Swan 42 Race OD


  • Reference ID 292
  • Builder Swan
  • Model 42 Race

Yacht description

She is hull # 4 and is in excellent condition being maintained by a full time Captain. The Swan 42 has many functions, with being able to race under a one design format, or under IRC, or very successful under ORCi, in Europe or if so desired, take the family for a week's long jaunt.

Several new Doyle sails in 2015 to go along with the other 25 bags of sails from different years, B/G wind gear, radar, she lacks for nothing to compete either inshore or also has several specialty offshore sails.

MUTINY is an excellent option to compete at a high level under many options.

A true all around dual purpose racer/cruiser


4th overall in the NYYC Invitational cup in 2015, and 5th overall in the 2017 Rolex Invitational, and being one of three boats in the regatta that claimed two or more bullets during the event


Updates in the last 2 years ( 2014 and 2015)

  • New rudder bearing recessed into hull as not to cause corrosion on anodized parts.
  • New Keel bolt plates. changed from Steel, to G10 plates. Reduces significant rusting
  • Re-clear coated mast.
  • Re-anodized spreader bars
  • Painted boom
  • Painted steering Quadrant
  • Changed from wire steering cables to 7mm Sk90 dyneema rope
  • All new running rigging from New England Ropes 2014
    - poly tec halyards with dynex dux core (color coded)
    - vec tec spin sheets with dynex dux core
    - poly tec jib sheets
  • Spare rope package from 2015 invitational regatta. Used one week
  • Jib track in-hauler system 

Spares list

  • Carbon roller furler headstay
  • Deck mounting for a life raft
  • Mom 8A safety unit
  • Life Sling
  • Driver chalks. Angled for upwind sailing. (Removable)
  • Offshore safety jack lines
  • 5 offshore Mustang life jackets with tethers
  • Emergency tiller
  • Harken snatch blocks, spare clutch parts.
  • Swan Cruising gear from factory


  • Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    · Hull is infusion molded Eglass/vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcements in selected areas.
    · Watertight bulkhead at bow, drained forepeak.
    · Stainless chainplate deck fittings.
    · Topsides are gelcoat.
    · Epoxy coated bottom, sprayed.
    · Deck is infusion molder E glass vinylester laminate sandwich deck with glass skins and
    closed cell foam cores.
  • Keel & Rudder:
    · Epoxy coated.
    · Rudder blade of GRP from female mold.
    · Carbon/epoxy stock.


All standard equipment including V-berth (now removed and in storage).
Finish is teak with satin while GBP/canvas lining.

  • Lockable plywood floorboards covered with bamboo veneer.
  • Overhead liner GRP molding, bonded in place.
  • Removable vinyl cover panels provide access to deck hardware.
  • Double aft cabins with stowage under
  • Main salon folding leaf table
  • Settee backrests fold up and convert into Pullman berths, storage behind backrests.#
  • Tanks below settees.
  • Forepeak completely open for sail storage.
  • Shower with hot water in stern Jabsco manual toilet, using sea water for flushing Y valve in fwd head/overboard; discharge/holding tank.
  • 4 hella turbo fans.
  • 2007 stereo system with cockpit speakers.



  • Sea water spout with foot pump in galley.
  • 2011 refrig. unit replaced.
  • Battery driven refrigeration unit, top loading 105L, gravity drained with valve.
  • Sst double sinks.
  • Two burner alcohol stove with oven.
  • Formica counter tops and sink cover/drawers/lockers.
  • Garbage bin.

Plumbing Systems:

  • Bilge Pumps:
    · 2 x Manual bilge pumps.
    · 1 x Electric bilge pump.
  • Tankage:
    · 140L fuel in two polyethene tanks, approx. 40 gallons
    · Tank level indicator.
  • Fresh water:
    320L fresh water in two polyethene tanks.
  • Pressure hot/cold water.
  • Back up foot pump for fresh water in galley.
  • Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:
    Flexible holding tank, 55L/14.5 US gallons Tank emptied by hand pump or deck suction.


Voltage Systems:

  • 110V outlet at chart table.
  • GFI duplex receptacle.
    · 12V DC insulated return system for lighting and general service.
    · Main distribution panel contains 12V DC gauges and 110V AC gauges and circuit
    breakers, lighted.
    · Main switchboard 12V DC outboard of chart table.
    · 12V outlet at chart table Bottom of mast, shrouds and stays are grounded to the
  • Battery Banks:
    · 12V 50 aH starting battery.
    · Service battery AGM type 12V, 2 x 160 Ah in saloon table base.
  • Battery Chargers:
    Inverter/battery charger, Mastervolt, replaced 2012.
  • Alternators:
    115 Amp alternator with an electronic sensor Engine space air lnlet from deck Engine control panel recessed in cockpit.
  • Shore Power:
    · Shore power 110V AC.
    · 30 amp shore power cord & inlet.


  • Engine & Gearboxes:
    · Volvo Penta D2-40 130S marine diesel, 29 kW, 40 HP.
    · Saildrive gearbox 2.19:1.
  • Maintenance & Performance:
    · Engine hours: 1366.
  • Propulsion & Steering:
    · 2013 new Volvo 17X14 LH folding prop fitted.
    · Alum. Quadrant, Rope steering with chain and sprocket Rudder bearings are self-aligning.
    · Roller bearing sheaves.
    · Twin composite pedestal integrated with cockpit sole.
    · Emergency tiller.



Electronics and Navigational Gear

  • 2008 Garmin Radar
  • Composite Solutions carbon post w/articulating top platform
  • Hi-performance fluxgate heading sensor for radar
  • B&G H3000 Hercules Performance CPU
  • 2007 5 B&G H3000 20/20 jumbo mast display pack w/hall custom carbon mast pod
  • 2007 Carbon masthead wand
  • 2007 Halcyon 2000 fluxgate compass
  • 2007 Garmin 3210 10&rdquo GPS plotter.
  • 2007 B&G autopilot H300 Type 2.
  • 2007 Smart Radio AIS receiver
  • lenovo laptop with Expedition software
  • B&G 3000 system
    - gyro compass
    - 2 FFD displays on cockpit wall
    - 1 FFD at Nav table
    - 1 auto pilot FFD behind port wheel.
    - 4 20/20 displays mounted on mast
    B&G auto pilot.
  • Expedition Navigation Software on lenovo Laptop
  • Wireless router for Tablet connection on deck
  • Sony stereo system
    - 2 speakers below
    - 2 sony marine speakers behind wheels
  • Garmin stand alone plotter
  • Cantable B&G radar on carbon post. Mounted port aft transom
  • 2 suunto compass, mounted on steering pedestal


The details of this vessel are offered 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.