Sailing BoatsRacing BoatsMini Transat6.50
Mini-Transat, Saffron, sail number 194, an excellent and affordable way to start single handed racing and prepare for your Mini Transat 6.50. Also, eligible for the RSYC double handed series racing out of the Solent. She is a proto designed by Kamu Strahlman, built in Finland 1997, and has competed in 4 Transat 6.50 races, last one in 2007 skippered by Ari Hussela. Stored ashore for last two years with little use from 2012, since then new mast, sails and electrics. Despite her size, very stable and quick, easily achieving 12 kts plus.
Designed by Kamu Strahlman
Foam epoxy GRP hull
Canting keel with lead bulb on fared steel fin with forward retractable dagger board
Watertight foam filled buoyancy compartments and crash bulkhead
Mechanical and Electricals
4HP Mariner Sailmate two stroke long shaft outboard
Remote fuel tank and leads
Removable outboard bracket
2x 105 amp hour gel batteries
Mastervolt battery monitor
New carbon mast and standing rigging 2012
Twin Dyneema runners with Lewmar Ocean coarse adjustment and new Harken fine control leads to both side decks
Carbon rotating bowsprit
3 x Lewmar winches
2 x dyneema jib and spinnakers sheets
Barber haulers led to cockpit jammers
New square top mainsail 2016
Reefing jib Moatt sails 2016
Code 0 Moatt sails 2016
3x all purpose spinnakers one reefable
Additional assortment of working mainsails, jibs and code 0
Garmin 12xl GPS
Garmin 500 series plotter
Digital Yacht AIS class B transponder overlay set up on Garmin plotter
Set up for NKE and Raymarine systems.
Raymarine ST4000 ram,
Raymarine display controller and compass.
Nexus wind speed, speed, log and depth including central computer.
Also included but not currently fitted
NKE course computer, display, compass and rudder feedback;
Hydraulic ram pipes and reservoir removed and available
NKE computer checked at NKE France and updated in 2011.
Zodiac liferaft expired May 2017
Echomax inflatable radar reflector
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