• 47.8333'
  • 1980
  • Lymington, United Kingdom
  • £129,500


A Swan 47 MKII well known to us, having sold her after her circumnavigation. She has been heavily refitted since - including new paint, engine and standing rigging. Incredibly well maintained and certainly not showing her age, she is ready to be taken on her next adventure…

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: NAUTOR'S SWAN
  • Category: Cruising Sailboat
  • Model: Nautor Swan 47 MKII
  • Model Year: 1980
  • YearBuilt: 1980
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: VAT Paid
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 47' 10" (14.58m)
  • LWL: 36' 6" (11.13m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 13' 10" (4.22m)
  • Min Draft: 7' 8" (2.34m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 7 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: 500 Miles
  • Max Speed: 8 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 14,700 Kilos
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 480 Liters
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 290 Liters
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 8
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: GRP
  • Deck Material: GRP
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Volvo
  • Model: D2
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


RCD Status: Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) as she was built and placed into use within the EU prior to 1998.


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Deck - Foam-cored GRP sandwich construction. Single laminate with stainless steel backing plates under deck fittings.
  • Teak decking in cockpits - renovated in 2010.
  • Side Decks - GRP painted with Awlgrip and non-slip deck paint, teak was removed in 2010.
  • Access to the aft cabin from the aft cockpit was modified and improved in 2010.
  • Mast step and I beam thickness tested, cleaned and painted with epoxy paint (2016).


Keel & Rudder:

  • The ballast keel is a lead casting with antimony.
  • Rudder - Foam-filled fibre glass constructed with a high tensile tubular stainless steel stock supported by two roller bearings.


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • Volvo D2 75 HP diesel engine turbocharged with fresh water cooling via a raw water inlet and heat exchanger. (Engine fitted new in 2011).
  • Reduction gearbox.

Propulsion & Steering:

  • Max Prop 3-bladed propeller.
  • PSS shaft seal (2005).
  • Cable operated wheel steering with hide covered stainless steel wheel.


Maintenance & Performance:

  • Engine hours – approx. 2100 as of August 2017.
  • Engine last serviced: Partial service April 2016.
  • Cruising speed – approx. 7 knots.
  • Maximum speed – approx. 8 knots.
  • Fuel consumption at cruising speed – approx. 3 litres per hour.
  • Range @ cruising speed – approx. 500nm.

Electrical Systems


  • Twin Volvo engine-mounted alternators for charging the engine starter battery and the domestic bank (2011).


Voltage Systems:

  • 12vDC domestic system with 220vAC ring main.
  • Link 10 battery monitor at control panel.

Battery Banks:

  • 6 x 220Ah 6v Trojan golf cart batteries wired in pairs in parallel to give 600Ah @12 v (2008).
  • 1 x 12v engine start battery (2010).
  • Battery banks can be paralleled to allow charging by either alternator.


Battery Chargers:

  • 2 x BP Solar 75 Watt solar panels with regulator.
  • Airmarine Air-X wind generator.
  • 25 Amp 220v AC/12v DC battery charger.


Shore Power:

  • 220v AC Marineco shore-power connection with 220vAC sockets in accommodation.
  • Pro-Sine 1.8KW 12vDC/220vAC inverter for powering TV/DVD and other AC devices. (The output is sufficient to run a microwave oven if required).

Plumbing Systems

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • 12v pressurised hot and cold water system with in-line override switch in galley.
  • Hot water heated by engine calorifier or by 220v immersion heater in 40 litre insulated hot water tank



  • Spectra 380 12v DC watermaker producing approx. 50 litres per hour at maximum capacity. The watermaker will produce approximately 25 litres per hour on a single pump.


Bilge Pumps:

  • 1 x 12V DC bilge pump in main bilge.
  • 1 x 12V high capacity emergency bilge pump.
  • 1 x manual pump in aft cockpit.



  • 290 litres in 3 stainless steel tanks.

Fresh water:

  • 480 litres in 3 stainless steel tanks.

Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:

  • 2 x Grey water tanks
  • 1 x Black water (not currently connected).

Navigation Equipment

In cockpit:

  • Raymarine ST60+ speed, wind, depth, multi x2 (2007).
  • Raymarine ST 6000 SG3 autopilot (2007).
  • Danforth Constellation Compass rebuilt 1998; clear dome replaced 2017 due to sun degradation.


At chart table:

  • Raymarine Radar R10XX (1996).
  • Phillips AP Navigator (1996).
  • ICS Navtex.
  • ICS Fax4 weather fax (1998) not in current use).
  • Standard Horizon Chart plotter at chart table with alternative mounting in cockpit.
  • AIS receiver linked to Chart Plotter.
  • ST60 Multi display – speed, depth and wind.


Communications Equipment:

  • Sailor DSC VHF 1996
  • Icom K-M302VHF with separate aerial in aft cabin adjacent to cockpit (2008).
  • Icom AD-95 hand held VHF (1998).
  • Icom IC-M700UK SSB transceiver with backstay aerial.
  • Thrane and Thrane Sat C system with laptop PC (1999)(not in current use).
  • Motorola Iridium 9555 phone with external aerial (permits USB connection to personal laptop for email world wide link).

Domestic Equipment


  • Taylors gimballed stainless steel gas cooker with 2 burners, griddle, oven and grill.
  • 12v refrigerator in aft cabin rebuilt in 2005 with frigoboat compressor and keel-cooled heat exchanger.
  • Second air cooled 12v refrigerator in galley area with new compressor and evaporator in 2014.
  • Alternative fresh water supply at galley by footpump.
  • Salt water supply at galley by footpump.



  • 2 Jabsco manual marine heads with new pumps 2009.
  • 2 hot and cold pressurised showers.


Heating & Ventilation:

  • Mikuni diesel-fired hot air heater 1998 overhauled 2014.
  • 12v fans for all cabins. (Currently not fitted).
  • Dorade vents throughout.



  • Kenwood CD/ radio with speakers in saloon (2009).


  • 12v Dc halogen lighting throughout.
  • Additional reading lights in all cabins.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • 8 berths in 2 cabins plus the saloon.
  • All interior joinery is of light grained teak of uniform appearance and colour, finished with a hand rubbed satin varnish finish. This is very much the Nautor signature.
  • The soleboards are the original Nautor marine ply restored in 2002 with a 5mm ply of teak and holly revarnished in 2015.
  • White vinyl headlining with teak battening.
  • Sunbrella upholstery in saloon renewed in 2009 with new foam bases.
  • Oatmeal cloth upholstery in aft cabin.
  • Blue canvas pipecots in forepeak on aluminium frames.
  • Anti-condensation mats beneath saloon seating and aft cabin mattresses.
  • Lee cloths for all sea berths.
  • Formica splashbacks to all basins.
  • Stainless steel worktops in galley.


Description of layout from forwards:

  • A spacious forward cabin with two folding pipe berths.
  • Large amount of stowage beneath berths
  • Aft of forward cabin there are lockers to starboard. The forward heads are to port with hot and cold water, shower and more locker space.
  • Moving aft again, the main saloon has a large drop leaf dining table between the settees offering comfortable dining for eight.  There is generous storage behind the seat backs and outboard of the settees there are sea berths and additional storage.
  • On the starboard side aft of the settees, is a large forward-facing chart table with upholstered seat and adjacent switch panel.
  • Opposite the chart table on the port side running either side of the passageway to the aft cabin, is the galley area with cooker, twin sinks, drying rack and fridge under a stainless steel worktop.
  • The aft cabin has a double berth to starboard with a single berth to port. A second fridge is situated on the seat between the berths. There is a good array of stowage lockers.
  • The aft heads is en-suite to the aft cabin with basin shower and hot and cold water and stowage lockers.
  • A companionway gives access to the cockpit from the aft cabin.

Deck Equipment


  • Nautor Aluminium alloy spars with keel stepped mast and two in-line spreader rig.   
  • Stainless steel wire standing rigging from deck to first spreader then Dyform rigging above (2013).
  • Backstay replaced 2011.
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay tensioner (2002).
  • Forestay replaced 2014.
  • Harken Genoa Furler (2014).    
  • Kemp rod vang kicker.    
  • Fredriksen ball bearing batten car system for fully battened mainsail.
  • Wire checkstays for use with staysail.
  • 2 x carbon fiber spinnaker poles vertically mounted on mast with individual mast tracks and associated equipment.
  • Trisail track on mast.
  • Inner forestay and staysail furling gear.
  • Wire staysail furling bearings replaced 2008.



  • 2 x Anderson 58 ST 2 speed self - tailing electric winches in aft cockpit (1998).
  • 2 x Lewmar 65 3-speed manual winches in mid cockpit for checkstays and gybe preventer.
  • 2 x Lewmar 48 3-speed manual winches.
  • 2 x Harken 40ST manual winches in aft cockpit (1996) for genoa and staysail furling.
  • 1 x Lewmar 44ST 2-speed manual halyard winch on mast.
  • 2 x Lewmar 44 2-speed manual spinnaker sheet winches in forward cockpit.
  • 2 x Lewmar 40 2-speed manual halyard winches adjacent to mast.



  • North Mainsail in Dacron fully battened with 3 reef points (2008).
  • Brand new Sanders Genoa 120% Woven Hydranet (2016).
  • Sanders Genoa 120% Dacron almost unused (1999).
  • Sanders “code 0” Reacher on own furling gear Nylon (1999).
  • Staysail 95% with soft hanks Dacron (2005).
  • Hood spinnaker nylon – almost unused.
  • Hood Trisail Dacron – (unused by last 2 owners).
  • Hood Storm Jib Dacron - (unused by last 2 owners).



  • Stainless steel Pulpit and Pushpit both suited for boarding over bow or stern.
  • Stainless steel guardrail stanchions (raised 4” over standard) with stainless steel wire and boarding gates both sides.
  • Stainless steel side mounted boarding ladder.
  • Stainless steel fixed boom cradle.
  • Aluminium stern gantry with crane for outboard, and mast for various antennas radar and wind generator.
  • Teak cockpit table.
  • Removable stainless steel frame in forward cockpit providing safe storage for possible deckbox or other equipment.
  • Stainless steel protective bars forward of mast and by main companionway.



Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • Lewmar Horizon 1500 1.5kw1 12v DC electric anchor windlass with remote control (2007).
  • 30kgs Bruce main anchor  with 70m of 10mm stainless steel chain and a further 40m of 10mm galvanised chain.
  • Chain stopper and uprated bow roller on stemhead fitting.
  • 25kgs Delta secondary anchor with 12m galvanised chain and approx.  70m nylon warp.
  • Mooring cleats forward, aft and midships.
  • Warps and fenders.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Large canvas/ clear window awning covering half the cockpit for cold or wet weather anchorages fits over boom gallows.
  • Blue canvas sprayhoods for mid and aft companionways.
  • Blue canvas covers for liferaft.
  • Aft cockpit bimini with stainless steel frame extending from boom cradle to stern gantry.
  • New blue canvas mainsail cover (2016).


Safety Equipment:

  • A new Ocean Safety 6-man liferaft was fitted in 2013 mounted on a teak cradle aft of the mast. The raft is equipped to ISO 9650 Type 1 Group A with food and water to “greater than 24 hour” standard thus maintaining her ocean-going capability. (Liferaft serviced for the 2016 season).
  • Flares new for the 2016 season.
  • Horseshoe buoy with drogue and light.
  • Emergency steering gear.
  • Radar reflector on mast.
  • MOB recovery line and canvas belt.
  • First aid box.


Fire-fighting equipment:

  • Fire extinguishers throughout.
  • Fire blanket in galley.