2001 HUNTER 340 CLASSIC SLOOP TO ENJOY AND EXPLORE AND MAKE YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE A REALITY. October 2019 Boat is getting wrapped. A BIT OF HISTORY AND WHY THIS BOAT MAKES YOUR HEART BEAT FASTER! Its all about the tall, fractional rig - a direct descendant of the B&R rig that powered Hunter's Child to a second place finish in the BOC Challenge. The mast was engineered to carry less weight aloft with smaller sections. Note the swept-back spreaders and reverse diagonals and mast support struts. What that means is increased stability and strength minus a backstay. A "large roach" ...