A new look at fast cruising, the 550 brings together an incredible combination of high performance, high specification and radical new design. The 550 is a new generation of innovation, beautiful, high performance catamarans with a true racing heritage, giving class-leading performance. Intelligent electronics, navigation and radically simple innovation sail handling will be standard, as will the creative contemporary, luxury interiors.
The Rapier 550 is made using Carbon Infused Epoxy making it a fast, light and extremely good-looking boat. With a cruising speed of 15 knots, this boat has the capability of covering 350 miles per day.
Mark Jarvis, Yacht Sales MULTIHULL WORLD LTD, Thornham Marina, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 8DD, UK Phone: (+44) 1243 377 333 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Zusatzinformationen, Zubehör und Ausstattung:
Werft: Broadblue Catamarans
Kiel: Anderer Kiel
Länge über alles: 16.75 m
Breite: 8.0 m
Tiefgang max.: 1.30 m
Trokengewicht: 8618 kg
Anzahl an Doppelbetten: 4
The structure of the Rapier 550 is of a modern lightweight construction using the using the latest resin infusion processes and combines high strength Epoxy resin systems throughout the entire structure with a combination of E glass, Kevlar and carbon laminate stiffened by PVC cores to produce an exceptionally strong and light structure optimised for performance sailing.
The hull has an exterior gel coat finish with vinylester skin and choice of colours. Everything is female moulded in hi-quality production tooling. The deck and uperstructure has an integrally moulded anti-slip surface in places where needed – especially in all areas where crew or guests walk or require access to operate the vessel.
The Broadblue Rapier 550 is virtually unsinkable due to its watertight bulkheads, cored construction and buoyancy compartments fore and aft in each hull. Each compartment is separate and sealed off to control water ingress if damaged. All internal textures are a combination of painted, light weight linings, timber and textile trims.
The skeg keels of the R550 are separately moulded and bonded to the hull structure, maintaining the integrity of the hull even if the keels are damaged or detached. Other keel options are also available, including low aspect ratio fixed keels, dagger boards and steerable canards.
Twin 40hp multi cylinder engines on shafts with high output, advanced charging alternators (optional Twin 55hp)
High quality folding propellers
Fuel /water separator, filters and stopcocks
2 x Fuel tanks (150litres each) with fuel level sensors
Engine ventilation with air intake on transom
Raw water filter to each engine
Automatic Bilge Pump in each Engine Room
Engine bays painted in fire retardant gel coat
Engine access from aft step hatch
Twin single-lever electronic throttle and gear controls inside cockpit area.
Aft deck mounted remote control for engines.
Anti-siphon breaks fitted to raw water lines to engines
Engine panels with tachometers, warning lights, alarm and engine-hour meter mounted at inside helm console
Hot water calorifier connected to engine c
2 x 85 amp/hr engine start batteries
4 x 200 amp/hr sealed high quality domestic batteries
12 v sockets at helm station and hull cabins
12 v waterproof socket to outside helm stations
DC distribution Empire bus NXT via node and spur electronic management system
Volt and amp displays along with all other management functions via dedicated console at helm station with suitable alarms and alerts.
Volt meters and amp meters to AC systems displayed via management console.
AC electrical outlets to all cabins, galley and saloon area
Hot water element heater
32 amp Shore power connection cable and socket
Mast in Carbon Composite from Future Fibres, Clear coat UV protected.
No spreader “tube” type mast with forward lowers.
Mast base with leadthroughs for all lines and halyards.
Mast mounted Led Navigation lights inc tri colour bi colour stern and steaming light
Twin Deck flood lights
VHF areal Windex
Optional radar & bracket
All synthetic standing rigging connected to large diameter rigging screws and solid
Forestay solid rod with rigging adjusters
Furlex roller reefing fuller
1 x 2:1 Mainsail halyard in Dyneema
1 x Jib halyard Dyneema
1 x 2-1 code 0 / spinnaker halyard
1 toping lift
fixed lazy jacks
1-3 with tack and clew lines lead to winch station inside
Sheets & control lines
1 x jib sheet 14mm Dyneema
1 x Jib 12mm control line for control of traveller
Endless loop main sheet traveller line controlled by electric Line Driver
Multi part main sheet lead to cockpit helm station
Code 0/spinnaker sheets
Code 0/spinnaker tack line
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RAPIER 550 STANDARD SPECIFICATION 2014 Please note all specification may be subject to change without prior notice
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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.