The Facts


The Flying Mantis is hand built, custom painted, high specification, leading edge designed, fast and fun.



Speed


~25

Knots

Speed testing continues.


Main Hull


4.2

metres

Length, water line: 4.2m (13’9”)
Length, overall: 4.65m (15’3”)
Beam: 0.5m (1’8”)
Weight: c.25kg


Outriggers


2.5

metres

Length: 2.5m (8’2”)
Beam: 0.14m (5.5”)
Weight: 12.5kg each
Cross beam join appears seamless.


Overall Beam


2.4

metres

Overall beam: 2.4m (7’10”)
Outriggers easily disassembled while mast up


Sails


11.2

metres²

North Sails One Design
Main: 8.8 sqm
Self-tacking Jib: 2.4 sqm


Mast


6.3

metres

Elliptical carbon 2-part Selden mast.
Carbon halyard track.
Forestay, shrouds & lowers.


Boom


2.3

metres

Carbon boom: 2.3m (7’6″).
Gnav instead of kicker/vang.


Foils


2-4

foils

Daggerboard and lift-up rudder (DBS version) plus rudder and central T-foils (Foiling). All lifting and epoxy sandwich construction.


Adjustments


Haarken fittings.
Central T-foil adjusted by wand control system from bowsprit.
Twist grip tiller to adjust rudder foil angle of attack.



The Facts


The Flying Mantis is hand built, custom painted, high specification, leading edge designed, fast and fun.


Speed


~25

Knots

Speed testing continues.

Main Hull


4.2

metres

Length, water line: 4.2m (13’9”)
Length, overall: 4.65m (15’3”)
Beam: 0.5m (1’8”)
Weight: c.25kg

Outriggers


2.5

metres

Length: 2.5m (8’2”)
Beam: 0.14m (5.5”)
Weight: 12.5kg each
Cross beam join appears seamless.


Overall Beam


2.4

metres

Overall beam: 2.4m (7’10”)
Outriggers easily disassembled while mast up

Sails


11.2

metres²

North Sails One Design
Main: 8.8 sqm
Self-tacking Jib: 2.4 sqm

Mast


6.3

metres

Elliptical carbon 2-part Selden mast.
Carbon halyard track.
Forestay, shrouds & lowers.


Boom


2.3

metres

Carbon boom: 2.3m (7’6″).
Gnav instead of kicker/vang.

Foils


2-4

foils

Daggerboard and lift-up rudder (DBS version) plus rudder and central T-foils (Foiling). All lifting and epoxy sandwich construction.

Adjustments


Haarken fittings.
Central T-foil adjusted by wand control system from bowsprit.
Twist grip tiller to adjust rudder foil angle of attack.



The Facts


The Flying Mantis is hand built, custom painted, high specification, leading edge designed, fast and fun.


Speed


~25

Knots

Speed testing continues.

Main Hull


4.2

metres

Length, water line: 4.2m (13’9”)
Length, overall: 4.65m (15’3”)
Beam: 0.5m (1’8”)
Weight: c.25kg

Outriggers


2.5

metres

Length: 2.5m (8’2”)
Beam: 0.14m (5.5”)
Weight: 12.5kg each
Cross beam join appears seamless.


Overall Beam


2.4

metres

Overall beam: 2.4m (7’10”)
Outriggers easily disassembled while mast up

Sails


11.2

metres²

North Sails One Design
Main: 8.8 sqm
Self-tacking Jib: 2.4 sqm

Mast


6.3

metres

Elliptical carbon 2-part Selden mast.
Carbon halyard track.
Forestay, shrouds & lowers.


Boom


2.3

metres

Carbon boom: 2.3m (7’6″).
Gnav instead of kicker/vang.

Foils


2-4

foils

Daggerboard and lift-up rudder (DBS version) plus rudder and central T-foils (Foiling). All lifting and epoxy sandwich construction.

Adjustments


Haarken fittings.
Central T-foil adjusted by wand control system from bowsprit.
Twist grip tiller to adjust rudder foil angle of attack.



The Facts


The Flying Mantis is hand built, custom painted, high specification, leading edge designed, fast and fun.


Speed


~25

Knots

Speed testing continues.

Main Hull


4.2

metres

Length, water line: 4.2m (13’9”)
Length, overall: 4.65m (15’3”)
Beam: 0.5m (1’8”)
Weight: c.25kg

Outriggers


2.5

metres

Length: 2.5m (8’2”)
Beam: 0.14m (5.5”)
Weight: 12.5kg each
Cross beam join appears seamless.


Overall Beam


2.4

metres

Overall beam: 2.4m (7’10”)
Outriggers easily disassembled while mast up

Sails


11.2

metres²

North Sails One Design
Main: 8.8 sqm
Self-tacking Jib: 2.4 sqm

Mast


6.3

metres

Elliptical carbon 2-part Selden mast.
Carbon halyard track.
Forestay, shrouds & lowers.


Boom


2.3

metres

Carbon boom: 2.3m (7’6″).
Gnav instead of kicker/vang.

Foils


2-4

foils

Daggerboard and lift-up rudder (DBS version) plus rudder and central T-foils (Foiling). All lifting and epoxy sandwich construction.

Adjustments


Haarken fittings.
Central T-foil adjusted by wand control system from bowsprit.
Twist grip tiller to adjust rudder foil angle of attack.