Want an IRC winning boat capable of Inshore and Offshore success?... Look no further.
Hooligan VII is now available at a fraction of the new boat cost and fits perfectly into the FAST 40 circuit for 2016.
Strong inventory and some recent cosmetic improvements means the she poses a very attractive option.
With an owner who is now keen to move on, viewings and offers are welcomed on the boat.Inventory
Additional items include;
Upgraded primary winches to Harken 46.3 really aids line speed through gybes, which is an essential part of the boat handling on this style of boat.
Large custom built, carbon fibre sliding fore hatch for easy spinnaker retrieval..
WiFi system for data management and connectivity on board.
Backup GPS system.
Vang system led aft of mainsheet track.
Custom McConaghy cradle supplied with the boat.
Custom boom and deck covers supplied throughout.Bridge
The Ker 40 is an exciting yacht that was been specifically designed for higher performance around the racetrack but more importantly to win races on IRC and ORCi handicap systems.
Designed by talented British designer Jason Ker, his designs over the past ten years have stormed onto the international sailing scene in no uncertain terms
The Ker 40 is a fast off shore yacht, with large open cockpit that makes sail handling and crew work a breeze. The boat is fitted out with a lightweight interior that complies with handicap regulations. It is comfortable and practical with a dedicated nav-station, galley, and ample accommodation.
The rig is moderate, with a high aspect sail plan, which will ensure that this boat will perform above its size across all wind ranges. The spar package is supplied by none other than world-renowned mast makers Hall Spars. A highly refined, carbon fibre double spreader rig and carbon boom, this boat will cater for a wide range of sailing skill and level of racing. Machinery
Hooligan VII has a full B&G instrumentation system installed, including all the usual data, with additions such as a fore stay load cell for essential trimming tools.
Harken deck gear throughout as well as custom parts from McConaghy, which really stand these boats above their competitors.
A Yannmar 29hp engine is included and serviced regularly.
6 custom pipe cot style bunks for use offshore.
A basic galley with 2 x 50ltr fresh water bladder tanks are installed.
WC in bow area.
2 x manual bilge pumps.
Navigation area in saloon with primary switchboard.
A basic inventory of safety kit will be provided with the boat.Rig
Carbon fibre rig package throughout compliments the lightweight hull construction.
Hooligan VII also benefits from a high modulus, twin spreader rig and boom package from Hall Spars for further weight saving, yet added stiffness.
The rig is also supplied with composite, twin running back stays to allow for the square top mainsail, which has an upgraded purchase system to allow for more precision control of mast bend.
A good inventory of inshore and offshore running rigging is available and things have been updated/replaced when necessary.Accommodation
Carbon/aramid Jib top
A2 orange kite
A4 white kite
A5 white kite
Various other training sails
Dacron delivery Main
Dacron delivery Jib
Racing Sails – All Grand Prix Carbon Aramid from North and Doyle
J1 2014 Hardly used
J3 2014 Hardly used
J4 2013 Hardly used
Jib Top 2013 Hardly used
Spinnaker staysail 2013 on furler
Genoa staysail 2013
A0 2012 on furler
A3 2014 Hardly used
A5 2013 Hardly used