Nautor's Swan 601-003

The Overview

The Swan 601 is a high performance racer cruiser that is as competitive today as when the first boats were launched in 2004. Full carbon construction utilising SPRINT technology has kept the displacement to a very modest 18,000 Kg despite the full cruising interior in classic Nautor’s Swan styling.

Lorina has recently returned to Europe and was the third Swan 601 to be delivered. Currently lying in Marseille and available to visit by appointment.


The hull is of built in a female mould using unidirectional carbon fibre Sprint layers vacuum bagged and oven cured.
Foam cored topsides and single skin underwater.
Structural bulkheads are of Nomex honeycomb cored carbon fibre epoxy pre-preg construction.
Stiffeners are carbon lay-ups with unidirectional flanges and double bias webs.
Engine beds are of CFRP with steel inserts.
Flotation reference marks at bow and stern.
Bottom treated with epoxy primer for improved blistering resistance, and antifouled.
Sea cocks of plastic for all through-hull connections below waterline, closing flush with outside and located in accessible positions.

Faired using long boards and epoxy primer, white painted
Boot and cove stripes dark blue

Faired using long boards and coated with white antifouling paint

Ballast Keel
Racing keel with narrow steel fin and lead bulb.
Keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel.
Fin CNC machined from high-tensile stainless steel.
Bulb and Fin faired using computer cut templates.

Steering System
Dual steering gear, sheaves provided with guards to prevent jamming.
Lightweight steering quadrant bolted to rudder stock.
Two 1.2 m destroyer type carbon fibre wheels, 1.7 turns H.O to H.O.
Pedestals with roller bearings and friction brake.
Emergency tiller stowed in lazarette.
Foam filled rudder blade with carbon fibre skins and stock, supported by two self-aligning bearings.

For more information please download the brochure. 



The Spec

Manufacturer &
Nautor's Swan 601-003
Year: 2004
Length: 18.35m
Beam: 4.73m
Draft: 3.6m
Price: €900,000 Ex Vat
Hull Material: Composite
Location: Marseille, France


The details of this vessel are in good faith but we 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.