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Ortac, Beneteau 40.7

Trip Details

Creator peter anthonyView
Type Charter
Start date 16th Jan 2020
Finish date 24th Jan 2020
Destination - A Barbados
Destination - B Barbados

The 2020 Barbados Sailing Week is now the 'Race Series' and promises again to be a great event with a unique mixture of ocean sailing, racing and an unbeatable Bajan welcome.

A Bruce Farr design, the Beneteau 40.7 is a real delight to steer upwind with little more than fingertip inputs required from the helmsman to keep her moving easily through the waves. They are fast and sleek with an impressive racing sail wardrobe.

The cockpit is big enough to race, yet compact enough for family cruising. Deep enough for security yet wide enough for efficient trimming. Expansive enough for a big crew yet small enough not to impinge on interior space.

The side benches are wide and comfortable to sit on while the sculpted side decks provide useful and comfortable sitting space while healing. The winches are well sized and effectively placed for efficient trimming.

Similarly the fractional rig looks and feels secure with all the real sailing control coming via a hydraulic backstay. Carefully configured to bend the mast and tighten the jib luff in unison this is about as simple as it gets.

Oh … and then there are the famous parties sponsored by Mount Gay themselves

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Trip Boat

Name Ortac
Total Berths 10
Home Port Cowes, UK
Model First 40.7
Coded Yes
Area Category --