The third SW 100 RS Sailing Yacht CAPE ARROW was launched by Southern Wind in Cape Town on the 22nd of April 2011 after few days of delay due to an exceptional strong wind, which did not allow a safe transportation from the yard to the harbour. The SW 100 RS hull n° 3 CAPE ARROW will leave Cape Town to the Mediterranean in approximately one month after the usual sea and systems trials.
Yacht Cape Arrow, Southern Wind’s latest yacht launch is the third SW 100 RS following her sister ships sailing yacht Blues, a SW 100 RS launched by Southern Wind in 2010 and the famous charter yacht Mrs Seven a SW 100 RS launched in 2008.
Cape Arrow sailing yacht is a performance cruiser measuring 100 ft. (30.2 metres) in length with naval architecture by Farr Yacht Design and concept, interior design and exterior styling by Nauta Design.
She is built with a composite construction that is light weight, being made up of Carbon fibre, Kevlar and Epoxy resin sandwich which will keep her lightweight with an impressive sailing performance.
Southern Wind Sailing Yacht Cape Arrow Specification:
Yacht Cape Arrow the 3rd SW 100 RS
L.O.A.: 30.20 m.
L.W.L.: 26.20 m.
Naval Architecture: Farr Yacht Design
Concept, Interior design and Exterior styling: Nauta Design.
Beam max.: 6.70 m.
Draft: 3.95 m.
Displacement: 62,300 (light) kg.
Ballast: 22,900 kg.
Sail area: 463 sqm.
Composite (Carbon fibre, Kevlar and Epoxy resin) sandwich
RINA Class Certificate C HULL• MAC, Ych. MCA
MCA Large Commercial Yacht Short range code “LY2” compliant