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Island Packet Model Information

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General    ::    Docs    ::    Specs    ::    Rigging

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 IP485
Island Packet 485
Our flagship, the 485, provides enormous living space, enough storage to hold gear for a circumnavigation, enough sail to speed you comfortably to your destination and the convenience of managing it all from the cockpit. From the broad anchor platform to the spacious stern boarding area, the 485''s deck abounds with features you will appreciate. The large aft deck is perfect for sunbathing, impromptu dining and is also large enough to accommodate up to a 10 foot dinghy, which can be easily hoisted aboard with a clever optional boom extension system. Storage bins on either side of the aft deck hold LPG bottles and miscellaneous gear. A larger central hatch opens to a ladder leading into a huge storage lazarette. Uncluttered side decks, a recessed foredeck and plentiful cabin top handrails provide security on deck. Below, you?ll be immediately impressed by the panoramic view of the open main saloon, the spacious forward and aft cabins with private heads, the solid teak and oak soles throughout, the gourmet galley, a multi-use third stateroom and a navigation center that rivals those on much larger yachts.

- from the factory brochure    


Documentation For The IP485
Brochure Spec & Price List Interior Plan Designer Comments


Specifications For The IP485
First Built - -   LOA 52'-2''   Sail Area 1234
Last Built - -   LOD - -   Sail I 59'-3''
Number Built - -   LWL 43'-2''   Sail J 19'-6''
Displacement 44150   Beam 15'-4''   Sail P 49'-3''
Ballast 16000   Draft 5'-3''   Sail E 19'-6''
Fuel Cap 300 US gal   Shoal Draft - -   D/L Ratio 245
Water Cap 300 US gal   Mast Height 63'-6''   SA/D Ratio 15.8
Holding Cap 60 US gal   Diesel HP 110   B/D Ratio 36%
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Running Rigging For The IP485
Mainsail Rigging   Staysail Rigging   Other Rigging
Halyard 1/2''x120' Buccaneer Tech 2   Halyard 7/16' 'x 85'   Jib Halyard 1/2''x120' Buccaneer Tech 2
Sheet 1/2''x120'   Sheet 1/2''x70'   Jib Sheet 5/8''x160'
Topping Tail 3/8''x45'   Clew - -   Boom Vang - -
Topping Wire 3/16''x45' 7x7 wire   Topping Lift - -   Reefing Lines - -
            Traveler Control 3/8''x30'
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Standing Rigging For The IP485
  Wire Size Loos Gauge Scale Reading
Below 50 F
Scale Reading
50 F to 80 F
Scale Reading
Above 80 F
Upper Stays 7/16'' - - - - - - - -
Intermediate Stays 3/8'' PT-3 38 40 41
Aft Lower Stays 3/8'' PT-3 38 40 41
Fwd Lower Stays 3/8'' PT-3 38 40 41
Check Stays 3/8'' PT-3 38 40 41
Back Stays 3/8'' PT-3 39 42 43
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.



 
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