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Rival 41

Brief details

Builder

Southern Boatbuilding, Southampton

The Rival 41 is the biggest of the range of Rival Yachts designed by Peter Brett. This is a serious cruising yacht with impeccable credentials for long-distance passage-making. Two different versions were built on the same hull, one with centre cockpit and one with aft cockpit, the type illustrated here.

LOA

41' 0"

Sail area

963 sq ft main and genoa

LWL

32' 8"

Rig

Cutter

Beam

12' 3"

Cabins

2 plus saloon

Draught

5' 11"

Berths

max 9

Displacement

22,046 lbs

Engine

usually a Perkins diesel

Ballast

encapsulated

BHP

48

Keel type

Fin and skeg

Peter Brett designed the first Rival, the 31 in 1967, and the hull design was later lengthened to become the 32. In 1972 the 32 was replaced with the 34, which rapidly became known for it's seaworthiness: the designer's own Rival 34 'Wild Rival' won the OSTAR singlehanded transatlantic race in 1976.

In 1977 the Rival 38 and Rival 41 were added to the range, all these designs sharing the general character of moderate displacement, fin and skeg hullform, and solid build. They also have a pronounced and distinctive sheerline. The Rival 41 is the biggest of the Rival, and was built with two different deck layouts, aft (AC) or centre cockpit (CC), and a choice of sloop or ketch rigs. 57 Rival 41s were built in total.

 

This Rival 41 is a sloop rigged aft cockpit (AC) model. The interior layout has up to 9 berths, though a more typical crew would be two to four. There is a double aft cabin under the cockpit, with separate companionways from aft cabin to cockpit, and from saloon to deck. She is cutter rigged, but normally is sailed as a sloop, with roller furling genoa: the inner forestay is used only for mast support and to set a small heavy weather staysail if needed.

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Rival 41 AC for sale

Forecabin

Forward heads

 

Forward heads

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Saloon table
Rival 41 for sale

The steps to the hatch in the saloon lead to deck level forward of the cockpit sprayhood.
Headroom is 6' 2" in the saloon and aft cabin

Galley
Chart table
Chart table detail
Accommodation plan
Aft heads basin Aft heads

Internal access to the aft cabin is via the aft heads compartment. The aft cabin has a deep single berth to starboard, and a large double to port, with companionway steps to the cockpit for external access. The green wire in the photos of this yacht is for an additional sacrificial anode used only when moored.

Aft cabin single berth and companionway

The aft cabin has a very deep single quarter berth to starboard,
and a 6'6" by 4' 0" double berth to port

Aft cabin double berth

Engine from aft cabin

The original 48 hp Perkins 4.108 engine in the yacht shown
was replaced in 2000 with a new Perkins/Sabre 65 hp.

Engine from saloon
Deck

The saloon companionway emerges on the coachroof with grab bars either side.
There is a second companionway into the cockpit from the aft cabin.

Deck forward
Bow detail
Deck aft

She is cutter rigged, with the inner forestay well back,
and used for a small heavy weather staysail

Rig

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Coachroof
Cockpit aft
Cockpit forward

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