GRANGER 43 Fast Race Cruiser Description
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Dolphin Spirit is a proven high performance offshore racing trimaran, capable of sustained high average speeds, now outfitted with the best electronics, autopilots, sails, and upgrades, and ready to race crewed or solo. She would be ideal, and a top contender for line honors in the 2012 singlehanded transpac. Dolphin Spirit is demountable for transport by truck or shipping anywhere in the world. Michael Reppy, the owner/skipper of Dolphin Spirit has rebuilt and prepared Dolphin Spirit for an attempt on the solo sailing record San Francisco to Tokyo, now cancelled due to the disasters in Japan. The major rebuild was done in Friday Harbor, Washington, where she was disassembled and completely refinished and repainted. Upgrades continued at the dock in Marina Bay, Richmond, and during haul-out at Napa Valley Marina, where a main-hull rudder was added, linked to the two rudders in the floats which has greatly improved tacking and steering. All work was done to very high quality, using the best materials and equipment. List of upgrades and new equipment: 1. Re-finish, re-fair the three hulls and cross beams, under-coated, and four top coats yellow Awl-grip. 2. Sand, and re-fair three bottoms, apply new barrier coat, and anti-foul with Micron 66. 3. Repair, reshape, re-fair, re-glass, and undercoat daggarboard. 4. Replace the two rudder bearings in floats with JP3 bearings. 5. Install main-hull rudder to design of Jim Antrim with Jefa rudder bearings. 6. Relocated new escape hatch to proper location above waterline. 7. Install new hard lexan canopy, and additional soft canvass dodger, and installation of four fixed ports for improved visibility and cabin light. 8. Install new HDPE netting. 9. Replace all standing rigging with new wire for diamonds, and dyneema capshouds and runners for weight savings aloft. 10. Complete rewire boat with new switch panel and replace all lights with LED. 11. All new electronics installed – Raymarine C80 GPS, wind, speed, depth instruments and radar, and VHF. 12. Install 2 Raymarine ST 7000 autopilots with gyro wired in two completely separate systems for redundancy. 13. Install 2 unisolar 68 watt solar panels on forward cross beam. 14. Install Xantrex Link Meter energy monitor. 15. Install 2 new Group 31 Lifeline AGM batteries. 16. Replace all bearings on Harken mainsail battcars. 17. Replace spinnaker/genoa winch with new Harken 32 winch, and upgrade mainsail halyard winch from Harken 32 to new Harken 40. . 18. Articulate bow pole with new fitting, blocks, stoppers and lines run to cockpit. 19. Install new Karver K5 continuous line furler for screecher and reacher. 20. Install new line bags cockpit and forward beam, and stowage bags along forward bunk. 21. New Pineapple Sails carbon/taffeta roller furling genoa with ATN sock. 22. New Pineapple Sails large versatile kevlar screecher on Karver furler on bow pole for light air upwind and off wind. 23. Viking 4 man life raft (new in box not used) GRANGER 43 Fast Race Cruiser handles the sea extremely well and is a joy for family trips. Your catamaran boat for sale search ends with the GRANGER 43 Fast Race Cruiser