Boating NZ : FREE TO READ February 2014
Lady GoGa is the two-cabin version of the 34ft Hanse 345; three-cabin is an option. The saloon settee converts to a double berth, and the LED lighting creates a friendly ambience. A backlit switchboard displays which controls are activated at night. ABOVE: The self-tacking jib and twin helms make for easy sailing. BELOW LEFT: The two-cabin layout enables a spacious bathroom. BELOW: The galley island has lighting controls, including dimming, for the saloon LED lights. and a 22.5m2 jib. A multi-purchase tensioner on the split backstay helps to tweak upwind performance; the tensioner is just above the helmsman so it’s easy to reach. While this sail plan might not propel the 345 to the front of the racing fleet, she’s hardly a slouch. There’s plenty of zing on tap when the competitive juices begin to flow. She displaces a trim 6.2 tonnes and to maximise speed, her fairly vertical stem and stern provide for a waterline length of 9.55m, less than a metre shy LEES GROUP Power Solutions Phone 09 299 6019 182 Great South Road, Takanini, Auckland email firstname.lastname@example.org Dealer enquries Welcome www.leesgroup.com PROVEN HIGH PeRFoRMAnCe Best VALUe In nZ HOT PRICING RIDInG the WAV e OF INNOVATION LIGHT-HEAVY DUTY 20 - 825 HP PLEASURE DUTY 60 - 295 HP LIGHT - HEAVY DUTY 160 - 1200 HP Korean reliability,55 years in production Heavy duty mechanical engines Continuous power ratings Mechanical injection models available from 20 to 280 HP Electronic Common Rail models available from 230 to 825 HP Winner of current international boat speed/efficency records Excellent power to weight ratio Available in Sail Drive/Shaft Drive/Stern Drive Best in class models available 021454 subscribe online at www.mags4gifts.co.nz/boating-nz 31 tested_Hanse_Feb14.indd 31 20/01/2014 5:25:16 p.m.
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