NAUTOR'S SWAN Nautor Swan 40

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Broker's Comments

ATHENA is one of the last of the popular Frers designed Nautor Swan 40s. She is the 49th out of 58 of this model produced between 1994 and 2002. We sold her new to a previous Swan 391 owner in Holland Mi. She was lightly used in fresh water and stored inside for winters. We then sold the yacht to her second owner in Seattle, and then to her current owner in 2004. Since 2004, the yacht has had fantastic care, and been inside stored every winter at Brewers Post Road, in Mamaroneck, NY. She has been re-Awlgripped, has an extensive $40K new B&G instrument package in 2019,. The fine teak woodwork below, long a hallmark of Swan quality glistens, and she is rare in not having a teak deck. This boat is in turnkey condition. Every year the cushions are taken off the boat and stored during winter months.

Owner's Comments

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed cruising and lightly club racing on ATHENA in Western Long Island Sound. German Frers has designed, and Nautor have built a fun and lively yacht to sail, and she is also a wonderfully comfortable cruising vessel.


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Fibreglass single skin hull with Awlgrip finish.
  • Re-Awlgripped Aristo Blue in 2018.


Keel & Rudder:

  • Lead keel with bulb.
  • Composite rudder.


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • 1 x Nanni Diesel 4.150he.
  • 35 HP.
  • Spinlock throttle control.
  • Thermostatic engine blower.
  • Dripless stuffing box.


Maintenance & Performance:

  • Engine hours –   1304.
  • Cruising speed – approx 6.5 knots.
  • Maximum speed – approx 7.6 knots.
  • Range 700 miles @ 5.5kts.


Propulsion & Steering:

  • 1 x 3 blade MaxProp.
  • Composite pedestal.
  • Wheel steering.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems:

  • 12v ship’s service.


Battery Banks:

  • Upgraded 320 Ah house batteries.  New 2020.


Battery Chargers:

  • 60A battery charger.



  • Twin engine alternators.


Shore Power:

  • 110v shorepower.

Plumbing Systems

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • Hot and cold pressurised water.
  • 20 Litre Hot water tank.


Bilge Pumps:

  • 1 x electric bilge pump.
  • 2 x manual bilge pumps.


Grey & Black Water:

  • 2 x holding tanks situated both forward and aft.
  • Electric shower sump pump.



  • Total fuel capacity of 63.4 gallons (288 litres) in a stainless steel tank.
  • Twin separ fuel/water separators.


Fresh Water:

  • Total water capacity of 112.3 gallons (511 litres) in a stainless steel tank.


Grey/Blackwater Holding Tanks:

  • 45 litres (10 gallons) each.

Navigation & Communication Equipment

  • All electronics new in 2019.
  • B&G Halo 24” pulse compression dome.
  • B&G Triton2 autopilot control.


At Mast:

  • 213 Masthead Unit PCB.
  • B&G 20/20HV display.
  • Ancor Marine NMEA2000 four way Tee connector Airmar ST850 analog speed/temp sensor with valve insert.


Navigations Area:

  • B&G H5000 Hydra pack.
  • Ancor Marine NMEA2000 four way Tee connector.
  • B&G Zeus3-16 multi-function display with insight charts.



  • B&G Zeus3-16 multi-function display with insight charts.
  • NavPod SailPod pre-cut for Zeus3 12for 12” wide guard.
  • B&G H5000 Graphic display (G.F.D.).
  • B&G Triton2 digital display.
  • Ancor Marine NMEA2000 dual Tee connector.
  • Ancor Marine NMEA2000 four way Tee connector.
  • Ancor Marine NMEA2000 5m backbone.



  • Simrad NAIS-500 system, Class B-AIS system with GPS antenna.
  • B&G V50 Marine VHF Radio with AIS.
  • B&G H50 VHF wireless handset for the V50/V90 VHF radio.

Domestic Equipment


  • 1 x Coolmatic 12v refrigeration unit (air cooled).
  • Force 10 stove - 3 burners and oven.



  • 2 Head compartments, one forward one aft.
  • Sink, handheld shower with mixer tap.
  • 2 x Jabsco toilets.



  • Fusion UD755 colour display marine entertainment system with UniDock & Bluetooth.
  • Radio cassette.
  • CD changer.
  • Poly Planer speakers in Saloon.
  • Cockpit speakers.



  • Overhead lighting.
  • Reading lamps.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • 8 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon.
  • Full Nautor teak contemporary interior.
  • Beige leather upholstery.
  • Interior fitted cushion covers.


Description of layout from forwards:


Forward Cabin:

  • V-berth.
  • Hanging locker.
  • Seat.
  • Infill cushion.
  • Storage lockers above berths.
  • Ensuite head with vanity sink, hand held shower and toilet.


Main Saloon:

  • Pilot berths port and starboard.
  • Settees port and starboard.
  • Drop leaf table on centerline.



  • Situated on port side, in passageway to aft cabin.
  • Corian countertops.
  • Double sink on centerline with covers on sink in Corian.
  • 3 burner force 10 stove.


Owner’s Aft Cabin:

  • Double berth on starboard side.
  • Seat on port side.
  • Vanity table.
  • Private owner’s head.

Deck Equipment


  • Triple spreader Nautor aluminium rig.
  • Reaching strut.
  • Spinnaker pole.
  • Harken system A track.
  • Trisail track.
  • Navtec Vang, backstay.
  • System 50 panel in cockpit.
  • Harken roller furling unit 2.



  • Lewmar winches.
  • 2 x extra halyard winches on coachroof.



  • North Dacron Main (2 reefs). 2008.
  • North furling cruising genoa. 145% Dacron. 2007.
  • Doyle race mainsail GPL 21. 2007.
    1. 5 x full battens.
    2. 2 x reefs.
  • Doyle genoa 155% GPL 14. 2013.
  • Mainsail cover.
  • Other older sails in storage.



  • Fold out bathing platform.
  • 1 x deck shower.
  • Opening goiot hatches.
  • Opening goiot ports.
  • Custom pedestal guards.
  • Dorades.
  • Dorade guards.
  • Port and starboard lifeline gates.


Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • Lewmar windlass.
  • CQR Anchor with chain and rode.
  • Danforth with line.
  • Storm bridle.
  • Fenders.
  • Lines.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Cockpit upholstery.
  • Sprayhood over entrance hatch.
  • Elkhide cover for steering wheel.
  • Elkhide cover on mast and chainplates in main cabin.


Tender & Outboard:

  • Achillies dinghy. 2005.
  • Nissan 6hp outboard. 2005 (rarely used).


Safety Equipment:

  • Lifesling unit.
  • Flares.


Fire-fighting equipment:

  • Fire extinguishers.

Owner's Comments

My wife and I have thoroughly enjoyed cruising and lightly club racing on ATHENA in Western Long Island Sound. German Frers has designed, and Nautor have built a fun and lively yacht to sail, and she is also a wonderfully comfortable cruising vessel.

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United States




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About The Seller

Berthon International

40 Mary Street


Rhode Island


United States

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