Yamaha is a Volvo Ocean 60 yacht. She took part in the 1993–94 Whitbread Round the World Race skippered by Ross Field and finished as fastest Volvo Ocean 60 yacht.
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World famous winner of the 1993/94 Whitbread around the world yacht race
Bruce Farr design, Cookson Yards build, Kevlar construction with tall Southern Spars 4 spreader Aluminum mast, 2.5 tons of water ballast, and two Yanmar engines (main engine 4jh2e turbo, aux engine 3jh2e, both recently serviced )
the yacht comes with a large sail inventory, plenty of spares, fully rigged and equipped.
full sail inventory of upwind and downwind sails, 12 bags of mostly North Sails
all winches Lewmar, two grinder pedestals
B&G 690 fully functional, with laptop nav software connected (Expedition)
forward and aft fully enclosed bulkheads make the yacht virtually unsinkable
southern spars mast / boom with Navtec Nitronic rod rigging
spectra/dyneema running rigging in new / like new condition
twin helm with new Suunto compass units
new rudder bearing
Sails and Rigging
Sail Inventory: Sail color condition Main (doyle) - unknown A1a mylar/kevlar A2 blue unknown A6 white unknown A3 white unknown Frac A2 (3/4) blue good J3 mylar/kevlar good J4 mylar/kevlar good J2 mylar/kevlar good Heavy Reacher (100%) mylar/kevlar unknown but looks very good Reacher full size mylar/kevlar light reacher mylar/kevlar very good genoa staysail mylar/kevlar very good safety gear such as life rafts (2x 6 man), emergency rudder, harnesses and life jackets are available for the boat but not included in the sale