Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.
1818 Maritime Mews Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3X2
Tel:(250) 516 4393
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1989 Nautor Swan 53

location icon Ladysmith, Canada
Year 1989
Length 53 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Nautor Swan

Canadian Landed Duty Paid Vessel- A significant Savings to a Canadian Buyer

A unique offering for British Columbia, the Swan 53 is a well respected performance cruising boat designed by German Frers and built by Nautor Swan in Finland.   Hakai has the prefered aft cabin layout with the centerline double berth.

Notable Equipment and Information:


Year Built 1989
Category Sail
Length Overall 53 ft
Beam 15'6 ft
Max Draft 10'2 ft
Cabins 4
Double Berths 2
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 87 hp
Fuel Tanks 2
Fuel Tank Cap. 105 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Aluminum
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 200 gal
Water Tank Mat. Aluminum
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 40 gal
Displacement 44,100 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo
Model: TMD 31A
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 87hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
Year: 1989
Engine Location: Center
Design Brief

“Swans are very special. They are special because of the way they are built, the way they are designed, the people that sail them. It is a way of living, it is a way of sailing.” —German Frers

For over half a century, Nautor’s Swan has been the true sailor’s choice, designing and building luxurious, high-performance yachts in northern Finland. The value of a Swan is derived from the company’s strong heritage, skilled craftsmen, and pursuit of excellence in every aspect of the build.  From the design process to production, the best-quality materials and innovative technology are used to deliver the most elegant and safest sailing yachts in the world.

Nautor’s Swan is committed to designing and building the most seaworthy and stylish sailing yachts in the world. Impeccable hull lines, nimble performance, and uncompromising comfort are the trademarks of a Swan’s design.

  • 4 Cabins in Total I/C Crew Pipe Berths Forward
  • Centerline Double Berth Aft Owners Cabin
  • 2 Heads
  • Beautiful Teak Interior
  • High Quality Swan Construction 
  • Lewmar Deck Hardware
  • 3 Spreader Aluminum Mast
  • U Shaped Settee to Port w/ C/L Bench
  • Teak Interior 
  • Teak and Holy Floors
  • Entertainment Center to Starboard
  • Nav Station Aft to Starboard
  • Owner's/Day Head Aft to Starboard
  • Galley Aft To Port

Owners Stateroom-

  • Aft Under Cockpit
  • Centerline Double Berth
  • Settee's Either Side
  • EnSuite Head
  • Ample Storage in Lockers, Drawers and Shelves
  • Opening Hatches for Ventilation

VIP Stateroom-

  • Forward of the Mast to Port
  • Double Pullman Style Berth
  • Ample Storage in Lockers, Drawers and Shelves
  • Overhead Opening Hatch for Ventilation

Guest Stateroom

  • Over and Under Twin Berth
  • Storage in Lockers, Drawers and Shelves
  • Overhead Opening Hatches for Ventilation

Crew Accommodations

  • Forward in the Bow
  • 2 Fold Down Pipe Berths
  • Aft of the Salon to Starboard in Passageway to Owner Stateroom
  • Double SS Sink w/ H/C Pressure Water
  • SS 4 Burner Propane Stove w/ Oven
  • Iceberg Systems Refrigeration System- Fridge/Freezer
  • Master Chef Microwave
  • Dish Drainer Locker that Drains to Sink
  • Ample Storage in Lockers, Drawers and Shelves
  • 2 Blake Marine Toilets' in Separate Heads 1 Forward 1 Aft
  • Vanities w/ H/C Pressure Water
  • Showers' w/ Sumps in the Floors
  • Ample Storage in Lockers, Drawers and Shelves
  • Exhaust Fans and Opening Hatches for Ventalation
  • Raymarine Radar
  • RL 70C Screen in the Cockpit
  • RL 80C Screen Nav Station
  • B&G Hydra 2000 Sailing Electronics
  • Hydra 2000 FFD @ Helm
  • Hydra 2000 FFD @ Nav Station
  • 2x H1000 Multi Function Displays @ Companionway
  • Autohelm 6000 Autopilot Display @ Helm
  • Icom IC-M500 VHF @ Nav Station
  • Icom IC-M504 VHF @ Helm
  • SEA 322 SSB/HF Radio @ Nav Station
  • Furuno Weather Fax
  • Samsung Flat Screen TV
  • Bose Speaker

AC Electrical System

  • 110V 30 Amp Shore Power Service
  • 50' 110V 30amp Shore Power Cord
  • 110V Ships Service from 6KW Northern Lights M673-6N Generator 
  • 110V Ships Service from 4KW Magnum 4024 Inverter/Charger
  • 110V Distribution Panel @ Nav Station w/ Breakers
  • 110V Digital Amp and Volt Meter @ Nav Station
  • 110V Outlets Throughout Vessel

DC Ships Electrical System

  • 24V Ships DC Service
  • 12V DC Ships Service
  • 8x 6V Wet Cell Batteries
  • 2x Grp 12V Batteries
  • DC Distribution Panel @ Nav Station
  • DC Digital Amp and Volt Meter @ Nav Station
  • Batteries Charged From:
  •                        - Magnum Inverter/Charger
  •                        - Leece Neville 24V 100Amp Alternator
Sails and Rigging


  • North Sails Mainsail w/ 1 Reef and 2 Full Battens New 2021
  • Mainsail Cover New 2021
  • North Sails Gatorback Aramid #3 Jib
  • .75oz Symmetrical Spinnaker
  • 1.5oz Symmetrical Spinnaker
  • Storm Jib
  • Staysail


  • 3 Spreader Aluminum Nautor Mast Tall Rig (P- 65' I- 72.4')
  • Aluminum Boom
  • Reckmann Headsail Furler
  • 2x Aluminum Spinnaker Pole
  • Aluminum Reaching Strut
  • Navtec Hydraulic- Boom Vang, Backstay, Babystay and Outhaul
  • Navtec Selector Panel @ Helm
  • Navtec SS Rod Standing Rigging (Magna Flux Test 2004)
On Deck
  • Lewmar Deck Hardware
  • SS Mainsheet Mainsheet Block
  • Lewmar Self Tailing Winches
  • Goiot Deck Hatches and Port Lights
  • Lofrans 1500watt  24v Electric Anchor Windlass
  • 60lb CQR Anchor
  • 3/8" G4 Anchor Chain
  • 1" Anchor Rode
Additional Information
  • DEC 2020- Haul Out, Bottom Paint & Hull Polish
  • Jan 2021- Engine Service plus New Water Pump and Muffler
  • 3 Blade Max-Prop
  • VANTAGE – 24V Water Maker – 400 GPD
  • PSS Shaft Seal Dripless
  • 3 Blade Max Prop
  • Bronze Seacocks
  • 20lb Danforth Second Anchor
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but 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.
Additional Contact Information

This vessel is located at the Ladysmith Marina and requires advanced notice to be viewed.

Please contact:

Brian Huse

250 516 4393