SWAN 38 S&S Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of SWAN 38 S&S. Built by Nautor (Swan sailboats) and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the boat was first built in 1974. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 11.66. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.87. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Bukh, runs on Diesel.

SWAN 38 S&S has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about SWAN 38 S&S and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.66 m / 38.25 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):63.73 m2 / 685.98 ft2
Draft (max):1.92 m / 6.30 ft
Displacement:8301 kg / 18300.55 lbs
Ballast:3221 kg / 7101.08 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1979
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens
LWL:8.75 m / 28.71 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:34.44
Capsize Screening Formula:1.76

Rig And Sail Specs

I:15.54 m / 50.98 ft
S.A. Fore:12.88 m / 42.26 ft
E:3.81 m / 12.50 ft
S.A. Fore:37.45 m2 / 403.11 ft2
S.A. Main:24.53 m2 / 264.04 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)61.99 m2 / 667.25 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Water:201 L / 53.10 gals


Builders:Nautor (Swan sailboats)
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens


Who designed the SWAN 38 S&S?

SWAN 38 S&S was designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

Who builds SWAN 38 S&S?

SWAN 38 S&S is built by Nautor (Swan sailboats).

When was SWAN 38 S&S first built?

SWAN 38 S&S was first built in 1974.

How long is SWAN 38 S&S?

SWAN 38 S&S is 8.75 m in length.

What is mast height on SWAN 38 S&S?

SWAN 38 S&S has a mast height of 12.88 m.

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