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|Offered By||Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.|
Blue- is an exceptional, turn key, offshore racing sailboat designed by Paul Bieker. Built using Carbon Fiber and Divinycell core by Jim Betts in Anacortes Washington.
Fresh off a fantastic finish in the 2022 Pacific Cup, Blue is available now, and ready for her next offshore adventure. TURN KEY READY for the 2023 Transpac or other Offshore Race. She is offered for sale by her original owner.
Built to exacting standards, Blue has been consistently upgraded and improved and is faster than she has ever been.
Notable Equipment and Information-
Blue is a Custom performance racing sailboat with movable water ballast. She was designed by Paul Bieker of Riptide Design in Seattle Washington and built in 2012 by Jim Betts of Betts Boats in Anacortes Washington.
Blue is a one off custom boat, built using carbon fiber and Divinycell foam core sandwich construction. The design incorporates movable water ballast, a deep bulb T keel, and twin outboard rudders. Blue is sloop rigged with a carbon fiber mast and boom w/ ECsix Carbon Standing Rigging.
Blue was designed to allow for safe, fast offshore sailing with a smaller crew. The design includes many creature comforts to ensure the crew is well looked after. She boasts a comfortable interior for after race socializing and passage making, with easily removable upholstered cushions, forced air furnace and 12v refrigeration.
She has an extensive inventory of primarily North Sails, modern calibrated B&G instruments and is powered by a 2018 Volvo inboard diesel engine.
Blue is a turn key offshore race boat which can be sailed with limited crew due to her water ballast system. She has an impressive recent race record including being the 3rd boat to finish the 2022 Pacific Cup.
Blue has a fully networked navigation system which incorporates all the B&G data and blends this with the boats polar's and sail inventory which is populated on a Surface Pro notebook which runs Expedition Tactical Software. Considerable effort has gone into this system to ensure is is both technologically up to date but also to ensure the data put into the system is as accurate and is calibrated as accurately as possible.
Current Racing Sail Inventory- (due to the pandemic, most sails used only a few times)
Many other older serviceable sails. Complete inventory on request
Spars and Rigging-
110V AC System
12V DC System
The deck gear is primarily Harken with other high quality gear as needed, all appropriate for Grand Prix racing.
|Drive Type||Sail Drive|
|Propeller Type||2 Blade|
|Length on Deck||12.5m|
|Fresh Water Tank||1 x 151.42 l (Other)|
|Fuel Tank||1 x 75.71 l (Other)|
|Holding Tank||1 x (Other)|