The new Swan 60 offers a high-volume interior, a large and well-protected cockpit and regatta levels of performance. To meet these conflicting demands, Nautor has made extensive use of state-of-the-art technology in the design and the construction of these magnificent yachts... The boat features an entirely new hull built from advanced materials, while at the same time preserving Nautor Swan’s core values: to be comfortable for cruising and fast for offshore racing
Vessel Name: Spirit of Europe
Builder: NAUTOR'S SWAN
Model: Swan 60-908
Model Year: 2012
Year Built: 2012
Category: Racing Sailboat
MLS #: 237658
Length: 18.86m (61' 11")
Engine Hours: 0
HULL & APPENDAGES
Hull is constructed using a SPRINT/pre preg carbon fibre /epoxy sandwich laminate over Corecell foam core. Laminated in a female mould to ensure excellent external finish
Stiffeners, chain plates, mast step and bulkheads in Carbon Fibre pre preg using unidirectional fibres Hull windows on either side of saloon
Hydraulically operated transom door doubles as a bathing platform
Semi-closed transom version
Keel is comprised of antimony hardened lead bulb and hi tensile steel fin, bolted to hull with hi-tensile bolts, draft (3.6m/11’9”)
The hull is painted using DuPont paint systems
Hull colour Snow White, Water and boot top lines, Flag Blue .
Bottom is treated with epoxy primer then International antifouling paint
The rudder is supplied by Isotop, carbon skins over foam core and a carbon rudderstock
Upper and lower JP3 rudder bearings, Lightweight alloy quadrant
Twin 120mm clear coated carbon steering wheels.
Two composite steering pedestals with console for control buttons and screens
Emergency steering system in lazarette
Deck is constructed in SPRINT/pre-preg sandwich using Corecell foam. Hi-density core under hi-load areas. Composite surfaces are painted with Snow White DuPont paint system.
The side decks, fore deck, cockpit sole and seats are covered with 55 x 9 mm quarter cut teak battens with 5 mm white colour caulking. 30 mm high teak toe rail forward of the mast
Two built-in angled adjustable helmsman’s supports are located at the steering consoles.
Large cockpit providing safe access to the interior, designed for comfort both under sail and at anchor Cockpit seats are 2.5m (8’2”) long with backrests on either side
A 2m (6’6”) long white-painted semi-permanent cockpit table with folding leaves is mounted in the centre of the cockpit. Table is mounted on telescopic legs to adjust height, drops down to become a sunbathing area
Stainless pushpit, pulpit and stanchions
Handrails in cockpit
6x pop-up mooring cleats with fairleads integrated into pushpit and pulpit bases
See anchoring and mooring in equipment section
Primary 2x B 990.3 STRAD EH with freespinningbases
Halyards 2x B 65.3 STRAD EH with free spinningbases
Single point mainsheet aft of helmsman connected to hydraulically operated Magic Trim system mounted in lazarette. Control buttons on steering pedestal
Removable carbon fibre bowsprit – A-frame type including bobstay,
Harken tracks/cars for jib sheet
Holmatro hydraulic ram for genoa car adjustment
Additional hydraulic ram for inhaulers
Jib Cunningham System, control in cockpit
Harken foot, halyard and spi sheet blocks. Spinlock jammers
Wichard and Harken padeyes
Hatches & Portlights
Custom made flush mounted hatches with gutters in white painted composite, all supported by gas rams. Manually sliding companionway hatch and drop down washboard
Acrylic portlights on either side on coachroof
Teak covered hatches
Steering gear access locker
Helm foot stands
Nautor Custom Flush Hatches
Above forward Cabin
Above aft heads
Recessed sprayhood forward of cockpit
Canvas sun awning connects via boltrope to boom and covers entire cockpit area
Cushions for cockpit area. Wheel and pedestal covers. Rope coil pockets
Interior woodwork is hand-rubbed satin varnished teak
Removable overhead panels in all cabins
Foam cored floorboards in varnished teak with koto striping.
Door handles Fusital type
Cotton upholstery for sofas, cabin seating. Overhead blinds/mosquito nets on hatches
LED reading lights at the head of each berth.
Leather detail including:
Mast cover in saloon
Lee cloths for all berths
Crew covers for berths and settees in Sunbrella
Dining table cover in Sunbrella Transparent PVC
Canvas covers for main entrance stairs
Floor covers for interior
Forward Cabin (Owner’s Suite)
The forward cabin features upper and lower pipe berths on either side aft. Hanging lockers on both sides forward. Upper lockers for additional storage can be found on each side of berth. Large double hatches allow generous amounts of natural light. Sail locker located forward
Aft cabins feature pipe cots inboard and outboard. A hanging locker is located outboard at the forward end of the outboard berth. Counter top with a tray for loose items at centreline. The visible hull outboard is covered with lightweight white painted panels. Entrance to the heads are adjacent the cabin entrances. Openable portholes to cockpit and aft deck allow flow of natural air and light into the cabin. En suite head with wash basin, WC, shower, mirror and storage lockers
The saloon features an open, voluminous arrangement with an integrated galley and navigation areas. Dining for six persons is provided on port side consisting of dining table, settee and two Vaar natural teak chairs. A three-person settee is located on starboard side with a locker aft of the settee. Upper lockers for storage are placed outboard on both sides. The exposed hull outboard is covered with lightweight white painted panels.
Deckhead at centreline integrates indirect lighting and a handrail. Access to engine room is located behind the main companionway. On the aft starboard side, a bar area including storage lockers and drawers.
The galley is located on the port side of the yacht with direct access to saloon. Work surfaces are finished in Corian. The sink, draining rack and storage for cutlery are located in a centreline galley island. The gimballed stove is located in the outboard counter with an exhaust fan above.
Microwave oven is integrated in the upper locker aft. The fridge-freezer is located near the entrance and the saloon for easy access. All drawers and storage lockers have been customized to accommodate tableware, pots, pans and galley items.
Furuno NavNet navigation system. System includes multifunction displays on both port and starboard steering consoles and black-box Furuno at the navigation station connected to the LCD display at the nav station.
Furuno system is controlled by a trackball positioned at the nav station
Integrated Furuno radar with 4Kw 60cm radome mounted on front of mast
B&G autopilot with one GPD control on starboard steering pedestel
Dedicated continuous running 24v Marsili/Bosch Rexroth power pack driving Marsili cylinder Autopilot pump and cylinder removable, 2 pcs quick connection on hydraulic hoses
Dell OptiPlex 780 ultra compact computer connected to 15.6-inch widescreen monitor at nav station Internal wireless local area network (WLAN) available throughout the yacht and deck.
The Dell computer is connected to the network allowing tactical software control from an iPad or equivalent. MaxSea Time Zero navigation software
Fleet Broadband 250 satellite communications system with antenna on pushpit
Simrad RS-87H VHF/DSC with additional handset and speaker in cockpit
Lightweight VHF antenna AC Marine CELmar VHF onmasthead
Class B AIS transponder, Simrad NAIS-400 including GPS and VHF antenna splitter
Simrad NSPL-400. System connected to VHF antenna on mast top. GPS is antenna positioned on
Yamaha stereo system connected to Russound splitter and speakers in cockpit and saloon
MAST & RIGGING
Two-spreader Hall Spars hi-modulus carbon fibre mast finished in clear coat.
Harken Switch track Mast jack cylinder with manual pump. Swept spreaders 21 degrees
Hall Spars SCR aerofoil carbon standing rigging
Hall Spars V-Boom in carbon fibre allowing up to three reefs, clear coat
Reckmann UD3 Sphere electric head stay furler with double groove carbon foil.