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Open 60 - Completed Route du Rhum 2014 - Rhum Class, 3rd place

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Boat REF# 151761
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 18.28m (60'0")
Year 1997
Construction Carbon fibre
Underwater profile Canting Fin & Bulb
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 40hp, Volvo (2006)
Lying Gosport


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Extra Details

Designer Finot Conq
Builder CNB
Lying Gosport


Engine 1 x Diesel 40hp
Engine make and model Volvo (2006)
Engine Hours engine1:   Not record
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2 blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.5 ltr (0.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

2 x 150Ah fixed alternators


LOA 18.28m (60'0")
LWL 18.28m (60'0")
Beam 5.80m (19'0")
Draft Min 4.50m (14'9")
Draft Max 4.50m (14'9")
Airdraft 23.00m (75'6")
Displacement 9,700kg (21,388.5lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged CNB Carbon fibre spars (1998) with Rod standing rigging (2006)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Not Specified - Slab (unknown year) Fully Battened, 3 Reefs
Headsail Not Specified - Furling (unknown year)

Espace Composite carbon mast M40J (1998)
2 sets of Espace Composite outriggers (2000 and 1998)
1 Espace Composite boom (2000)
Spares for Antal rotating mast rig fittings
North Sails, NZ:
2 Jibs,
2 Solents,
2 Storm jibs,
Rigging renewed 2006
2007 Inner fore-stay hydraulic ram tensioner
Upwind sail area = 3,2290.173 sq.ft. (300 sqm)
Downwind sail area = 6,135.428 sq.ft. (570 sqm)
Antal blocks
3 FACNOR furlers (2006) for the Solent jib, the forestay and the Gennakers.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Carbon fibre
Underwater profile Canting Fin & Bulb
Finish Paint finish

Nomex carbon with the bottom in mono-lithique sandwich fired to 90°C.
Equipped with water ballast.
- Carbon construction
- New steel WEDLOX keel fitted in August 2006
- Canting keel 3.35 tonnes
- Twin rudders
- Rotating wingmast
- Bow sprit
- 2 asymmetrical boards (one new 2011)


Total # of berths 4
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 1
Cooker tick

4 Ballast Water tanks
Spectra Watermaker

1 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Most Electronics updated 2006
Raymarine E120 Plotter and Radar
Skanti Iridium Phone
Active Echo radar warning device
Raymarine Smart Pilots X30. 2 systems installed
Raymarine VHF
Raymarine Wind, log and depth sounder instruments
Emergency VHF

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick

2 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Fortress Type)
10.00m (32'10") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of warp
-canting keel
-twin daggerboards
-rotating mast

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

2 Life-rafts and IMOCA

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.
Winner - Atlantic Alone 1998 (Giovanni Soldini)
Winner - Around Alone 1999 (Giovanni Soldini)
4th - Transat Anglaise 2000 (Giovanni Soldini)
6th - Transat Jacques Vabre 2001 (Bruno Laurent)
5th - Route du Rhum 2002 (Antoine Koch)
8th - Transat Jacques Vabre 2003 (Antoine Koch)
3rd - stage Velux Race Around Alone 2006 (Sir Robin Knox-Johnston)
4th - VELUX 5 OCEANS 2010/11(Chris Stanmore-Major)
As "Fila" took a 1st in the Around Alone '98/99 with Giovanni Soldini in Class I.
In May 2006, Sir Robin Knox Johnson bought the Open 60 and after qualifying for the Velux5Oceans race by sailing to Halifax Nova Scotia and back, the boat was given a thorough re-fit, including a new engine, electronics, sails, rigging, etc and completed the race in May 2007 in 4th position.
VELUX 5 OCEANS 2010/11 by Chris Stanmore-Major.
Completed the Route du Rhum 2014 - Rhum Class, 3rd place.
Recently participated in the Trans Atlantic Race July 2015.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Open 60 - Completed Route du Rhum 2014 - Rhum Class, 3rd place has been personally photographed and viewed by Neil Chapman of Boatshed Performance. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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