Nautor Swan 48 (2000) for sale in Vindön, Sweden, Scandinavia

£283,141 GBP
Listed price kr3,795,000 NOK
Tax Paid / IncludedGet a foreign exchange quote


This Nautor Swan 48 offers superior sailing performance and all the necessary features for an enjoyable and comfortable cruise. Built between 1995-2002, with only 57 units delivered, it boasts a dark blue hull, fully maintained teak deck, Epoxy treatment - 2017, Carbon bow sprit - 2015 and Sprayhood - 2015, in a superb condition interior. The Volvo Penta D2 75 engine, approx. 750 hours, and the professional navigation system from Raymarine ensure safe navigation. It offers sleep accomadation for 6 persons in 3 cabins, the aft cabin with separate entrance and ensuite heads/shower. It also comes with new Main Sail (North 3Di) and Genua (North 3Di) from 2021. Truly a must see for the good cruiser racer.

General information
Nautor Swan 48
Used sail boat for sale
£283,141 GBP | Listed price kr3,795,000 NOKGet a foreign exchange quote
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
14.83 metres
4.32 metres
2.37 metres
15,000 kg
Vindön, Sweden, Scandinavia

About this Nautor Swan 48


Swan 48, was designed by Frers and built between 1995-2002. A total of 57 units was delivered from the renown Finnish yacht builder. Swan 48 is a cruiser racer that offers exiting sailing performance and great accommodation for 6 persons in 3 cabins. 

Swan 48 GALATEA has been continuously maintained and upgraded by caring owners to meet modern comfort and performance requirements. 

A beautiful dark blue hull (awl gripped), very well taken care of teak deck and an interior in superb condition. 

Layout consists of an owner’s aft cabin with separate entrance and ensuite heads/ shower. Saloon with proper navigation table. The galley, extending aft towards the owner’s cabin, offers plenty of space, a fridge, a combined fridge/freezer box and a gas stove. Forward of the mast bulkhead is two bunk bed cabins and a head / shower cabin.

By now, GALATEA has sailed approx. 25.000 nm, never crossed the Atlantic and has been cared for and maintained as she deserves. If you are looking for a well-maintained Swan 48, here it is…


Key facts

  • Sleep 6 persons in 3 cabins
  • Cruiser / racer version
  • Main sail (North 3Di) - 2021
  • Genua (North 3Di) - 2021
  • Dark blue hull (AwlGrip)
  • Epoxy treatment - 2017
  • Carbon bow sprit - 2015
  • Sprayhood - 2015
  • Volvo Penta D2 75, approx 750 hrs - 2016



Natur Swan 48 / Detailed description




  • RCD Status: It is our understanding that the yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC or RCDII 2013/53/EU as appropriate (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorized A – “Ocean”


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction

  • GRP construction
  • Dark blue hull with white trim lines
  • All antifouling removed, 5 layers epoxy and 2 layers of antifouling applied - 2017
  • Antifouling - 2022
  • Teak on side decks, coach roof, cockpit, toe rail and swim platform
  • All teak lightly sanded, some caulking re-done - 2016


Keel & Rudder

  • Fin keel 
  • Spade rudder



Technical systems


Engine and propulsion

  • Volvo D2 75, approx 750 hrs - 2016 
  • Hydraulic gear - 2016
  • Fire extinguisher in engine room with remote control
  • 3-blade folding propeller (Max-prop)
  • Engine room refurbished (gelcoat/insulation) - 2016
  • Double diesel pre-filters with water separator - 2019
  • Maximum speed: approx. 9.0 knots
  • Comfortable and fuel-efficient cruising speed: approx. 7.5 knots. 



  • Fuel capacity approx. 300 L
  • Water capacity approx. 300 L 
  • Hot water boiler approx. 25 L
  • Previously installed water maker removed



  • Deck wash system (fresh cold & warm + seawater) 
  • Deck shower, hot and cold water in aft cockpit
  • Pressurized fresh water system
  • Water heating system by engine and shore power
  • Forward electric toilet (Jabsco) with dedicated stainless steel holding tank. Manual discharge pump - 2015 and deck evacuation. 
  • Toilet hoses - 2016
  • Aft manual toilet (Jabsco) - 2015 with dedicated stainless steel holding tank, manual discharge pump (- 2016) and deck evacuation
  • Electric bilge pump (Johnson) - 2017
  • Two manual bilge pumps, one operated from cockpit, one from sole board at nav station 
  • Grey water holding tank, manual discharge pump - 2016 and electrical drainage pump



  • Refrigerator (Iceberg, 230 V, 0,5 hp, 50/60 Hz)
  • Engine driven compressor (Iceberg)


Electrical system

  • Service batteries, lead, 24 V / 320 Ah (12 x 2 V cells) - 2011 
  • Engine battery, gel, 12 V / 90 Ah - 2011
  • Battery charger / inverter (Victron Multiplus compact) 24 / 2000 / 50-30 - 2018
  • Digital multi control panel (Victron) - 2018
  • Battery monitor including shunt (Victron BMV 712) - 2018 
  • Inverter (Atlas) 24 / 300 VA for TV
  • 12 V outlet at navstation
  • Shore power system
  • 12 x 220V outlets


Navigation system

  • Compass
  • Wind instrument (Raymarine) at entrance
  • 4 x Multi-function displays (Raymarine) at nav, entrance, steering pedistal and aft cabin
  • Plotter (Raymarine A9) at nav station
  • Plotter (Raymarine C9) at steering pedistal
  • SeaTalk/SeaTalk NG converter - 2015
  • Radar (Raymarine HD colour) - 2015
  • Differential GPS (Raystar 114) on pushpit
  • Differential GPS for AIS on pushpit
  • AIS transponder (True Heading Carbon CTRX) - 2012 
  • AIS Shipmate at nav station - 2012
  • Autopilot (Raymarine Evolution 400) with course computer and P 70 instrument - 2016
  • Remote control (Smart) on crash bar - 2017
  • Autopilot, radar, plotters and AIS software updated and calibrated - 2019


Communication, computers

  • VHF Ray 260 DSC, handset at nav station and in cockpit
  • Wi-Fi system, 4G router, connected to antenna (Delta) in mast
  • Active antenna (Delta Pacific 3G/VHF/TV) 



  • TV (LG LED 20")
  • Stereo (Fusion)
  • Apple TV - 2014
  • Speakers (Poly Planar) in saloon, owner’s cabin and cockpit


Various technical systems

  • Cabin heater, (Eberspächer D5W) - 2012 water based system, 3 fan units, outlets in all cabins and toilets. Electrical fans fwd/aft toilet and galley. 





Summary of Accommodation

  • Sleep 6 persons in 3 cabins


Interior Layout



Description of layout from forward


Forward toilet:

  • Electric toilet, renewed hoses to sea and to/from holding tank. “Telephone” type shower.
  • 3 storage cabinets port as well as one storage cabinet below sink. 
  • Shower drains directly to sea


Port forward cabin:

  • Bunk beds. 
  • 2 storage cabinets hull side of top bunk bed
  • 2 drawers underneath lower bunk bed. 
  • Hanging locker forward.

Starboard forward cabin:

  • Bunk beds. 
  • 2 storage cabinets hull side of top bunk bed
  • 2 drawers underneath lower bunk bed
  • Hanging locker forward.



  • Swan chairs in saloon, starboard of saloon table. 
  • Bottle storage and 220 V panel under saloon table
  • Port sofa holds the 2 refrigeration systems, charger/inverter as well as batteries up against port fore cabin. 
  • 3 small storage rooms hull side behind back rests
  • Starboard sofa has 3 storage rooms under cushions and 3 small storage rooms hull side behind back rests



  • Ample storage room for cutlery, cups, glasses, double sink, dish wash tray draining to sink
  • 3 burner Force 10 with oven - 2018
  • Front loaded fridge
  • Top loaded freezer (can also be operated as an extra fridge)
  • Nespresso machine - 2019
  • Full set of crystal glasses engraved with “G”, Höganäs cutlery, crystal bowls


Navigation area:

  • Laptop can be installed on an extractable shelf below plotter.
  • Large storage room under nav seat, in locker under bookshelf as well as in oilskin locker GRP bottom in oilskin locker, drains to keel


Aft cabin:

  • Centerline double bed. 
  • Ample storage in hull side lockers (6), hanging lockers (2), drawers foot end bed (2), large storage rooms bedside (2) as well as storage rooms under mattress.


Toilet aft:

  • Teak grating on floor instead of standard tiles. 
  • Manual toilet, renewed hoses to sea/holding tank. 
  • Shower is “telephone” type, drains to grey water tank. 
  • 2 large cabinets above sink, one large cabinet underneath sink.


Interior details:

  • Additional bulkhead lights in salon (Cabin 21 chrome) 
  • Indirect light in salon, above bookshelf both side. 
  • Salon settees, chairs, navigation seat soft cream leather - 2015
  • Carpet in all cabins - 2011
  • Mattresses Sirius, yellow
  • Day cover for all beds, Sirius, blue
  • Flush push button lockers matt polished. 
  • Curtains, off white - 2015
  • Leather upholstery, off white, for saloon - 2015 
  • Interior woodwork well maintained





  • Mast, aluminum (Nautor Swan)
  • Boom, aluminum, (Nautor Swan)
  • Spinnaker pole, aluminum, refurbished - 2017
  • Jockey pole, aluminum, refurbished - 2017 
  • Main mast track system (Harken System B)
  • Furler for head sail (Harken unit 3), fully serviced - 2018
  • All halyards (Dyneema) - 2015 / 2017 
  • Sheet / guys for spinnaker - 2015 
  • Runners & check stays (no-stretch Dyneema) - 2016
  • Spreader deck light
  • LED top light
  • 2 x Mast steps, folding type
  • Windex - 2016



  • Main sail (North 3Di) - 2021
  • Genua (North 3Di) - 2021
  • Code 0 (Quantum) including furler - 2015
  • Gennaker (Doyle) with snuffer, reaching, approx. 170m2
  • Spinnaker (North) 1,5 oz, red, with snuffer
  • Main sail cover - 2017
  • Try sail or storm jib (unknown) - 2000 


Spare sails

  • Main sail (Quantum), carbon/twaron, tafetta one side - 2015 
  • Furling G3 (Evolution), carbon/tawron, tafetta one side - 2016 
  • G2 (Rustad Sails) 135%, carbon/tawron, tafetta one side - 2019 
  • Genua 1 (North 3 DL) 150%, light, aramid, film/film, 
  • Genua 1 (North 3 DL) 140% medium/heavy, aramid, film/taffeta
  • Furling genoa 2 (North 3 DL) 130%, aramid, double taffeta. (Well used, too deep to our liking)
  • Gennaker (North) 0,75 oz, pink, (formerly spinnaker – converted to run gennaker) 
  • Cutter sail (Dacron) Dynema hanks for inner forestay - 2000



  • 2 x Lewmar 64 CEST primary winches, mounted aft. recessed in coamings.
  • 2 x Lewmar 64 CST secondary winches, mounted aft. recessed in coamings.
  • Lewmar 48 CST main sheet winch, recessed aft on port side
  • Lewmar 44 CST main sheet winch, SB 
  • Lewmar 16 CST traveler control winch, PT
  • 2 x Lewmar 48 CST halyard winches
  • Hydraulic panel (Navtec System 50), 2-speed pump for backstay, kick and baby stay, professionally serviced - 2023


Sailing gear

  • Aluminum bow sprit with Harken block
  • Carbon bow sprit (Offshore Spars) - 2015 with dead end and Harken block, providing 2:1 purchase on tack line for Code 0 and asymmetrical spinnaker, fairleads on the teak toe rail
  • Blocks and clutch for furling line on deck Harken H3012, H1963.


Anchor and Mooring equipment

  • Electric windlass, Rocna Vulcan 25 kg - 2016, approx 70 m x 10 mm chain
  • Double removable anchor rollers
  • Stainless steel bar in the anchor box for storing of sheets. 
  • Spare anchor: Bruce 20 kg, 5 m x 10 mm chain
  • Spare anchor: Original CQR anchor 
  • 6 x cleats
  • 4 x Mooring lines
  • 4 x Fenders



  • Modified compass crash bar, tunable bracket for plotter, mug holders
  • Spray dodgers for both cockpits - 2015 
  • Cover for pedestal - 2015
  • Custom made cockpit cushions - 2015 
  • Stainless steel protection for two cockpit speakers.
  • 2 large storage rooms under cockpit bench (SB and PT)
  • 2 storage rooms aft cockpit (each side of fold down swim ladder, one stores gas bottle) 
  • Large lazarette (we store G4, G3 and the large gennaker here plus beach kit)
  • Cockpit table
  • Removable stool with backrest for aft entrance 


Various deck equipment

  • Dingy and Outboard 6 hp (Honda) - 2020
  • Bracket on pushpit for outboard engine
  • Life raft
  • White painted pole for radar antenna
  • All openable skylights and portlights of top quality (original), no leaks
  • Flag pole



  • Berthon Scandinavia has summarized information from the seller regarding the boat and its equipment in this specification. When producing specifications, errors can occur, such as misunderstandings or printing errors.
  • The buyer is responsible for inspecting and verifying that the information in this specification is correct. We always recommend the buyer to check the boat and the equipment himself and to hire an authorized inspector to verify the specification and the general condition of the boat.
  • Free trial right applies, i.e., the seller has the right to sell the boat to the buyer he wishes, regardless of the size of the bid.


Additional information and booking of viewing

  • Please contact Magnus Kullberg, Berthon Scandinavia +46 79 079 55 45 // for further information and booking of a viewing.

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.

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1 x Volvo Penta D2 75
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Berthon Scandinavia

Mr Magnus Kullberg
Ängsvägen 16
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