Custom Volvo 70 McConaghy Boats (2007) for sale in , Italy

£281,821 GBP
Listed price €329,000 EURGet a foreign exchange quote


Green Dragon is a highly sophisticated Volvo 70 race yacht available for sale. Built in 2007 by renowned builder MC Conaghy Boats with naval architecture by Reichel Pugh, Green Dragon is an all-rounder yacht with unique features such as a retrofitted Saildrive to replace the original retractable shaft, no hydraulic trimming, and carbon composite hull & superstructure. Fitted out with rig by Southern Spars and sails by 3DL & 4T, the yacht has excellent performance for serious racing, race charter, and cruising. Accomodations include a single flame cocker, electric head, two fridges, electric water cattle, Nespresso machine, and toaster, with 12 bunks total. Harken winches, batteries, and electronics complete her. Green Dragon is currently located in Vigo, Spain, and is an ideal departure and arrival place for Atlantic crossings.

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Custom Volvo 70 McConaghy Boats
New sail boat for sale
£281,821 GBP | Listed price €329,000 EURGet a foreign exchange quote
Length overall
21.50 metres
5.70 metres
, Italy

About this Custom Volvo 70 McConaghy Boats


General Builder : MC CONAGHY BOATS Naval architect : REICHEL PUGH Type : VOLVO 70 Year : 2007 – some new interior accommodation in 2015/2016 Flag : Austria Displacement : 14.50 tons GREEN DRAGON is the most perfect Volvo 70 Class boat to combine serious racing, race charter, cruising and conversion project.Special features make her outstanding from most other Volvo 70: With her cockpit layout with the additional pair of traveller winches she is the best choice for large pro-am crews. a retrofitted Saildrive is replacing the original retractable shaft and makes the boat a lot safer and reliable in harbour and safety maneuvers no hydraulic trimming is a big plus when being operated by pro-am crews Recent Results:- Winner of Heineken Regatta 2018- Line honours in 2021 RORC Transat Race and current race record holder- Line honours in 2021 Gotland Runt Construction In 2016 the underwatership was completley stripped down to the original hull filler and built up a new system with Veneziani's Speedy Carbonium. hull : Carbon composite superstructure : Carbon composite deck : Carbon composite Keel : canting keel with hydraulic rams Dagger boards : 2 (+ 2 spares) Green Dragon competed in the 2008/09 Volvo Ocean Race. It was the first participation of skipper Ian Walker who later won the Volvo Ovean Race in the first edition of the Volvo 65 class with Abu Dhabi. Green Dragon is a very good overall performer and has a sweet spot in reaching. Current home base is Vigo in Spain, an excellent strategic place located half way between North Europe and the Med as well as being an ideal departure and arrival place for Atlantic crossings.



•Canting keel with hydraulic rams
•2 Dagger boards
•twin rudders


•Southern Spars carbon mast new in 2019
•Carbon boom with lazy jack system
•EC6 Carbon lateral rigging
•EC6 Carbon runners (3 pairs)
•EC6 Carbon forestay


Sail area

• Max sail area upwind: 525m² (Mainsail+Code-0)
•Max sail area downwind: 900m² approx. (Mainsail+Gennaker+J4+GSS)
•Mainsail max.: 175m²
•Code-0 max.: 350m²
•Genoa 1 max. 200m²
•Gennaker max.: 500m²

Sails inventory

•Main 3Di cars on track
•Code 0 3Di furled
•G1 Genoa 1 3DL hanks on the forestay
•G2 Genoa 2 3Di hanks on the forestay
•G4 Genoa 4 4T furled
•G5 Genoa 5 3DL hanks on J5 stay
•SJ Storm Jib Spectra hanks on J5
•TS Trysail Spectra cars on main track
•A1 Gennaker Nylon free flying
•A2 Gennaker Nylon free flying
•A3 Gennaker Cuben Fibre furled
•A4 Gennaker Nylon free flying
•A9 Gennaker Cuben Fibre furled


  • Gimbaled single flame cocker
  • Electric head
  • 2 fridges
  • Electric water cattle, Nespresso machine and toaster
  • 12 bunks

Deck and Cockpit

Harken winches:
•2 x 1111 Primary with 2 pedestal2
•1 x 990 Main with 1 pedestal
•2 x 990 Runners
•4 x 65 Halyards
•2 x 65 Traveller
•2 Dagger Boards
•2 x Furlers: 1 x Carver 12t, 1 x Facnor 6t


  • Batteries Service Batteries 14 x Optima YT S 4,2 55Ah (new in 2016)
  • Start Battery 2 x 12V (new in Oct 2015)
  • Service Batteries 14 x Optima YT S 4,2 55Ah (new in 2016)
  • Start Battery 2 x 12V (new in Oct 2015)
  • Additional 24V/140A Alternator on Main Engine with Balmar Charger Controller
  • Sinus Inverter 2kW
  • Charger 24V 30A Sterling Power
  • Monitoring Systems for Batteries


  • 75 HP VOLVO PENTA D2-75 - approx. 1,600h (March 2016)
  • VOLVO PENTA Saildrive 150S transmission
  • 3 blades VOLVO PENTA folding propeller
  • Generator VOLVO PENTA D1-30


  • 2 Life Rafts 16 persons each (serviced in October 2015, next service in October 2018)
  • 20 Life Jackets with lifelines (new in 2015)
  • 2 Jon buoys (serviced in Jan 2016), one of them includes AIS
  • Jackstays (new)
  • 2 Floating Flash lights
  • EPIRB (new)
  • Flares (Parachute, Hand Flares, Orange Smoke Pots)
  • Anchor Ball
  • Motor Cone
  • 2 Fog Horns plus Spare Can
  • 3 Fire Extinguishers (new)
  • Fire Blanket
  • Search light
  • Emergency Nav. Lights

Electronics and Navigational Gear

•B&G WTP2 processor
•5 x B&G 20/20 Mast displays + several MFD displays
•2 x B&G Zeus² 7 plotters at helm
•2 x B&G Vulcan 5 plotters
•B&G 4G Radar
•VHF + Navtex
•Furuno GPS
•Barograph electronic
•AIS Transponder + Antenna splitter
•Raymarine Autopilot



  • Boarding ladder (telescopic, new on board but not fitted yet)
  • Rope bags (original ones repaired + a completely new set made Jan 2016 to be fitted)
  • Covers for pedestal and winches (new in Jan 2016)
  • Boom cover (new in Jan 2016)

Hardware and Tools:

  • Bag with deck equipment (soft shackles, loops, blocks, etc.)
  • Toolbox with var. hand tools for hardware jobs
  • Toolbox with var. hand tools and bits & pieces for electric jobs
  • Toolbox with var. hand tools and bits & pieces for electronic jobs
  • Toolbox with var. bits & pieces for plumbing jobs
  • Box with var. electric tools (drill, lamp, hot air gun) and cables & spares
  • Box with var. bits & spares for rigging jobs
  • Box with var. hardware bits & spares, tapes, sealants
  • Box with var. lubricants, cleaners, etc.
  • Box with var. thinners, paints and tools for paintjobs
  • Several Diesel 20 litres Canister
  • Boathook
  • Bowman Chair
  • Climbing Harness

Container (located in Galway, Ireland) :

  • Boat Cradle (dismounted)
  • Spare Rudder
  • Spare Dagger Boards
  • Satellite Systems, some Media Hardware, Wireless Cams, etc.
  • Loads of sails
  • Spares for winches, rigging, deck hardware
  • Carbon spares
  • Sail bags
  • Covers

Anchors :

  • 30 kg stainless BRUCE anchor
  • 2nd FORTRESS aluminium anchor
  • Wrap approx. 60 m
  • Anchor Lead Rope 50m (new)


130 L spare plastic tank


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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