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Swallow 

The Swallow is a classic dayboat which carries a mainsail, headsail and symmetric spinnaker. It was orginally built in wood but the class has evolved such that only GRP boats are now built. It was adopted by the RYA as a National Class in 1948.

Designed By Tom Thornycroft
Year 1946
Built In

FRP and Wood. Hull shell & deck primarily FRP/FRP sandwich with wood permitted for the keel & rudder if allowed at time of certification

Class Chairman Prof. Sir Malcolm Green 
Class Secretary  Charles Prescot
Class Website www.itchenorsc.co.uk
Technical Officer 
Class Rules  Swallow Class Rules
Measurement Form  Swallow mFORM
Measurers   

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