It is both a stronger and lighter boat than its forebears with an epoxy hull of E-glass strategically positioned for strength and weight optimisation, with an integrated carbon frame supporting a long iron fin keel
and streamlined T-bulb keel.
SPECIFICATIONS Huzar 28CR PRICE Euro 86,500 for fin keel
, Ex Europe + T, D&C charges LOA 8.
There are two choices of cast iron keel, either short and long draft, but as most Australian owners will buy a First 35 for its competitive spirit, the longer 2,20 m, 1,670 kg deep fin keel
is likely to be the most common keel specification for the Aussie boats delivered.
She is a medium displacement yacht with a fin keel
and separate rudder behind a full skeg.
The Reichel-Pugh designed yacht is very fast for its length due to its powerful sail plan and stiff characteristics brought about by its generous T-bulb fin keel
, which has a ballast of 2,500 kilograms.