BLACKJACK 100 is one of the most technologically advanced yachts ever built.

She was originally constructed as ALFA ROMEO in 2005 by McConaghy Boats in Sydney, and designed by world renowned race yacht specialists Reichel/Pugh. As BLACKJACK she has had constant updating meaning she is one of the worlds most optimized coastal and ocean IRC racing yachts available today! The latest upgrades include a Southern Spars Ultra high-modulus mast and superb sail inventory from North Sails… All of which contributed to a Line honor’s win the 2021 Sydney Hobart race. The boat is a great all-rounder and particularly powerful in the lighter airs. She presents in superb condition and is a totally “Turn-Key” and ready to race anywhere in the World and win Trophies.

Boat Specs

Length30 m
Beam5.26 m
Draft5.47 m
LocationSydney, NSW
Price$ 6.500.000 USD

Boat Inventory

Reference Number
McConaghy Boats Australia
Maxi 100
Hull Material
Full carbon pre-preg laminate with honeycomb core
$ 6.500.000 USD
Sydney, NSW
Vessel Name
Launch Year
5.26 m
5.47 m
27.894 kg
Deck Material
Full carbon pre-preg laminate with honeycomb core
Keel / balast
Keel fin is designed by R-P, engineered by HDS, and constructed by Karawau Engineering. Custom CCHE canting ram and emergency stops. Ballast is a tungsten keel bulb- the only one in existence in the world.
McConaghy Sydney Australia

2018 New Yanmar 270hp engine fitted with 2 x hydraulic pumps, new injectors 2021.

270 HP
Fuel Capacity
2 x 350 L
Fuel Type
Hydraulic lifting prop arrangement with hydraulic drive unit, full service 2022.
Large, open cockpit with central mainsheet island and aft companionway. Forward companionway is wide with sliding hatch/ composite spray dodger. Cockpit floor is finished with adhesive backed non-slip tape and all sheets and halyards suitably stored in large tail bags. Foredeck and side decks finished in non-skid paint and foredeck has large sliding hatch for deployment of sails. Deck hardware includes:
- All major blocks Harken TTR2 including wide blocks for spinnaker sheeting
- Runner and mainsheet new 2022.
- Harken CRX mainsheet track
- All padeyes Wichard Titanium Folding or custom inbuilt carbon
- 3:1 Runner system, Winmar fly blocks
Ground Tackle
2 x Fortress Alloy anchors, chain and warp to CAT 1 safety
Internal and external deck covers, winch and assorted covers
Safety Gear
CAT 1 Safety equipment for 19 crew including:
- 2 x 12-man Ocean Safety life rafts light weight racing
- Jon Buoy on aft rail
- 21 x Spinlock Vito life jackets with quick release
- 21 x Spinlock tethers (new 2022)
- 2 x EPIRBS
- 19 x Crew Bum Bags with AISPLB, PLB, Strobe, Laser, etc
- Swimmer of watch kit including oxygen tank
- 2 x Grab bags with radios, flares, GPS, torches etc
- Safety gear to be audited at time of survey
12/24V electrical system onboard for all lighting, instruments etc onboard. All is controlled by C-Zone system via 2 B&G plotters. Engine start and house batteries,
isolation switch etc. 240V inverter and 240V shore power with 30A battery charger etc
B&G WTP3 Processor with all usual inputs (boat speed, depth, wind etc). System also includes:
- 4 x 3030’s 2x Garmin GNX130’s on mast bracket (New 2020)
- 12 x B&G H5000 MFD’s (New 2017)
- 2 x Garmin GNX21 displays
- Paddle wheel in bulb and alternate in hull
- 2 x Vertical MHUs
- 2 x GPS (Garmin and B&G) and AIS
- KVH gyrocompass and B&G alternate
- Actisense NGT-1 for output to Garmin displays
- B&G Zeus and Vulcan plotters for instrument and switching
- Loadcells on all forestays, tack points, runners, and bobstay
- String pots on rudders and hydraulic cylinders
- VHF and HF (Icom) radios including 2 x handhelds
- Fleet One sat phone
- Fixed Asus NUC computer, deckman, expedition etc. Spare Laptop
- Insensus Rig strain monitoring with separate PC
Sail Inventory
All sails supplied by North Sails Australia. The sail plan was re-configured in 2017 and included moving the forestay forwards and adding a furling J2 at the original headstay position. J4, J6 and IRS tack points positioned in foredeck. Race Sail inventory upon request.
Mast Rigging
New Southern Spars mast 2021 that is both lighter and stiffer than the previous mast. High modulus carbon tube with all titanium pins, fittings as required. Other features: - EC6 standing rigging and backstays new 2021 - twin backstay configuration with triple deflectors - All halyards on locks, all with sensors - 2 x Inline M/H, Main, Fractional, J1/2, J4 and J6 Halyards - New Boom 2017, Southern Spars with rotating gooseneck, lazy jacks, soft vang and 3 x Reefs all with locks and sensors - 1 x Southern Spars reaching strut 2017. 1x short reaching struts - All furling cables Future Fibres, varying age - KZ furlers and Swivels. 5 x Furlers (4 x 15t, 1 x 20t), 7 x Swivels (6 x 15t, 1 x 20t)
General Remarks
Sails inventory and hydraulic system upon request.

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