1986 Swift Explorer

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1986 Swift Explorer
1986 Swift Explorer
1986 Swift Explorer

General Specification

5.49m  (18ft 0in)
Beam :
2.03m  (6ft 8in)
Draft min:
0.66m (2ft 2in)
Keel :


  • GRP construction
  • Centreplate with ballasted bilge keels
  • Sand coloured hull with cream decks and teak gunwales

Mechanical & Electrical

  • 4hp Yamaha outboard (new 2000)

Rigging & Sails

  • Bermudan cat rigged ketch (unstayed)
  • Aluminium alloy mast/spars
  • New running rigging
  • Mainsail (tan)
  • Mizzen (tan)
  • Fitted sail covers


  • Galvanised road trailer with winch (new) and spare wheel
  • Galvanised piggy-back 6 wheel launching trolley (new loading winch)
  • Flat winter cover
  • Acrylic pram hood canopy
  • Tadpole GRP pram dinghy (nests into the forward cockpit area)
  • 6kg Britany anchor with chain and warp
  • Bilge pump
  • Ropes
  • Fenders


This is an open daysailer. She has two cockpit areas, providing much space, although, conversely, she can easily be sailed with a light crew and can be launched or recovered single-handedly. We understand that this boat is virtually as new. The owner would consider an exchange for a Longshore 16.


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