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Rainbow, a passion for innovation

Equiplite worked close together with Dykstra and partners Yacht designer and Blue Water Yachting in the person of Cees Rem to customize deck set up for the new J-CLASS Rainbow.

Dykstra & Partners Naval Architects where chosen to give Rainbow a new life. A repeat client, the former owner of Windrose of Amsterdam, showed his trust in the Dykstra team to be the Naval Architects and designers for this new J-Class yacht. The 46 meter schooner Windrose Amsterdam set the Trans Atlantic schooner record at 10,5 days in 2005 [some professional crew was Gerard Dijkstra Navigator, Cees Rem Main trimmer, Lourens Poorter, bowman and steering] , the previous record of 12 days was set by Charley Barr with Atlantic in 1905

Supplied by Holland Jachtbouw:

- NEW type block UPSTAND Snatch block
   [moveable 25-78-10SB-VHL ]
- Equiplite™ UPSTAND™ Systems

- Allround deck hardware
- Spinnaker blocks
- Flying runner blocks [TrrbRB-VHi]

Runner rigging:
- Jib Connectors
- Staysail Halyard Swivel connecter
  with a build-in Southern Spars Lock slug
- Gennaker Halyard swivels

Technical data

LOA 40 m
LOD 40 m
LWL 27.10 m
BEAM 6.37 m
Rig type Sloop
Upwind 950 m2
Running 1500 m2
Hull Aluminium
Superstructure     Mahogany
Spars Carbon
Draft 4.80 m
Airdraft 53.66 m
Displacement Aproxx. 175 tons

Holland Jachtbouw

Dykstra & Partners Naval

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