VSA 45

IRC Racer targeting breezy inshore venues or offshores

This proposal for a high performance IRC Racer was developed to reflect the conditions in a windy venue, where inshore racing will usually be over 10kn and probably over 15kn regularly, along with a large wave pattern, and regular offshore racing. The design theme centres on balancing weight vs. stability and achieving that through the right balance of stability from vcg and hull beam. The waves and wind strength favour carbon both for increased hull stiffness to resist flexing and to reduce the pitching inertias of a heavier glass structure, while on deck those conditions encourage a simple, robust deck layout, with the possiblity of a coachroof version.

Project Data
Share This:

Related ProjectsYou might also be interested in these

80′ Racer Cruiser

Our experience racing and winning in big boat fleets in the Med in recent years with boats like

IRC Racer-Cruiser 100

Developed as a ‘pocket’ high performance superyacht, these sketches for an experienced

IRC 77′

This quick outline develops our very successful 62′ SuperNikka for an owner thinking of a

IRC Offshore 56

Developed in response to a request from a very experienced racing team, this proposal for a

IRC 45

This proposal offers in a single hull shape a higher performance configuration for a top end race

55′ Racer Cruiser Proposal

The brief for this 55’ offshore capable Racer/Cruiser encouraged a simple interior to be fitted in

Landmark 44

Our 2006 Landmark 43 design has been a success story, a good looking Racer-Cruiser with true dual

72′ High Performance Cruiser

Drawn for people whose idea of fun cruising is chartering a Volvo 70, this high performance design

60′ IRC Racer / Daysailer

A stylish racer suitable for shorthanded daysailing. A competitive 60′ IRC Racer has to be

E

Next generation powerboat focusing on Styling and Economy The 28′ performance powerboat

VSA 45

IRC Racer targeting breezy inshore venues or offshores This proposal for a high performance IRC

Sporty Daysailer With a Classic Twist

This project is to produce a piece of high performance eye candy that will reflect and embellish her