This is an unusual view of the high-performance Nautor Swan 90-most competitors simply see her wake as she fades into the distance. A racing boat through and through, the Swan 90 is also remarkably comfortable for cruising. And what a pedigree! Sparkman & Stephens designed the first thousand Swans, including the 38 and 47. Ron Holland penned their 37, 39, and 42. Since then, venerable Argentinean designer German Frers (who trained at S&S) and his son German Frers, Jr., have designed these Finnish-built beauties, including the 90, which is available in Flushdeck and Semi-raised Salon models. Of course, Swan lovers know no seasons, but Porto Cervo, Italy, becomes the epicenter of Swan lust every two years at the Rolex Swan Cup Regatta. Needless to say, we’re not going to leave you high and dry: In our July issue, Editor-in-Chief George Sass recounts his recent adventures aboard the Swan 90 in St. Maarten and Anguilla, so you’ll get a taste of what it’s like to sail a Swan. After that, you have only yourself to blame if you’ve gone overboard. www.nautorswan.com
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