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Swan 56 – 1998

Swan 56 Year 1998
Builder Nautor
Designer German Frers
Loa 17,53 m
Beam4,73 m
Graft 2.70
Displ. 20.000,00 kg


Single skin hull with aramid/hybrid fibre reinforced laminate, foam core stringers, Lead fin keel, with bulb. (Standard draft), High aspect ratio rudder with e glass tapered stock. Awl gripped blue in 2000 with 2 thin blue stripes through the coamings, and white cove and boot stripes. Black bottom paint. 12mm thick glued down teak decks, aluminium toe rail. Stainless roller fairleads. Towing lines for genoa cars run under the deck to the cockpit.

Colore Scafo blu
Materiale Scafo vtr
Teak Tuga
Teak Passavanti
Sprayhood 2

N. Cabine Matrimoniali 3
N. Cabine Marinaio 1
N. Bagni 2 con wc elettrici
Legni Interni teak
Frigo e freezer a 2 celle
Motore Yanmar
Potenza 100 hp Ore Moto 1000
Lt. Serbatoio 600 – 3 serbatoi da 200 lt in acciaio
Trasmissione asse
Tipo Elica max prop 3 pale orientabili
Timoneria ruota
Elica di Prua

NOTE: motore revisionato 2010



VHF interno
meteo fax, elettronica Raymarine e B&G

Acque Nere
acqua salata, dissalatore, generatore

Tipo Albero passante in alluminio, armo in testa
Bompresso alluminio amovibile
Tangone carbonio
N. Winches Lewmar 10 – 5 elettrici

Avvolgifiocco idraulico Reckman

vele: randa triply carbonio 70%,
yankee triply spectra 60%,
genoa triply 60%,
trinchetta dacron 60%,
gennaker con calza nuovo sostituzione sartie 2013,
verniciatura albero e boma 2013

Tender AB mt 3,60
Fuoribordo 9,9 hp


Maxpower bow thruster (VIP 150/24v retractable)

Deck Equipment

Hydraulic opening bathing platform

Sliding recessed foredeck hatch

Extra ports to aft cabin

8 deck prisms

White painted radar pole aft

White painted tracvision pole aft


Dodger, aft

Dodger amidships

Cockpit cushions

Mid deck cushions

Cockpit shower

Deck wash (fresh water)


Lewmar 77 SEST electric primaries

Lewmar 54 CEST electric secondaries

Lewmar 54 CEST electric mainsheet

Lewmar Ocean 2 windlass

Remote switch for windlass at helm


Layout as per plan. Beautifully finished in hand rubbed teak, and teak veneers, corian counter tops, leather upholstery, attractive berth fabrics, and covers. High-end stereo and TV systems, with second TV in owners cabin aft. Fully air conditioned, and with separate diesel heater. Built in washer dryer. Halogen Cantalupi lighting with dimmers, and special bulkhead lighting in main saloon and owners cabin. Full width owners cabin aft, twin guest cabins forward, and Captains cabin in the forepeak.

Mirrors on head doors
Flush door handles in passage way
Custom CD and tape stowage
Custom one piece table
Custom cabinetry at chart table
Vacuflush heads
Fresh water purifier

Running along the Port side aft of main saloon, towards aft cabin.

Double sinks on centreline, Freezer with wire lift out baskets, eye level fridge.

Gas solenoid


Walk in engine room, fully insulated, containing Yanmar 96 Hp engine, 12 kW Westerbeke generator, battery chargers and Hydraulic furling power pack.

Sea fresh 2200 litre per day water maker
Air conditioning 39 000 BTU
Eberspächer D7W diesel heater
Electric bilge pump
Engine refrigeration
110v refrigeration
2 Holding tanks
double fresh water pump


B&G Hydra 2000 system
FFD at chart table
FFD on crash bar
FFD in owners cabin
FFD at forward end of cockpit
360 degree wind display
45 degree wind display
Super Halcyon 3 compass
Temp sensor
Barometric sensor
Air temp sensor
Heel angle sensor
B&G Hydra pilot
Furuno GP 30 GPS
Northstar 951 XD plotter
Furuno 1832 radar
Furuno radar repeater at helm
Icom M710 SSB
Icom IC 125 VHF
Delta active antenna
Sea station Weatherfax
Grounding cage
Insulated backstay
KVH Tracvision
Panasonic TV (2)
RCA decoder
Alpine stereo
CD changer
4 sets cabin speakers
Cockpit speakers
Volume controls in cabins
Inlet for TV and
AT 130 antenna tuner
silent exhaust on generator
House battery charger 100 amp
Radio bank charger 50 amp
24v Dc/ 12v Dc converter
3 burner stove, broiler, oven
Chopping board


This Swan 56 is diversely set up to accept 220v or 110 volt shore power, and change 220v via a 6Kva isolating transformer to 110volts for use in the vessel. 110v can also be created via a 12 Kw Westerbeke generator, or by a 2600 W inverter. 430 Amp hour 24volt batteries, with individual banks for engine starting, generator starting and for the radio/electronics. Separate air conditioning shore power inlet.

Trace 2600 watt inverter

Auto/manual Foghorn

Red dome light in aft cabin

Boom light with dimmer

Chart table light

115 v Microwave

Washing machine

Hella turbo fans in all cabins

Burglar alarm

Battery capacity meter

New chartpottler – Raymarine

New radar – Raymarine


White painted Nautor built hydraulic furling aluminium mast with flute stoppers. White painted aluminium boom with powered 2 speed hydraulic outhaul Carbon fibre spinnaker pole stowed on mast Navtec hydraulic vang, backstay and inner forestay System 50 panel for hydraulics

Triple spreader with Rod rigging

Insulated backstay

Aramid runners and checkstays

Sails; By Doyle

Vectran DV main

135% roller furler (Vectran)

95% roller furler (Vectran)

Staysail (Dacron)

Cruising spinnaker with sock

Reckmann hydraulic headsail furling

Works done:

Mast checked in 2013

Mast and boom paint in 2013

New rod rigging in 2013

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