Nautor's Swan
Swan 441

Swan 441 was designed by Ron Holland, based on the Marionette - Big Apple – Mandrake line, racing yachts that have made a mark in IOR. Swan 441 was available in 2 versions Cruising and Racing. The Racing version is fitted with aluminum frames bunks and all her front part is dedicated to the sails. The Cruising version accommodations are more classic with 5 fixed beds and a comfortable saloon. In the four years of the productions 40 of Swan 441 were sold in Cruising version and 5 in Racing version.

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Main Features

ShipyardNautor's Swan
ModelSwan 441
Sailboat typeCruising-racing monohull
DesignerRon Holland
Building years (first/last)1978 / 1982
Number built45
PredecessorSwan 44
SuccessorSwan 46
ConstructionGlass fiber/polyester, monolithic hull, sandwich deck
Appendage typeTrapezoidal keel
Ballast typeLead
Rudder bladeSingle under hull rudder
RudderSingle helm wheel
Main dimensions
Hull length44.4 ft
Waterline length36.7 ft
Beam over all13.4 ft
Draft7.9 ft
Mast height70.5 ft
Light displacement24692 lbs
Ballast11023 lbs
French customs tonnage34.40 Tx

Rig and sails

Rig typeMasthead Sloop
Rig materialMast and boom in Aluminum
Number of rows of spreader2
Spreader angleNeutral (0°)
Spinnaker typeSymmetrical spinnaker
Upwind sailarea1249 ft²
Downwind sailarea2443 ft²
Mainsail area398 ft²
Genoa area850 ft²
Spinnaker area2045 ft²

PMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head)

53.9 ft

EMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew)

14.5 ft

IFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachement)

60.0 ft

JFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay)

19.0 ft

LLGenoa hoist measurement (from tack to head)

61.0 ft

LPGenoa perpendicular measurement from clew to luff.

28.5 ft

SLSymmetrical spinnaker hoist measurement (from tack to head)

59.8 ft

SMWSymmetrical spinnaker width

34.2 ft


Ballast ratio44.6 %
Upwind sailarea / displacement111.5 ft²/Ton
Downwind sailarea / displacement218.2 ft²/Ton
HN (French rating)27.5

Auxiliary engine

Type1 x 4-108
Engine power1 x 49 hp
Fuel capacity50.2 gal
Fuel typeDiesel
Transmission typeShaft-line
Propeller typeTwo-blade propeller


Number of cabin2
Number of berth (max./min.)10 / 5
Number of shower room (max./min.)2 / 1
Fresh water capacity100.4 gal
Headroom max6.3 ft
Headroom kitchen6.3 ft
Headroom6.3 ft
Fore cabin
Headroom6.1 ft

Based on specification1980

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