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40' class 1 racer Psaros 40, 2002
Specifications

Launched in June 2002, this one-design completely fulfilled our expectations: a monohull capable of winning the Bol d'Or on a limited budget, rediscovering the pure pleasure of sailing a high-tech boat that’s also safe and easily manageable. Five units have been built to date, with Tilt winner overall in the monohulls at the Bol d'Or in 2002 and 2004. In 2005 all four top places were taken by the first four boats on the start! (read article)

For more information go to the builder Maxidolphin’s website, the Seahorse magazine article and the Daily Sails report.

Have a ride? Please feel free to phone Jean Psarofaghis direct on + 41 22 752 60 02.

Articles:
01194_article_Seahorse_fev04.pdf (500 Kb)
01194_article_GioVela_Agosto03.pdf (726 Kb)
01194_article_GiornaleBrescia_24giugno05.pdf (375 Kb)
More informations:
www.dacapo-psaros40.de
www.maxidolphin.it
www.dyne.ch
www.even-ag.ch/sailboat_hull.htm
Specifications
  40' class 1 racer "Psaros 40", 2002
hull length : 40' (12.28 m)
beam : 3.38 m
draft : 2.50 m
displacement in measurement trim : 2'700 kg
keel and ballast : bulb of lead 800 kg plus fin of steel 240 kg, hydraulic canting keel
water ballast : 450 litres per side
trapezes : 6
mainsail area : 71.0 m2
maxi genoa : 78.0 m2
solent 100% : 38.0 m2
spinnaker : 270 m2 (asymmetric)
mast height above wl : 19.20 m
mast construction : M40J carbon by Nordic mast
built by : psaros (SUI) and maxi dolphin (ITA)
architecture : seb schmidt
structural engineering : dyne (SUI)
certification : 94/25 CE, design caterory C, module Aa, by Istituto Giordano (ITA)