Swan 45

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Swan 45
Swan45 Samantaga BEL4528 2011 Euros.jpg
Swan 45 Samantaga BEL4528 at the 2011 Swan Europeans in Cowes (GBR) held by the Royal Yacht Squadron
Development
Designer German Frers
Year 2001 - 2010
No. Built 51
brand Swan
Builder(s) Nautor Swan
Role One Design
Offshore
Racer/Cruiser
Boat
Boat Weight 9,850 kg (21,720 lb)[1]
Draft 2.80 m (9.2 ft)
Hull
Type Monohull
Construction GRP
LOA 13.83 m (45.4 ft)
LWL 12.07 m (39.6 ft)
Beam 3.91 m (12.8 ft)
Hull Appendages
Ballast 3910 kg
Rig
I (Foretriangle Height) 5,400 m (17,700 ft)
P (Mainsail Luff) 18.660 m (61.22 ft)
E (Mainsail Foot) 6.660 m (21.85 ft)
Rig Other Carbon Spar
Sails
Mainsail area 59.1 m2 (636 sq ft)
Jib / Genoa area 54.72 m2 (589.0 sq ft)
Spinnaker area 153 m2 (1,650 sq ft)
other sails 35 m2 (380 sq ft) Staysail

Class is a member of World Sailing


Swan 45 at the dock

The Swan 45 was designed by German Frers and built by Nautor's Swan and first launched in 2002. The class is recognised by the International Sailing Federation in November 2005 and continues to race around the world with 51 built before the model was discontinued in 2010.

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World Championships[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2006 Key West  Bellicosa Sailing Team (USA)
Massimo Ferragamo
 DSK-Comifin Sailing Team (ITA)
Danilo Salsi
 Goombay Smash Sailing Team (USA)
William Douglass
2007 Cowes  Plenty Sailing Team (USA)
Alexander Roepers
 Goombay Smash Sailing Team (USA)
William Douglass
 Fever Sailing Team (GBR)
Klaus Diederichs
Grant Gordon
2008 Porto Cervo  Earlybird Sailing Team (GER)
Christian Nagel
Hendrik Brandis
 Fever Sailing Team (GBR)
Klaus Diederichs
Grant Gordon
 Atlantica Sailing Team (ITA)
Carlo Perrone
2009 Argentario  Charisma Sailing Team (NED)
Nico Poons
 No Limit Sailing Team (NED)
Rientz Bol
 Earlybird Sailing Team (GER)
Christian Nagel
Hendrik Brandis
2010 Porto Cervo  Earlybird Sailing Team (GER)
Hendrik Brandis
Christian Nagel
 Blue Nights Sailing Team (FIN)
Tea Ekengrensauren
 Samantaga Duvel (BEL)
Philippe Moorgat
Patrick Van Henr
2012 Porto Cervo  Earlybird Sailing Team (GER)
Christian Nagel
Hendrik Brandis
 Talj Sailing Team (ITA)
Vittorio Ruggiero
 Swanted (ITA)
Stefano Piccolo
2014 Porto Cervo  Earlybird Sailing Team (GER)
Christian Nage
Hendrik Brandis
 ElenaNova (GER)
Christian Plump
 No Limits (NED)
R. W. Bol

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