ClubSwan 42 ELUSIVE for sale with Yeoman Yachts
ClubSwan 42 for sale:


The ClubSwan 42 is a stunning example of Nautor’s mission to create a fast one-design cruiser/racer with offshore capabilities.

With her clean lines and smart interior, ELUSIVE is offered in one-design and ORC configurations.

ELUSIVE has been “dry sailed” and has been captain maintained in top notch condition by both her current and previous owners.

She has accumulated an unsurpassed race record in inshore and offshore competitions in the US, the Caribbean and abroad.

ELUSIVE is one of the best race ready ClubSwan 42's anywhere on the market.

She is resting out of the water on her custom cradle awaiting her next chapter.

ELUSIVE is available for the 2024 ORC Worlds “Class A” competition in Newport, Rhode Island September 25th - October 5th.

  • Year:

  • Model:

    ClubSwan 42
  • Location:

    Oakland - California - USA
  • Price:

    $ 295,000 USD

ClubSwan 42 Specifications

  • Model:
    2007 ClubSwan 42
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    42 ft 6 in
  • Beam:
    12 ft 11 in
  • Draft:
    8 ft 10 in
  • Displacement:
    15982 lbs
  • Ballast:
    7046 lbs
  • Keel:
  • Engine:
    Volvo Penta D2-40 40 hp

    For enquries please contact:

    Keith Yeoman - Swan Brokerage

    Keith Yeoman

    Yeoman Yachts

    T: +1 401 846 1090

Partial Race HIstory

1st Place 2009 NYYC Invitational (20 CS 42’s from all over the world)

Two-time 42 Class Nationals winner and East Coast Champion

1st 2013 IRC class at Key West Race Week

1st 2013 inaugural Caribbean Swan Cup

Antigua Race Week 2013 Lord Nelson Trophy Winner- Overall Boat of the Week

1st 2019 Big Boat Series ORR-C

2nd 2021 Big Boat Series ORR-A


Infusion molded E-glass/vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcements in selected areas.

Sandwich with closed cell foam cored hull, with higher density foam in bottom and slamming areas.

Fiber reinforcements are multiaxial and unidirectional.

Steel fin “T” keel with lead with antimony bulb.

Keel has upper flange recessed into the hull.

The fin is epoxy coated and bolted to hull with high tensile steel bolts.

Original class spade rudder.

Additional non-class rudder which is better for ocean racing and heavy air sailing.

New Jefe rudder bearings

Emergency rudder with cassette and tiller in bag.

White Awlgrip painted hull.

Bottom paint is flat black Alexseal (yacht has been dry sailed since arrival in SF).

An aluminium steering quadrant, wire steering with chain and sprocket.

The rudder bearings are self-aligning.

Roller bearing sheaves.

Twin composite pedestal integrated with cockpit sole.

Twin carbon steering wheels 935mm.


Infusion molded E-glass vinylester laminate sandwich deck with glass skins and closed cell foam core.

High density core or compact laminate under winches and deck hardware as appropriate.

Teak overlay on the cockpit seats only.

Single cockpit with companionway forward

Harken aluminum jib sheet tracks with purchase adjuster system.

Harken aluminum main sheet track.

Harken halyard lead blocks.

Single-line jib in-hauler system.

Spinlock clutches.

Bowsprit and furler controls lead aft under deck.

Pad eye both sides for outboard sheeting.

Crossover sheave for halyards on both sides of companionway.

Halyards and reef lines are lead aft to the cockpit below deck.

Deck fittings

The pushpit, pulpit and stanchions are of stainless steel.

The life lines are 600 mm high, with lower life lines at minimum ISAF/ORC height.

There is one pair of mooring cleats at bow.

Built-in GRP foot chocks for helmsman/tactician and mainsheet trimmer and built-in GRP foot chocks at centerline in cockpit.

There is a boarding ladder aft and a flagpole holder on stern.

Mast collar with rubber.

The grab rails are on each side of coach-roof and companionway.

Headstay attachment on stem-head (below deck for Reckmann furler).

Two folding pad-eyes for harness attachment in cockpit.

Safety line attachments to pulpit and pushpit base.

ISAF/ORC regulation toe rails (30 mm high) molded in on the foredeck.

GRP moldings and vents.

Deck stowage on foredeck and in lazarette.

Lockers for storage in cockpit coamings on both sides.

Locker for storage in port side aft coaming.

Life raft stowage on deck at companionway (GRP cover).

Hatches and windows.

Anchor stowage hatch.

One foredeck hatch Lewmar size 60.

One saloon overhead hatch Lewmar size 44.

One ventilation hatch in head Lewmar size 03.

Mosquito screens and blinds for deck hatches and companionway.

4 x fixed coaming windows.

2 x openable size 1 coaming portholes - in aft, galley and navigation area.

4 x openable size 1 coaming portholes in cockpit for aft cabins.

1 x hatch to lazarette.

Main companionway sliding hatch garage flush with coach roof.

The main companionway consists of removable Plexiglass drop boards with designated stowage.

Removable anchor roller with code zero fitting.

General Arrangments


Sleeps 6, 2 in each of the 3 sleeping cabins, plus 4 more in the main saloon for a total of 10.

Varnished Burmese teak with satin white GRP/canvas lining.

Lockable plywood floorboards covered with bamboo veneer.

Overhead liner GRP molding, bonded in place.

Removable vinyl cover panels will provide access to deck hardware.

Foam mattresses over Scandi-Flex battens.

Curtains for side windows and handrails throughout.

Canvas lee cloths for lower saloon and aft cabin berths.

Transparent PVC cover for floorboards.

Foward Cabin

Located in the bow.

Double berth with stowage under.

Removable support structure for racing (currently all removed and in storage).

Reading lights above the berth.

Locker with shelves and doors.

Shelves on hull sides.


Located aft of the forward cabin and on the port side.

Main Saloon

Located aft of the forward cabin and head.

Folding leaf table on centerline.

Settee backrests fold up and convert into pullman berths.

Storage behind backrests.

Tanks below settees.


Located aft of the saloon and on the port side.

Two-burner alcohol stove with oven, protected by stainless steel guard.

Stainless steel double sinks with fresh-water faucet.

Formica counter tops and sink cover.

Drawer and lockers.

Top loading refrigerator, 105liters, gravity drained with valve.

Garbage bin

Navigation Station

Located aft of the main saloon, on the starboard side and opposite the galley.

Forward facing chart table with seat.

Chart stowage under table-top.

Chest of drawers.

Aft Cabins

There are 2 aft cabins, 1 to port and 1 to starboard (mirror image).

Double berth.

Stowage under berth.

Shelf on hull side.

Hanging locker in starboard side cabin, locker with shelves in port side cabin.


Volvo Penta D2-40 130 S marine diesel 29 kW 40 Hp

Engine Hours: TBD

Sail drive 2.19:1

Cockpit Mounted engine controls.

2 x blade, 17”, racing folding propeller.

Plumbing and Ventilation

Fresh water 320 liters on polyethylene tanks.

Pressurized hot and cold water.

Back-up foot pump for fresh water and Oras single lever mixing faucets.

Flush mounted composite closing seacock for all through hull fittings below waterline.

Jabsco marine toilet, using sea water for toilet flushing.

Y-valve in forward head, overboard discharge/holding tank.

Flexible black water holding tank 14.5 USg.

Manual toilet discharging to holding tank.

Tank emptied by hand pump or deck suction.

2 x manual and 1 x electric bilge pumps.

Engine space air inlet from deck.

Battery driven refrigeration unit.

Deck shower, hot and cold water.

Sea water faucet with foot pump in galley.

5 x Hella turbo fans located throughout the boat.

Fuel Capacity 39 US Gallons

Fresh Water Capacity 84 US Gallons


AC system:

Shore power 110 V AC system.

30 amp shore power cord and inlet.

110 V outlet at chart table.

Additional 110volt outlets in galley and head.

GFI duplex receptacle.


Bottom of mast, shrouds and stays are grounded to the keel.

DC system:

12 V DC insulated return system for lighting and general service.

Main switchboard 12 V DC outboard of chart table 12 V DC gauges and 110 V AC gauges and circuit breakers.

Service battery of AGM type 12 V 2 x 160 ah in saloon table base.

12 V outlets at chart table.

Starting battery 12 V 50 Ah.

115 A alternator with an electronic sensor.

Navigation lights red/green LED lights on pulpit and white stern LED light on pushpit.

Steam light/deck light on forward side of mast.

Recessed halogen dome lights overhead.

Flexible chart light at navigation station.

Red light above navigation station and in galley.



B&G Zeus chart plotter.

B&G Hercules 5000.

Wind, speed, depth, GPS.

B&G 20/20 mast displays.

Onboard Toughbook laptop with Expedition Routing software.

AIS Transponder w/antenna splitter with on deck WiFi enabled.

2 x iPods for on-deck Expedition data display.

B&G multi function deck displays.

2 x B&G Autopilots.

Fusion audio system.

Salon and deck speakers.

Communications Systems

Simrad VHF Radio telephone.

Simrad portable VHF.

EPRIB x 2.


Mast is one piece seamless carbon fiber spar from Hall Spars & Rigging (new mast 2009).

All new standing rigging.

Running rigging constantly maintained and upgraded as needed.The 15/16ths rig is set up for fractional upwind sails and masthead spinnakers.

Two sets of swept-back spreaders support the runner-less rig, and the Hall-Antal mainsail luff track accepts either a boltrope or sliders.

Black painted aluminum boom and aluminum spreaders swept 20 degrees.

Single line reefing arrangements for 2 reefs.

2 x OD bowsprits.

Navtec rod rigging with discontinuous shrouds, Series 500 deck turnbuckles.

Aramid backstay.

Complete OD and offshore rigging package upgraded regularly.

Harken headsail furler with rod headstay.

Holmatro hydraulic backstay adjuster w/2 control panels in cockpit.

Hall Spars portable mast jack.

Offshore running rigging box.

Spare running rigging box.


Featuress 2 full sets of sails: 2022 ORC Doyle Stratis race inventory and 2017-18 North Offshore inventory.


MN-1 Mainsail.

North Sails offshore race sails

Code 0.

A2-G Offshore.

A2-E Offshore.

3Di J4.

2014 HJ-D.

2017 Medium 3Di Jib.

2017 HJ-E 3Di.

Jib Top.

2016 Offshore Main 3Di.

North Sails OD and older sails

2012 LM-2 Jib.

A2-F 2014 class sail.

2015 A4 OD.

2009 A3.

2012 A1 IRC.

2012 S4 IRC.

Inshore main 3Di.

Cruising Main Taffeta Laminate.

Storm Jib.

Storm Trysail.

Dacron Delivery Main.

Additional Equipment

Teak cockpit table with fold down leaves and padded storage bag.

Spray hood over the companionway sail handling systems.

Race aluminum anchor

25’ anchor chain.

200’ anchor rode.

Inflatable fenders with covers.

Spares and miscelLaneous gear

Spare new Harken head foil.

Spare backstay cylinder.

Keel bolt torque wrench.

Cradle and straps.

11 x 5 gallon Jerry cans.

Race spares bag.

Delivery gear bag.

Gear boxes x 2.

Boat step.

Parts washer.

OD configuration gear

OD Bowsprit x 2.

Boat manuals

Offshore configuration gear.

Offshore fixed sprit.

Spinnaker pole x 2.

Reaching strut.

Emergency rudder with cassette and tiller in bag.

Race aluminum anchor with 25’ chain and 200’ rode

Radar with gimbal and carbon pole mount

Rigging and sail repairkKit

Crash Box

Spinlock PFD 1-12

Ditch Bag w/EPIRB


8 Person Life Raft with Cradle

Throwable Life Ring w/ Light

Spectra Ventura water-maker

Water bottles.

Offshore driving platforms.

Offshore cockpit step.

Safety Equipment

8 person life raft with cradle.

12 PFD’s.

Throwable life-ring with light.

Full flare kit.

Full medical equipment.


Full boat cover.

Dodger with frames.

Mast cover.

Lee cloths.

Offshore sheet bags.

Table covers.

Inshore main tube bag.

Sunbrella marine blue racing covers for saloon cushions and nav seat cushion.

Canvas covers for wheels.

Recent Upgrades


New deck paint.

New standing rigging.

Mast and boom painted (Flat Black Alexseal).

New Offshore rudder.

New Jefe rudder bearings.

New composite backstay.

Race bottom.

Yacht is dry sailed - regularly serviced from bottom paint, always burnished to at least 600 or Proline 1088 with race hardner added.


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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Keith Yeoman

Yeoman Yachts

T: +1 401 846 1090


Yeoman Yachts LLC

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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