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2011 Class 40 Akilaria RC2

  • 40 ft
  • Racer
  • Portland, ME, US

Yacht price :



$25,000 Price Reduction Feb. 2019

GryphonSolo2 was commissioned in 2011 for an experienced offshore skipper who had sailed a number of Class 40's before settling on the Akilaria RC2. Designed by Marc Lombard, this 2014 Atlantic Cup winner is a great all-around performer with exceptionally fast reaching capabilities, and is designed to go offshore quickly and safely. CE Certified Category A, ISAF Category Zero.

Having completed a thorough refit in 2015, GryphonSolo2 is available with an extensive list of equipment. Numerous detailed photos available upon request. Priced competitively, the owner is prepared to consider serious offers.

Contact Andrew Sheriff, CPYB
Dion's Yacht Yard, Salem MA
978-985-7077 mobile

Please contact Andrew Sheriff, CPYB at 978-744-7070



Basic Information

Class 40
Akilaria RC2
Portland, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
GryphonSolo 2
Boat Type:
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Marc Lombard
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

40 ft - 12.19 meter
39 ft - 11.89 meter
14 ft 7 in - 4.44 meter
Draft - max:
10 ft - 3.05 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
9500 lbs


Twin Disc SD-20
Cruise Speed:
8 MPH - 6.95 KTS
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Sail Drive
Fuel Type:
27 (Individual), 27 (combined)
Max Speed:
9 MPH - 7.82 KTS

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
22 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
12 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:



Boat Name

Builder: MC TEC
Designer: Marc Lombard
Keel: Bulb

LOA: 39 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 7 in
LWL: 39 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 10 ft 0 in
Displacement: 9500 lbs

Engine Brand: Nanni
Engine Model: Twin Disc SD-20
Drive Type: Sail drive

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (12 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (22 Gallons)

Deck Equipment

Stainless steel pulpit in bow, 2 stainless steel lateral pushpits in stern, a central pushpit in stern, double stainless steel lifelines all the way around, supported by 4 SS stanchions on each side.  Stanchions are SS tapered at the top with a support leg.  A Lewmar lP54 survey hatch is fitted on the transom.  Life lines pad-eyes in cockpit.


Central tiller with telescopic Spinlock tiller extension.  The mainsheet traveler is fitted on a transverse composite support.  The steering positions are recessed into the deck to optimize ergonomics.  Foot chocks on the cockpit floor provide footholds during maneuvers.  The cockpit is self-draining.   A central winch and clutch island sits between the two companionway doors, with storage below.  4 custom line bags hold winch handles and sheets/ halyards.

Water Ballast System

Two Sofoscoop type n’2 amidships bring water in and remove water from the ballast system via the Rule electric fill pump (spare included).  There are two ballast tanks forward of the mast bulkhead which carry 250 L per side and there are two tanks just aft of the companionway bulkhead which carry up to 500 L, for a total capacity of 750 L per side, which weighs about 1,600 pounds per side.  Each ballast tank is fitted with a clear watertight inspection port and a vent to the deck.   Ballast gate opening systems are bulkhead mounted and large diameter piping allows water transfer athwartships.


Mast, boom and bowsprit are autoclave prepreg carbon made by Lorima.  Mast has two sets of aluminum spreaders.  Mast is deck-stepped and sits on an anodized aluminum plate.  Mast was re-painted in 2015.  The bowsprit articulates via control lines led to the cockpit.  

Standing Rigging

 Rod standing rigging by Navtec.  The forestay and inner forestay are Future Fibres PBO - Running backstays are Dynex Dux- all new in 2015.   Karver furlers for Solent jib and mobile furler for sprit- new 2015.  

Deck Hardware

Winches- The 3 primary cockpit winches port and starboard and on the central winch island are Harken R60ST- 3 speed.  The 2 running backstay winches and mast winch are Harken R46.2 STA 2 speed.   All deck blocks, sheaves and rings are Harken or Antal.  Clutches are Spinlock and SS pad-eyes are Wichard. 

Steering System

System developed by JP3- central tiller on false stock and bearings, transmission to the rudder by aluminum rudder bars with ball and socket joints.  49MM diameter rudder stocks in F16PH.  The two rudders hang beneath the boat and the rudder stocks are mounted on auto-aligning JP3 rudder bearings.


 The keel is made of high modulus steel and the lead bulb was manufactured by the foundry Lemer.  The fin is finished off in the yard with PVC foam, fiberglass and epoxy to a very fair pattern.  Keel was removed- checked and re-installed in 2015.   


Nanni 3 cylinder, 29 HP diesel w/ a Twin Disc SD-20 SailDrive.  Many spare parts (water pump, starter motor, filters, injector etc.) Engine panel in main cabin- starboard side.   Spinlock gear lever mounted on starboard side aft in cockpit.  22 gallon Vetus diesel fuel tank mounted under cockpit floor.  Propeller is a brand new Gori Racing folding twin-blade prop. 


Balmar 100 amp alternator to charge an Optima 50Amp engine battery                       

Balmar 150 amp alternator to charge 3- 120 AH gel cell batteries                                

Balmar Regulator

12V electrical panel with breaker switches mounted on central nav pod- battery switches mounted below nav table

12V socket outlet

LED Hella red/white light with dimmer mounted in main cabin roof, another Hella LED in the forepeak and waterproof LED lights on switches in the engine room and aft compartments  

LED Nav lights on bow pulpit, LED white light on aft central pushpit, LED 3 color Nav lights on the masthead - all in conformance with racing rules 

LED deck light and steaming light on the forward side of the mast


B&G H3000 System-  Depth, Boatspeed (two paddle-wheels), 2 GPS, 2 masthead wind wands, Zeus combination chartplotter and Simrad 2KW radar display, Lenovo lap-top running Adrena routing software and email software, Iridium sat phone, Iridium Pilot satellite dome and communications system-  voice and email interfaced with lap-top, complete auto pilot systems (1 ACP, 1 ram, 1 Halcyon Gyro-compass,  2 AP control units (1 in cockpit, 1 in cabin), 1 remote AP control, Thrane & Thrane Sailor Inmarsat C communications system,  ICOM M304 VHF, Katadyn 40E watermaker, 4 solar panels on cabin top.


 The original inventory of 9 sails came from North France in 2011.  A second inventory of 6 sails was purchased from Doyle Sailmakers in 2015.  


1.   Mainsail-          2015 Doyle                Stratis Carbon/Technora-grey taffetta

2.   Mainsail-          2011 North France      3DL High Roach FB Racing

3.   Mainsail-          2011 North France      Dacron delivery sail

4.   Solent jib          2014 North R.I.          3DL- 3 vertical battens

5.   Solent jib          2011 North France      Dacron delivery sail

6.   Staysail            2015 Doyle                Stratis Carbon/Technora-grey taffetta

7.   Staysail            2011 North France      Tri-Radial Norlam

8.   Staysail            2011 North France      Dacron delivery sail

9.   A2 Kite             2015 Doyle                Superkote 90/130

10.  A3 Gennaker    2011 North France      Mylar Norlam-taffetta one side

11.  Code Zero        2015 Doyle                 Masthead, overlapping, Pen 12/6

12.  A5 gennaker     2015 Doyle                Fractional, multi purpose, CZ 60HP

13.  A6 Kite             2011 North France     Heavy fractional-Superkote 250/150

14.  ORC # 4 Jib      2011 North France     Cross cut-10.4 oz dacron

15.  Storm jib           2011 North France     Cross cut-10.4 oz dacron


Included are mainsail cover, staysail deck bag, Solent sock for UV protection when furled on forestay, ATN sock for A2 Kite, ATN sock for A6 Kite , all sails in bags

Central Cabin

Double companionway doors.  One stair step on each side for easy entry and exit.  Central chart table with vertical 180’ revolving electronic panel, 3 chart table seating positions.  Central galley with stainless steel sink, fresh water pump and JetBoil burner, longitudinal hand rails on each side of coach roof.   1 bunk each port and starboard with lee cloths and cushions, 2 Hella fans, LED overhead light.  2 small Lewmar opening hatches on coach roof for ventilation. 

Fore Cabin

1 lee cloth port and starboard for gear storage by water ballast tanks.  Huge storage area or double berth in forepeak with cushions and central divider cloth.   Lewmar LP60 hatch opens to foredeck.   Battery storage in closed locker just forward of the mast bulkhead.  Longitudinal hand rails on each side of coach roof.   Iridium Pilot satellite dome mounted forward of mast on a shelf.  Mast lighting and wind wand selector panel box mounted on mast bulkhead. 

Aft Cabin

Just aft of the companionway doors is a large storage are on each side.  Starboard side has the watermaker and ballast pump mounted on the floor.  Port side has the B&G ACP auto-pilot control boxes mounted on the bulkhead.  Further aft, there are large storage areas in port and starboard aft corners of the boat.   The aft  lazarette area has the steering gear, which is divide by a watertight bulkhead to a small area where the auto-pilot gear rams are mounted on the ceiling.   Further forward, there is a Vetus 80 liter/ 22 gallon fiberglass diesel tank.

Fresh Water System

Vetus 40 liter/ 12 gallon water tank mounted on centerline beneath cockpit with water hose to main galley sink.  Katadyn Watermaker is plumbed to feed tank.      


Manual bilge pump system with a long hose coiled in the stern which can reach to the bow and can be pumped from either the cockpit or inside the cabin. 

Storage Cradle

 One anodized steel frame cradle with two padded splashes that hold the boat with the keel on or off.   Cradle can be broken down for shipping.


Anchors and gear

1- 25 lb/ 16 kilo CQR anchor with 50’ of 5/16 (8mm) chain and 150’ of rode.  1- 17 lb/8 kilo Fortress anchor with 50’ of 5/16 chain and 150’ of rode.  Fenders and dock lines.   

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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. 




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