2003 GOETZ FARR 53 CUSTOM

€135,000 tax paid

Full pre-preg composite ORC/IRC racer

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelGoetz Farr 53 Custom
DesignerFarr Yacht Design
Year2003
CategorySail
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Price€135,000
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingAdriatic Sea, Italy
Reference1921139

Specifications

LOA16.39m
LWL15.9m
Beam3.84m
Draft2.9m
Displacement11581kg
EngineYanmar 4JH3E 56hp
Fueldiesel
Hull ConstructionPre-preg carbon/Kevlar composite
Keel TypeFin Keel
Berths4
Cabins1

Description

Farr designed performance racer in full pre-preg composite with an extensive sail wardrobe and continuously optimized for racing under ORC and IRC rating rules.

FURTHER BROKER’S COMMENTS:

Designed in 2002 by Farr Yacht Design as Design Nr. 493m IMS53, built in the US by Goetz in epoxy prepreg Kevlar with carbon reinforcement and launched in 2003 as ORLANDA this Farr 53, now QQ7, is a high-performance racer 53’ continuously optimized for racing under IRC and ORC.

Fitment of a powerful plan carbon fibre Hall Spars rig and a great sail wardrobe QQ7 is now looking for a new passionate sailor wishing for adrenaline and fast ready for sail Farr Design.

QQ7’s specification highlights include:-
• Full pre-preg Kevlar carbon composite construction
• Hall Spars carbon fibre mast and boom
• Carbon fibre pole
• Carbon fibre bowsprit
• B&G H5000 electronics – 2018
• Keel Cossutti optimized – 2019
• 2 Harken carbon fibre coffee grinder

OWNER’S COMMENTS:

The boat always collected multi-victories during the years and, in 2017, it won the first prize at XIV edition of “Regata dei cetacei”, it was ranked first in the category IRC Corynthian at the prestigious Copa del Rey in Palma de Mallorca and lastly, at Tour de Corse, got the third place of ORC category and fifth in real time.
Apart from that, there are 9 Olympic Sails racing sails, all manufactured during the last 12 months (practically new) as well as a further 16 spare-sails including 5 spinnakers.

Built in USA by the Goetz shipyard in 2003 with no budget’s limit. The boat, seen from its inside, generates so much emotion such it was so well built, by enhancing the special manufacturing of the hull in kevlar. Complete and careful re-fit made during 2016/2017, the whole boat has been re- checked and all possible worn parts have been replaced piece by piece. Tailor-made boat’s cradle is property of the boat itself.

On late year 2018 improved with new B&G modern H5000 full-set instrumentation. On year 2019, through a cooperation with COSSUTTI Yacht Design Studio in Udine, Italy, the boat’s keel has been re-projected and a new bulb has been built: such significant investment has enabled the boat to highly improve its straightening, leading it from 327,1 to 405,60 with a GPH of 487,3 (year 2018) that has become of 498,1 on year 2019. As a consequence to this modification, “QQ7” has therefore achieved a better rating anyhow also increasing the global weight, that now has risen to 11581. This intervention has made “QQ7” not only faster in VPP but also more competitive in corrected time.

Specification

CONSTRUCTION

RCD Status:
• tbc

Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
• Pre-preg Kevlar composite hull construction built on a male module
• Pre-preg Kevlar deck and superstructure construction built on a female module
• Carbon fibre reinforcement
• Red painted hull

Keel & Rudder:
• Cossutti design recently optimized keel with t-profile bulb
• Carbon fibre balanced rudder

MACHINERY

Engine & gearbox:
• Yanmar 4JH3E 4-cylinder marine diesel engine producing 56hp @ 3800 rpm
• Fresh¬water cooled engine.

Maintenance & Performance:
• Date of last engine service: 2019

Propulsion & Steering:
• 2-bladed folding propeller
• Twin carbon fibre wheel steering
• Emergency tiller.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Voltage systems:
• 2x 12vDC domestic systems with 220vAC via shore-power or inverter
• 12vDC engine start circuit

Battery Banks:
• 12vDC service battery pack
• 1x 12vDC engine start battery

Charging:
• Mastervolt 12/220v automatic battery chargers

Inverters:
• Marinco Sine Wave 1000W Inverter

Alternator:
• Yanmar 12vDC Engine-mounted alternator

PLUMBING & GAS SYSTEMS

Fresh Water:
• The freshwater circuit

Bilge Pumps:
• Bilge area divided into two compartments (central and aft), each fitted with 12vDC automatic electric bilge pumps
• Manual bilge pump for main accommodation area bilge

NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT
• B&G H5000 Hydra CPU, Masthead Unit wind speed and angle
• magnetic compass
• B&G Autopilot
• 4x B&G 30/30 Remote display units at mast
• 3x B&G repeater in the cockpit
• B&G display in the chart table
• B&G network system
• Garmin GPSmap 5012 chartplotter in the cockpit

Communications Equipment:
• Icon WHF with DSC

DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT

Head:
• 1x manual flush marine toilet
• Cold pressurised water supplies with shower in head

ACCOMMODATION


Summary of Accommodation:
• Sleeps up to 4 crew in pullman bed

DECK EQUIPMENT

Rig:
• Hall Spars carbon fibre black painter mast
• 11/12 fractional keel-stepped mast with two-sets of swept-back spreaders
• Southern Spars carbon fibre racing boom
• Carbon gennaker pole
• Spinnaker pole track on mast
• Carbon fibre bowsprit
• Tuff luff racing jib
• Fully-battened mainsail system with low-friction mainsail slides and
• Stainless steel rod standing rigging
• Backstay with split bridle
• Harken travers jib tracks
• Harken main sail shit travel
• 2x Harken pedestal racing coffee grinder

Winches:
• 2x Harken 48 2-speed self-tailing winches carbon on the coach roof
• 2x Harken 50.2 2 speed self tailing carbon winches
• 2x Harken 48 2-speed self-tailing winches carbon for backstay
• 2x Harken 2 speed self tailing carbon winches powered by forward coffee grinder
• 2x Harken 2 speed carbon winches powered by aft coffee grinder

Sails:
• Racing Sails Wardrobe in Use 2019:
• Main Olimpic Sails
• Jib Light Olimpic Sails
• Jib Medium Olimpic Sails
• Jib Heavy Olimpic Sails
• Jib Super Heavy
• Jib top
• Staysail
• Staysail aft
• Gennaker A1 Olimpic Sails
• Gennaker A1.5 light North Sails
• Gennaker A3
• Spinnaker S2 Runner – 2019
• Spinnaker
• Spinnaker S0
• Spinnaker S1.5
• Spinnaker S2
• Spinnaker S2 Heavy
• Code 0 Olimpi Sails
• Storm trysail
• Spitfire
• Racing Sails wardrobe stock:
• Jib extra light Velman
• Gennaker A2 top mast Olimpic Sails
• Gennaker A1.5 top mast Olimpic Sails
• Gennaker A1 top mast
• Jib “Last hope”

General:
• Stainless steel pulpit and pushpits with guardwire stanchions and twin guardwires
• Boat’s cradle

SAFTEY EQUIPMENT:

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

Viewing arrangements

Adriatic Sea, Italy

Available to view strictly by appointment

Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
Saturday by prior appointment

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Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

Lead Broker: Michele Antonini – Grabau International (Italia)
Tel: +39 333 74 89 281
Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com

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