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SWALLOW
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Hull Type:  Fin Keel Rig Type:  Fractional Sloop
LOA:  25.42' / 7.75m LWL:  19.00' / 5.79m
Beam:  5.50' / 1.68m Listed SA:  200 ft2 / 18.58 m2
Draft (max.)  3.42' / 1.04m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  2253 lbs./ 1022 kgs. Ballast:  1340 lbs. / 608 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  18.66 Bal./Disp.:  59.49% Disp./Len.:  146.64
Designer:  Tom Thornycroft
Builder:  
Construction:  Wood/FG Bal. type:  
First Built:  1948 Last Built:   # Built:  90
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  21.00' / 6.40m J:  7.28' / 2.22m
P:  27.00' / 8.23m E:  10.70' / 3.26m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  76.44 ft2 / 7.10 m2 SA(Main):  144.45 ft2 / 13.42 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   220.89 ft2 / 20.52 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  20.61 Est. Forestay Length.:  22.23' / 6.77m
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Børresen Bådebyggeri
More about & boats built by:   Abeking & Rasmussen
More about & boats built by:   Morgan-Giles Ltd.(UK)
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:   Isaac Thomas Thornycroft
NOTES
Designed for, and used in the 1948 Olympic Games, the SWALLOW, is still raced in a number of fleets in the UK. New boats have been built of fiberglass while the surviving wood ones are reported to have remained competitive.
A modernized rig was approved in 2010.

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