Nautor Swan 68 for sale

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Listed price €1,300,000 EUR

Tax Paid / Included

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Nautor Swan 68
Used sail boat for sale
$1,443,650 USD | Listed price €1,300,000 EUR
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

About this Nautor Swan 68


Swan 68-004 Explotadot was originally launched in 1993 as ‘Solleone’ for the chairman of Nautor’s Swan. She was the first Swan 68 to feature four guest cabins with a galley forward arrangement, allowing greater separation from guests and crew. In 2000, she was sold to her second owner and relocated to the Baltic Sea under the name ‘Cygnus Montanus’. In 2004, her third owner moved her to the south of Italy under the name ‘Cardillo Forever’ and made the first major refit in 2006/2007 where many systems were upgraded, and a new bow-thruster installed.

In 2013, she was sold to her current owner and spent the majority of 2014 undergoing a complete refit in Genoa. Some highlights of the refit include:

• Sandblasting and complete osmosis treatment of the hull

• Referring of the hull with gel shield, primer and antifouling

• Full repainting of topsides and deck in white gelcoat

• New 12mm teak decking

• All new flush hatches with roller blinds and mosquito nets

• Installation of electric opening swim platform/transom door

• Mast removed, serviced and painted in white awl grip; rods replaced where necessary

• New Carbon park-avenue boom

• New North 3DL mainsail and genoa

• New Code Zero from Elvstrom sails

• Servicing and reconditioning of all deck equipment, new electric motor on mainsheet winch

• All new navigation, entertainment and communications systems

• All overhead lighting changed to LED

• Engine & Generator removed, major overhaul

• New computer system

• All new running rigging and much more…

In 2019, the boat made a new refit in order to be prepared to cross the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean.

Some highlights of the new refit include:

• New freezer and fridge system. We changed the old one for a new 24v system:

• Frigomatic Paris 35F 12/24v, and evaporator 130H R134a N.T.

• Dometic Cold Machine 85, and Serie 80 evaporator VD-15

• Dometic Cold Machine 95, and Serie 90 evaporator VD-16

• New Air Conditioning system. Changed the old system for a 3 new Dometic kit.

• Dometic MCS T12 (12.000 BTU/H)

• Dometic MCS T16 (16.000 BTU/H)

• Dometic MCS T16 (16.000 BTU/H)

• Total: 44.000 BTU/H

• New Water Maker. Changed the old HRO System for a modern one.

• HRO Parker Seafari, 1.800-2/285 l/h, 220v

In addition, we did a refit in the engine room which consist in:

• Main engine: Amendment of the Perkin 180 hp.

• Generator: Amendment of the Kohler Diesel 20Kw.

We changed the old hoses and pipes for new ones, new LED illumination and a new fire extinguisher system.

Other jobs:

• New 2 batterie packs: total 810 Ah

• Maintenance of all 10 seacocks

• New Ocean Chef 3 cooker (GN Space Galley)

• New ICM for the Tracphone V3IP

• New fenders, 6 new Fend equip: Maxi Stow HD inflatable fender (100 x 30cm) heavy duty

• New spray hood, main cover, exterior cushions cover

• New Elvstrom Cruising Asymmetric: 317m2, with an Oxley 80x54 snuff

• New 100m chain Galv. 12mm Cal-TP36

• New Life raft, Lalizas SOLAS A (8 people)

Explotadot is currently in the Caribbean’s.


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

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

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

Stiffener flanges are unidirectional lay-ups over foam cores.

Engine beds are of GRP with steel inserts.

Mast is stepped through the deck onto a galvanized steel mast step


• White Awl grip snow white hull with blue cove and stripes,

• Hull and Deck was painted on 2014

• 68-004 was built with an extended transom giving a length of: 21.27,

• Transom open transom door for swimming vas installed on 2014


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. Aluminum steering quadrant bolted to rudderstock. 70" recessed destroyer type wheel with elk hide cover, 1.4 turns H.O. to H.O.

Pedestal with roller bearings and friction brake. Emergency tiller stowed in lazarette.


General Information

Deck is of GRP sandwich construction with foam core and glued and through-bolted to the hull. High density core under the deck fittings

Coaming and coach roof are painted white using Awl grip paint system in 2014 New flush deck hatches in 2014

New 12mm teak deck in 2014 Teak toe-rail

Deck Equipment

Lofrans Titan electric windlass recessed in locker with remote control, drain and hand pump for chain box 1 CQR anchor 75 Ib.

New 100m chain Galv. 12mm Cal-TP36 Spare Danforth 27 kg anchor

Stainless steel TV antenna post aft deck starboard side Outboard mounting bracket

Bowsprit for Gennaker

Pulpit with seat, stainless lifelines, gates in lifelines and in push pit. Seawater deck wash

Fresh-water hot & cold, deck shower

Stowage of three aluminum LPG bottles in self-draining locker under helmsman's seat.


Harken five function hydraulic power pack

• Primary 2 x 1100/3 STA hydraulic

• Secondary 2 x 980/3 STA hydraulic

• Main Halyard 1 x 66/2 STA hydraulic

• Traveler 2 X 42/2 STA

• Halyards 2 x 66/2 STA

• Mainsheet 1 x 70/3 STC Electric New 2014

• Halyards/Reef 2 x 56/2 STA

• Fore guy 1 x 46/2 STA

Sailing Hardware

• Roller bearing deck blocks for halyards and slab reefing at mast partners.

• Aluminum genoa sheet tracks with recirculating ball bearing cars.

• Aluminum staysail sheet tracks with recirculating ball bearing cars.

• Aluminum main sheet traveler with recirculating ball bearing car

• Deck gear by Harken, reconditioned on 2014



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 new on 2014 Cabinets, tables, bureaus, seats, dressers etc. have rounded corners. Doors, partitions and paneling 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 Overhead LED lighting throughout yacht

Reading lamps at each berth Red nightlights throughout

Interior Arrangement

Forward Cabin (Crew Cabin)

• Access from galley

• Fixed wooden berth to starboard with Pullman berth above

• Work bench and sail stowage to port

• Crew head/shower forward with lockers, mirrors and sink

Forward Amidships Cabin (Guest Cabin)

Guest cabin port side forward of saloon (door from the saloon) with berth outboard and a folding Pullman berth above. Mirror on bulkhead, lockers; private en-suite head / shower area, mirrors, storage lockers and vacuum WC

Aft Port Cabin (Guest Cabin)

Fixed lower double berth with Pullman berth above, writing desk, storage lockers,

En-suite head/shower with vacuum-flush toilet, sink, mirrors and storage lockers

Aft Starboard (Guest Cabin)

Fixed lower berth with Pullman berth above, storage lockers

Ensuite head/shower with vacuum-flush toilet, sink, mirrors, and storage lockers

Aft Cabin (Owner’s Cabin)

Owner’s cabin aft with large center-line double berth, Desk / vanity unit port side,

Settee to starboard, large hanging lockers,

Ensuite head forward to port with white Corian surfaces, Vacuflush toilet Perspex door to separate shower stall with teak grating.

Mirrors, heated towel rack and storage lockers


L-shaped settee on port side, with dining table;

Bookshelves and lockers outboard; two removable teak chairs fix on centerline. L-shaped settee sofa with coffee table to starboard with lockers,

Entertainment systems all new 2014


Located on the Starboard side of the yacht forward of saloon with access to saloon and crew quarters Two sinks and dishwasher are located inboard

Corian counter tops

Oven space outboard lines with stainless steel Storage lockers, Washer and Dryer new 2014

New Ocean Chef 3 cooker (GN Space Galley), 2019

Galley Equipment Extractor Fan Microwave oven

Sea water tap in sink

New Freezer: Dometic Cold Machine 95, and Serie 90 evaporator VD-16, 24v (2019)

New Fridge: Dometic Cold Machine 85, and Serie 80 evaporator VD-15, 24v; and, Frigomatic Paris 35F 12/24v, with evaporator 130H R13a N.T., 24v (2019)

Extra 24v fridge compressor for cool box under galley

New Candy washing and dryer machine, 4kg.

Engine Room

Engine space internally sound insulated for maximum noise reduction. fire resistance meeting SOLAS B-15 requirements.

Drip tray integral with engine bed


A refit in the engine room was done in 2019, which consist in:

. Main engine: Overhaul on the Perkin 185 hp. Cylinder head cover rectification, replacing the turbine, water pump and diesel pump, as well as the piston rings, some valves and the main propeller shaft.

. Generator: Overhaul on the Kohler Diesel 20Kw. Cylinder head cover rectification and changing piston rings.

. Changing the old hoses and pipes for new ones, new LED illumination and a new fire extinguisher system

Major service in 2014, removed from boat, stripped and rebuilt, gearbox service Replacing n: 4 silent block engines

Overhaul turbine, heat exchangers and Injector, control compression engine Replacing diesel fuel level indicators and h2o

Total fuel capacity 1400 liters in three separate steel tanks 3 blade MaxProp feathering propeller, reconditioned in 2014

Dual Separ SWK 2000/5UK - fuel filter / water separator with alarm on feed lines

Bow Thruster (installed 2008)

Max Power R200 hydraulic retractable bow thruster

with one battery banks (6 batteries) 1000 Amp (new 2018)



All systems are based on reliable components with world-wide service.

Fresh Water System

Total freshwater capacity l. 1.580 in four steel tanks

New Water-maker HRO Parker Seafari, 1.800-2/250 l/h, 220v (2019) 55LT Quick inox hot water heater (new 2014)

Fresh water pump Gianneschi (new 2014)

Black Water System and Toilet System

4 Vacuflush toilets with fresh water and 1 with seawater (crew cabin) Stainless holding tank for one head with electric pump out

Sump tanks with electric sump tank pumps for all showers and washbasins (except for crew) sea cocks reconditioned in 2019

Bilge Pump System

One auto/manual switch electric pump for engine bilge and one for emergency directly connected with sea water engine cooling

Four bilge pumps, two electrics with one auto/manual switch, two manual Whale Titan


Air conditioning

New Air Conditioning system. Changed the old fan coils system for a 3 new Dometic kit.

- Dometic MCS T12 (12.000 BTU/H)

- Dometic MCS T16 (16.000 BTU/H)

- Dometic MCS T16 (16.000 BTU/H)

- Total: 44.000 BTU/H


AC System

Shore power 230v / 110v AC, 230v outlets inside Victron Skylla 75 A battery charger for service batteries Inverter, Victron Atlas 24 / 3.000 W

Replacing all thermal electric panels 24Ve220V Installation command generator of electric panel

Replacing old light (neon Vetus) behind the mirrors of bathrooms with LED strips

· Replacing lights behind furniture dinette with LED strips Charge combo pack radio with Victron 3000 w inverter new 2014 Northern Light 22 KW diesel generator new 2014

The generator is mounted inside proprietary sound shield.

DC System

Service batteries, 380 Ah 24v (New 2019) Engine starting batteries, 135 Ah 24v (New 2014) Generator start batteries 12v (New 2014)

Separate radio battery bank 8 batteries Victron VMG (460Amp) New 2018, Separate battery bank 6 for bow thrusters, new 2018

Installation new charger combo pack radio with Victron 3000w inverter New 2014 Hydraulic bank is used for the 2 x 5 kW central hydraulic and the auto pilot pump Battery banks are located aft of the engine room

New 2 batteries pack: total 810 Ah



Magnetic steering compasses at helm adjustable for global balancing

B&G Zeus Touch2 Multifunction Color Display Touchscreen 7” at the wheel (March 2014) Dedicated autopilot compass

B&G Halcyon gyrocompass new 2014

Sailing Instruments

Brookes and Gatehouse Hercules 690 instruments: -

• 2 x Jumbo repeaters at mast

• 3 x analogue repeaters in cockpit

• 3 x MFD units at helm plus one at cockpit

Windex unit

B&G Zeus Touch2 Multifunction Color Display Touchscreen 9” at the nav station (March 2014) B&G Zeus Touch2 Multifunction Color Display Touchscreen 7” at the wheel (March 2014) B&G Broadband Radar 4G on the mast 1st spreader New 2014

Simrad NAIS-400 Class B AIS Sys New 2014 Simrad NSPL-400 VHF/AIS antenna splitter

Simrad GOFREE WiFi1 wireless Module (to connect Apple I-phone/Ipad) New 2014 Simrad NEP-2 Network Expansion Port New 2014

B&G ZG100 GPS 10Hz antenna with built in rate compass (providing heading data for Radar Chart Overlay and Head Up) New 2014

Simrad NMEA 2K/SimNet/Ethernet cables and accessories New 2014 Navionics Platinum+ Cartography Mega Wide Mediterranean

Communication Systems (all new 2014)

Yachtspot Internet Wi-Fi system that searches for public” hot-spots” and broadcasts them onto the yachts local area network (LAN/WLAN)

Communications WiFi, 3G to PC

Moxa G205A Poe 5 port full Gigabit unmanaged Ethernet switches with 4 IEEE 802.3 af/at PoE ports Moxa EDS205A 5 port ethernet switches 10/100 BaseT(x) RJ45 connector

2 Net gear WNAP320 Access point Wireless-N 300Mbps IEEE 802.11b/g/n at saloon and AFT cabin/HF Radio

Yacht spot 4G+ Wi-Fi

Cable LMR400 to 1st Spreader (25m), connectors

Banten 01990 GSM-UMTS antenna for 3G at 1st Spreader Cable LMR400 to 1st Spreader (25m), connectors

Banten 02188 Wi-Fi antenna for 3G at 1st Spreader


Yacht spot 4G+ Wi-Fi

Cable LMR400 to 1st Spreader (25m), connectors

Banten 01990 GSM-UMTS antenna for 3G at 1st Spreader Banten 15209 Professional VHF antenna 1.2m at top mast

Satellite Communications

New ICM for the Tracphone V3IP (2019) Antenna mounted on transom post

Installation iridium satellite phone with desk station

Entertainment Systems

Antenna TV SAT KVH M7 mounted on Mast Amplificator Denon AVR X-2000

TV LG “40” in Saloon

TV LG “32” in owner cabin BLUE RAY – DVD SAMSUNNG

Outside – Inside Sony speakers

Computer Systems

Aqua PRO2 PC 12-24v DC powered, ultra-rugged marine PC at navigation station Fanless design and solid-state hard drive, provide totally silent and reliable operation Compact - measures just 30cm x 27cm x 7cm!

Ultra-low power consumption with auto power on

AMD A6-3500 processor for exceptionally fast processing speed

Integral Radeon HD65XX graphics for fast 3D performance on MaxSea Time Zero 8GB Ram

6 USB ports

4 NMEA isolated port

Supplied with Windows 8 home premium operating system (on UK versions) 2 x NMEA Ports and 4 x USB Ports (2xUSB3)

Fitted with CD/DVD RW 64GB solid state hard drive

Yacht spot 12” Touch Screen Monitor at the nav station


Masthead triple spreader rig with discontinuous Navtec rod rigging, Mast, Nautor aluminum painted in white in 2014

Rig was removed on 2014

Standing rigging tested with ultrasound, replaced as necessary, 2014 Harken track for fully battened mainsail, lazy jacks

Reckmann R5 manual furling headstay with furling drum recessed below deck level

Navtec hydraulic panel System V with 5 functions (backstay, inner forestay, babystay, boom-vang and flattener) reconditioned in 2014

All halyards and all running rigs are new (2014)


Carbon fiber Park Avenue boom, Withe Paint new 2014 Hydraulic outhaul system

Arrangement for three reefs in the main sail 2 Built-in deck lights

Lazy jacks

Running Rigging

All ropes are Dyneema new 2014


Teak cockpit table in forward cockpit Cockpit cushions new 2014

Bimini over aft cockpit new 2014 Sun awning new 2014

Carbon passarelle new 2014 Four mooring lines

New fenders, 6 new Fendequip: MaxiStow HD inflatable fender (100 x 30cm) heavy duty

New spray hood, main cover, exterior cushions cover


3,60 m. Inflatable tender, Zodiac Yamaha 9.9 HP outboard engine,

Safety Equipment

Man overboard module mounted on stern push pit

Various fire extinguishers, foam / C02 I powder, New 2014 Fire blanket

New Life raft, Lalizas SOLAS A (8 people) Jon Buoy

Overboard system module on stern rail 409 EPIRB on stern rail


Sail Year Sailmaker Material/Notes

MAINSAILS 2014 Full-batten Mainsail Italy, 3DL Carbon. 3 reefs

UPWIND 2014 North Sails Genova Italy, 3DL Carbon

2014 North Sails Stay sail Italy, 3DL Carbon

2009 Montefusco Storm Jib, Dacron

DOWNWIND 2019 Elvstrom Cruising Asymmetric, 317m2

2014 Elvstrom Italy, Code 0

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