Firefly 850 Sport - Twin Sharks

This is your chance to own the Winner of 2009 Kings Cup Regatta, Asia’s most prestigious regatta. Click here to see the video She is well maintained with no expense spared to keep her in tip top racing condition. Twin Sharks is part of a fleet of 9 one design racers designed by Mark Pescott and built in Phuket by Latitude 8 Yachts and has scored many race wins in the Langkawi Regatta, Phuket Race Week and Phuket Multi Hull Regatta. Perfect for an individual owner, syndicate or club. She is raced with a crew of 4 or 5 but can be handled with less. If you want to keep the boat in Phuket the skipper and crew can join an active sailing community with keen racers and a friendly yacht club. Plus boats are cheap to maintain and store in Phuket and the Thai hospitality is legendary. They have some of the finest warm water sailing in the World. Phang Nga bay, Phi Phi Islands, Krabi and much more is on your doorstep. Sailing is all year round and as Twin Sharks has three berths she can be used for camp style cruising in local waters. Got a business or club to promote? Firefly’s are the perfect platform to advertise. Their colourful paint jobs and exciting speed make them a favourite with the media.

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The price is a snip at 1.8 million baht (Aug 2010 - about US$56400)

Internaly there are 4 single berths, one in each corner. There is a marine toilet in the starboard hull. The hulls are basically stripped out for racing but there are built in shelves for storage and a built in ice box. There is a battery and portable solar panel for recharging the instruments (Raymarine tridata).

Sail Inventory - Racing Sails
Mainsail: GM Sails D4 membrane sail with 2 reef points Dec 2008
Jibs: No1 GM Sails D4 membrane sail used twice June 2008
No2 Rolly Tasker radial mylar Dec 2006
Spinnakers: No 1 Pryde .75oz nylon Dec 2007
No 2 Rolly Tasker 1.5oz nylon Dec 2006

Other Sails
Mainsails: Rolly Tasker mylar / tafata radial cut with 2 reefs Dec 2006
Rolly Tasker Dacron main with 3 reefs Jan 2007
Jibs: GM Sails D4 membrane damaged but usable Dec 2008
Rolly Tasker mylar / tafata radial cut Dec 2006
Rolly Tasker Dacron Jan 2007
Spinnaker: Rolly Tasker 1.5oz Nylon Dec 2006

Deck Gear
Standard Harken deck gear with 6:1 mainsheet and 4 x Harken 16 Alloy winches
All sheet ropes, braces and halyards
Outboard: 6hp Tohatsu 4-stroke long shaft. Flushed with fresh water after each regatta and serviced regularly.

Electrics and Electronics
2 x 14 amp batteries
2 x Raymarine tridata
2 x 4 gang switchboards
2 x cabin lights
2 x compasses with lights
VHF handheld radio
Ronstan emergency Navigation Lights

Other Equipment
10kg Danforth with 8 met 5/16” chain and 40 metres of warp
2 x 1kg Fire Extinguishers
5 x life Jackets
5 x harnesses
Tool Kit
First Aid Kit

4 x large single bunks with cushions
Marine Toilet
2 x built-in ice boxes

Race Record
Dec 2006 Phuket Kings Cup Regatta 2nd Place
Jan 2007 Langkawi International Regatta 3rd Place
Feb 2007 Phang Nga Bay Regatta 3rd Place
June 2007 Phuket Race Week 2nd Place
Dec 2007 Phuket Kings Cup Regatta 7th Place
Jan 2008 Langkawi International Regatta 2nd Place
Jan 2008 Phang Nga Bay Regatta 3rd Place
June 2008 Phuket Multihull Challenge 2nd Place
June 2008 Phuket Race Week 4th Place
Dec 2008 Phuket Kings Cup Regatta 3rd Place
Jan 2009 Phang Nga Bay Regatta 2nd Place
Dec 2009 Phuket Kings Cup Regatta 1st Place

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