SWAN 48-S&S

SWAN 48-S&S photo SWAN 48-S&S drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
47.90 ft / 14.60 m
LWL:
37.28 ft / 11.36 m
S.A. (reported):
1,032.00 ft2 / 95.88 m2
Beam:
13.60 ft / 4.15 m
Draft (max):
7.74 ft / 2.36 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
36,000 lb / 16,329 kg
Ballast:
14,100 lb / 6,396 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.21
Bal./Disp.:
39.17
Disp./Len.:
310.19
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1971
Last Built:
1975
# Built:
46
Builder:
Nautor
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo Penta
Model:
MD21A
Type:
Diesel
HP:
36
Water:
90 gals.
Fuel:
55 gals.

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.21
Bal./Disp.:
39.17
Disp./Len.:
310.19
Comfort Ratio:
42.53

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
60.00 ft / 18.29 m
J:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
P:
54.00 ft / 16.46 m
E:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
600.00 ft2 / 55.74 m2
S.A. Main:
432.00 ft2 / 40.13 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
1,032.00 ft2 / 95.88 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.21
Est. Forestay Len.:
63.25 ft / 19.28 m

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Notes

S&S design #2079. One version has an extended/traditional counter. (SWAN 50 - S&S #2079.1) Available as sloop or ketch and taller rig. TALL RIG: I: 62.5' J: 20.0' P: 56.5' E: 15.5' Also sold in the US by Palmer Johnson as the PALMER JOHNSON 48/50. (S&S #2079.2 though these yacht were delivered from original builder in 'sail away' condition.) (Dimensions vary slightly from one rendering to another.) At least one boat was built to this same design, (of teak) by Sangermani of Italy.



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