Monthly Archives: May 2020

  1. VO65 SCA
    VO65 SCA

    SCA GIRL POWER around the world in Volvo Ocean Race in 2014-2015 - SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company that develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products

    Life Onboard The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 will once again provide the sport’s ultimate test of seamanship and teamwork while providing great human drama as sailors battle everything the oceans can throw at them over nine months of competition...


    Supplied by Volvo Ocean:

    Rig hardware
    - 2:1 main halyard block


    Supplied by Equiplite Europe:

    Deck hardware
    - barberhaul blocks
    - Lead blocks


    Technical Data

    Hull length    20.40 m (67 ft)
    Length on deck: 19.8 m (65 ft)
    Length overall: 21.95 m (72 ft)
    Hull Beam: 5.60 m (18.4 ft)
    Max Draft: 4.70 m (15.4 ft)
    Keel arrangement: Canting keel to +/- 40 degrees with 3 degrees of incline at axis
    Rig Height: 30.30 m (99.4 ft)
    Rig Arrangement: Deck stepped, twin backstays with deflectors
    Mainsail Area: 151 m2
    Working Headsail Area: 135 m2 (permanently hoisted furling jib)
    Upwind Sail Area: 451 m2 (Mainsail and Masthead Code 0)
    Downwind Sail Area: 550 m2 (Mainsail and A3)



    Team SCA


    Naval Architect:

    Farr Yacht Design


    Yacht Builder

    Green Marine Ltd


    Related Articles:

    VOR65 News
  2. Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi

    Supplied by Equiplite Europe:

    - Snatch blocks    
    - Lead blocks     


    Technical Data

    LOA 70.5 ft
    Beam 15.4 ft - 18.7 ft
    Draft 14.8 ft
    Mailsail area 1883.7 sq ft
    Headsail area 1506 sq ft
    Spinnaker area 5382 sq ft max
    Mast height 103.3 ft above water
    Weight 12.3 tons to 13.8 tons
    Keel bulb 4.4 tons min
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