S&S Swans for sale

Swan 55/011

Swan 55 Hull #011 Ellinor - year : 1972 - hull colour :White


From 2006 till 2008 Swan55 Ellinor has has been completely restored in it’s old glory. During restoration, much effort has been made to maintain and restore the interior and exterior in the original state. At the same time, the technology has been fully modernized. The ship looks fantastic and is very well maintained up to today.

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Swan 55 Ellinor, construction no 11, is a classic Swan 55 designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by the Nautor shipyard in Finland. This combination guarantees very good sailing characteristics and a beautiful ship of leading quality. These classic Swans are called the Rolls Royce of the ships. Two sister ships have sailed the “Whitbread round the World” without significant adaptation. Of the 16 built 55s, 14 still are in service. The current owner brought Ellinor to the Netherlands from the USA in 2005 where she has undergone total restoration, carried out in accordance with the rules of the Shipbuilding Inspection. The ship has been completely restored in its old glory. During restoration, much effort has been made to maintain or restore the interior and exterior in the orinal state. At the same time, the technology has been fully modernized. The ship looks fantastic and is very well maintained up to today. For example, the boat has been out of the water almost every winter for thorough inspection, including the mast. The boat is of course excellent and easy to sail, but also suitable for taking paying passengers. An opportunity to obtain a unique ship, completely up to date and ready to go. For more information and a good insight regarding the refit, see also:

Nautor Swan 55, Ellinor, dimensions: 16.10 x 4.35 x 2.60 m, year of construction 1972, Construction no 11, designer: Sparkman & Stephens, S-shaped hull, polyester, deck Teak (2007), weight 21,000 kg, ballast 7.000 kg, steering wheel, CQR anchor with 115 m chain, new electric anchor winch (2017), swim ladder, interior: teak and koto, sparyhood, giektent, covers for all winches, shutters and steering wheel, bimini, number of sleeping places 10, 7 fixed berths in 3 cabins, 3 extra in the lounge.

Volvo Penta TMD22, 78 hp, Construction year 2003, overhauled in 2009, propeller shaft, 3-blade Gori propellor (2012), engine foundation during refit adjusted and boosted, stowage bearing checked in 2014, replacement rubber shutter in 2017, indirect cooling, bow thruster Vetus 3.5, stainless steel diesel tanks 2 x 140 l, approximately 1700 engine hours, engine compartment extra ventilated and fire protected.

Mastheight 25 m, sloop rigged, aluminum mast and boom, all sails in good condition, North sails mainsail 60 m2, material soft norlam (2009), roller cage, North sails genua, soft norlam 130% 85 m2 (2009), North sails yankee 45 m2 (2012), cotter sail, gennaker Moment sails 180 m2, Genoa Kevlar 60 m2, 2 x spinnaker boom, stainless steel rigging partially replaced in 2007 and 2012, 8 winches of which 4 selftailing, stainless steel bowspriet for gennaker, ropes for hoisting and  rollers in the mast adapted and replaced in 2009.

Navigation and equipment:
AGM batteries 12 x 2 V, 600 Ah (2015), 24 V, shore power: divider device 2 x shorecable 15 m, battery charger / inverter Phoenix Multiplus24 / 3000/70, generator Mase 3500, ampere meter Mastervolt Manual BTM 111, compass Sestrel steering column and Simrad flux compass, 2 x Airmar DST 800 temperature, log and depth gauge, Airmar PB 100 windset, gps Furuno GP 32, chartplotter Furuno 1734C, VHS Simrad RS86, outdoor speaker Simrad WR 20 bluetooth handheld, AIS-CTRX B transponder with own GPS, navtex Furuno NX 300D, Simrad AC 40 autopilot, navigation lights led.

Gas and water:
4 x stainless steel water tanks of 150 l, hot water boiler 60 l via motor, 220V and Webasto, 2 x shower inside, 1 x shower outside, 2 x toilet, stainless steel 80 liter tank, refrigerator, 3-burner gas cooker, oven , Heating Webasto Thermo 90 ST.

Safety and extra:
Lifeboat, 8-person liferaft (2014), electric and hand bilge pump, dinghy with outboard, various pumps.

Cees van Nes
Location: Valencia, Spain
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