Type of Boat: Sail Boat
Model: Tipan 4.9
Hull Type: Fibreglass
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Total Passenger Capacity: 2
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READY TO SAIL.
Do not contact me unless you are serious and have previous sailing experience (Preferably with cats). This boat is fast, very fast…in fact, on occasion, a white knuckle ride.
Beach Wheels (NO Road Trailer, but I can deliver locally or further afield, at cost)
Spinnaker (Brand new, never used)
Jib (Needs a new zip)
Main Sail with batons (Great condition)
2x Fiberglass steering rods (1 x Long / 1 x short)
Extras (Shackles, rope, tools, etc. Too many to list)
The boat is not brand new and needs some attention (Hence the price). The fiberglass hull has had a couple of minor repairs, very small chips (Only to be expected with use) but is in very good condition. It has a new boom which replaces the old one (Bent during a capsize by the previous owner), copied locally and mate from light stainless steel. The spinnaker boom needs attention (Not copied and remade) I have never needed to use the spinnaker or ever wished to!
Reason for sale: - I don’t have the time to sail and it also scares the S*#T out of me.
The 4.9 meter Taipan was a development of the Mosquito catamaran, lighter than the Hobie 16, and more similar to the A class in hull design. The sail plan had a higher aspect, and it was lighter overall weight than most North American designs. Rigged and ready to sail the 4.9 weighs a minimum of 231 lb (105 kg).One of the foundation boats for the Formula 16 racing class.
• Length 4.95 m (16 ft 2 in)
• Beam 2.34 m (7 ft 8 in)
• Mast (H) 8.5 m (27 ft 9 in)
• Weight Rigged 105 kg (231 lb)
• Sail Area – Main 14 m² (147 ft2)
• Jib 4.2 m² (45 ft2)
• Spinnaker 17.5 m² (188 ft2)
• Crew 1 (cat rigged) or 2 (Sloop Rigged)
• The F16 spec 4.9 has a 2.5 meter beam and a self-tacking jib.
I can deliver this vessel anywhere in Pranburi / Hua Hin or the surrounding area. (No Road Trailer). Extra Cost.