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Name: Short Circuit
Length: 30' 11" (9m)
Beam: 10' 1" (3.07m)
Year Built / Refit: 1996
Engines: 0 x Yanmar SD-20
Staterooms: 1
Flag: Canada
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One design Farr/Mumm 30


Basic/minimal standard race boat interior sleeping for four if need be.

Deck Equipment

2 Lewmar 40, 2 speed, anodized primary winches
2 Lewmar 30ST, 2 speed, anodized secondary winches w/cabin-top controls
Carbon fibre mast and spinnaker pole, aluminum boom
black powder-coated SS pulpit, pushpit and stanchions with double SS lifelines
adjustable traveler and jib leads with in-haulers
all control lines led aft to cabin-top clutches/stoppers

Rigging and sails

Carbon fiber fractional mast, double swept spreaders, adjustable backstay.
Nitronic 50 SS rod (discontinuous), chrome/bronze turnbuckles
slab reef mainsail, Tuff Luff genoa luff groove
adjustable traveler and jib leads with in-haulers
all control lines led aft to cabin-top clutches/stoppers

Full inventory of North and Quantum Mylar/Kevlar/Carbon laminated racing sails including a recent 3DL main and #2 jib in mint condition. A full inventory (20) of spinnakers, mains and jibs by request. Unfortunately the code 3 jib is not in a racing serviceable condition.  

Complete standing rigging replaced & retuned professionally in 2015 (a cost of 12K). Details of  the work is by request.

nylon spinnakers


Portable single burner, butane
Fresh water system: 55 liter PVC bladder


The topsides are in very good condition. The painted surface shows no visible marking and very
good shine and luster. The underwater hull was free of damage. The antifouling paint has been
burnished to a racing finish.

Electrical Equipment

Circuit breakers and panel
12 VDC Alternator: 35A, belt driven
2 @ grp 24 house/starting batteries boxed and secured.
Sparkproof battery switch


Ockam electronic compass
Ockam digital depth sounder
Standard Horizon Quest-X GX1500s DSC VHF
Ockam performance sailing instruments with 2 cockpit and 2 mast displays

Safety & Fire Protection

Portable extinguishers: 2 @ 2.5 lb. dry chemical 
Full safety equipment for appropriate racing categories regionally
Including expected items like: heaving line, horseshoe ring, Dan Buoy MOB module, 24” lifering, 12 flares, Fortress FX 11 with minimal chain and 3 strand rode etc, etc

Trailer Info

Triad Trailers, galvanized steel, double axel, transverse bunk supports and bow crane with spare,
jockey wheel and frp storage box


Many spares beyond the scope of this listing. Full inventory of items by request.
The vessel has been dry sailed on the hard at WVYC until a wet moorage in Nanaimo was acquired late spring 2017. 


Overall condition is very good. This is a well maintained example of the popular one-design keel
There is a full insurance was completed November 9, 2015. With no issues.

The price of the vessel has recently dropped (Sept. 11/17) from 54,500 to 48,500 ( approx. U.S. 39.5 for a U.S. buyer) making it the lowest price for a Farr 30 out there. Good boat with no real issues but the seller is there to sell.