€170,000 tax paid

Beautiful refitted S&S Swan 47 Mk1

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelNautor Swan 47 Mk1
DesignerSparkman & Stephens
Boat NameGrampus II
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingSalerno, Italy


LOA14.56m (47'0")
LWL11.12m (36'0")
Beam4.2m (13'0")
Draft2.35m (7'0")
Hull ConstructionGRP
EngineYanmar 4JH2E 62hp
Keel TypeFin Keel

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Michele Antonini
Broker - Grabau International Italia

+39 333 74 89 281

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    Extensively refitted and upgraded sparkling S&S Swan 47 from 1977. One of the very last Mk1 versions built and certainly one of the nicest available today.


    An evergreen classic, designed by S&S and built as only Nautor can, GRAMPUS II offers sparkling sailing together with build quality that is never to be repeated. Perfect for serious cruising, these yachts also shine in the Regatta circuit and are rare to the brokerage market.

    GRAMPUS II was launched in 1978, and is hull number 16 of the series which began in 1974 and ended in 1979 with 70 hulls launched including a series especially for the New York Yacht Club. She is fitted with the extremely versatile Mk1 interior layout.

    Extensively updated and refitted in recent years since her owner’s purchase in 1995, GRAMPUS II is one of the nicest Swan 47’s out there. Her highlighted are many and include:-
    • Replacement teak decks and remodelled foredeck
    • Comprehensively overhauled and rebuilt Yanmar 62hp engine
    • 3.5kw generator
    • Watermaker
    • Raymarine instruments from 2011
    • Extensive sail wardrobe
    • Electric genoa furling
    • Removable inner forestay for staysail
    • Gennaker and spinnaker options
    • Replaced standing rigging



    RCD Status:
    • RCD Status: Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) as she was built and placed into use within the EU prior to 1998.

    Hull Construction:
    • GRP laminate hull construction
    • The hull is built of single skin construction. A high proportion of the fibres are unidirectional, giving a stiff laminate with excellent strength and fatigue properties.
    • Hull epoxy treated
    • White gelcoat hull finish

    Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    • GRP deck and superstructure construction
    • Teak decking to side decks, cockpit and coachroof top – 12mm – replaced 2010

    Keel & Rudder:
    • The fin keel with keel ballast is cast lead alloyed with antimony.
    • Cast-in keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel.
    • Rudder - Foam-filled fibre glass constructed with a high tensile tubular stainless steel stock


    Engine & gearbox:
    • Yanmar 4JH2E 4-cylinder naturally aspirated diesel engine producing 62hp @ 3,600rpm
    • Engine hours – approx. 3,500 as in 2021
    • Engine comprehensively rebuilt and overhauled with new ancillaries – winter 2017
    • Engine control via single lever control
    • Freshwater cooling with heat exchanger and raw water intake and strainer.
    • Mechanical reverse gearbox

    Propulsion & Steering:
    • Shaft drive with stainless steel shaft driving supported by p-bracket
    • Stainless steel shaft machined to 35mm - 2017
    • New Vetus flexible shaft coupling, new Radice shaft seal, new cutlass bearing - 2017
    • 3-bladed Maxprop (21”)
    • Nautor helm pedestal with cable steering controlled by hide covered stainless steel wheel


    Voltage systems:
    • 12v DC service battery circuit.
    • DC & AC panel at navigation area with battery monitor system.
    • 220vAC supplied by shore-power or generator

    Battery Banks:
    • 2x 12v 125Ah batteries joined in parallel to service engine and anchor windlass – 2021
    • 6x 12v 110Ah service batteries joined in parallel to supply 660Ah – 2021

    • Battery charger with charger controller

    • Mase 3.5kw generator – 2011
    • Generator hours – approx. 190 as of 2021

    • Engine-mounted alternator with split-charger – 2021

    Other Electrical:
    • 220v AC shore-power supply


    Fresh Water:
    • Pressurised hot & cold water system using 12v DC pressure pump assisted by pressure accumulator
    • Water heated engine driven calorifier with 220v AC immersion element in well-insulated tank.
    • Hot & cold pressurised water supplies to galley and heads.
    • Manual freshwater supplied to each faucet

    • Tecnicomar 80lph reverse osmosis watermaker - 2008

    Bilge Pumps:
    • 12vDC electric bilge pump
    • Manual bilge pump
    • 2x 12vDC electric shower drain pumps

    • Original seacocks replaced with Forespar Marelon fittings - 2010


    • 360 litres fuel capacity in three stainless steel tanks
    • Electric fuel pump connecting outboard tanks to central tank

    Fresh Water:
    • 280 litres fresh water capacity in stainless steel tanks


    • Raymarine wind, speed and depth displays in cockpit – 2011
    • Raymarine SPX30 autopilot with rotary mechanical drive and fluxgate compass – 2011
    • Raymarinee ST6002 autopilot control in cockpit
    • Raytheon closed-array radar scanner mounted on transom-pole with display at chart table
    • Garmin colour LCD chart plotter with echosounder at helm – 2007
    • Danforth Constellation steering compass

    Communications Equipment:
    • Icom IC-M550 VHF in cockpit - 2011


    • Alpes Inox 4-burner stainless steel gimballed gas stove with oven
    • Frigomar 12vDC refrigeration system with 2x top opening fridge boxes, salt-water heat-exchangers and eutectic tanks
    • 12vDC fridge and freezer - 2010
    • 2x Stainless steel sinks with hot & cold water supply.
    • Manual fresh and salt water supplies

    • Electric heads in aft heads with macerator pump
    • Jabsco manual marine heads in forward heads
    • Hot & cold pressurised showers

    Heating & Ventilation:
    • 12V Fans throughout

    • Halogen interior lighting with extra reading lights over berths.


    Summary of Accommodation:
    • 9 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon
    • Burma teak interior joinery made up of faced marine plywood with solid teak where appropriate
    • Teak battening to exposed hull sides.
    • Teak soleboards
    • White vinyl headlinings with teak trim

    Description of Accommodation from Forward:

    Forward Cabin
    • The forward cabin is spacious and has two folding pipes berths. These are very comfortable and have a huge storage space under each one of them. The layout of this forward stateroom is standard. Moving aft, there are lockers with ample storage space on starboard.

    Forward Heads
    • Heads to port opposite starboard storage lockers. Manual marine heads. Wash basin and a shower pan with teak grating. Sink equipped with hot and warm water with manual and pressure water as well as a hand-held shower spray nozzle. Mirrors and lockers with shelves outboard.

    • Additional lockers are located to port and starboard in the main cabin. The starboard locker is doubled by a cabinet above, which is used for storage of bar and stemware secured in custom shelving to fit. A U-shaped settee with drop leaf dining table and the opposite settee provides a comfortable dining for eight. Custom day covers and floor mats have preserved upholstery and flooring in new condition. There are also two sea berths in the saloon. These are spacious and very useful in a seaway.

    • Stove with oven in the galley with stainless bars and slides to contain the pans. The space surrounding the stove is sheathed in stainless steel and insulated as well. Stainless steel sinks with pressure hot and cold water are opposite the stove. Storage is below the sinks, and drying racks above. Racks were recently powder coated. Foot pumps for seawater and fresh water are located below the sinks. Left and right of the stove there are two top opened fridge lockers. There are large lockers with four sliding doors and six drawers for food crockery and cutlery.

    Chart Table
    • Located at the aft end of the saloon to starboard. Forward facing chart table with seat and full sized chart table. Lockers and drawers for stowage of charts and equipment. Space for navigation instruments. AC & DC panel.

    Aft Heads
    • Electric marine heads. Wash basin and a shower pan with teak grating. Sink equipped with hot and warm water with manual and pressure water as well as a hand-held shower spray nozzle. Mirrors and lockers with shelves outboard.

    Aft Cabin
    • The aft cabin/master aft stateroom has a double berth to starboard and a single berth to port. The aft cabin is one of the most spacious for the size of the boat, occupying all the area from the bulkhead abaft the main entrance until the seats of the cockpit; there is full head height for more than two thirds of the length of the berths. An L-shaped settee between the berths is very cozy, a very deep and broad locker at port with long drawers underneath gives a very large dress storage space. Abaft the main bulkhead there is a console on top the engine cover and a mirror on the bulkhead.


    • Keel stepped aluminium anodised mast – serviced
    • Mast foot trimmed and reinforced
    • Masthead rig with 2-sets of inline spreaders
    • Turnbuckles hide covered
    • Running backstays dynema sk 78 – 2021
    • Bamar electric genoa furler – 2010
    • Forestay replaced 2010
    • 1x19 10mm stainless steel wire backstay with Holmatro hydraulic tensioner – 2010
    • Checkstays in 1x19mm wire – 2002
    • Aluminium rigging screw protectors
    • Towable genoa cars
    • Removable inner forestay for staysail
    • Rod vang with block & tackle adjustment
    • Spinnaker track on mast
    • Spinnaker pole – deck stowed
    • Whisker pole – deck stowed
    • Lazyjacks
    • 2x genoa halyard, 2x spinnaker halyards, staysail halyard, pole uphaul, mainsail halyard, spare mainsail halyard and topping lift
    • Spare halyards and sheets
    • I = 18.9m, J = 6.04m, P = 16.98m, E = 4.88m

    • Lewmar chromed brass winches including:
    • 2x 55 in cockpit
    • 1x 40 in cockpit
    • 2x 65 on bridge deck
    • 2x 48 on bridge deck
    • 2x 43 on coachroof
    • 3x 40 on coachroof
    • 1x 43 at mast

    • Mainsail
    • Genoa
    • Olympic jib
    • Staysail
    • Gennaker
    • Symmetrical spinnaker

    • Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardrail stanchions with side exits.
    • Radar antenna pole at stern
    • Passarelle
    • Two swimming ladders – for port and starboard sides
    • Deck shower in cockpit
    • Goiot hatches including foredeck hatch to replace original sliding hatch – 2010
    • Stainless steel dorade vents

    Anchoring & Mooring:
    • Lofrans 12v 1500w electric anchor windlass – overhauled and rechromed 2009
    • 45lbs CQR anchor with 100m of 10mm chain
    • 60lb Admiralty secondary anchor
    • Mooring warps and fenders
    • Saltwater anchor wash with stainless steel opening on deck and 18m hose

    Covers, Cushions & Canvas:
    • Mainsail cover
    • Pram-sprayhood
    • Hatch covers


    General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

    Life saving:
    • 10-man liferaft – to be serviced
    • Life jackets
    • MOB rescue horseshoe

    Viewing arrangements

    Lying – Salerno

    Available to view strictly by appointment

    Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
    Saturday by prior appointment

    For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

    Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

    Lead Broker: Michele Antonini – Grabau International (Italia)
    Tel: +39 333 74 89 281
    Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com

    Grabau International offers the details of all vessels in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information or warranty the condition of any vessel and the details do not constitute a part of any contract. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. All vessels are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Grabau International provides professional yacht conveyancing and legal transfer of title for all yachts as per the ABYA Code of Practice with all deposit payments and final balance payments processed through secure dedicated client accounts solely for that purpose. Our dedicated client accounts are written in trust at Natwest Bank and we are fully insured.

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