Thursday, March 4, 2021
Home Sailing New Carbon Rocket made in Dubai

New Carbon Rocket made in Dubai

Fast at low costs: AEOLOS P30, the new winning concept for short handed sailing 

After 9 months of intensive development the first boat of the a new yacht brand AEOLOS is ready for production. The AEOLPS P30 (P stands for performance) is optimized for single and double hand sailing and works in a wide range of offshore conditions up to category A. 

The CFD analysis shows very fast data in typical 14 knots of wind, especially for a 30 foot boat:

Upwind speed: 7.15 kts and TWA 40°

Downwind speed 11.43 kts at TWA 140°

Hans Genthe, lifetime sailor with an impressive track of race wins, developed the design in Dubai during the lockdown, based on his wins with his Farr280 in the Silverrudder 2018/2019 and the experiences made in the Baltic 500 race. He has this carbon rocket is radically optimized for easy handling and fast rejuvenation at sea. Additional to that, hundreds of hours CFD and rating optimization went in this boat, internationally recognized experts like Hannes Rentsch and Max Gurgel are in the developing team.

Now the production is starting at Eaton Marine in Dubai. With Mike Eaton AEOLOS found a partner who understands to produce a fast racing yacht and brings in a lot of passion, too. „It´s a great project which follows on the track the successful Seaquest range.“ Mike Eaton is very exited to start. “It´s a perfect addition to our range of performance blue water cruising catamarans“.

This boat is not only a fast carbon boat, it´s also a concept for short handed sailing at low costs. Hans Genthe went through the whole racing process and optimized every step. „Successful sailing is not only about buying a fast boat. It needs a lot more.“ Hans Genthe has done a lot of sailing campaigns: „Easy transport and launching, long lasting sails, low maintenance costs and a lot more keeps cost down and you can focus on what leads to success: Training and racing. With this boat you are increasing your sailing time a lot. And that means you know your boat better und you will be faster. It´s just as simple as this.“

Due to the mast laying device and the tilt slip trailer the boat can be launched by a single person without a crane. The interior is very different from the usual concepts, but it is offering sleeping, eating and further important “personal business” during rough conditions.

The numbers of the boat are extreme: With 9,14m length the boat weights only 1.55t (empty but rigged) and is carrying more than 800kg ballast on a 2,3m long retractable keel. That means a ballast ratio more than 50% (800kg). Compared to that power/potential the ORC measurement numbers are very good. 

First boats are ordered, but further boats can be delivered in the middle of the year.

More Information and hundreds of pictures you will find at www.aeolosyachts.com

- Advertisment -

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

LATEST ARTICLES

Artemis unveils mHIL Simulator & Digital Twin Capability

Artemis Technologies, which is leading a programme to develop a new class of zero-emission high speed vessels, has relocated its mechanical hardware...

From rowing boats to electric: 250 years of Cantiere Ernesto Riva

Daniele Riva combines two and a half centuries of wooden boat building on Lake Como and challenges the uncertainties of 2021 to...

Alva Yachts builds up a global dealer network for their electric yachts

The German based manufacturer of electric yachts and floating solutions has signed contracts with environmentally conscious yachting dealers from across the world....

Monaco One: the first aerodynamic alleviated passenger boat

The shipyard Advanced Aerodynamic Vessels (A2V) based in La Rochelle - France has just delivered Monaco One to the Société Monégasque Internationale...

5 Beautiful Wooden Boats That Blend Classic Design With Modern Technology

ZeitGeist Photo : Spirit The 111-foot Geist, launched last July by Spirit, is the largest single-masted...

Portugal brings its charm to hosting The Ocean Race Europe in June

Following the Race start from Lorient, France, at the end of May, the inaugural edition of The Ocean Race Europe will stop...

Pause providing time for ETNZ and Luna Rossa to reflect

The period between the Prada Cup Final and the start of the 36th America’s Cup Match Presented by Prada was always going...

Cancellation of the Semaine Olympique Française due to Covid-19

For almost a year, the organising committee of the Semaine Olympique Française has designed and developed many measures to welcome the elite...

Yanmar Collaborates with fragment design on Stunning New X47FRGMT

Yanmar Holdings has entered into a collaboration with design house “fragment design”, headed by renowned designer Hiroshi Fujiwara, to develop a special...

Pershing TØ Project was launched: the future takes shape

Revolutions aren’t announcements, but action. Continuing its history of groundbreaking innovations that have amazed and inspired the world of yachting as a...