Jespersen

Boat Builders Ltd.

Sailboats

Octavia 1985

LOA 48'
LWL
Beam
Draft

This eight-meter design by Bruce Kirby was built to take advantage of wing keel technology introduced by Australia II in 1983.


‚ÄčIn 1984 Octavia won the Eight meter world cup in Toronto.


Octavia has a laminated mahogany hull, without frames. The keelson, clamps and deck beams are sitka spruce and decks are laminated red cedar.