RC44 Hong Kong

  • Reference ID 37
  • Builder RC
  • Model 44
  • Designer Russell Coutts /Andrej Justin
  • Year 2006
  • Location Hong Kong
  • Engine type Single
  • L.O.A. (mtr) 13.35
  • Beam (mtr) 2.75
  • Material Carbon

Yacht description

Specification RC 44

 
The RC44 is a light displacement, high performance one-design racing yacht. Co-designed by five-time America’s Cup winner Russell Coutts with naval architect Andrej Justin, the boats are strictly identical in terms of construction, shape of hull, appendages and weight/weight distribution, as well as a 50-50 split between amateurs and professionals in each eight-person crew. 
 
Easy Transport Concept
The specially designed canting trailer, easy detachable stern scoop and simple keel to hull
attachment with a conical joint/coupling makes the boat very easy to transport and store.
The mast is also built in two structural parts making the boat easy to transport on the road with oversize restrictions.
 
General
RC44
Designer     Russell Coutts /Andrej Justin
Yard Pauger Carbon
Class     RC44
 
Construction
Hull, deck and stern scoop are built in sandwich construction of epoxy resin and exclusively carbon unidirectional and biaxial fabrics, while the twill carbon woven rowing is used to give a smooth and clear, carbon look finish on all external surfaces. The core material is 5-20mm and 75 to 200 k
The internal structure is a double cross frame designed to take all the keel, mast and shroud minimizing the hull and deck stress and deformation. It is built of epoxy resin and exclusively unidirectional and biaxial fabrics, while the twill carbon woven rowing is again used to provide a smooth finish on all visible surfaces.
 
Female moulds for the hull, deck liner and spoiler are built to extremely high standards to guarantee minimal building tolerances. All composite parts are built according to SPSystem specification, vacuum bagged and postcured in an oven.
  • Rudder and keel prepreg carbon
  • Keel bulb lead with epoxy finish
  • Steering system Jefa
Structural design
The hull, deck, structural liner, keel, rudder and rig were calculated and structurally optimised
Nastran software for the FEM analysis.
Sail dimensions
Mainsail area     70 ㎡
G1 Jib sail area     60 ㎡
G3 Jib sail area     39 ㎡
Asymmetric area     170 ㎡
 

REFIT 2016/2017

1) ALL New PBO Standing Rigging and Nitronic 50 Rod Forestay

2) ALL New Running Rigging 

3) NEW engine and sail drive

4) New anti-slip on deck

5) New UV coat on deck / hull / Mast

6) New delivery / training Dacron sails

7) New GPS antenna / rebuilt electronics

8) New Automatic Bildge System

9) Fully serviced winches and pedestal


 

Sails

Mainsails
  • M1 2006
  • M2 - 52- 2007
  • M3 -53- 2007
  • M4-201- 2008
Genoa #1
  • 1a -10- 2006
  • 1b-49- 2006
  • 1c-54- 2007
  • 1d -199- 2008
Genoa #2
  • 2a 2006
  • 2b -50- 2006
  • 2x -200- 2007
Genoa #3
  • 3a -2006
  • 3b- 51- 2007
  • 3c -202- 2008
Gennaker (A1/A3)
  • A1 white 2006
  • A1 white -13-2006
  • A1 blue -56- 2007
  • A1 blue -203- 2008
Gennaker A2
  • A2 white 2006
  • A2 white -15-2006
  • A2 blue -55 -2007
  • A2 blue-198- 2008

Electrics

  • 12V 55 amp gel battery
  • Electric control panel
  • Main switch

Deck and Cockpit

Deck hardware Harken/Spinlock
  • Winch handle
  • Twin steering wheelscarbon Riba
  • Pedestal driven primary and mainsheet winches
  • Recessed jib tracks and winches
  • Ergonomic sidedecks and steering position
  • Customized top quality deck hardware
  • Non skid treated walk upon areas
  • Custom carbon toe rail is fitted from bow to mast
  • Halyard: 2x B40.2 STA  - Primary: 2x B530 TCR UD pedestal driven  - Main: 1x B55.3STR pedestal driven (Harken)
  • Jib system: midrange (4:1 car purchase) - Main system: bigboat (2:1 mainsheet, 4:1 car purchase)
  • Foredeck hatch AC style shaped, the carbon cover has fast release fittings
  • Cockpit engine drive inspection hatch fitted with a carbon cover with fast release fittings.
  • Black magic block
  • Lewmar low profile hatch on cockpit floor for access above the steering system

Rigging

  • Mast Riba composites prepreg Carbon
  • Boom prepreg carbon
  • Vang
  • Backstay
  • Forestay hydraulic ram Navtec
  • Cunningham
  • Trim Tab
  • Outhaul
  • Spinnaker retriever
  • PBO rigging
  • Removable hydraulic mast jack Enerpac
 
Running rigging
  • 1 set of sheets
  • 1 set of halyards
  • 1 set of deck ropes
  • 1 set of winch handles

Electronics and Navigational Gear

  • Hercules Race base pack
  • Hercules 20/20 display
  • Vertical wind sensor
  • Depth sensor
  • Compass sensor
  • Heel sensor
  • Rudder anglke and trim tab angle sensor
  • VHF Icom hand set
  • VHF Icom ICM 501 with remote control

Safety

  • Hand bilge pump
  • 2 x electric bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller Jefa

Additional

  • Repair box
  • Tool box
  • Bucket and sponges
  • Spare parts
  • Rig parts
  • Dock boxes with equipment
  • Boat cover
 

Disclaimer

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.

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