SWANSON 42 KETCH  

AU $98,000
Finance
Length
42' - 12.80m
Location
Sydney Region MOSMAN
Launch Year
1980 approximate
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Solid glass in great condition

Description: Swanson 42 Ketch
Proven Circumnavigator Owner 1 - 1978 - 2002 round the world
Owner 2 - 2002 - 2014, Australia and Indonesia
Ower 3 - 2014 - 2021 - Circumnavigation Australia
Ower 4 current March 2021 - Present - East coast Australia, Sydney to Townsville 1100nm (2023) Townsville to Sydney April nm 11 days

Available for viewing at Balmoral in Sydney

Built 1978 (Swanson Bros) - Sold fiberglass 14t

Rig
Original plans still on board.
2010- full refurbishment chainplates, (except two bronze) wires, masts (new paint) - modified mizzen to be keel stepped rather than deck.
2016 New sails Main, head and cutter mizzen 2014
2022 New rigging self installed, inspected by rigging company and proved for insurance with current insurer (9 years remaining)
New running rigging 2023
Sails in good condition - see videos - mizzen is 6/10 others 8/10
Easily accessible stainless chainplates (2010) - Two are original bronze and will outlive us all.


Engine Perkins 4.236 75HP 6000 Hrs, 2021 New battery New starter new alternators, new wiring, rebuilt 2010, running perfectly
CourseMaster Auto Pilot chain drive used extensively for my last 1000Nm trip working flawlessly
New steering cables 2023
400L fuel split over two tanks.
400L water split over two tanks
2014 - Echo tec 500-BML 1 water maker, new control pannel 2023 ($1500)
Antifoul 2023
New stern log, shaft bearing and engine coupling 2023
Shaft straight, with engineering report 2023
New PSS dripless shaft seal
Dry Boat
Head sail and cutter sail new UV protection 2023
Axiom 9 chart plotter
NSS8 simrad for RADAR
LIFE RAFT service 2023 good till 2025 - full expiry 2028
Electric anchor winch with 60+m chain and big Anchor - check videos for brand
240W victron solar (3 pannels) and Mppt charger
300W renogy solar (3 pannels) and Mppt charger (40A)
3000W renogy invertor
250W Victron invertor - used for starlink

New through hull for engine cooling 2023
Isotherm 175L fridge/freezer (2023) one or other - not both, currently running as a fridge in the original fridge compartment
Yamaha 5hp outboard new 2022 < 20hrs)
Walker bay 10 dinghy with inflatable tubes
Stereo and speakers 2022
TV broken

Swanson Brothers are renowned for building Strong capable seaworthy boats from the early 60s until shutting up shop in the mid 80s due to competition from lightweight mass production French yachts.

Swanson Designed and built from Fiberglass this 14th Swanson 42 is Ketch Rigged with individual masts - no triatic stay. Powered by a 75Hp Perkins 4.236 in great condition, Oil and filter changes conducted every 100 hrs this motor will go forever.

Stepping on board to the center cockpit you feel protected on all sides from any size ocean swell, the Pilot house offers two births to keep you dry in any weather or sea state. Having been sailed extensively through her Life Phantom X is a proven cruiser thats traveled the world over without ever being left by a negligent owner, as such it is clear from any inspection there is still a lot of incredible sailing to be had with Phantom X.

Inside there is a spacious galley to Stbd with double sinks, and a two burner Gas oven with Safety certificate from WA, as well as a dual sensor gas alarm. Plenty of storage on both benchs Fwd to stbd is a bench seat for two under which you find a 200L water tank. To Port opposite the galley is a large Fridge with a new 2022 Isotherm fridge. And a U shaped settee that can comfortable seat 4 large adults. The table drops down to turn this area into a double bed.

Moving fwd you find a shower and heads with a refurbished (2023) lavac head with hand pump, also onboard but not fitted is the option to go electric. The sink in the shower and heas has a manual footpump Fresh water while the shower is hot and cold fed from a 20L hot water tank, dual heating from engine or shore power.
Plenty of storage space and a full size hanging locker with spare sails and lots of sheets. (100m 12mm poly + multiple dock lines and others)
Further fwd is the original V birth thats been used to house a multitude of spares and tools enough to keep the vessel sailing no matter what the weather throughs at you.
Inside the most FWD locker is the anchor chain (60m) and anchor winch (12V) +100m Rode
The anchor winch is operated on deck via a fwd and rev waterproof foot switches.

Region
New South Wales
Location
Sydney Region MOSMAN
Usage
Cruising
Launch Year
1980 approximate
Designer
Swanson
Builder
Swanson
Length
42' - 12.80m
Beam
4
Draft
1.8m
Displacement
14t
Keel / Ballast
Solid 3/4 length
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Solid glass in great condition
Deck Material
Glass
Engine Make
Perkins
Engine
4.236 excellent condition
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
75
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
6500
Fuel Consumption
3l/hr
Max Speed
8kts
Cruise Speed
6kts
Propulsion
Prop
Thrusters
No
Genset
No
Fuel
400
Water
400l split into 2 tanks
Accommodation
Large double aft
Cabins
Bunk singles to stb, sailing bunk to pt, 2 berths in pilot house, saloon converts to double
Berths
8
Galley
2 burner + oven + gas compliant, and gas leak dectectors
Refrigeration
Yes massive cabinet fridge
Freezer
No
Stove
Yes
Water Maker
Yes echotec, 80l/hr engine driven
Hotwater System
Yes, shore and engine hot water
Shower
Yes
Toilet
Yes manual pump with spares
Entertainment
TV, Radio, Starlink.
Air Conditioning
Yes, shore power only
Dinghy
Included walker bay 10
Outboard
2023 yamaha 5hp 20 hrs
Covers
Yes
Ground Tackle
60m chain 100m rode, electric winch
Safety Gear
3 epribs, up to date liferaft 6man >24hrs
Bilge Pumps
Yes new 2023 2 pumps at different levels in the bilge
Life Raft
Yes
Epirb
Yes
Life Jackets
Yes 10
Flares
Yes
Fire Protection
Yes + engine room Co2
Electrics
500+AH gel 2 alternators on engine, one for engine bat, one for house, chargge at 70ah on motor, charge on shore at 40ah. Shore power 240v and 12v at sea.
Electronics
Simrad and raymarine, full suite + autopilot by coursemaster.
Sail Inventory
Full suit 2016
Mast / Rigging
New certified rigging 2023/3
Deck Gear
Full


ABOUT THE SELLER

Simon
MOSMAN
1500002 2088 Australia


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