AC Marine 33 - Martini Racing - $189,500

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AC Marine 33 - Martini Racing - $189,500

Martini Racing, the first AC33 to be offered to the Australian brokerage market, is now exclusively for sale with YOTI Melbourne.

The AC 33 is the brainchild of Melbourne boat builders AC Marine. The overall design was coordinated by them, but had input from some of the best designers in the world. The boat was conceived as an adaptable boat suitable for multiple disciplines. A state of the art NKE auto helm makes her easy to sail two up and watertight bulkheads forward and rear means she could potentially be made Cat 3 ready for ocean racing.
The Carbon rig was designed by Kiwi Chris Mitchell who through his company AES has designed and built rigs for several Americas cup teams amongst over a 1000 other projects. One of the many unique features of the boat that Chris instigated is the lack of a back stay. This enabled a longer boom to be added and a high top mainsail configuration. The boat can be sailed with a small crew which was also a factor in this decision.
The Carbon fin and bulb on the AC33 is designed by Hugh Welbourne. Hugh is internationally known for the DSS system and recently consulted the team that created the radical super maxi CQS. The Carbon components of the boat were manufactured here in Melbourne by renowned composite company Applied Composite Technology.
The sail plan was developed by Doyle sails Melbourne and the comprehensive wardrobe is constructed using their StratisICE material.
Martini Racing has proven competitive in all breezes and has multiple podium places to her name. Racing in the Super 11 class she is constantly quicker than proven production boats. She regularly clocks 18knts of the breeze and the magical 20 will be achieved at some point. This exciting boat regularly beats much larger race boats on line honours and can be done so with less crew and at a fraction of the running costs.

Contact Jeremy Larkin for further details and to arrange inspection at RBYC.

Designer : AC Marine
Builder : AC Marine
Hull Construction Material : GRP With watertight bulkheads fore and aft. 20mm foam sandwich.
Hull Type : Mono
Deck Construction Material : GRP
Country Origin : Australia
Length (feet) : 32' 4" feet
Length (m) : 9.86 m
Beam/Width (m) : 3.4 m
Draft (m) : 2.5 m
Keel/Ballast : Lead torpedo bulb on carbon blade designed by Hugh Welbourn. Bulb is 800kg.
Engine Room : Engine under steps.
Number of Batteries : 2x 12v Neutron gel. Battery indicator USB and 12v charger points.
Number of Fuel Tanks : 1 x stainless steel
Accommodation Notes : 1 open cabin with provision for 4 single berths.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : Kenwood Bluetooth digital radio and 2x Pioneer speakers in cabin.
Deck Gear : 4x Harken Performance 40 winches, 8x Cousin Quatro 40 halyard Constrictors, Ronstan main sheet system, halyards are Dyneema with ronstan snap shackles.
Mast/Rigging : 7/8 sloop. Carbon mast with twin swept back spreaders. Rectangular carbon section boom with rod kicker and cockpit mounted Ronstan traveller. Mast, Boom and 2.6m Bow sprit are built by Applied Composite Technologies by designs by Applied engineering Services ( Chris Mitchell ).
Sail Inventory : Main: 1x light and 1x heavy. Both 2016 Doyle Stratis ICE in excellent condition. Jib: 1x No1,1x No 2 and 1x No 3. All are Doyle Stratis ICE and all 2016 and in excellent condition. Spinnaker: 1x A1.5,1x A2 and 1x A3 all 2016 and in excellent condition.
Electronics Navigation : NKE TL25 Sounder/Log and Wind mounted on base of mast. NKE AP (not fitted).
Safety Gear : Horse shoe ring and MOB retrieval sling.
Covers : Full cockpit cover, rope bags and winch handle pockets in cockpit, 8 equipment bags below.
Ground Tackle : 10kg foldable race anchor with 10m chain and warp.
Radio : ICOM IC-M3230 GPS.
Remarks : IRC rating is 1.115 and AMS rating is 0.951. The boat is Super 11 compliant and very competitive. Hull currently has a Vinyl ester wrap in the sponsors name. Which will be removed when sold.
Vessel Name : Martini Racing
Anti-foul : At launch

Engine 1

Engine Make : Yanmar 3YM20
Engine Hours : 50
Displacement : 2400
Horse Power : 20
Fuel Type : Diesel
Steering : Fred Barrett designed in board mounted carbon fibre rudder with carbon tiller and Spinlock Tiller ex
Fuel Capacity : 50
Propeller : Gorri 2 blade folding propeller.