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Swan 59

1984 — 1990
Designer
German Frers
Builder
Nautor (Swan sailboats)
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
58.67 ft / 17.88 m
Waterline Length
48.15 ft / 14.68 m
Beam
16.40 ft / 5.00 m
Draft
11.18 ft / 3.41 m
Displacement
62,400 lb / 28,304 kg
Ballast
22,800 lb / 10,342 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
?
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
TMD31A
HP
?
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
264 gals / 999 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
277 gals / 1,049 L
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
9.3 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
Ballast/Displacement
36.54
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
249.54
moderate
Comfort Ratio
44.95
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.65
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Keel/CB version:
Draft (BD): 9.75’ (BU): 4.0’


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