SWAN 57 “EXPLORER”
The ultimate round the world ocean racer
She is a two-owner Nautor Swan 57, pampered at no expense spared her entire life. She has sailed twice around the world with the first family and over the past 22 years, her second owner undertook numerous refits.
In the past few years, a complete keel structure and mast step rebuild was completed, rudder and steering checked strengthened and renewed bearings, complete all new electrical systems rebuilt, new gen electrical system, new batteries, all new wiring and switch panel, fuel/water tanks removed and serviced, all plumbing, pumps, electronics, fridge/freezers, Goiot hatches and ports redone, teak decks refurbished, full hull and deck repaint.
In the next few months, both masts will be removed and all rigging renewed, double mizzen sheet set up, triatic stay removed, new mizzen lowers and forward strut, all new OGR safety gear fitted, new HF SSB radio and Ham radio receiver and VHF radios, cassette tape player, HF weather fax, HIGH VIS dodgers, service electric winches, hydraulics service, new desalinator, new sails, extra spin pole, solar panels, wind gen, hydrovane windvane, two new pipe cots in saloon, new short saloon table top, latches on cabin sole, bunk belts, and general servicing ready for the OGR.