SWIFT 18

SWIFT 18 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
LWL:
16.33 ft / 4.98 m
Beam:
7.92 ft / 2.41 m
S.A. (reported):
199.00 ft2 / 18.49 m2
Draft (max):
3.50 ft / 1.07 m
Draft (min):
0.75 ft / 0.23 m
Displacement:
1,450 lb / 658 kg
S.A./Disp.:
24.91
Disp./Len.:
148.65
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1981
Builder:
Swift Boats Ltd./John Charnley Associates (UK)
Designer:
Colin Silvester

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
24.91
Disp./Len.:
148.65
Comfort Ratio:
8.45
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.80

Notes

The SWIFT 18 was originally designed for aluminum contruction. This proved to be impractical so molds were made, and all boats after the prototype were built of fiberglass. There have been a number of different builders and a number of variations in rig and other details.

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