UK Racing and Corporate Charters

First 40 Charter – Tarka II National Champion.

Tarka ll is one of the top First 40’s available on the Solent and is available for racing and corporate charters through out the year. She is based at Port Hamble Marina, just 5 minutes from the Southampton Water in the central Solent. On her first outing in 2015 she won the Legal Cup very comprehensively with a 1st in every race! In the 2015 Fastnet she was 1st First 40 at the Fastnet rock and 2nd over the finishing line, just 1 minute behind the leader, in the First 40 class.


Her specification includes 3 Spreader race rig, rod rigging and has 20 Sails in her wardrobe by Doyle and North Sails. Fore and aft sails include Doyle Stratis and North 3DL Carbon. She has symmetrical and asymmetrical spinnakers and a code zero, the latter two flying off a fixed bowsprit. She benefits from a stiff injection moulded racing hull and T lead torpedo keel, cascade backstay, upgraded carbon pole and Harken 48 winches.

Her inventory includes

  • Extra aft cabin bunks
  • Fully faired hull, keel and rudder
  • Upgraded larger traveler track and spinnaker pole track
  • LED tricolour light
  • Racing cabin doors and table which are IRC approved
  • Alpi white oak interior, dark wood floor, Paradis Chinchilla upholstery
  • Raymarine ST 290 instruments on deck and at nav station to include ST 6002 Smart Pilot, 3x large repeaters at mast, C 120 large colour plotter with AIS transponder, Icom M411 DSC VHF with speaker in cockpit, Raymarine Seatalk interface with PC lead, Alpine stereo with speakers in saloon and cockpit with IPod Sony speakers, Yanmar 40 h.p. engine, Orego weather Info.

Her indorsed IRC rating for 2016 is 1.079, she is MCA coded Cat 2 for charter and complies with RORC Cat 2 for offshore racing.

Please contact us for price and availability for racing events, or to discuss your corporate charter requirements