SWAN 42 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 42. Built by Nautor (Swan sailboats) and designed by Ron Holland, the boat was first built in 1980. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 12.8. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.41. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Perkins, runs on Diesel.

SWAN 42 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 42 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.8 m / 41.99 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):74.51 m2 / 802.02 ft2
Draft (max):2.38 m / 7.81 ft
Displacement:9979 kg / 21999.90 lbs
Ballast:4173 kg / 9199.88 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1985
Designers:Ron Holland
LWL:10.31 m / 33.83 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:30.91
Capsize Screening Formula:1.85

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.73 m / 54.89 ft
S.A. Fore:14.87 m / 48.79 ft
E:4.3 m / 14.11 ft
S.A. Fore:42.59 m2 / 458.43 ft2
S.A. Main:31.96 m2 / 344.01 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)74.55 m2 / 802.45 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:159 L / 42.00 gals


Water:299 L / 78.99 gals


Builders:Nautor (Swan sailboats)
Designers:Ron Holland


Who designed the SWAN 42?

SWAN 42 was designed by Ron Holland.

Who builds SWAN 42?

SWAN 42 is built by Nautor (Swan sailboats).

When was SWAN 42 first built?

SWAN 42 was first built in 1980.

How long is SWAN 42?

SWAN 42 is 10.31 m in length.

What is mast height on SWAN 42?

SWAN 42 has a mast height of 14.87 m.

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