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NEWICK 50' turbo (refit in progress, make offer)


Full refit in progress, make offer

This Solo Racer was designed for F. Ball by Dick Newick in 1985. Original construction drawings by Mr. Newick are available and remain with the vessel. Her hulls were built by Alain Guidon and finished in Glen Arbor Michigan. She was launched in Good Harbor Bay on Lake Michigan in 1987. Her Gougeon Brothers designed wing mast, windshield, deck hardware and systems where completed by VanDam Woodcraft in Harbor Springs Michigan. Her Launch took place in June of 1987.
Lucky Strike has always been on the Great Lakes and is a one owner boat. She has been well maintained and improved over the years and has a fine race record. In the year 2014 alone she was first in class in both Chicago and Bayview Mackinac races. She corrected first in class in the Bayview race and second in the Chicago race. She has won the Marty Reick Trophy three times and the Super Mac and many other races over the years both crewed and solo. Visible in South France. Extensive refit 2023 in progress

Carbon chainplates,Raymarine log and echosounder,
Spectra watermaker.
Achilles Dinghy,Hypalon,
Yamaha 8 hp
New sails Hydranet,
Several spinnakers,
Dacron spare mainsail,15.000 nm,
Code 0 on endless furler....

Carbon mast,turning & tilting
New standing rigging/ Liros
Yanmar 29hp,2013,900 hours,revised.

General Specifications
LOA 49’-11”
LWL 45’-4”
BOA 35’-0”
Draft 8’-0” to 2’-6”
Mast 62’-0”
Displacement 11,500 lbs
Fuel 30 gal
Water 30 gal

Sail Area
Main 2023 728 sq ft
Solent 2020 394 sq ft
Screecher 735 sq ft
Asymmetric (2) 1435 sq ft

Hull and Deck Structure

• Composite sandwich construction over cedar and ash
• Vacuum bagged epoxies with fiberglass and carbon reinforcing
• Partial water tight bulkheads fore and aft
• Stainless steel chain plates
• Waterat high aspect carbon fiber dagger board and rudder 2010 and 2011


• Carbon fiber wing mast and spreaders
• Antal track a bat cars
• Main halyard 2:1
• Solent halyard 1:1
• Screecher halyard 2:1
• Asymmetric halyard 1:1
• Burgee halyards


• Carbon fiber
• Two clew reef lines
• Doyle stack pack with dyneema lazy jacks

Bow Sprit

• Aluminum 6’ with Colligo bob stay
• Two tack points

Running Rigging

• All control lines lead aft to cockpit
• Mainsheet strop
• Harken main traveler track
• Harken solent traveler track
• Self tacking jib sheets
• Screecher and asymmetric sheets
• Asymmetric tack line

Standing Rigging

• Harken screecher furler
• Colligo dyneema shrouds 2013
• Colligo fore stay 2013
• Colligo cap shrouds 2013
• Spectra running back stays


• Main 2014 North 3DI full battened with two reef points
• Solent 2013 North 3DI with one reef point
• Screecher 2010 North 3DL
• Asymmetric Code AARP 2009 with snuffer
• Asymmetric 2012 with snuffer
• Staysail North 3DL 2012
• Bluffton Bay storm sail 2007

Deck Hardware

• Deck layout optimized for shorthanded sailing 2013
• Lewmar 42 winches (4)
• Lewmar 55 winches (2)
• Spinlock jammers (7)
• Forespar jammers (2)
• Equplite snatch blocks (2)
• Spectra knotless trampolines with spectra boarder lines 2013

Docking and Anchoring

• Two 25’x3/4” bow and stern with eyes
• Two 25’x5/8” spring lines
• Four cleats
• Fortress 23 main anchor with 50’ 3/8” HT chain 100’ nylon rode
• Fortress day anchor with 8’ 3/8” galvanized chain with 75’ nylon rode
• Four 24” Taylor fenders
• Two 36” Taylor fenders
• One 18” round Taylor fender

Propulsion & House Energy System

• Yanmar 30HP with Sail Drive with 2 blade folding prop 2013
• Fuel filter and seawater strainer
• One alternator
• 12V ships batteries (2)
• One stainless steel fuel tank 30 gallons
• Best battery bank switch and cutoff
• 12V house service panel 2014
• Electrical System

• Three 12V outlets at navigation table
• 400W invertor at navigation table with two AC plugs
• LED lighting throughout


• Garmin hand held GPS units (2)
• Iridium Satellite Phone
• Otimizer
• Bad Elf Bluetooth
• Apple iPad with waterproof cover
• Two Raytheon Tiller Pilots


• Viking four man life raft new 2014
• Ditch bag equipped with basic survival for four days
• Air horns
• Two floatation rings with yacht’s name
• MOMA man overboard unit through 2016
• Throwing line

Steering System

• Tiller with new delrin bearings and 12’ carbon tiller extension
• Retractable rudder cassette

Plumbing and Cooking

• One 30 gallon fresh water tank with hand pump
• One sea water foot pump
• One galley sink
• Two Forespar gimbaled camp stoves with pots and pans
• One built in ice chest
• One porta pottie


• New Awlgrip paint 2014
• E Paint anti fowling bottom paint 2014
• Dagger board and rudder E Paint international orange
• Soft Deck rubber decking 2013


• Forward stateroom sleeps 2 on spectra nets with pads
• Main stateroom sleeps two on closed sell foam mattresses
• Main cabin contains galley and built in navigation station and seat
• High visibility windshield uniquely Newick
• Two round thirty inch inverted egress hatches in main accommodation
• All hatches are Lewmar


• One new 7’ Zodiac soft bottom inflatable with Torgeedo electric outboard


This yacht was designed as a Turbo Moxie. In keeping with Dick Newick’s design philosophies, she’s a simple yacht with few inconveniences, well-loved and well cared for.


Year 1985
Overall length 15 m
Beam 10.5 m
Displacement 6000 kg
materiaux west system
General condition excellent


number of motors 1
type Inboard
Range yanmar
système de transmission saildrive
HP 30hp
Year 2013
type d'hélice bipale repliable
NUMBER OF HOURS 400 heures


hauteur du mât 19 m
Mainsail 75 m²
foc 30 m²
Genoa 50 m²
spinnaker 54 m²


Cabins 2


gps oui Raymarine récent
cartographie électronique oui
Radio Yes
Cockpit speakers Yes
CD player Yes
Radar Yes
Log speedo Yes
Sounder Yes
Autopilot Yes
Plotter Yes


Fresh water tanks 1x2.99gal
Fuel tanks 1x30gal

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