1996 Farr 39 C/R

1996 Farr 39 C/R



Offered at $98,000

The perfect blend of performance and interior comfort


1996 Farr 39 Mark Lindsay built Cruiser/Racer

Farr design number 336 built by Mark Lindsey at Boston Boats works and superbly maintained, Tachyon blends the speed of Farr 39 ML with the comforts and easy use of the Farr 395. Carbon rig, swept back spreaders, non-overlapping jib, cockpit seats, wheel steering, a-symmetrical chutes, full usable interior complete with enclosed head, salon drop leaf table (removable) and complete galley. The owner has performed many upgrades over the years to keep Tachyon in top shape.


An 18 rater (PHRF-NW) with the beauty, style and comfort to handle whatever type of sailing you want to tackle.

  • Boat Name: Tachyon
  • Year: 1996
  • Current Price: US$ 98,000
  • Located in Seattle, WA
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel
  • YW# 22784-2965255

Builder: Boston Boat Works
Designer: Farr Yacht Design

LOA: 39 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 6 in
LWL: 34 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 8 ft 9 in
Displacement: 10164 lbs
Ballast: 4900 lbs

Total Power: 28 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1996
Engine Model: 3GM30F
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 28 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (39 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (19 Gallons)

Accommodations: A large V-berth is forward with 4” cushions. Next aft is a large enclosed head with sink to port, opposite several storage bins. The salon has settees port and starboard, and a drop leaf removable table that mounts to the bulkhead. Next aft is a galley to port and a large nav station to starboard with a swing out stool. Aft of the companionway is the engine box and two fold down quarter berths. The teak and holly sole adds an elegant touch to a highly functional interior. Tachyons’ interior is easy to maintain while being a comfortable place to live in a seaway while keeping warm with her diesel forced air heat.



  • Mainsheet-2:1 German style sheeting system, led under deck to winches on either side of cockpit
  • Traveler led under deck to center console
  • Spinnaker sheet twing system
  • Solid vang with P&S leads
  • Cunningham and Outhaul led to center console
  • All tracks, cars and blocks by Lewmar or Harken
  • Harken Jib Fairlead Track adjustable from the Cockpit
  • Jib In-Hauler system w/ cross sheated 7:1 purchase
  • 5ea Spinlock clutches on the Cabin Top w/ deck organizer allowing leads to either cabin top winches
  • Four Lewmar hatches plus opening ports for ventilation
  • Carbon fiber rudder stock and blade w/ newer self aligning bearings
  • Custom 72” wheel w/Vectran drive


  • LEWMAR 48-3 AOR 2 speed primaries (2)
  • LEWMAR 46-2 AST 2 speed ST secondary/halyard (2)
  • LEWMAR 44-2 AST 2 speed ST mainsheet (2)
  • Carbon fiber mast, spreaders, boom
  • Custom spinnaker pole by Hall spars designed specifically for use with a-symmetrical spinnakers complete with custom southern spar tip ends
  • Discontinuous rod rigging
  • Harken carbo foil
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay – underdeck unit w/ cockpit controls


  • Top loading icebox, built into Nav Area
  • Large single basin SS sink
  • Manual fresh water pump/faucet
  • 2 burner w/ broiler gimbaled propane Force 10 stove
  • Sealed propane locker under aft cockpit hatch w/ drain


  • YANMAR 3GM30F w/SD20 saildrive (refurbished 2004)
  • Flexo-Fold folding prop (2003)
  • Spinlock Throttle/Shift controls
  • Racor fuel filter
  • Diesel forced air heater


  • Ockam system w/3 jumbo mast displays and 4 bulkhead displays
  • B&G below decks autopilot w/ Simrad AP24 display/control
  • Garmin Chart Plotter
  • VHF Radio
  • Raytheon LCD radar (removable for racing)


  • 12 volt DC panel w/13 circuit breakers and battery meter
  • 100 amp hour Cole Hersey batteries w/switch
  • Xantrex True Charge Multi Stage 20+ amp Smart charger
  • Smart Plug boatside outlet
  • Smart Plug complete shorepower cord
  • Red and white interior dome lights
  • Halogen reading lights


Sail inventory includes a plethora of racing and delivery sails making her ready to sail without the need for additional investment.

Sails of Note:

  • Newer Quantum Set of sails ready to race
  • 2 sets older Quantum Sails
  • 1 set older North Sails


  • Cockpit accessible manual bilge pump
  • Below deck accessible manual bilge pump
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Life sling
  • Horseshoe style life ring
  • MOM8A
  • Lifejackets


  • 2015 Foredeck Hatch Replaced
  • 2015 Canvas covers Replaced
  • 2015 Bilge pump hoses replaced and re-routed for safety.
  • 2012 Keel Grid structure completely removed, inspected, powder coated and reinstalled at CSR Marine
  • 2010 Hull Paint
  • 2010 complete deck refurbish with all holes filled with epoxy and tapped before re-installation of hardware with new bolts.
  • 2010 Deck hatches replaced
  • 2010 New self aligning rudder bearings installed
  • 2004 New refurbished Sail drive
  • 2003 New Flexo-Fold Prop
  • 2003 Bottom re-epoxied and faired, New England Boatworks
  • 2003 Interior painted and New teak and holly sole

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact Bob, Ben or Pete for more information

sales@sailnorthwest.com – 206-286-1004

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