Swan 43 sold by Yeoman Yachts:


Swan 43, JEM is hull #16 of 28 that were built. Since 1998 the second owners of JEM, have enjoyed sailing their Swan 43 in the New England area. Under their ownership, JEM has never sailed south but instead wintered in any one of a number of highly reputable boat yards. Most recently JEM has been located at the famed Jamestown Boat Yard, known for looking after dozens of Swans at any one time.

JEM is an excellent cruising boat with lots of performance and extra stability due in part to her customized Ron Holland keel. She shows much younger than one would expect of a boat her age and has an ideal layout for a couple or family.

  • Year:

  • Model:

    Swan 43
  • Location:

    Jamestown, RI

Sold - Swan 43 JEM

  • Model:
    1986 Swan 43
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    42 ft 10 in
  • Beam:
    13 ft 1 in
  • Draft:
    8 ft 3 in
  • Displacement:
    26400 lb
  • Ballast:
    9040 lb
  • Keel:
  • Engine:
    Yanmar 56 HP


Solid fiberglass hull with original white gel coat

Blue sheer and waterline stripes

Fin keel with "L" shaped bulb, custom designed by Ron Holland and fitted at Derecktor's Boatyard in FL 1989

Spade rudder

Reverse transom

Keel/mast step grid was replaced in 2019


Closed cell foam cored fiberglass decks with teak overlay

Teak decks replaced with extra thick teak (2000)

Teak decking refurbished at JBY (2010)

Original white gel coat on deck where there is no teak

Blue coaming stripe

Aluminum anodized toe rails

Stainless steel stem head fitting with single Delrin anchor roller

Stainless steel bow and stern rails with gate in stern rail

Stainless steel stanchions with lifeline gates port and starboard

1 x 19 stainless steel double lifelines

2 x pair mooring cleats, 1 x pair forward and 1 x pair aft

Harken genoa tracks with lines to adjust the cars

Double cheek deck blocks for headsail sheets to provide accurate lead to winches

Stainless steel wheel with leather cover

7 x opening ports

7 x opening deck hatches

Questus radar dome support over backstay

Deck access to anchor locker

2 x 3 gang, Spinlock clutches for running rigging


Wheel and pedestal cover

Main sail cover

Companionway spray hood


2 x Lewmar #46, self tail, 2 speed halyard and utility

2 x Lewmar #40, self tail, 2 speed main traveler

2 x Harken #56-3, self tail, 3 speed, electric primary

2 x Lewmar #52, self tail, 2 speed secondary

General Arrangement


Sleeps 2 in each of the 2 sleeping cabins, plus 3 more in the main saloon for a total of 7. 2 heads. Hand rubbed varnish, Burmese teak interior with teak and holly cabin sole. Vinyl overhead panels. 

Forward Cabin

Located in the bow. 2 single lifting bunks with lots of storage under each. 3 overhead lockers each side and forward. Teak staving on the inside of the hull with separation in the teak stripes to promote good ventilation. Hanging locker aft to starboard. Custom Ladder to access deck via overhead hatch, and to use as a swim ladder.

Forward head

Located on the port side aft of the forward cabin. White gel coated fiberglass unit to half height. Teak shower grating. Hot and cold pressure water with telephone type shower. Mirror. Exhaust fan. Levac manual head. Electric shower sump pump.

Main Saloon

Located aft of the forward suite. "U" shaped settee to port with straight settee to starboard. Lockers and shelving outboard of each settee. Table with folding leaves on centerlines. Storage under table. Overhead hand rails full length port and starboard.

Navigation Station

Located on the starboard side aft of the saloon. Forward facing. Chart storage under desk top. Set of drawers under desk. Surrounded by navigation and communication electronics as well as electrical panel. Door aft to Master cabin head.


Located on the port side aft of the saloon and opposite the navigation station. Formica tops forward and stainless steel tops at sinks. 3 x burner Force Ten propane stove with oven outboard. 2 x stainless steel sinks aft and outboard. Side load SeaFrost fridge outboard and forward. Top load SeaFrost freezer forward. Dish rack out board and aft. Lockers inboard and outboard. Set of drawers under counter top aft. Hot and cold pressure water. Salt water and fresh water foot pumps.

Master cabin

Located in the stern of the boat. Accessed either through the galley on the port side or master head starboard side. Centerline double bed. Single seats port and starboard. Lockers outboard each side.

master cabin head

Located on the starboard side, aft of the navigation station and forward of the Master Cabin with a door from nav station and master cabin. Same features as forward head.


Yanmar 56HP diesel engine (1773 hours)

Sail Drive transmission

2 x blade Max feathering propeller

Plumbing and Ventilation

1 x dorade vent forward of mast with chrome plated metal cowl and additional screw down mushroom vent

2 x dorade vents, 1 each side of the companionway with chrome plated metal cowl

Stainless steel protective rails over each dorade box

Hot and cold pressure water in galley and heads

Hot and cold water deck shower near cockpit

Sea water and fresh water foot pump at galley

Engine space vent located in aft cockpit coaming

2 x manual Whale Gusher 8 bilge pumps

Fresh water foot pump in each head

1 x electric bilge pump

1 x plastic, black water, holding tank forward

1 x bladder, black water, holding tank aft   


In cockpit:

Raytheon C90 W display at helm for radar and chart plotter

2 x B&G Hercules H2000 MFDs

1 x B&G H3000 MFD

1 x B&G analogue wind direction (mast head wand needs repair or replacement)

1 x B&G autopilot

At navigation station:

Furuno radar and chart plotter display

Raytheon Ray 150 SSB radio telephone (Unit at nav station only, disconnected and not operating)

Icom IC-M59 VHF

B&G H2000 MFD


110 volt AC

30Amp deck plug in cockpit coaming

12 volt DC

AC/DC electrical panel at nav station

Xantrex battery monitor

Freedom battery charge monitor

Batteries (2019)



Aluminum anodized Nautor mast and silver painted boom

Stainless steel rod rigging

Inner forestay on hydraulic ram

Backstay on hydraulic ram

2 x spinnaker halyards

2 x headsail halyards

Navtec hydraulic panel forward side of pedestal

Harken mkII headsail roller furler

Carbon fiber Forespar telescoping whisker pole

Aluminum Nautor spinnaker pole

Mast was un-stepped and serviced (2019)

Some running rigging replaced (2019)


All Doyle


#1 genoa

#2 genoa built for roller furling

#3 jib

Asymmetric spinnaker

Symmetric spinnaker

Additional Eqiuipment


Anchor chain


2 x horseshoe liferings


Suunto compass at pedestal

Alpine stereo

Speakers in the main saloon

Varnished cockpit table


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.

Looking to sell your Nautor's Swan?

1000 characters left

Keith Yeoman

Yeoman Yachts

T: +1 401 846 1090


Yeoman Yachts LLC

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.