Introducing the ClubSwan 28: Simplicity, Speed, and Performance

Nautor Swan announces the highly anticipated launch of the ClubSwan 28, a yacht based on the concepts of simplicity, quality and, of course, pure One Design speed.

The ClubSwan 28 is poised to enter One Design races worldwide. Crafted by Juan Kouyoumdjian and crewed by four/five, this pure One Design vessel is engineered for simplicity without compromising performance, complemented by a carbon mast and no backstay.

Designed for optimal performance in varied conditions, particularly medium/light winds, the ClubSwan 28 is tailored for passionate sailors seeking close, high­ performance racing in a user-friendly package. With a focus on smart, enjoyable, and swift sailing, this yacht is an accessible entry point into the racing realm.

ClubSwan 28
Courtesy Nautor Swan

The deck layout prioritises safety and efficiency, featuring a clean cockpit for fun racing. A full kite retrieve system, complete with a sliding hatch on the bow, enhances ease of operation during races.

Thanks to its lifting keel and dimensions, the ClubSwan 28 is easily trailered and rigged within hours, offering unparalleled convenience without requiring specialised permits. lts sail plan, comprising a mainsail, jib, AP kite, and reaching kite, ensures formidable power and versatility on the water.

The rig concept exhibits simplicity, with a single movement allowing rig adjustment through a straightforward hydraulic system. Mast bend and headstay tension are effortlessly synchronised without the need for a backstay, thanks to the innovative shroud configuration.

Federico Michetti, Head of Sports Activities and Product Manager, states “Our goal was to create a vessel that prioritises manageability and ease of sailing aver pushing the boundaries of absolute performance“.

ClubSwan 28 at anchor
Courtesy Nautor Swan

The launch of the ClubSwan 28 marks an exciting new chapter in the storied legacy of ClubSwan Yachts. As the latest addition to the ClubSwan family, this extraordinary yacht promises to captivate sailing enthusiasts around the globe and uphold the brand’s reputation for excellence and innovation.

The ClubSwan 28 will make its debut in September at the 22nd edition of the Rolex Swan Cup. Following this event, the fleet will reconvene at the end of October for an event dedicated to this new model: the ClubSwan lnvitational Sardinia Challenge, to be held at the Marina di Villasimius in Sardinia.

ClubSwan 28 Specs

Hull LOA (incl. bowsprit) 10.70 m – 35.10 ft
Hull LWL 8.50 m – 27.88 ft
Beam Max 2.50 m – 8.20 ft
Draught 1.80 m – 5.90 ft
Displacement 1000 kg – 2204.62 lb
Total Sail Area 49 m2 – 527.43 sq ft

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