Swan 43 (Holland)

1985 — 1990
Designer
Ron Holland
Builder
Nautor (Swan sailboats)
Associations
?
# Built
28
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
42 9 / 13.1 m
Waterline Length
34 1 / 10.4 m
Beam
13 1 / 4 m
Draft
6 2 / 1.9 m
Displacement
24,430 lbs / 11,082 kg
Ballast
9,040 lbs / 4,100 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
879.9 ft2 / 81.8 m2
Total Sail Area
879.1 ft2 / 81.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
381.5 ft2 / 35.4 m2
P
50 0 / 15.2 m
E
15 3 / 4.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
497.6 ft2 / 46.2 m2
I
56 11 / 17.4 m
J
17 5 / 5.3 m
Forestay Length
59 6 / 18.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
?
HP
45
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
70 gal / 265 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
85 gal / 322 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.83 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.72
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.0
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
274.59
moderate
Comfort Ratio
33.1
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.81
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Sheel keel (shown here) was standard with deep keel option.(draft 7.7’) and taller rig. (A number of different keel and rig combinations were available.)
Sometimes called SWAN 432, possibly to distinguish it from an earlier, S&S designed SWAN 43 (1967).
TALL RIG:
I: 59.00’
J: 17.48’
P: 52.00’
E: 15.26’
Tot. SA.:914 sq.ft.
Deep draft 8.3’
Displacement shown here is from a sample ORC cert. Ballast from builder literature.


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