Carkeek 40 / Fast 40 IRC Racer

Price AU $369,000

AU $369,000
Victoire (formerly Decision and Fomo) is a Carkeek Fast 40 built by the famous McConaghy Boats.
This all-carbon and Nomex constructed racing yacht was built in custom female tooling and has been campaigned successfully across the globe in all conditions.

The Carkeek Fast 40 is specifically tailored for this racing class, featuring advanced hull designs, lightweight construction, and high-tech sail configurations to maximise speed and agility on the water. With a focus on performance and handling, these yachts are often seen competing at top-level regattas around the world, showcasing the pinnacle of modern sailing technology and design expertise.

As Victoire she continues to perform at an impressive level with podium finishes at Hamilton Is race week, Airlie Beach race week and Lincoln race week just to name a few.

A superb rig from Southern Spars, rigging and updated sail package is just one highlight of this proven race winner.

Just relaunched from a full service including new antifoul, topsides polish, new propellor and all new bearing for lift prop system. June 2024

Contact Jason Rowed for more information.
+61 (0)414 332 255


Race Yachts are specialists in all performance yachts, whether it's a 100 foot super maxi or a Farr 30 they deal with it. With extensive experience in Boat Building, Professional Sailing and Sales & Marketing the team at Race Yachts are well equipped to get the job done right.
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Special Presentation
New South Wales
Rego Number
Carkeek Design Partners
McConaghy Boats
40' - 12.18m
Keel / Ballast
High tensile steel fin with composite fairings with lead bulb @ 2,098kg and upgraded Titanium interior top plate
Hull Material
Carbon Fibre
Deck Material
Carbon composite
LDW 702 Custom McConaghy Retractable drive unit with universal thrust bearing and bronze 3-blade propeller. June 2024 new propellor and all new bearings in retractable unit
Engine Make
Fuel Type
Fixed propellor that retracts into a recess in the hull
50L in reinforced plastic fuel tank
Mostly un-painted, lightweight interior with:
- 4 x alloy pipe cots
- Companionway ladder/ engine box
Boom tent
Ground Tackle
2 x anchor/chain/warp (Lightweight racing anchors)
Safety Gear
Cat 5, less PFDs and tethers
Cassette emergency rudder and tiller for OS racing
Bilge Pumps
2 manual and up to 6 electric bilge pumps
Life Jackets
Not included
Fire Protection
Portable fire extinguishers
New lithium house battery May 2024 plus engine start battery.
All 12v system onboard with isolation switches and emergency parallel switch. Removable Ever drive 12V 20-amp Battery Charger and 240V shore power cable
8 x breaker switch board and LED monitor to control the following functions:
- Electronics
- Navigation lights
- Interior red/ white lights
- 2 x 12V outlets
- Bilge pumps
- VHF radio
Electronics / Navigation: B&G H3000 Sailing processor electronics system which includes:
- 5 x 20/20 B&G mast displays in carbon mast bracket
- 2 x Garmin GMI 20 displays on aft cockpit sides
- 1 x B&G H3000 GFD on forward cockpit
- Additional Halcyon Gyro Compass processor
- B&G Motion sensor
- KVH Gyro Compass
- Precision 9 GPS Aerial
- String pot linear sensors for Forestay, deflector position
- Carbon VMH unit and speed/ depth thru hull sensors and AIS
- B&G/ Simrad V50 DSC VHF radio and wireless command mic
- Moxa Network hub for computer/ nav connectivity, onboard wifi and 4G cellular modem
Computer not included
Sail Inventory
Doyle Sails Inventory
Mast / Rigging
Southern Spars High Modulus 2-spreader rig with Southern boom:
- EC-6 Carbon rigging
- Halyard locks for jib, 2 x spin and mainsail
- Gorilla head foil
- Internal mast jack with shim plates and adjustable mast base
- 4:1 adjustable backstay's (EC-6)
- Soft vang with boom vang strut
- Reaching strut with quick connect fittings on mast
- Underdeck halyard leads with integral composite deck tie rod
- 1:2 Backstay deflector located at hounds
- Regularly updated running rigging and spares
Deck Gear
Deck Hardware: Harken deck hardware throughout with the following:
- Harken Winch package. 5 x Performa 50-2 winches for pit, mainsheet and runner
- 2 x Harken 50.3 self-tailing primary winches which are driven by pedestal
- Harken MX pedestal with under-deck shaft drive and spin-drop wheel/ string drop system
- Spinlock jammers throughout
- Un-reel spinnaker sheet reeler's
- Spinlock engine gear/ throttle control

Hydraulics: Harken hydraulic package which includes:
- 2-speed harken pump
- 3 function panel on-deck with shared Mast jack/ deflector function valve at mast base. This operates the following functions/ rams:
Forestay ram (in bow)
Backstay deflector ram (at mast base)
Mast jack (internal

Racing Cockpit layout with offset to starboard pit area, low profile tiller and aft positioned grinding pedestal. Other features include:
- Custom companionway hatch and removable wash boards
- Underdeck rope leads for spinnaker sheets (jammers under deck)
- Underdeck halyard and tack line leads
- Pedestal driven primary winches
- Foam cockpit floor deck grip
- Carbon mainsheet/ helmsman foot bars
- Propulsion up/down control

Non-skid finished foredeck with minimal fittings. Features include:
- Carbon fibre bow sprit with twin tack lines
- Carbon/ e-glass Pullpits with integral nav lights (single leg- open to bow sprit) stanchions and Pushpits. Forward stanchions and lifelines fitted with spinnaker drop/ jib rollers
- Jib tack trench with adjustable jib tack
- Siding forward hatch with fairings for spinnaker drop system
- Rebated Spinnaker staysail furler
- Moulded integral tow rail
- Underdeck Rope lead jib sheeting system

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