SWALLOW

SWALLOW photo SWALLOW drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
25.42 ft / 7.75 m
LWL:
19.00 ft / 5.79 m
Beam:
5.50 ft / 1.68 m
S.A. (reported):
200.00 ft2 / 18.58 m2
Draft (max):
3.42 ft / 1.04 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,253 lb / 1,022 kg
Ballast:
1,340 lb / 608 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.66
Bal./Disp.:
59.48
Disp./Len.:
146.64
Construction:
Wood/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1948
Last Built:
# Built:
90
Builder:
Designer:
Tom Thornycroft
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.66
Bal./Disp.:
59.48
Disp./Len.:
146.64
Comfort Ratio:
17.16
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.68

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
J:
7.28 ft / 2.22 m
P:
27.00 ft / 8.23 m
E:
10.70 ft / 3.26 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
76.44 ft2 / 7.10 m2
S.A. Main:
144.45 ft2 / 13.42 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
220.89 ft2 / 20.52 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
20.61
Est. Forestay Len.:
22.23 ft / 6.77 m

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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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