Nautor Swan 48

This beautifully presented Swan 48 was purchased in 2014 by her current owners, a family from Italy who chose this yacht as the best they could possibly find to sail around the world in safety and comfort with their very young children. 

Before leaving Italy in 2015, they carried out an extensive refit and comprehensive upgrades including:

Full engine rebuild

New Furling Staysail/Reckmann 

New Staysail/ Spectra

New Lateral/Vertical Rod Rigging

New Radar Furuno

Watermaker – Totally revised & New Membrane

New Eolic wind generator d400

New Tender ZODIAC 240

New outboard Suzuky 6Hp

New Interior upholstery

New Anchor CQR 28kg

New Bimini, Sprayhood 

New Batteries throughout

New Halyards /spectra

New Generator (Eberspacher)

Full bottom strip and re-high build / primer / antifoul (epoxy intergard 413 ref. Epa 327 4 layers)

New inverter (2016)

Total revision 12 and 24 V alternators (2017)


This boat was fully surveyed in Setpember 2019 (report available) and is presented in immaculate condition. The sails have been stored inside whenever the boat is in dry storage and have had little use. The hull was fully detailed and polished. The interior presents near new and will appeal to very discerning buyers.

Read on for the full description and for more information please contact our friendly team at Nautilus Yacht Management. We are cruising yacht specialists and take a lot of pride in bringing you such a beautiful yacht. 

Our agency has helped buyers from all around the world purchase the boat of their dream, and a decade of working on an international platform has provided us with the knowledge to help you with all the steps of your purchase, import, delivery, registration etc. Purchasing a yacht overseas does not have to be stressful. We are here to help.



The hull is of single skin construction using glass/aramid hybrid fibre reinforced vinylester laminate

A high proportion of the fibres are unidirectional, giving a stiff laminate with excellent strength and fatigue properties.

Structural bulkheads are of honeycomb and laminated to hull and deck.

Stiffener flanges are unidirectional lay-ups over foam cores.

Engine beds are of GRP with steel inserts. 

Topside colour is white, boot top and cove stripe are dark blue gel coat.  

Bathing platform swim ladder to be a combined bathing/side boarding

Shore power intakes through a small hatch in port side of the transom for the cables with the connection in the lazarette.

Antimony cast lead ballast keel

The mast is stepped through deck onto a mast step with movable shoe for mast rake adjustment  

Steering Systems

The rudder is in GRP made in core foam

Wheel steering, destroyer type, covered in elk hide




Teak laid deck is made in GRP sandwich construction, 9 mm teak glue with vacuum bag system

Teak toerail

Electric windlass

Stainless lifelines with gates amidships on both sides    

Pulpit of the open type and equipped with a teak seat

The pushpit incorporates a gate for the bathing platform - socket for the flagpole - Auxiliary engine support

Deck fittings for spinnaker pole

Aluminium mast collar bolted through deck for secure support of mast

Stemhead fitting of stainless steel with two chain rollers

Deck shower, hot and cold water

Deck Equipment

Windlass (revised 2014) with remote control in the cockpit

Anchor CQR 75 lb

Stainless steel protection for anchor CQR

Anchor mounted on stemhead: CQR 45 and one CQR 28kg

Chain m 80 lewmar, diameter 10 mm, grade 40


Winches (all revised 2014) are Lewmar Ocean Series Wavespring (A = Aluminium ST = Self-tailing E = Electric

3 lewmar 64 AEST

1 Lewmar 64 AST

1 lewmar40 AST

1 lewmar 16 AST

1 lewmar 48 AEST

2 Lewmar 48 AST




Teak with hand rubbed satin finish is used for all visible woodwork

Foam cored floorboards with laid teak veneer

Roller blinds/mosquito screens for hinged deck hatches from 0.5 m width upwards

Drawers are secured with latches

Wooden companionway ladders with non-slip steps

Master Cabin (Aft)

Double central berth, drawers under both berths

GRP cockpit linings, finished in a light colour with textured surface

Vanity Desk

Shelf with lockers over each side, full-length hanging locker

Chubb safe in hanging locker


Cameo White Corian washbasin and surfaces

Lockers, Mirror, telephone type shower and bulkhead mounted shower head.

Shower curtains for all heads except owner's head.

White GRP lining to half-height

Tiles on floor

Large bowl Par WC


Stainless steel ,three-burner Force 10 gas stove with oven and grill, with fiddles and gimballed

Extractor hood over stove

Micro-wave oven Siemens HF 13553 230V 50Hz inox

Drawers for utensils

GRP Garbage bin

Iceberg fridge and freezer run on engine and 230V

Work area each side of stove in Corian Cameo White. Double stainless steel sinks

Seawater spout with foot pump

Drip dry locker

Main Cabin

Teak table with door below for bottles

“L” shaped settee portside with 2 chairs on centerline

Settee/cuccetta to starboard

Lockers and bookshelf to starboard above settee

Teak cover on mast in saloon

Stereo/CD/cassette player

Nav Station

Chart stowage under tabletop

Double navigator’s seat

Drawers under the table

Guest Cabin

Upper and lower berths and hanging lockers forward

Starboard cabin with pull out lower berth and wider than standard upper berth

Lockers outboard of upper berth

2 Drawers under lower berths

Small shelves by the head of each berth



Volvo Penta Model TMD 22 - 70 HP installed on a flexible support with gear box MS2A reduction 3.01:1

Fully rebuilt in 2014

Last service 05 / 19

Drip tray integral with engine basement

Engine area sound insulated with fire-proof material according to Solas B-15

Fuel capacity 410 litres in 2 stainless steel tanks with level gauges on engine control panel

Max Prop 3 blade propeller 570 mm diameter

Shaft drive 

Plumbing Systems

Hot and cold pressurized water for galley and heads.

Water capacity 430 litres in 2 stainless steel tanks with level gauges

Water heater 22 litres capacity

Filler tap on deck. Vents for water tanks on galley sinks

Seawater foot pump for galley sinks

Watermaker Sea Recovery SRC 600 AED engine driven

Fridge and freezer Iceberg run on engine and 220 V

Drinking water purifier, Jabsco 1077-9000

Ventilation System

Heating system Eberspacher D5W for aft cabin, main cabin, guest cabin and head

Drainage System

Two manual bilge pumps, one below, one in cockpit, emptying through sea cocks above waterline

Electric bilge pump Volvo SBP750 manual and automatic control

Visible and acoustic alarm for water in bilge



DC System

12 V DC for engine starting

24 V DC for service

One battery set 24 V 400 Ah for general service

Engine starter battery 90 Ah, 12 V, under settee in main cabin

Emergency battery 200 Ah (new 2019)

Spreader deck lights

Tricolour lights on masthead

Red dome night-lights in galley and over chart table

Ceiling lights Cantalupi “Tony”

AC System

230 V AC, three wire electrical system

Shore power supply 230 V    


Battery charger 50 A

Alternator on the engine 100 Ah 28 V

Inverter Mass 24/1500 and commuter



Navigation Instruments

Navigational instruments Brookes & Gatehouse – Hercules 2000, PK-1

3 Jumbo 20/20 on mast

3 Digital FFD repeaters

2 Analogic repeaters 360°

1 analogic repeater 45°

Compass Super Halcyon 3 and moving card 215-HL.142

Barometric pressure sensor

Standard C Trimble Galaxy Inmarsat –C/GPS

Radar Furuno 841

Autopilot Autohelm ST 7000

New Furuno NavNet Electronics in 2008:

  • Furuno NN3D Multifuction display at Chart table
  • Furuno NN3D Multifunction display at helm
  • Furuno 4Kw Radar antenna
  • GPS Antenna GP-320 B
  • AIS FA-30 ship monitoring system with interface
  • Navtex FAX -30 interfaced to NavNet system
  • FAX-5 Preamplifier
  • MAX SEA MULTILAYER Chartplotting software
  • Electronic Compass Furuno PG

Computer Systems

Computer Transas NAVI-Sailor - 1 repeater at navigation and 1 repeater on steering wheel pedestal

Communications Systems

VHF Shipmate 8300 at chart table and handset in cockpit,

SSB Icom IC M710

Entertainment Systems

Stereo/CD - Sony XR C550 RSD , CD Sony CDX 7



Aluminium triple spreader masthead rig supported by babystay, runners, checkstays

Running rigging, babystay and checkstays and innerforestay in aramidic fibre

Standing rigging of solid Navtec rod

Reckmann RS 2000/30 headsail furler including blocks and clutch

Harke track for fully batten mainsail

Lazy jacks

One spinnaker pole

one jockey pole

One bow-sprit

Navtec hydraulic system with control unit in cockpit for backstay, babystay and boom vang



General Equipment

Sprayhood over entrance hatch

Sprayhood over forward end of aft cockpit


Cockpit table

Upholstery for deck, cockpit

Safety Equipment

Automatic fire extinguisher in engine area, NAF S III, 1 Kg, with remote control

Flame failure protection on burners

Gas shut-off cock adjacent to stove

Remote controlled shut-off and leak detector near gas bottle with control switch and warning light in galley



Racing (Olympics, August 2008) – Hardly used. Some of sails are on board and some arena storage in Italy. can be shipped to buyer.

MAINSAIL: One reef. 64m2, SPACE (brand), full carbon

GENOA 1#: (Medium weight) 150%. 82m2. SPACE (brand), Full carbon 

GENOA 2#: (Heavy) 140%. 79m2. SPACE (brand). Full carbon

GENOA 3$: LP 100%, 56m2. SPACE. Full carbon

SPINNAKER 1#: Light runner. 198m2. TRIRAD (brand) Superkote. 75 material 

SPINNAKER 2#: Runner. 198 m2. TRIRAD. Maxikote 75 material

CRUISING SAILS:  cruising sails on board (Spectra) main  full battens  2 R, genoa , staysail, 1 spinnaker north, 1 Gennaker (North Sails), 2 Spinnakers/ 1 Gennaker/ 1 main carbon/ 3 genoa carbon 



Updated equipment between 2014-2015

  1. New Furling Staysail/Reckmann
  2. New Staysail/ Spectra
  3. New Lateral/Vertical Rod Rigging
  4. Radar Furuno
  5. Watermaker – Total revised & New Membrane
  6. Eolic Generator d400
  7. Tender ZODIAC 240
  8. Outboard Suzuky 6Hp
  9.  New Interior Canvas
  10. Anchor CQR 28kg
  11. Bimini, Sprayhood new
  12. Battery 12v new
  13. New Halyards /spectra
  14. New Generator Engine Eberspacher
  15. Many spare parts including spare water pump, watermaker filters (eco), etc.


(New 2019) 2.60m RIB dinghy and new Tohatsu 9.8HP outboard


Disclaimer: 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.