Introducing "LOKI" - a custom built, 46 foot racing yacht with a great offshore focus.
Launched in early 2022, she has already fulfilled her objectives, thanks to a very passionate owner and a "dream team" collaboration on her design and build.
Designer/architect. - Carkeek Design Partners, Mallorca, Spain
Engineering. - Pure Design and Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand
Builder - Davie Norris Boatbuilders Limited, Christchurch, New Zealand
Electronics. - B & G Electronics, Beacon Marine, Auckland, New Zealand
Sails. - Evolution Sails Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
Spar and Rigging. - NZ Spars & Rigging, New Zealand Rigging Limited, Auckland,
Deck hardware - Harken, Auckland, New Zealand
"LOKI" is a mid-sized, light displacement race boat, built in full carbon with foam cores, designed to be competitive under both ORCi, IRC, PHRF and ORR.
She is appointed with twin wheels, single rudder blade and deep T fin bulb keel.
LOA - 14.02m
Beam - 4.326m
Draft - 3.4m
Displacement - 6676kg
GPH - 469.9
APH - 420.3
LOKI is a well appointed Grand Prix racer below decks, with 5 pipe cots each side (10 total)
She has a small mid-ships galley off to port and storage locker to stb.
There is a small heads located in front of the main saloon bulkhead.
Most interior areas are painted white on the bulkheads for additional light, but with carbon to floor and ceiling spaces to save weight.
A "proper" nav station is located underneath the cockpit sole, with seating, table, VHF, FFD display and main control switch panel.
A 19 inch B&G ZEUS touch screen plotter also installed with sat comms phone.
Motor: Volvo 50 HP Diesel w/ high output alternator
2 - tank diesel system with when both full = 400 mile range at cruise
(Day tank = 10 hours running; Main tank gravity feeds to Day tank)
Batteries - Total of 3 w/ 2- House Batteries; 1- Motor start. - All Lead acid
Head - Toilet with macerator pump valving allows flow to holding tank or overboard.
The following items are onboard and included:
1) Emergency Tiller
2) Danforth anchor w/ chain lead and 100’ of anchor line
3) Volvo assorted spare engine parts
4) Harken assorted spare winch parts
5) Wood plugs available at each thru-hull opening
6) All equipment and electronic manuals
7) Wrench for Keel and Bow-sprite bolts
Deck and other hardware/equipment fitted includes:
A) Spinlock XXA high load jammers
B) Spinlock XTS low load jammers
C) Harken MX pedestal for driving primary winches, with speed rings installed.
D) Harken 46 Pit Winches
E) 6 X Harken 65 Trimming winches (Primary/Mainsheet/Runners)
F) Harken deck blocks
G) Ubi Major Foot Blocks
H) Harken Jib and Main Traveler tracks. Jib tracks longer to allow varied wind angle sailing with jib.
I) Spinnaker drop system available but not currently installed.
A) Load cell on forestay
B) JP3 Steering system
C) off shore and inshore main companionway hatches.
D) Central deck hatch for immediate communication to navigator.
E) Aft cockpit supports, for easy movement around the deck space.
F) Twin wheel steering - large diameter carbon with foot rests.
B&G H5000 system installed
2 x B&G H5000 NEMESIS screens mounted on the mast base bracket.
2 x B&G FFD displays located on deck at companionway.
Sailor satellite Antenna for Sat phone and data link
The mast, boom and rigging package are all courtesy of NZ Rigging, based in Auckland who have been involved with the boat from the start.
LOKI sports a full carbon package, with twin spreader configuration and running backstays.
She has a high modulus section that is female moulded using pre-preg's to ensure the lightest and stiffest finish.
I - 18.23m
P - 19.21m
E - 7.5m
J - 5.51m
BAS - 1.7m
Backstay load - 5200kg
LOKI is fitted with a full compliment of locking halyards and single line halyards, all that is required for high-level offshore racing.
EC standing rigging and forestay are installed.
Mast configuration includes;
Mainsail - lock
2 x Masthead halyards - lock x 1
2 x Jib halyards - locks
1 x FRO halyard - lock
1 x staysail halyard - NO lock.
The mast is also fitted with a Ronstan external style mast track from extruded Alloy, allowing mainsail cars for offshore or the option of boltrope for inshore.
The boat is fitted with an internal mast jack for tuning.
The boom is built from paneled carbon/nomex construction so extremely lightweight and strong.
It is configured for two reefs with internal locks.
A spring loaded vang system is also supplied.
The boat is supplied with a full race running package and
All sails from Evolution New Zealand.
Supplied Spring 2022.
INSHORE - 1 reef square top - full carbon
OFFSHORE - 2 reef square top - full carbon
A1 - Red
A2 - White (Evo logo)
A2 - Red
A3 - Red
A4 - Red
Upwind Genoa Staysail
Downwind Genoa Staysail