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 IP44
Island Packet 44
One of the largest and most luxurious Island Packets, the Island Packet 44 offers the very best of everything : exceptional safety and seakeeping, unmatched comfort and livability, superb craftsmanship and materials, and sparkling performance. IP44s have completed tens of thousands of bluewater cruising miles and, as further proof of the design's success, won back-to-back victories in the 1991 and 1992 Caribbean 1500 Ocean Races.
- from the factory brochure
Documentation For The IP44
Spec & Price List
Specifications For The IP44
100 US gal
4'-7'' / 8'-2''
195 US gal
30 US gal
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Running Rigging For The IP44
1/8''x40' 7x7 wire
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Standing Rigging For The IP44
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.