They say the acorn never falls far from the tree and the Draco brand – designed and built by Windy – is certainly not afraid to display its lineage proudly. In the case of the Draco 22 RS the similarities with the critically acclaimed Draco 27 are easy to spot. Take a look for yourself in this Draco 22 RS video filmed at Southampton Boat Show.

 

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The pronounced rubbing strake and the wide deck spaces circulating within the cockpit are new-model Draco through and through. The fine almost vertical stem should create a soft ride with top speeds in the region of 40+ knots.

The bow seating hides an optional refrigerated locker and the aft seat back folds down to make a sunpad. If you loved last year's Draco 27 RS (see the video here) but didn't have the budget, then the 22 could be the boat for you.

Written by: Alex Smith
Alex Smith is a journalist, copywriter and magazine editor with a long history in boating and a happy addiction to the water. He’s worked on boats, lived on boats, bought boats, sold boats and – when he’s not actually on board a boat – he can generally be found in his Folkestone office, tapping away at the computer and gazing out to sea.
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