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Arcona 340 standard

The Arcona 340, here in "standard" version, is a 34’1” monohull sailboat designed by Stefan Qviberg. She was built by Arcona Yachts (Sweden) and made of sandwich Divinicell / fiberglass / vinylester (vacuum infusion). The production started in 2009 .

The Arcona 340 is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Shoal draft.

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Arcona 340's   Main Features
Model Arcona 340
Version Standard
Type of hull Monohull
Category Cruiser-racer sailboat
Shipyard
Designer Stefan Qviberg
Construction Hull:
sandwich Divinicell / fiberglass / vinylester (vacuum infusion)
Deck:
sandwich Divinicell / fiberglass / polyester (vacuum infusion)
First built hull 2009
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Keel :
L-shaped keel (with bulb)
Helm 1 wheel
Rudder 1 spade rudder
Cockpit Open aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification A
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only)
N/A
Arcona 340's   Main dimensions
Length overall 34’ 1”
Hull length 34’ 1”
Waterline length 32’ 2”
Beam (width) 11’ 4”
Draft 6’ 5”
Light displacement 11464 lbs
Ballast weight 4189 lbs
Ballast type Cast iron fin with lead bulb
Arcona 340's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 848 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 1483 sq.ft
Mainsail area 407 sq.ft
Genoa area 441 sq.ft
Jib area 316 sq.ft
Symmetric spinnaker area 1076 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi 7/8
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum (carbon fiber as an option)
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 48’ 2”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 12’ 1”
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 47’ 1”
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 15’ 8”
Arcona 340's   Performances
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
26.25
Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
45.91
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
156
Ballast ratioiThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of the stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the weight of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shape and the position of the center of gravity, only boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shape should be considered.
Higher the ballast ratio is, greater is the stability.
37 %
Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".
The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34.
7.60 knots
Arcona 340's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine 20 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 26.4 gal
Arcona 340's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) 2
Berth(s) (min/max) 4 / 6
Head(s) 1
Fresh water tank capacity 34.3 gal
Water heater capacity 5.3 gal
Holding tank capacity 13.2 gal

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