Nautor Swan 60 Cruiser / Racer for sale


1,750,000 EUR
approx £1,553,803GBP

Tax paid / included

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Nautor Swan 60 Cruiser / Racer
Used sail boat for sale
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Name of boat
Vertical Smile
Year of manufacture
German Frers
Length overall
5.74 metres
1.55 metres
1.09 metres
Fin Keel


1 x Volvo Penta JH4-THE
Fuel capacity
500 litres


Number of cabins
Number of berths

About this Nautor Swan 60 Cruiser / Racer

The new Swan 60 offers a high-volume interior, a large and well-protected cockpit and race levels of performance. To meet these conflicting demands, Nautor has made extensive use of state-of-the-art technology in the design and the construction methods. The boat features an entirely new hull built from advanced materials, while at the same time preserving Nautor Swan’s core values: to be comfortable for cruising and fast for offshore racing.

VERTICAL has sailed from Mallorca in June 2019 heading "home" to Denmark for the summer.

She remains for sale and will be available to see by arrangement.


Vertical Smile is the third Swan 60 to be delivered and was launched in 2010 at the factory and was christened in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 22 June 2010. She was built and finished to be a competitive club racer and yet to provide good cruising qualities.

This new Swan 60 design offers a high-volume interior, a large and well-protected cockpit and race levels of performance.  To meet these conflicting demands, Nautor has made extensive use of state-of-the-art technology in the design and the construction methods. The boat features an entirely new hull built from advanced materials, while at the same time preserving Nautor Swan’s core values: to be comfortable for cruising and fast for offshore racing and of the highest quality in the market.

The result is very low drag, keel and rudder, and a long dynamic waterline at displacement and semi-planing speeds. These performance refinements also bring the advantage of improved sea-keeping qualities.
The boat’s high-stability, direct steering system, and foils with a forgiving performance all add up to a light and responsive yacht.

The yacht can be sailed easily by just two people, thanks to powered winches and a cockpit layout that places the helmsman within easy reach of the winches. The steering position is carefully designed to allow the helmsman a clear view of the sails and approaching seas. The thinking behind the deck layout is to provide space for more than one activity while sailing or at anchor, yet still allowing unhindered movement around the boat at all times. The deck is very spacious and offers a functional full transom which features a sunbathing area and dinghy garage.

Moving below deck, the interior has been designed to maximize living space, with plenty of natural light. The galley provides all the facilities you might expect from a Swan of this size, and surprises and delights with ingenious details and design features, making the galley both attractive and practical to use. The large, open saloon is based around a spacious navigation station, and benefits greatly from hull windows, coachroof ports and wide hatches, giving both natural illumination and exterior views. Moving forward from the saloon, a generously sized owners cabin boasts the ambience, proportions and privacy normally reserved for much larger yachts. Finally, guests will enjoy their stay in two symmetrical after cabins, both of which are en-suite.

Hull and Deck construction

Hull Construction
Hull is constructed using a SPRINT/pre preg carbon fibre/epoxy sandwich laminate over Corecell foam core. Laminated in a female mould to ensure excellent external finish
Stiff chain plates, mast step and bulkheads in Carbon Fibre pre preg using unidirectional fibre.
Four Hull windows, on either side of saloon and one in each aft cabin
Hydraulically operated transom door doubles as a bathing platform

Keel is comprised of antimony hardened lead bulb and hi tensile steel fin bolted to hull with hi- tensile bolts, draft (3.6m/11’9”)

Hull Finish
The hull is painted using DuPont paint systems, Snow White, Water and boot top lines, Flag Blue
Bottom is treated with epoxy primer then International antifouling colour white

Steering System
The rudder is supplied by Isotop carbon skins over foam core and a carbon rudderstock JP3 rudder bearings, Lightweight alloy quadrant
Twin 120mm clear coated carbon steering wheels 1.6 turns H.O to H.O. Emergency steering system in lazarette

Deck Construction
Deck is constructed in SPRINT/pre-preg sandwich using Corecell foam. Hi-density core under hi- load areas Composite surfaces are painted with Snow White DuPont paint system.
Semi closed transom.Raised aft deck.

Deck finishing
The side decks, fore deck, cockpit sole and seats are covered with 55 x 9 mm (when new) quarter cut teak battens with white caulking (instead of standard black).
30 mm high teak toe rail forward of the mast.
Two built-in angled adjustable helmsman’s supports are located at the steering consoles.

Large cockpit providing safe access to the interior, designed for comfort both under sail and at anchor Cockpit seats are 2.5m (8’2”) long with backrests on either side.
A 2m (6’6”) long white-painted semi-permanent cockpit table with folding leaves is mounted in the centre of the cockpit. Table is mounted on telescopic legs to adjust height, drops down to become a sunbathing area.

Hatches & Portlights
Custom made flush mounted hatches with gutters in white painted composite, all supported by gas rams Manually sliding companionway hatch and drop-down washboard
Acrylic port-lights on either side on coachroof

Deck Equipment
Anchor windlass Lewmar V6 with remote control on foredeck, removable for racing with GRP cover. Folding anodized aluminium anchor arm, supported by gas spring.
Sanguinetti retractable electrical mooring winch, mounted on fore deck.
Stainless pushpit, pulpit and stanchions.
Handrails in cockpit.
Removable teak foot chocks for helmsman 6x pop-up mooring cleats.
Teak covered hatches.
Anchor locker.
Life raft storage.
Gas locker.
Helm foot stands.
Deck locker.

Winches (Harken)
Primary 2x B 990.3 STRAD EH with free-spinning bases
Halyards 2x B 65.3 STRAD EH with free spinning bases

Single point mainsheet aft of helmsman connected to hydraulically operated Magic Trim system mounted in lazarette.
Control buttons on steering pedestal.

Sailing Hardware
Removable carbon fibre bowsprit – A-frame type including bobstay,
Harken tracks/cars for jib sheet.
Holmatro hydraulic ram for genoa car adjustment.
Jib Cunningham System, control in cockpit.
Harken foot, halyard and spi sheet blocks.
Spinlock jammers.
Wichard and Harken pad-eyes.

Nautor Custom Flush Hatches - above forepeak, above forward head, above forward cabin, above saloon, Above aft heads and above aft cabins.

Accommodations and Interior

Interior woodwork is in white stained teak osmo waxed providing a natural looking satin finish.
Removable overhead panels in all cabins.
Foam cored floorboards teak with koto striping.
Door handles Fusital type with custom leather.
Cotton upholstery fabric Lauritzon for sofas and cabin seating. Leather for nav seat.
Overhead blinds/mosquito nets on hatches.
LED reading lights at the head of each berth and in the saloon.
Headboards in forward cabin padded and upholstered.
Aft cabin outboard berth panels in wood.
Leather detail Including: Mast cover in saloon; Cabin door handles; Navigator seat Table tops in aft Cabins, and Main companionway handrail.
Laptop table in forward cabin.
Leather pockets 3 pcs.

Interior Canvas
Lee cloths for all berths.
Crew covers for berths and settees in Sunbrella.
Dining table cover

Forward Cabin (Owner’s Suite)
Features a queen size berth on the port aft side with two-person settee on the starboard side.
Hanging lockers on both sides forward.
Upper lockers for additional storage can be found on each side of berth.
Large double hatches allow generous amounts of natural light.
Ensuite head located forward and features separate shower compartment, washbasin, mirrors, storage lockers, and Tecma Silence WC.

Aft Cabins (Both sides aft, identical mirrored cabins)

Aft cabins feature twin berths aft.
An additional filler piece makes the berths in to a double berth when required.
A hanging locker is located outboard at the forward end of the outboard berth.
Counter top with a tray for loose items at centreline.
The visible hull outboard is covered with lightweight teak panels. Mirror.
Hull window to each cabin.
Entrance to the heads are adjacent the cabin entrances.
Opening portholes to cockpit and aft deck allow generous flow of natural air and light into the cabin.
En-suite head with wash basin, WC, shower, mirror and storage lockers.

The saloon features an open, voluminous arrangement with an integrated galley and navigation areas.
Dining for six persons is provided on port side consisting of dining table, settee and two loose chairs Dedon Sea X with white frame and leather upholstery.
A three-person settee is located on starboard side with a locker aft of the settee.
Upper lockers for storage are placed outboard on both sides.
The exposed hull outboard is covered with lightweight teak panels.
Deck head at centreline integrates indirect lighting and a handrail.
Access to engine room is located behind the main companionway.
On the aft starboard side, a bar area including custom made cupboard for glasses, and storage lockers for bottles and serving items.

The galley is located on the port side of the yacht with direct access to saloon.
Work surfaces are finished in Corian.
The sink, the draining rack and storage for cutlery are located in a centreline galley island.
The gimballed stove is located in the outboard counter with an exhaust fan above.
Microwave oven is integrated in the upper locker aft.
The fridge-freezer is located near the entrance and the saloon for easy access.
All drawers and storage lockers have been customized to accommodate tableware, pots, pans and galley items.

Galley Equipment
Front-loading refrigerator 115 litres.
Front-loading freezer.
Four-burner Miele gas stove with electric oven
Miele microwave oven, recessed in the upper locker aft.
Exhaust hood over cooker
Dish washer, Fisher & Paykel  - ”dish-drawer”
Lapetek extractor
Coffee machine

Nav Station
Chart table with opening top and drawers is outboard facing and located on the starboard aft side of saloon.
Instrument panels outboard with recessed mounting of instruments and controls.

Engine Room
Located centreline between galley and nav station. Accessible from three sides with removable panels.

Engine and Systems

Main propulsion engine is a Volvo Penta D-3 110 Hp engine. 1200 hours in Feb 2018.
Four-blade Brunton Varifold propeller on 38mm shaft.
500L (132UsG) total fuel capacity in two polyethylene tanks.
Semi dry exhaust by Halyard, water is separated from gas for quiet operation.

Bow thruster MaxPower R200/ 8 swing type, retractable, driven by DC power pack, including extra batteries.

Hydraulic System
Bosch Rexroth DC power pack with two electric pumps operating: Backstay, Boom vang, Outhaul &  Cunningham.
Jib furler length adjuster.
Mainsheet magic trim.
Jib car adjusters.
Jib Barber hauler.
Jib Cunningham.

Pneumatic System
The yacht is equipped with a low-pressure compressed air system, used mainly for transom door sealing.

Air-conditioning 230v AC Marine Air system circulates cooled or heated water throughout boat, independent fan coils in each cabin and saloon. 36,000 BTU cooling and 39,600 BTU heating.

Ventilation Systems
Forced air ventilation system draws air from throughout the boat and exhausts through transom area.
Galley exhaust fan.
Separate engine room and battery box ventilation systems.

Sea Recovery Ultra Whisper 600 series producing 95 l/h

Water capacity 500L in three polyethylene tanks. Additional 100 litres to standard, under the fwd bed.

Plumbing Systems
Pressurized hot/cold water system distributed to galley, deck shower and all bathrooms.
Aqua Jet Flowmaster 24v water pressure pump with 2L pressure vessel.
50-litre stainless steel hot water tank, heated by engine operation or 220v element.
Johnson deck wash pump for seawater circuit, hose connection in anchor locker.

Refrigeration System
Isotherm 24v DC refrigeration compressors for fridge and freezer. Seawater cooled

Drainage Systems
Grey water from washbasins, showers, condensing water from air conditioning and freezer/ fridge is collected to transfer pumps and pumped out above waterline.
Black water is collected in 3x 40L holding tanks (one for each head) and pump out via 24v pump.
All heads are Tecma Silence 24v, fresh water flushing.
Four separate bilge areas are emptied using 24v electric or Whale manual pumps.
Automatic bilge pumps in main saloon and lazarette.

Electrical Systems

DC System
The DC-system is based on Multiplexing Technology.
The CAN-technology allows distributed switching and protection of electrical loads.
All functions can be controlled and monitored on a touch screen at the chart table.
Service battery bank 24v 480 Ah Gel type batteries Handling system batteries 24v 75A.
Engine and generator starting batteries 12v 75A.
Batteries for bowthruster 24v 75Ah
LED overhead and indirect lighting throughout boat.
Lopolight LED navigation lights.
Masthead tri-colour light.

AC System
The AC system is a 230 V 50/60 Hz single-phase three-wire.
The 230V can be powered by the diesel generator or by 50/60 Hz shore connection.
There are also a number of 230 V 50 Hz appliances powered by a DC/AC inverter.
230v 50A Shore Power system.

10 Kw Mastervolt Whisper with sound shield, February 2018. 96 hours at 12/02/18
2x 24v battery charger for service battery bank Mastervolt. 24/100-3 (at forward shower area stbd)
24v 20A battery charger for handling battery bank Mastervolt.
Separate inverter for the Dell computer 230/350VA 50 Hz Mastervolt 24/350 AC.
Master 24/2500 Inverter supplying AC consumers Mastervolt.

Monitoring System
The following alarms are displayed on the touch screen including an audio signal at the helm:

Bilge levels high
Black water tank levels full
Water pressure pumps run dry
Deck wash pump run dry
Water in fuel separators
Low battery voltage, service battery bank
Low battery voltage, handling system battery bank
Navigation light failure (side, stern and motoring lights)
LPG leakage
Generator overload
Level metering: Water tanks, Fuel tanks, Black water tank.

Navigation and other Systems

Sailing instruments
B&G H3000 Hercules main processor.
B&G H3000 30/30 displays, 4 pcs, mounted on mast including Hall Spars bracket
B&G H3000 display on port steering console.
B&G H3000 display at the navigation station.
Vertical Mast head unit.
Speed Sensor Plastic Flush mount.

Navigation Instruments
Furuno NavNet navigation system - system includes:
Multifunction screen at both steering pedestals;
Black-box Furuno at the navigation station connected to the LCD display at the navigation station;
Furuno Navigation is controlled by a trackball positioned at the navigation station.
Furuno Navtex NX300 at chart table.

Autopilot System
B&G autopilot with one GPD control at port helm.
Dedicated continuous running 24v Marsili/Bosch Rexroth power pack driving Marsili cylinder Autopilot pump and cylinder removable, 2 pcs quick connection on hydraulic hoses.

Communications Systems
Fleet Broadband 250 satellite communications system, TracPhone FB250, with antenna on pushpit.
Simrad RS 87 VHF/DSC with additional Simrad RS-87 handset and speaker in cockpit.
Lightweight VHF antenna AC Marine.
Celmar VHF aerial on mast head.
Class B AIS transponder, Simrad NAIS-400 including GPS and VHF antenna splitter.
Simrad NSPL-400.
System connected to VHF antenna on mast top.
GPS antenna positioned on pushpit.

Computer Systems
Dell OptiPlex 780 ultra-compact computer connected to 15.6-inch widescreen monitor at nav station. Internal wireless local area network (WLAN) available throughout the yacht and on deck.
The Dell computer is connected to the network allowing tactical software control from an iPad or equivalent.

Entertainment Systems
LED TV 32-inch, Samsung Series installed in saloon.
Bose Lifestyle V48 music system.
Two Bose 131 speakers are installed in the cockpit.
Music is fed to the speakers as an individual zone from the saloon Bose system.
The system is controlled by a Bose Personal Music Centre II radio remote control as well as a volume control knob in cockpit.
Includes IR extender system, Marmitek Infrared control 8.

Sails and Rigging


Two-spreader Hall Spars Hi-Modulus MS40 carbon fibre mast finished in clear coat.
Harken Switch track.
Mast jack cylinder with manual pump.
Swept back spreaders 21 degrees.
Hall Spars SCR carbon standing rigging, including titanium turnbuckles from Hall Spars.
Hall Spars V-Boom in carbon fibre clear coat - allowing up to three reefs.
Reckmann UD3 Sphere electric head stay furler with double groove carbon foil.
Cruising Jib halyard on hydraulic cylinder.
Real-time Reckmann UD3 forestay length adjuster.
Boom vang, Holmatro HVG-40 B.
Racing headstay and tuff luff foil.
Removable carbon fibre bowsprit with bobstay for racing.

See full inventory list following. These were all serviced at the sailmaker in Denmark Feb 2018.
They are all-in sails for cruising the Atlantic or for racing and winning.
Sail container, now in Scarlino (may be purchased separately)

Sail Inventory                                                                                                                            

Mainsails                       North Sails    2010              3DL                                    

Mainsails                       North Sails    2010              3DL - cruising with extra film

Mainsails                       North Sails    2014              3Di


Furling Jib 106%            North Sails    2010              3DL cruising with extra film

Jib 105% light                North Sails    2010              3DL                                     

Jib 105% medium          North Sails    2010              3DL                                     

Jib 97% heavy                North Sails    2010              3DL                                     

Jib 105% light                North Sails    2014              3Di                                      

Jib 105% medium          North Sails    2014              3Di                                      

Jib 97% heavy                North Sails    2014              3Di


Trysail                           North Sails    2010              Heavy                                 

StormJib 60%                North Sails    2010              Heavy


Asymetrical Spin           North Sails    2010              303,5 m                              

Asymetrical Spin           North Sails    2010              350,6 m                              

Asymetrical Spin           North Sails    2010              374,6 m                              

Asymetrical Spin           North Sails    2010              294,5 m                              

Asymetrical Spin           North Sails    2012              395 m                                 

Asymetrical Spin           North Sails    2012              436 m


Spin staysail                  North Sails    2012              75 m                                   

Staysail - furl                 North Sails    2012                                                                






3 person inflatable dinghy with electronic Torceedo Trail 1003 engine (few hours only at Feb 2018), located in the lazarette.
Transport cradle for yacht. This is currently in Scarlino.
All carbon forestay (in Scarlino)
Tuffloff forestay.

Deck Canvas
Recessed sprayhood forward of cockpit.
Canvas sun awning connects via boltrope to boom and covers entire cockpit area.
Cushions for cockpit area.
Wheel and pedestal covers, new Feb 2018
Mainsail cover, new Feb 2018
Canvas covers for main entrance stairs.
Cover for cockpit table, new Feb 2018

Winch handles
Basic tools for engine and generator maintenance
Basic spare parts for engine and generator
Suction lifters for floorboards
Sounding rods for fuel and water tanks
Boarding ladder
Full winter cover

Anchoring and Mooring
One CQR 75lbs (34Kg) galvanized anchor on folding arm 80m – 12mm high tensile anchor chain.
One Fortress 21.2Kg alloy anchor stowed in lazarette.
5m 10mm chain with 50m 18mm nylon rode for spare anchor
Assorted mooring lines
Avon fenders
Carbon gangway

Safety Equipment
Gloria P2G fire extinguishers in each cabin
Jackstays on deck
2x 8-person life rafts

Some History

Vertical Smile is the third Swan 60 to be delivered and was launched in 2010 at the factory and was christened in Copenhagen, Denmark on the 22 June 2010.

The owner of Vertical Smile has competed in the Mediterranean at the Rolex Swan Cup, Rolex Volcano Race and the Giraglia Rolex Cup over the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Also in the 2013 Regatta Pirelli – Coppa Carlo Negri, taking third place overall in Group 0. After which the owner commented;"Vertical Smile came to the Regatta for the racing and the Italian girls and we enjoyed both! It was a great season start and a well organised regatta; we definitely plan to be back next year.” Swan 60 Vertical Smile went on to take first place in IRC Group 0 at the Coppa Carlo Negri taking place during April 2014 after securing a first place win on both Friday and Saturday, and a strong second place finish on Sunday. Vertical Smile raced in the second edition of the Gazprom Swan 60 World Championship in Palma finishing seventh.

The last few years the racing program was halted and the yacht saw only light cruising use. In 2017 she was stored ashore. At the end of 2017 the yacht was launched, serviced and sailed to Palma as the owner took the firm decision to sell.

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.

These particulars have been prepared from information provided by the vendors and are intended as a general guide to the yacht, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed by us. The purchaser should confirm details of concern to them by survey or engineer’s inspection. The purchaser should also ensure that the purchase contract properly reflects their concerns and specifies details on which they may wish to rely.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Northrop and Johnson Spain

Concordia Yacht Company S.L. Edificio Dux Calle Porto Pi 4 1a
Palma de Mallorca
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