Sunreef 80 Carbon Line Premiere and First Sea Trials
Sunreef Yachts latest launch, the 80 Sunreef Carbon Line, was officially presented at the Hilton Hotel in Gdansk and is now undergoing sea trials before her departure to the South of France for the Cannes Boat Show 2013.
This superb sailing catamaran concept is based on light displacement of 45 tones, performance and speed. It is made of an advanced composite sandwich combining vinylester, PVC foam and carbon/glass fiber, with a carbon mast and boom. Standing rigging with Kevlar and total sail area is 340 m2. Her sleek and sporty exterior line was designed carefully to reduce windage and water resistance.
The yacht is meant for fast sailing with easily reached 15 knots and maximum speeds on sails set for 20+ knots. Main sail and Genoa are made of Vectran while the Gennaker is made of Cuben Fiber, best materials available on the market for performance-oriented cruising yachts.