YachtDatabase.com

Review of Arrowsport 16


Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Arrowsport 16 aka 16 Arrowsport is a small motorboat.

Here we would have liked to show you nice photos of the Arrowsport 16.
If you have a photo you would like to share: Upload Image

Looking for a new boat? Find a Arrowsport 16 or similar boat for sale

Hull

The hull is made of fibreglass. Generally, a hull made of fibreglass requires only a minimum of maintenance during the sailing season. And outside the sailing season, just bottom cleaning and perhaps anti-fouling painting once a year - a few hours of work, that's all.


Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

Immersion rate

The immersion rate is defined as the weight required to sink the boat a certain level. The immersion rate for Arrowsport 16 is about 61 kg/cm, alternatively 344 lbs/inch.
Meaning: if you load 61 kg cargo on the boat then it will sink 1 cm. Alternatively, if you load 344 lbs cargo on the boat it will sink 1 inch.


Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

L/B (Length Beam Ratio)

What is L/B (Length Beam Ratio)?

The l/b ratio for Arrowsport 16 is 2.52.

Wide Slim 62% 0 50 100
Compared with other similar motor boats it is slimmer than 62% of all other designs. It seems that the designer has chosen a slightly more speedy hull design.


Curiosities

Powerboat?

In Denmark, you are required to have achieved a 'powerboat driving license' in order to sail a powerboat.
In this context a boat is considered a powerboat if:

Equation for Danish definition of a powerboat
Danish definition of a powerboat
According to this definition this boat is not categorized as a Powerboat.
Though, if you install a motor of 26 kW (35 hp), then the boat will become a powerboat, and you will need a Danish 'powerboat driving license'


Maintenance

Boat owner's ideas

This section is reserved boat owner's modifications, improvements, etc. Here you might find (or contribute with) inspiration for your boat.

Do you have changes/improvements you would like to share? Upload a photo and describe what you have done.



Finally

We are always looking for new photos. If you can contribute with photos for Arrowsport 16 it would be a great help.

If you have any comments to the review, improvement suggestions, or the like, feel free to contact us. Criticism helps us to improve.



References