Ran 4

Ran 4
Judel/Vrolijk Design TP52.
Project management – Chris Hosking / Tim Powell

Constructed – Green Marine 2010

Chris Hosking’s aggressive approach to race boat optimisation was manifested in the creation of RAN-4.  A no-holes-barred approach to weight reduction and minimalism, Chris let STAYINPHASE and Steve Koopman create a winch system which drew heavily from recent experience but also introduced a new approach to how the structure and systems could work together.

Ground breaking concepts saw structural elements used as a hydraulic reservoir and other structural components as a function of gearbox mounts.   Flowing from the 2009 Artemis TP52, with its first ever sub-deck mounted takedown system, we advanced the concept further.

STAYINPHASE provided many composite components for this system.  To finish things off, we tuned all winches & gearboxes at our workshop to reduce friction levels.

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