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Seller's Description

LLC OWNED

Bribon is a 2005 Farr designed TransPac 52 built for the King of Spain by Cookson Marine. Purchased by her current owner in late 2021, Bribon has been extensively updated with special attention to speed, rating, handling, performance, and safety. Bribon was ORR optimized with guidance from Greg Stewart, and PHRF SoCal rated. She is Category 1 compliant and ready for her next inshore or offshore adventure!

Prior to 2021, Bribon had many successes including: in 2015 asDestroyershe finishedTranspac 2nd in Division 2, 7th overall, and 1st in the HPR Division. For the 2019 50th anniversary of Transpac BRIBONfinished in 8 days with a 2nd in Division 1 (Subclass 1) and 3rd overall in Division 1 beating all the sleds and other TP52s. In 2019 she finished 1st in Class A in the Newport to Cabo Race and 2nd in Class in the 2018 and 2019 Newport to Ensenada Races. More Race Results are listed further down in the ad… With her full amateur crew, recent success includes podium finishes in San Diego to Puerto Vallarta (2nd ORR 2), Islands Race (3rd ORR B), SoCal 300 (2nd ORR A), Newport to Ensenada (3rd Maxi, 4th overall), Santa Barbara to King Harbor (1st PHRF A, 1st overall), Cabrillo Series (1st ORR A, 1st overall), San Diego to Ensenada (1st ORR A, 1st overall), and Yachting Cup (2nd Class AA).

In 2022, Bribon received a complete bottom overhaul, including a string keel kelp cutter system and sail drive deflector. Bribon also received a sprit extension (to 9m TPS) and custom two tackline snout for both 1:1 and 2:1 application. All hull and bottom paint were removed, bottom and blades faired, and repainted (received latest bottom paint Nov 2023). The mast and boom were also stripped of paint and repainted, and all new internal wiring and antennae, new standing rigging, new halyards and locks, new running backs, new 4:1 backstay system, new Harken head foil (and spare) and the like. The mast track was also replaced with an Antal track for both bolt rope and track luff systems to maximize performance in both inshore and offshore events.

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Specs

Designers
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Builders
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Associations
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# Built
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Hull
Monohull
Keel
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Rudder
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Construction
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Dimensions

Length Overall
52 0 / 15.9 m
Waterline Length
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Beam
14 6 / 4.4 m
Draft
10 3 / 3.1 m
Displacement
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Ballast
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Rig and Sails

Type
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Reported Sail Area
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Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Air Draft
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Engine Hours
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Cabins
1

Calculations

Hull Speed
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Hull Speed

The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.

Formula

Classic hull speed formula:

Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWL

A more accurate formula devised by Dave Gerr in The Propeller Handbook replaces the Speed/Length ratio constant of 1.34 with a calculation based on the Displacement/Length ratio.

Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio.311
Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL

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Classic formula: ?
Sail Area/Displacement
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Sail Area / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.

Formula

SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64)2/3

  • SA: Sail area in square feet, derived by adding the mainsail area to 100% of the foretriangle area (the lateral area above the deck between the mast and the forestay).
  • D: Displacement in pounds.
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<16: under powered
16-20: good performance
>20: high performance
Ballast/Displacement
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Ballast / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.

Formula

Ballast / Displacement * 100

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<40: less stiff, less powerful
>40: stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
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Displacement / Length Ratio

A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.

Formula

D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds.
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet
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<100: ultralight
100-200: light
200-300: moderate
300-400: heavy
>400: very heavy
Comfort Ratio
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Comfort Ratio

This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.

Formula

Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam1.33)

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet
  • LOA: Length overall in feet
  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet
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<20: lightweight racing boat
20-30: coastal cruiser
30-40: moderate bluewater cruising boat
40-50: heavy bluewater boat
>50: extremely heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
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Capsize Screening Formula

This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.

Formula

CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)

  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet
  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
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<2: better suited for ocean passages
>2: better suited for coastal cruising

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