Seated Headroom

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Seated Headroom

Post by MalcolmDroy » Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:14 pm

Hi. Can anyone tell me how much seated headroom there is on a Swift 18. ie. the height between the seat and the headlining.

I have looked and the Microgem and the Challenger boats. Both lack sitting headroom?

With thanks

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Post by robvega » Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:13 pm

Hi Malcolm,
The brochure quotes the max headroom as 4' 3".
I thought I'd seen the seated headroom somewhere but can't find it now, so measured from top of seat cushion to headlining just behind the cooker is 2' 8", slightly more further aft. I'm 5' 10" and that's plenty for me.
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Post by MalcolmDroy » Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:30 pm


Thank you very much for checking. It is much appreciated.

At 6' 1" I need about 3' ideally.

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Post by Brio » Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:22 pm

I sail and have overnighted with a friend who is 6'3 and he was pleased to find he had headroom and could see straight out of the opposite window.
Bunk was only just long enough though!
Dave H

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