49' One Off Ocean Cruiser Racer "Serendib IV"                            Home

Designed and built at Molich, Hundested, Denmark in 1970 for a demanding client who loved Ocean Racing.
Modern S&S inspired under water hull. The yacht came in as No. four in the 4000 NM long Cape Town - Rio ocean race in 1971.
LOA 14,85 m - Beam 4,00 m - Draft 2,30 m. Walsted have serviced the yacht since 1980


Original Drawings

The Molich Yard in Hundested, Denmark kindly lend me the original drawings from the magic pen of Poul Molich

Original rigged as a yawl Serendib came in as no. four out of 59 yachts in the 1971 3.700 NM long Cape-to-Rio race with this rig

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It was then proven that she could easily handle a bigger sail area, and she was re'rigged as a sloop in 1972:

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Original line drawings:

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Line drawing:

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Frames & Accomodation arrangement:

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Section 1, 2 and 3 from above drawing: