This Condor40 Trimaran sold in September 2013

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The Condor40 was  under professional maintenance contract and this webpage provides us and the  buyer all the information on the boats components and service requirements.
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The Condor 40 is one of the most beautiful boats to ever sail the seven seas, and the fastest production sailboat ever built, with a average cruising speed in the double digits she is  not shy to exceed the 20 knots mark . The futuristic Condor 40 racing multihulls were built in Annapolis, Md. from 1985 to 1991. The boat was designed to OSTAR Class III specifications and therefore, was set up so one person could sail it if need be. Only twenty-one were built, making them a rare boat. This one was set up for fast offshore cruising and racing - holding here to a minimalistic weight as the initial designer intended it ...

Condor 40 at anchor - for sale 75.000,-US$ 9569435150

General :

Hull number : 16 - originally named  "La Perla Negra"
Year build : 1989 Hull ID# : DOM40016J889
Condor Designer: Phil Heriting and Mick Price  Builder: Condor Ltd. In Eastport
LOA: 41 ft 7 in  Beam: 28 ft 2 in  LWL: 36 ft 0 in  Maximum Draft: 1 ft 10 in  Displacement: 6000 lbs  Bridge Clearance: 54 ft 9 in
These dimensions provided a very fast and safe sailing machine ...the draw backs were limited to engine shaft / propeller and high loads on the rudder under elevated speeds

Engine/Fuel Type:

Single diesel recessed in floor  at CoG ( photo : ) of vessel ..
The location of the engine is optimal for sailing just a pain for general maintenance as recessed in the floor and not acessible for general routine service.

Accommodations :

Step down thru main hull companionway find full galley to port ( photo : )
and good size nav station for full size charts with table top storage to starboard. ( photo : )
6'8" X 46" settees with storage below port ( photo : and starboard.( photo :

Froward step down to open storage bay / skinny V-breth. ( photo : )
The Head is located aft of the companionway steps. ( photo : )

Hulls and Deck
Condor 40 Trimaran was constructed with all hand laid fiberglass using vinyl-ester resin over end grain balsa core.
The design is open with mesh trampolines between the main hull and the outer Ama Hulls.
( photo : as well as : )
The cross member Akas are also constructed of fiberglass. ( photo: )
Inspection and access ports are found in the Main Hull, Akas (connecting supports) and Amas (outer hulls).
The Main Hull is 12' max beam and provides ample space in the cockpit as seen at ( photo:
The accommodations are only found in the Main Hull.
A vertical retracting centerboard provides a draft of 7'6" when down and shoal draft of only 1'10" when up. ( photo: )

Sails & Rig

150 Genoa on roller furling ( in good condition)
Fully Battened Main with Lazy Jacks 2 reef points activated from cockpit.( in good condition)
Rig is a 7/8 sloop rig with an ISOMAT fixed, deck stepped double jumper, double spreader, heavy wall aluminum mast and boom. Standing rigging is stainless steel with swagged terminal fittings. Examined / repaired 2007 .

Strong Track slide system installed in mast to ease hoisting the main.
Six winches: 2 Lewmar # 40ST's; 2 Lewmar # 43 ST's; 2 Lewmar # 52ST's.;

Running Back Stays 4:1 , Travelar system 5:1.

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