The Class 40 GryphonSolo2 is a proven offshore performer, having recently completed a solo circumnavigation and now ready for the next challenge. The Cat Zero Akilaria RC2 was designed by Marc Lombard to go offshore quickly and safely. The 2014 Atlantic Cup winner is a great all-around upwind and downwind performer, but is exceptionally fast reaching. The boat went through a compete refit in 2015 and is ready to go around the bouys or around the world again. Fully equipped- $260,000 USD- Lying Portland, Maine USA.
CE Certification: Category A, ISAF Category Zero
Stainless steel pulpit in bow, 2 stainless steel lateral pushpits in stern, a central pushpit in stern, double stainless steel lifelines all the way around, supported by 4 SS stanchions on each side. Stanchions are SS tapered at the top with a support leg. A Lewmar lP54 survey hatch is fitted on the transom. Life lines pad-eyes in cockpit.
Central tiller with telescopic Spinlock tiller extension. The mainsheet traveler is fitted on a transverse composite support. The steering positions are recessed into the deck to optimize ergonomics. Foot chocks on the cockpit floor provide footholds during maneuvers. The cockpit is self-draining. A central winch and clutch island sits between the two companionway doors, with storage below. 4 custom line bags hold winch handles and sheets/ halyards.
Two Sofoscoop type n’2 amidships bring water in and remove water from the ballast system via the Rule electric fill pump (spare included). There are two ballast tanks forward of the mast bulkhead which carry 250 L per side and there are two tanks just aft of the companionway bulkhead which carry up to 500 L, for a total capacity of 750 L per side, which weighs about 1,600 pounds per side. Each ballast tank is fitted with a clear watertight inspection port and a vent to the deck. Ballast gate opening systems are bulkhead mounted and large diameter piping allows water transfer athwartships.
Mast, boom and bowsprit are autoclave prepreg carbon made by Lorima. Mast has two sets of aluminum spreaders. Mast is deck-stepped and sits on an anodized aluminum plate. Mast was re-painted in 2015. The bowsprit articulates via control lines led to the cockpit.
Rod standing rigging by Navtec. The forestay and inner forestay are Future Fibres PBO - Running backstays are Dynex Dux- all new in 2015. Karver furlers for Solent jib and mobile furler for sprit- new 2015.
Winches- The 3 primary cockpit winches port and starboard and on the central winch island are Harken R60ST- 3 speed. The 2 running backstay winches and mast winch are Harken R46.2 STA 2 speed. All deck blocks, sheaves and rings are Harken or Antal. Clutches are Spinlock and SS pad-eyes are Wichard.
System developed by JP3- central tiller on false stock and bearings, transmission to the rudder by aluminum rudder bars with ball and socket joints. 49MM diameter rudder stocks in F16PH. The two rudders hang beneath the boat and the rudder stocks are mounted on auto-aligning JP3 rudder bearings.
The keel is made of high modulus steel and the lead bulb was manufactured by the foundry Lemer. The fin is finished off in the yard with PVC foam, fiberglass and epoxy to a very fair pattern. Keel was removed- checked and re-installed in 2015.
Nanni 3 cylinder, 29 HP diesel w/ a Twin Disc SD-20 SailDrive. Many spare parts (water pump, starter motor, filters, injector etc.) Engine panel in main cabin- starboard side. Spinlock gear lever mounted on starboard side aft in cockpit. 22 gallon Vetus diesel fuel tank mounted under cockpit floor. Propeller is Gori Racing folding twin-blade.
Balmar 100 amp alternator to charge an Optima 50Amp engine battery
Balmar 150 amp alternator to charge 3- 120 AH gel cell batteries
12V electrical panel with breaker switches mounted on central nav pod- battery switches mounted below nav table
12V socket outlet
LED Hella red/white light with dimmer mounted in main cabin roof, another Hella LED in the forepeak and waterproof LED lights on switches in the engine room and aft compartments
LED Nav lights on bow pulpit, LED white light on aft central pushpit, LED 3 color Nav lights on the masthead - all in conformance with racing rules
LED deck light and steaming light on the forward side of the mast
B&G H3000 System- Depth, Boatspeed (two paddle-wheels), 2 GPS, 2 masthead wind wands, Zeus combination chartplotter and Simrad 2KW radar display, Lenovo lap-top running Adrena routing software and email software, Iridium sat phone, , Iridium Pilot satellite dome and communications system- voice and email interfaced with lap-top, 2 complete auto pilot systems (2 ACP’s, 2 rams, 2 Halcyon ACP gyro-compass, with switch to change from port to starboard), 3 AP control units (2 in cockpit, I in cabin), 1 remote AP control, Thrane & Thrane Sailor Inmarsat C communications system, ICOM M304 VHF, Katadyn 40E watermaker, 4 solar panels on cabin top.
The original inventory of 9 sails came from North France in 2011. A second inventory of 6 sails was purchased from Doyle Sailmakers in 2015.
1. Mainsail- 2015 Doyle Stratis Carbon/Technora-grey taffetta
2. Mainsail- 2011 North France 3DL High Roach FB Racing
3. Mainsail- 2011 North France Dacron delivery sail
4. Solent jib 2014 North R.I. 3DL- 3 vertical battens
5. Solent jib 2011 North France Dacron delivery sail
6. Staysail 2015 Doyle Stratis Carbon/Technora-grey taffetta
7. Staysail 2011 North France Tri-Radial Norlam
8. Staysail 2011 North France Dacron delivery sail
9. A2 Kite 2015 Doyle Superkote 90/130
10. A3 Gennaker 2011 North France Mylar Norlam-taffetta one side
11. Code Zero 2015 Doyle Masthead, overlapping, Pen 12/6
12. A5 gennaker 2015 Doyle Fractional, multi purpose, CZ 60HP
13. A6 Kite 2011 North France Heavy fractional-Superkote 250/150
14. ORC # 4 Jib 2011 North France Cross cut-10.4 oz dacron
15. Storm jib 2011 North France Cross cut-10.4 oz dacron
Included are mainsail cover, staysail deck bag, Solent sock for UV protection when furled on forestay, ATN sock for A2 Kite, ATN sock for A6 Kite , all sails in bags
Double companionway doors. One stair step on each side for easy entry and exit. Central chart table with vertical 180’ revolving electronic panel, 3 chart table seating positions. Central galley with stainless steel sink, fresh water pump and JetBoil burner, longitudinal hand rails on each side of coach roof. 1 bunk each port and starboard with lee cloths and cushions, 2 Hella fans, LED overhead light. 2 small Lewmar opening hatches on coach roof for ventilation.
1 lee cloth port and starboard for gear storage by water ballast tanks. Huge storage area or double berth in forepeak with cushions and central divider cloth. Lewmar LP60 hatch opens to foredeck. Battery storage in closed locker just forward of the mast bulkhead. Longitudinal hand rails on each side of coach roof. Iridium Pilot satellite dome mounted forward of mast on a shelf. Mast lighting and wind wand selector panel box mounted on mast bulkhead.
Just aft of the companionway doors is a large storage are on each side. Starboard side has the watermaker and ballast pump mounted on the floor. Port side has the B&G ACP auto-pilot control boxes mounted on the bulkhead. Further aft, there are large storage areas in port and starboard aft corners of the boat. The aft lazarette area has the steering gear, which is divide by a watertight bulkhead to a small area where the auto-pilot gear rams are mounted on the ceiling. Further forward, there is a Vetus 80 liter/ 22 gallon fiberglass diesel tank.
Vetus 40 liter/ 12 gallon water tank mounted on centerline beneath cockpit with water hose to main galley sink. Katadyn Watermaker is plumbed to feed tank.
Manual bilge pump system with a long hose coiled in the stern which can reach to the bow and can be pumped from either the cockpit or inside the cabin.
One anodized steel frame cradle with two padded splashes that hold the boat with the keel on or off. Cradle can be broken down for shipping.
1- 25 lb/ 16 kilo CQR anchor with 50’ of 5/16 (8mm) chain and 150’ of rode. 1- 17 lb/8 kilo Fortress anchor with 50’ of 5/16 chain and 150’ of rode. Fenders and dock lines.