Club Swan 42 sold by Yeoman Yachts:


  • Year:

  • Model:

    Club Swan 42
  • Location:

    Porto Cervo - Italy

Sold - Club Swan 42 ARETHUSA

  • Model:
    2007 Club Swan 42
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    42 ft 0 in
  • Beam:
    12.89 ft
  • Draft:
    8.86 ft
  • Displacement:
    7250 Kg
  • Ballast:
    3196 kg

Hull # 16 in the Swan 42 Class, ARETHUSA is a stunning example of Swan’s mission to create a fast one-design racer with offshore capabilities along with clean lines and smart interior for performance cruising or day sailing.

Arethusa is a one owner yacht that has competed very successfully in 42 class and IRC handicap regattas along the East Coast as well as Caribbean. She is a two time 42 Class Nationals winner and East Coast Champion. In January 2014, ARETHUSA, set up in her IRC configuration, won a very competitive IRC class at Key West Race Week. In 2013 she won the inaugural Caribbean Swan Cup and was overall boat of the week at Antigua Sailing Week winning the prestigious Lord Nelson Trophy. She placed first in the 2009 NYYC Invitational where she competed against 20 teams from all over the world in CS42’s. Arethusa is one of the most successful 42’s ever campaigned in One Design and IRC racing.

Always captain maintained, ARETHUSA is equipped with Simrad electronics, Ockam wind instruments w/ carbon 5-display mast pod, B&G autopilot system, everything linked to Panasonic laptop and tablet. Harken deck hardware, Hall spars, and all North sail inventory. The sails list is quite extensive and includes a full set for Class racing, full set for IRC, and a suit for cruising/day sailing. ALL racing sails are from the last three years with most less than two years old.

ARETHUSA is one of the only CS42’s to be fitted with a symmetric spinnaker pole coupled with a short sprit to optimize rating and IRC performance. The result has been a highly successful handicap racer, winning IRC East Champs 2012 as well as the events mentioned above.
Hull and deck was repainted with Awlgrip with custom non-skid on decks. Fresh varnish and Awlgrip clear coat below. Volvo saildrive recently overhauled as well as regular scheduled maintenance all done by certified Volvo technician. Bottom was professionally faired to class templates and sprayed with Baltoplate race antifouling. Wet sanded and burnished to a high-polish shine. Brand new JP3 rudder bearing installed and ALL four main cabin windows re-bedded and re-sealed in Oct. 2013.

In addition to the Class hardware setup, she features a custom carbon bowsprit, Hall carbon spin pole (symmetric), custom cabin top winches, top end running rigging, and additional gear for offshore handicap racing. A Reckman carbon roller furling headstay for short-handed sailing.

No expense was spared in keeping ARETHUSA as competitive as possible. Extras are very extensive including a spare bow sprit (retractable), spare mast jacks and pump, spare hydraulic backstay ram, spare Harken Carbofoil, spare running rigging, custom carbon weather boards, carbon chafe plates, carbon backstay gauge, and tons of spare hardware.

ARETHUSA is also equipped with custom foam-padded canvas covers for mast, boom, rudder, and headstay along with anodized aluminum mast cradles. All the gear needed for trucking and shipping. Comes with boat and keel cradles as well.

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Infusion molded E-glass / vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcements in selected areas.

Sandwich with closed cell foam cored hull, with higher density foam in bottom and slamming areas.

Fiber reinforcements are multiaxial and unidirectional.

White Awlgrip hull paint 2009

Structural bulkheads are of veneered sandwich construction or marine grade waterproof plywood. Watertight bulkhead at bow, drained fore peak.

Bottom stiffeners reinforced with unidirectional carbon and multiaxial glass fiber in selected areas.

GRP engine beds.

Stainless chainplate deck fittings

Topsides gelcoat, white hull with RAL 5003 dark blue stripes.

Epoxy coated bottom, sprayed finish, color grey RAL 7005.


T-keel, steel fin with Antimony alloyed lead bulb and with upper flange recessed into hull. The fin is bolted to hull with high tensile steel bolts.

Epoxy coated

Faired to class tolerances

Single-point lift


Foam filled rudder blade of GRP from female mold. Currently removed and in forward cabin.

Carbon/epoxy stock

Epoxy coated

An aluminium quadrant, wire steering with chain and sprocket. The rudder bearings are self-aligning. Lower JP3 rudder bearing (new 2014). Roller bearing sheaves

Twin composite pedestal integrated with cockpit sole.

There are twin carbon steering wheels 935mm

A lightweight aluminium emergency tiller.

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Harken aluminium jib sheet tracks with purchase adjuster system
Harken aluminium main sheet track
Harken halyard lead blocks
Single-line jib inhauler system
Spinlock clutches
Bowsprit and furler controls lead aft under deck
Pad eye both sides for outboard sheeting
Crossover sheave for halyards on both sides
Halyards and reef lines are lead aft to the cockpit below deck


The pushpit, pulpit and stanchions are of stainless steel.
The life lines are 600 mm high, with lower life lines at minimum ISAF/ORC height. There is one pair of mooring cleats at bow.
Built-in GRP foot chocks for helmsman/tactician and mainsheet trimmer and built-in GRP foot chocks at centerline in cockpit.
There is a boarding ladder aft and a flagpole holder on stern.
Mast collar with rubber
The grab rails are on each side of coach roof and companionway.
Headstay attachment on stemhead (below deck for Reckmann furler)
Two folding pad-eyes for harness attachment in cockpit.
Safety lines attachment to pulpit and pushpit base.
ISAF/ORC regulation toe rails (30 mm high) moulded in on the foredeck.
GRP mouldings and vents
Deck stowage on foredeck and in lazarette
Lockers for storage in cockpit coamings on both sides
Locker for storage in port side aft coaming
Life raft stowage on deck at companionway (GRP cover)
Hatches and windows

Anchor stowage hatch
One foredeck hatch Lewmar size 60
One saloon overhead hatch Lewmar size 44
One ventilation hatch in head Lewmar size 03

Mosquito screens and blinds for deck hatches and companionway
Four fixed coaming windows
Two openable size 1 coaming portholes - in aft, galley and navigation area
Four openable size 1 coaming portholes in cockpit for aft cabins
One hatch to lazarette
Main companionway sliding hatch garage flush with coach roof.
The main companionway consists of removable Plexiglass drop boards with designated stowage.

Removable anchor roller with code zero fitting.
Teak cockpit table with fold down leaves and padded storage bag
Spray hood over the companionway
Canvas covers for wheels

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Interior finish is teak with clear coat Awlgrip (2011) white GRP and vinyl head lining
Lockable plywood floorboards covered with bamboo veneer
Overhead liner GRP moulding, bonded in place. Removable vinyl cover panels will provide access to deck hardware
Foam mattresses over Scandi-Flex battens
Sunbrella marine blue racing covers for saloon cushions and nav seat cushion
Curtains for side windows and handrails throughout
Canvas lee cloths for lower saloon and aft cabin berths
Transparent PVC cover for floorboards


Double berth with stowage under
Removable support structure for racing (currently all removed and in store)
Reading lights above the berth
Locker with shelves and doors
Shelves on hull sides


Located aft of the forward cabin and on the port side.


Folding leaf table
Settee backrests fold up and convert into Pullman berths, storage behind backrests
Tanks below settees


Two-burner alcohol stove with oven, protected by stainless steel guard
Stainless steel double sinks with fresh water tap
Formica counter tops and sink cover
Drawer and lockers
Top loading refrigerator 105 l gravity drained with valve
Garbage bin


Forward facing chart table with seat
Chart stowage under table top
Chest of drawers


There are aft cabins on port and starboard side (mirror image)
Double berth
Stowage under berth
Shelf on hull side
Hanging locker in starboard side cabin, locker with shelves in port side cabin


Removable front part of engine box incorporates teak ladder
Service hatches
Engine control panel recessed in cockpit
25 mm sound proofing

Volvo Penta D2-40 130 S marine diesel 29 kW 40 Hp
Sail drive 2.19:1 and 2-blade 17” racing folding propeller

140 l fuel in two polyethylene tanks. Tank level indication for fuel.
2000 hour service recently completed.



Fresh water 320 liters in polyethylene tanks. Pressurised hot and cold water.
Back-up foot pump for fresh water and Oras single lever mixing faucets.


Flush mounted composite closing seacock for all through hull fittings below waterline.


Jabsco Marine toilet, using sea water for toilet flushing. Hoses replaced 2013.
Y-valve in forward head, overboard discharge / holding tank.
Flexible holding tank 55 l / 14.5 USg. Manual toilet discharging to holding tank. Tank emptied by hand pump or deck suction.


Two manual and one electric bilge pump


Engine space air inlet from deck

5 Hella turbo fans located throughout the boat


Battery driven refrigeration unit


Deck shower, hot and cold water
Sea water spout with foot pump in galley



Shore power 110 V AC system
30 Amp shore power cord and inlet
110 V outlet at chart table and port saloon.
Additional 110volt outlets in galley and head
GFI duplex receptacle
Inverter / battery charger
Earthing system
Bottom of mast, shrouds and stays are grounded to the keel.


12 V DC insulated return system for lighting and general service.
Main switchboard 12 V DC outboard of chart table.
Service battery of AGM type 12 V 2 x 160 ah in saloon table base (new 2014).
12 V outlets at chart table.
Starting battery 12 V 50 Ah (new 2012)
115 A alternator with an electronic sensor
Electrical panels
Main distribution panel contains 12 V DC gauges and 110 V AC gauges and circuit breakers, lighted.


Navigation lights:
Red/green LED lights on pulpit
White stern LED light on pushpit
Steam light / deck light on forward side of mast
Recessed LED dome lights overhead (new 2013).
Flexible chart light at navigation station
Red light above navigation station and in galley


Panasonic CF-74 Toughbook laptop computer.
Simrad CX44 radar and chart plotter.
Carbon fiber radar antenna post aft of cockpit.
Simrad RS82 VHF
Simrad remote for radar, GPS and autopilot.
Simrad autopilot head with B&G (2) rams (1 is a spare).
Ockham instruments with 5 screens under the goose neck and 2 matrix multi function displays in the cockpit.
XM radio with weather module.
Alpine stereo.
1 pair Polyplaner speakers in saloon.
Polyplaner loudspeakers in cockpit.


One-piece seamless carbon fibre spar from Hall Spars & Rigging (new mast 2009)
The Club Swan 42 carbon mast is supplied with a clear-coat finish.
The 15/16ths rig is set up for fractional upwind sails and masthead spinnakers.
Two sets of swept-back spreaders support the runner-less rig, and the Hall-Antal mainsail luff track accepts either a boltrope or sliders.
The mast step facilitates fore-and-aft adjustment with a hydraulic mast step to further enhance the tuning process.
Hall designed and constructed the carbon-fibre bowsprit system.
Standing rigging is Navtec rod with an aramid backstay, and Hall also supplies running rigging. Running rigging replaced as needed (usually every year).
Clear-coated carbon fiber double spreader fractional rig. Windex with light and one coaxial cable
Mechanical vang
Carbon retractable bowsprit in waterproof garage
All blocks and winches for asymmetrical spinnaker
Mainsail track for all OD racing
Combined mainsail luff groove and track system
Booms and poles
Black painted aluminum boom and aluminum spreaders swept 20 degrees
Single line reefing arrangements for two reefs
Standing rigging
Navtec rod rigging with discontinuous shrouds, Series 500 deck turnbuckles.
Running rigging
Complete basic race set-up running rigging package.
Mainsheet double ended
Two spinnaker halyards at masthead and hounds
Flag halyard on starboard spreader
Recessed Reckmann RS3000-S2 recessed carbon furler with dual groove carbon foil, integrated adjuster with 60mm stroke, stroke indicator
Rig hydraulics
Holmatro hydraulic backstay system with two carbon control panels in cockpit
Hall Spars hydraulic mast jack


Class Sail Inventory:

2009 MN-C 3DL
2011 MN-D 3DL
2012 MN-E 3DL
2013 LM-B Jib 3DL
2011 LM-A Jib 3DL
2011 M-D Jib 3DL
2010 MH-A Jib 3DL
2012 HJ-C Jib 3DL
2012 #4-C Jib (Big 4) 3DL
*2014 MN-F 3DL
*2014 M-E Jib 3DL 860
*2014 HJ-D Jib 3DL 860

2012 A1.5-C AirX500
2010 A1.5-B AirX500
2013 2A-F AirX600
2011 2A-E AirX600
2010 4A-Lite AirX700
*2014 A1.5-D AirX500
*2014 A2-G AirX600
* indicates NEW sail


2 Full sets (one Dacron and one 3DL) including cruising A0. Storm sails never used.

IRC Sail Inventory:

LM-2 Jib 800-16800 Spring 2013 OUS101403-001
MJ-2 Jib 800-19600 Fall 2013 OUS104375-01
#4-2 Jib 860-22400 Summer 2012 70317864-02
#5-1 Jib 860-23800 Winter 2009 78310268-07
JT-1 600 14700 Spring 2007 70316406-05
SS-2 Poly 89 Winter 2013
GS-1 580 14700 Winter 2011 70317521-02

Down Wind
A0-3 CZ30 Fall 2012 70317917-01
A3-2 CZ15 Fall 2013 OUS104375-02
A1-1 AirX 500 Winter 2012 70317864-03
S2-1 AirX 600 Winter 2012 70317864-04
S4-1 AirX 700 Winter 2012 70317875-01
A6-1 AirX 900 Winter 2009 74417069-01 


Owner's Manual in English
Sailing gear
Four winch handles, two of these double grips and two winch handle holders
Fire fighting equipment
Remote control fire extinguisher in engine space
Spare parts and tools
Assorted engine spare parts
Assorted engine tool kit
OD certification from builder
IRC measurement
One design certificate
Canvas cover for steering wheels
Two canvas halyard tail bags by companionway
Boat cover
Boat cradle
Keel cradle
Mast and Boom covers
Cover for forestay 


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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