SWAN 43 (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 43 (S&S). Built by Nautor (Swan sailboats) and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the boat was first built in 1967. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 13.04. Its sail area/displacement ratio 18.07. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Volvo Penta, runs on Diesel.

SWAN 43 (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 43 (S&S) and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:13.04 m / 42.78 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):76.65 m2 / 825.05 ft2
Draft (max):2.18 m / 7.15 ft
Displacement:9004 kg / 19850.40 lbs
Ballast:4717 kg / 10399.19 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1982
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens
LWL:9.45 m / 31.00 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:33.68
Capsize Screening Formula:1.73

Rig And Sail Specs

I:15.71 m / 51.54 ft
S.A. Fore:14.03 m / 46.03 ft
E:4.89 m / 16.04 ft
S.A. Fore:41.99 m2 / 451.98 ft2
S.A. Main:34.3 m2 / 369.20 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)76.3 m2 / 821.29 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Volvo Penta
Fuel:151 L / 39.89 gals


Water:189 L / 49.93 gals


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


Who designed the SWAN 43 (S&S)?

SWAN 43 (S&S) was designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

Who builds SWAN 43 (S&S)?

SWAN 43 (S&S) is built by Nautor (Swan sailboats).

When was SWAN 43 (S&S) first built?

SWAN 43 (S&S) was first built in 1967.

How long is SWAN 43 (S&S)?

SWAN 43 (S&S) is 9.45 m in length.

What is mast height on SWAN 43 (S&S)?

SWAN 43 (S&S) has a mast height of 14.03 m.

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