Swallow Yachts (formerly Swallow Boats) has long been known for its range of classiclooking trailable boats. Now it has launched the first of its new Coast range with the Coast 250. With increased performance
PRICE £54,450 inc VAT LOA 7.57m 24ft 10in LWL 7.57m 24ft 10in CABINS One beam 2.55m 8ft 4in Draught 0.4-1.85m 1ft 4in-6ft 1in DISPLACEMENT 1,300kg 2,866lbs CONTACT Swallow Yachts TEL 01239 615482 WEB swallowyachts.com under sail and with the option of a 70hp outboard, she has motoring speed of 15 knots. The outboard is mounted under a sound-proofed cover aft of the companionway and the engine can be aised clear of the water when not needed. She has twin rudders and a swing keel, giving her a sailing draft of 1.85m (6ft 1in).
Like the Bay Cruiser 26 she has a carbon-fibre rig designed to be raised and lowered in around 20 minutes. She also benefits from a self-tacking jib and a retractable carbonfibre bowsprit.
There’s an enclosed heads compartment by the companionway and seating either side. Forward is a double V-shaped berth
– the seat back from the forward seating in the saloon folds up to extend the berth.
A sporty rig and generous cockpit for enjoyable sailing The Coast 250 promises fast sailing and fast motoring