Swan 54

Tech Specs

  • Hull construction is a glassfibre vinylester laminate of closed cell foam cored sandwich topsides and monolithic bottom shell. Multiaxial fibres are reinforced with unidirectional fibres in selected areas.  
  • All stiffeners are unidirectional glass layups
  • Structural bulkheads are a glassfibre vinylester laminate and foam cored sandwich construction laminated to hull and deck
  • The forepeak and lazarette are separated by watertight bulkheads from the interior
  • Deck is of sandwich construction, using multiaxial glass fibre reinforced vinylester laminate, with low-density closed cell foam core, and is bonded to the hull
  • High-density core or solid laminate is under deck fittings
  • The teak deck consists of 45 x 9 mm quarter cut teak battens with 4 mm black caulking. Nominal thickness, on side decks, on bathing platform and on cockpit sole and seats. Vacuum packed and bonded to the deck with epoxy adhesive with screws only in hatch frames and bonders
  • The teak toe rails are 35 mm high
  • Two removable teak footrests for helmsman are mounted behind the steering wheelsThere is 30 mm high teak toe rail forward of the mast.
  • The keel is a lead casting with antimony and carefully finished to accurate shape. Cast-in keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel
  • The rudder is of foam filled GRP with tapered hi-tensile stainless steel stock, supported by two self-aligning bearings
  • A weed deflector is located in front of the rudder.