McConaghy Boats AC40 for sale

Factory, China

Listed price $2,778,000 USD

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McConaghy Boats AC40
Used sail boat for sale
£2,455,139 GBP | Listed price $2,778,000 USD
Length overall
12.19 metres
Carbon Fibre hull
Factory, China

About this McConaghy Boats AC40


Introducing the AC40 - The Opportunity to FLY.

Ancasta Race Boats, in conjunction with Emirates Team New Zealand and McConaghy boats are extremely proud to launch the new AC40, which for the first time in our sports history, brings Americas Cup technology to the private owner.

In the past 6 years, the foiling world for monohull yachts has changed beyond recognition.
Gone are the days where foiling was just a concept, a dream and wild idea - Foiling is here and its here to stay!

This all-new AC40 is now the tangible option that gives private owners a real taste of high-speed America's Cup level performance.

As the Worlds desire for speed continues to increase, sailing is finally starting to move with the times and this is no more apparent than in the America's Cup arena, where 20 years ago yachts would struggle to break speeds into double figures........ Now the technology has caught up, its possible to fly at double or even triple the speed of wind and once you experience that - your opinions of foiling will forever be changed!

With 8 AC40 yachts already sold to current America's Cup teams, we will shortly see the performance first hand.
ETNZ and McConaghy boats have already had huge expressions of interest for further sales of the AC40, whereby it is the intention to form a new ONE DESIGN class, racing in these hugely exciting yachts, at some iconic sailing venues.

Early discussion also indicates the possibility of an event being hosted during the 2024 AC event in Barcelona, which could be a once in a lifetime opportunity to passionate, private owners who love our sport.

Quite simply, there is no better time to join the foiling revolution and there is no better opportunity than the AC40.



Mast and Rigging - Southern Spars Supplied

Carbon composite D section spar, with single spreader.

Allocation for twin skinned mainsail.

High modulus construction with 250 x 394mm section.

Estimated shell weight 81kg.

D Spar to have a mechanically fastened joint at the mid height, to allow for easy shipment.

D Spar to be a raw Carbon PTFE moulded finish, expect in secondary bonding areas, where Armourbond epoxy sealer will be installed.

Mainsail tracks are extruded Alu section.

Sail maker to supply required hardware for sail connection.

Mainsail locked using ETNZ Ti hooks.

Cap, lower and head stay tangs are drop in style, ETNZ designed, CNC machined.

Single male moulded rotating spreader.

Spreader shells to be double tapered. Machined titanium end fittings.

Standing Rigging all Future Fibres EC3.

SS New Zealand to supply complete set of standing rigging.

2 Cap shrouds, 2 lower shrouds, 1 x headstay

Class Rule

Strict One-Design racing, using identically supplied equipment

40ft flat rack shipping cradle

Hard stand cradle.

Battery charging equipment

Full running rigging package

$10,000 USD Provision for communications package, once OD circuit established


Twin, canting T foils

Steel foil wings and flaps

Carbon composite foil arms

Single rudder with T foil and flaps.


Steel-carbon composite raking T rudder

Cable steering system

Twin helm positions

Control systems

Full hydraulic control from Cariboni

ETNZ Electronic PLC system with Auto-flight pilot

ETNZ Instrumentation system

IMU wind wand and ride height sensor

Presenting the AC40, a scaled AC-75 foiling day racer, designed by Emirates Team New Zealand and built in conjunction with McConaghy Boats.

With self-tacking headsails and battery power to replace grinders, the yacht is sailed by 4 crew - 2 helms and 2 trimmers.

Most usefully an autopilot control system maintains stable flight.

LOA - 11.8m

Beam - 3.38m

Draft at dock - 3.5m

Displacement - 2000kg approximately

Hull construction

Carbon with honeycomb cores through hull and deck structure.

Twin crew cockpits

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Additional Accommodation Details

Sail package included in package.

3 sail configurations for OD class racing.



3Di Raw construction

Two complete membranes

Helix structures

C-Tech batten package

Custom hardware supplied as standard.



3Di Raw construction

Helix structure

C-Tech batten package

North CL clew board

Zipper luff system.



3Di Raw construction

Helix structure

C-Tech batten package

North CL clew board

Zipper luff system.



3Di Raw construction

Helix structure

C-Tech batten package

North CL clew board

Zipper luff system.

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Ancasta Ancasta Raceboats

Port Hamble Satchell Lane Hamble
SO31 4QD
United Kingdom
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