THE UKRAINIAN WHITBREAD 60 [HALLEEIGE
S Y 1 0 1 C A T I HETMAN S
he Hetman Sahaidachny commission and build a c
yacht to compete in the 93-94 Whitbread Round the World RapIn building the new yacht Hetman has harnessed the advanced technologies available from the decommissioned Soviet defence
plants to demonstrate to the West the capabilities of the Ukrainian Aviation Industry - in a highly competitive global arena. s .-
The Hetman project is also a showcase f o t
Ukraine's natural resources, technologies,
manufacturing potential and vast surplus of !ow s
cost, skilled and technically rich labour. ,
Above all, Hetman Sahaidachny is an example of the
and determination of the Ukrainian
People and their enthusiasm to develop and accelerate two-way commercial rnmmunication and cooperation with the West.
A WORLD CLASS EITRY etman Sahaidachny is a Bruce Farr designed ' 2 n d generation' Whitbreod 60 yacht. Construction was carried out at the Kharkov Joint-Stock Aviation Factory in the Ukraine using Laser-beam technology to achieve accuracy to the Farr ings of 0.02-0.03mm, a standard unlikely to be exceeded.
Im close co-operation with Fox's Marina, Ipswich, on omplete rig, hydraulics, engine,
electronics and other ancillary equipment were sourced the UK and flown to the Ukraine for installation. The yacht was launched on the Black Sea in August '93 and sailed non-stop to the UK via the Mediterranean. The design,' construction and professionalism of the Ukrainian entry has impressed spectators and rival syndicates around the world.
THE H E I I A I SAHAID
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Platon, 34 whose energy and irndgi has been the driving force of the Hetman project.
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pdes and ligk eight Mocks were enghead in ihe Ukraine
19.60 m 17.20 m 5.30 m 3.70 m 14,000 kg Kevlar/Epoxy/Foam Vat-bagged tompositg Computer controlled milling from special steel with computer milled lead hlllh Sparcraft, incorporating topma! with Nitronic rod rigging by Navtec. ' I, Dyneema running rigging by Fox's A 1 All Kevlar fore & aft sails and Nylon spinnakers to W60 rules Full B&G Offshore System 2 x F Furuno Weatherfax & Ro T~$ Skamti Watch Receiver Murlcu ~~~~, Routing, Windsea, Macsat r, t i ICOM SSB and VHF, 2 x lnmarsat C, lnmarsat ABT Kodec Video Trammissi~ and digitiring system ' .$ Some Harken, Lewmar \ * Ukrainian blacks, Spinlo , Yanmar 75 hp. Gori folding pr Yanmar 20 hp -also driving dl
THE SPONSOR LINE-UP 1
The Joint-Stock, Ukrainian commercial bank, GRADOBANK, has under written the principal development and operational costs of the Hetman project. The bank is confident of realising its investment by attracting commercial interest worldwide to expand its activities outside the CIS. The Ukrainian airline, AIR UKRAINE INTERNATIONAL, has provided free air travel for Hetman personnel throughout the early stages of the project and is assisting with the ground crew travel between stopovers during the race itself. The airline operates modern Boeing 737- 400 aircraft daily from Kiev to major European cities.
SlCOMl e high tech French composites company provided a wide range of scientific, engineering and testing facilities throughout the build programme of Hetman Sahaidachny's advanced hull.
ER were the first Ukrainian company to support the Hetman project and were responsible for the overall build programme at the de-commisioned iet Defense Plant in Kharkov. Viter have pioneered the incorporation of Ukraine's inexpenswe tifanim, glass and carbon into ~tsmanufacturing.
KISPO are leading Ukrainian manufacturer of shoes of all types and have supplied the syndicate with advanced footwear. As well as sports shoes, Kispo have manufactured shoes for space flight projects. FOX'S MARINA (IPSWICH) LTD have supported the Hetman project throughout. They designed and manufactured the ent~rerig and sourced much of h e boat's sophisticated hardware, navtgational electronics, engine, generator and hydraulics. Fox's have also project managed Hetmon Sahaidachny in the UK and provided a range of business facilities. mTISH TELECOM selected Hetman ~onaidachnyas one of the 10 yachts to carry the revolutionary on board
Syndicate Hetman Sahaidachny, Kyiv Headquarters, Henry Barbusse Str, Kyiv, 2521 50, Ukraine. #(7) 044 261 91 84 Fax: # (7) 044 268 15 30/268
UK Headquarters h ' s Marina lpswich ltd, The Strand, Wherstead, Ipswich, IP2 8SA, Tel: # (44) 473 6891 11 Fax: # (44) 473 601737