Swan 53 SEASTAR for sale with Yeoman Yachts
Swan 53 for sale:


SEASTAR is on her second owner who has sailed her for the past 15 years, raising his family on her and sailing up and down the eastern seaboard, including the Caribbean. Some long distance trips were made single-handed.

Always managed by one of the top yacht managers in the world, SEASTAR has been spared no expense to keep her in tip top condition.

There is a master cabin forward with 3 more guest cabins and 2 heads. The modern swept back spreader rig allows for non-overlapping headsails only, making her a breeze to shorthand.

  • Year:

  • Model:

    Swan 53
  • Location:

    Jamestown - Rhode Island - USA
  • Price:

    $ 795,000 USD

Swan 53 Specifications

  • Model:
    2007 Swan 53
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    54 ft 1 in
  • Beam:
    15 ft 7 in
  • Draft:
    8 ft 0 in
  • Displacement:
    48,500 lbs
  • Ballast:
    18,100 lbs
  • Keel:
  • Engine:
    Volvo Penta D2 - 75

    For enquries please contact:

    Keith Yeoman - Swan Brokerage

    Keith Yeoman

    Yeoman Yachts

    T: +1 401 846 1090


Single skin construction using fiberglass reinforced isopolyester laminate with vinylester skincoat.

Multiaxial or unidirectional fibers in selected areas.

Structural bulkheads are of Marine plywood and bonded to the hull and deck.

Stiffener flanges are unidirectional layups over hollow cores.

Blue Awlgrip hull topsides (2016) with single white sheer line and double white waterline stripes.

Gelcoat below the water line is un-colored.

Epoxy barrier coat layers sprayed on bottom and finished with black antifouling.

Fin keel is lead casting with antimony.

Cast in keel bolts are of high tensile stainless steel.

Rudder of foam filled fiberglass with tapered high tensile stainless steel stock, supported by two self-aligning bearings. 

Weed deflector in front of rudder.

Steering system with two stainless steel wheels and elk-hide cover. 2.1 turns hard over to hard over.

Composite steering pedestals with roller bearings, break and crash bar. 

Emergency tiller stowed in lazarette.

Seacocks are bronze for all through hull connections below the waterline and finished flush with the outside of the hull. 

All through hulls are located in accessible positions.

Hydraulic fold down bathing platform at the transom.

Drop down bow thruster (new motor 2022) with foot switches at S helm position.


Deck is of sandwich construction using multi axial fiberglass iso-polyester laminate with low density closed cell foam core. 

The deck is bonded to the hull.

High density closed cell foam core is under deck fitting. 

Shine surfaces of deck are white gel coat. 

Blue coaming stripe.

Stainless steel stem head fitting with single Delrin roller.

Stem head fitting has a fixed “D” padeye and a Wichard folding padeye for Code 0 and asymmetric spinnaker tacks.

Stainless steel chain plates with head stay recessed for under deck furler.

Main shroud chain plates bolted to reinforced web frames.

Backstage chain plates attached to the hull structure.

Harken jib sheet tracks on side decks with double cars and blocks.

Line pullers for jib cars.

Mooring cleats and fair leads at bow and stern.

Two more mooring cleats midships.

Split bow rail, stern rail and stanchions are 600mm high and made of stainless steel with bases bolted through the deck.

Lifeline gates port and starboard and at the stern rail.

1 x 19 stainless steel double lifelines.

Teak toe rails with drainage openings.

Teak decking on the side decks as well as the coach rooftop, cockpit floor, cockpit seats and swim platform.

All teak decking is glued and vacuum bagged without screws.

Hinged flush deck hatch forward to access anchor locker and separate chain box.

Lewmar under deck windlass with chain gypsy.

Hand-held remote control for windlass stored in anchor locker.

Stainless steel bar in anchor locker to stow lines. 

Companionway board drops down into its own storage compartment.

Tinted acrylic sliding companionway hatch. 

Cockpit locker under the starboard cockpit seat.

Lockers port and starboard in the cockpit coaming backrest.

Gas bottle locker under the helmsman seat on the starboard side. 

Storage under the helmsman seat on the port side.

Midship helm seat lifts to gain access to swim platform.

2 x Wichard folding “D” padeyes for staysail tack and inner forestay.

Halyard storing cage immediately forward of mast.

Most running rigging led under the deck from the mast to the winches at the companionway.

2 x Wichard “D” folding padeyes immediately aft of the mast for additional running rigging turning blocks.

1 x Wichard “D” folding padeyes to secure inner forestay in stowed position.

5 x pair Wichard “D” folding padeyes immediately forward of dodger to secure liferaft and tender.

Stainless steel handrails on top of coach roof.

Dodger (2020) folds into a storage trough immediately forwarded the companion way with a zipper canvas cover.

Bimini (2021) over helm positions.

Teak cockpit table with folding leaves each side.

Emergency tiller position located aft of cockpit table and mainsheet block.

1 x gang of 5 Spinlock clutches P of companionway.

1 x gang of 4 Spinlock clutches S of companionway.

1 x pair Spinlock clutches for mainsheet.

1 x pair Spinlock clutches for jib car control. 

1 Spinlock clutch P side for roller furling.

4 drink holders, 2 at each steering pedestal.

Emergency switch at S helm position to shut off winches and windlass.

2 x foot braces on floor of cockpit for helmsman.

Outboard bracket attached to the port stern rail.

Various antennas attached to the stern rails.

2 x canvas line bags either side of the companion way.


1 x pair #68, ST, 2 speed electric primary winches.

1 x pair #54, ST, 2 speed electric mainsheet winches.

1 x pair #50, ST, 2 speed electric utility winches.



Sleeps 8 in 4 separate sleeping cabins plus 1 more in the main saloon for a total of 9.

Varnished and hand rubbed Burmese teak over marine ply or foam cored interior.

Oak and teak cabin sole.

Removable vinyl overhead panels.

Two heads and one stall shower.

All fixed berths have foam mattresses over Scandi-Flex battens.

Teak lee boards or lee cloths on each bunk.


Located in the bow with a centerline queen bed and split mattress.

Large hanging locker aft to starboard with storage under.

Bookshelves against the forward bulkhead and aircraft lockers port and starboard.

2 large drawers at the foot of the bed.

Full-length shelf port and starboard with more lockers under.

Aft to port is a large half-length hanging locker and storage under.

On the centerline facing aft is a vanity with its own chair. The desk has a lid on it with storage under. There is a mirror on the aft bulkhead.


The head is located immediately aft of the master cabin and on the starboard side. 

White gel coated fiberglass unit up to half height and then teak furniture above.

Private access door from the master cabin to the head.

Outboard is a locker and some shelving.

Forward is a sink with Corian countertops.

Mirror on the forward bulkhead.

Teak grating in the cabin soul.

Door aft from the head to the stall shower.

The stall shower is white gel coated fiberglass to full height.

Lockers outboard and forward.

Door from the stall shower to the main saloon may be locked allowing the master cabin, head and stall shower to be completely private.


Located immediately aft of the master cabin and on the port side.

Pullman double bed is offset to port with drawers under. 

Shelf outboard the full length of the bunk. 

Aircraft lockers above the full length of the cabin.

Hanging locker forward with additional locker space under.


Located immediately aft of the port forward guest cabin and stall shower.

“L” Shaped settee surrounding the table to port and a double seat on the centerline inboard of the table.

The generator is located under the double seat.

On the center line against the forward bulkhead are two lockers for chinaware and glassware.

Outboard on the port side are more lockers and shelving.

On the starboard side are two single seats separated with a navigation table with a lifting top and storage under.

Outboard is locker space, TV screen and navigation and communication electronics.


“L” shaped and located immediately aft of the main saloon and on the starboard side.

Overhead lockers immediately above the sink.

Single stainless steel sink forward.

Cupboard under the sink and drawers under the Corian countertop.

Clear Perspex screen shields and any splashing from the sink.

Top loading freezer outboard and forward.

Force 10, 3 burner, propane stove, with oven (2021) immediately aft of the freezer. 

Air extractor fan above the stove.

Exhaust fan in each head.

Locker space outboard of the stove behind sliding panels.

Side loading fridge (2022) under the Corian countertop immediately aft of the stove.

Refrigeration driven by batteries.

Microwave (2015) outboard and above the fridge.


Located on the starboard side, immediately aft of the galley and with access from the galley.

“U” shaped double berth with split cushion.

Lockers and a shelf outboard and the full length of the bunk.

Hanging locker forward and outboard.


Located immediately aft of the main saloon and on the port side.

Access is from the main saloon only.

White gel coated fiberglass unit to half height and teak furniture above.

Sink outboard with Corian countertops.

Teak grate in the cabin sole.

Mirror outboard of the sink and a cupboard immediately aft of it.


Located aft of the guest head and on the port side.

Double bed with split mattress.

Hanging locker, drawer and shelf space forward and outboard.

Aircraft lockers the full length of the bunk and more lockers underneath together with another shelf.

Inboard and forward is an additional locker with a shelf on top.


Volvo Penta D2-75 turbo charged marine diesel with 72HP at 3,000rpm.

SailDrive transmission (new 2020)

4 x blade folding propellor.

Sound insulated engine space meeting SOLAS B-15 requirements.

Drip tray integral with engine beds.

Electrical oil change pump for engine and genset.  

130 gallons of diesel in stainless steel tanks with gauges.

1 fuel filler line with strainer for each tank.

Fuel tanks vented to deck edge.

Fuel filter/water separator with alarm and shut off valve on feed line to engine.

Engine panel, controls and switches at the starboard helm position.


3 x manual Whale bilge pumps.

1 x electric bilge pump.

Stainless steel water and diesel tanks provided with baffles, inspection port, sounding plug and vent pipe.

188 gallons water.

Water heater via engine cooling system or heating element off the AC power.

10.5 gallon water heater.

Cathelco Seafresh Watermaker 1800 (2016).

Sea water and fresh water outlets in anchor locker.

Hot and cold water deck shower in the cockpit.

Hot and cold pressure water in galley, heads and shower.

Freshwater foot pump in galley.

Fresh water foot pump in galley.  

Galley sink drained via seacock.

Wash basins and shower trays drained via electrical pump.  

Jabsco manual flush head forward.

Dometic electric flush head aft.

“Y” valve selects head discharge to holding tank or direct overboard.

Black water tanks emptied by electrical pump or deck suction.

Quooker instant hot water faucet in galley.

Soba Baby Nova combination washer drier (2018) located in the starboard aft guest cabin.

Webasto air conditioning with a control panel in each cabin (new chiller 2016).

2 x pair of opening ports on the coach roof coamings aft.

2 x opening ports from the port of cabin into the cockpit.

1 x opening port from the starboard aft cabin into the cockpit.

6 x opening hatches on top of coachroof.

Most deck hatches have bug/light screens.

1 x dorade vent with cowl on coachroof immediately forward of mast.

1 x fan in each sleeping cabin.

Xintex fume detector in galley.


24volt DC system.

230volt AC system.

Lightening protection for headstay, backstay, main shrouds and mast step grounded to keel.

House gel cell batteries 550Ah.

Engine start AGM battery 12volt 46Ah (2022).

Generator start AGM battery 12 volt 46Ah (2020).

Radio bank battery (2020).

Bow thruster battery (2020).

110amp alternator off main engine to charge house batteries with 3 step regulation.

75amp Mass battery charger working on AC also charges house batteries.

60amp alternator off the engine to charge the engine battery.

10amp alternator off the genset to charge the generator battery.

Fisher Panda diesel generator (2015).


2 x 50amp, 230volt, shore power inlets. 1 x air conditioning and 1 AC.

Various 220volt outlets throughout interior.

110volt outlet at navigation station. 

12volt outlet at port helm station.

Three lights under the boom 2 illuminate the cockpit.

Removable solar panels (2021) attached to the top of the bimini.

Main saloon lights are on a dimmer.


Most electronics replaced in 2010 with B&G H5000 in 2018.

3 x B&G 20/20 displays on mast under gooseneck.

1 x Suunto compass on each steering pedestal.

In cockpit:

Simrad VHF (2021).

Simrad autopilot control panel.


2 x B&G 20/20s over companionway.

1 x B&G MFD over companionway.

1 x B&G analogue wind over companionway.

1 x B&G magnified wind over companionway.

Furuno screen on starboard pedestal (2021).

JL audio cockpit speakers under helm seat.

At navigation station:

Screen over table.

Simrad autopilot control panel.


MOB Alert 2.


Furuno chart plotter and radar screen (2021).

Simrad VHF with mounted speaker.

Iridium satphone.

In master cabin:

1 x B&G MFD.


White painted (2014) aluminum mast with double spreaders and 15/16th rig.

2 x gennaker sheaves.

2 x headsail shaves.

1 x staysail sheave.

White painted carbon “V” boom.

Trisail track on mast.

Stainless steel rod rigging (new 2014).

Split backstays.

Checkstays for mast.

Harken under deck roller furling for jib. 

Navtec hydraulics for the boom vang, outhaul and back stay.

Hydraulic panel located at port helm station.

Radar scanner located on the forward side of mast.

Pennant halyards under each lower spreader.

Extra padeye on end of boom for preventers.

Aluminum spinnaker/whisker pole stored on starboard foredeck.

2:1 halyards for the Code 0, staysail and mainsail.

Mainsail halyard (2021).

Main sheet (2022).


All North Sails.

Mainsail (2020).

Jib (2020). 

Furling inner jib (2018).  

Code 0 with Facnor furler (2008).

Asymmetric code 2A with snuffer (2008).

Storm Trysail, Spectra (2008).

#3 staysail, Spectra (2008).

I = 71.95'

J = 19.52'

P = 65.88'

E = 21.98'


75lb CQR with all chain.

Stainless steel boarding ladder that can be attached port side, starboard side or off the swim platform.

Set of Nautor’s Swan owner manuals.

Zodiac Futura Mk2C tender (2013).

Yamaha OB engine 15hp (2017).

Zodiac air floor 12’ tender (2018).


Mainsail cover (2021).

2 x life rafts (2008).

EPIRB (2009).

Jon buoy mk5 recovery module (2018).

Ocean Commander emersion suit with harness (2009).

Firefly3, strobe light.

Personal Locator Beacon Aquafix 406 with GPS (2009).


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


Yeoman Yachts LLC

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