Swan 56 008 ‘Elle’ 008

Nautor's Swan 56

The Overview


Elle is very easily sailed by a small crew. Her in-mast furling mainsail makes short-handed sailing a breeze and her three-cabin interior comfortably accommodates six guests plus crew.


The full beam aft cabin features a centerline double berth while the two forward cabins offer upper and lower bunks. Elle is now offered for sale and ready for extended cruising.




Single skin hull with aramid/hybrid fibre reinforced laminate, foam core stringers, Lead fin keel, with bulb. (Standard draft), High aspect ratio rudder with e glass tapered stock. Awl gripped blue in 2000 with 2 thin blue stripes through the coamings, and white cove and boot stripes. Black bottom paint. 12mm thick glued downteak decks, aluminium toe rail. Stainless roller fairleads. Towing lines for genoa cars run under the deck to the cockpit. New paint work in July 2018.



Deck Equipment

Hydraulic opening bathing platform Sliding recessed foredeck hatch Extra ports to aft cabin

8 deck prisms

White painted radar pole aft White painted tracvision pole aft Bimini

Dodger, aft

Dodger amidships Cockpit cushions Mid deckcushions Cockpit shower

Deck wash (fresh water)


Lewmar 77 SEST electric primaries Lewmar 54 CEST electric secondaries Lewmar 54 CEST electric mainsheet Lewmar Ocean 2 windlass

Remote switch for windlass at helm






Layout as per plan. Beautifully finished in hand rubbed teak, and teak veneers, corian counter tops, leather upholstery, attractive berth fabrics, and covers.High-end stereo and TV systems, with second TV in owners

cabin aft. Fully air conditioned, and with separate diesel heater. Built in washer dryer. Halogen Cantalupi lighting with dimmers, and special bulkhead lighting in mainsaloon and owner’s cabin. Full width owners cabin aft, twin guest cabins forward, and Captain’s cabin in the forepeak.

  • Mirrors on head doors
  • Flush door handles in passageway
  • Custom CD and tape stowage
  • Custom one-piece table
  • Custom cabinetry at chart table
  • Vacuflush heads
  • Fresh water purifier


Running along the Port side aft of main saloon, towards aft cabin.

Double sinks on centreline, Freezer with wire lift out baskets, eye level fridge. Gas solenoid

3 burner stoves, broiler, oven Microwave

Chopping board





Walk in engine room, fully insulated, containing Yanmar 96 Hp engine, 12 kW Westerbeke generator, battery chargers and Hydraulic furling power pack.

  • Sea fresh 2200 litre per day water maker
  • Air conditioning 39 000 BTU
  • Eberspächer D7W diesel heater
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Engine refrigeration
  • 110v refrigeration
  • 2 Holding tanks
  • double freshwater pumps
  • silent exhaust on generator
  • House battery charger 100 amp
  • Radio bank charger 50 amp
  • 24v Dc/ 12v Dc converter



This Swan 56 is diversely set up to accept 220v or 110-volt shore power, and change 220v via a 6Kva isolating transformer to 110volts for use in the vessel. 110vcan also be created via a 12 Kw Westerbeke generator, or by a 2600 W inverter. 430 Amp hour 24volt batteries, with individual banks for engine starting, generator starting and for the radio/electronics. Separate air conditioning shore power inlet.

Trace 2600-watt inverter Auto/manual Foghorn

Red dome light in aft cabin Boom light with dimmer Chart table light

115 v Microwave Washing machine

Hella turbo fans in all cabins Burglar alarm

Battery capacity meter



  • B&G Hydra 2000 system
  • FFD at chart table
  • FFD on crash bar
  • FFD in owners’ cabin
  • FFD at forward end of cockpit
  • 360-degree wind display
  • 45-degree wind display
  • Super Halcyon 3 compass
  • Temp sensor
  • Barometric sensor
  • Air temp sensor
  • Heel angle sensor
  • B&G Hydra pilot




  • Furuno GP 30 GPS
  • Northstar 951 XD plotter
  • Raymarine radar
  • Furuno radar repeater at helm
  • Icom M710 SSB
  • Icom IC 125 VHF
  • Delta active antenna
  • Sea station Weatherfax
  • Grounding cage
  • Insulated backstay
  • KVH Tracvision
  • Panasonic TV (2)
  • RCA decoder
  • Alpine stereo
  • CD changer
  • Amplifier
  • 4 sets cabin speakers
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Volume controls in cabins
  • Inlet for TV and
  • Chart Plotter – Raymarine
  • AT 130 antenna tuner



White painted Nautor built hydraulic furling aluminium mast with flute stoppers. White painted aluminium boom with powered 2 speed hydraulic outhaul Carbon fibre spinnaker pole stowed on mast Navtec hydraulic vang, backstay, and inner forestay System 50 panel for hydraulics

Triple spreader with Rod rigging Insulated backstay

Aramid runners and checkstays


Sails; By Doyle Vectran DV main

135% roller furler (Vectran) 95% roller furler (Vectran) Staysail (Dacron)

Cruising spinnaker with sock Reckmann hydraulic headsail furling



Mast checked in 2013

Mast and boom paint in 2013 New rod rigging in 2013


Price may be changed without notice Boat is offeredsubject to still being available

The particulars are believed to be correct but not guaranteed

The Spec

Manufacturer &
Nautor's Swan 56
Year: 1998
Length: 56ft
Beam: 15.5ft
Draft: 8.86ft
Price: €440,000 vat paid
Hull Material: GRP
Location: Italy


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.