The boat

Swallow is a custom built wooden sailboat.  Her hull is made of cedar strips on frames covered in epoxy (aka, cold molded).

Length on deck: 25′

Sparred length: 29′ (LOA)

Waterline: 22′

Beam: 7’9″ (she is trailerable)

Draft: 5′ (full keel)

Displacement: 8500#

Ballast: 2800#

Sailplan: main with two reefs and genoa at the bowsprit on a furler.


Two quarterberths aft.


Settee amidships to starboard and galley to port.


Woodstove to port forward of galley.

Woodstove keeping SWALLOW’S cabin toasty warm.

Head and stowage forward.