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Challenge 72, CHALLENGE BUSINESS 45 – the perfect platform for serious bluewater

August 9, 2019


Challenge 72, CHALLENGE BUSINESS 45 is now down in price to £195,000 + VAT. One of a fleet of 11 identical sisters that raced around our planet against prevailing winds and currents. Like her sisters, she is capable of coding to MCA Category 0.

Robustly constructed in the UK by Devonport Yachts to designs by Rob Humphreys, they have robust steel hulls with sufficient gauge to withstand the pounding that they would experience in the Southern Ocean to windward. The deck is stainless steel – so strong, robust and it does not corrode… The deck layout was designed to offer protection in the world least hospitable waters. Down below the layout is spacious and practical with good access to all systems and all parts of the hull shell.

Challenge 72, CHALLENGE BUSINESS 45 is structurally sound and now in need of a fit out to make her ready for more oceans. These photographs were taken last week…



Once repainted with a fit out of her interior and new rig she will good to go. Her current owners have overseen and completed the works to date, but other contracts in their Shipyard mean that they do not have the time to complete CB 45.

They are therefore keen to find a new custodian for her that will be able to put her back into full sailing trim and take her far.

Full specification available here –

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