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    £ 230,000
    GP42 - Farr Design
    Ancasta Raceboats
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    GP42 - Farr Design for sale

    Sailing BoatsRacing BoatsGP42Farr Design

    REDSHIFT is a Farr designed GP 42 that has been IRC optimized initially for the UK FAST 40+ scene, but now with a recent focus on offshore gains also.

    This boat was one of the best to come out of the Farr design office and she has continually punched above her weight.
    Built fully in carbon, she is a rocket ship in most conditions and has major inshore and offshore wins under her belt.

    Campaigned over the last 5 years by experienced and well funded owners, she is in first class condition with a 2020 overhaul turning the focus towards more offshore capability, as well as her Inherent inshore credentials.

    A seriously fun, fast and competitive platform that is absolutely ready to go.

    Volvo penta D1, 30 - new 2020
    folding propeller Aluminium fuel tank (60l est)

    Electrical systems;
    Full rewire (2017) by Voltsport to remove excess weight
    Lithium battery upgrade, 1 x house, 1 x engine start, blue tooth battery monitoring
    Pepwave 3G router
    Fixed mini pc and screen Vesper Cortex AIS and VHF unit new 2021

    All plumbing removed and seacocks sealed to save weight. (Can be reinstalled) Pumps; 2 x fixed auto bilge pumps forward 1 x roaming hose pump

    Yard cradle (high and low settings) Boom cover
    Boom Tent Guardrail cushions Bow trampoline
    2 x dock lines
    4 x fenders
    Basic boat tool kit
    Basic spares
    6 x pipe cots (currently removed)

    Safety Equipment
    Cat 2 compliant safety kit
    10 man ultra light life raft
    12 x life jackets. (require servicing)
    Horse Shoe
    Throwing line.
    Anchor and warp.


    REDSHIFT (Ex Jubilee/Near Miss) started its life in November 2007, built by Latini marine in Italy and designed by Farr Yacht design.
    The construction was overseen by a group of America's Cup builders (Oracle and Alinghi) for the 2008 Audi Med Circuit and it is widely believed that she is one of the lightest GP 42 boats built, because of this early investment in personnel.
    She was first splashed in march 2008, and named Near Miss, skippered by Bertand Pace.

    The boat is constructed from Pre-preg carbon fibre with foam cores and was done over a single male mould for the hull and female plug for the deck.

    Then during the 2009 and 2010 seasons the boat was raced under IRC but for only 2/3 events per year.
    They modified the boat with a fixed bowsprit and square top mainsail for improved rating.
    After then it was life in IRC and ORC with a French owner, who took the boat to many regatta victories.

    In more recent years (2015) the boat found a new home in the UK FAST 40 class and has been optimized further for IRC and FAST 40 style racing.
    She has been one of the stand out boats in the fleet, particularly in the lighter wind ranges and sailed by a more Corinthian crew than most teams.
    New ownership again at the start of 2019 continued the optimization and top level preparation, with the 2021 focus turning towards offshore.

    Major upgrades include;
    - New hollow steel keel fin (2016)
    - New longer bowsprit (2016) - STL 7.67m
    - New upgraded head stay to composite (2017)

    Additional comments;
    Keel – Hollow box section with glass fibre fairings
    Topsides, deck and bottom repainted in 2020 By Alpha Plus
    Keel and rudder painted (2021)
    2 x rudders (original Medcup and larger [11%])
    Keel structure uprated for increased draft.
    Fore stay chain plate replaced (upgraded for 4250kg head stay)
    450kg of water ballast added each side with custom electronic valve control.

    IRC TCC 1.258 (2021)
    RORC Overall winner Cervantes Trophy

    Deck Winches;
    Winches all re-gripped by Diverse Yachts 2017
    2 x Harken 65.3 primaries (driven)
    1 x Harken 50.3 stbd pit (driven)
    5 x Harken 50.2 runners, main, port pit Harken MX pedestal (1:1 and 2.8:1) Harken oil filled gear boxes
    Harken carbon drive shafts

    Deck Hardware;
    All clutches by Spinlock
    All blocks by Harken or Winmar
    Karver KF1 furler on staysail
    KZ furler for FR0
    Karver KF5 furler (top down) on MHO Below deck 2:1 downwind jib sheets

    Lewmar One touch and Harken winch handles.
    Stainless steel stantions, pull and push pits
    Custom carbon tiller.
    Spinnaker sheet remote constrictors under deck.
    Diverse spinnaker sheet and halyard reelers
    Vang led aft for better weight distribution downwind.

    All supplied and fitted by Diverse Yachts 2017
    B&G H5000 processor
    2 x B&G GFD displays (coachroof)
    4 x Garmin GNX 120 mast displays
    Thrane LT-500 compass
    Carbon vertical MHU
    Diverse load cell on head stay
    Actisense communication module


    Jubilee is fitted with a high modulus Southern Spars rig with a twin spreader arrangement.

    P – 16.79m
    E - 5.74m
    J - 4.97m

    General mast specs;
    PBO Forestay replaced 2019
    Side stays replaced with EC6 2021
    Southern spars tapered spreaders.
    Aero spreader end fittings. Dyneema running back stays. Adjustable heel plate.
    Upgraded aluminium Meridian mast jack
    Twin running back stay upgrade.
    Custom mast instrument display bracket.
    Southern Spars jib taco attached to jib cunningham

    Upgrade items;
    Upgraded jib halyard lock and fore stay tang
    Future fibres head stay and gorilla foil (2017)
    Max head stay load increased with new fore stay chain plate. (2017) Mast repainted in black Durepox (2017)
    Runner attachments modified – 450mm lower Southern spars jib halyard lock/fore stay tang fitting Future Fibers PBO head stay and Gorilla foil (2019) Custom Rigging Projects fore stay strop
    Running rigging constantly upgraded using Maffioli, Southern and Marlow.
    2 x bowsprits (1 x PCT, 1 x Latini; 7.67/6.74 STL)

    Running rigging package supplied with the boat. SK90 and Technora cores and covers throughout.

    2 x Masthead halyards
    1 x Jib halyard.
    2 x Main halyard.
    4 x Tacklines.
    5 x Spinnaker sheets.
    5 x Jib sheets.
    1 x Hobble loop.
    1 x Mainsheet.
    4 x Running backstay tails.
    1 x Spare runner tail. Assorted other lines


    Regatta Sail inventory - all North Sails;

    Main F 1 reef - 3Di RAW - 2021
    Main E - 3Di Raw 2020
    J1.5 C - 3Di RAW - 2020
    J2 G - 3Di RAW - 2021
    J3 C (1 reef) - 3Di RAW - 2021
    J3+ 3di Endurance 2019

    A1.5 C - 2020
    A2 E - 2020
    A2+ - 2021
    A4 - 2021
    MHO A - 2016
    FR0 A - Helix 3di 2019
    Furling Jib top - Helix 3di 2021

    Spin staysail – A - 2016
    Genoa staysail 2019

    Large inventory of older training/club sails.

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    SubcategoryRacing Boats
    ModelFarr Design
    Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
    Year built2008
    Length12.8 m/42 ft
    Categoryfin keel
    Material hullcarbon fibre

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