Yacht Charter Ireland

'1720' sports boat.

Originally marketed as the 'Cork 1720' in recognition of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, the oldest yacht club in the world

The 1720 Sportsboat is a pedigree racing keelboat, providing safe, affordable and exhilarating one design fleet racing.

Ideal for running mini regattas. 4 crew plus skipper.

For full details and availability email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Jeremy (00353)083 3766393.

Price: available at request.

These boats offer a fantastic opportunity for clients to get a hands on feel for sailing.


LOA: 8.00m - Beam: 2.50m - Draft: 1.60m - Displacement: 1365kgs
• Hand laminated GRP hull, finished in white gelcoat, reinforced by a gridpan, bulkheads and stringers
• Hand laminated GRP deck, finished in light grey gelcoat, balsa sandwich laminate on horizontal surfaces, integral non skid pattern

• Cast lead, low CG keel, bolted to a hull recess, with stainless steel nuts and counter plates
Weight 630kgs
• A single point lifting eye is attached to the top of the keel

• Transom-hung GRP aerofoil rudder with strong stainless steel fittings
• Tiller with extension

• Separate locker at the fore-end of the cockpit with hinged lid and flush mounted latch allowing direct access and convenient outboard storage

• Seldèn/Proctor mast, tapered top section, 2 pairs of aerofoil profile spreaders
• Seldèn/Proctor boom, Internal 6:1 outhaul and reef line
• Seldèn/Proctor bowsprit, tapered, carbon fibre, retractable
• Dyform and 1x19 stainless steel rigging, complete with bottle screws and toggles, plus a Dyneema adjustable backstay with controls to both sides of cockpit
• Running rigging is a combination of Dyneema and braid line and includes:
2:1 main halyard; jib halyard; fractional and masthead asymmetric spinnaker halyards
4:1 cunningham tackle; 16:1cascade vang system; 2 x 6:1 jib sheets; spi tack line; main sheet with 20:1 fine tune and traveller control line
• Windex on top of the mast, plus backstay crane with batten, to clear backstay in manoeuvres

For the CLUB Version, delete masthead spinnaker halyard and add Facnor or Harken Type 0 Jib furling system.

DECK FITTINGS – mainly Harken Carbo series:
• Two speed Harken 16.2 winch with locking handle
• Harken Genoa Sheet system:
* 2 x 0.6m Harken jib tracks plus end caps, with adjustable Harken cars
* 2 x ratchet sheet blocks
* 4 x Harken cam cleats for head sail primary and fine tune
* 4 x asymmetric sheet blocks, 2 with ratchets.
• Spinlock rope clutches for halyards, tack line and reefing line, all leading to the centre-mounted winch.
• Full main sheet system with 20:1 fine tune, and traveller, using Harken cars and blocks etc
• Bowsprit control line leading under-deck to Harken cam cleat
• Plastimo 925 bilge pump, optional extra of 3-way valve to outboard compartment in cockpit floor
• Vetus opening hatch for access to storage below
• Low profile 60mm high stainless safety rail, with integral attachment points for asymmetric blocks
• Stainless steel cross bar to hold spinnaker divider bags
• Stainless steel cross bar on the transom for strength and safety


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