SOUTHERN STAR is a comfortable, fast and robust sailboat.
It is specially designed to sail peacefully and safely in polar regions.
Ballasted aluminum, built by Stephens Marine USA to plans by William TRIPP.
Sloop rigged Côtre
Length: 23.70m (75 ‘)
Width: 5.60m (18 ‘)
Draft: 2.40 – 4.20m (7’6 “- 12 ‘)
Air draft: 33m (108 ‘)
Displacement: 44 tx
Engine: GM 4-71 diesel 165 hp
Sail area: 340m2 (GV, Yankee, staysail)
Armed 1st category
Special cold water survival 16 servings (2 x 8)
Personal survival suits cold water Helly Hansen E307
Cold Water Diving equipment
SARSAT distress beacon
GPS, VHF (fixed and portable 4), BLU, Radar
Iridium phone (telephone and email)
Energy on board: 12, 24, 220 volts
Group 7 kVA 220 volts
CD Player, DVD
Library rich in polar books (history, fauna, flora, expedition diaries etc.)
Dodger protecting the entire cockpit
7 cabins, 3 toilets, hot water shower
Appendix: RIB 4.3 meters
Outboard engine: 25 hp. 2nd Schedule backup: Inflatable 3 meters, HB 4ch
Central heating, each cabin is equipped with a heater. Heating cupboard for drying clothes.
Capacity: 10 team mates in 5 cabins (Nb: 1,3,4,6,7)
3 crew members
Skipper, first mate, cook