BENETEAU has built over 1300 Swift Trawlers in its range of long-distance powerboats. Key to the success of this style of boat, and any type of cruising craft, is the concept of combining autonomy with performance. BENETEAU took a step further with its latest evolution of the Swift Trawler, introducing the Grand Trawler 62 as the ultimate voyaging yacht. The design of this latest entry to the renowned trawler yacht range started with the development of its running surface.
Extensive engineering work
The hull design of the Grand Trawler 62 required more than 300 hours for the fluid dynamic calculations and tank testing. The data Micad collated set out the optimum vertical center of gravity (VCG) and longitudinal center of gravity (LCG) targets required to achieve the best economy, performance and seakeeping from the hull.
The Grand Trawler 62 is a pioneer and exudes such virtues upon its guests on board with an exceptional range of 900 nautical miles at 9 knots. The benefit of slowing pace is the opportunity to be truly aware of your surroundings and to really see what is out there. This autonomy is achieved through the technical choices developed by BENETEAU’s engineering team and its Italian partners, naval architect MICAD and Nauta Design. Responsible, safe and comfortable, this next-generation yacht allows you to navigate in a different way. While the other Swift Trawler models feature semi-planing hulls, BENETEAU’s largest trawler has a full displacement hull. A great first!