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Class 40 VPLP Clak 40
- Make Class 40
- Model VPLP Clak 40
- Year 2021
- LOA 40ft/12m
- Class Performance Sail
- Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
- Keel Fin Keel
- Engine Single Diesel
- Ancasta Ref 40751
- Name Influence #171
OverviewBuilt by Multiplast, ‘Influence’ is a fantastic example of a VPLP Clak 40. This high performance and reliable boat has been campaigned in 2022 in Les 1000 milles des Sables and went on to achieve a 1 st in the Round Ireland Race. With the ubiquitous scow bow this boat has been designed to perform fast and efficiently on all points of sail. She has three separate ballast tanks per side to optimise trim and with the mast stepped behind the keel this allows for excellent balance and control from the lifting twin rudders.
Designer: VPLP Clak40
Lying: St Malo, France
Sails: North Sails
Built by Multiplast, ‘Influence’ is a fantastic example of a VPLP Clak 40, designed by VPLP.
This high performing and reliable boat has been campaigned in 2022 in Les 1000 milles des Sables and went on to achieve a 1st in the Round Ireland Race.
With the ubiquitous scow bow this boat has been designed to perform fast and efficiently on all points of sail.
She has three separate ballast tanks per side to optimise trim and with the mast stepped behind the keel this allows for excellent balance and control from the lifting twin rudders.
This Clak40 is the only generation of Class40 that meets the European accident keel crash requirements and has been designed to be sailed safely in any weather and sea. ‘Influence’ has been maintained by 2 full time professional personnel and has been equipped and maintained to the highest standards with no expense spared. She comes with a comprehensive and detailed inventory including new Z Spars carbon rigging, new engine and new North Sails. She will be available for purchase post Route du Rhum.
Spars & Rigging
Carbon Mast (2 spreaders) and boom by Z-spar custom shape
Fittings by Karver
PBO forestay and backstays
Running Rigging by Amare Dyneema SK99
Mainsail track by Antal
Bob stay unidirectional sk99
J1 swivel 7tons by Karver
Locks from Karver for: code0/fractional sails/ J2/J3
J1 Furler Karver carbon with high load swivel
Code0 furler Karver carbon with lock
J2/J3 furler Karver carbon with lock
Sails by North Sails all new 2022
Main 3di raw with C-Tech carbon battens
Jib 3Di RAW Furler with vertical battens
J2 3Di RAW + anti torsion cable in PBO + vertical battens
J3 fluoro dacron + anti torsion cable PBO
FRO 3Di + anti torsion cable PBO
A2 with sock
A5 with sock
A6 with sock
J1 cover by North Sails
Main Cover by North Sails
Lazy jack + lazy bag by North sails
3D system for jib sheets
5 x primary Karver Winches with 4 speeds
Constrictor rope clutches
2 twin Autopilot Madintec fully upgraded
2 rams linear drive Raymarine
2 masthead units B&G
1 Remote control Madintec
5 displays B&G
1 Vulcan B&G Plotter
1 B&G radar
Satellite by Thalos + Oceanbox
1 Toughbook Panasonic
Bags internal and external by Outils-Oceans
Custom canvas for stacking
1 AGM engine battery
Victron battery monitor
4 solar panels + regulators
2 AGM deep cycles batteries
Optimised ballast system (3 x tanks per side)
All safety equipment Category A, new 2022
This boat is centrally listed by another broker – please enquire to find out more.