The RAKA class, the same length as the TANGAROA, is a Slim-Line ship. Originally designed for George Payne who wanted a boat that he could enter in local club races in the Bristol Channel and stand a chance of winning.
He won several.
|Length Overall:||36'||10.97 m|
|Beam overall:||19'||5.80 m|
|Waterline length:||30'||9.14 m|
|Loading capacity:||1 - 1.5 tons|
|Working sail area:||415 sqft||38.6 sqm|
|Max. sail area:||627 sqft||58.3 sqm|
|Building Time Estimate:||1600 hours|