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1995 Nautor Swan 55

Southampton, Hampshire

$401,363

NAUTOR’S SWAN 55 CRUISING YACHT

2019/2020 refit including complete mast and rigging service and full systems review.


The Swan 55 is a cruising Swan with easily handled deck layout and large volume interior perfect for living on board.


Teak side decks removed and now a painted finish provides easy maintenance

ASTRA has had two Owners from new and has just received a very significant refit. The Swan 55 is a cruising Swan with easily handled rig, centre cockpit and large aft stateroom.


The current Owner has cruised her extensively and not used her in the last few seasons. She has
undergone a very thorough refit in 2019/2020 including the removal of the teak decks. She was out
of the water in a shed for a number of seasons and is now back in commission and ready to go sailing.


A competitively priced high quality sailing yacht presented in good condition and ready for her next
adventure.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Astra
Make: Nautor Swan
Model: 55
Year: 1995
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 57 ft
Length Overall: 57'5 ft
Beam: 15'1 ft
Max Draft: 8'7 ft

Other

Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Center Cockpit, Cruisers

Contact

Tim Quinlan
Ocean Independence

Office

Ocean Independence (Europe)
Seestrasse 39 Kuesnacht
Zurich, CH, 8700
Tel:+44 207 381 7600
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Full specification

2019/2020 refit including complete mast and rigging service and full systems review

The Swan 55 is a cruising Swan with easily handled deck layout and large volume interior perfect for living on board

The current Owner has cruised her extensively and not used her in the last few seasons. She has undergone a very thorough refit in 2019/2020 including the removal of the teak decks. She was out of the water in a shed for a number of seasons and is now back in commission and ready to go sailing.

A competitively priced high quality sailing yacht presented in good condition and ready for her next adventure.

DIMENSIONS
Waterline length: 13.1m (42' 11")
Beam: 4.85m (15' 11")
Draught: 2.60m (8' 6")
Gross tonnage: 31 tons
Displacement: 24 metric tons
CONSTRUCTION
Hull/Superstructure: GRP / Fibreglass
Deck material: GRP
External Designer: German Frers
Naval Architect: German Frers
Cruising Speed: 8.0 knots
Maximum Speed: 9.0 knots
Range: 450

TANKAGE
Fuel: 620
Fresh water: 880
Engines: Perkins Range 4M135 six-cylinder marine diesel

MACHINERY
Engine hours: 5500 (14.10.2020)
Generators: Diesel generator Westerbeke BTDA 9,4-514, 230V 50Hz
Generator hours: 8684 (14.10.2020)

Main engine
Perkins Range 4M135 six-cylinder marine diesel, rated 86.5kW (116SHP) at 2800 RPM on fexible
mountings with Hurth hydraulic reverse gear, reduction 2.52:1 Engine hours: 5500 H
New starter motor: 2009
Major service including replaced seals in injection pump, new injectors, new seawater pump: 2020
Starting system
The engine has its own starting batteries, located forward of the engine
Propeller
Max-prop feathering propeller 25’’
Fuel system
Fuel capacity approx. 620l in 2 tanks with shut-of cocks Water separator with alarm on fuel feed line
return line to tanks. Tanks vented to deck.
Exhaust system
Wet system exhaust with rubber silences and cooling water bypass, discharging through transom.

MECHANICAL
PLUMBING AND VENTILATION (Fitted black water Tank system in 2010)
General
Seacock of bronze for all through-hull fttings below waterline, fnished fush with outside and located in
accessible positions.
All fuel and water tanks of welded stainless steel. Shower sump tanks of GRP.
Fresh water system
Water capacity approx. 880l in 4 tanks with gauges
Hot and cold pressure water with back-up foot pumps
Deck shower, hot and cold water
Water maker Sea recovery SRC 1500AM, 230V (fresh water fush added in 2007)
Hot water heater Sigma
Sea water system
Sea water is used for galley sink spout
Deck wash, sea water
Drainage system
Galley sinks drain through seacock
Shower trays and washbasins drain to respective sump tank
Sumps tanks are emptied by manual pumps to outlet above waterline
Two additional electric sump tank pumps, Jabsco
Electric bilge pump, manual and automatic control
Toilets
Vacufush, discharging through sea cock
Refrigeration
Complete new system installed 2020
Fridge - Frigoboat W35 24volt system with digital stat
Freezer W50 24volt system with digital stat
Ventilation
Dorade ventilators at main companionway and forward of mast
Air conditioning Condaria 9002 for saloon, fore cabin, guest cabin and aft cabin Hella Turbo fans 8 pcs
Exhaust ventilators in heads and galley
Engine space air inlet in cockpit outlet with blower Battery boxes ventilated to outside

Engineering
General
24 V DC system for lighting, pumps, blowers, and engine starting
AC-system
Diesel generator Westerbeke BTDA 9,4-514, 230V 50Hz - fully serviced 2020, new exhaust manifold, sea
water pump, raw water pump and heat exchanger.
Shore power 230 V 50 Hz, including land connection cable, polarity alarm, main switch, and outlets
Separate shore power inlet for air conditioning, 230 V Battery charger, Mastervolt 24/75
Inverter, Mastervolt 24/1500 W including transfer switch
Batteries
Service batteries 12x 2V 540 Ah, new batteries installed 2020
DC-System
Converter, Mastervolt 24/1500, replaced 2016
Alternator Leece Neville 24 V
Panels and controls
Battery capacity meter, DCC 4000
Remote control for anchor windlass, push buttons in cockpit
Lighting arrangement
Interior
Overhead light, reading lights and table light at chart table. Night lights, locker lights, mirror lights.
Engine room light. Lazarette/forepeak light.
Outside
Navigation lights Side and stern on deck – New LED 2020
Spreader deck lights – New LED 2020
Bow/Steaming light and foredeck food light on Mast – New LED 2020
Combined Anchor light and Tricolour at masthead – New LED 2020
Windex light
Light in boom above cockpit table with rheostat
Compass light/dimmer

COMMUNICATION & NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
ELECTRONICS
Compasses
Magnetic compass
Sailing instruments
Raymarine, New installation 2020
i50 Tridata system with speed/log and depth transducers – located : Nav station
i60 Analogue Wind module 360° including masthead transducer
i60 VMG/Close hauled indicator
i50 Depth repeater
i50 Speed repeater
Raymarine eS78 7 Inch HybridTouch Multifunction Display at Helm
Communication system
VHF ICOM M502
SSB ICOM M801
IRIDIUM Sat phone + external antenna (+ GPS tracking)
Navigation system
Raymarine Quantum 2 Q24D CHIRP Radar - New 2020
Raymarine AXIOM Pro-S 12inch chartplotter - New 2020
Raymarine AIS700 class B transponder , NEW 2020
Autopilot
Raymarine Evolution EV-400 Autopilot :-
EV1 Sensor Core, ACU-400 Drive interface, New 2020
Raymarine p70s Control Head unit at Helm, New 2020
Hydraulic Ram to steering Quadrant
2nd spare hydraulic pump with switch to changeover
Aerials
Insulated backstay and Grounding cage for ICOM 801 SSB
Masthead unit for VHF, TV/FM, including Windex

ENTERTAINMENT
Entertainment system
TV Sony fat screen New 2006, installed in saloon bookshelf starboard side
Sony DVD, Radio installed in saloon bookshelf starboard side
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Loudspeakers in cockpit

DOMESTIC APPLIANCES, EQUIPMENT & LAUNDRY
Galley
Located on portside, aft of salon and equipped with
Frontloaded 140l refrigerator
Toploaded 140l freezer
Sinks with cupboard above
Garbage bin forward of sinks
Four-burner Alpes Inox gas stove with oven
Chest of drawers for utensils aft of stove
Sliding doors in lower part of upper lockers, outboard, aft of stove in galley
Microwave oven, Panasonic
Ice maker – New 2020
INTERIOR DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Owners aft stateroom with ofset double to stb and seat to port. En suite with large shower and heads
compartment, linear galley on the port side, walk in engine room with excellent main engine and gen set
access, saloon forward, guest stateroom to port and V berth stateroom forward with head and shower
and separate shower compartment to stb.

ACCOMMODATION
General
Teak with hand rubbed satin fnished is used for all visible woodwork
Floorboards with laid teak veneer and providing access to bilge
Topsides where visible lined with teak battens
Overhead lined with removable panelling
Tables, bureau, seats, dressers, etc have rounded corners
Doors, partitions, and panelling throughout are teak-faced plywood
New upholstery: 2006
New mattress / cushions / curtains: 2007
Forward cabin
Double berth with shelves and lockers outboard. Hanging locker aft on port side. Vanity desk with fixed
stool on starboard side.
Forward amidships guest cabin
Located on port side. Upper and lower berth (upper berth of Pullman type), lockers above and bed table. Hanging locker forward
Main cabin
Port side with sofa and rounded table with fiddles. Lockers behind settee backrest and bookshelf above.
Small settee on centreline
Starboard side with full length sofa and locker above
Navigation area
Located on starboard side, aft of saloon
Settee and chart table Chart stowage under table top. Chest of drawers in base
Galley
Located on portside, aft of salon and equipped with
Front loaded 140l refrigerator
Top loaded 140l freezer
Sinks with cupboard above
Garbage bin forward of sinks
Four-burner Alpes Inox gas stove with oven
Chest of drawers for utensils aft of stove
Sliding doors in lower part of upper lockers, outboard, aft of stove in galley
Microwave oven, Panasonic
Ice maker – New 2020
Engine room
Door from galley area. Front bulkhead with ladder is removable.
Aft cabin
Single berth on port side, double berth on starboard side, lockers above. Small seat between berths,
vanity desk with stool against engine room bulkhead. Bookshelves aft. Hanging lockers forward on both
sides
Heads
Acid and impact resistant enamelled wash basin and GRP shower pan
White GRP lining on bulkheads up to wash basin level
Shower room
Full height white GRP lining

DECK
HULL
Construction:
The hull is built of glassfbre-reinforced polyester by the hand laying-up method, using alternate layers
of mat and roving. Stifeners are laid up over foam cores and reinforced with unidirectional glass.
Structural bulkheads are of marine grade waterproof plywood laminated to hull and deck.
Engine beds are of GRP with steel inserts.
Extended reversed transom
Transom with stainless steel ladder, and Swim Platform – New 2020

Finish
Hull colour, gel coat NGA 2000, white. Boot top, cove stripe and coming stripes painted with gel coat
NGA 7007, blue.
Keel
Ballast keel is a lead casting with antimony. Cast-in keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless
Rig anchorage
The mast is stepped through deck onto a metal frame with movable shoe for mast rake adjustment. Tie
rod at mast. Laminated reinforcements on the main bulkhead for the stainless chain plates.
Rudder Removed and serviced in 2009
Spade rudder of foam flled GRP with high-tensile tubular stainless-steel stock, supported with two roller
bearings.
Steering gear New cable in 2009
Cable steering, sheaves provided with guards to prevent jamming. Aluminium quadrant bolted to
rudder stock. Destroyer type wheel. Grey leather cover on steering wheel. Pedestal with roller bearings
and friction brake. Emergency tiller of aluminium alloy.

DECK
Construction
The deck is made in foam-cored GRP sandwich construction. Single laminate with aluminium back-up
plates under deck fttings.
Woodwork on deck
Teak on cabin trunk, sun deck and in cockpit.
GRP mouldings on deck
Hood for entrance hatch, Dorade boxes, lazarette, deck stowage and anchor well hatches.
Winches and Windlass
Spinnaker sheet winches, 2 x Lewmar 58 CST
Genoa sheet winches, 2 x Lewmar 66 CST
Main sheet winch, 1 x Lewmar 48 CST
Main traveller adjustment winch, 1 x Lewmar 44 CST
Multi-purpose winches for reefng and fore guys, 2 x Lewmar 48 CST
Halyard winches on mast:
Genoa halyard, 1 x Lewmar 54 CST
Spinnaker Halyard, 1 x Lewmar 48 CST
Main halyard, 1 x Lewmar 48 CST
Staysail halyard/Sip pole topping lift, 1 x Lewmar 44 CST
Outhaul winch on mast, 1 X Lewmar 16 CST
Recessed anchor windlass Lofrans Falkon 1500 (New 2008, and fully serviced 2020) incl fold-up rope
drum rollers, chain pipe and box with manual drain pump 100m anchor chain
Deck fttings
Anodized aluminium toe rail
Aluminium mooring cleats, two on fore deck and two aft
Pulpit, push pit and lifeline stanchions of stainless steel with bases bolted through deck Gate in lifeline
both sides
Stem head ftting on stainless steel with double chain rollers and headsail tack attachment
Bracket on compass crash bar for one repeater. Outboard bracket on pushpit. Gangway ftting.Fold-up transom ladder with extended, reversed transom

Hatches and windows
Goiot hinged deck hatches to all cabins. Goiot portholes, 6 pcs
Cockpit
Cockpit table
Canvas
Sprayhood
Bimini top and sun waning Replaced in 2009
Cockpit cushions Replaced in 2014

PAINT JOB
Painted deck with Awlgrip (original teak recently removed to side decks)
Hull is original gel coat in excellent condition - recent deep polish
TENDER & TOYS
2020 Zodiac Rib and 9.9HP Outboard
Note: Subject to change and/or negotiation during the buying process.

SAILS & RIGGING
RIG
Removed + standing rigging replaced in 2020
Mast
Of oval section with double spreaders
Track on mast for fully batten main, Harken System B Replaced in 2020
Boom and poles
Boom of oval section Replaced in 2007
One spinnaker and one jockey pole of round section with appropriate fttings Standing rigging
Of solid Navtec rod. Replaced in 2020
Furling headstay, Reckman Furler RRS 2000/40 Fully serviced by Reckman 2020
Running rigging
All new running rigging. Replaced in 2020
Including Headsail furling line, Main Halyard, Outhaul, Reefng lines, Mainsheet, Mainsail traveller, running
backstays, Genoa Halyards, Genoa Sheets, Spinnaker Halyards, Spinnaker Sheets, Spinnaker Guys, Pole
Lift, Heel lift, Lazy Jacks and set of Mooring Lines.
Rig hydraulics
For backstay adjustment, a Navtec Cylinder with fail-safe turnbuckle Navtec hydraulic comoving, Fully serviced 2020

Sails
Main sail – Kemp Sails - New 2014
Furling Genoa - Kemp sails New 2014
Stay sail x 1 (original)
Spinnaker x 1 symmetric – Rates & Lapthorne New 2014
Main sail cover

SAFETY & SECURITY EQUIPMENT
Safety equipment
Horse shoe lifebuoys with lights on pushpit
Hard weather safety line
Life vests
Liferaft Plastimo 8 pers, Fully serviced 2020
Anchoring and mooring
Anchors: Rocna 55Kg (+ CQR & Fortress)
Chain: 100m – 12mm, New 2020
Mooring lines, docking lines and fenders – New 2020
Fire fghting equipment
Four extinguishers – New 2020
Engine Room 6KG

REFIT LOG
2020 reft list
Reckmann furler service
Replacement Navtec Rods
Under Deck stainless steel ties
Clean & paint mast step
Repair Spreaders
Navtec Hydraulics service including vang, backstay, and panel.
New Shackles
Mast heel Doubler
Gooseneck repair
Vang attachment repair
Mainsail Headboard car
New Mainsail Track and mounting kit
Baby stay rigging screw
Inner Forestay rigging screw
Runners inc new blocks
Tapered furling line
Navtec fush bleed & test
Running Rigging replaced 2020
Raymarine, i60 Wind, i60 close hauled, i60depth, i60 Speed, Quantum 2 radar, Evolution EV400 sail
autopilot, with new wind, speed, and depth sensors
i50 Tridata, GA150 GPS antenna, eS78 7" MFD with Pod at Helm, Axiom 12" Pro-S MFD at Nav station,
AIS700 Class B Transceiver
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New Washboard
Varnish Flagstaf
Refurbish/Varnish Cockpit Table
Supply Teak for Swim Platform
Swim Platform
Handy lift Outboard Davit
Westerbeke generator service
Perkins service
New 540Ah 24v House batteries
Generator start battery
New PSS seal cutlass etc
Seacock service
Remove Teak on side decks (teak on coach roof retained)
Paint Deck with Awlgrip
Remove all Water/fuel tanks
Clean and paint all steelwork in Bilges
plus, labour to repair fx systems, repair stanchions etc
Anchor Chain 12mm x100m
Anchor chain rollers repair
Loran’s Service
New Fridge/Freezer
New Ice Maker
New LED Nav lights

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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