SOLD! - The Hick 40 'Avalanche' is a fast, contemporary IRC inshore and offshore race yacht first launched in 2015. She is available for inspection by appointment at Martha Cove Marina, Safety Beach. Designed and built by Sydney to Hobart Race winning Naval Architect Robert Hick, she features Carbon Mast and Boom, a Carbon asymmetric spinnaker prod, twin wheel steering, Brookes and Gatehouse H5000 electronics with cockpit and mast displays, AIS, Autopilot, Satphone plus Icom HF and VHF radios and more. Her deck and cockpit are laid out for easy boat handling and she features quality deck hardware throughout.
A very comprehensive wardrobe of inshore and offshore sails includes Mainsails, Jibs, Staysails, Jib Top, Spinnakers and Storm Sails with all necessary composite sheets and lines, all dry stored ashore. Weighing in at 6185 Kgs, 'Avalanche' is light, fast and and responsive. Her interior is easy-care race boat minimalist with galley, toilet and adjustable pipe cot berths. Offering an inexpensive way to sail at the sharp end of the fleet, this 2015 built yacht is now keenly priced to sell.
For further information or to arrange inspection at Safety Beach, please call Chris Furey on 0410 551 977 or complete the on-line enquiry form
Mornington Peninsula Region Martha Cove, Safety Beach, Victoria
Robert Hick NA
Hick Marine, Williamstown VIC
40' 4" - 12.30m
Keel / Ballast
Fin keel with modern T Bulb
Fibreglass/GRP with Carbon reinforcement
Glass Sandwich with Carbon Stiffening
Sail Drive leg with folding propeller
Race boat basic with toilet in an otherwise empty forepeak, Galley with stove and sink adjacent to main bulkhead port side, settees and adjustable angle pipe berth sleeping, central under-cockpit Nav station with navigators seat.
L-shaped forward at port side main bulkhead
2 Burner meth spirit stove with griller, gimballed installation
Manual marine toilet
2 anchors with chain and warp
Life rings, Inshore and offshore First Aid kits minus prescription items. Retriever Float MOB system.
Yes, Electric and manual
Inshore kit, current date plus offshore flares. Subject to date expiry.
House and start batteries, switch pnal, navigation and interior lighting. Victron charger power management
Brookes and Gatehouse H 5000 fully integrated performance network with multiple displays in cockpit, on mast stack and at Nav station below decks. Compass.
Offshore mainsail on boom with cover. Older inshore mainsail.
2 x Light Jibs, Medium Jib, Heavy Jib. No 4 & No 5 jibs. Jib Top and Staysail
2 x A2,1 x A4,1 x A5 Assy Spinnakers, 1 x Fractional Code Zero (FRO) on Furler
Storm Jib & Trisail.
Some older sails suitable for deliveries only. Sail repair kit. Assortment of batten sets for mainsails and jibs.
All sails except offshore mainsail are dry-stored ashore.
Mast / Rigging
Keel stepped carbon mast with double aft swept spreaders (Farr 40 OD mast) Newly rigged with S/S Rod in 2015.
Hydraulic mast tensioning jack with shims. Hydraulic backstay tension adjuster
Custom Carbon 'Plank' style boom with cylinder vang, internal reef lines and outhaul.
Custom composite jib and spinnaker sheets and lines, some with Tylaska clips.
Lewmar winches incl 2 x cabin top #44 Halyards & Spinn sheet with speed sheeting lower drums, 2 x #44 Mainsheet, 2 x 3-Speed primaries. 7 Halyard and Control Line clutches. Harken adjustable jib cars, Harken mainsheet system. Jib inhaulers. Removable GRP companionway hatch cowling to keep interior dry at sea.
Winner - Line Honours Melbourne to Stanley 2018,2nd overall IRC, 3rd AMS.
A highly competitive Club racer, easy to sail. NOW SOLD!