The Swan 42 Class is true testament to the spirit of Swan, where passion for sailing and being part of a community with shared values meet high-performance racing. Designed by German Frers, the ClubSwan 42 is a Corinthian multipurpose yacht that is very competitive as a one-design racer and also under IRC, both inshore and offshore. The ClubSwan 42 was voted Sailing World’s Best Offshore One-Design in 2007
Administered by an International class Association, the Swan 42 Class offers the possibility great Swan One Design racing. With 57 boats sailing around the globe, it is an established Class with passionate owners and committed crews. The ambitious Swan One Design programme will offer racing in some of the most vaunted sailing venues in the world, accompanied by all the expected benefits membership of the Swan family brings.
The ClubSwan 42 was designed by German Frers and built by Nautor’s Swan and first launched in 2006. It was initially launched and referred to as New York Yacht Club 42 as the design was commissioned by the club following a tendering process.