Used Kelsall Tango 32 Trimaran For Sale


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Yacht Name Volantis
Year Built / Model Year 1979
L.O.A 34'00"
Model Kelsall Tango 32
Builder Keith Burrage
USD($) Price $39,000
Location Toms River, New Jersey
Beam 24'00"
Draft Min/Max 2'10"/5'03"
Displacement 5800 Lbs.
Mast Hgt. Off Water 44'00" Ft.
Engine(s) Ducati Air Cooled 11 HP Inboard Diesel
Berths 4
Heads 1
Fuel Capacity 8 Gallons
Fresh Water Capacity 20 Gallons
Mast Hgt. Off Deck 39 Ft.
Mainsail Area 280 Sq. Ft.
Genoa Area 300 Sq. Ft.
Jib Area 260 Sq. Ft
Spinnaker Area 850 Sq. Ft.
Total Sail Area 580 Sq. Ft.
Classification Trimaran
Designer Derek Kelsall

Layout & Accomodations:
Forward cabin; contains galley to port with sink, stove with oven, large work top & ample storage. Chart table to starboard with full size chart storage under. Wet locker to starboard. Two settees & two pilot berths outboard - 6'3" headroom in salon & 5'10" forward. Aft cabin; contains double berth with ample storage & 6'0" headroom.

Electronics & Navigation:
Depth sounder
VDO Sumlog
Sestral compass
Nautech Autopilot Model 1000, operating directly from the rudderhead.

Mechanical & Electrical:
1979 Ducati Air Cooled Diesel 11 HP Inboard Motor with folding prop, streamlined strut with a 28 Amp. Bosch dyno-start.
Gas tank is 8 gallon stainless steel with a water separator filter.
Engine overhauled in 1986.

Electric circuits are controlled by a 6 circuit fused distribution panel,
lighting includes masthead tricolor light, anchor light, foredeck and cabin lights.
Two new marine batteries with a new isolator switch.

Deck & Hulls:
Hulls & decks are constructed of Airex foam cored unidirectional fiberglass reinforced polyester in male molds. The underwater surfaces have been protected with Interprotect 2000F barrier coat and VC Offshore anti-fouling paint. The two crossbeams are plywood box beams with molded fairings & interior inspection ports. The amas have 150% buoyancy and have hatches giving access to 10 Ft. long central storage areas & have water tight bulkheads forward & aft. She has a single 125 lb. hollow steel centerboard in the main hull. Volantis is an open-wing design with trampolines which were recently replaced. A recent marine survey is available. No major defects were reported.

Sails & Rig:
Volantis is a masthead cutter rig with a deck stepped Kemp single spreader mast. The aluminum boom is equipped with internal reefing sheaves, jammers & a 4-1 internal outhaul. Standing rigging is type 316 S/S with Norseman lower terminal fittings, Gibb T-Ball terminals steel/bronze turnbuckles. She has a split back stay with adjuster, four internal rope halyards which lead to the cockpit & full spinnaker gear included. Mainsail is 280 Sq. Ft. dacron 8/5 oz (1986), good condition, roller furling genoa 120% laminate 260 Sa. Ft. (1997), good condition, 850 Sq. Ft. Spinnaker with furling sock, radial head, blue, yellow & dark blue (1985), good condition. Several other sails included rarely used.

Volantis is a fast, elegant, strong & relatively spacious offshore cruising/racing Tango 32 trimaran designed by Derek Kelsall & built by Keith Burrage, Yealm, England. She took 2nd overall in both the 1980 & 1981 Crystal Trophy races & 1st overall & 1st in the cruising class in the 1987 Great Ocean Race. These have been her only races. Maximum sustained speed to date has been 18 knots. She is a thoroughly ocean tested multihull, having sailed 20,000 nautical miles & completed an Atlantic crossing. She has been constantly upgraded by her current owner, who has sailed her on the East Coast. Volantis would be a good choice for a performance minded sailor looking for a very attractive ocean-going multihull with seaman-like cruising accomodations.

Details are thought to be reliable but are not guaranteed. 
Offer subject to change, prior sale and tax when applicable.
1999 2Hulls, Inc

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