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13ft. NEW-BUILD ‘BLACK ARROW’ Class C – Hydro Plane Racer – Lying: Cornwall



Boat Details

Overall Length: 13ft
Waterline: 12ft
Beam: 4ft 6ins
Draught: 9ins
Displacement: -
Engine: -
Berths: n/a
Sail: n/a
Designer: Bruce Crandall
Builder: Abingdon & Skabardis
Year Built: 2018
Location: South Coast


In 1946 Bruce Crandall produced new design plans for a Class C Hydro Plane Racer, marketed as the Black Arrow. The design incorporated the use of marine-ply on a substantial frame creating a strong yet light hull. The Black Arrow proved to be a popular, two-seater, fast racer ideal for use on lakes, estuaries and rivers.

This example, recently completed by professional boat builders in Ramsgate is constructed of Robbins Elite Marine-Ply on Douglas-Fir stringers, all fastened with A4 stainless steel screws and finished in bi-axle cloth, epoxy finished.

Deck are of Sapele as are the dash and coamings. Teak rubbing strake.

Chrome finish bronze fittings and laminated glass screen. Teleflex steering.

New galvanised road trailer, easily pulled by an average family car.

Recreational Craft Directive exemption due to date of the original design.


A well-built example of this stylish and popular ‘classic’ Black Arrow design. Newly built and ready for collection on a new road trailer. Easily driven hull ideally powered by a 20-40hp outboard motor which the builders can fit additionally if required.
Contact us for more information or visit the Bruce Crandall website for more information on the design. www.classicwoodenboatplans.com/black-arrow-by-brucecrandall

GUIDE: £6,500


VIEWING: Through CLASSIC YACHT BROKERAGE – 01905-356482 / info@classicyachtbrokerage.co.uk