SWAN 391 UGLY DUCKLING for sale with Yeoman Yachts
SWAN 391 for sale:


This Swan 391 has the shallow draft, 5'9" Scheel keel, making her ideal for east coast US sailing as well as the Bahamas. A new 14mm teak deck was laid in 2005 and there remains plenty of thickness in the teak. The transmission has was replaced in 2017. Her original white gel coated hull topsides shine like a new penny. The first owner lovingly cared for UGLY DUCKLING for 34 years before selling her to the present owner. She has always been based out of Jamaica.

  • Year:

  • Model:

    SWAN 391
  • Location:

    Kingston, Jamaica
  • Price:


SWAN 391 Specifications

  • Model:
    1986 SWAN 391
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    39 ft 11 in
  • Beam:
    12 ft 5 in
  • Draft:
    5 ft 9 in
  • Displacement:
    18,900 lb
  • Ballast:
    6800 lb
  • Keel:
  • Engine:
    Perkins 4-108, 43hp

    For enquries please contact:

    Keith Yeoman - Swan Brokerage

    Keith Yeoman

    Yeoman Yachts

    T: +1 401 846 1090

Spring 2021 upgrades

In early 2021 the following was accomplished.

Cleaned and repainted the bilges.

Serviced and greased all sea cocks.

Re-epoxied the hull under the waterline and antifoul paint applied.

Cleaned and polished the hull gel coat.

Replaced the SS drive on the prop shaft and the cutlass bearing.

Cleaned the teak decks.

Touched up the interior varnish work.

Replaced the electric pump on the bilge pump.

Added a new Garmin sat nav with wi-fi that is now mounted on the steering pedestal.

Sail inventory has been checked with the following report:

2 x excellent spinnakers, 1 x needs an easy repair on the foot line and the rest is excellent. 

1 x spare genoa with Sunbrella sacrificial protection - excellent condition.

1 x light wind racing genoa - good condition.

1 x spare genoa - Number 3.

1 x storm jib with hanks.

Main sail is OK.


White gel coated, solid fiberglass hull
Nautor blue sheer and waterline stripes 
Scheel keel
Spade rudder


Cored fiberglass decks
Teak overlay replaced in about 2005 with 14mm teak from and applied by Teak Decking Systems
Aluminum toe rails
Stainless steel bow and stern rails with gate in stern rail to swim ladder
Stainless steel stanchions
1 x 19 stainless steel wire double lifelines
2 x pair mooring cleats
2 x 5 gang Lewmar line stoppers
Wheel steering with pedestal and stainless steel guard
Leather cover over wheel
Mainsheet traveler track on bridgedeck
Genoa stainless steel tracks each with 2 x lead blocks
Cockpit lockers port and starboard and under helmsman's seat


All Lewmar, aluminum, self tailing, 2 Speed
2 x #55, Primary
2 x #52, Secondary
4 x #46, halyard and utility
1 x #43, mainsheet

General Arrangement


Sleeps a total of 8, 3 in the aft cabin, 2 in the forward cabin and 3 in the saloon. 1 head. Varnished, hand rubbed teak veneer over marine ply furniture. Teak and holly cabin soles. Vinyl overheads.

Forward Cabin

Located in the bow. 2 x fold up teak bunks. Ample storage beneath the bunks.


Loacted aft of the forward cabin and on the starboard side. Manual Baby Blake head. Teak shower grate. Sink in fiberglass unit to half height.


Straight settee to port with lockers outboard and forward. 
"L" shaped settee to starboard with pilot berth outboard and locker forward.
Blue leather upholstery, new in 2014.
Table on centerline with with leaves port and starboard.

Navigation Station

Located on the starboard side and forward facing.
Surrounded by navigation and communication instruments and AC and DC electrical panel.
Hanging wet locker aft.


Located aft of the saloon on the port side. "L"shaped. 3 x burner propane stove with oven. Double stainless steel sink. Top load Frigoboat fridge/freezer with double eutetic plates, run off the engine. Formica counter tops.
Companionway steps between galley and navigation station. Engine space under the companionway.

Aft Cabin

Double bunk to port and single bunk to starboard. Seat between bunks. Lockers, one over engine compartment and other between berths.


Perkins 4-108, 43HP, 2900hrs as of March 2017

Engine serviced with new hoses and belts (2021)

Transmission (new 2017)

Engine controls next to helm station

Plumbing and Ventilation

Pressure hot and cold water in galley and head
Pressure by electrical pump and alternately by foot pump
Water heater run off electricity and engine cooling system 
1 x Whale Gusher 8 bilge pump located in cockpit sole at helm station
1 x Whale Gusher 8 manual bilge pump located in saloon below settee port side
1 x electric bilge pump located in saloon below settee port side
7 x on deck opening hatches, 2 x opening hatches in aft cabin in combing outboard port and starboard
1 x dorade vent on the bow together with a mushroom vent
2 x dorade vents, 1 each side of the companionway
2 x mushroom vents, 1 each side on cockpit coaming
2 x mushroom vents on side of port deck coaming over galley
Extra fresh water tank. Baby Blake manual heads
120 gallons fresh water
35 gallons fuel
Plumbed and wired for a water maker


110volt AC power with either 110volt or 220volt inlet via an isolating transformer

1 x 50 ft shore power cord

5 x 120volt outlets delow deck w/GFIs

110volt outlets below deck

Inverter, 1800 watt Xantrex

12volt DC power

House batteries, new 2022

Engine start battery, new 2022

3 x DC plugs below deck

3 x DC plugs on deck

Battery charger (new 2022)


B&G Hercules 290 and 190 instruments including depth, analogue wind speed and wind angle, analogue compass and boat speed with 3 x mfd's on deck and a master mfd at nav station. Compass read out in aft cabin.
2 x GPS, 1 is a Leica Mark 9 and the other is a Standard Horizon 180 chart plotter
SSB, Icom M700
VHF, Demek RS8000
Neco 8401 auto pilot (overhauled 2016)
Suunto compass at helm station
Clock and barometer at navigation station


Aluminum mast with double spreaders
Aluminum boom
2 x aluminum spinnaker poles
1 x aluminum jockey pole
Stainless steel rod rigging
Hydraulic backstay, inner forestay and boom vang
All running rigging under 10 years old, some under 5 years old
Safety lines
Navtec hydraulics for backstay, baby stay and boom vang


Dacron mainsail

#1 Hi Tech genoa

#2 Dacron RF genoa

#3 jib

#4 jib

2 x spinnakers




Danforth 28lb anchor
Fortress anchor
2 x 25ft anchor chain
1 x 100ft nylon braid anchor rode
Fans in each cabin
CD HiFi with radio and 2 x speakers in cabin and 2 x speakers on deck
4 x mooring lines
5 x fenders
8 x lifejackets
2 x bosun's chairs


All blue Sunbrella
Mainsail cover
Wheel and pedestal cover
Spray hood at companionway
Sun awning


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.

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Keith Yeoman

Yeoman Yachts

T: +1 401 846 1090

E: keith@yeomanyachts.com

Yeoman Yachts LLC

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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