57' 7" (17.53m)

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2003 57' 7" NAUTOR'S SWAN Cruising/Racing Sailboat 56 Imperia Italy
€480,000 EUR

The 2003 57' 7" NAUTOR'S SWAN 56 Cruising Sailboat Cruising/Racing Sailboat SGT. PEPPER is a sail yacht for sale located in Imperia, Italy.

Swan 56-041 ‘Sgt. Pepper’ is an extensively equipped, very well maintained fast cruising yacht. She is probably one of the most beautiful Swan 56’s sailing around.


One of the newest (2003) and equipped with modern single cockpit, which makes her very manageable and easy to sail. Sgt. Pepper is only used for (long-distance) cruising.


She is well maintained and currently based near Rome in Italy. 

Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this 2003 57' 7" NAUTOR'S SWAN 56 Cruising/Racing Sailboat Cruising Sailboat SGT. PEPPER yacht for sale in Imperia, Italy today!

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LENGTH 57' 7" (17.53m)
BUILT 2003
BEAM 15' 7" (4.73m)
LOCATION Imperia, Italy
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Detailed information

Mensae, a superb Swan 56 is well known in the New England and West Indies area, can either cruise in comfort or head offshore both in cruising, and casual racing.   She has a lighter Vinylester / Fiberglass hull, she is fitted with a Swan Nautor/Frers designed 8’. 4” bulb keel. Custom interior fabrics emphasize the famous Nautor teak interior craftsmanship.And an extensive electronic package make this a must see for anyone considering a Swan 56.

Beautifully appointed in Nautor's signature golden teak, with a teak and holly cabin sole. MENSAE has the highly regarded S56 custom layout, which is the owner's cabin aft with a full centerline queen bed, and with two double bunk forward cabins. The foc'sle, although it has sleeping accommodations, it provides great storage space and gear lockers. 


  • Solid fiberglass hull using optional Vinylester resin.
  • White Awlgrip painted hull (2011)
  • Blue sheer and boot stripes.
  • Fin keel with 8'4" draft.
  • Spade rudder.
  • Hydraulic fold down transom to form a swim platform.
  • Window in hull to inspect the propeller.


  • Cored fiberglass decks with teak overlay.
  • Oversized teak toe rail.
  • Stainless steel stem head fitting.
  • Lewmar Ocean 2 anchor windlass under deck.
  • Stainless steel bow and stern rails.
  • Stainless steel stanchions.
  • 1 x 19 stainless steel double life lines.
  • Folding midship docking cleats.
  • Stainless steel roller fairleads for mooring lines.
  • Storage lockers in cockpit. 
  • Teak foot blocks for helmsman.
  • Stainless steel bracket over pedestal instruments.
  • 1 x pair genoa tracks with car pullers.
  • Line stoppers.
  • Harken deck hardware.
  • Wichard padeyes for safety lines and alternative sheeting angles.
  • White painted aluminum radar and antenna post aft.
  • Stainless steel handrail at companionway. 
  • Gangway fitting at stern.
  • Cockpit table with fitted canvas bag.


All Lewmar and self tailing.

  • 2 x #77, 3 speed, primary operated with a pedestal.
  • 2 x #65, 2 speed, secondary, electric for trimming cruising headsail.
  • 2 x #54, 2 speed, mainsheet.
  • 2 x #64, 2 speed, secondaries.
  • 4 x #44, 2 speed, halyard and utility.
  • 2 x #44, 2 speed, main traveler.


General Arrangement

Sleeps 6, 2 in each of the 3 sleeping cabins, plus 1 in the forepeak cabin and 4 in the main saloon for a total of 11. Varnished, hand rubbed, golden Burmese teak veneer over marine ply over the majority of the furniture. Teak and holly cabin sole and vinyl overhead panels.


Located in the bow. Ample storage with fold down pipe bunk on the starboard side. Work bench. Stainless steel bars to store running rigging. 

Forward Guest cabins

Mirror image guest cabins forward of the main bulkhead with 2 single over and under bunks in each cabin. There is a shared head forward and to starboard with teak shower grate.

Main saloon

"L" shaped settee to starboard surround an offset dining table. Upholstery in the main saloon and navigation station is leather. There are two additional single chairs inboard. There is an arrangement to allow for a pipe bunk over the port and starboard settees. Out board of the settee is storage lockers and a shelf. On the port side is a straight settee, also with storage lockers outboard with roller doors.

Navigation station

Located aft of the saloon and on the starboard side. Forward facing and surrounded with navigation and communication electronics


Located opposite the navigation station and on the port side in the walkway intothe aft cabin. Coriancounter tops. Corian and teak sink covers for more surface space. Side load fridge and top load freezer are forward driven by engine or 110volt followed by the Force 10, 4 burner stove with oven and storage aft. Microwave oven. Inboard are the stainless steel double sinks with storage above. Access door aft to the engine space. Access to the engine space may also be gained under the companionway steps.

Master cabin

Located in the aft end of the yacht and accessed via the galley. Queen sized double bed on the centerline with a vanity to starboard and a seat to port. Ample storage lockers and hanging lockers in the cabin. Ensuite head on the starboard side forward of the cabin may be accessed from the master cabin as well as the navigation station allowing it to be used as a convenient day head. Full length mirror.


Yanmar 4JH-UTBE 96HP diesel engine.

  • 3 x blade Max Prop.
  • 2 x blade folding propeller as spare for racing.



  • Seafresh H2O6A watermaker, 2200 liters per day.
  • Hot and cold water deck shower at transom.
  • Fresh water and sea water connection at forward deck. 
  • Vacuflush heads with fresh water flush.
  • Black water holding tank for aft head.
  • Water heater off engine and 110volt. 
  • Electric bilge pump with manual and automatic control.
  • Electric shower sump pumps.
  • 2 x fresh water pressure pumps.


  • Reverse cycle air conditioning in main saloon.
  • 5 x turbo cabin fans.
  • Dorade vents with stainless steel protection bars.



  • Westerbeke 8KW generator with silent exhaust.
  • Mass Inverter 24/1500W, 115volt.
  • Mastervolt battery charger (2012).
  • 115volt and 220volt deck plug with 3Kva transformer.
  • 115volt outlets through the interior.
  • Shore power cord.
  • 24volt DC system.
  • House battery bank (2014) with DDC 4000 battery capacity meter.
  • Engine battery (2014).
  • Generator battery (2014).
  • Dimmer for cabin lights.
  • Tricolor mast head light.
  • Spreader lights with dimmer.
  • Headsail luff light with dimmer.
  • Steaming light on mast.


  • Raymarine radar (2009).
  • E120 at navigation station as well as at helm.
  • Raymarine GPS.
  • Trimble GPS.
  • Furuno WAAS GPS.
  • B&G autopilot (2015) with 2 displays.
  • B&G Hercules instruments.
  • 2 x B&G MFDs at navigation station.
  • 5 x B&G MFDs in cockpit.
  • 4 x B&G displays on mast under goose neck.
  • B&G Super Halcyon electronic compass.
  • Furuno PG 1000 compass. 
  • Furuno weather fax, FAX207.
  • Icom 604 VHF at navigation station.
  • Icom RAM mike at helm.
  • Icom ICM710RT SSB.
  • Additional handheld VHF.
  • Trane and Trane Mini M Sat telephone with data/fax/PC interface.
  • WiFi amplifier.
  • GPS portable Global Star phone with mounted docking station.
  • Cojot antenna at mast head.
  • Apple computer aft cabin for media and DVD viewing.
  • HP computer for navigation with Nobeltec and Oceans Nav and weather software.
  • Flatscreen TV.
  • Sony radio/CD in owner's cabin.
  • Denon DVD player with surround sound.
  • Cockpit speakers.


  • Nautor aluminum, white painted mast.
  • Separate trysail track on mast.
  • 2 x folding mast steps.
  • Nautor aluminum, white painted boom.
  • Navtec stainless steel rod rigging.
  • Aramid checkstays.
  • Carbon fiber spinnaker pole.
  • Aluminum jockey pole.
  • Navtec hydraulic vang, backstay, babystay and mainsail outhaul.
  • Electric roller furling headsail.


  • Dacron full batten mainsail w/2 reefs (2015).
  • Dacron roller furling genoa (2015).
  • Dacron staysail (2004).
  • Dacron storm jib (2004).
  • Dacron storm trysail (2004).
  • Cruising spinnaker with sock (2004)


  • AB hard bottom inflatable dinghy (2009).
  • 15HP outboard engine (2009).
  • Winslow 6 man life raft.
  • Bosun's chair.
  • 6 x lifejackets.
  • 5 x fenders.
  • Fender board.
  • Slip covers for upholstery.
  • Padded cover for dining table.
  • Stainless steel spade anchor.
  • 200ft 9/16 anchor chain.
  • Winch handles.
  • Snatch blocks.
  • Outboard bracket on stern rail.
  • Dodger for companionway.
  • Dodger for aft cockpit.
  • Full awning.
  • Cockpit cushions.
  • Wheel cover.
  • Lee cloths for bunks.
  • Flagpole and ensign.


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 as is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



Keith Yeoman


Nautor's Swan USA East
449 Thames Street, #307,
Newport, RI 02840
401 846 1090 office
401 846 0757 fax
443 994 1500 cell




GRP hull, spade rudder with self-aligning bearings and composite stock, hydraulic fold-out bathing platform. Watertight bulkhead forward.

Dark blue line and boot top lines and blue stripe through white superstructure. 

Keel: lead with Antimony; bolted externally



Teak deck

White polyurethane paint on deck surfaces

Low toerail forward of chainplates

Mast stepped through deck onto mast step

Pulpit, pushpit and lifeline stanchions 640 mm high of stainless steel

Stainless life lines

Socket for flagpole on deck

Mooring cleats on stern

2x Cleat on Bow

Anchor roller on stemhead

Lewmar Ocean 3 electric anchor windlass.

Anchors: 1 x 60 lb CQR; 1 x 45 lb Danforth

Hot and cold deck shower

Cockpit table



Number ofMaker/typeSpeedFunctionManual/electric/hydraulic
2 x 54Lewmar1Stbd:
outhaul, spin.hal.
mainsheet, gen. Hal.
Stay. Hal., traveller
reef 1
traveller, foreguy
topping lift (spin pole)
gen. Hal., spin. hal.
Reef 2, main hal.
1 x 77Lewmar2PrimariesElectric
2 x 54Lewmar1Runners/staysail sheetManual
1 x 48 Lewmar1Furlers/staysail sheet car pullsElectric 





Honey colour teak with Corian surfaces in heads and galley and teak and holly soleboards, white leather upholstery. (2011)



6 single berths, 2 double berths in 3 cabins + saloon




Description from forward:

Aft of the forward watertight bulkhead is a large storage area with ample room for spares, sails and sheets.  Doorway aft to -

The forward “owner” cabin with a double berth to starboard. (In storage is a Pullman berth that can be installed above the double bed).  To port is access to a heads with shower, which may also be accessed from the main saloon.  


The main saloon is large with L shape seating and teak dining table to starboard and a sofa to port.

It is very light and airy.  Aft of this is a large navigation station and an island storage / galley area. 


This is situated over a central console with main engine under with refrigeration and work surfaces to port.  This provides a perfect barrier between the working area of the yacht and the main saloon. 

Aft of this is the companionway.  

This layout makes a very clear delineation between the working area of the yacht and the main saloon which works extremely well.  


To port aft is a twin cabin with a further double cabin to starboard.  Both cabins have lots of stowage.  Also to starboard is a second heads and shower.




Topsides lined with extra light teak battens

White painted outboard gratings in the whole boat

Lightweight floorboards laid with teak veneer

Additional set of white painted racing floorboards, non-skid surface, for racing

Removable lightweight white ceiling panels

Blinds and mosquito screens for owner cabin and main cabin

Cooker: Force 10, 4 burner, gas + 2 Propane gas bottles

Refrigeration system: electrical supply with external temperature display and controls (maintenance 2017)

Refrigerator: 150 litres

Deep freeze: 135 litres

Toilets: 2 – manual salt or fresh water flushing (maintenance 2017)

Showers: 2



Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE 100hp diesel turbo intercooled.

Yanmar reduction gearbox 3.3:1 mechanical.

RH 3-blade feathering 23” Maxprop propeller with spurs rope cutter.

Fuel capacity: 780 litres (172 gallons) in 4 stainless steel tanks (200 + 190 + 200 + 190)

Speed: max 8.9 knots; cruising 7 knots

Cruising range: 900 nm (700 litres useable at 5 litres/hr @ 7 knots)




Pressurized hot and cold water

Water heated via engine cooling or AC element

Electrical/manual water pressure system.

Water heating system: 220v 150 liter (2015)

Watermaker: Seafresh SH206A 220v 95 litres/hr

Bilge pumps: auto in sump, manual in galley area, in cockpit.

Deck wash.

Heating: Eberspacher 37W 24v 3 fan unit.

Fresh water capacity: 480 litres (106 gallons) in two stainless steel tanks (320 + 160)

Holding tank (black): 20 litres (4.40 gallons) in two stainless steel tanks

Pump-out system (ashore/sea)




24 V DC system

230 V AC system 

Service batteries 24V 522 Amp/hrs  new 2019

Starter battery engine and generator new 2019 

Victron alternator 80A built in regulator (2015)

Master volt Converter / Charger 24 in – 220 Output, 120 Amp/hr.

24v 100 amp battery charter.

Westerbeke 50hz generator, 6 kw (2003)

Converter for PC.

Master volt Charger Control .

Battery bank monitor Link 10.

Duo Gen wind/water generator.



2 Raymarine Plotters, E120 and E80 plus RayTech PC software to form Networksystem

ICS Nav 6 plus Navtex

Leica Mk 12 Professional GPS

Simrad DSC VHF RD 68

Irridium Sat phone

B&G Hydra 2000 , 1 FFD at chart table , 2 FFD at binnacle

Yacht control, weather chart system, through download

B&G autopilot + gyro stabilised Fluxgate compass + controls at binnacle

Duplicated: rudder ref unit, ram, motor, ACP2

Sea Me

Raymarine radar 4kw

PC + 19” flat screen + soft water proof keyboard, colour inkjet HP printer, scanner, copier

AIS. Automatic Identification System

Yeoman plotter

B&G remote control for all B&G functions incl. autopilot

B&G 213 masthead unit (wind direction and speed)

RR Gibraltar aerial for GSM, SSB, VHF including Windex and light, Navtex




Rig: cutter headed sloop, triple spreader mast, with bowsprit for asymmetric.

Offshore Spars aluminium, keel stepped mast

Standing rigging: Navtec discontinuous rod rigging

Single lowers, runners & checkstays, babystay, hydraulic tensioner for backstay and boomvang, runner stowage tackle x 2, sail tie rope, spinnaker guy blocks x 2, spinnaker sheet blocks x 2.  Cunningham tackle.


IG = 22.60m 74.15 ft fore triangle 70.8m2 762.6 sq.ft

J = 6.27m 20.57 ft mainsail 67.7 m2 728.7 sq.ft

P = 20.30m 66.60 ft 150% genoa 106.3m2 1144 sq.ft

E = 6.67m 21.88 ft spinnaker 255 m2 2745 sq.ft


Burgee halyard


Main halyard + spare

Warps x 4 20mm multiplait x 20m

Spinnaker guys x 2

Spinnaker sheets x 2

Genoa halyards x 2 + 1 spare

Burgee halyard


Main halyard + spare

Warps x 4 20mm multiplait x 20m

Spinnaker guys x 2

Spinnaker sheets x 2

Genoa halyards x 2 + 1 spare

Staysail sheets

Traveller controls

Furling lines

Courtesy flag halyard

Spinnaker pole topping lift

Car pull lines x 2

Running backstays (2015)



Stainless Steel sprayhood for main companionway

Cockpit cushions (2016)


Tender + outboard engine 4 hp (2015)




Fire blanket x 2

Fire extinguishers

Auto in engine space, auto in generator space, auto in electrical room

Manually operated: cockpit locker, companionway cave, forward cabin, oilskin locker

Liferaft 8 pax (2016)





Life ring + whistle + inflatable Danbuoy + drogue + light

Throwing line



Mainsail cover new 2019

Binnacle cover (green). 

Bosun’s chair.

 Cushions for G & T seats.

Fender skirt. 

Coachroof awning


NorthMain3DL Marathon ( taff) 
NorthAsym. Spinnaker  
NorthLight genoa 130%Spectra 
NorthGenoa 3  95%3 DL 


Spinnaker snuffer, genoa sausage bag, # 1 sausage bag

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