"AVEL" is the 55th example built of the very popular SWAN 44 Mk II built by Nautor of Finland. Designed by German Frers, the redesigned SWAN 44 Mk II featuring a more typical SWAN "wedge deck" was placed into production in the mid-1990's. Her exceptional performance and accommodations and large cockpit have proven to be very popular with both cruising and racing sailors alike. AVEL" is well equipped with an electric halyard and primaries winches to facilitate her ease-of-handling.
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Please contact Bob Nahm at (805) 666-9676 to arrange a viewing of this very well equipped performance Swan.
Rich interior woodwork of hand-rubbed satin finish varnish application with the trademark Nautor's SWAN light-grained teak joinery.
New upholstery salon.
All door sills are furnished with stainless steel chafe plates.
There is a varnished teak & holly sole throughout.
The Two Heads forward & Aft feature tile floors and a white glass fiber-reinforced plastic interior module for ease of maintenance.
The Salon has an "L" shaped settee with table port side and settee starboard.
The Galley is on the port side with gimballed oven, stove top with extractor hood and stainless steel guard; CORIAN work tops and covers for stainless steel sinks; front-loading 12V refrigerator; vegetable locker.
The Navigation Station is on the starboard side opposite the Galley with chart stowage; drawers; dished Navigator's seat; drained oilskin locker.
The Forward Cabin features a V-berth with filler piece; shelves and lockers over; dresser and hanging locker aft.
The Aft Owner's Stateroom has a double berth with filler piece; shelf with lockers over to port; hanging locker and dresser forward.
Option chosen was lockers and bookshelf in Salon instead of Pilot Berth, port side.
(1) Electric HARKEN 48 2-speed halyard
(2) Electric HARKEN 48 2-speed Genoa
(4) HARKEN 56 2-speed
Spinnaker gear including (1) spinnaker pole with HARKEN end fittings stowed on deck, track and car on mast, hoist tackle, topping lift, foreguy, aft guys, (1) spinnaker halyard, spinnaker sheets, screw-in deck blocks for foreguy, aft guys and sheets
The SWAN 44 Mk II is equipped with a NAUTOR silver-anodized double-spreader mast.
The mast is keel-stepped onto a galvanized steel mast step with adjustable shoe for mast rake adjustment.
"AVEL" is provided with optional SPECTRA running rigging that includes all sheets, halyards and lifts.
All halyards, the mainsheet, reef lines & spinnaker pole control lines lead aft to (11) SPINLOCK stoppers as follows: starboard side: main sheet, reef, main halyard, genoa halyard, spinnaker halyard, foreguy and port side: mainsail outhaul, reef, genoa halyard, spinnaker halyard, spinnaker pole topping lift.
"AVEL" deck features the standard Nautor 9 mm laid teak construction overlay battens on the side decks, coachroof centerline recess, entrance hatch garage cockpit floor, seats & winch bases. The teak is vacuum-bagged without screws. Teak lips are provided outside of sheet tracks.
"AVEL" has the optional "Scoop transom" recessed swim platform with an integral stainless steel ladder and steps.
The stemhead is a custom stainless steel unit fitting with an anchor chain roller and headsail tack attachment. There are stainless steel main shroud chainplates bolted to the bulkhead.
The SWAN 44 Mk II hull construction features the use of a fiberglass reinforced polyester laminate. The deck construction is a sandwich construction using fiberglass reinforced skin laminates with closed-cell foam core. The deck is thru-bolted to the hull on 4" centers through the standard Nautor silver anodized aluminum toerail (provided with drain holes where necessary). There are solid laminate or high-density inserts provided with aluminum backup plates under deck fittings. The structural bulkheads are made of high-quality marine grade plywood especially fabricated to NAUTOR specifications that is laminated to the hull and deck. Hull stiffeners are unidirectional lay-ups over foam cores.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Seller's personal items excluded.
3615 South Victoria Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93035