is new to the brokerage market and benefits from two extensive refits in the past decade where all major systems were upgraded or replaced. Most recently at Hamble Yacht Service in 2011, some highlights include:
New teak deck with flush mounted hatches
Complete respray of hull and deck in paint
Conversion of aft cabin from twin berths to single centerline double
All new deck head lining
New Oceanair mosquito screens and blinds
and refurbishment of galley and other interior areas
Replacement of freshwater and sanitary piping
Complete service of mast and rigging including new rod rigging and painting
New carbon fibre park avenue boom
is a beautifully presented Swan 68 with extended transom and aft swim platform. Ready for her new owner to step onboard and enjoy this magnificent yacht for summer cruising
HULL & APPENDAGES
Hull is in "single skin" hybrid glass/aramid fibre with polyester reinforced laminates
A high proportion of the fibres are unidirectional, giving a stiff laminate with excellent strength and fatigue properties. Structural bulkheads are of plywood laminated to hull and deck with foam strips between. Stiffener flanges are unidirectional lay-ups over foam cores.
Engine bed is GRP with steel reinforcements
Mast stepped through deck onto galvanized steel mast step
water line by
Hydraulic opening transom with swim platform and ladder
Max Power bowthruster
Topsides - Flag Blue paint (2010)
Cove and Boot stripes - Snow White stripes (2010)
The shallow draft keel is a lead casting with antimony
Cast-in keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel
Destroyer type steering wheel 70” covered with elkhide
GRP sandwich construction with foam core, and glued and through-bolted to the hull
12mm teak laid deck and toe rail, new 2010 by Hamble Yacht Services
Coaming and deck areas finished in paint (2010)
Stainless steel with opening, headsail tack hooks and 2 chain rollers
Extended aft deck with extra lazarette stowage
Flush and recessed hatches, all new 2010
Stainless steel dorade vents on bridge deck and above saloon
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions
Gates in lifelines both sides at
Bimini and sprayhood in and aft cockpits
Deck shower in coaming.
Shower at bathing platform.
Fresh water and seawater deck wash system.
Primary - 2 x 88ST - 3 speed, electric
Secondary – 2x 77ST – 2-speed manual
Mainsheet - 1 x 66ST, chrome bronze, electric, port side of aft cockpit
Halyards - 2 x 66ST chrome bronze, electric, one each side of mast
Traveler - 1 x 44ST manual, starboard side of cockpit
Halyards & Sail Control - 2 x 58 ST and 2 x 48 ST, manual, either side of mast
Electric anchor windlass Titan "A
Harken blocks and hardware for sail handling
All joinery work is done in accordance with the best yacht practice, using first-grade materials.
Teak with hand rubbed satin finish is used for all visible woodwork.
All new leather upholstery in 2010
New LED overhead lighting in 2015
New deck head lining in 2010
Floorboards with laid teak veneer, providing access to the bilge.
Quick pins provided for lifting the floorboards.
Topsides where visible lined with teak battens.
Roller blinds/mosquito screens for hinged deck hatches from 0.5 m width upwards. (new 2010)
Cabinets, tables, seats, dressers etc. have rounded corners.
Doors, partitions and throughout are teak-faced plywood.
Door sills have stainless steel chafing pieces.
Self-engaging latches with bumpers to hold doors in open position.
Hanging lockers are equipped with rods and hooks and have bottom drawers where possible, and their doors are provided with louvers for ventilation.
Drawers are secured with latches. Solid teak companionway steps with non-slip steps
Forward Cabin (crew)
Accessed via the starboard guest cabin / toilet,
Single berths either side outboard with storage lockers below
Miele washer and dryer
Access to deck via removable ladder that doubles as swim ladder
Forward Guest Cabin (port)
Double berth outboard with storage lockers above and drawer below
Bed side table with storage locker
Hanging locker forward of berth
Ensuite head with shower, wash basin, storage lockers, mirrors and WC
Forward Guest Cabin (starboard)
Fixed lower berth and Pullman upper berth
Hanging locker forward of berths
Ensuite head connecting to crew cabin with shower, wash basin, mirrors, storage lockers and WC
U-shaped settee to port with dining table, seating for eight guests
Bookshelves and storage lockers outboard to port
Bar to starboard with Samsung 40” television
Centerline double berth with leather headboard
Settees on either side outboard that double as children berths
40” Samsung television connected to PS3
2x Ensuite heads on port and . Both with wash basins, mirrors, storage lockers, shower and WC
On port side aft of saloon. Corian work surfaces in cameo white
Four burner Alpes Inox gas stove with oven and grill,
Alpes Inox extractor hood
220v Bosch microwave oven
2x drawer type dishwashers (2010)
To starboard, aft of the saloon. Forward facing navigator seat, opening top table with storage below. Chart storage near deck head. Recessed mounting for instruments and communication devices
ENGINE & SYSTEMS
Perkins Sabre M 225 Ti (136 kW / 185 at 2500 rpm) 2,900 hours since rebuild in 2005
Rebuilt 2005, when it was removed from the yacht, was fully re-manufactured and dyno-tested before being refitted. When being re-manufactured, all major components were replaced, new pistons, lines, bearings, gaskets, oil seals, valve grinders, rocker shafts etc. as well as the major components being re-machined.
3- blade feathering propeller.
Engine batteries - 135 Ah 24v
Fire extinguisher system for engine room, with remote control at companionway, system renewed 2005.
Fresh water capacity 1,170 in 3x tanks
Hot water heater – 80 heated by AC element or engine
Water-maker - Sea Recovery SRC 1500 AM, 230v
Quooker water boiler with tap in galley
1x Engine driven fridge compressor
2x 220V Iceberg compressors
Air conditioning - Condaria 12002, 7 fan units, overhauled summer ’05 in
Bilge pumps - one electric with auto / manual switch and two manual.
Sump tanks - with electric sump tank pumps for all showers and washbasins.
Holding tank – one stainless tank with electric pump out
SFA Vacuum toilets
Service batteries - 540 Ah (five hour rating), 24v traction type
Separate radio battery bank, 24v 240 Ah
12v engine and generator start batteries
Shore power 230v / 115v AC, 230v, plus a separate shore power inlet for air conditioning.
Onan generator MDKBE 17 kW 232v. – 7,529 hours in April 2016
100Amp battery charger (Service)
50Amp battery charger (Radio)
Raymarine Instruments, for wind and speed, new 2005 including -
3 x ST60 graphic; 2 x ; 2 x wind; 1 x speed; 1 x depth
Raymarine E120 chart plotter radar at
Raymarine E80 chart plotter and radar at helm
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot, new 2005
Active antenna Delta Pacific for VHF, TV/FM, and cellular phone
Raymarine 240E VHF
NX300, new 2005
Raymarine AIS Active/Passive transceiver
Samsung 40” in saloon, connected to PS3
Stereo speakers system on hinged mounting bracket
Digital terrestrial TV system
2x car stereo systems for deck speakers.
MAST & RIGGING
triple spreader mast with discontinuous Navtec rod rigging – all rod replaced in 2010
Carbon park avenue boom from Ocean Spars
Harken track for fully battened mainsail, lazy jacks.
Removable alloy bow sprit
Reckmann hydraulic furling headstay driven by Reckmann power pack. Furler serviced in 2015
Navtec hydraulic panel System V with 4 functions (backstay, inner forestay, , and boom-), panel in aft cockpit.
I = 27.30m; J = 7.90m; P = 24.80m; E = 7.45m
Ribeye 4.0m tender with 40hp 2-stroke outboard engine
Interior / Domestic:
Bedding & sheets
Glassware, crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils
Cockpit table for main cockpit.
Cockpit and sundeck cushions.
Sprayhood for main entrance and aft cockpit.
Sun awning from mast to backstays
Folding bimini over cockpit
Mooring & Anchoring
Carbon fibre folding gangway
Fortress FX 85. CQR anchor 75 lb. 100m high tensile chain.
Fenders. Mooring lines.
12 person liferaft from Ocean Safety
16 inflatable harness lifejackets with lifeline
2x man overboard buoys mounted on pushpit – serviced 2016
Fire extinguishers – all serviced in 2016