MALÖ 525 Deck Saloon THE EVOLUTION OF PERFORMANCE
The standard rig will comprise of an aluminum spar with sweptback spreaders. The jib will be non-overlapping at approx. 105%. There will be no runners, checks or a baby stay. In keeping with the design philosophy the deck will be kept as clear as possible of all ropes with the jib sheets being run under the deck to three winches located around the forward end of the steering cockpit. The main sheet will have a single point sheeting position and will lead to the central winch in the aft cockpit.
A Navtec hydraulic system operated from the aft cockpit will control the backstay and vang. The main halyard will be led back as will the line for the furling Jib. Reefing will be at the mast. As an option a leisure furl In-boom furling system will be available. Other features will include deck and rig lighting on the spreaders, a removable inner forestay, white Awlgrip painted mast and Nitronic 50 discontinuous rigging.