Swan 54

Design

Even the best thing in the world can be improved, at least in details. Taking advantage from our experience as well as listening to suggestions coming from our owners, captains and experts, we constantly and rigorously test every new Swan model, from launch through early life in order to improve our boats – keeping them updated in terms of technology, safety, comfort and changes in regulations. This passionate attention to improvement is one of the key reasons why Swan yachts are the most appreciated boats in the world. This process was obviously applied to our successful and beloved Swan 54.

The outstanding Swan 54 just got even better.

The architect

German Frers

This is the second generation of blue water cruising yachts, designed for Nautor. She has been refined in all departments and stands out in the crowd because of her design and the inherent quality of her construction. This is a sailing yacht, large enough for a group of six to cruise in comfort but small enough to be able to be sailed and maintained by her owners. This is the boat anybody like me, with a wealth of offshore racing experience and a taste for blue water cruising with family and friends, or young people looking to have the adventure of their lives, would dream to own and enjoy in all places of the world without limitations of any sort. She is graceful, elegant and nice looking, the freeboards and overhangs are well proportioned and will have timeless appeal.

Form and function are in complete harmony. Her hull lines are sweet and undistorted and she has an easy motion at sea, no pounding when powering upwind against a moderate chop. The prismatic coefficient was planned for above average all around speed over 8 knots. The waterplane area as a result of the relatively long waterline coupled with a high center of buoyancy contribute in great part to the form stability thus, the relatively low ballast to displacement ratio to enhance a good soft motion. Both appendage configurations will be moderately loaded while going upwind and never stall and there is plenty of steering control in all conditions. The deck is minimalistic in design and well married to the hull in appearance. Surfaces are clean and uncluttered facilitating sail handling and the movement of crew while sailing or at anchor. Her rig completes the equation, She will be a joy to sail.

Deck

The deck layout has been developed to meet two fundamental objectives: ensure com- fortable sailing with limited crew and provide areas designed to best enjoy life onboard. The transom opens fully into a wide swim platform allowing direct access to the sea. The positioning of the mainsheet on the coachroof, rather than in the cockpit, allows the use of the wide bimini while sailing. The bimini, together with the sprayhood which is recessed and retractable, provides complete protection from the elements. The four standard electric winches in the cockpit, close to the helmsman, facilitate easy sailing with limited crew. The generous stowage volumes, including the sail locker in the bow and full lazarette in the stern area, enable all equipment, such as a RIB (inflatable), fenders and sails to be safely stowed yet remain easily accessible.

Model Year 2019

Deck

For Model Year 2019 we are pleased to present you the latest features and improvements which have been implemented for deck gear, that is:

  • Swimming ladder integrated into the transom with a dedicated opening, well designed and functional for swimming
  • Engine throttle: new model, more premium feel and in line with the cruising purpose of the boat
  • Re-designed anchor locked with more space for optional additional chain and a proper top inspection suitable to wash the chain
  • New solution for chain access below deck, with preventer for water flow
  • Added stainless steel hand hold on the upper part of the pedestals

Interior

Similar to the deck layout, the interior has been designed to ensure maximum comfort for long periods, both under sail and at anchor. This original configuration offers three double cabins, with the owner’s cabin forward and two guest cabins, one central and the other aft. There is also a fourth cabin dedicated to systems and storage, including the generator and washing machine, with the possibility to add a work table so as to convert it into a crew cabin. A configuration perfectly suited for extended bluewater cruising and lengthy stays aboard. The saloon has a ‘c’ shaped sofa, which is three metres long, with a central table and two stylish chairs. While opposite, there is the chart table with a generous navigational station, with plenty of space for electronics. There is also the option of a foldaway table, al- lowing additional seating.

The galley, one of the largest in this class of yacht, is three metres long, offers generous counter and storage space, along with the possibility of three refrigerators. Located in the most stable part of the boat and close to the companionway, one can cook comfortably even while underway. The use of natural oak throughout, combined with the quality finish and materials Swan is known for, creates a bright and refined interior.

For Model Year 2019 we are pleased to present you the latest features and improvements which have been implemented for interior functionality, that is:

  • Aft guest cabin: floor in one level, without any step
  • Port guest cabin amidship: increased width of the bed (not for opt centerboard keel solution)
  • Enhanced access to engine with one single larger panel on port cabin
  • Less intrusive door handles to enhance the space in the passages
  • New Fusion stereo with remote bluetooth connection

The interior designer

Heini Gustafsson

Similar to the deck layout, the interior has been designed to ensure maximum comfort for long periods, both under sail and at anchor. This original configuration offers three double cabins, with the owner’s cabin forward and two guest cabins, one central and the other aft. There is also a fourth cabin dedicated to systems and storage, including the generator and washing machine, with the possibility to add a work table so as to convert it into a crew cabin. A configuration perfectly suited for extended bluewater cruising and lengthy stays aboard. The saloon has a ‘c’ shaped sofa, which is three metres long, with a central table and two stylish chairs.

While opposite, there is the chart table with a generous navigational station, with plenty of space for electronics. There is also the option of a foldaway table, allowing additional seating. The galley, one of the largest in this class of yacht, is three metres long, offers generous counter and storage space, along with the possibility of three refrigerators. Located in the most stable part of the boat and close to the companionway, one can cook comfortably even while underway. The use of natural oak throughout, combined with the quality finish and materials Swan is known for, creates a bright and refined interior

Standard

Options A

Options B

Sailing

Bluewater sailing is a concept that encompasses a world of open spaces, far horizons and long distance cruising: in this sense, the Swan 54 is a pure bluewater cruiser. She is conceived to be the perfect boat for extensive living on board, to enjoy the best cruising locations all over the World. The moderate displacement hull and high performance lead keel give the Swan 54 a particularly stable and smooth motion in a seaway. She is fast and powerful in every condition, giving a full sense of safety at the same time. In addition, the high aspect ratio of the rudder provides impressive control, increasing the pleasure of helming. The contained freeboard and deep V hull, ensures smooth sailing in rough conditions and enhance stability at anchor or when manouvering in windy conditions. Sailing on the Swan 54 is a pure joy: cockpit ergonomics and deck gear organization are designed to offer always the most comfortable and well protected position, allowing the helmsman to control every trim in complete autonomy. If your favourite cruising area has shallow waters, the Swan 54 is also available with variable draught (1.40 to 3.70 metres), with an efficient daggerboard and twin rudders. Beautiful, fast, comfortable, laden with clever features and details to enjoy the sea and the environment, she is a yacht for life, to love and to be proud of.

Specifications

LOA16.48 m 54.07 ft
LWL14.40 m 47.24 ft
Beam max4.75 m 15.58 ft
Draught (light)2.44 m 8.01 ft
Displacement (light)22.000 kg 48.500 lbs
Displacement (loaded)26.000 kg 57.300 lbs
Ballast, standard keel8.200 kg 18.100 lbs
Optional dagger board keel weight10.150 kg 22.400 lbs
with twin rudders draught (light)1.40 m/3.70 m 4.59 ft/12.14 ft
Engine Yanmar with folding propeller81 kW 110 Hp
IG20.87 m 68.47 ft
J5.95 m 19.52 ft
P20.08 m 65.88 ft
E6.70 m 21.98 ft
SPL6.50 m 21.33
Fore triangle62.2 m2 670 sq.ft
Main sail81.1 m2 873 sq.ft
100% Jib61.8 m2 665 sq.ft
Spinnaker210 m2 2260 sq.ft
Code 0120 m2 1292 sq.ft
Fuel600 l 158 USg
Water730 l 193 USg
Hot water50 l 13.2 USg
Holding tanks120 l 31.7 USg
Service battery, gel cell24 V 525 Ah (5h)
Starting battery, AGM12 V 50 Ah AGM
Shore power230 V 50 A 50 Hz
Battery charger80 A
DIMENSIONS
LOA16.48 m 54.07 ft
LWL14.40 m 47.24 ft
Beam max4.75 m 15.58 ft
Draught (light)2.44 m 8.01 ft
Displacement (light)22.000 kg 48.500 lbs
Displacement (loaded)26.000 kg 57.300 lbs
Ballast, standard keel8.200 kg 18.100 lbs
Optional dagger board keel weight10.150 kg 22.400 lbs
with twin rudders draught (light)1.40 m/3.70 m 4.59 ft/12.14 ft
Engine Yanmar with folding propeller81 kW 110 Hp
RIG AND SAIL DIMENSIONS
IG20.87 m 68.47 ft
J5.95 m 19.52 ft
P20.08 m 65.88 ft
E6.70 m 21.98 ft
SPL6.50 m 21.33
SAIL AREAS
Fore triangle62.2 m2 670 sq.ft
Main sail81.1 m2 873 sq.ft
100% Jib61.8 m2 665 sq.ft
Spinnaker210 m2 2260 sq.ft
Code 0120 m2 1292 sq.ft
TANK CAPACITY
Fuel600 l 158 USg
Water730 l 193 USg
Hot water50 l 13.2 USg
Holding tanks120 l 31.7 USg
BATTERY
Service battery, gel cell24 V 525 Ah (5h)
Starting battery, AGM12 V 50 Ah AGM
Shore power230 V 50 A 50 Hz
Battery charger80 A

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