Nautor Swan 44 (1975) for sale in Rome, Italy

£153,422 GBP
Listed price €179,000 EUR
Tax Paid / IncludedGet a foreign exchange quote


Discover the magnificently restored Nautor Swan 44 located in Rome, Italy. This timeless classic, designed by Sparkman & Stephens in 1975, has undergone an extensive refit in 2022/23, boasting a myriad of superior enhancements that are sure to impress. Famed as an iconic S&S Swan design, this award-winning yacht combines beauty, sleek sophistication and noteworthy performance. Having recently received the accolade for ‘Most Elegant’ S&S Swan, JOCONDE is a shining testament to the beauty of classic yachts. Impressive upgrades include an epoxy-treated hull, new sailing instruments, refurbished interiors, and a forward cabin conversion. Additionally, the repainted non-slip side decks, new propeller, zero-houred engine, and fitment of a new watermaker all enhance the boat’s functionality and aesthetics. The 13.48 metre long Swan sets sail with a comprehensive rewiring and replumbing, new charging and inverter systems, solar panels, and a carbon fiber folding swimming ladder, making her the ultimate classic Swan ready for any voyage. JOCONDE is a remarkable testament to the marriage of classic design with modern refitting, presenting a unique opportunity for discerning boating enthusiasts.

General information
Nautor Swan 44
Used sail boat for sale
£153,422 GBP | Listed price €179,000 EURGet a foreign exchange quote
Price comment
Completely restored Nautor Swan 44
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
Sparkman & Stephens
Length overall
13.48 metres
Length waterline
10.03 metres
3.83 metres
2.10 metres
12,700 kg
Fin Keel
Rome, Italy

About this Nautor Swan 44


Classic Sparkman & Stephens designed Swan from 1975 in fantastic condition and fresh from a comprehensive 2022/23 refit/restoration. Hull No.67 of 76.


One of the most iconic S&S Swan designs of all the time with 76 hulls built between 1972 and 1975. A fibreglass IOR Sloop by Sparkman & Stephens, the Swan 44 S&S was first introduced by Nautor’s Swan at the 1972 fall boat shows, at the London Boat show she was awarded the “Boat of the Yacht Show”, the first in history of a non-British built boat won.

JOCONDE is hull 67 and was launched in May 1975 and has recently benefitted from a comprehensive restoration and refit completed during 2022/23 making her one of the best presented examples of this iconic classic Sparkman & Stephens designs, confirmed by an award for ‘Most Elegant’ S&S Swan category at the 10th S&S Swan Rendezous in the summer of 2023.

JOCONDE offers a great opportunity to acquire a ‘turn key’ classic Swan, eligible to take part in some of the most iconic regattas and yachting rendezvous across the Med’ and further afield.

A brief list of upgrades performed in the last years includes:

• Epoxy-treated hull

• Repainted non-slip side decks and replacement of cockpit teak

• Zero-houred engine

• New Brunton propeller

• Full refurbishment and repainting of rig

• New sails including Code Zero

• Restoration and overhaul of winches

• New B&G sailing instruments including radar, plotter and autopilot

• Fitment of new Schenker watermaker

• Comprehensive rewiring and replumbing

• New Victron charging and inverter systems

• Lithium service batteries

• Victron digital systems monitoring system with Bluetooth and WiFi connection

• Solar panels

• Complete restoration of interiors with new veneers, varnishing, upholstery, countertops and lighting

• Conversion of forward pipecot cabin to double guest cabin

• Refurbished mast-step and rudder stock

• Relaminated hull/keel joint

• Carbon fiber folding swimming ladder

JOCONDE now offers a great opportunity to acquire a ‘turn key’ classic Swan, eligible to take part in some of the most iconic regattas and yachting rendezvous across the Med’ and further afield.



RCD Status:

• RCD Status: Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) as she was built and placed into use within the EU prior to 1998.

Hull Construction:

• GRP laminate hull construction

• The hull is built of single skin construction using GRP reinforced polyester laminate. A high proportion of the fibres are unidirectional, giving a stiff laminate with excellent strength and fatigue properties.

Deck & Superstructure Construction:

• GRP deck and superstructure construction

• Underwater sections epoxy treated – 2022/23

• Hull bilges stripped and refinished with epoxy gelcoat – 2022/23

• Decks repainted with non-slip – 2022/23

• Cockpit teak replaced – 2022/23

Keel & Rudder:

• The fin keel with keel ballast is cast lead alloyed with antimony.

• Cast-in keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel.

• Hull/keel joint stripped back and relaminated – 2022/23

• The rudder blade is GRP and supported by a full length protective skeg.

• Rudder stock stripped and refinished – 2022/23


Engine & gearbox:

• Yanmar 4JH2ME, 4-cylinder diesel engine producing 50hp @ 3,600rpm

• Engine control via single lever control

• Freshwater cooling with heat exchanger and raw water intake and strainer.

• Yanmar KBW21 mechanical reverse gearbox with 2.17 ratio

Service & Maintenance:

• Engine removed and ‘zero-hour’ overhaul completed including replacement of the engine block– 2022/23

• Installation of new Volvo stuffing box

• Installation new Vetus flexible shaft coupling

• Installation new Vetus exhaust system

• Fitment of machinery space ventilation with temperature monitoring

Propulsion & Steering:

• Shaft drive with stainless steel shaft driving supported by p-bracket

• Three blades Brunton folding Propeller – 2022/23

• Nautor helm pedestal with cable & mechanical steering controlled by hide covered stainless steel wheel – Hide replaced 2022/23

• Steering cables and brakes replaced – 2022/23


Voltage systems:

• Rewiring of boat – 2022/23

• 12v DC service battery circuit with 220vAC via shorepower or inverter

• AC/DC panel at navigation area with battery monitoring system – 2022/23

• Touchscreen digital systems monitoring system – 2022/23

• Victron Orion DC/DC converter – 2022/23

Battery Banks:

• 12v 80Ah engine start battery – 2022/23

• 12v 400Ah LiFePO4 lithium service battery – 2022/23

• Victron GX Touch 50 touch-screen battery monitoring system with Cerbo GC WiFi & Bluetooth access point – 2022/23

• Victron BMV battery monitor


• Victron Energy 12vDC battery charger with control panel at chart table – 2022/23


• Sterling ProPower Q 12v/3000w inverter – 2022/23


• Balmar engine-mounted twin-belt alternator – 2022/23


• 220w solar panels with MPPT charge controller and removable stainless steel mount – 2022/23

Other Electrical:

• 220v AC shorepower supply with Marineco inlet


Fresh Water:

• Pressurised hot & cold water system using 12vDC pressure pump

• Water heated by engine-driven calorifier with 220v AC immersion element in Isotemp stainless steel hot water tank – 2022/23.

• Thermostatic mixer taps supplying galley and both heads.

• Fresh water and grey/black water plumbing hoses replaced - 2022/23


• Schenker Zen 50 12vDC 50 litres per hour reverse osmosis watermaker – 2022/23

Bilge Pumps:

• 3x 12vDC electric bilge pumps including high capacity pump – 2022/23

• Manual bilge pump – 2022/23


• Complete overhaul of all Blakes seacocks – 2022/23



• 165 litres in 1x stainless steel tank – removed from yacht, pressure checked and cleaned – 2022/23

• Replacement of fuel lines – 2022/23

Fresh Water:

• 300 litres in 2x polyethylene water tanks – 2022/23

Holding Tanks:

• Black water holding tank – 2022/23

• Grey water holding tank – 2022/23


Navigation Equipment:

• B&G wind/speed and depth transducers with displays in cockpit – 2022/23

• B&G autopilot with hydraulic drive and control head at helm – 2022/23

• B&G Zeus GPS radar chart plotter display at chart table – 2022/23

• B&G radar scanner at mast – 2022/23

• Steering compass – 2022/23

Communications Equipment:

• B&G VHF with DSC – 2022/23

• Second B&G VHF handset for cockpit with external speaker – 2022/23



• Techimpex Marinetwo 2-burner gimballed gas stove with oven and grill – 2022/23

• Top-opening 12vDC fridge

• Stainless steel sink with hot & cold water supply – 2022/23


• Electric marine heads

• Moulded sink with pressurised hot & cold water supply and pull-out showerhead – 2022/23

Heating & Ventilation:

• Camframo 12vDC ventilation fans


• LED interior lighting – 2022/23


Summary of Accommodation:

• Interior dismantled and completely refurbished with replacement of teak veneers and revarnishing – 2022/23

• Redesign of forward cabin to replace pipecots with full double berth including cushions – 2022/23

• Re-chroming of internal metal fittings – 2022/23

• Replacement of galley counter with synthetic stone – 2022/23

• Replacement of all interior upholstery including cushions – 2022/23

• Teak battening to exposed hull sides.

• Teak soleboards with holly inlay – 2022/23

• White vinyl headlinings with teak trim – renovated 2022/23

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

• Double berth in forward cabin

• Hanging lockers to port and starboard in forward cabin

• The saloon has pilot berths port and starboard with a settee seating on each side and a large table with folding leaves.

• The galley is to port with additional food preparation area, stainless steel sink and refrigerator.

• Forward facing large chart table to starboard.

• Aft of the chart table is the heads compartment with manual marine heads, sink and shower.

• The aft cabin has single berths to port and starboard plus hanging lockers



• Nautor aluminium mast and boom – refurbished and repainted 2022/23

• Mastfoot refurbished, sandblasted and re-zinced – 2022/23

• Masthead rig with single-set of spreaders

• Stainless steel standing rigging – professional inspected and shrouds replaced 2022/23

• Antal HS22 low-friction mainsail track on mast – 2022/23

• Adjustable mainsheet traveller track in cockpit with multi-purchase mainsheet system – 2022/23

• Mechanical backstay adjuster

• Rod vang

• Profurl genoa furler – refurbished 2022/23

• PBO removable inner forestay for staysail – 2022/23

• Checkstays

• Carbon fibre bowsprit for Code Zero – 2022/23

• Spinnaker pole track on mast

• Replacement of all Gottifredi Dyneema halyards – 2022/23


• All winches fully overhauled and re-chromed where necessary – 2022/23

• 2x Lewmar 55ST 2-speed self-tailing primary winches

• 2x self-tailing secondary cockpit winches

• 2x Lewmar three speed winches aft of mast-base

• 2x Harken 44 2-speed self-tailing halyard winches on mast


• North Sails Dacron fully-battened mainsail – 2023

• North Sails Dacron 130% furling genoa – refurbished 2022/23

• Millennium Sails 100% furling jib – 2023

• Hank-on staysail

• Millennium Sails Code Zero – 2023

• North Sails gennaker


• Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardrail stanchions.

• Guardwires replaced 2022/23

• Carbon fibre passerelle – 2022/23

• Carbon bathing platform – 2022/23

• Opening deckhead hatches and sideports

• Foredeck hatch refabricated and replaced – 2022/23

Anchoring & Mooring:

• Simpson Lawrence electric anchor windlass – overhauled 2022/23

• Rocna Vulcan 20kgs anchor with 70m chain – 2022/23

• Mooring warps and fenders

Covers, Cushions & Canvas:

• Canvas mainsail cover – 2022/23

• Sprayhood with stainless steel frame – 2022/23

Exterior Lighting:

• Lopolights LED navigation lights – 2022/23

• LED tricolour at masthead – 2022/23

• LED spreaderlights – 2022/23

• Boom light above cockpit – 2022/23



General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

• 406Mhz EPIRB – 2022/23

• Cannister liferaft


Lying:- Rome, Italy

Available to view strictly by appointment

Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00

Saturday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

Lead Broker: Michele Antonini – Grabau International (Italia)

Tel: +39 333 74 89 281


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Yanmar 4JH2ME 50hp
Fuel capacity
165 litres
Number of cabins
Number of berths
Drinking water capacity
300 litres

Grabau International offers the details of all vessels in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information or warranty the condition of any vessel and the details do not constitute a part of any contract. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. All vessels are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Grabau International provides professional yacht conveyancing and legal transfer of title for all yachts as per the ABYA Code of Practice with all deposit payments and final balance payments processed through secure dedicated client accounts solely for that purpose. Our dedicated client accounts are written in trust at Natwest Bank and we are fully insured.

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SO41 9BD
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