Sidewinder is an Akilaria RC2 Cat, Epoxy built Class 40.

She arrived into Australia as Pixel Flyer whilst owner was attempting a single handed Class 40 Around the world record attempt. Sidewinders current owners have been sailing her out of Hobart, Tasmania and will be competing in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Two-handed. She is in super condition and ready to race!

Boat Specs

Length12.18 m
Beam4.49 m
Draft3 m
LocationHobart, Tasmania
Price$ 275.000

Boat Inventory

Reference Number
Class 40
Akilaria RC2
$ 275,000
Vessel Name
Launch Year
4.49 m
3 m
Marc Lombard
MC Tec

Nanni 29 HP diesel engine with saildrive and Gori racing folding prop.

- Harken 3 speed 60.3 Primary winches x2
- Pontos 4 speed Grinder 40 Secondary/Halyard winches x2
- Harken 2 speed 46.2 Runner winches x2
- Spinlock and Harken hardware, jammers etc
4 berths, 2 x aluminium pipe berths, Rotating console instrument panel, galley unit with Jet Boil
Safety Gear
CAT 1 Safety for 2-Handed Sydney to Hobart 2021 which includes:
- New 4-man liferaft
- Kannadsafelink 2 GPS EPIRB
- Fire blanket
- Lifebuoy and drogue
- Fire extinguishers x 2
- Medical kit
- Flares
Rewired all nav lights, most of 12 v system, new MOB switch and deck light switch. All new electrical through deck glands and Watt & Sea hydrogenator and solar panels on cabin top. 12V Switchboard in Nav Station. 1x 120Amp for service batteries, 3 gel service batteries and 1 x engine start– New 2018. 1 Efoy 2200 fuel cell (removed)
B & G Hercules H5000 installed new in 2021 with 2 x GFD’s in the cockpit, 2 x Pilot remotes in cockpit, 3 x 10/10 displays, 1 x GFD at nav station. H5000 Pilot.
- Spare H3000 unit for autopilot backup
- B & G Type 1 hydraulic ram
- Raymarine M81130 type 1 linear drive electric ram
- GPS 5 hz antenna
- Precision 9 compass
- B & G Zeus Z8 Chart Plotter
- Garmin Chart Plotter
- B&G 3G radar
- 2 x MHU’s, 1x carbon vertical (new 2019 with new cable), 1x fwd horizontal
- Inmarsat FB250
- Iridium 9555 satphone
- ICOM HF radio
- B & G VHF with AIS
- Fusion Stereo
Sail Inventory
- New Solent Dec 21 Quantum
- New A2 North’s 2020 used twice
- New A6 North’s December 21 - not used
- Storm jib now with dedicated forestay and on furler
- Mainsail – Ultimate Sails, Carbon 2018
- Solent – Ultimate Sails, carbon furling 2018
- Staysail – Ultimate Sails, Spectra furling 2018
- Code 5 – Ultimate Sails. 2018
- Code 3 – North 2011
- Staysail – North 2011 Hank on
- A2 Spinnaker – North 2011 in sock
- A6 Spinnaker – North 2011 in sock
- Storm Jib – North 2011
Mast Rigging
Lorima carbon mast and boom – re-lacquered 2018 and spreaders re-finished 2021. All serviced Nov 2021 as per re-fit list above plus: - Rod rigging new 2018 - Navtec forestay New 2018 - Karver KF5 bowsprit furler - Karver KF2 Staysail Furler with halyard lock - Facnor structural forestay furler
General Remarks
Recent extensive refit includes:
- 12V electrical system re-wire including new nav lights
- All deck hardware removed and serviced/ re-sealed on deck
- Re spray deck and cabin top
- Upgraded Carbon hi load jammer for inner forestay tensioning
- Constrictor cleats for halyards
- Powder coated Pulpit and stanchions , new pushpits- higher/ safer
- New saildrive leg November 2021, new propellor 2020
- New cuddly seats in cockpit
- New steering gear cover plates to enable sail stacking
- Serviced and repainted bowsprit and all hardware, new pig snout fabricated
- New Bobstay
- New 2:1 tackline with constrictor and cockpit remote release
- New 1:1 tackline with constrictor and cockpit remote release
- Mast and boom stripped, serviced and re-finished as required November 2021
- New Backstays and Checkstays and Storm Jib set up
- New Halyards and other rigging
- New Boom Cover
- New reef nappies
- New lazy jack system, including bag
- New 4-person life raft
- Hull antifouled November 2021

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