Kraken Yachts

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Kraken Yachts

In Development

New Upgraded ‘Full Sail-Away’ Specification €979,000

The Kraken 50 is the perfect blue water cruiser for short-handed crews. She also accommodates up to eight crew in comfort, according to the layout chosen. As with all Kraken yachts, the Kraken 50 is built with a very robust construction process and design features specifically tailored to enable her crew to explore the world. The K50 is built with the integral ZERO™ Keel and the ALPHA™ Rudder System which incorporates a full length skeg which protects the rudder from collision damage from floating debris or grounding. The Kraken 50 hull layup comprises 17-22 layers of composite fibres including aramid (Kevlar) engineered fabric,

laminated in a vinyl ester resin system. It’s 18mm construction provides far greater impact resistance and enjoys more integral strength than any other GRP or Aluminium yacht in production today. All Kraken yachts feature the versatile Solent dual headsail rig as standard. The specification of the rigging is deliberately overbuilt to withstand the rigours of ocean sailing. Please note: The Kraken 50’s standard specification is full sail-away and many items of equipment that are normally found as upgrades or options are already included.

  • Length Overall 50 ft
  • Waterline Length 44.86 ft
  • Beam Overall 14.76 ft
  • Beam Waterline 12.47 ft
  • Draft 7.54 ft
  • Air Draft 81.35 ft
  • Displacement (Light ship) 41,888 lb
  • Displacement (Full Load) 50,706 lb
  • Ballast Weight 14,330 lb
  • Ballast Ratio 35.60%
  • Sail Area 1444.52 sq.ft
  • Main Sail Area 886.39 sq.ft
  • Genoa (140%) Sail Area 796.53 sq.ft
  • Jib (100%) Sail Area 546.53 sq.m
  • Sail Area Displacement Ratio 19.2
  • Engine Power 80 hp
  • Fuel Tanks (aluminium x3) 223 gallons
  • Fresh Water Tanks (s-steel x2) 148 gallons
  • Black Water Tanks (GRP x 2) 48 gallons
  • Grey Water Tanks (GRP) 79 gallons
  • CE Certification RCD Category 'A' Ocean


• One piece hull and keel, featuring the unique Zero Keel with internal lead ballast. Solid fiberglass hull of a general layup thickness of 18mm below the waterline extending 40cm above. Stiffness, rigidity and strength as well as excellent thermal insulation is achieved by the foam cored topsides.

• The hull layup comprises 17-22 layers of FRP composites with engineered fabrics including aramid fibres.

• Kevlar™ reinforcements in impact area of forebody and leading edge of ZERO™ Keel.

• Heavily reinforced ‘crash zone’ below anchor chain locker incorporating high density foam, Kevlar™ and substantial reinforcements and extending above the waterline by 40cm.

• Structural components are individually bonded during the hull layup stages with no prefabricated structural components used.

• Vacuum bonded foam cored deck and superstructure with high density inserts and single layer GRP laminates in load bearing regions. Deck hardware is mounted to areas of extra reinforcement and strength.

• Sealed waterproof bulkheads protect the bow and transom area forward and aft.

• All bulkheads are foam cored and FRP laminated for maximum strength and rigidity.

• Integral Kraken moulded safety bulwark with concave internal surface for superior deck safety at sea.

• ALPHA™ Rudder System with full length skeg supported rudder. Integral stainless steel bonded reinforcing armature from hull to lower skeg with stainless steel shoe. This provides additional impact resistance and strength to the steering system. This unique system also allows the main rudder bearing to be maintained or repaired in water.

• GRP moulded deck with Flexiteek™ synthetic teak decking to cockpit sole and side decking. Non-slip gel coat fore and aft coachroofs.

• Ultra-high impact resistant glass in wrap around saloon windows. Port lights in the hull.

• Standard hull gelcoat colour Signal White. Many colour options available, owners choice.

• 3 x coats of primer and sealer applied below the waterline before standard antifoul in dark grey – other colours available upon request.

• Designed and built to meet and exceed RCD Category ‘A’ – Ocean, ABYC or local area equivalent at client request.


• Seldén anodized aluminium 2x spreader furling mast.

• Seldén electric in-mast furling.

• Seldén anodized aluminium boom with ball bearing outhaul car.

• Seldén mechanical rigid vang.


• Dual headsail Solent rig for easy handling and performance at all points of sail. The ultimate blue water cruising rig with coachroof mounted tracks for jib cars for upwind sailing.

• Two Furlex manual foresail furlers with lead blocks to cockpit and rope clutches for control of furling lines from the safety of the cockpit. • 10-14mm 1×19 Dyform stainless steel wire standing rigging.

• Mast mounted halyard racks for foresail halyards – to reduce rope quantity and deck loads and to utilise cockpit winches for halyard controls for safe and easy sail handling.

• All halyards are Dyneema, all sheets, furling lines and other utility lines are multicored sheaved polyester.

• All halyards run below deck in channels, eliminating tripping hazards.

• Quantum Sails™ Dacron crosscut mainsail.

• Quantum Sails™ Dacron crosscut upwind furling jib with UV strips.

• Quantum Sails™ Dacron crosscut 140% reaching genoa with UV strip.

• High-level stainless-steel stanchions & triple lifelines on top of bulwark for clear decks, reduced tripping hazards and ease of cleaning. Stanchion bases incorporate strong points for securing barber haulers or downhauls or for safety harness attachment.

• Padeyes mounted to deck for attachment of jacklines x 6.

• Stainless steel pushpit.

• Side deck boarding gates port and starboard with incorporated boarding ladder to ease boarding and to avoid the need to climb over lifelines when coming alongside.

• Split pulpit on bow for ease of access to bow area during anchoring and flying sail use.

• Stainless steel grab rails mounted to coachroof for safe foredeck access.

• Kraken Stainless-steel heavy-duty cleats mounted to stainless base plate with bulwark fairleads x 6 – (2 x fore, 2 x midships, 2 x aft).

• Harken Radial 60ST self-tailing primary winches x 2 – Electric.

• Harken Radial 60ST self-tailing secondary/utility winches x 2 – for halyards, jib sheets and reefing –Electric.

• Harken Radial 50ST self-tailing mainsheet and traveller winches x 2 – Manual.

• Spinlock rope clutches and deck organiser for the topping lift and halyard controls.

• Harken mainsheet traveller and car with 2:1 purchase. Dual mainsheet controls, port and starboard.

• Fore deck sail locker / lazarette with watertight bulkhead to chain locker and second structural bulkhead to interior. Fitted with lockable latch hardware.

• Lewmar opening flush deck hatches. (Number subject to layout)

• Foredeck seawater and freshwater wash down pump and deck connector.

• Dual roller, heavy duty bow roller system incorporating mounting for optional bow sprit for the use of asymmetric spinnaker, furling code k or other flying sail option.

• Lewmar V5 24VDC electric anchor windlass with chain and rode compatible gypsy. Deck mounted foot switches and pedestal controls included.

• Deck access chain locker to assist with the recovery of chain during anchoring operations.

• Unique Kraken chain locker design to reduce the build up of chain during anchor recovery and to improve drainage of the chain locker.

• Lewmar Delta 40kg anchor. 100m of 12mm chain + 40m of octoplait.

• Kraken solid plexiglass / stainless steel wind screen.

• Soft top, tubular stainless steel bimini with Ferrari Stamoid top. Includes removable forward and side panels and fitted bimini lights.

• Bespoke Kraken steering pedestal and console.

• Plastimo Horizon 135 compass mounted to pedestal.

• Raised helm floor to enable uninterrupted visibility forward.

• Moulded foot braces port and starboard at the helm position for bracing whilst under sail on either tack.

• Stainless steel helm wheel, Jefa Steering 1200 mm.

• Jefa Steering torque tube system with integrated autopilot drive.

• Emergency tiller with deck access to rudder stock.

• Teak cockpit table with stainless steel grabrail, foot brace support, cupholders and storage lockers. Oiled finish

• Ergonomic layout of sail controls to allow operation of sail controls by shorthanded crews.

• Plexiglass sliding companionway hatch.

• A unique Kraken vertical sliding plexiglass storm board with adjustable height control system. This replaces multiple storm boards that are a danger to the crew and the yacht.

• Opening portlights to cockpit well x 4 – galley, master cabin, shower and engine room.

• Cockpit cushions in Textilene with fast drain foam interior. Fast mount attachments.

• Three hatches to large aft lazarette locker and one dedicated life raft locker. All with lockable latches.

• Dedicated emergency steering tiller & grab bag locker.

• Fold out swim platform.

• Transom steps.

• Stainless steel pushpit gate to swim platform.

• Diving / swim ladder with oval steps to ease re-boarding from the water.

• Aft deck seawater and freshwater wash down pump and deck connector.


• Yanmar™, 80HP – 4JH80 – Common-rail diesel engine supported by flexible mounts.

• Side Power 24V tunnel bow thruster with dedicated battery (175Ah 24VDC) and charger.

• Stainless steel propeller shaft 1.5” (F51 Duplex) supported by custom ‘V’ bracket and dripless shaft seal.

• Bruntons Sigmadrive™ flexible coupling for isolation of vibration from engine to hull.

• Bruntons Autoprop™ self-pitching propeller.

• Engine start panel and tachometer mounted in cockpit.

• Single lever engine control on steering pedestal.

• 125A@12VDC alternator.

• Vetus PVC engine cooling water strainer with removable filter.

• Engine space and machinery room isolated with vibration dampening plate and 40mm (1.5”) acoustic insulation and protected with painted aluminium liner. High specification fire retardant materials and acoustic insulation for quiet running under power.

• Kraken triple fuel tank and polishing system provides essential fuel system maintenance and engine reliability. The system incorporates a single cup primary filter and dual cup dedicated engine filter, installed within machinery room for ease of access and maintenance. The use of a running tank to store clean fuel combined with the fuel filters ensures only clean fuel is delivered to the engine or generator. Cleaning of fuel can be undertaken from any tank to any other tank and this will remove contaminants from the fuel to ensure reliable service of the engine no matter the quality of the fuel delivered to the storage tanks.

• Kraken designed recessed eco deck fuel filling station ensures no contamination can occur through deck fillers and any spillages are retained within the fuel filling locker.


• Garmin™ Wind, Speed and Depth transducers.

• Garmin™ GPSMAP 923xsv 9″ Chartplotter at the navigation station.

• Garmin™ GPSMAP 923xsv 9″ Chartplotter at the helm.

• Garmin™ VHF 115 handset and speakers at chart table.

• Garmin™ Reactor™ 40 autopilot with autopilot GHC™ 20 at the helm.


• Cummins Onan 7kW generator including sound shield for quiet operation.

• AGM House Batteries 720Ah at 24V. (6x 240Ah@12V)

• AGM Engine and generator start batteries x 2, 12v, 110Ah.

• AGM Bow thruster / windlass battery 24v, 240Ah.

• Heavy duty battery change over and twinning switch.

• 12V/24V electrical distribution panel – Remote battery isolator switches.

• Victron Quattro 8000VA Charger / Inverter.

• Victron 24VDC to 12VDC converter for navigation electronics.

• LED ceiling lights, reading lights and hanging locker lights.

• LED Chart table light (red / white).

• LED spreader lights, downward pointing on lower spreader.

• Aqua Series 4 LED Navigation lights – deck level port, starboard and stern lights.

• 24VDC machinery space / Engine room blower.

• Electric bilge pumps x 4, Bilge pump float switches and alarm panel and manual override.

• Additional very high volume bilge pump (14,000 l/h) for emergency flooding control inclusive of high level sensor and alarm.

• 15m Shore power cable.

• Shore power sockets, stainless steel x 2 in both forward and aft lazarettes.

• 110V or 220V electrical distribution panel – Owners choice.

• AC multi standard sockets with USB charger in cabins, at chart table, saloon and galley. (Quantity and position is layout dependent)

• Shore power galvanic isolator for reduced galvanic corrosion whilst connected to shore power supply.

• Pressurised hot and cold water system.

• Electric sump pumps in all showers.

• Main engine / 220VAC dual element hot water calorifier 42 litres.

• All heads include holding tanks with gravity discharge and deck pump out fittings.

• Separate grey water tank for each head with electric pump discharge deck pump out fitting


• Interior joinery in white oak, afromosia or cherry using selected timbers and decorative veneers.

• Cabin sole in oak, walnut or afromosia.

• Concealed hinges and quality latches on locker doors and solid timber doors frames.

• High quality marine fabrics for cushions and headboards. • Lee cloths or folding lee boards per berth.

• Removable vinyl head lining panels using Fastmount™.

• Smoke detectors throughout. Carbon monoxide detector in engine room. (number of smoke detectors dependent on layout selected).

• Raise full view self contained navigation/ pilot station with chart table and instrument consol. This enables the crew to carry out watches in the warmth of the saloon.

• Secure and comfortable navigation chair incorporating grab rail and side support.

• Webasto Full tropical air-conditioning system with reverse air cycle heating.

• Fully gimballed, GN Espace OceanChef 3 Induction Cooker. See website for details.

• Stainless grab rail / safety rail to protect accidental contact with cooker.

• Built in Vitrifrigo stainless steel 24VDC double drawer style fridge 144L – supplied with keel cooler for efficient cooling in all climates. See website for details.

• Built in Vitrifrigo stainless steel 24VDC single drawer style freezer 75L – supplied with keel cooler for efficient cooling in all climates. See website for details.

• Hydromaster 180l/h Watermaker. • Kraken dual purpose bins. Two garbage bins alongside each other to enable the disposal of biodegradable waste overboard as well as deep bin for non biodegradable shore side disposal of non-bio degradable waste.

• Blanco single stainless steel sink with chopping board cover in Galley.

• HI MACS™ Alpine White (natural acrylic stone) sinks in heads.

• Solid stainless steel taps and bathroom fittings throughout.

• Plexiglass bifold doors to all showers.

• HI MACS™ (natural acrylic stone) worktops and head surfaces with moulded fiddle rail to make cleaning and maintenance of surfaces easy.

• Vetus electric toilets, sea water flushing.

• 4x fire extinguishers throughout and 1x fire-blanket in the galley.

• Solid timber and real wood veneer saloon table with fixed pedestal. Large amounts of storage space throughout.

• Large access panels to bilges, fuel and water tanks with large access hatches in all tanks.

• Solid laminated timber / stainless steel tubular companionway. Steps with angled ends allow safe use at sea.

• Access panel beneath companionway steps with removable panel to engine for improved access for servicing. Acoustic and thermal insulation for quiet accommodation spaces.

• Overhead hatches and ventilation throughout.

• Raised deck saloon provides excellent all round visibility through high specification impact resistant laminated glass.

• Dedicated wet locker with warm air supply close to companionway for the storage of wet-weather gear and lifejackets.

• Headboards in selected high-quality fabrics.

• Hinged lifting access on gas struts to storage beneath of master cabin double berth.

• Large capacity drawers under each berth.


• Fire extinguishers x6. (subject to layout)

• Horseshoe life ring and beacon.

• Fire blanket.

• Manual bilge pump in cockpit.

• Automatic engine room fire suppression system with manual override.


• 2.7m roll up hypalon dinghey.

• 4HP Yamaha outboard.

• 6 x F7 fenders.

• Boathook.

• 6 man life raft.

• Hand flares x2, parachute flares x2 and buoyant smoke x1.

• 4 x 22mm nylon 3 strand mooring warps, 15m.

• 3 x Winch handles.

• Full owners manual and vessel introduction.




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