ARROW

The Royal Yacht Squadrons Famous Cutter Arrow Under Full SailThe birth of a legend

The original Arrow was modeled and built somewhere about 1822 by Mr. G. Inman for Mr. Joseph Weld of Lulworth Castle but was largely the product of her owner’s ideas of design. Arrow was 61 feet 9½ inches long by 18 feet 5¼ inches beam, with a depth of hold of 8 feet 8 inches.

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ArrowV“The epitome of the first sixty years of salt-water racing”

Arrow was 61 feet 9½ inches long by 18 feet 5¼ inches beam, with a depth of hold of 8 feet 8 inches. She had the usual round barrel-like bottom, and, so far as can be learned, a round, short bow, the run being fair and easy, the small midship section lending itself pleasantly to this.

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ARROW - John B. DayBy William P. Stephens - MotorBoating oct. 1944

CONTEMPORARY with Pearl, and even more famous in racing, was the cutter Arrow, built in 1822. Her first owner, Joseph Weld, was, like the Marquis of Angelsey, one of the founders of the Royal Yacht Squadron; like the Marquis, he had ideas of his own, and he chose as a builder, Inman of Lymington, to carry them out.

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