Swan 56 WINDFALL for sale with Yeoman Yachts
Swan 56 for sale:


Swan 56, WINDFALL, hull #018, was donated to the Mass Maritime Academy. She is now immediately available for lease with an option to purchase in the summer of 2024.

WINDFALL is uniquely set up for short-handed sailing or club racing. All running rigging is led to the aft cockpit with some electric winches. The mid-cockpit is free of any running rigging, allowing guests to fully enjoy the sailing experience without being interrupted.

WINDFALL has a carbon mast and “V” boom. The racing sail inventory is recent and most impressive, allowing WINDFALL to show off on the racecourse. Below deck there are 2 ample guest cabins with a forepeak cabin for crew when guests are aboard.

Nothing beats a Swan for quality of construction and sailing performance. Call for an appointment to view her.

  • Year:

  • Model:

    Swan 56
  • Location:

    Marion - Massachusetts - USA
  • Price:

    Call for leasing info

Swan 56 Specifications

  • Model:
    1999 Swan 56
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    56 ft 0 in
  • Beam:
    15 ft 6 in
  • Draft:
    9 ft 0 in
  • Displacement:
    47400 lbs
  • Ballast:
    13700 lbs
  • Keel:
    Fin with "L" bulb
  • Engine:
    Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE 100 HP

    For enquries please contact:

    Keith Yeoman - Swan Brokerage

    Keith Yeoman

    Yeoman Yachts

    T: +1 401 846 1090


The hull is of white gel coat over single skin construction using glass/aramid hybrid fiber reinforced polyester laminate. A high proportion of the fibers are unidirectional, giving a stiff laminate with excellent strength and fatigue properties.

Single blue sheer stripe and double blue waterline stripes

The structural bulkheads are of marine ply laminated to the hull and deck with foam strips between. Stiffening flanges are unidirectional layups over foam cores.

Engine beds are of GRP.

Underwater hull sections are treated with epoxy primer.

The keel is a lead casting with antimony. It is shaped with an “L” bulb.

The rudder is foam filled GRP with a tubular tapered stock of E-glass composite. The rudder shaft is supported by two self-aligning roller bearings. The steering quadrant is bolted to the rudder stock. There is a destroyer type carbon wheel. 1.8 turns, hard over to hard over. Part of the transom folds out hydraulically to form a platform with ladder to the deck and providing access to the water-tight transom storage area.

Tunnel bow thruster operated at the helm station


The deck is white gel coat over sandwich construction, using glass fiber reinforced polyester laminate, with low density closed cell foam core and glued to the hull. High density foam core is under deck fittings.

Glued and vacuum bagged teak overlay on the decks.

Stainless steel stem-head fitting with one anchor roller and headsail tack bail.

Stainless steel main shroud chainplates bolted to reinforced main bulkhead. Backstay chain plate attached to the hull structure.

Lewmar anchor windlass with chain gypsy, controlled with a hand-held remote stored in the anchor locker.

Roller bearing lead blocks for halyards and slab reefing at mast partners.

Aluminum Genoa sheet tracks each with two cars with tow lines.

Spinnaker aft guy blocks each side amidships.

Spinnaker fore guy block on for deck.

Spinnaker sheet blocks each side.

Runner blocks each side.

Storage position for runners near main shrouds.

Aluminum main sheet track with ball bearing car.

3 folding padeyes each side for headsail outboard sheeting.

Teak toe rail with drain holes bolted through hull to deck joint.

Fairleads and mooring cleats at bow, stern, and midships.

Stainless steel bow and stern rails.

Stainless steel stanchions with 1 x 19 double life lines.

Lifeline gates port and starboard.

Lifeline gate in stern rail.

Storage for life raft forward of the companionway.

Anchor locker in bow with access from a deck hatch.

6 x opening deck hatches throughout the deck.

4 x fixed aluminum framed windows in the coach roof coaming.

9 x opening ports in the coach roof and cockpit combings.

There are two companion ways, one to the main saloon from the mid cockpit and the other from the aft cockpit to the art cabin.

Stainless steel handrails at forward companionway

There is a gas locker under the helmsman seat.

Radar antenna post aft

Various running rigging clutches strategically located on deck

4 x cup holders at wheel pedestal


All Harken and self-tailing

1 x #54 2 speed, electric, main halyard, on coachroof

2 x #54 2 speed, halyard, on coachroof

2 x #48 2 speed, utility, on coachroof

2 x #77 3 speed, primary, aft cockpit coaming

2 x #54 2 speed, electric, mainsheet, aft cockpit coaming

2 x #54 2 speed, genoa car tow line, aft cockpit coaming

2 x #48 2 speed, main traveler, car on bridge deck

General arrangement


Sleeps 6 in 3 sleeping cabins plus 2 more in the main saloon for a total of 8. Hand rubbed, varnished, Burmese teak veneer over marine ply or closed cell foam core furniture. Teak staving inside the hull in the sleeping cabins. Teak and holly cabin sole. Vinyl covered panels for the headliner.

forepeak cabin

Located in the bow. Lifting pipe bunks, port and starboard. Storage bins under each bunk.

forward head

Located immediately aft of the forepeak cabin. Full width with separate stall shower to starboard and head area to port. The shower has a full height white gel coated fiberglass unit. Hot and cold pressure water overhead shower. Locker outboard to starboard with seat below. Under the seat is a small amount of storage. Handrail.

The head is opposite the stall shower. Gel coated fiberglass unit to half height. Teak furniture above. White Corian sink with pressure hot and cold water. Mirrors and locker outboard. Teak grating in the sole. There is a VacuFlush head.

Forward Guest Cabin

Located immediately aft of the forward head. Double pullman type bunk on the starboard side. 2 large drawers under bunk. Lockers above, out board and aft. Double seat to port with locker above and forward.

Main Saloon

Located immediately after of the forward guest cabin. Straight settee to port and “L” settee to starboard surrounding the dining table. Two single and removeable chairs inboard of the table that can be pinned to the floor when underway. Lockers and shelving outboard to port and to starboard. TV to port behind the city.


Located aft of the main saloon on the port side. “U” shaped. 4 burner, Force 10, propane stove with oven outboard. Exhaust hood over. Drawers forward of the stove. Side loading Iceberg fridge and top loading Iceberg freezer outboard with an additional Isotherm side loading fridge forward. Refrigeration belted off the main engine. Two stainless steel sinks inboard. Corian countertops throughout. Trash container forward and inboard. Lockers over the sinks for dishes. Foot pedals at the sink for freshwater and seawater. GE microwave oven outboard. Fan.

navigation station

Located aft of the main saloon and on the starboard side. Forward facing. Lifting desk lid with space under for folded charts. Drawers and locker forward and below. Locker forward and above. Wet locker behind navigation station seat. Surrounded by navigation and communication electronics. Opposite the navigation station on the other side of the walkway is the electrical panel.

aft cabin

Located aft and behind the navigation station. Accessed via a walkway past the navigation station. Double pullman type bunk on the starboard side and a small settee on the port side. Drawers under the pullman bunk. Second companionway steps on centerline to the aft cockpit. Outboard facing desk to starboard and forward of the pullman bunk. Ample storage throughout the cabin in overhead lockers port and starboard, hanging lockers forward to port and other lockers aft.

aft head

Located on the port side forward of the aft cabin. VacuFlush head. Gel coated fiberglass unit to half height. Teak furniture above. White Corian sink with pressure hot and cold water. Teak grating in the floor.


Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE, 100HP at 3800rpm

Stainless steel propeller shaft with dripless shaft seal

3 blade feathering Max Prop 

Drip tray integral with engine bed

Engine space insulated

Wet exhaust system with fiberglass silencer, discharging at the transom

Thermostat controlled freshwater cooling on engine with heat exchanger

Heat exchanger also generates consumable hot water when engine is running

Fuel capacity is approximately 105 US gallons in 2 stainless steel tanks

Double Separ fuel filter/ware separator with alarm and shut off valve

Morse single lever control in cockpit

Engine panel with stop/start switches, light switches, meters and alarms in cockpit

2405 hours

Engine control panel in cockpit

Plumbing and ventilation

Spectra watermaker

Hot and cold pressure water at heads, in galley and deck shower

Approximately 224 US gallons of fresh water in 3 stainless steel tanks

Fresh water valve chest under saloon cabin sole

Fresh water tanks vent to galley sink

Hot water via either engine heat exchange or via an AC powered 10.5 US gallon water heater

Sea water foot pump at galley

Sinks and showers drain to gray water sump tanks each containing approximately 16 US gallons

Sump tanks are drained with an electric pump and there is a manual back up pump

2 x manual Whale Titan bilge pumps, 1 in cockpit and 1 in saloon

Vacuflush heads, using fresh water to flush, going to a black water tank

Black water tank may be discharged via electric pump or deck suction line

MarineAir reverse cycle air conditioning

Dorade vent in anchor locker lid.

Dorade box on foredeck with 2 x cowls.

2 x cowl vents, 1 each side of the forward companionway.

Exhaust fan for engine space

Exhaust fan over stove

Battery boxes vented to outside


230volt, 50amp AC shore power cord and deck fitting

110volt outlets throughout the vessel

24volt DC system

Chainplates grounded to keel

House batteries, 24volt

Engine start battery, 12volt

Generator start battery, 12volt

Electrical control panel for deck lighting etc. in cockpit

Overhead lights and reading lights throughout the Vessel

Red lights

75amp alternator on main engine for house batteries

80amp alternator on engine for engine start battery

50amp alternator on generator for generator start battery  

Mastervolt 24/100 battery charger

Magma Sine Magnum Energy inverter with remote control at nav station

Westerbeke 6KW generator (3045 hours as of March 2022)

AC/DC panel with breaker switched near navigation station


At navigation station:

Acer screen

B&G Hydra 2000 MFD

Standard Horizon Matrix GX 2000 VHF

Furuno NavNet remote

2 x Iridium satphone

At aft cabin:

B&G H2000 MFD starboard side fwd bulkhead

At helm:

B&G Hydra 2000 MFD

B&G autopilot remote

Raytheon NavNet

Suunto compass on top of steering pedestal

Standard Horizon LH5 VHF

Standard Horizon RAM 3 mic

At aft companionway:

3 x B&G H3000 MFDs

At mast:

4 x B&G MFDs under the gooseneck


Carbon Offshore Spars mast (new 2009)

Carbon Offshore Spars Park Ave type boom (new 2009)

Stainless steel rod standing rigging (new 2009)

Spinnaker bow sprit on stem head fitting for asymmetric spinnakers

Inner forestay fitting on foredeck for staysail attachment 

Hydraulic boom vang, backstay adjuster and mainsail outhaul

Hydraulic headsail roller furling operated at the helm station


Mainsail 3Di Endurance 2019

#3 Jib 3Di Endurance 2019

Medium/Heavy Genoa 140% 3Di Endurance 2017

Genoa Staysail 3Di Endurance 2017

Cruising Mainsail Soft Norlam Tri-Radial 2015

A4 Asymmetric Spinnaker Superkote 150 2015

A3 Asymmetric Spinnaker Polyeseter 2014

Jib Top Reacher 3Di Endurance 2014

#3 Jib 3Di Endurance 2014

A2 Asymmetric Spinnaker AIRX 700 2014

Genoa Staysail 3DL Aramid/Carbon 2013

Mainsail 3Di Endurance 2013

Light/Medium Genoa 155% 3Di Endurance 2012

A3/5 Asymmetric Spinnaker Polyester 2012

A2 Asymmetric Spinnaker AIRX 650 2011

Mainsail 3DL Race 2010

Mainsail 3DL Marathon 2010

Storm Trysail Dacron 2010

Spinnaker Staysail mylar 2009

S2 Symmetric Spinnaker AIRX 700 2009

Mainsail 3DL Race 2007

Cruising Genoa 3DL Marathon 135% 2005

Storm Jib Dacron 2005

additional equipment

Cockpit speakers

Radar antenna post aft to starboard

Life raft in a hard cannister (expired 2021)

50lb CQR anchor and chain

Emerson TV port saloon

Dynex DX-DVD2 CD/jpeg/DVD progressive scan player

Direct TV HD receiver H10, 1 in the saloon and 1 in the aft cabin

Speaker selector switch for cockpit and interior speakers

Clarion M303 stereo with Bluetooth, XM Radio and Pandora

Halon fire system in engine space

Individual fire extinguishers


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

E: keith@yeomanyachts.com

Yeoman Yachts LLC

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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