SWAN 48 - 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 48 - S&S. Built by Nautor (Swan sailboats) and designed by Sparkman & Stephens, the boat was first built in 1971. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 14.6. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.21. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Volvo Penta, runs on Diesel.

SWAN 48 - 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 48 - S&S and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:14.6 m / 47.90 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):95.88 m2 / 1032.04 ft2
Draft (max):2.36 m / 7.74 ft
Displacement:16329 kg / 35999.24 lbs
Ballast:6396 kg / 14100.75 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1976
Designers:Sparkman & Stephens
LWL:11.36 m / 37.27 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:42.53
Capsize Screening Formula:1.65

Rig And Sail Specs

I:18.29 m / 60.01 ft
S.A. Fore:16.46 m / 54.00 ft
E:4.88 m / 16.01 ft
S.A. Fore:55.74 m2 / 599.98 ft2
S.A. Main:40.13 m2 / 431.96 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)95.88 m2 / 1032.04 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Volvo Penta
Fuel:208 L / 54.95 gals


Water:341 L / 90.08 gals


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


Who designed the SWAN 48 - S&S?

SWAN 48 - S&S was designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

Who builds SWAN 48 - S&S?

SWAN 48 - S&S is built by Nautor (Swan sailboats).

When was SWAN 48 - S&S first built?

SWAN 48 - S&S was first built in 1971.

How long is SWAN 48 - S&S?

SWAN 48 - S&S is 11.36 m in length.

What is mast height on SWAN 48 - S&S?

SWAN 48 - S&S has a mast height of 16.46 m.

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