SWAN 53

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
53.00 ft / 16.15 m
LWL:
43.06 ft / 13.12 m
S.A. (reported):
1,342.00 ft2 / 124.68 m2
Beam:
15.51 ft / 4.73 m
Draft (max):
10.20 ft / 3.11 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
44,000 lb / 19,958 kg
Ballast:
18,518 lb / 8,400 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.30
Bal./Disp.:
42.09
Disp./Len.:
246.03
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1987
Last Built:
1995
# Built:
50
Builder:
Nautor (FIN)
Designer:
German Frers
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Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Model:
TMD31A
Type:
Diesel
HP:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.30
Bal./Disp.:
42.09
Disp./Len.:
246.03
Comfort Ratio:
38.36

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
69.40 ft / 21.15 m
J:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
P:
61.90 ft / 18.87 m
E:
19.80 ft / 6.04 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
728.70 ft2 / 67.70 m2
S.A. Main:
612.81 ft2 / 56.93 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
1,341.51 ft2 / 124.63 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.30
Est. Forestay Len.:
72.51 ft / 22.10 m

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Notes

A taller rig was available. There was another later SWAN 53 (2004), also by Frers, but an entirely different design. Keel/CB version: Draft - BD: 11.7'; BU: 7.1'



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