New Listing – 1978 Nautor Swan 57


Iconic S&S Swan 57, a true ocean greyhound with capabilities far beyond most modern yachts. Well-kept and upgraded, Benefitting from a recent refit from 2022/24 and fresh from the Ocean Globe Race.


Arguably one of the most iconic and instantly recognisable yachts of all time, the evergreen classic Swan 57, designed by S&S as one of their final Swan designs and built as only Nautor in Finland can, WHITE SHADOW offers sparkling sailing together with build quality that is never to be repeated. Originally launched in 1978, she is hull number 04 of the series which began in 1977 and ended in 1984 with 49 hulls launched. She is fitted with a sloop rig and fixed fin keel.

Offered for sale after successfully completing the Ocean Globe Race 2023, ranking third in Sayula Class (55 to 65 feet), WHITE SHADOW was purchased in Italy in 2021 and undertook a massive refit to suit her for a safe round a world race: She can accommodate up to 12 people to sleep.

WHITE SHADOW boasts many specification highlights including:-
• Three cabin, two heads layout with additional crew cabin forward
• 2.8m draft keel
• Perkins 93hp engine overhauled May 2023
• Collision bulkheads
• Standing rigging replaced in 2023
• Hooked genoa
• Lewmar powered winches
• 11x Sail Wardrobe with 6x sails from 2023
• 2x Spinnakers with associated equipment
• 1x Gennaker
• Recently replaced and upgraded service batteries providing 24vDC services
• Battery charger – 2024
• 3.5/3.9 kW Generator – 2011
• Solar panels
• 2x water makers
• Diesel heater
• Twin alternators (24vDC domestic system)
• Raymarine electronics with radar and plotters
• Raymarine autopilot
• Vesper AIS/GPS creating wireless network for data transmission
• Fridge and freezers with upgraded Frigoboat compressors

French registered and now offered for sale with EU VAT paid, WHITE SHADOW is presently lying in Barcelona

*** Note – new photographs to follow ***


• New saloon cushions upholstery
• New Steering wires and chain
• New engine battery
• New Battery charger
• New 6x sails
• New propeller bearings
• New antifouling
• New standing rigging (cable standing rigging)
• New running rigging (dyneema)
• New Hatches and portholes Perspex and fully revised
• New 12vDC Watermaker 5 lph
• New membranes for the 50lph 220V watermaker
• New water heater
• Raymarine Wind Speed Display – 2023
• New portable VHF
• New engine hoses and sleeves of the fresh and saltwater system
• Engine oil cooler Cleaning by ultrasonic
• New engine gaskets
• Fresh water cooler cleaning by ultrasonic and New gaskets
• New Sea water pump impeller
• Mixer elbow service
• New elbow hose exhaust to the silent was replaced
• Cylinder valves service
• New Rocker cover gasket
• Alternators overhauled
• New engine starter motor
• New 4x engine silent blocks (idlers)
• New engine lever control
• New gear bearings
• New shaft pipe service
• 40Amp Alternator service
• New 80Amp Alternator

• Hull treatment removing old antifouling layers
• Sandblasting of the led ballast
• New Collision bulkheads: the chain locker bulkhead has been converted into collision bulkhead, doubling the existing wall into a full watertight separation
• New brass pass through hulls
• New 2x sensors Tridata sensor Plastic through hull
• New rudder service
• New service batteries
• New AIS
• New VHF
• New liferaft
• Keel inspection
• Electric system revision
• Perkins Engine refurbishment
• Servicing of hydraulics for vang and backstay with replacement of hydraulic pipes
• Raymarine Speed/Depth/ Trip/log, Sea temperature and SOG i50 Displays – 2019
• New Generator

French registered and now offered for sale with EU VAT paid, WHITE SHADOW is presently lying in Barcelona

1978 Nautor Swan 57 ‘WHITE SHADOW’ for sale – Asking Euro 270,000 EU VAT paid – full details here

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