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Thornycroft Swallow

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Boat REF# 73364
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.23m (27'0")
Year 1948
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Lying Isle of Wight


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Extra Details

Designer Thornycroft
Builder UFFO Fox
Lying Isle of Wight


LOA 8.23m (27'0")
LWL 6.71m (22'0")
Beam 1.40m (4'7")
Draft Max 1.40m (4'7")
Storage Ashore


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Unknown Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Mainsail Unknown - (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

The sails are not original but are from the 50's or 60's. There are two mainsails and approx 5 or 6 spinnakers all in sail bags.


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

This Swallow is a classic boat, traditionally built in wood. She has the added benefit of being an olympic winner in the 1948 games.

Nav Equipment

Compass tick

The original binnacle box accompanies this vessel with a manual brass bilge pump attached.

Deck Gear

Boathook tick

1 halyard winches

Broker's Comments

(b) This is a fantastic opportunity to own a piece of history. This classic boat is a beautiful vessel. She has been rescued and restored.
David Bond and Stewart Morris achieved a gold medal in her in the 1948 Men's Swallow Class Olympics in Torbay and it is planned for her to be in a static display in the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth.
The class has its own start in Cowes week and the Nationals are held in Itchenor. She is easy to sail two up with a helm and crew as there are no runners to add to the complications of sailing. The optional third crew member makes keeping the hull flat in windy conditions easy.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Thornycroft Swallow has been personally photographed and viewed by a boatshed broker of Boatshed IOW. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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