MELGES IC37 | 2019

180,000 Tax Not Paid | Hamble United Kingdom

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  • Make MELGES
  • Model IC37
  • Year 2019
  • LOA 37ft/11m
  • Class Performance Sail
  • Hull Foam Core Epoxy
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 4
  • Ancasta Ref 33922
  • Name ICY


Introducing "ICY", the Melges IC37 designed by Mark Mills.
This mid-sized, all rounder is a highly capable racing yacht with a proven track record in One Design class racing, IRC, ORCi or ORR and has an awful lot to offer the discerning racer.

The thought process for the IC37 was always to put the power back into the hands of the owner, on a platform that offers that big boat feel, but with a design that is easy to maintain and doesn't require huge owner and crew input, particularly financially.
The IC37 fills a gap in the market for those sailors that are looking for fun, fast sailing, with potent rating performance, but most importantly, ease of use…………. Welcome to the IC37.

In her first two seasons ICY achieved a huge amount of success, with Cowes Week class victory overall, as well as sister ships winning under ORCi and ORR in the USA.
ICY is sold with two keels, a fully race tuned sail wardrobe from North Sails and presents exceptionally well.

Quite simply a huge amount of boat on offer at this price point and she can be prepared for shipment as a term of the sale.





LOA 37.06 ft 11.30 m
LWL 33.95 ft 10.35 m
BEAM 11.97 ft 3.65 m
DRAFT 8.20 ft 2.60 m
BALLAST 4,092 lb 1,860 kg
DISPLACEMENT 7,716 lb 3,378 kg

Build: Fibre Mechanics, UK.
Design: Mills Design No.102
CFD and VPP Analysis: KND Sailing Performance
Structural Engineering: SDK Structures
ISO 12215 ISAF Plan Approval
ISO 12217 Category A

Hull, Deck, Interior Grid / Gelcoat Surface
Multiaxial E-glass and uni-directional carbon fiber
Foam core with vacuum wet-preg epoxy resin
Secondary bonds hi-strength structural adhesive

Carbon keel fin with lead bulb
Race faired to class templates – standard
Carbon rudder stock w/ blade faired to templates
Jeffa self-aligning rudder bearings top and bottom
Carbon tiller with an adjustable hiking stick
Twin composite steering wheels – optional
Single point lift padeyes

Upgrades from standard
NEW 2020 IRC keel - new fin and bulb sizing - 2.75m - 100kg weight reduction.
Bowsprit fixed in position - can be returned to retractable.
Pad eye installed and Spinnaker staysail halyard.
New cockpit non-skid foam - 2021 installation.
IRC weight 3378kg
Bulb weight 1348kg.

Notable successes
2019 IRC Racing

1st IRC1 Cowes week
1st overall class 1 royal southern September regatta
1st overall class 1 Hamble winter series.
1st Hamble Big Boat Series

3rd class 1 royal southern June regatta
3rd IRC1 Cowes week
3rd class 1 royal southern September regatta.

Boat has only sailed 3 times since start of 2022 season and has been stored out of the water on her shore cradle.

Spars & Rigging

Southern Spars carbon w/ regatta splice (2-piece) allowing easy transport.
2 sets carbon swept spreaders
Integral mast jack cylinder & hydraulic pump
Aluminum mainsail track for slides or boltrope.
2:1 Main halyard exits below to Spinlock clutch on mast
Provision for 2 jib halyards – 1 halyard standard
Provision for 2 spinnaker halyards – 1 halyard standard

Southern Spars aluminum
16:1 outhaul lead to forward end of boom
Provision for single reef w/ Constrictor Clutch in boom (second reef optional)

Retractable carbon sprit
2:1 In /Out purchase lead to H-280 & H-150 Cams
Single tack-line lead to Spinlock XTS 0610/1C Clutch

S/S rod headstay & shrouds
2 X Dyneema topmast backstays 3:1 to winches
New low stretch runner cables

1 x Main halyard, 2:1 lead to Spinlock rope clutch below deck
1 x Jib halyard standard (2nd option) w/ soft shackle
1 x Spinnaker halyard standard (2nd option) w/ soft shackle
1 x Mainsheet w / provision for continuous lead
2 x Jib sheets with soft shackles
2 x Spinnaker sheets w / soft shackles
1 x Spinnaker tack-line w / soft shackle
1 x Spinnaker retrieving line
2 x Traveller cross-haul 6:1 lead forward to main trimmer
2 x Jib pin stop cars (now upgraded with purchase system to allow adjustment whilst sailing - can be reversed)
2 x Jib lead up / down
1 x Cunningham 6:1 lead to pit
1 x Quick Vang purchase lead aft to centerline of pit
1 x Outhaul, 16:1 lead to forward end of boom
1 x Jib Hobble Lead Aft
1 x Spinnaker Takedown System

Fixed bowsprit with low stretch bobstay and added 2-1 tack line for code zero.
Running rigging package upgraded as required. Full set of rigging with spares supplied.

JIB 376.74 ft² 35 m²
MAINSAIL 522.05 ft² 48.5 m²
SPINNAKER 1,657.64 ft² 154 m²
SAIL AREA UPWIND 924.6 ft² 85.9 m²
SAIL AREA DOWN (EST) 2093.6 ft² 194.5 m²
I 50.68 ft 15.45 m
J 14.39 ft 4.39 m
P 48.51 ft 14.79 m
E 16.40 ft 5.00 m
STL 22.27 ft 6.79 m

Sail Inventory

NEW IN 2021
Square top 3Di mainsail
J1,2,3,4 2021
North Sails A4, A2, A1.5,
Quantum A2 – 2021
Quantum SS

NEW IN 2019
Code 0 2019 (New cable + furler)
3Di J1.5
3Di J2+
3Di Mainsail
A2+ (AP)

2021 sail inventory has only 1 seasons use. Dry stored since.


Winches: Primary 2 x H 46.2PTP
Mainsheet 2 x H 46.2 STP
Pit 1 x H 40.2 STP
Backstay 2 x H 46.2 STP
Handles 4 x H B10HOT S/G
2 x H B8HOT S/G

Traveler track 6:1 cross-haul lead to trimmer
Transverse jib tracks: pin stop w / up/down purchase
3 Rope clutches Spinlock XTS0610/1c (main, jib halyard, tack)
Aluminum jib sheet fairleads
Black stainless steel stanchions and & pulpits
Life lines s/s 1 x 19 wire
Foredeck hatch Lewmar #65 Trapezoidal

Stainless Steel chainplates
1.25 inch molded foredeck toe rail
Recessed plexiglass sliding hatch
Ritchie Venture SR-2 compass – in cockpit face

Yanmar 3YM20CE21 hp Diesel with SD 25 Saildrive
Gori 2- blade folding race prop
Molded 15-gallon fuel tank w/ deck fill
Primary fuel/water filter
Spinlock single lever throttle/clutch control

Additional upgrades from standard
Reeler systems for halyard + sheets
Fly away reeler for dropline.
Aft vang sheet position
Adjustable jib track system installed.

Original OD keel + Bulb
Hardstand cradle supplied with the sale. Ability to reduce to low-mode position.


12 VDC system
125-amp alternator with voltage charge balancer
2 X 12 VDC Group 27 batteries
1 X Dual main battery switch
1 X 30-amp main circuit breaker
1 X Blue Seas 4376 switch panel 6 circuit breakers
L.E.D. Navigation lights
Compass light switched on with Navigation lights
1 X 12 VDC L.E.D. overhead light
5 X L.E.D. AA battery interior lights
2 X 12 VDC / USB charger outlets near switch panel

1 X Manual diaphragm bilge pump – below deck
1 X Electric bilge pump with extended pick up
Raske manual head with integral holding tank
Waste deck pump out
¾” Marelon flush mount seacock seawater intake

Structural carbon reinforced grid
Gelcoat structural bulkheads
2 x Storage / seat modules amidships
Engine box with gas spring steps
Interior hull surfaces epoxy satin clear coat
Under deck surfaces epoxy satin clear coat
Textured composite covering walk surfaces amidships
Flush fasteners – companionway to forward hatch

Additional upgrades from standard;
H5000 B&G system
5 x triton mast displays
2 x cockpit displays
Cyclops load cell for forestay
New vertical wand 2021.

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Purchase Information

Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.

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