Viper (catamaran)

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Viper
Development
Designer Greg Goodall[1]
Year 2007[1]
Boat
Crew 1-2[1]
Draft 0.5 m (1 ft 8 in)[1]
Trapeze 2[1]
Hull
Construction Glass/Epoxy foam sandwich[1] by AHPC[2]
Hull weight 129 kg (284 lb)[1]
LOH 5.0 m (16.4 ft)[1]
Beam 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in)[1]
Sails
Mainsail area 15 m2 (160 sq ft)[1]
Jib / Genoa area 3.7 m2 (40 sq ft)[1]
Spinnaker area 17.5 m2 (188 sq ft)[1]

The Viper is a performance catamaran used for racing it is a one design within the Formula 16 class. It is recognised as a class by the International Sailing Federation.

In early 2012 International Sailing Federation evaluated vessels for the mixed multihull class at the 2016 Olympic Sailing Regatta. The Viper came second out of seven boats evaluated, losing to the Nacra 17.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "ISAF: Viper". archive.org. 2012. Archived from the original on July 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Viper ready to strike at evaluation trials". Viper International Class Association. 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.sailing.org/2012-Mid-Year-Meetings.php

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