MERAKI is one of the best Swan 44mkII's built. She features a tall carbon rig, sugar scoop transom and many custom appointments. MERAKI has new electronics in 2020 & 2021 and new sails in 2020.
She is in excellent condition and has had exceptional care.Highly recommended.
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Dark navy blue gelcoat finish topsides
Double boot-tops and single cove stripe are white
Transom was refinished with dark navy blue Awlgrip (2006)
Ceramic hull finish/polish applied 2021 following proper wet sanding
Bottom paint is International Micron CSC, dark blue
The hull construction is solid fiberglass reinforced polyester laminate.
The structural bulkheads are high-quality marine grade plywood especially fabricated to Nautor specifications, laminated to both the hull and deck.
Hull stiffeners/stringers are unidirectional lay-ups over foam cores
Fin keel “L” shaped bulb, ballast is cast lead with antimony, cast-in bolts are of high tensile stainless-steel
The rudder is foam filled GRP with tubular stock of hi-tensile stainless-steel supported by 2 self-aligning roller bearings.
Cable steering system with chain drive
Sugar scoop transom recessed bathing platform in the stern with an integral stainless-steel ladder and steps.
JP3 type 48 lower rudder bearing system
Construction is sandwich construction with closed-cell foam core
Single coach roof accent stripe is dark navy blue
Thru-bolted to a hull on 4” centers through the standard Nautor silver anodized aluminum toe rail
Solid laminate or high-density inserts with aluminum backing plates under deck fittings
Stem head is a custom stainless-steel unit fitting with double anchor chain roller and headsail tack attachment
Double-rail stainless-steel bow pulpit with teak seat
Double-rail stainless-steel stern rail with a gate
Lifeline stanchions bolted through the deck
Upper and lower stainless-steel lifelines with a gate on starboard and port side
Lewmar V2 electric windlass (2021)
Deck accessed anchor locker
Forespar outboard lift and mount (2021)
Harken mainsheet traveler track forward of wheel
Harken System 8 double-ended mainsheet system to facilitate single-handed usage with cut-outs in the coamings to lead to the 2 aft mounted Harken winches
1 x pair Harken cross-over blocks at companionway
2 x GRP stowage lockers in the cockpit coamings with hinged tinted plexi door
Large cockpit stowage locker, starboard side with a shelf for life raft outboard
Propane tank stowage under the helmsman’s seat
The teak decks were professionally refurbished in the spring of 2019
Deck is standard Nautor 9mm laid teak overlay on the side decks, coachroof centerline recess, entrance hatch garage, cockpit floor, seats & winch bases. The teak is vacuum bagged without screws. Teak lips are provided outside of sheet tracks.
Elevated dodger base on top of the coachroof molding
Removeable, angled support floor blocks for helmsman
Main saloon portlights of tinted laminated tempered glass
Main companionway sliding hatch of tinted acrylic with 2-part drop boards
Stainless-steel wheel steering - 47” diameter - with elk hide wrap and custom teak protection strip of the wheel
Harken furling line blocks on foredeck and stanchion-mounted leads on port side
Harken screw-in type furling/runner blocks
2 x Harken screw-in type runner blocks
4 x Harken deck plates and screw-in blocks for outboard sheeting
3 x Spinlock clutches, 1 for portside furling line, 1 on each side for the runners
14 x Spinlock XC halyard clutches, mounted aft on coachroof
1 x pair staysail sheet tracks on top of coachroof with Harken cars
1 x pair genoa tracks for outboard sheeting including 2 Harken cars on each track
Adjustable Harken genoa car system with lines led aft to spinnaker sheet winches including clutches
1 pair of Wichard pad-eyes for storm jib located forward of chain plates
6 x 12” aluminum mooring cleats, 2 forward with fairleads, 2 aft and 2 midship
Stainless-steel deck-mounted grab rails
Stainless-steel anchor rode chain protection plate
Custom “Easy Disconnect” feature for windlass with custom aluminum plate to cover when unit is removed.
2 x stainless-steel protection grids for cockpit speakers
Outboard motor bracket on stern rail
Radar post, white painted aluminum mounted on aft deck
Chainplate fitting for inner-forestay attachment
Storage for companionway drop boards in cockpit seat locker
Emergency tiller is stored in the large cockpit locker
2 x 2-speed electric genoa sheet
2 x 2-speed spinnaker/mainsheet sheet
1 x 2-speed electric halyard mounted starboard side of coachroof aft
1 x 2-speed halyard/reef mounted port side of coachroof aft
Note – electric winch control switches/buttons located on cockpit seats forward
Sleeps 7. 2 in each of the 2 sleeping cabins and 3 in the main saloon. 2 heads. Interior furniture is either solid teak, teak laminates, or veneered teak over marine ply with a varnished, hand rubbed satin finish. Teak and holly cabin sole throughout. Vinyl overhead panels.
V berth with insert piece to make a double. Lockers over and outboard port and starboard. Hanging locker aft to starboard with locker underneath. Cushions upholstered in a light blue green fabric.
Located aft of the forward cabin on the port side. Finished with white gelcoat fiberglass unit to waist height. Tile flooring. PAR manual sea-water flush toilet and telephone-type hand-held shower. Sink with pressure hot and cold water. Lockers outboard. Mirror forward.
Located aft of the forward cabin and head. “L” shaped settee to port with locker forward. Lockers, bookshelf and space for entertainment systems on the port side. Removable pipe berth port side. Storage behind the backrest in the port aft corner, equipped with hinges. Straight settee to starboard with locker forward and shelf outboard. Also outboard of the starboard settee is the pilot berth. Lee cloths for each bunk.
Dining table on the centerline with leaves to port and starboard. Settees are upholstered with an Ultra Leather-type light beige material (new spring 2016). Cushions are custom Tempur-Pedic foam filled.
Fixed table on the centerline with folding leaves port and starboard. Batteries stored inside the table with battery box vented to the mast.
Located aft of the saloon on the starboard side, opposite the galley. Forward facing. Surrounded by communication and navigation equipment as well as the electrical panel. Chart storage under the top. Locker and 4 drawers under the table and forward. Hanging wet locker aft. Seat refinished with Ultra Suede fabric.
Opposite the chart table and aft of the saloon on the port side. “L” shaped. Cameo White Corian counter tops and covers for the stainless-steel sinks. Force 10, stainless-steel, gimballed stove with 3 burners and oven with extractor hood and integral lighting. Stainless-steel stove guard. Top and side loading Sea Frost refrigerator inboard. Additional top loading freezer outboard (new 2011).
2 stainless steel sinks near the centerline with garbage bin below. GE microwave outboard. Hot & cold pressure water system with single faucet mixer control. 2 lockers outboard and above the countertop. Additional locker under the stove and aft of the stove.
Aft of the galley on the port side. Double berth with filler piece and lee cloth. Shelf with lockers outboard, hanging locker and dresser forward. Cushions upholstered in light blue/green fabric. Large opening hatch over.
Aft of the chart table on the starboard side. Finished with white gel coat fiberglass unit to waist height, tile flooring, PAR manual sea-water flush toilet and telephone-type hand-held shower. Sink with hot and cold pressure water.
Located under the companionway stair. Additional access from the aft cabin.
Volvo MD22L fresh water-cooled marine diesel rated at 50hp at 300rpm
Volvo Saildrive for optimum efficiency and sound reduction
Left-hand turn bronze folding propeller
The engine spaces are well-insulated. The engine controls are mounted in the starboard side of the cockpit aft, recessed and protected by a plastic door. There is a single-lever throttle & gear shift.
Engine panel displays include:
tachometer with an hour meter
coolant temperature gauge
oil pressure gauge
fuel tank level gauge
warning light for battery charging
warning light with audible alarm for low oil pressure/high engine temperature
Welded stainless steel fuel tank with baffles and inspection port, sounding plug & rod and vent pipes – capacity 66 US gallons
Replaced exhaust elbow (2012)
Replaced Sail Drive Boot (2014)
Powder coated Saildrive lower-end unit
Racor fuel filter
Welded stainless-steel water tanks, pressure tested and provided with baffles and inspection ports, sounding plug & rod and vent pipes (water vents into galley sink) – total capacity 100 US gallons in 2 tanks
Deck wash-down, seawater (located in anchor well)
Deck shower, hot & cold, mounted on transom, port side
1 x pressure water pump, 12 volts
2 x shower sump pumps, 12 volts
1 x electric automatic bilge pump, 12 volts
2 x manual bilge pumps, 1 in cockpit & 1 saloon
Teak gratings in heads
1 Manual PAR marine head
Stainless-steel holding tank for forward head with provision for deck discharge, 10.5 US gallons with “Y” valve for overboard discharge when offshore
Stainless-steel holding tank for aft head with provision for deck discharge with “Y” valve for overboard discharge when offshore
Shower fixtures, hand-held, for both heads
Extractor/blower fans for each head
Dorade box with 2 cowl vents, stainless-steel guards
Goiot hatches & ports
4 x Hella Turbofans
Ship’s service, 12 volts
2 x ship’s service batteries approx. 600amp hour capacity (all replaced with new AGM’s spring 2016)
1 x engine start battery, 90amp hour (replaced with battery, spring 2016)
Battery boxes vented to mast
Buffer battery system for electric winches
Voltmeter & amp meters on 12 volts control panel
12 volts outlets at Nav Station, 1 “watertight” at cockpit helm station & 1 on Dorade box forward of the mast
Shore Power, 115 volts with polarity alarm
Shore power cord
115 volt outlets in heads and each cabin
2 x 60amp hour 12 volt alternators, 1 engine start & 1 ship’s service batteries
Inverter/charger, Heart Freedom 25/12 volts 2.5kW battery monitor; Link 2000
Inverter, Exeltech S125, for computer & printer
Battery parallel switch
Remote electric propane gas shut-off switch mounted at galley
All Interior lights either replaced with LED units or upgraded with LED bulbs
Remote courtesy/foot light switch at companionway entrance
Courtesy/foot lights throughout
Overhead LED dome lights
Flexlight at nav station
LED lights, yellow for circuit breakers on ACDC panel
2 red Dome lights for both galley & nav station
Cabin light dimmer switch for main saloon
Foredeck flood light
Tricolor masthead light
4 x Garmin 7” GNX120 displays mounted on Mast (new 2020)
Garmin masthead wind instrument (new 2020)
Garmin 8612 12” chart plotter at nav station (new 2021)
Garmin 942 9” chart plotter at helm (new 2021)
Garmin Fantom 18 Radar Dome (new 2021)
Vesper Class B AIS (new 2021)
B&G Hercules 790-PK-ACP 2 Autopilot with hydraulic ram RAM-T2-12V
FURUNO BBWX1 Sirius Satellite Weather Receiver (2008)
ICOM M802 SSB interfaced to Pactor Modem
ICOM M504A VHF with Command MICIII interface remote to cockpit (2014)
Grounding cage for SSB (in hull)
Power supply for cellular phone with antenna cable to the radar pole
Suunto 5.3” (135mm) binnacle compass
Alpine AM/FM radio/CD player in main saloon (2008) with 2 Polyplanar speakers
2 x Polyplanar XS-MP-61 speakers in cockpit
Tall, triple spreader, carbon fiber mast by Offshore Spars.
The Awlgrip white painted high modulus mast is stepped through the deck onto a galvanized steel mast step with movable shoe for mast rake adjustment.
Deck tie rod connected to the mast
10,000 PSI hydraulic mast jack hand pump installed in the spar section
Custom “LPS” lightning protection package built into the spar
Standing rigging is NAVTEC discontinuous rod (new 2021)
NAVTEC System 50 4 function hydraulic panel located aft integral with the pedestal for the boom vang and the backstay adjuster and 2 other functions if desired
Separate storm trysail track on mast, 7/8” stainless-steel T-track port side
2 x folding footsteps on mast
Dacron Burgee halyard with sheave & cleat
Mast track Antal size 50
Babystay Kevlar 49 with Wichard mechanical adjuster & snatch block
Harken #2 roller-furling with “split drum” option to facilitate removal
Tuff Luff # 1706-59 headstay system for racing
Inner forestay system with mast & foredeck fittings including a shroud roller & halyard
Carbon fiber instrument bracket for 4 displays
4 x internal forward halyards - 2 genoa & 2 spinnaker halyards with new high-spec genoa halyard (2021)
All lines led aft to 2 coachroof winches via line organizers and clutches
Full spinnaker gear including all blocks & lines
Spinnaker pole with Forespar Grand Prix end fittings, deck mounted starboard side
Reaching strut, deck mounted starboard side
Color-coded Vectran running rigging
Color-coded Spec-Set II running rigging including spinnaker sheets, aft guys, 2 spinnaker halyards, staysail halyard, pole topping lift, reef lines, foreguy
Lazy jacks for mainsail
New in 2020:
Neil Pryde Load Path Membrane Construction, Vectrix Membrane Carbon with Grey Skin
155% #3 Genoa
94% #1 Jib
Mainsail with full battens and 2 reefs
Detachable UV Sleeve for headsails
New “Lazy bag” “stack pack” type sail cover Navy Sunbrella (2021)
Older cruising sails – all by North:
Mainsail, Dacron Performance Cruising (2012) with ANTAL cars (2012)
#2 Genoa, 138% roller-furling 3TCut 6.5oz SR Norlam, roller-furling with white Sunbrella cover
100% 3DL Marathon Jib, roller-furling with UV cover
1S 0.5oz 5L spinnaker
2S 0.75oz Spinnaker
5S 1.5oz Spinnaker
109% Kevlar Spinnaker Staysail
Storm Jib, Dacron
Bruce 44# anchor with rode
200’ 5/8 rode (new 2021)
Fortress anchor with rode
4 x fenders
Spare folding 3 blade propeller
Cockpit cushions white with dark blue piping
Cockpit table, folding, varnished teak
Extra drop board for aft companionway entrance, teak frame with mosquito screen
3 x Goiot pull out blinds/mosquito screens for deck hatches in main saloon, fore cabin and aft cabin
5 x winch holders in cockpit
4 x teak cleat guards
Anchor light with connections
Safety belts for navigator & cook
Flagpole/ jackstaff with ensign
2 x Heel Angle Indicators, 1 at companionway and 1 at helm station portside
Horseshoe life ring mounted on stern rail
Sprayhood/dodger, Hathaway white Sunbrella with 2 side windows and zippered openable forward center section and with custom stainless-steel frame to allow adequate handle clearance for coachroof winching operations.
New Isenglass for dodger (2021)
Mehler compass cover, white fabric
Bimini with stainless-steel frame
Fairclough custom fitted winter cover with frame
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