Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Hull Shape: Other
LOA: 41 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 9 ft 10 in
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Sail drive
Safety equipment up to ISAF CAT 4.
30 hp Yanmar diesel engine with Sail Drive..
2 Blade Folding Propeller
Spinlock flush throttle control
40 Litre rigid plastic fuel tank
Red/white cabin lighting in saloon, galley, head and navigation areas
12 volt DC 16 switch panel
Battery isolator/selection switches battery switches house + engine start
2 x House Batteries
1 x Engine Battery
Navigation Lights mounted on pulpit and pushpit low down for windage.
Secondary bilge pump below decks, with automatic float switch.
LED strip lighting throughout - 4 strips
Electric fore hatch compressor, with pressure sensor - Upgrade
Push button controls for fore hatch seal, above and below decks
Freshwater hand pump at galley sink
Manual Toilet (plumbed)
2 x Manual Bilge
2 x 50L Freshwater Bladders
Harken Deck Gear Package
5 x Spinlock Jammers with custom organisers
Foredeck toe rails moulded to deck to ORC Standards
Cockpit Clipping Points and Jackstay Points
4 x Dinghy hatches in cockpit sides for rope stowage
Surfboard plugs on shear line for bow netting - low windage.
Upgrade to carbon stantions, push pits and pul pits - 6kg weight saving.
Soft Pad eyes instead of folding pad eyes where ever possible
Custom Foot chock on cockpit sole
Padeyes for liferaft lashing (x4)
Hydraulic system upgrade - hand pulley and dump valve install
McConaghy custom sliding forehatch, with pnumatic seal to waterproof. (Offshore)
Additional Inshore forward hatch with neoprene gasket
Custom deck grip from Raptor.
Vang Purchase system led aft under deck to control box behind traveller
Outhaul led underdeck to control box
Main cunningham led underdeck to control box
Main traveller lead forward to control box
Spinnaker Tack Lines lead aft underdeck to pit winch
Spinnaker Sheets led forward underdeck to primary winch
Halyards led under deck
Jib up/down led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches
Jib inhaler led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches
Jib Tack led aft to cockpit sides under primary winches
Autoclaved prepreg carbon rudder stock
Corecell foam cored carbon skin rudder blade
Autoclaved Carbon Fibre Tiller and Spinlock Tiller Extension
JP3 Upper and Lower self aligning rudder bearings
Black Gloss painted finish
Below DWL black gloss finish
Stainless Steel 1/19 wire lifelines
Carbon Fibre Life Line Rollers and End Fittings (3 Sections Port and Starboard, from Pulpit)
Harken Pro-traveller system, with waterproofing.
Upgrade to casting of Steel fin with new pattern and mould.
A3 Steel fin keel templates for reference.
Custom made stainless inserts in stantions for dyneema lifelines.
Stay sail under deck furler with watertight box
Bilge pump covers below decks.
Custom Calibration marks on side decks, for tacking/gybing angles
1 x Sink
2 Burner gimballed racing stove (gas)
4 x Pipe cots - aluminium
Engine Box with integrated steps
Satin white from companionway to mast bulkhead, peel ply finish fore and aft
2 x Additional pipe cots for offshore (6 in total)
Custom deck covers and canvas work by SO31
3 x foam block fenders (black)
Cockpit floor covers
Instrument bracket cover.
Side deck covers
Transom mesh guard
Custom pit bag.
Custom made McConaghy hard stand cradle, which can be lowered for shipping.
Use of fully fitted 40ft container in Hamble Yacht Services, for period of 9 months.
Built by McConaghy Boats and launched June 2016.
Ker 40+ Hull #3 - Grand Prix Specification
Carbon Fibre/Foam/Epoxy, with pre-preg upgrade to accurately control build weight.
New mk2 IRC keel design from Jason Ker, for improved lane holding in FAST 40 fleet.
Steel keel fin replaces original Iron fin design.
More accurate weight control for bulb casting.
Ker 40+ has been designed and built in accordance with requirements of ISO 12215 Category A
DVN/GL Approval (Germanischer Lloyd)
Construction - Ker 40+ Grand Prix
Hull and Deck constructed from prep-preg carbon/epoxy/foam sandwich.
Additional reinforcements for deck fittings and other highly loaded areas.
Internal structure pre-preg carbon/epoxy/foam sandwich.
A focus on weight saving and waterproofing were the two main targets for the build of Magnum 4 compared to other Ker 40+ builds. This target was achieved.
Magnum 4 has a 2016 Southern Spars, High Modulus, grand prix mast and boom arrangement.
P = 17.100 m
I = 16.575 m
J = 4.930 m
E = 5.670 m
BAS = 1.705 m
RM @ 1º = 2,062 kgm
RM @ 30º = 6,911 kgm
½ CPW V1 = 1.700 m
½ CPW D1 = 1.700 m
2 Spreader Sets, Keel Stepped
Section Size 243 mm x 121 mm, Tapered
Tube Length 20.020m *
Approximate Bare Tube Weight 68.5 kg
Southern Spars, two spreader Mast - High modulus upgrade - 22kg weight saving.
Southern Spars Boom - High modulus upgrade - 9kg weight saving.
Custom Instrument Bracket
Main Halyard Lock - cassette
Masthead Code 0 lock - cassette
Jib Halyard Lock - cassette
Carbon C6 Forestay
Carbon C6 standing rigging
Carbon C6 running backstays
Southern Spars mast step
Locking bullets 2 sets
Internal Tangs for Southern Spars rig
Gorilla headstay foil for use with EC6 Forestay
Titanium Spreader Bar - upgrade - 3kg saving
Addition of second reef in boom - upgrade - offshore capability
Deck chock aft control facility
Carbon Gas vang
Reefing constrictor in boom - upgrade - offshore capability
Jib Taco (cunningham slider)
Headstay strop - custom from TT Rigging.
Tylaska T8 for jib taco.
Matt black painted finish.
SEPT 2016 - Upgraded runner mounting in mast tube.
Integrated deflector system for backstay and headstay control.
Max working forestay load - 5100kg
Custom magic wheel from Diverse Yachts to control deflector system.
Custom control system with exit on deck.
Adjustable head stay arrangement, with use of Harken hydraulic system.
Custom install to allow for on deck control, but with no ugly pump handle showing.
Release valve by primary winches.
Custom arrangement allowing jib taco to move with head stay.
Complete running rigging package for inshore and offshore, including clips or soft loop arrangements.
2 x jib sheets - inshore
2 x Jib sheets - offshore
2 x spin sheets - inshore 7mm
2 x spin sheets - offshore 9mm
3 x runner tails - Technora/PBO blend
2 x mainsheets
1 x tackline
1 x 2:1 tackline for MHO.
Spinnaker staysail sheets
Genoa staysail sheets
Tweaker system for MHO trimming.
Assorted spares and stock sheet replacements.
Upgraded running back stay setup, with 4:1 purchase and mixture of Harken 100 and 75mm blocks.
Halyard locks with trip lines for Main Halyard, Jib halyard and 1 x Masthead spin halyard.
Other halyards are finished with Technora/Poly blend from Marlow/Maffioli.
Vang control led aft, with exit on deck.
Autoclaved carbon fibre bowsprit
Bobstay - Nitronic
Custom pig-nose arrangement, with integrated 2:1 dead end point.
Aug 2016 - compression strength upgrade.
Clear gloss with sprayed grip finish on upper face.
Easily removable for transportation.
Custom Lewmar winch and pedestal system - supplied and installed by Diverse Yachts UK.
LEWMAR - 60/3GPST BK ROLLER SB CF WINCH - PRIMARIES x 2
LEWMAR - 50GPST BK AL WINCH - MAINSHEET x 2
LEWMAR - 50 GPST BK AL WINCH - PIT x 1
LEWMAR - 50ST EVO RACE+ ALLOY BLACK WINCH - RUNNER x 2
LEWMAR - PEDESTAL SYSTEM INCLUDING CUSTOM DIVERSE TAKE DOWN STRING DROP SYSTEM OFF PRIMARY WINCHES.
SPINNAKER TAKE DOWN SYSTEM INCL DRUM & ROLLER UNDER THE FORE HATCH
NON HYDRAULIC, CUSTOM DEFLECTOR SYSTEM FROM DIVERSE YACHTS.
LEWMAR - 250 ONE TOUCH POWER GRIP WINCH HANDLE x 5.
3 x button control system, with custom clutches on gearboxes to engage primary winches and string drop systems.
Clutches - All from SPINLOCK, with mixture of XX and XTS installed.
Upgraded innards to cope with high loads from tack lines and MH halyards.
Custom McConaghy installed constrictor system for under deck spinnaker sheets, meaning a completely clear deck.
Custom McConaghy installed constrictor system for 'locked' halyard, saving 4kg weight.
Electronics - Custom package supplied and installed by Diverse Yachts UK.
1.00 H5000,BASE PACK,PERFORMANCE INCL GRAPHIC DISPLAY
2.00 SAILMON - SMVIIP 7" PORTRAIT DISPLAY - MAST DISPLAYS.
1.00 SAILMON - SBOXC CONTROL BOX/ACCESS POINT
1.00 SAILMON CABLES
1.00 H5000,GRAPHIC DISPLAY
2.00 H5000 ANALOGUE EXPANSION
1.00 AIRMAR DT800,PLASTIC,2M CABL,NO SPD CONNECTION
1.00 H5000,3D MOTION SENSOR
1.00 VMHU 1050mm
1.00 MAST LOOM (VHF, WIND BRAIDED, LARSEN ANTENNA)
1.00 H5000/H3000 SPEED SENSOR PLASTIC FLANGED
1.00 VHF MARINE RADIO,
1.00 GPS ANTENNA B&G ZG100 MODULE PACK
1.00 VESPER XB8000 AIS WITH WIFI
1.00 AIS - GPS ANTENNA
1.00 VESPER ANTENNA SPLITTER
1.00 H5000 SERIAL EXPANSION
1.00 HGSC for ACP Pilot
1.00 FORESTAY LOADPIN 8417 ISS A
1.00 HYBRID LOADCELL AMPLIFIER
1.00 SM2-25 STRINGPOT (Forestay)
1.00 SM2-25 STRINGPOT (Rudder Sensor)
1.00 Panasonic FZ-M1 Computer
1.00 FZ-M1 Charger 12v
1.00 EXPEDITION SOFTWARE
1.00 BULLET WAP & ETHERNET SWITCH
1.00 C-MAP CHART (WIDE AREA)
1.00 INSTALLATION ACCESSORIES
1.00 N2K CABLING
Install by Diverse Yachts in UK to GP specification.
Flush through-hull fittings.
Upgrade to allow for bulb mounted speed paddle wheel.
All sails from North UK.
Data noted in April 2017.
2 inshore regattas completed since figures quoted.
Code: Raw 870 - M-A
% quality: 95
Code: Offshore Mainsail - OM-A
% Quality: 100
Code: Raw 870 - J-1A
% Quality: 95
Code: Raw 870 - J-2A
% Quality: 92
Code: Raw 870 - J-3A
% Quality: 97
Code: 3DL - J-4A
% Quality: 100
Code: Genoa Staysail - GS-A
% Quality 100
Code: Spinnaker Staysail - SS-A
% Quality: 98
Code: Code Zero -CZ-A
% Quality: 98
% Quality: 95
% Quality: 92
% Quality: 95
Harken under deck furler, with furling line led aft to behind runner winch.
Karver GS Furling unit, with furling line.
Karver MHO Furling unit, with Custom cable from Maffioli.
Spare rod, flush mounted bobstay.
Custom carbon and epoxy battens throughout.
North Sails tuning guide.