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Swan 58: The new bluewater yacht is well on her way

by Mariangela Barbato 30 Apr 08:44 BST

The first hull of the new Swan 58, a proper Bluewater yacht which combines comfort and performance, is out of the mould. The transparent gelcoat, used on the first hull both for bottom and topsides, is employed to better detect any possible imperfection in the infusion process.

At the moment, the hull is still at the yard in Kållby where it will be completed with structural details, go through a thorough quality check and then be transported over to the Boat Technology Centre for assembly work.

The joinery shop has already started working on the interiors and pre-assembly of electrical components is underway. At the same time, the deck mould will soon be ready to enable deck lamination to start.

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