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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 PacketCat
Packet Cat 35
The exciting Packet Cat 35 offers the cruising sailor a combination of features and benefits available on no other yacht. Designed, built, and backed by Island Packet Yachts, the Packet Cat advances cruising catamaran design, engineering, and styling a quantum leap forward. The result is a refreshing choice for a sailing lifestyle focused on ease of use, versatility, comfort, and safety.

- from the factory brochure    

Documentation For The PacketCat
Brochure Spec & Price List Interior Plan

Specifications For The PacketCat
First Built 1992   LOA 35'   Sail Area 600
Last Built 1997   LOD N/A   Sail I 42'-6''
Number Built 41   LWL 31'   Sail J 17'-8''
Displacement 11900   Beam 15'   Sail P 37'-7''
Ballast 0   Draft 2'-6''   Sail E 12'-2''
Fuel Cap 55 US gal   Shoal Draft N/A   D/L Ratio N/A
Water Cap 140 US gal   Mast Height 50'   SA/D Ratio N/A
Holding Cap 30 US gal   Diesel HP 2   B/D Ratio N/A
Click here to compare these PacketCat specifications with other Island Packet models.

Running Rigging For The PacketCat
Mainsail Rigging   Staysail Rigging   Other Rigging
Halyard 7/16''x100'   Halyard - -   Jib Halyard 7/16''x90'
Sheet 1/2''x80'   Sheet - -   Jib Sheet 1/2''x140'
Topping Tail - -   Clew - -   Boom Vang - -
Topping Wire - -   Topping Lift - -   Reefing Lines - -
            Traveler Control - -
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Standing Rigging For The PacketCat
  Wire Size Loos Gauge Scale Reading
Below 50 F
Scale Reading
50 F to 80 F
Scale Reading
Above 80 F
Upper Stays 3/8'' PT-3 38 40 41
Intermediate Stays - - - - - - - - - -
Aft Lower Stays 3/8'' PT-3 38 40 41
Fwd Lower Stays - - - - - - - - - -
Check Stays - - - - - - - - - -
Back Stays 9/32'' PT-3 19 21 22
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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