2014 Farr 280

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Charlevoix, MI

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Class Sails
Category Racers
Year 2014
Make Farr
Length 28'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Charlevoix, MI

The Farr 280 One Design is a new production racing sailboat by Farr Yacht Design that delivers the excitement of grand prix racing to the under-30 one design arena. As a modern one design, the Farr 280 delivers contemporary grand prix features and style to a more achievable smaller boat package. The boat has dynamic performance on all points of sail, with a focus on inshore racing for a moderate crew size of five to six people.

The bold hull shape has a reverse stem, a long chine and wide beam carried aft to the transom to produce powerful performance and second looks for years to come. The clean, flush deck layout keeps control systems below deck while the long, broad cockpit provides plenty of room for easy boat handling.

Deck hardware and winches are generously sized and positioned for serious racing. Hiking lines allow the crew to comfortably maximize hiking power without impeding spinnaker handling on the foredeck.

A two-spreader carbon mast carries a generous square-head mainsail, twin running backstays, and a large asymmetric spinnaker flown from a fixed carbon bowsprit (removable for transport). The active forestay and mast tune are easily adjusted using an advanced rig control system actuated through cockpit-mounted hydraulics.

A below deck spinnaker launching and retrieval system provides quick and easy sail handling to allow the real focus to be on sailing. A soft hatch, which retracts from the cockpit, makes the process even simpler.

The Farr 280 was designed to perform well not just for inshore racing, but for offshore racing, too. The optional offshore package includes longer stanchions, bow pulpit and stern rail for double lifelines. Certified to comply with ISO/CE category B.

Don't just take it from us Sailing World and Yachts & Yachting agree: The Farr 280 is a boat that delivers on its promise of the best of grand prix racing in under 30ft.

  • North 3Di Main/ 3 jibs/ 2 Spin  
  • 2014 North 3DI Main  
  • 2014 North 3DI Light/ Medium
  • 2014 North 3DI Medium/ Heavy 
  • 2014 North 3DI #4 
  • 2014 North A14 
  • 2014 North A2 2015 Quantum Carbon Main
  • 2015 Quantum Light Medium Jib
  • 2015 Quantum Medium Heavy Jib 
  • 2015 Quantum A14
  • 2015 Quantum A2 
  • Velocitek Pro Start 
  • Velocitek Shift
  • B&G Through-hulls
  • Harken Carbon Hydraulic Panel
  • Trailer w/ Hydraulic Brakes and LED lights
  • Center Point Lifting hardware 
  • 6 PFDs 
  • Harken Fenders 
  • 5 Dock Lines 

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact Information

For further information please contact:
Elliott Falls
989.859.3569 Cell
866.490.JBYS(5297) ext.183

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Engine Make Lombardini
Engine Model 702M
Total Power 20hp
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
2014 Farr 280

New to the Market, this 2014 Farr 280 is in pristine condition and ready to race. She has raced two major regattas since new, including a 2nd place finish in the 2015 Annapolis NOOD Regatta

Her Sail inventory has very light use with a few practice sails on the North and two regattas on the Quantum inventory.

The boat includes a trailer with cradle AND a center lifting point option, allowing you to lift the boat at one point and set it onto its road trailer.

Still Messin is a head turner wherever she sits. She has been stored and maintained with no expense spared and is ready for her next team to enjoy. This is a very solid boat that will save you money over new and has everything needed for weekend regattas or major events.

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