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McConaghy Boats - Ker 40

The Ker 40 is a light displacement, high performance, IRC Race Yacht designed by talented British designer Jason Ker.

Over the last ten years his designs have stormed onto the international sailing scene in no uncertain terms. In what has been termed the "perfect team" Ker's creation are being expertly crafted by McConaghy Boats.

The Ker 40 is for top level racing in local and international regattas. Designed and optimised for the IRC and ORC rating rules. The concept and design features are dedicated to providing the next step in mixed fleet racing. A lighter, faster boat that still rates very well under various handicapping systems.

The boat is built to the highest standards, utilising the latest hi-tech material and building techniques, comparable with the ones used in Americas Cup Yacht construction and fit out.

It is a top end race boat that is exciting to sail and will have the diversity to race across a wider range of racing categories. Available for inspection at Hamble Yacht Services, nr Southampton England.


Bridge
• Hull and deck precision female tooling
• Hull and Deck: E glass epoxy/foam sandwich construction, resin infused,
vacuum bagged.
• K eel: SG iron keel fin strut with composite fairings and lead bulb
• Rudder: Autoclaved Carbon Fibre rudderstock, Tiller steering standard (with
dual wheel steering option.)
• Light weight yet robust and stiff construction incorporating modern race boat
technologies.
• A fully optimised structural design using advanced Finite Element Analysis
Techniques.
• Designed and constructed in accordance to ISO structural regulations to Class
A with plan approval by Germanischer Lloyd
• The hull and deck constructed from vacuum consolidated e-glas s/epoxy/foam
sandwich resin infused
• Additional reinforcements in way of all deck fittings and other highly loaded
areas
• Structural internals: vacuum consoldidated e-glass/epoxy/foam with sandwich
construction, with uni-directional fibre reinforcement
• Non structural internal components built from e-glass/epoxy/foam sandwich construction

• Hull and Deck: Finished in high-grade polyurethane. Plus Non-skid areas on
deck
• Cockpit Floor: Non-skid areas or 3M grip tape non-skid areas as an optional
extra.
• Under water plane: Finished with Epoxy primer ready for factory antifouling.
Wet rub finish as an optional extra
• Interior: Clear finished
Machinery
Engine
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• 30 hp Volvo Penta / Yanmar diesel engine
• Transmission Sail Drive
• Folding 2 bladed ‘racing’ style prop
• Spinlock flush throttle control mounted on stbd side of cockpit
Electrics
• Below deck engine instrument panel
• Litre rigid plastic fuel tank (TBC)
• Red/white cabin lighting in saloon, galley, heads and navigation areas
• 12 volt DC switch panel and battery indicator mounted by the Chart Table
• Battery isolator/selection switch mounted on Engine Box
• 1x 65 AH gel type batteries & 1 x 17 AH battery for engine start
• 12 V electrical panel for Engine, with fuel gauge, rev counter and start/stop
switches mounted close to the engine
• Navigation lights on pushpit and pulpit, steaming light and windex light on
rig

Plumbing

• Manual tap at galley sink
• Plumbed in seawater head
• 2 Manual bilge pump one cockpit one below deck
• Flexible 70 litre water tank behind bunk fronts

Foils
Keel, Fin and Bulb
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• A genouroulsy sized deep ‘T’shaped lead bulb keel with high ballast displacement
ratio
• Keel and keel attachment is in accordance to ISO structural regulations to Class
A with plan approval by Germanischer Lloyd
• Deep SG Iron fin keel
• Lead T-Bulb
• Highly structural effcient anodized internal aluminium alloy keel structure
transferring keel loading to boat structure
• Fin and bulb are delivered faired, primed and topcoated ready for antifouling
• The Rudder is a deep draft blade type
• Carbon fibre rudder stock
• Carbon fibre tiller (twin wheels and pedestal optional)
• Bottom bearing -Water tight self aligning roller bearing with rudder retaining
ring
• Top bearing -Water tight self aligning roller bearing.
Rig
Mast Particulars
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• Ae rodynamic mast section in HR40 C arbon or Equivalent
• Split 2 piece mast option
• Boom in T800 Carbon or equivalent
• Spinnaker Pole in C arbon (price as option)
• Two sets of spreaders with 20o sw eep back .
• One covered Kevlar/PBO/Carbon masthead backstay, led to backstay winches
for additional forestay tension and bend control
• Internal hydraulic jack system, with jack bar hole for external backup (priced as
option)
• Mast heel adjustable fore and aft on screw adjustment (price as option)
•Halyards : 2x masthead spinnaker halyards
1x fractional spinnaker halyard, doubling as a spare genoa halyard
1x genoa halyard
1x staysail halyard
1x mainsail haly ard with 2:1 purchase (exit below deck)
• Outfitting : Lightweight solid vang gas-strut (priced as option)
Tuff-Luff headfoil or equivalent
Fitting of supplied electronic cables, plus mounting for windex and
wand (will be standard on all masts)

Accommodation
Interior
• Designed to meet ORC, IMS and IRC regulations
• Constructed from light weight e-glass/foam mouldings
• Dedicated navigation station with consideration given to the use of the latest
navigation aids and equipment
• Galley with two ‘camping gas’ style burners and sink with manual fresh water
pump
• 4 netting style bunk tops strung between bunk fronts and hull side with zip
access underneath for stowage
• 4 pipe cots and associated tackle
• Centreline forward hatch
• 2 clear dinghy hatches in the cockpit sides to allow for rope stowage
• Engine box with access to engine and integrated bottom steps
• Free hanging composite top steps
• Composite enclosure surrounding keel frame
• Plumbed head located fwds of mast bulkhead
View live details of McConaghy Boats Ker 40
Category:Sailing Boats
Manufacturer:McConaghy Boats
Model:Ker 40
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Currency:USD
Year built:2016
Sale:Trade
Length:12.19 m/40 ft
Category:fin keel
Engine manufacturer:volvo 30hp
Material hull:glass reinforced plastic
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