Mari Cha IV
Concept

The design brief for the Mari Cha IV was to create the world’s fastest offshore racing monohull capable of breaking ocean racing records. Greg Elliott was a member of the design team. 

 

The yacht is built of carbon fibre and has twin masts 45m high and a canting keel Mari Cha IV is capable of speeds of over 40 knots.Mari Cha IV is the undefeated fastest monohull in the world.


First monohull to sail over 500 nautical miles in 24 hours.

Review

Twenty knots in 11 knots true

 

The Atlantic in 6 days

 

First Shot

 

Another 'Giant' Success

 

A Simple Brief

 

Challenging

 

The World's Fastest Monohull

 

Need for Speed - The Greg Elliott Mantra

 

A Walk Across the Pond

Specifications
Mari Cha IV
LOA 42.6m
LWL 40.2m
BEAM 9.6m
DISPL 55 tonnes
DRAFT 6.5m
Race Results
Beat the Trans Atlantic Monohull Record
Guadeloupe to Antigua Record
West Coast USA to Hawaii Pacific Cup Record
100-year Rolex Transatlantic Challenge Record
First monohull yacht to sail over 500 nautical miles in 24 hours