get to the hard to reach places. If the automatic bilge pumps are in operation, a light illuminates on the switch panel located at the nav station.
Bilge and Fresh Water Systems
Black Water and Grey Water Systems
Black water is pumped into a VETUS tank, which gravity drains out the boat. Each tank is fitted with a sea water spray nozel to clean and flush tanks. Each tank is fitted with a sealand breather to reduce smells. Each black water tank system is fitted with a pump out option. Toilet system is plumbed for both sea and fresh water. Whilst offshore and passage, saltwater can be used to minimize the use of fresh water.
Engine rooms lined with new PROMASOUND followed by custom insulation for sound absorption. Standing head room in the engine rooms makes for easy access to engine and systems. Start panels have been modified so each panel can start or stop either side engine.
Fuel is stored in bladder tanks manufactured to aviation standards located under the aft cabins. Fuel flows from tanks to the engines via a RACOR dual filter system which in turn is plumbed to an magnetic algae X device. It is possible to transfer fuel between both tanks with the REVERSO pump.
Each engine room is fitted with automatic and manual over ride systems. The manual over ride is located in the aft shoe lockers. The electrical bay is fitted with a separate automatic/manual over ride system. Each cabin is fitted with a small fire extinguisher. The saloon and galley have larger dedicated fire extinguishers. The canisters are stainless steel.
The anchor is deployed through the longeron. The windlass can be controlled via hand held remote or rocker switch located in the anchor locker. When picking up anchor, the salt water deck wash pump provides salt water to clean the chain to prevent dirty chain entering the boat. The chain is stainless steel. The anchor is attached to the chain using a stainless swivel. The portable spare dive canisters give 40 breaths to do any quick under water checks and can be refilled using the dive bottle.
Refrigeration units are located in the galley and saloon area. An additional wine cooler chills drinks. An ice maker is fitted in the aft cockpit.
The gas cylinders are located under the aft cockpit settee. The system is comprised of two aluminum propane cylinders, plumbed to a trident twin bottle system. The gas will only flow once a solenoid valve operated from the galley is opened. As a safety, the boat is fitted with several gas monitoring devices. Any leak and the system is shut down stopping the flow of gas. The aluminum BBQ mounts onto a custom carbon bracket and gas line quick connects to a stainless steel gas fitting located nearby.
3D DVD can be viewed on a TV recessed into the ceiling panel. Music/Sound is played via the BOSE LifeStyle 48 system (full surround sound), which takes inputs from Blue Ray player, BOSE docking station, external hard drive or own CD player. The BOSE system has two zones, making it possible to listen to two different sound sources in the saloon and aft cockpit areas.
|Drive Type||Sail Drive|
|Propeller Type||3 Blade|
|Drive Type||Sail Drive|
|Propeller Type||3 Blade|
|Length on Deck||18.59m|
|Max Bridge Clearance||27.13m|
|Length at Waterline||18.59m|
|Fresh Water Tank||575 l ()|
|Fuel Tank||800 l ()|
|Holding Tank||320 l ()|