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Swift Freedom Recreational Boats

Swift Freedom Recreational Boats

“Freedom” is the name of Swift’s range of boats that are not designed for conventional Olympic style racing. This is a very appropriate name as it includes our Para, Recreational/Explore, and Touring boats, all of which give the rower the freedom to do what they want.

Swift Racing’s Recreational/Explore boats (Singles and Double/Pairs) are built to a FISA design. They are available in 3 grades of construction, either Elite (principally for Para racing), Club A or Club B, all with composite sandwich construction, so providing stiffness and durability. This is especially important in these flat bottomed stable boats, as the type of construction needs to achieve an optimum balance of stiffness and durability whilst at the same time keeping the weight manageable.

Recreational/Explore boats are particularly useful for introducing beginners to rowing. The increasing trend towards touring and exploring remote and otherwise inaccessible stretches of water in recent years has also seen an increase in their popularity, whilst these boats are also favoured as an alternative to training in a fine racing shell, especially in open water or rougher conditions (please see note below about offshore/coastal boats). They are also perfect for heavier loading and resistance training, where focus can be placed on power and strength, with less concern about balance (think floating ergometer!)

Recreational/Explore boats are stable due to their greater width/beam and flat bottoms. They track well due to their length, and also have a good turn of speed. A Recreational Single was even used one year in the Czech Junior Championships by a novice rower, and it helped her to achieve a 3rd place finish!

The Touring Gig 4+ and 2+ complete the range of Swift Freedom boats and offer the added feature of conversion to 5x (Quintuple scull) and 3x (Triple scull) format. These are the same shapes as those already popular in Europe.

Please be aware that the Freedom range are not offshore/coastal boats, which are designed and built to deal with large waves on the sea, and are self bailing, usually with an open stern/transom. Click here for details on Swift Racing’s separate range of offshore/coastal boats.

For a quotation for your ideal Freedom Recreational/Explore boat specification please click HERE


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  • Fine Racing Singles

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    1x Elite Plus 83-100kg Ali QR Wing White Black New £3,835 +VAT RCUK-RS-200 Enquire
    1x ClubA 83-100kg Ali Wing White Black Ex-demo £2,600 +VAT RCUK-RS-181 SOLD
    1x Elite 83-100kg Ali Wing White Black Ex-trade in refurb £2,500 +VAT RCUK-967 Enquire
    1x Elite Plus 70-83kg Ali Bow Wing White Black New £3,800 +VAT RCUK-RS-271 SOLD
    1x Elite Plus 70-83kg Ali Wing White Black Ex-demo £3,420 +VAT RCUK-RS-211 Enquire
    1x ClubA 70-83kg Ali HD Wing White Black New £2,900 +VAT RCUK-RS-300 Enquire
    1x ClubA 70-83kg Ali Bow Wing White Black New £2,900 +VAT RCUK-RS-301 SOLD
    1x Elite Plus 57-70kg Ali HD Wing White Black Ex-demo £3,420 +VAT RCUK-RS-270 Enquire
    1x Elite Plus 57-70kg Ali Bow Wing White Black New £3,800 +VAT RCUK-RS-263 Enquire
    1x ClubA 57-70kg Ali HD Wing White Black New £2,900 +VAT RCUK-RS-302 Enquire
    1x ClubA 50-65kg Ali Wing White Black New £2,900 +VAT RCUK-RS-252 Enquire

    Fine Racing Doubles/Pairs

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    2x/- Elite Plus 85-100kg Ali Wing White Black New £6,150 +VAT RCUK-RS-165 Enquire
    2x/- Elite Plus 70-85kg Ali Wing White Black New £6,150 +VAT RCUK-RS-264 Enquire
    2x/- ClubA 70-85kg Ali Wing White Black New £4,750 +VAT RCUK-RS-296 Enquire
    2x/- Elite Plus 57-75kg Ali Wing White Black New £6,150 +VAT RCUK-RS-286 Enquire
    2x/- ClubA 57-75kg Ali Bow Wing White Black New £4,750 +VAT RCUK-RS-313 Enquire
    2x ClubA 50-60kg Ali Wing White Black New £4,500 +VAT RCUK-RS-287 Enquire

    Fine Racing Quads/Fours

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    4x(-)
    Coxless Quad
    ClubA 70-85kg Ali HD Wing  White Black New £7,900 +VAT RCUK-RS-253 SOLD
    4-/x
    Coxless Four/Quad
    Elite Plus 60-80kg Ali Wing (Quick Release) White Black Ex-demo £9,975 +VAT RCUK-RS-212 SOLD
    4+/x
    Bow Coxed Four/Quad
    Elite Plus 60-80kg Ali HD Wing (Quick Release) White Black New £10,840 +VAT RCUK-RS-285 Enquire
    4+/x
    Stern Coxed Four/Quad
    ClubA 60-80kg Ali HD Wing (Quick Release) White Black New £8,740 +VAT RCUK-RS-284 Enquire

    Fine Racing Eights/Octos

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    8+ Elite Carbon 70-85kg Ali Wing White Black Ex-demo/Rental £16,325 +VAT RCUK-RS-193 Enquire
    8+/x Elite 60-75kg Ali Wing (Quick Release) White Black Ex-demo/Rental £13,150 +VAT RCUK-RS-099 Enquire

    Coastal Single Sculls

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    CO1x Club Performance 65-95kg Ali Bow Wing Light grey Red

    New

    £2,500 +VAT RCUK-CO-013 SOLD
    CO1x Club Performance 65-95kg Ali Bow Wing Light grey Light grey

    New

    £2,500 +VAT RCUK-CO-037 Enquire

    Coastal Doubles

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    CO2x Club Performance 65-95kg Ali Folding Back Light grey Light grey

    New

    £4,600 +VAT RCUK-CO-029 Enquire

    Coastal Coxed Quads

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    CO4x(+) Club Performance 65-95kg Ali Folding Back Light grey Red

    On rental

    £8,800 +VAT RCUK-CO-023 Enquire

    Trainer Single Sculls

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    TR1x - - - - - Contact us for details - - Enquire

    Recreational/Para Single Sculls

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    PR1x ClubB 60-105kg Ali Wing White Black New - Avail Aug 2019 £2,400 +VAT RCUK-PR-088 Enquire
    PR1x ClubB 60-105kg Ali Wing White Black New - Avail Aug 2019 £2,400 +VAT RCUK-PR-089 Enquire

    Recreational/Para Double Sculls

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    PR2x ClubB 60-105kg Ali Wing White Black Ex-demo £3,550 +VAT RCUK-PR-075 Enquire
    PR2x ClubB 60-105kg Ali Wing White Black New £3,900 +VAT RCUK-PR-083 Enquire

    Touring Gigs

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    2+/x/3x ClubB 65-95kg - - - Contact us for details - - Enquire
    4+/x/5x ClubB 65-95kg - - - Contact us for details - - Enquire

    Cadet Single Sculls

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    CA1x ClubB 40-50kg Ali Bow Wing White Blue New £1,650 +VAT RCUK-CA-005 Enquire
    CA1x ClubB 45-60kg Ali Bow Wing White Red New £1,650 +VAT RCUK-CA-011 Enquire

    Dragon Boats

    Type Spec Weight Rigger Hull Trim Condition Price Serial # Action
    DB - - - - - Contact us for details - - Enquire
  •   Club A Club B Variation
    1x 18 20 ±1kg
    2x 33 36 ±2kg
    2- 31 34 ±2kg
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Reasons Why

6 Reasons to use a Swift Racing Recreational boats

  1. Built to FISA specifications.
  2. The ideal boat for beginners to rowing.
  3. Provide the optimum balance of stiffness and durability whilst keeping weight to a minimum.
  4. Designed to cope with open water and rougher conditions.
  5. Perfect for exploring and adventuring into otherwise difficult to access stretches of water.
  6. Ideal for resistance training and for heavier loading training programmes.