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TRIMARAN SPECIFICATIONS

 

 

B&Q Castorama Trimaran

 

 

Displacement: 8.3 tonnes

Length: 22.9m

Beam: 16.2m

Mast height: 30.6m

Standing rigging: 253.2m

Maximum break tonnes (Genoa): 43 tonnes

Main hull surface area:  143.9 m2

Main hull internals surface area: 37.29 m2

Crossbeams surface area:  51.34 sq m

Floats surface area: 151.48 m2

Floats internal surface area: 35.78 m2

Total surface area: 419.79 m2

Designers: Nigel Irens/Benoit Cabaret (Nigel Irens Design)

Builders: Boatspeed, Australia

Project management:  Offshore Challenges project


 


The construction of the 75-foot B&Q trimaran involved six countries in the manufacture of components and hardware:

Australia: build of main hull, floats, beams and fittings

New Zealand: construction of mast and rigging

United Kingdom: construction of rudders and foils and mdf mock-up

United States: construction of 3DL sails

France: finishing of 3DL sails

Italy: construction of deck hardware

 

 

 

 

B&Q Trimaran

 

 


 

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