The L30 boat concept was developed by Rodion Luka, Olympic medalist (2004), Worlds Champion (2005) in 49er Class and Volvo Ocean Race 2008-2009 participant. Rodion has a 35 years’ experience in One Design racing, being a European and Worlds medalist in Laser Radial, JOD35, SB20 and 49er as well as well experience in Platu25, Melges24, J70 and RC44. He joined up together with Andrej Justin, designer of RC44 to make outstanding boat which combines good all round offshore performance, easy logistic, strict one design and is affordable for wide range of sailors all around the World with the price ready to race around 100k euro.
The boat has been tested since November 2015. It was developed perfectly in all details. The speed record of 24.7 knots was achieved in rough sea conditions in 34 knots TWS. The boat performs exceptionally in light wind as well showing 2.8 knots boat speed in 1.9 knots TWS.
The boat is equipped with Trim Tab that add more performance sailing upwind and facilitate downwind sailing in strong breeze.
Two lifting rudders gives safety in survival conditions and decline the foils resistance in light wind.
LOA – 9.58 m (30 feet)
Lhull – 9.25 m
LWL – 9.20 m
Max. Beam – 2.54 m
Propulsion – electric or diesel motor and
sail drive with a two-blade folding propeller
Draft (keel down / keel up) – 1.88 m / 0.58 m
Height from waterline to mast top – 13.15 m
Full displacement – 1820 kg
Keel ballast weight (lead bulb) – 790kg
Main – 29.8 m2
J1 – 22.7 m2
J2 – 16 m2
J3 – 13.5 m2
A2 – 83 m2
Code0 – 55 m2