Overview STIG is hull #4 of the Melges 40.
Originally conceived as an all out, One-Design racer, this boat has found a second calling under ORC, whilst of course still having the ability to race under class rules.
Designed by Botin Partners Naval Architecture and built by Premier Marine Composites from full carbon, this boat is nothing short of first class……
With some subtle re-moding, she could be a giant killer, particularly at this price point!
The structure is fully optimized for minimum weight and maximum stiffness.
State-of-the-art FEA design tools have been utilized to optimize the layouts, laminate specs and details
Designed and built in accordance to ISO structural regulations to Class B with plan approval by Germanischer Lloyd Weight is constantly monitored and recorded by the build team throughout the build process.
Composite female tooling milled utilizing 5 axis CNC machine in order to govern the minimum a strict one design class The hull, deck & internals are constructed from epoxy infused carbon fibre and foam core. Gel coat (White standard) hull and deck, non-skid areas painted Cockpit floor foam Seadeck.
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
ENGINE & ELECTRICAL
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
Teleflex throttle control mechanism
12v service battery
12v DC electrical panel, 6 position with circuit breakers/isolator/selection switch
Smart regulator, oil pressure sensor, battery sensor, spike protector and duo charge
Horizontal cradle-on, cradle-off