For Sale: SWAN 68 SIMPLE HARMONY

ModelSWAN 68
Year1992
LocationPortsmouth, RI USA
Hull Number68.003
LOA72 ft 8 in
Beam17 ft 0 in
Draft10 ft 6 in
Displacement88200 lbs
Ballast35500 lbs
EnginePerkins 200hp
Price$775,000 USD

SIMPLE HARMONY is a beautiful example of this classic SWAN 68. She has been mainained at a very high level since new. 

HULL & DECK

Hull is in "single skin" construction using glass/aramid hybrid fibre reinforced polyester laminate with uni-directional fibres (giving excellent strength and fatigue properties.

Hull colour, gelcoat NGA 2000 white.

Cove and waterline stripes in dark blue.

The deck is of GRP sandwich construction with foam core, and teak laid

Teak laid decking new 2010 (14mm at time).

Ballast keel is a lead casting with antimony.

Rudder of foam filled GRP with high-tensile stainless-steel stock, with two roller bearings.

Mast stepped through deck onto galvanized steel mast step.

Engine bed is GRP with steel reinforcements.

Cable steering gear. Destroyer type steering wheel, diameter 70” (1.8m) covered with elk-hide.

Anodized aluminium toe rail, bolted through hull-deck joint.

Winches

Lewmar Ocean Series Wavespring

2 x 1000 SEST Genoa sheets (electric)

2 x 700/2 SEST Spinnaker sheets (electric)

2 x 46 CST Traveler winch

2 x 66 CST Running backstays Electric

2 x 66 CST Genoa/spinnaker/main halyards

2 x 66 SEST multipurpose winches on coachroof aft of halyard winches (electric)

Deck equipment and fittings:

Besenzoni hydraulic folding gangway at transom

Stainless steel stemhead with opening, headsail tack hooks and 2 chain rollers

Gates in lifelines both sides at midships 

Electric anchor windlass Titan "A"

Auto wireless control and chain measuring system installed 2017.

Deck and manual control with 3.5 m cable

Chain locker with hatch

300 ft of 7/16” (91.4m) high-tensile chain, new 2016

1 CQR 75 lb anchor

1 Bruce 20 kg anchor

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INTERIOR

General Arrangement

All interior joinery in accordance with best yacht practice and standard Nautor standards at the time of build. Visible woodwork in teak with hand rubbed satin finish.

Please note the aft cabin is modified in 2010 post build and now offers a single bed to port and a double bed to starboard. There is a table also to port by the single bed (which can be used as a sofa) – see pictures.

 Description from forward:

CREW CABIN (FWD)

Wooden upper pullman berth port side

Drawers under lower berth.

Sail bin with workbench. Crew head and wash-basin.

Doors aft to both guest toilets

Removable stainless-steel bar rope stowage

GUEST CABINS (port and starboard)

Each with:

Double lower berth and Pullman upper berth.

Hanging lockers and drawers.

Roller blinds and mosquito nets on deck hatch.

220V adjustable ventilators

SALOON

“L” shaped table on portside with settee on centreline

Settee on starboard side and small coffee table

Curtains for all hatches and portholes

White ceiling with direct and indirect lights

Drinks locker, starboard side forward of settee.

Bottle stowage under portside seat

Flag stowage aft of mast.

Philips flatscreen TV.

Sony Video CD.

Loudspeakers

 

GALLEY

Alpes Inox gimballed 4 burner stove with oven, grill and pot holders (stove new 2017)

Microwave oven

Alpes extractor hood over stove

Stainless steel sinks, on centre line

Vertical fridge, 2 separate 230 V units

140 litre Freezer

Corian work top

NAVIGATION STATION

Chart table with shelves and drawers and chart towage under table top

Built-in instruments

Electric mains control panel on engine area bulkhead 

Sliding door between main cabin and corridor to aft cabin

Wet locker aft of engine area access door.

OWNER’S CABIN (AFT)

Modifid 2010 to provide two beds.

Single bed (sofa) to port with table, double bed to starboard.

Hanging locker. Lockers

220V Wall ventilator.

En-suite head / shower area with Tecma silence WC, separate shower compartment, sinks, mirror, storage locker.

Domestic items and notes:

New saloon cushions and covers, 2016-17.

Mattresses in forward guest cabins renewed 2014.

Mattress in owner cabin 2010.

Bedding, sheets, pillows.

Tableware, cooking equipment, crockery, cutlery, glasses included.

Crew covers for saloon seating.

Significant varnish work, saloon, galley, chart area and other areas, re-done 2016-17.

Creative home theatre system, 2010

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ENGINE & SYSTEMS

Engine

Perkins M 200 Ti disel engine, (upgraded from standard at build) 200 hp / 186 kW

Max-Prop 3-Blade feathering propeller diameter 800 mm

Engine start panel replaced 2016

Total fuel capacity 1.400 litres, in three s/s tanks with feeder input for each tank.

Water-makers

Technicomar SYS 6 200 l/h each - membrane installed below galley floorboards

Shenker 24V 100 l/h

Air-conditioning System

Condaria 12002 air conditioning in all cabins (works in reverse cycle for heating).

Plumbing System 

Total water capacity 1.580 litres in four s/s tanks with one single deck filler inlet.

Tank level indicators.

Pressure system for hot and cold water.

Tanks vent to galley sinks.

Hot water tank boiler 60 litres with heating element, thermostat and connection to engine heat exchanger.

Hot and cold deck shower aft and midships.

Electric pump for deck-wash/extinguisher.

Seawater pump.

Tecma, electric marine toilets (4), 2010.

2 Manual bilge pumps, 1 electric and 1 engine driven.

Bronze seacocks below water line.



ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

220/24V Inlets in all cabins and 12V with converters.

DC System

New service batteries, 2016 (capacity increased with 6 batteries – from 540 Ah to 1200 Ah, 24 V

Engine and generator starting batteries AGM type, replaced 2014-5

2 x batteries for electronics, replaced 2016, 240 Ah/5 h

LED lights, installed new 2014

Automatic lights in all lockers and wet locker

Parallel switch between service and starter batteries

Parallel switch between service and instrument batteries

Cantalupi lights

AC System

Shore power connection inlets, 220 V 50 A and 115 V 50A with transformer 6 kW

Generator

Westerbeke BED 16‑514 16 kW

Generator hours as at June 2019:

Chargers/Inverters

2 Inverters AGF IST6 and IST9 (1 new 2012, 3Kw)

70 A Battery charger (new 2012)

50 A battery charger (radio batteries)

175 A Alternator on engine for service and 55 A for engine starter

35 A Alternator on generator for charging generator starter battery



ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

Navigation Instruments 

Fuselli 6” compass on steering wheel pedestal

B&G Hydra Pack navigation instruments

7 x FFD

Analogical repeater 360° in aft cockpit

Analogical repeater 45° in aft cockpit 

NMEA Repeater interface at navigation

Rudder angle indicator in cockpit

Autohelm 7000 hydraulic automatic pilot with panel at navigation and in cockpit.

Back-up autopilot installed 2018, independent of primary system with hydraulic pumps installed in series with throw valve, control installed over mid-companionway.

Radar Simrad 4G digital radar dome, new 2015

Plotter Simrad NSS12 evo 12 on steering wheel pedestal , new 2016

Plotter Simrad NSE-8 Koden with screen on navigation

GPS Simrad Gs15

Plotter e antenna AIS Simrad AI50

Colour plotter Lorentz Excalibur (C-Map) at navigation

GPS Principal Koden at navigation

Electronic barograph 24h Meteoliner LCD

Communication Systems

VHF Simrad at navigation, WHF Raymarine in cockpit

Vehicle cellphone at navigation with antenna and exterior ring

Mini-M Sailor + fax

VHF E antenna Simrad RS82

EPIRB Simrad GPS Manual release

Weatherfax Furuno FAX 208° with Navtex

KVH Tracphone V3-IP broadband system, new 2014



SPARS AND RIGGING

I = 27.30 m

Nautor aluminium mast, painted white, with three spreaders.

Stainless steel rod standing rigging, from 2010 (now due for full service / replacement).

Carbon “park avenue” style boom, 2010.

Harken System C track for full batten mainsail

Reckmann manual furler for the fore-stay.

2 Spinnaker poles and jockey pole

Lazy jacks

Running rigging

Four function Navtec System V hydraulic control panel in aft cockpit, operating – backstay, inner forestay, babystay and boom vang.

Genoa Halyard with high pressure return.

SAILS

Ullman Mainsail, 2015

Ullman Jib, 2016

Ullman Staysail, 2018

Other sails:

Furling Genoa (2000)

Gennaker

Yankee

Storm jib

Details of the new sails inventory

  • Main

Built by Ullman Sails - Jannie Reuvers Sails, Capetown, June 2015

Full-batten main, Voyager Series

Carbon 12k 60% & Vectran 1k 40% with white taffeta skin on both sides

  • Jib

Built by Ullman Sails - Jannie Reuvers Sails, Capetown, July 2016

100% furling jib, Phantom Series

12k Carbon 60%/1k Vectran 40% yarns, with white taffeta skin both sides

  • Staysail

Built by Ullman Sails - Jannie Reuvers Sails, Capetown, March 2018

Dacron 13.93



ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

Canvas:

Sprayhoods over entrance hatch and over aft cockpit

Bimini

Mainsail cover, 2018

Cushions and backrests for the center cockpit

General:

Center cockpit table transformable in sunbathing platform

Large aft locker

LED foredeck spotlight, installed 2015.

Safety Equipment

16 person life-raft with hydrostatic release, SOLAS A pack, new 2014

McMurdo G8 AIS SmartFind Cat II EPIRB with GPS, new 2018

Fire extinguisher with remote control for engine and generator space



REFIT & IMPROVEMENTS HISTORY:

General

Ongoing / continual annual maintenance of sea cocks, engine, generator, systems and equipment, zincs, winches, bottom paint, etc.

2018-2019 season

Install back-up autopilot; mount independent of primary system with hydraulic pumps installed in series with throw valve; autopilot head installed over mid-cockpit companionway.

McMurdo G8 AIS SmartFind Cat II EPIRB with GPS

New canvas sail cover

2017-2018 season

Auto anchor wireless control with anchor-line measuring system installed

New anchor chain installed - 300’ of 7/16” high-test to improve strength and feed through rollers

1st reef on boom – fabricated anodized aluminum box with ball-bearing sheave and larger pin

New stove installed

2016-2017 season

New service batteries with 6 new batteries (doubling house capacity to 1200 amps at 24 volts), New 2 batteries that power electronics.

Upgraded cockpit chartplotter to Simrad NSS12 evo2 – pulled new Ethernet wire into pedestal, fabricated stainless mounting plate with vents

2015-2016 season

Install Simrad 4G digital radar dome

Install LED foredeck spotlight

2014-2015 season

Upgraded vessel in order to achieve UK Commercial vessel status, achieved October 2014, (vessel resumed UK Pleasure vessel status August 2018).

Under former ownership:

2010

Full service on the Navtec System and all the hydraulic cylinders.

New teak 14mm

New deck flush hatches

Interior; new headliners, new fabrics, new mattresses in owner’s cabin.

Owner’s cabin modification in order to have two berths outboard on either side of cabin.

Big engine refit

Big generator refit

Renewed 4 toilets x Tecma 24v.

Removed all old antifouling and replaced by new International Gelshield and new antifouling.

New carbon park avenue boom

New paint on mast

New standing rigging

2011

New refrigeration compressor.

New Reckmann furler for stay.

New water maker 24v Schenker 100 L/h

Checked propeller shaft and changed bushing

2012

Rudder bearing checked


Disclaimer
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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