Friday, May 20, 2011

Design 2381 - Challenge

This I.O.R. racing yacht was designed and built for famous Australian sailor Lou Abrahams. He is a repeat client for Sparkman & Stephens. The boat was constructed of aluminum by Maas Brothers of Melbourne, Australia. She was launched in 1979.

This article tells the story better than I can. Please double click for zoom.

Here are the plans.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 45'-8"
LWL 36'-7"
Beam 14'-4"
Draft 8'-0"
Displacement 23,000 lbs
Ballast 10,000 lbs
Sail Area 1,067 sq ft

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