The Ker 40 is
an exciting new yacht that has been specifically designed
for higher performance around the racetrack but more
importantly to win races on IRC and ORCi handicap systems.
talented British designer Jason Ker, his designs over the
past ten years have stormed onto the international sailing
scene in no uncertain terms
The new Ker 40
is a fast off shore yacht, with large open cockpit that
makes sail handling and crew work a breeze. The boat is
fitted out with a lightweight interior that complies with
handicap regulations. It is comfortable and practical with a
dedicated nav-station, galley, and ample accommodation.
The rig is
moderate, with a high aspect sail plan, which will ensure
that this boat will perform above its size across all wind
ranges. The spar package is supplied by none other than
world-renowned mast makers Hall Spars. A highly refined,
carbon fibre double spreader rig and carbon boom, this boat
will cater for a wide range of sailing skill and level of
The boat is
easy to sail with less crew numbers, e.g. for short handed
sailing like twilight, or it can be driven hard and sailed
at the highest level.
continues to develop and improve on their winning designs.
With the experience of Americas Cup Technology and a
dedicated team of experts.
With the use
of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) Ker is at the cutting
edge of yacht science. The results speak for themselves.
will be fast across the range, it will be easily driven and
reacts well to gear changes. The stage is set for some truly
fast, exciting and competitive racing. Designed and
constructed to meet ISO structural regulations to Class A
with plan approval by Germanischer Lloyd.