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Technical

CAPRICORN F18 SPECS


CONSTRUCTION

  • Vinylester vacuumed – 10mm / 12mm Airex PVC core
  • Multiaxial and longitudinal uni glass laminate
  • Gelcoat finish ( performance grey )
  • A comprehensive internal structure providing the super stiff hulls

 

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 2013 F18 Capricorn Catamaran model designed by Martin Fischer

CENTREBOARDS

Clear carbon resin finish eliminating the chipping and cracking usually associated with gelcoat finished boards.
These boards are made in Australia by PSA in custom made presses.

RUDDER BLADES

Clear carbon resin finish over a PVC vacuumed laminate.

These boards are made in Australia by PSA in custom made presses.

STEERING

PSA have partnered with Sea Sure to design and produce what we believe is the best Ackerman steering system available in the market today. Together with our  “Martin Fischer designed” rudder blades that have been crafted to sit under the boat, you have an incredible feel through the helm that adds to the sensation of the new Capricorn F18.

RIGGING

  • Stay masters standard on all masts
  • Adjustable calibrated forestay
  • Adjustable jib luff

 

Boat Length 5.52m
Boat Width 2.60m
Mast Length 9.15m
Mainsail Area 17.00m2
Jib Area 4.15m2
Spinnaker Area 21.00m2

Your new Capricorn is compliant with the international F18 class rules and has factory supplied certification for hulls and sails.
All boats are supplied with the ISAF plaque, individual sail number / boat number is based on the ISAF plaque.

 

 

TUNING YOUR NEW CAPRICORN F18

MAST RAKE

Light Air : 5 on forestay / 5 on shrouds
Mid Air : 3 – 4 on forestay / 6 – 7 on shrouds
Heavy Air : 3 on forestay / 7 – 8 on shrouds

Spreader Rake : 45 – 65 on rake ( 5mm = 1 turn )

Diamond Tension : 38 – 42 on Loo’s guage