Finnish yacht builder Nautor’s Swan has started the second quarter of 2014 with the sale of the third Swan 115. The model is the new flagship of the SwanLine designed by naval architect German Frers. The news follows the sale of hull #2 in January this year.
This Swan 115 is for a discerning European owner whose intention is to compete in the world’s most important regattas. The order is for the flushdeck (FD) version, which features a split backstay, square top mainsail and high modulus spars.
The entire construction process of Swan 115-003 FD will take place in-house at Nautor’s facilities in Pietarsaari using leading edge techniques and materials.
Built from a female mould and of pure carbon (pre-preg), the Swan 115 features a lifting, T-bulb keel and twin rudders. The interior configuration of the Swan 115 is extremely flexible, with the owner’s cabin aft or forward, three or four guest cabins and designated crew quarters for up to six.
Nautor currently has two other Swan 115 models in build: one Swan 115 S (semi-raised saloon) with lines and features designed predominantly for cruising and other Swan 115 FD, destined to both race and cruise the world’s oceans.
In addition to the new flagship Swan 115, Nautor recently launched a performance cruising range, which includes the Swan 60, 80 and 105 RS, all suited for long-range, blue water cruising.