Swan 68-018 Basic Logic
HULL & APPENDAGES
Hull is of single skin construction using glass/aramid hybrid fibre reinforced with polyester laminate
Hull is finished in Flag Blue awlgrip (new 2008)
Extended transom with folding swim platform on transom
Reduced draft keel in lead with antimony casting
Keel stepped mast on galvanized steel mast step
Rudder is foam filled GRP with high strength stainless steel stock, supported by two roller bearings
Cable steering gear sheaves provided with guards to prevent jamming
Aluminium steering quadrant bolted to rudder stock.
70" recessed destroyer type wheel with elkhide cover
Pedestal with roller bearings and friction brake.
Emergency tiller stowed in lazarette.
Deck is of GRP sandwich construction with foam core, and glued and through-bolted to the hull.
High-density core under deck fittings.
New 14mm teak deck laid in 2005
Single wide blue coaming stripe to match hull colour.
Gate in pulpit; Gate in lifelines; Gate in pushpit.
Roller fairleads, open top, 2 side rollers, foredeck & aft deck.
Fold up seats on pushpit each side. S/S chafing plate on deck for anchor.
Bracket on compass crash bar for repeaters. Outboard bracket on pushpit.
Gangway fitting on aft deck and on bathing platform.
Additional mooring cleats each side, aft of amidships roller fairleads, including teak chocks.
Combined bathing / fore-cabin ladder.
White painted aluminium post for Satcom M antenna.
Davit / lift for outboard engine.
Table for forward cockpit, folds down to form to sun deck, including Dacron cover and cushions.
Lewmar 3000 hydraulic windlass, vertical, reversing with remote control, (runs via Lewmar Commander).
Dinghy pad eyes on bow x 4.
Flush mounted side windows x 10, fixed and openable.
Flush mounted standard deck hatch, Goiot 61.61, on bridge deck, hinged aft.
Goiot 79.79 foredeck hatch, hinged forward.
Lockable lazarette hatches under deck.
Goiot 79.79 main saloon hatch, with gas stopper.
Deck hatch over aft cabin has teak decking cover (on bridge deck).
Lewmar Commander hydraulic pack, 9 function, for windlass, headstay & auto shift for 7 winches.
Primary winches 2 x Lewmar 111/3 SHST, connected to pedestals;
Secondary winches 2 x Lewmar 88/3 SHST;
Main sheet winch Lewmar 66/3 SHST;
Traveller control winch Lewmar 44 SST;
Additional traveller control winch Lewmar 44 SST;
Additional runner winches 2 x Lewmar 77/3 SST;
Reefing winch Lewmar 66/2 SST;
Main halyard winch Lewmar 66/2 SHST;
Genoa/spinnaker halyard Lewmar 66/2 SHST;
Genoa halyard Lewmar 66/2 SST;
Spinnaker halyard Lewmar 66/2 SST:
Spi pole topping/staysail halyard/foreguy Lewmar 48/2 SST;
Main outhaul winch on main boom Lewmar 40 SST.
Harken deck gear and traveller system.
Antal Maxi main sheet traveller system tack lines through jammers.
Harken end stop with block at forward end of genoa sheet tracks for traveller adjustment under load, line led to running backstay winches.
Additional sheet points, Harken C3197 socket & delrin plug for C1658, 2 each side.
Removable swivel base including stand up air-block, Harken for additional sheeting point x 2.
Black anodized winch base for halyard winches x 2.
Teak chock under centre of spinnaker pole.
Black anodized turning block bases.
All joinery work is done in accordance with the best yacht practice, using first-grade materials
Teak with hand rubbed satin finish is used for all visible woodwork.
Floorboards with laid teak veneer, providing access to the bilge.
Quick pins provided for lifting the floorboards
Topsides where visible lined with teak battens
Roller blinds/mosquito screens for hinged deck hatches from 0.5 m width upwards
Cabinets, tables, bureaus, seats, dressers etc. have rounded corners
Doors, partitions and panelling throughout are teak-faced plywood
Door sills have stainless steel chafing pieces
Self-engaging latches with bumpers to hold doors in open position
Hanging lockers are equipped with rods and hooks and have bottom drawers where possible, and their doors are provided with louvers for ventilation
Drawers are secured with latches.
Wooden companionway ladders with non-slip steps
Crew covers for settee seats in saloon and nav area.
Roman blinds on side windows in main saloon, nav area, galley and aft cabin-.
Padded fabric tops for saloon tables
Gold plated hardware, 24kt (door handles, locker catches, light firings etc).
Tan leather upholstery in saloon, nav seat and aft cabin settees.
(During racing the owner uses different floorboards to protect the interior)
The Forepeak, containing two hinged wooden berths, one on each side; there is a stainless steel covered folding work-bench on starboard side under the berth; there are lockers each side aft of the berths and over them; between the berths is a small sink unit and in a locker on starboard side is a microwave
Starboard Forward Guest Cabin
The starboard forward guest cabin has a fixed lower double berth with drawers under with a Pullman upper, and a hanging locker forward. There is an ensuite head / shower compartment forward, from which there is a door forward to –
Port Forward Guest Cabin
The port forward guest cabin features a fixed lower double berth and an upper Pullman berth, hanging locker forward, and one aft. This port cabin has a private ensuite head and shower compartment forward.
The Owner’s Cabin aft features a centreline queen berth with settees and hanging lockers port and starboard, and vanity with seat to port.
Also included is a Chubb WS5 wall safe with combination lock, located in the hanging locker.
The ensuite owner’s head forward features a separate stall shower.
The Main Saloon features, to port - bookshelves and lockers above an L-shaped sofa with extendable rectangular dining table; on centre-line - 2 chairs with backrests and 1 chair aft of table; to starboard is a straight settee with coffee table, a locker/bar and a drinks refrigerator; above the starboard settee is the TV / video / music units and lockers; there is one drawer at each end under the sofa with space for manuals in the middle.
The Galley is situated to port, separated from the chart area by the main companionway. Set in a U shape the galley is very well laid out and practical for use at sea.
Corian Magna countertops in “Sahara” colour.
Two front opening fridge’s at aft end of galley, service ’06 and ’08.
Top loading freezer, aft of stove.
Hoshizaki icemaker, IM-25 LE, 220v.
Isotherm 24v bar fridge, in saloon.
Additional Copeland refrigeration unit with soft ice frequency, 230v.
Large drawers forward of standard drawers (outboard and forward of stove).
NEW-2006 Siemens HT 26040 Microwave oven (located aft and above the stove).
Alpes Inox stainless stove with 3 gas burners and 1 electric burner, plus oven.
Built-in hot water pot-holder.
Siemens HF 13542, 230v, 50 Hz microwave (in crew cabin)
Miele G 685 SCI, 230v dishwasher (at galley).
Miele T560C condensation type dryer and Miele W 919 washing machine – in passage aft of nav station.
ENGINE & SYSTEMS
Hot water is 220v 1500watt immersion (gen set or shore power) or via engine calorifier.
Water-maker - Sea Recovery SRC AM 1200 GPD, 230v, 50Hz (1891ph), full service 2008.
Hot & cold deck showers x 2 (located starboard side aft and at swim platform aft)
Drinking water purifier. Water purifier for icemaker
Freshwater deck wash systems x 2, (in anchor windlass locker at bow & at aft deck starboard side)
Seawater deck wash system (outlets at anchor windlass locker and at aft deck, including 15m hose)
Seawater spout in galley, to foot pump
2 large raw water intakes connected to valve chest inc. de-aeration box with alarm
Marine Air 66,000 Btu air conditioning:
- 12,000 BTU in aft cabin; 7,000 BTU in skipper’s cabin; 12,000 x 2 in main saloon;
- 7,000 x 2 in guest cabins; 9,000 in fore cabin
Air conditioning units drain through hoses to central bilge
Iceberg 220v and engine driven fridge/freezer, serviced 2006 and 2008.
Whale Gulper 220/24v sump tank pumps
24v DC System with
Service battery bank 24v, 740 ah, 2008
Separate radio battery bank, 24v 140ah
Main engine start battery bank 24v, 135ah, 2008
Generator start battery, 12v, 170ah, 2008
All motors & pumps 50/60 Hz.
Boom light above cockpit table and at aft end of boom, including dimmer
Indirect light under outboard lockers each side aft cabin
Ceiling lights recessed around saloon hatch
Light dimmer for recessed ceiling lights
Bulkhead lights in main saloon, Cantalupi Rassy, gold plated brass—2 on port, 1 starboard
Tricolor masthead/anchor light, Aqua Signal series 40
Fluorescent lights in toilets and showers
Indirect light in saloon over bookshelf, both sides
Hella Turbo fans x 13
- Crew cabin x 2; Guest cabins 1 each cabin; Galley x 1; Nav station x 1; Aft cabin x 2;
- Engine room x 2; Saloon x 2
Extractor fans above stereo in Saloon, SB side, and at Nav Station
230v, 50 Hz AC System
Additional 220v outlet in passage near engine room door.
Shore power inlets x 2, 230v, 32A each inlet via 8kVA isolation transformers (inlets can be used on same phase or two different phases)
Y-reverse cable for connection to (2) 115v 30A outlets
Mastervolt 24/75 service battery charger
Mastervolt 24/50 radio battery charger
Mastervolt inverter, 24/3500 W, 220v including transfer switch (connected to outlets, microwave, icemaker, TV & video)
Hydra 2 Standard Pack 2 (speed, log, depth, wind, temp) NMEA FFD at chart table
2 B&G Hydra at the wheel
20/20 large digital display, 6 pcs
360 degree wind direction indicator
45 degree magnified wind direction, analogue
330 PK 10 FFD digital repeater, one at nav station and two on compass crashbar
386 PK 10 Super Halcyon 3 compass
Geonav GPS – 2007.
Magellan DLX-10 GPS handheld
Raytheon R40 XX radar with dome antenna on mast
Simrad Robertson AP 25 autopilot, New.
Computer connector for laptop with connection to Satcom C
2 x Sony Vaio PC. 2007
Weatherfax for Windows
Bubble jet printer
Navmaster 5.1 (515 ARCS electronic charts covering Caribbean, western Mediterranean, north and south Atlantic, South Africa, Indian Ocean, Singapore/Indonesia, English channel and Dutch coast) plus extensive paper charts.
Icom ICM59 VHF
Simrad RS87 DSC VHF (2nd Handset in aft cockpit)
Icom IC-M15e handheld VHF
Skanti SSB TRP7000 radio
Nera Saturn C and printer
Nera Saturn M phone/fax
Iridium phone New 2007.
Hp HPW 2508h-HDMI – monitor
Bose 6 disc sound system
Pioneer DVD player DV-393
Pioneer DVD player DV-400V
Sony 24” colour TV
Philips VCR / DVD / CD player
Bose Lifestyle 20 music system with CD stacker, speakers built into coffee table and
Water resistant Sony XS MP 61 speakers in cockpits, new 2006.
Alpine CD/stereo in master cabin
MAST & RIGGING
Standard Nautor mast, I = 27, 30 m. Triple spreader rig. All spars of grey anodized aluminium.
Hall Spars carbon racing boom, new 2008.
Reckmann hydraulic headstay RF 90-3 R% 30m driven by Lewmar Commander, Full service 2008 in NZ.
Harken track on mast, System C1816 for full batten main.
Foot steps on mast, 2 each side. Nautor radar bracket on mast.
Separate trysail track on mast, port side, main halyard to be used.
Cunningham w/stainless steel tube each side of gooseneck.
Elkhide on spinnaker pole both ends.
Navtec Quick release for boom vang at steering pedestal.
Hydraulic mast jack, 35 tons.
Sail cover with name, new 2008.
Spinnaker sheets, halyards and guys, running backstays, babystay, main halyard and control lines for main traveller – all new 2008.
Full mast and rig overhaul plus checking of all rods in 2008
2x older cruising mains
3DL No. 1
3DL regatta sail
Kevlar regatta sail
3.0 oz reaching spi
Older regatta sail
1.5 oz running spi
Older regatta sail
AB Rib with dark blue canvas cover and 15 hp Yamaha 2 stroke outboard, new 2008.
New-2008, spray-hood for main entrance and spray hood for forward end of aft cockpit.
New 2008, mainsail cover.
Cushions and backrests for aft and forward cockpit, blue with white stripes.
Collapsible Biminis with s/s bars and 4 quick-pins for quick lowering of frames, for forward cockpit.
Collapsible Biminis as above for aft cockpit.
Canvas cover for steering wheel and pedestal.
75 lb. CQR anchor on stem head
Danforth 60 H, 27 kg anchor stowed below deck
Lewmar Grade 40 10mm 120m anchor chain
2 x Safety at Sea 6 person life raft – return to service 2/10
Lifejackets: 12 x inflatable type, crewsaver 150N with safety harness.
2 x Kannad 406 S Epirb batteries expired 09/08
1 x Kannad 406 Mhz S/n 1D05D4C004FFBFF battery expires 10/13 + hydrostatic release – fitted to stern rail
1 x Safety at Sea Jon Buoy
1 x Throw line
1 x sea anchor; 6 x Eurotherm bags; 1 x emergency ration; 1 x heliograph;
1 x 3 min type DNS-3 buoyant orange smoke signal – expires 12/09
2 x red hand flare expire 4/10; 3 x red flare rocket parachute expires 5/10;
5 x Seven Oceans emergency drinking water 2 x 5 x 50 ml packets
1 x 2 Kg CO2– charged/bottle stamped 96 – serviced 2008
1 x 2 Kg CO2– charged/bottle stamped 01 – serviced 2008
4 x 2 Kg ABC powder type – charged/bottle stamped 03
4 x 1 Kg ABC powder type – charged/bottle stamped 04
Sea Fire automatic FM 200 fitted to engine compartment – service
New fridge system 2002. Water maker membranes replaced 2002.
2002 galley cooker re conditioned.
GPS software upgraded and new antenna 2002
New teak decks 2005.
Sailor Iridium phone 2007.
New engine & generator 2007 / 08
New carbon gangway, 2008.
Lead acid batteries 2008 for service 610 Amp/hr.
Main engine and generator start batteries 2008. Radio batteries 240 Amp/hr 2008.
2008 Stern platform dismantled and re conditioned / re painted.
Coaming lines repainted 2008. New anchor chain 2008.
Rig check and mast service Southern Spars 2008
New Pioneer HDMI plus USB cable in – dvd player 2008