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Price: $99,000
Brand: Farr
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1997
Length: 45 ft.
Name: Spitfire
Location: Toronto, ON

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A full on race machine with pedigree, optimized for IRC racing as well as ORR offshore racing.  Previously named “Ran 3” in the UK, owned by billionaire Niklas Zennstrom where it was dry sailed and cared for by a professional race team.  The second owner purchased her in 2015 with a refit for the 2015 Cowes Race Week.  From there it raced in the Carribbean in 2016 and eventually back to Toronto where she lies now.  Sailed out of National YC in the summer and stored indoors for the winters. 

New Awlgrip Paint Job on the topsides, faired bottom with VC offshore.  B&G Electronics equipped for offshore navigating.  New Evolution Sails and upgraded running rigging.  Custom Fixed Sprit for Asymmetrical sails. New painted deck non-skid.

Recent finishes include a 2nd in the Bayview Mackinac Race, 1st in the Susan Hood Race, 1st in the Lake Ontario 300, 1st in LYRA, 20th of 288 in the Fastnet Race.  Many other top finishes in her lifetime.

 

SPECS:

LOA: 45.5 ft

LWL: 40.08 ft

BEAM: 13.75 ft

SAIL AREA: 1215 sq ft

DRAFT: 9.5 ft

DISPLACEMENT: 15763 lb

BALLAST: 8351 lb

BUILT: 1997

DESIGNER: BRUCE FARR

BUILDER: CARROLL MARINE

 

AUXILIARY & TANKS:

Make: Yanmar

Model: 4GMSD40

Type: Diesel

HP: 47

Water: 40 gals

Fuel: 25 gals

 

CONSTRUCTION:

Laminated FRP (Kevlar, Foam, Epoxy Composite), light weight.

Keel is an iron and lead fin, faired and painted.  Attached by keel bolts, nuts, washers

 

RIGGING:

Hall Spars Carbon mast and boom with rod rigging

Fractional Rig

Keel Stepped Mast with Mast Jack

Carbon Spin Pole Navtec hydraulic backstay/outhaul

All upgraded top end quality lines for running rigging

Lines lead below deck for a clean cockpit, no snag or tripping.

Adjustable Jib Cars

Adjustable Spin Pole Track

German Mainsheet

 

DECK:

Trap Door Leveling Platforms for Helmsman

Carbon Foot Cleats for Trimmers

Main Trimmer Foot Brackets

All Stanchions Powder Coated Black

Winches: 2 Three Speed Lewmar 50 Primary 2 Lewmar 54 ST 2 Mainsheet 2 Harken Cabintop

 

ELECTRONICS:

B&G with WTP3 Processor with Rate Gyro

H2000 Display

Chartplotter – 12 inch in cockpit, 9 inch at NAV (ZEUS 2)

VHF, V50 mounted & H50 handheld

AIS

H5000 Autopilot

Five 20/20 displays on mast

Two displays at companionway

Laptop with Expedition navigation program

New Ritchie Compass at Helm

 

SAILS:

Very fresh Evolution Inventory

2019 New Race Mainsail

2017 #1 Jib

2017 #2 Jib

2017 #3 Jib

2016 Offshore Evolution Main (2 Reefs)

2016 S1.5

2016 Code Zero

2016 A3

2016 S2

2016 Jib Top

North Code 4 Jib

Symmetrical S4 (two)

Symmetrical S3

Older A-sails

2 Storm Sails

Spinnaker Staysail

North Sails Prior, came with the boat

 

INTERIOR:

Simple and clean interior with 4 cushioned bunks and pipe cots (8 total bunks)

Nav table with breaker switches and electronics

Galley to Port

Refrigeration to starboard

Enclosed head with holding tank just forward of mast

Water Bladder (2)

Open Bow for Spinnaker sets and douses through hatch

Jetboil Stove (2)

110V Shore Power

 

EXTRAS:

Docklines

Fenders

Canadian Coast Guard Required Safety Gear

EPIRB

Cockpit mounted bags

Lifeline Covers

Winch Handles

Boom Tent

Canvas Deck Cover

Offshore Gear

Spare lines and running rigging

Cushions

 

*Option to buy custom storage and workshop trailer, 15 foot long twin axle ATC trailer, built in 2016

 

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.


Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Tim Finkle - Sales & Marketing

Youngstown, NY

Email: timfinkle@rcryachts.com

Phone: 860-917-5416

Tim joined RCR Yachts in February 2014.  He grew up in Youngstown, learning to sail in the Youngstown YC Jr. Sailing program.  After leaving the area to attend Connecticut College and then work in New York City for 8 years, he decided to move home and follow his passion for boating.  He actively races his J/70 “Junior” all over the country and locally as a member of the Youngstown Yacht Club.  He is the co-chair of the CanAm Challenge that hosts a one-design regatta each July at YYC.  Tim is working in all areas of the business, but has focused mostly on Sales, Marketing and various company projects. He works out of the Youngstown and Buffalo offices and lives in Lewiston with his wife Aly and kids Cole & Louise.