Swan 80 Review

The new Frers-designed Swan 80 is a good case in point. Here is a boat that is intended to be both a racing and a cruising boat. This has been Swan’s approach as long as I can remember.

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The 80’s character is heavily dependent on the IMS rule. It’s available in three models: a Swan-type wedge deck in a midcockpit aft or centered configuration, and a raised-saloon deck. The racing-oriented owner would probably choose the midcockpit-aft type to keep sail-handling chores nearby. Due to space limitations, I’m going to restrict my review comments to the centered-midcockpit version, a good layout for racing or cruising.

LOA 80’3″;
LWL 68’11”;
Beam 19’5″;
Draft 12’4″ (light), 12’6″ (loaded);
Displacement 79,400 lbs. (light), 88,200 lbs. (loaded);
Ballast 26,500 lbs.;
Sail Area 3,055 sq. ft.;
SA/D 26.46 (light), 24.66 (loaded);
D/L 108 (light), 120 (loaded);
L/B 4.13;
Auxiliary 220-horsepower diesel;
Fuel 528 gals.;
Water 264 gals., 21 gals. (hot), 1200 gals. (watermaker per 24 hours).


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