21 June, 2019
New Swan 48 on the Water
The Myth is Back
For Nautor’s Swan, 48 is a magical number. One of the most iconic Swans ever was born in 1971 under this number: the mythical Swan 48. However, racing was not the main purpose of the boat: like any Swan, 48 was born to be a perfect family cruiser, capable of sailing around the world in total safety and comfort. 46 units were sold during five years of production. Following the same principles, in 1995 Germán Frers designed a new Swan 48 with the same level of grace and performance as the original one: another shining success, with 57 yachts built, now becoming beloved and highly regarded yachts on the brokerage market.
Latest Frers bluewater cruiser/racer hull generation is inspired by modern Ocean racers and it is more powerful, balanced, stable and safe. First sea-trials and tests in Marina di Scarlino proved ClubSwan 36 to be impressive both sailing downwind and upwind in very different wind conditions from 7 up to 20 knots of wind.
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