The Vintage 43 day-sailer...

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The Vintage 43 day-sailer...


She’s the latest creation from Belfast, Maine-based Stephens Waring Yacht Design for Italian-American company Rivolta Yachts, which is normally associated with motorboat offerings.


Belfast, Maine-based Stephens Waring Yacht Design’s latest creation is soon to launch. She’s the gloriously-retro Vintage 43, commissioned by diversified Florida-based Italian-America company Rivolta Yacht, which is more normally associated with motorboats. She has a 75hp Yanmar saildrive, lift-keel, carbon mast and swept-back spreaders that eliminates the need for a backstay and allows a big-roach main.

Basic Spec - Rivolta 43 Vintage...
LOA: 13.38m (43ft 11in)
LWL: 10.51m (34ft 6in)
Max Beam: 3.96m (13ft)
Draught (Lift Keel): 1.06m-1.83m (3ft 6in/6ft)
Ballast: 2,540kg (5,600lbs)
Sail Area: 86.2m² (927ft²)
Auxiliary Power: 75hp (56kW) Yanmar 4JH4 saildrive
Displacement (Half Load): 7,847kg (17,300lbs)

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