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Kayle is our principle program delivery boat which is 54ft Lyons grand prix offshore racing yacht purpose built for disabled people. Kayle was designed and built in 2000 to be ergonomically sensitive to the needs of the disabled, yet in every sense of the word to be an ocean racer. Kayle can carry up to 5 wheelchairs and is accessible to any disabled person. When racing, a crew of up to 16 is on board, but when cruising, Kayle can easily cater for 25 crew and passengers.



Moored: CYCA, Rushcutters Bay Keel: 5 tonne bulb keel
Boat type: Lyons grand prix Rudder: 2.5 m
Design: David Lyons Mast/Rig: 28 m mast, 7m boom, jib 6.2m
Year built: 2000 Engine: 48hp Bukh turbo diesel
L.O.A.: 16.2 m Fuel: 160 L diesel
Beam: 4.3 m Deck Gear: 7 winches, Silva instruments
Draft: 3.3 m Crew: Up to 16
Weight (empty): 10 ton Accommodation: 10 Berths
Displacement: 9,700 kg Water ballast capacity: 1300 litres
Maximum speed: 26.57kts 2008 S2H (08 S2H max wind 42 knots) Waterline length: 13.426 m

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