Beneteau launched the first Swift Trawler, a 34-footer, in 2010. Since then, with more than 350 boats built, the line has grown to include 44- and 50-foot models. And now the 30.
There have been some great success stories in the realm of green boat-building, but hyrbids continue to be imperfect and in uncharted territory. Beneteau and Elco may have struck gold.