1986 Custom Rob Humphries 3/4 Tonner

Phuket, Thailand

$30,000

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Madame Butterfly was built in 1986 as a 3/4 Tonner designed by Rob Humphries. She was 3rd in the world championships when she was named Decosol. Madame Butterfly has done 10 Kings Cups, 5 x 1st, 2 x 2nd, 2x 3rd and a 4th. She has also done 5 Race Weeks, 1 x 1st, 3 x 2nd and an 8th (retired due to breakages).

The carbon / kevlar hull was stripped and redesigned with all new appendages and was in essence new in 2006 by Rocket Yachts. She had a new keel and rudder by Hugh Wellbourne. The rig was renewed and sail area was increased by 12% upwind and 35 % downwind for the light conditions in SE Asia. She had a completely new deck layout.

Despite being known for her devastating light airs performance she won IRC 2 in the latest K.C. in 20 + knots of wind and was 1st in 8 out of 11 races with 3 2nd places despite being the smallest boat in the class. She contains 4 berths and one Jabsco flushing toilet. She has new no.1 and 3 jibs, a decent main and multiple spinnakers.

Broker’s comment

For a custom racing yacht at a very affordable price and with a race winning pedigree you cannot do much better than this.

Basic Info
Price: $30,000
Make: Custom
Model: Rob Humphries 3/4 Tonner
Year: 1986
Condition: Used
Construction: Composite

1986 Custom Rob Humphries 3/4 Tonner

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