45' 4" (13.82m)

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2002 45' 4" NAUTOR'S SWAN Cruising Sailboat Nautor Swan 45 Rosneath United Kingdom
€285,000 EUR

The 2002 45' 4" NAUTOR'S SWAN Nautor Swan 45 Sloop Cruising Sailboat EALA OF RHU is a sail boat for sale located in Rosneath, United Kingdom.

The Nautor Swan 45 is an iconic one design class that is also competitive under IRC.  They have won hearts and minds the world over for their sparkling sailing and great one design events. As with all Nautor Swans they can also be used for fast, family cruising. EALA has been successfully and competitively campaigned through life and she has been carefully maintained. She is now ashore and awaiting a 2021 pitstop which will prepare her for the new season and a new owner.

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LENGTH 45' 4" (13.82m)
BUILT 2002
BEAM 12' 10" (3.91m)
LOCATION Rosneath, United Kingdom
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RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC or RCDII (2013/53/EU as appropriate (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Glass/vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcement in selected areas.
  • Sandwich topside and single skin bottom fiber reinforcement are multiaxial or unidirectional.
  • Structural bulkheads are of veneered sandwich construction or marine grade waterproof plywood.
  • Bottom stiffeners are reinforced with unidirectional carbon and multiaxial glass fibre in selected areas.
  • GRP engine beds.
  • Durepox bottom treatment fully faired.
  • Composite mast step with movable shoe.
  • Advanced laminate sandwich deck with Sprint prepeg skins and low density closed cell foam core.
  • Teak in cockpit and side decks.
  • 30mm high toe rails forward of mast.
  • Custom jib lead line inlets in cockpit.
  • Main companionway sliding hatch garage flush with coach roof and Esthec details.
  • Hull polishing (Winter 2020/21).
  • Minor gelcoat repair at transom/portside quarter (Winter 2020/21).
  • Antifouling (Winter 2020/21).


Keel & Rudder:

  • Antimony alloyed lead bulb and fin with upper flange recessed into hull.
  • Fin bolted to hull with high tensile steel bolts.
  • Deep floors inside, possibility for 400kg keel weight adjustment by removable lead pigs about 50kg each inside bulb.
  • Foam filled rudder with carbon/epoxy stock.


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • 1 x Volvo Penta D2-75.
  • Marine diesel 39 Kw, 53 Hp, 3000 RPM.
  • Engine control panel in cockpit.
  • Exhaust elbow replaced (July 2021).
  • New gearbox and saildrive unit complete with hull seal, providing extended warranty (July 2021).


Maintenance & Performance:

  • Engine hours – 3,227 at November 2020.
  • Engine last serviced at Badalona prior to departure for Silvers.


Propulsion & Steering:

  • Volvo sail drive.
  • 2-blade racing folding propeller.
  • Carbon steering wheel.
  • 4 pcs footsteps in cockpit.


Other Mechanical Equipment:

  • Engine space air inlet from deck, outlet with blower to transom.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems:

  • 12 DC insulated return system for lighting and general service main switchboard 12 V DC outboard of chart table.


Battery Banks:

  • Battery capacity 240 Ah (new batteries 2016).
  • Situated at the bottom of the mast and shrouds, and stay grounded to the keel.


Battery Chargers:

  • Battery charger mass 12/80.
  • Victron 3500 inverter/charger.



  • Upgraded.


Shore Power:

  • Shore power inlet 220 V and 220v ring main with UK sockets.

Plumbing Systems

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • Johnson pump aqua jet water pressure system.
  • Pressurized hot and cold water.
  • Backup foot pump for fresh water.
  • Single lever mixing faucets.
  • Sea-water spout with foot pump in galley.
  • Y-valve in forward head.
  • Drinking water purifier.
  • Isotemp water heater 22 litre Isotherm Compact magnum.


Bilge Pumps:

  • 2 x Two manual and 1 x electric.
  • Jabsco model 36740- series.
  • Whale Gusher pump 10 MK3 pump.
  • Whale Gulper 220 shower/galley waste.


Grey & Black Water:

  • Polythene holding tank with a capacity of 60 litres with level indication for forward manual WC.
  • Tank emptied by hand pump or deck suction.



  • Composite sea cocks for all through hull fitting below waterline.
  • Sea water for toilet flushing.
  • Cockpit scupper drains.


  • Level indicators for fuel and water tanks.



  • Total fuel capacity of 150 litres (33 gallons) in 1 x aluminium OEM tank by Swan.


Fresh Water:

  • Total fresh water 320 litres (70 gallons) in a polythene tank consisting of three interconnected compartments.

Navigation Equipment

  • B&G Hydra interfaced to a full B&G Hercules system.
  • Portable on deck screen running Deckman for Windows.
  • Compass D- 135, mounted on steering pedestal.
  • Halycon Gyro Stabilised Compass.
  • Full Race / Performance package with upgraded H3000 processor 4 x 20/20’s on mast 2 FFD’s in Cockpit and 1 at chart table.
  • 2 Analog wind displays.
  • Autopilot, B&G Hydra 240-PK-ACP-2 with hydraulic pump PMP-T2-12V and Hynautic K2B cylinder.
  • CND 7” Colour chart plotter c/w GPS.
  • Plug for 20/20 bracket corroded, cables cut – repaired and a new connector fitted/rewired (Winter 2020/21).
  • Screws for 20/20 bracket badly rounded so replaced/repaired (Winter 2020/21).


Communications Equipment:

  • VHF Shipmate RS8400 GPS.
  • On board computer.

Domestic Equipment


  • Gimballed two-burner stove with oven, protected by stainless steel guard.
  • Front loading refrigerator, 70 litre.
  • Top loading freezer.
  • Cool box.
  • Rubbish bin under the sink.



  • 2 x Heads compartments with heads and showers.
  • WCs are seawater flushed and forward head is manual and can discharge to holding tank.



  • Radio/CD-player Sony XR C5200R with two loudspeakers.
  • Poly-Planer 905 in saloon.
  • Loudspeakers in cockpit.
  • Sony XS-MP-61 with transfer switch.



  • Flexible chart light and red night light at navigation station.
  • Red/green navigation light on pulpit White stern light on push pit.
  • LED lighting in interior.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • 4 berths in 2 cabins + 2 pullman berths in saloon giving a total of 8 berths.
  • Galley to port.
  • Navigation station to starboard.
  • She has twin heads, one forward and the other behind the navigation station.
  • A generous saloon with a saloon table centrally placed.  
  • Engine is on the centerline under the companionway steps.
  • A large sail locker accessed from the cockpit.


Description of layout from forwards:


Forward Guest Cabin:

  • Double berth with stowage under the berth and hanging lockers to port.


Port Forward Heads:

  • White GRP interior module to half height.
  • Wash basin.
  • Fresh water tap.
  • Shower
  • Mirror.
  • Waste container.



  • Folding leaf saloon table.
  • Lockers outboard.
  • Settee backrests port & starboard that fold up and convert into 2 x pullman berths.


Nav. Station:

  • Forward facing chart table with seat and chart stowage under the tabletop.
  • Electronics recessed in the panel above chest of drawers.



  • Stainless steel double sinks with fresh water tap.
  • Corian Cameo white counter tops and sink cover.
  • Drawers and lockers.


Master Cabin (Aft):

  • Double berth with stowage beneath.
  • Hanging locker and overhead lockers.
  • Seat in front of forward bulkhead.


Starboard Aft Heads:

  • White GRP interior module to half height.
  • Wash basin.
  • Fresh water tap.
  • Shower.
  • Mirror.
  • Waste container.

Deck Equipment


  • Hall Spars carbon fibre double spreader 15/16 fractional rig, spreaders swept aft 20° degrees.
  • Navtec discontinuous rod rigging.
  • Hall Spars carbon fibre main boom.
  • Swan Club Class carbon fibre spinnaker pole.
  • IRC carbon fibre spinnaker pole.
  • Antal track and tackle on mast including:
    1. 2 x Spinnaker aft guys, Spectra 12mm.
    2. 2 x Spinnaker sheet tweakers, Spectra 8mm.
    3. 1 x Fore guy, double ended, Spectra 10mm.
  • Hydraulic backstay adjustment, with Navtec control panel each side in cockpit.
  • Backstay pumps – with two speed operations, to pump the backstay down faster.
  • Mechanical vang.
  • Removable hydraulic mast jack.
  • Forestay with Tuff luff 2nd forestay with furler Navtec system 50.
  • Sheets for both racing and cruising.
  • Folding eyes for harness attachment in cockpit pad eyes for safety lines, Wichard 6504, 3 pcs pad eye for outboard sheeting.
  • Wichard 6505 Harken aluminum jib and mainsheet tracks.
  • Harken blocks.
  • Spinlock jammers (partly upgraded 2016).
  • Composite mast collar.
  • Mast & gear removed for road transportation (Winter 2020/21); all the halyards have been moused out and everything is labelled for ease of re-assembly in Scotland.
  • Note: the rigging studs were not touched when the mast was unstepped.
  • Fire extinguisher under the steps entrance.



  • Lewmar Grand prix winch package.
  • Primary winch Lewmar 60/3 AOR.
  • Halyard B 48.3 Halyard winch Lewmar 48 STOR-SR.
  • Mainsheet winches serviced (Winter 2020/21).
  • coach roof and primary winches have been stripped and cleaned – to be refitted



  • Mainsail Membrane Class 2016 – 1 regatta.
  • Mainsail Membrane IRC 2016.
  • J1 Membrane Class 2016 - 1 regatta.
  • J2 Membrane Class 2016 - 1 regatta.
  • S2 Class 2016 - 1 regatta.
  • A1 Class 2015.
  • A0 IRC masthead – 2015.
  • J3 Membrane Class – 2015.
  • J2 Membrane Class – 2015.
  • J1 Membrane Class - 2015
  • S2 masthead IRC – 2015.
  • There is also a delivery mainsail (reduced down to 70% for ease of handling and de-powering short-handed) and a furling headsail.



  • Grab rails each side of companionway.
  • Swim ladder.
  • Cockpit shower.
  • Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions with 600 mm high life lines.
  • pushpits, pulpit and stanchions to be refitted – excepting a buyer wishes to transport by road


Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • Anchor and chain.
  • Anchor windlass Ocean 1 Gypsy only, 12V.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Original sprayhood and Bimini.
  • Zips on sprayhood in poor condition – refurbished/replaced (Winter 2020/21).


Safety Equipment:

  • Epirb.
  • Liferaft.
  • Fire extinguishers.
  • Liferaft servicing x 2 (Winter 2020/21).
  • Missing liferaft cradle located, otherwise got a new one made (Winter 2020/21).


Fire-fighting equipment:

  • Fire extinguisher under the steps entrance.


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Sue Grant
Berthon International
The Shipyard Lymington, SO41 3YL United Kingdom

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