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Farr® 520 dimensions

LOA 15.85m 52.0ft
LWL 13.87m 45.5ft
Beam 4.44m 14.57ft
Draft 3.25m 10.66ft
Disp 9700kg 21340lb
Ballast 5082kg 11206lb

I 20.55m 67.42ft
J 6.12m 20.10ft
P 21.71m 71.23ft
E 7.49m 24.5ft
A Sail area 250m2



Carbon and epoxy composite, post cured
Low density ‘Super light’ balsa in high load areas forward
Corecell foam: Various densities
Epoxy coated and faired SG iron keel fin and lead bulb
Composite structural frame for rig/keel loads


Deck painted with linear polyurethane paint
Deck may be one color or two tone
Topsides painted with linear polyurethane paint to owner’s colour
Double bootstripe is standard (if ordered before molding)
Bottom faired and primed in barrier coat epoxy ready to sand and paint
Foils are epoxy coated
Teak and Holly cabin sole w/ non-skid
Two keel viewing windows in hull
Propeller viewing window in hull
Rudder viewing window in hull
Life raft storage in cockpit floor


Diesel engine: Yanmar 4JH3-C3 Turbo Diesel 56 HP
Yanmar saildrive
Dual alternators: 115 AH & 55 AH
Two blade geared folding Briski prop 161/2" dia.
Fuel tank: 60-gallon aluminum
Fuel filter and water separator Racor 500 (or equal)
Morse throttle and clutch control


Carbon rudder and stock
Custom carbon fibre radial drive quadrant
Custom rudder bearings upper and lower
Emergency tiller: Aluminum
Custom carbon fiber wheels port and starboard 1120mm dia
Dual steering chain/ vectran
Steering compasses 51/2" dia: Suunto B/F 135, 1- port, 1- stb, with covers


Custom carbon rig: Fractional
2 sets carbon spreaders, swept aft
Custom adjustable mast step
Winch handles: 10" double grip lock in (4)
10’ single grip (2)
Carbon boom
Carbon Bowsprit pole stored in bow channel
Rod rigging Navtec Series 500
Rigging Screws OYS Riggarna type - Forestay Navtec open body
Tuff luff headstay size 3007
Multi-function hydraulic panel w/ 2-speed pump at main trimmer
Vang: Hydraulic cylinder


12-volt DC distribution panel
Battery condition meter
Circuit breakers of appropriate amperage
Ampmeter, Voltmeter
Main battery switch: Battery 1, Battery 2
Engine start switch (1)
– Ship service: 2 (each) X 4D 180-amp hour sealed gel
– Engine start: 1 (each) X M27MF 90 amp hour
– Emergency crossover switch house batteries to engine start
– 55 amps for engine battery
– 115 amps for ship service battery
ORC approved running lights
Red and white dome lights for General illumination
Dome lights and spot lights throughout
12-volt DC outlets throughout


Primary winches: 2 X Harken 3 speed B64-STA
Mainsheet winches: 2 X Harken 2 speed self-tailing B56-STA
Halyard winches: 2 X Harken 2 speed self-tailing B53.2STA
Lifelines: Upper and lower 1 X 19 S/S wire
Stainless steel bow stern rail and stanchions
Spinlock clutch XX0812 for center, main, and wing halyards
Spinlock rope clutches for control
Hydraulic outhaul and vang
Mainsheet traveler 8:1 led under deck to trimmer
Jib inhaul: Multi part lead to cabin winch
Hatches and ventilation:
– Foredeck hatch (1) Low profile
– Opening ports (6) Low profile
Outhaul: Hydraulic cylinder (in boom)
Harken Black Magic blocks used on hi-load systems
Harken small boat blocks used for control lines
Harken CRX track used on jib and traveler tracks
All appropriate blocks and hardware for above


Main halyard (1) 2:1 Double Vectrus or equivalent
Center halyard (1) Double Vectrus or equivalent
Spinn halyard (2) Double Vectrus or equivalent
Mainsheet (1) 2:1 Spect-set or equivalent
Jib sheet (2) Spect-set II w/press lock or equivalent
Spinn sheet (2) Spect-set II w/SS shackle or equivalent
Trav. control (1) Dacron or equivalent
Cunningham (1) STA-set X LITE or equivalent
Jib car tackle (2) Aramid or equivalent
Jib inhaul (2) Spectron or equivalent


Anchor roller
Midship cleats
Swim ladder
Cockpit cushions
Electric winches:
– Primaries
– Mainsheet
– Halyards
220-volt Genset 4KW
220-volt shore supply system
Battery charger
Push-button vang release at steering station
Harken furling gear
Pedestal drive for primary winches
Carbon spinnaker pole including topping lift and guys
Spinnaker pole track with 3:1 lift
Lockers aft on cockpit floor
Choice of interior trim


Water tanks: 2 bladders - 40 gallons each
Hot/Cold pressure water system
6-gallon water heater
Double galley sink
Vanity sink in head (1)
Shower in head and on stern
Manual bilge pumps:
– Diaphragm below deck – Whale gusher 10 GPM
– Diaphragm pump in cockpit - Whale gusher 10 GPM
Electric 12-volt DC bilge pump below deck
Marine head Raritan Crown Head II Electric with Lectra/San
Treatment system
Flush seacocks on all openings below DWL
Stove: Broadwater Cutter 2 Burners, oven and infra-red grill
12-volt fridge with pump out


Choice of interior style from 3 colour ranges
Lacquered units with accent trim throughout
Central saloon with large settee to port with removable headlining panels
Galley amidships with cold box and choice of cooking options
Navigation table to port
2 double berths aft with pipecot option
Double stateroom forward with dressing table, sofa and ensuite with separate shower.
Day head aft
Halogen lighting throughout


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