Swan 45-016 'EarlyBird'

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Price: 380,000 EUR
Contact Nautor' Swan Brokerage - Jeremy Peek
Tel. +377 97 97 95 07


Earlybird is the most successful Swan 45 in the fleet. She became four time world champion in this high competitive one design class. Her successes are based on the attention and dedication from her owner and professional boatcaptain which always kept the boat in perfect condition. The boat is always upgraded to the highest standards.

For racing Earlybird is equipped with a complete set of 3Di racing sails, various training sails, upgraded deck gear, running rigging and various customized details. The 20ft container consist lots of spare parts. Earlybird is ready to compete again in the 2017 Swan 45 circuit.

Currently located in the Mediterranean (Palma de Mallorca).


Glass/ vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcement in selected area. Sandwich topside and single skin bottom fiber reinforcement are multiaxial or unidirectional. Structural bulkhead are of veneered sandwich construction or marine grade waterproof plywood. Bottom stiffeners reinforced with unidirectional carbon and multiaxial glass fibre in selected areas.

GRP engine beds.

Durepox bottom treatment and faired (2016)

Composite mast step with movable shoe.


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 400 Kg keel weight adjustment by removable lead pigs about 50 Kg each inside bulb. (new keel 2017)

Foam filled rudder with carbon/epoxy  stock.


Advanced laminate sandwich deck with Sprint prepeg skins and low density closed cell foam core.

Pained white (2015)

Teak in cockpit and side decks

30 mm high toe rails forward of mast

Custom jib lead line inlets in cockpit

Carbon steering wheel

Main companionway sliding hatch garage flush with coach roof and Esthec details.

4 pcs footsteps in cockpit

Cruising pedestal bracket with 7in Chart Plotter

Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions with matt finish

600 mm high life lines

Composite mast collar

Grab rails each side of companionway

Headstay attachment on stemhead

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 main sheet tracks

Two separate lockers to be mounted in cockpit for cruising.

Harken blocks


Spinlock jammers (partly upgraded (2016)


Winches are Harken

Primary sheet B55/3 STR

Halyard B 48.3

Mainsheet  B53.3


Visible saloon interior is varnished teak with hand rubbed satin finish. Floorboards of sandwich construction laid with teak and holly veneer. Lightweight overhead lining foam mattresses over Scandi-flex battens for racing. Racing covers for saloon table, navigation table, galley and floor (Pigbag).


Double berth with stowage under

Hanging locker and seat

Seat in front of forward bulkhead


White GRP interior module to half height with wash basin

Fresh water tap, shower, mirror and waste container


Gimballed two burner stove with oven, protected by stainless steel guard

Stainless steel double sinks with fresh water tap, Corian Cameo white counter tops and sink cover

Drawers and lockers . Front loading refrigerator 70 lt.

Garbage bin


Folding leaf table. Locker outboard

Settee backrests fold up and convert into Pullman berth.

Tanks below settees.

Canvas cover for saloon table


Forward facing chart table with seat

Chart stowage under table top

Electronics recessed in panel above

Chest of drawers


Double berths

Stowage under berths

Hanging lockers

ENGINE (2016)

Volvo Penta D2-22 marine diesel 39 Kw, 53 Hp, 3000 RPM.

Engine control panel in cockpit

Sail drive and 2-blade racing folding propeller

150 lt fuel in one tank of aluminium

Fire-estinguisher under the steps entrance


Composite sea cocks for all through hull fitting below waterline

Sea water for toilet flushing

Fresh water 320 lt in polythene tank consisting of three interconnected compartments

Drinking water purifier

Sea-water spout with foot pump in galley

Drainage system, Y-valve in forward head

Pressurized hot and cold water, backup foot pump for fresh water

Oras single lever mixing faucets

Polythene holding tank 60 lt with level indication for forward toilet. Manual toilet discharging to holding tank. Tank emptied by hand pump or deck suction

Bilge pumps, two manual and one electric

Isotemp water heater 22 lt

Isotherm , Compact magnum.

Whale Gusper pump 10 MK3 pump

Whale Gulper 220 Shower/Galley Waste and bilge pump

Whale Gusper Urchin bilge pump

Jabsco model 36740- series

Johnson pump aqua jet water pressure system

Jabsco, vented lups

Jabsco Y-valve

Level indicators for fuel and water tanks

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


Victron 3500 inverter/charger

12 DC insulated return system for lighting and general service

Main switchboard 12 V DC outboard of chart table

Battery capacity 240 Ah (new batteries 2016)

Bottom of mast, shroud and stay grounded to keel

Flexible chart light and red night light at navigation station

Shore power inlet 220 V

Red/green navigation lopolight on pulpit

White stern lopolight on push pit

Battery charger mass 12/80





One Suunto magnetic compass D- 135, mounted on steering pedestal

B&G navigation instruments, 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

B&G Autopilot


GPS Furno


Apline sound system

Spare B&G MHU


Hall Spars Carbon fibre double spreader 15/16 fractional rig, swept 20 degrees

Hall Spars Carbon fibre main boom

Hall Spars 2x Carbon fibre spinnaker pole

Mast, boom and spinnaker pole painted 2016

Navtec rod rigging with discontinuous shrouds

Mechanical vang

Hydraulic backstay adjustment, with control panel each side in cockpit

Hydraulic outhaul adjuster in boom, with control panel each side in cockpit

Removable hydraulic mast jack

Forestay with Tuff luff

2nd forestay with furler

Navtec system 50 ( 2pcs)

All running rigging 2014-2016


Safety equipment according to OSR cat 4 (new 2015)



Covers for main and steering wheel

Covers for cockpit floor

Covers for interior (table, nav station, galley and floor)

20 ft Container with spare parts

Swan 45 boat cradle with full supports

Two anchors compliant to Swan 45 Class Rules



Specific details

Year 2003
Make Nautor's Swan
Model Swan 45-016
Location Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Hull Material GRP
Builder Nautor's Swan
Designer Frers Naval Architecture
LOA 13.83m
LWL ---
Beam 3.91m
Maximum Draft 2.80m
Displacement 9,850 Kg (light)
Engine(s) Volvo Penta D2-75, 55kW (2016)
Horsepower 53
Water Capacity 320 L
Fuel Capacity 150 L
Electronics B&G
Sails North
Rigging Rod
Boat Name Earlybird
First Launch 2003


Palma de Mallorca, Spain

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