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ASSUAGE | 48' Nautor Swan 1996


Jamestown, RI, US

Yacht Overview

  • Yacht Details Nautor Swan
  • Year 1996
  • Location Jamestown, RI, US
  • Engines 0
  • Last UpdatedOct 30, 2023
  • Asking Price$399,000.00

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New North cruising #2 headsail

New zincs on propeller shaft

New vang hydraulic seals


New North 3Di main, 3Di #2, 3Di #3

New North A3 spinnaker

Engine and transmission removed from boat and a major overhaul performed

Jon Buoy serviced


New microwave oven

New house batteries

New VHF at chart table with remote in cockpit

New Fusion entertainment system


New teak decking

New electric halyard winch

New cutlass bearing for propeller shaft

All rig hydraulics serviced


New Harken mainsheet track and car

Watermaker completely overhauled

New Harken System A mast mainsail track to receive both racing or cruising main

New heaving line


New chart plotter at helm

Mast and boom refurbished and serviced

New Tuff Luff for headsail

New lazy jacks for mainsail


New North AO

New North S2 and S4 spinnakers

B&Gs updated

New cockpit cushions


New propeller shaft seal

New wheel cover

New fire extinguishers


New standing rigging

New CQR anchor and 60m chain



The hull is of single skin construction using glass/aramid hybrid fiber reinforced
polyester laminate.

Structural bulkheads are of marine grade waterproof plywood laminated to hull and
deck with foam strips between.

Stiffeners are unidirectional lay-ups over foam cores.

Engine beds are of GRP.

Special care is taken to assure rigid foundation and proper
adhesion to hull.

Two crash bulkheads forward.


Regatta keel, draft 2.9m.

The keel is an accurately finished lead casting with antimony.

Cast-in keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel.


Foam filled GRP with tubular tapered stock of E-glass composite, supported by two
self-aligning JP3 type4 roller bearings.


Cable steering with chain drive, sheaves provided with guards to prevent jamming.

Steering quadrant bolted to rudder stock.

60" (1.52 m) stainless destroyer type wheel with cow hide cover, 1.6 turns hard over to hard over.

Composite pedestal with roller bearings, friction brake and crash bar with bracket for chart plotter over wheel.

Emergency tiller stowed aft in lazarette.


Deck is of sandwich construction using glass/aramid fiber reinforced polyester
laminate with foam core, and glued to the hull.

High-density core under deck fittings.

Original teak deck replaced with Burmese teak by Berthon/Moody Decking UK - 2020

Large aft cockpit with high coamings, and 1.6 m (5.2′) long seats shaped for comfort.

New Cockpit cushions 2017.

Fold-down boarding/swim ladder/stairway attached to platform.

Main sheet track - 4m maximum length.

Teak toe rail on foredeck to third stanchion and aft to aftermost stanchion.

Forward stanchions with roller tops - both sides.

New Harken aluminum main sheet track with ball bearing car and tag lines 2019.

Two Spinlock clutches for main traveler lines.

10 Spinlock clutches for halyards, reefing lines, spinnaker pole and outhaul.

2 x Spinlock heavy duty ZS clutches for main and genoa halyard/s.

Twin Harken aluminum genoa sheet tracks with slide rod cars and control line clutches.

Harken screw-in deck fitting for spinnaker foreguy block plus amidship spinnaker guy/s.

30cms aluminum mooring cleats, two on foredeck, two aft and two in deck amidships.

Electrical anchor windlass Lewmar 1000. The gypsy takes both rope and chain.

Chain pipe and box beneath foredeck anchor well locker.

Hand-held windlass control.

Pulpit, pushpit and life line stanchions of stainless steel, bases bolted through deck.

Stainless double lifelines with gate to Port.

Socket for flag pole on pushpit.

Spinnaker and jockey pole location fastenings on deck.

Stainless steel handrails at main companionway, along deck house coamings and guards over dorade box.


One fore deck hinged anchor well hatch.

Hinged hatch in forward guest cabins.

Hinged hatch in main saloon with roller mosquito screen/blinder.

Fixed windows in deck house coamings.

2 opening ports to the galley.

1 opening port to the nav. station.

1 opening port to the aft head.

Aft entrance sliding hatch of tinted acryl with sliding blinder and sliding drop-board,
with re-moveable steps as additional deck access.


2 x 3 speed Primary sheet winches – Lewmar 77/3 AOR.

2 x spinnaker sheet winches Lewmar 64 AST.

1 x main sheet winch Lewmar 40 AST.

1 x traveler control winch Lewmar 16 AST.

1 x Lewmar 48AST halyard and 1 x (new 2020) Lewmar 48EST halyard winch (80A).



Sleeps 6 in 3 separate sleeping cabins plus 2 more in the main saloon for a total of 8. 2 Heads. 2 companionways, 1 to each cockpit. Varnished, Burmese teak with hand rubbed satin finish is used for all visible woodwork. Floorboards with teak and holly veneer and access to the bilge. Topsides, where visible, lined with teak battens. Overhead lined with removable (Velcro) paneling.


Located in the bow.

Access from both port and starboard guest cabins.

Manual Jabsco head discharges through sea cock

GRP module with shower pan, covering bulkheads up to wash basin height.

Sink and Corian countertop.

Telephone type shower, towel, soap and paper holder, mirrors and waste container.

Ceramic tiling on floor with incorporated shower drain.

Lockers with shelves outboard


Located immediately aft of the forward head.

Mirror image cabins, port and starboard, each with 2 x single bunk beds, one above the other.

Hanging locker forward and additional locker aft in each cabin.

Two drawers under each lower berth.

Access to the forward head from each cabin.

Access to the port cabin is via the starboard cabin. 


Located immediately aft of the forward guest cabins.

On the port side is an L-shaped settee with dining table and 2 single chairs inboard.

The dining tabletop is removeable.

On the starboard side is a settee/berth, bookshelf and lockers outboard.

TV/DVD port side saloon - 2017.

Drinks locker in table base.

Wooden companionway ladder to mid cockpit with non-slip steps.

Protection covers for saloon settees, chairs and chart table seat.


Located aft of the main saloon and on the starboard side.

Forward facing.

Opening desk top for folded charts.

Surrounded by navigation and communication electronics and electrical panel.

Drawers under the desk.

Double seat at chart table.

Wet locker immediately aft of nav seat.


Located aft of the main saloon and on the port side.

The galley is a “walk-through” to the aft master cabin.

Stainless steel three-burner Alpes Inox gas stove with oven and electric grill, gimballed and provided with fiddles, flame failure protection on all burners.

The stove space is insulated and protected by stainless steel guard rail.

Stainless steel double sink with mixing, pressure, fresh water faucet.

Salt-water faucet operated by a foot pump.

Front-loaded 110liter (3.9 cu.ft.) refrigerator.

Top-loaded 70liter (2.5 cu.ft.) freezer.

Iceberg hold-over system for refrigerator and freezer with Bock compressor driven from main engine rebuilt 2020.

Counter tops of Cameo White Corian.

Drip-dry rack for plates in cupboard above sinks.

Microwave oven - 2021.


Located aft via the galley.

Double bed (160cm wide) on centerline with drawers and locker under.

Hanging lockers with shelves outboard each side.

Mirror on forward bulkhead.

Ladder to aft cockpit companionway.

Stowage for ladder on starboard side.


Located on the starboard side at the forward end of the master cabin.

Manual Jabsco head discharges either to stainless 45 liters (11.9 US gallons) holding tank, or through sea cock.

Manual discharge pump for holding tank.

Door access from owner’s cabin GRP module with shower pan, covering bulkheads up to wash basin height.

Sink and countertop of Corian.

Telephone type shower, towel, soap and paper holder, mirrors and waste container.

Ceramic tiling on floor with incorporated shower drain.

Lockers with shelves outboard.


Volvo Penta MD22L (based on Perkins M50) rated 41.9 kW (57 HP) at 3600 rpm marine
diesel on flexible mountings with MS2A reduction gearbox 3.0:1

Access for service via three removable panels - companionway, galley and aft heads.

Engine box internally sound insulated, fire resistance meeting SOLAS B-15

The engine and gearbox were removed, stripped and rebuilt with new short block
(Perkins Prima M50) and refurbished cylinder head plus ancillary Volvo marine
components in December 2022.

The engine has its own starting battery set, 12 V 90 Ah, located in saloon L-sofa
forward wing.

2 x compressors mounted to engine PTO - Watermaker and Fridge/Freezer


Made of corrosion resistant high-strength steel with flexible shaft coupling, outboard
end supported by strut with rubber bearing - cutlass alignment and new bearing 2020.

PSS flexibly supported by hose connection to stern tube - new shaft seal Aug 2017.

Zinc anode on shaft Mar 2023.

Max Prop, 2 blade, folding propeller - inspection window under owners bunk.


Fuel capacity 300liters (79 USg), in two tanks with dual shut-off valve.

2 x Level gauge on engine control panel (tank 1 and tank 2).

Water separator on fuel feed line, return line provided.

Tank/s vented to outside. Fill on deck starboard side with internal shut off valves.



Seafresh watermaker SH206 rated at 100 liters per hour - completely overhauled 2019.

Sea water piping of reinforced PVC tubing, fresh water piping of nylon tubing.

Fuel and water tanks of welded stainless steel pressure tested to 35 kPa, and provided
with baffles, inspection covers, sounding plug, and vent pipes.

Shower sump tanks of GRP, integral with the molded floor liner.

Holding tank for aft head only.

Fresh water capacity 430liters (113.6 USg), in two tanks.

Level gauge (tank 1 and 2) on galley control panel.

Hot and cold pressure water for galley and heads.

The consumable water can be heated via a calorifier under the owner's bunk, either
via engine cooling water or with a heating element working on AC when the boat is
connected to shore power.

Hot water tank capacity 22liters (5.8 USg).

One filler line from deck, terminating at valve chest.

Tank vent pipes drain into galley sink.

Foot pump/s for galley sink.

Inlet sea cocks for galley, engine cooling and toilet flushing.

Galley sinks drained through sea cock.

Shower trays and wash basins drain to respective sump tank, capacity 40liters each.

Sump tanks are emptied by electric pump to outlet above waterline.

Refrigerator drained with back-up sump tank pump.


Dorade ventilators forward of mast.

Exhaust ventilators in heads and galley.

Engine space air inlet in forward cockpit, outlet with temp controlled extractor fan.

Battery boxes ventilated to outside through mast.

Ventilation fans throughout.

Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.


One battery set 24 V, 320 Ah 5 hour rating (385 Ah 20 h rating) traction type in
glass fiber box under the saloon settee - 12 x 2v AGM traction batteries replaced 2021.

Single 12 V DC lead acid battery for engine starting - 2015.

For lightning protection, headstay, backstay (unless used as antenna), fuel tank, fuel
fill, and main chain plates are grounded to ballast keel bolts with heavy cable.

Mastervolt 24/1500W Inverter including panel transfer switch - 2 pin EU 240v outlets in
all cabins.

Main switch and circuit breaker/s located in the base of the saloon table.

12 V @ 5Amp outlets at main switchboard plus 1 x cockpit and 1 x fore deck.


One light over each berth, saloon, cabins and head/s with halogen/LED down lights.

Flexible chart light at navigation station.

Red night light in navigation area.


Downward flood (deck) light on forward side of mast.

Compass red light.

Masthead Navigation lights - tri-color.

Red and green side lights on pulpit.

White stern light on pushpit.

White light on forward side of mast (motoring light).


1 x 24 V 80 A engine driven alternator for the service batteries.

1 x 12 V 60 A engine driven alternator for the starting battery.

Battery charger, Mastervolt 24/50A via 230V shore power.

Shore power 230V 25A including connection cable, main switch and EU outlets.


Compass -135 mm SUUNTO steering compass, mounted in binnacle on steering pedestal.

B&G Zeus 12 chart plotter above compass crash bar - 2018.

B&G 790 Computer and Performance processor system with speed, temp and depth
transducers, masthead wind transducer on vertical carbon wand, multi-function
display on compass crash bar, and digital boat speed repeater forward in cockpit and
on 3 x B&G 20:20 mast display.

2 x B&G Hercules 2000 display at steering and above aft companionway.

B&G Wind and Depth analogue displays above aft companionway.

B&G Z8 plotter at chart table - plotters connected by NMEA2000 and Ethernet

B&G Hercules 2000 pilot - electrically driven hydraulic piston to steering quadrant.

B&G V60 VHF at chart table with remote handset in cockpit - new 2021.

Fusion AV755 Marine Entertainment system - new 2021.

EPIRB, Globalfix V4, RLB 41 - battery expiry 2029.

Garmin AIS600 transceiver.

B&G Hercules 2000 instruments with B&G 3000 (chart table) added 2017.


1 x quartz clock at chart table.

1 x Barometer at chart table.


Carbon mast and boom - refurbished and serviced March 2018.

Triple spreader rig with discontinuous shrouds.

Harken System A track for full-batten mainsail - either bolt rope for racing main or
batten cars and sliders for cruising main - 2019.

Internal wiring, shielded in a PVC tube secured to mast.

Harken spinnaker gooseneck track on forward face with appropriate fittings.

Tapered spreaders of aluminum alloy.

Masthead with four halyard sheaves, 2 x spinnaker plus 2 x headsail.

All standing was replaced by Hamble Yacht Services 2016.

Carbon boom (2002) - inspected and refurbished March 2018.

New Tuff Luff 2018.

New Lazy Jacks 2018.

Masthead rig with athwartships spreaders.

IG = 19.80 m (64.96′) Fore triangle 54.9 m² (591.4 sq.ft).

J = 5.55 m (18.21′) Mainsail 51.2 m² (551.0 sq.ft).

P = 17.63 m (57.91′) 130% genoa 71.4 m² (768.8 sq.ft).

E = 5.82 m (19.03′) Spinnaker 198 m² (2130 sq.ft).


Carbon fiber spinnaker pole.

Carbon fiber jockey pole


Navtex-10 for babystay.

Four-function Navtec System 50 control panel in cockpit - manual action.

Navtec -12 hydraulics for Vang.

Navtec quick release for boom vang by helm.

Updated Navtec backstay -10 hydraulics – backstay rams replaced.

All hydraulics serviced by Berthon in 2020.

New seals on Navtec Vang in 2023.


Spectra genoa sheets two 16mm.

Vectran main halyard one 12mm.

Spectra spinnaker sheets two 10mm.

Vectran spinnaker guys two 12mm.

Vectran spinnaker halyards two 12mm.

Vectran genoa halyard one 12mm.

Spectra main sheet one 12mm.

Spectra change sheet one 12mm.

Genoa sheet two braid 14mm.

Spinnaker sheets two braid 10mm.

Spectra spinnaker guys two 12mm.

Low stretch genoa halyard one 12mm.

Low stretch spinnaker halyard one 12mm.


North 3Di main, 3Di code 2, 3Di code 3 - all new 2022.

North AO - 2017.

North S2 and S4 spinnaker - 2017.

North A3 asymmetric - new 2022.

Spinnaker staysail.


North Norlan main - 2012.

North Norlan code 2 (with single reef option) - new 2023.

Storm jib and try sail.


One CQR 45 lbs (20kgs) anchor with 60m of chain Sep 2016.

12 meters anchor chain 1/2″60 m plaited nylon anchor line, diameter 16 mm (3/4″).

Kedge anchor below port cabin.

Four mooring lines 20 m each, diameter 16 mm (3/4″).

Six fenders with lines.

One boat hook of divided type, stowed in fo’c’sle.


Light alloy paserelle.

Cockpit table.

Webbing jackstays.

Wheel cover new 2017.

Horseshoe and light.

Ocean Safety automatic Jon Buoy - serviced 2022.

Ocean Safety Heaving line - new 2019.

Fire extinguishers in all cabins new Aug 2017.

2 x 6 man Ocean Safety life rafts - service required June 2023.

4 man dinghy with inflatable floor.

Suzuki 4hp 2 stroke outboard.

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