Note: All Island Packet models are subject to specification changes (dimensions, capacities, ratings, equipment, etc.) during their production life. The specifications given here are representative and should be used for general comparison only.
General Information For The IP420
Island Packet 420
The Island Packet 420 is the latest generation of Island Packet designs, and embodies a host of proven design and construction features that have evolved over years of boatbuilding experience and via feedback of thousands of owners. Representing a significant evolution from earlier models in this size range, the IP420 delivers the combination of seakeeping, safety, stability and speed coupled with the comfort, liveability, and value that makes Island Packet Yachts America's Cruising Yacht Leader. The Island Packet 420 received the award for 'Best Full Size Cruiser' in the 2000 Boat Of The Year competition as conducted by Cruising World magazine.
- from the factory brochure
Documentation For The IP420
Spec & Price List
Specifications For The IP420
160 US gal
250 US gal
60 US gal
Click here to compare these IP420 specifications with other Island Packet models.
Running Rigging For The IP420
1/8''x40' 7x7 wire
Click here to compare IP420 running rigging with other Island Packet models.
Standing Rigging For The IP420
Scale Reading Below 50 F
Scale Reading 50 F to 80 F
Scale Reading Above 80 F
Aft Lower Stays
Fwd Lower Stays
IMPORTANT : These are MAXIMUM (not to exceed) rigging tensions as measured using the indicated Loos gauges
Check tensions after initial setup of the rigging and after any subsequent adjustments.
Gauge readings may vary from stay to stay of the same type but none should exceed the maximum scale readings listed.
Please visit the Loos website for more information about the PT-2 and PT-3 gauges.
If you are not familiar with the process for tuning your rig please contact a qualified rigger in your area.