ABOUT THE BOAT
|Year Launched Approx||1983|
|Manufacturer / Design||Laurent Giles|
|LOA approx||12.00 m|
|Beam approx||3.40 m|
|Hull Construction Material||Fibreglass|
|Max Speed approx||8 Knots|
|Fuel Capacity approx||680 Litres|
This 12m Laurent Giles Salar 40 launched in 1983 is one of 13 built by Salthouse in NZ. The first of these iconic Laurent Giles designed Salars won the 1966 London Boat of the Show prize and when you view this beauty you will understand why! She is immaculately presented by her current owner and has a pre-purchase survey available for your piece of mind. She has a conventional long keel, a wonderful flare to the bow with that slight chine worked in to the sheer strake, a positive sheer and a long over-hanging transom stern. Add a generous beam which gives good working space on deck and plenty of volume in the cabin and salon are all features which make these yachts in high demand.
The sheltered midships helm position is a huge advantage when blue water cruising with the open-backed dog-house protected by the aft cabin coach-roof. The sloop rig carries a very effective sail area with the wardrobe consisting of Main, No1, No2, Storm Jib and Trysail...