SWAN 40 (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 40 (S&S). Built by Nautor (Swan sailboats) and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the boat was first built in 1970. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 11.98. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.99. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Volvo Penta, runs on Diesel.

SWAN 40 (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 40 (S&S) and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.98 m / 39.30 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):65.87 m2 / 709.02 ft2
Draft (max):2.04 m / 6.69 ft
Displacement:8618 kg / 18999.42 lbs
Ballast:3583 kg / 7899.15 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1972
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens
LWL:8.7 m / 28.54 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:38.71
Capsize Screening Formula:1.63

Rig And Sail Specs

I:14.95 m / 49.05 ft
S.A. Fore:13.42 m / 44.03 ft
E:4.43 m / 14.53 ft
S.A. Fore:36.08 m2 / 388.36 ft2
S.A. Main:29.74 m2 / 320.12 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)65.83 m2 / 708.59 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Volvo Penta
Fuel:151 L / 39.89 gals


Water:182 L / 48.08 gals


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


Who designed the SWAN 40 (S&S)?

SWAN 40 (S&S) was designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

Who builds SWAN 40 (S&S)?

SWAN 40 (S&S) is built by Nautor (Swan sailboats).

When was SWAN 40 (S&S) first built?

SWAN 40 (S&S) was first built in 1970.

How long is SWAN 40 (S&S)?

SWAN 40 (S&S) is 8.7 m in length.

What is mast height on SWAN 40 (S&S)?

SWAN 40 (S&S) has a mast height of 13.42 m.

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