Swan 45 sold by Yeoman Yachts:


  • Year:

  • Model:

    Swan 45
  • Location:

    Newport Beach, California

Sold - Swan 45 FREE BYRD

  • Model:
    2002 Swan 45
  • Hull Number:
  • LOA:
    45 ft 0 in
  • Beam:
    12 ft 8 in
  • Keel:
    Fin (L) Bulb
  • Engine:
    Volvo Penta D2-55 - 53 HP

FREEBYRD is a spectacular racer/cruiser from Nautor’s Swan combining high performance and modern design techniques with the quality
craftsmanship that made this yard famous. The Swan 45 Class boasts a 50 strong fleet around the globe, with wins at major international regattas, including the 2014 Pacific Cup.

FREE BYRD features a carbon fiber mast and boom with a set of two swept back spreaders, adjustable back stay, two bulb keels (deep and shoal draft), teak decks, a beautiful teak interior, and much more. Her design makes her an ideal fast cruiser with her uncluttered decks, ease of maneuvering, and robust build quality.

The current owners purchased a new set of Ballard racing sails in 2012/2013 in addition to the original set of North Sails. She is ready to cruise the coast or round the buoys. FREE BYRD is a special offering for the discerning yacht owner.

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White gel coat hull with Swan Blue waterline and sheer stripes

Fiberglass/vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcements in selected areas

Topsides are cored

From the waterline down the hull is solid fiberglass

Epoxy primer

Baltoplate racing finish on the bottom

Fin keel with bulb

Carbon fiber spade rudder

Cored fiberglass deck with teak overlay glued and vacuum bagged

Large starboard cockpit seat locker

Large lazarette

Radar post aft, removable.

Pad eyes for safety lines

(2) Aluminum line holder bars, (1) in anchor locker, (1) in cockpit locker

S/S bow and stern rails

Double lifelines

Teak toe rail at bow

(2) Lewmar deck hatches

(5) Opening ports

Mooring lines

(4) Fenders

(2) Boat hooks

(1) Anchor light w/cable

3 ­Blade folding prop 


Lewmar Winches include:

54AEST, 2 speed, electric primaries

(2) #50AEST, 2­speed, electric mainsheet

All electric winches can be operated from the helm station

(2) #48AST, 2­speed, halyard


Large deck accessed anchor locker

Removable stern lockers that second as a helmsman's seat for cruising

Lewmar Ocean 1 anchor electric windlass w/gypsy, removable

Anchor roller, removable

35lb Delta anchor

150 Ft anchor chain


(2) Manual bilge pumps

(1) Automatic electric bilge pump

Eberspacher 12 volt forced air cabin heater (2013)

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Two stateroom, two head layout. The master stateroom is forward with ensuite head. The guest stateroom is aft to port. The second head is aft to starboard, just abaft the nav station. The interior is fitted out with satin teak veneer of the highest quality. The main salon features fore and aft facing settees on the port and starboard side, both of which can be converted to berths. A teak table with folding leafs is situated between the settees. The nav station is just aft of the salon to starboard and the galley sits adjacent to port.


(2) Built­-in settees (port and starboard) which convert to over/under bunks 

Built­-in teak table with folding leaves

Teak and holly sole

Deep storage cabinets behind settees

Overhead hatch with sun shade 

Port lights with sliding curtains


L­-shaped galley with Formica countertops

Double stainless steel sink

(2) 12v DC cold plate reefer/freezer compartments 

Force 10 gimballed propane oven and cooktop 

Built-­in cabinet and under counter storage

Salt water and fresh water foot pumps


Built­-in V­-Berth

Overhead hatch with shade

Hanging locker

Built­-in cabinet and drawer storage 

Overhead and reading lights


Queen sized berth

Port light with sliding shade

Hanging locker

Built­-in cabinet and drawer storage 

Overhead and reading lights


B & G H2000 Race Pack

Wind functions, depth, speed, barometer and separate Flux Gate compass as backup 

B & G FFD's in the cockpit and at the chart table

(2) 20/20 displays on the mast

B & G H2000 autopilot


ICOM HM­127B remote mic and Polyplanar speaker at helm

Furuno 1833C/NT radar with 10.4" display at chart table

Furuno GPS, GP1700C/NT 7" color display at pedestal

Furuno BBF1 depth sounder

Furuno ARP11 w/10 target ARPA plotter

Northstar 952FX Color GPS

(2) Sony speakers in cockpit with S/S protection rails

Suunto compass at pedestal

Clarion am/fm CD player w/Ipod connector and Sirius ready


12 Volt DC and 110 volt AC systems

440 Amp/hour gel cell battery capacity

Master volt 80­amp battery charger

Master volt 1000 watt inverter

110 Volt, 30 amp shore power deck plug

50 Foot, 110 volt shore power cord

110 Volt outlets throughout boat

Cantalupi 12 volt lights in salon

12 Volt outlet at chart table

Halogen lights throughout

Isolated nightlight at companionway

Deck light mounted on mast

130 amp engine alternator

55 amp engine alternator

Switch panel at helm for deck and nav lights


(2) plastic water tanks under starboard settee. Total capacity 84 gallons.

Isotherm 6 gallon water heater

Pressurized hot and cold water

Saltwater and fresh water foot pumps

(2) Jabsco manual salt water heads

Stainless steel holding tank. 17 gallon capacity


Hall carbon mast with two sets of swept spreaders, trisail and spinnaker pole tracks

Hall carbon boom w/lazy jacks

Hall carbon spinnaker pole

Hall carbon spinnaker strut

Navtec rod rigging

Navtec hydraulic backstay and mainsail outhaul with duplicate panels port and starboard

Removable hydraulic mast jack

High­tech running rigging

Harken roller furler (removable for racing)

Tuff Luff jib track over totally separate forestay

Hall solid boom vang

Most running rigging leads under the deck including mainsheet, mainsheet traveler lines, halyards and reef lines Spinlock clutches on aft end of coach roof

Jib car pullers

In haulers for jib sheet


Head Sails:

Ballard Sails Racing Medium Carbon/Vectran Jib (2012)

Ballard Sails Racing Heavy GPL Carbon Jib (2013)

Ballard Sails Racing Stay Sail (2012)

North Sails Cruising Roller Jib (2010)

North Sails Light Racing Jib

North Sails Medium Racing Jib

North Sails Heavy Racing Jib

North Sails Storm Jib

Main Sail:

North Sails Cruising Main (2010)


Ballard Sails Racing (.75) S2 Symmetric

Ballard Sails Racing (1.5) S4 Symmetric

Ballard Sails Racing Fingerlicker Superlight

North Sails 2A

North Sails 3A

North Sails 1A

2 Spinnaker socks for easy hoist/take down (2013)


Owner's manuals

Bosun's chair

Flag pole and ensign

Removable swim ladder at stern

Mosquito and blackout screens for each deck hatch

Optional additional fuel tank added

Drinking water purifier

Fresh water hot and cold deck shower aft


Mainsail cover

Pedestal and wheel cover

Line bags for cockpit

ORC safety kit including lifebuoy mounted on pushpit

New Racing Head (2012)

Lightweight anti skid racing floors

Custom boom tent (2012)


Stern deck storage lockers


Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.


Details of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. Buyer should instruct his agents, and/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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Yeoman Yachts

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