Next Club Championship 27th May2018
Learn to sail starts again late September 2018.
Last official race of the season on 27th May.
Spider 550 is a 2 -3 person Club Racer, spec’d & built by Gunter Heuchmer at Ballina.
LOA etc – 5.65metres x 2.45metres x 1.5m draft
Weight - in CBH trim 365kg - so incl O/B, rig, sails etc ] [ sample boat “Reg”.]
Boat is classified as "self righting", passing YA HSF [RMI] Test.
Sail Areas – Main 15.5m2, Jib 7m2, Kite 30m2.
Class Rules – registered with YA, & virtually a “production boat” with Box Rules controlling rig & sails.
CBH – .833 [P]
Number Built at 131014 - 6 boats, with 2 more under construction.
New Boats are made to order by Gunter & cost $18,150 incl gst for bare boat ready for fittings, with rudder & rudder box, & keel fitted.
2nd hand boats do come up, altho none available at the moment.