250,000 Tax Paid | Rome Italy


  • Make MELGES
  • Model 40
  • Year 2016
  • LOA 40ft/12m
  • Class Performance Sail
  • Hull Carbon Fibre
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Ancasta Ref 35735


"VITAMINA" is a professionally run and maintained Melges 40 that has been raced under ORCi after its life in the One Design format,
Hull #1 from PCT, she has a huge amount of attention to detail in the build and an exciting inventory to get you going on the race track.

Simply HUGE bang for buck with these boats and her VAT paid status, makes it a very exciting, turn-key option for a serious campaigner.

A full carbon boat, canting keel, Southern Spars rig and Harken pedestal package........ Whats not to love!



MELGES 40 - One Design Hull #1.

LOA 11.994 m
LWL 11.10 m
Beam 3.53 m
Displacement - Lightship 3250 kg
Draft 3.20 m
Crew (680 kg) 9
Engine 20 hp
Fuel Capacity 40 l
Keel Fin Weight 100 kg
Bulb Weight 1100 kg
Canting Keel Angle 45 degrees
RM @ 25 Degrees 6510 kg.m

ORCi - 462.1

Spars & Rigging

Two piece mast for easy transport
High modulus Southern Spars carbon rig
Two (2) spreaders
Twin backstay
ECthree Composite rigging
Deflector control by PCT magic wheel
Adjustable internal hydraulic mast jack
Double mast head halyards
Jib halyard lock
Main halyard lock

Southern Spars carbon boom
Retractable centerline carbon bowsprit

Sail Inventory

Sails are all from the Quantum racing loft;
Full set of racing sails (mainsail, J1, J2, J3, J4, A1, A2, A4)

In addition an ORC mainsail, training J2, J3 still in great condition, training A2.


Cariboni designed and engineered canting keel system
Single ram with double acting cylinder
24 Volt 4500w hydraulic power pack
15 to 20 second full throw canting time
Cariboni PLC 4-point control system with buttons and remote

Keel and foil package CFD optimized
All foils constructed carbon composites
6-axis-CNC milled Bulb
Twin rudder and carbon tiller

Two (2) HARKEN 65.3 Grand Prix 3 speed
Two (2) HARKEN 50.2 performa 2 speed
Two (2) HARKEN 50.2 performa 2 speed
One (1) HARKEN 46 performa 2 speed
One (1) MX AIR pedestal ( 6 gears )
All sail controls adjustable Harken deck hardware
Traveler control driven by PCT magic wheel
Spinlock jammers

20ft storage container included in the price.


20hp Lombardini diesel engine
PCT retractable propulsion system with three bladed prop Spinlock flush throttle control
40 l (10.6 gal) rigid plastic fuel tank Fuel filter and water separator
Water lock
Teleflex throttle control mechanism
12v service battery
12v DC electrical panel, 6 position with circuit breakers/isolator/selection switch

• Complete boat, ready for racing on one design and ORC/IRC race cat3/4
• All small hardware parts and dedicate screw and fitting
• Tiller extension + spare (brand new)
• 4 Orca bilge pomp + 2 spare (brand new)
• Ropes and halyards (full racing sets + spare)
• Safety and Emergency kit for One design and Cat 3 and 4 isaf, (included 180n life jackets (#10) with spray hood, anchors,nav light, fix vhf, manual bilge pomp…)
• Spare winch parts
• Spare service batteries
• Try sails and storm jib
• Life lines

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