Designed in 2000 by Farr Yacht Design and built by Green Marine, of Lymington in 2001.
Currently, based at the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, where she has been professionally maintained and sailed for the last few years, by Pindar Sailing. The vessel is currently unbranded and has a new name Al Aqrab, Arabic for “The Scorpion”.
Previously, Volvo 60 Assa Abloy was skippered by Neal MacDonald to a closely fought second place, winning three of the legs - including leg 3; the 2001 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
Hull Material Kevlar, female moulded boat.
Engine Volvo 48 HP
Water ballast engine Volvo 18 hp
Sails Near New Doyle Stratis: Main, Jib and Gennaker with sock
Carbon Rig with upgraded rod and tip cups to larger size than original spec
Lewmar Deck package with carbon Grinding pedestals
New Life rafts for 12 pax
Safety equipment current
Original layout with no change to race configuration
Boat has its own cradle
Please contact either:
Joe Hall - Farr Yacht Sales Europe
M: +44 7774 138777
Bill O'Malley - Farr Yacht Sales America
M: +1 410-703-9058
Please contact Farr Yacht Sales at 410 267 6550
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This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.