The Arrow 1280-S

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A newer skinnier sister has joined the Arrow family, the Arrow 1280-S.  This design concept takes the Arrow's purist values one step further; shedding another skin to become a real serpent of the seas but keeping the longer waterline length.  We have drawn from the same "back to the future" low cost concept, only this time focusing her performance with narrower hulls, shallower draft and a practical interior layout. The Arrow 1280-S will of course feature the 100% flat panel construction that has made the Arrow Series such a popular design.

The Arrow 1280-S was designed to the Arrow 1200 and stretch her out, adding some different layout features but keeping the pedigree that made these designs so successful. A large cockpit is a must with the door set to port, allowing a sizeable table and plenty of seating for entertaining guests. Dual steering wheels are standard being set on the outer hull edge giving excellent visibility of sails and sea conditions.

The saloon is a little different with a U-shaped galley and saloon, instead of the space being blended together as in the original 1200 design. The nav station sits amidships to port, with the single head and shower located aft. Dual double berths are located on the bridgedeck forward, with access from each hull. A single berth in the starboard bow and additional double berth aft give the 1280-S plenty of accommodation.

Read more in the Study Plans, or contact us for kit pricing and ordering information.

 

Specifications

LOA    12.80 metres
BOA    6.80 metres
DRAFT    0.400 metres
HEADROOM (Hulls)    Full Standing
HEADROOM  (Bridgedeck)    Full Standing
MAST HEIGHT    17.00 metres
SAIL AREA (Main)    67 sq metres
  SAIL AREA (Jib)    31 sq metres
PAYLOAD    1500 kg
DISPLACEMENT    4500 kg
BRIDGEDECK CLEARANCE    0.750 metres
BEAM TO LENGTH RATIO    15.2:1
MOTOR OPTION 

 1 x 30-60hp O/B or Twin 20hp Diesels

CRUISING SPEED    16 - 19 knots
TOP SPEED    25+ knots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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