The T870 is available as an owner build or by your boatbuilder.
LOA 8.7 metre
Beam 3.1 metre
Draft 2.4 metre
Sailing Weight 1950 kg
Crew Weight 510 kg
Ballast 750 kg
SA UP 52.1 sq. m
SA Down 157.3 sq. m

This boat is a no compromise racer yet features a comfortable and roomy interior - powerful upwind, awesome downwind!

With the masthead or fractional spinnaker this is a no compromise racer - it can take you at a pace you've never been before. The large carbon fibre rig dismantles into 2 pieces for ease of trailering.

The T870 has excelled in Europe, Australia and the USA where it has won many races in its first year. Its light weather performance is second to none.

The rotating prod assists in sailing low downwind angles with asymmetric spinnaker. The light weight of the yacht means towing is easy with a large car.
Launching can be from ramp or crane using the keel mounted lift point.

Drawings are also available for the home builder, some components can be supplied by us to help the build process.

Refer to our designers
Sailing and tuning guides for more information on sailing these boats.

Click here for more information on
building your own boat.

The T870 is designed as a one design with the added advantage of being a superb PHRF racer often beating much larger boats around the course.
The designers have utilises the latest VPP software to help create a boat that is very fast and stable upwind yet exhilarating downwind.
It features a very roomy boat both inside and out without sacrificing and of the performance characteristics.
The rig is simply setup with the ability to adjust the mast bend as required with the permanent backstay. The mast is designed with the mainsail roach to bend in the puffs and allow the mainsail to exhaust.

The T870 is construction using our unique temporary female moulding system, Resins are epoxy with a foam core and eglass laminates
The keel and rudder are constructed using eglass laminates and carbon fiber stiffening.

Rig – The mast is carbon fiber with an aluminium option for the budget conscious. Rigging is Dyform with aluminium spreaders and boom.
The bow pod is articulating and carbon fiber.

Deck Fitout – Full Harken fitout with winch options.

Sails – Mainsail, light and medium jib with a heavy air option.
Spinnakers are asymmetric with two masthead and one fractional.

Trailer and launching – The boat can be trailer launched using the custom keel winch or dry sailed with the central lifting hook.

Build your own T870
This design is available to build yourself or by your boatbuilder.
We offer extensive drawings and build methodology with full size templates and advice throughout the construction and tuning process.
Find out more about building your own boat.

Documentation for the T870 Components Available
Construction Drawings with full size patterns Mast and rigging
Full size patterns for temporary moulds Construction material
Building Methodology Deck gear
Construction specification Sail package
Parts list Keel lead bulb
Email support Hydraulic keel system

We offer a set of study prints for this boat to help you assess the cost and buildabilty of this boat.
The study prints contain the material list, build methodology and component list for the boat.
We also provide the cost of the components required for supply by us.
There is a charge for the study prints, however the cost is deducted from the drawing price when the purchase is made

How to obtain the drawings or study prints
Simply click on the link below and fill our your details with you request and we will email you with the information you need to obtain the study prints or drawings.

28.5 feet
Beam 10.2 feet
Draft 7.9 feet
Sailing Weight 4290 lb
Crew Weight 1122 lb
Ballast 1650 lb
SA UP 561 sq. ft
SA Down 1693 sq. ft

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