Longboard (Riptide 35)

Congratulations Team Longboard!

Vic-Maui International Yacht Race 2014
"Longboard Roars Across the Finishing Line to Claim Line Honours"
Round the County 2014, 1st in Division & Overall
Round the County Wrapup..."

For updates and pictures, check out the team website on

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High-Performance, Water-Ballasted
Designed with a powerful hull shape for blistering speeds on the race course, and with an efficient water-ballast system so it can be sailed with a small crew consisting of only those needed to control the boat.

Ultra-Light Carbon
Lightweight structure achieved using the latest composite technologies including carbon fiber, toughened epoxy resins, and modern foam and honeycomb cores. Advanced construction techniques are used to increase accuracy and efficiency including high-precision CNC machining.

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Comfortable Interior
Smart interior arrangement for family cruising with standing headroom, functional galley, and enclosed head.

Advanced Options

Achieve unparalleled performance using leading-edge designs and technologies including a tubercle rudder, lithium battery system, and retractible drive unit.

Unmatched Collaboration
Longboard is a new Riptide 35 MKII that came about through the collaboration with Paul Bieker, a renown designer and engineer celebrated for his fast designs and leadership on Oracle Team USA.
Race Results:
  Vic-Maui International Yacht Race
Line Honors, 1st in Div. A & Overall
  Swiftsure Lightship Classic
1st in Div. & Overall
  Round the County Race
1st in Div. & Overall

  Southern Straits Race (Long Course)
1st in Div. 2 & Overall
  Swiftsure Cape Flattery (Unlimited Race)
1st in Div. 2

...more the team website.
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Principal Characteristics (more details):
Fairbody Length: 10.72 m (35.2’)
Waterline Length: 9.88 m (32.4’)
Beam Overall: 3.43 m (11.3’)
Beam at DWL: 2.45 m (8.04’)
Draft: 2.63 m (8.63’)
Displacement, lightship: 2,349 kg (5,168#)
Fixed Ballast: 1,168 kg (2,570#)
Water Ballast (per side): 560 kg (1,232#)
Mast Height above water: 16.7 m (54.8’)
Mainsail Area: 50 sq m (540 sq ft)
Jib Area: 34 sq m (367 sq ft)
Aprox Spinnaker Area: 125 sq m (1,350 sq ft)
Displacement/Length Ratio: 69
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