SWAN 66 FD
The 40th anniversary model is the ultimate performance cruiser from Nautor’s Swan. Conceived to provide a genuine performance cruising solution, it encompasses modern design, new materials and state of the art production to find a perfect balance between performance and comfort.
Designed by German Frers, the Swan 66 has a canoe body with large volume, offering a spacious interior constructed using the latest design technology and high tech materials.
|Length overall:||66.01 ft 20.12m|
|Length of waterline:||56.40 ft 17.19 m|
|Beam:||17.68 ft 5.39 m|
|Draught (light):||10.5 ft 3.2 m|
|Ballast:||20720 Ibs 9400 Kg|
|Displacement (light):||66000 Ibs 30000 kg|
|Fuel:||211 US gal 800 ltr|
|Water:||264 US gal 1000 ltr|
|Hot Water:||19.8 US gal 75 ltr|
|DC Power:||24 V 600 Ah|
|AC Power:||11.9 kVA 230V, 50 Hz|
|Shore Power:||11.5 kVA 230 V 50 A|
|Airconditioning:||50000 BTU 14,5 kW|
|Fore triangle:||1102.06 sq.ft 102.4 m²|
|Main sail:||1308.9 sq.ft 121.6 m²|
|Jib:||1026.9 sq.ft 95.4 m²|
|Engine - Steyr:||163 HP 120 kW|
Female moulded E-glass/polyester
laminate with a vinylester skincoat.
Monolithic structure up to waterline.
Topsides are a foam cored E-glass/polyester
sandwich structure. Excellent strength
and fatigue properties due to a high
proportion of unidirectional fibre in the
laminate stack. Precise curing times
and temperatures under vacuum used
to maximise surface quality. All longitudinal
stringers are glass/carbon lay-ups over
pre- made hollow sections. Longitudinal
girders and transverse keel floors
are L-sections with a glass/carbon lay-up.
Engine bed is made of GRP with steel
backing plates. Structural bulkheads
are infused carbon/vinylester sandwich
structure secondary bonded to hull and
deck. Composite main shroud and backstay
chainplates bonded to the inside skin.
Hull finish is a weather resistant NGA
type with topsides gelcoat white NGA
9650 and boot top and cove stripe in dark
blue NGA 7344. Uncoloured gelcoat
below waterline. Bottom treated with
epoxy primer for improved blistering
resistance, and antifouled.
The keel is a lead casting alloyed with
antimony and bolted to the bottom grid.
Keel bolts are of high-tensile stainless steel.
Composite mast step. There are tie rods
from the mast collar to the step. Bronze
through-hull fittings below waterline with
access. The inboard side of the sea cocks
will be fitted with a stud long enough
to take two hose clamps.
Single rudder with dual steering gear.
The rudder blade is foam filled with
carbon fibre/epoxy skins. Rudder stock
is carbon/ epoxy. A weed cutter is fitted
in front of the rudder. The rudder
bearings are self-aligning. Steering sheaves
are provided with guards to prevent
jamming. The aluminium steering
quadrant is bolted to the rudder stock.
Composite pedestals with roller bearings
and friction brake. Sail handling and
furling controls on port pedestal.
Two 1.05 m clear coated carbon
composite wheels. Emergency tiller
stowed in lazarette.
Hydraulically operated transom
door/bathing platform with teak surface
and pneumatic seal. The transom
door/bathing platform can be operated
with a wireless remote control. The
lazarette is separated with a watertight
bulkhead from the interior. Separate
locker for LPG tanks. Two tinted hull
windows on each side of the saloon
of toughened laminated glass.
The main deck is infusion moulded
sandwich structure. Fibres are a mixture
of carbon and glass with a vinylester resin
system. High density foam core or solid
laminate under deck fittings. The deck
is bonded to the hull and is stiffened
with deck beams of glass/carbon lay-ups
over a foam core.
Coaming and coach roof gelcoat white
NGA 9650. Laid teak on side and bridge
deck, coach roof, cockpit sole and seats.
Bonded to the deck, screws in hatch
frames and borders. Two removable teak
footrests for helmsman.
All winches are Harken self-tailing
electric powered, 24V. Two Harken
B980.3 STEA three speed main sheet
winches. Two Harken B980.3 STEA three
speed jib sheet winches. Two Harken
B70.3 STEA two speed winches on coach
roof. Harken screw in cups and blocks.
Harken C7388 screw in top inner forestay
chain plate and hydraulic tensioner.
Two Harken 3155, 2.1 m, tracks for jib
sheet with end/ pin stops. Harken C3018
stand-up blocks for runners and gennaker
sheets. Ten Harken 3123 mast base blocks
for halyards, reefs and main sheet. Harken
C3018 stand-up block for main sheet.
Harken H1963 57 mm, footblock
for leading gennaker tackline. Two Harken
H3007 100 mm, single blocks
for mainsheet. Harken H3009 100 mm,
double block for mainsheet.
Spinlock ZS1214 jammers for halyards,
main and jib sheet. Spinlock XX0812
clutch for gennaker tack line, jib car
towing line. Whichard padeyes.
Electric anchor windlass, Lewmar V6,
mounted under deck. Manual gas piston
supported stainless steel folding anchor
arm. Electric 24V, 2000W, retractable
Sanguineti Chiavari 3710400, capstan
drum mooring winch. Six stainless steel
pop-up mooring cleats fore, aft and
Aluminium mast collar designed for use
with Spartite support. Bathing ladder used
at bathing platform, stored in lazarette.
Side boarding ladder with fittings both
sides amidships, also for entering the sail
locker, stored in sail locker. One ladder
from cockpit to bathing platform. Stainless
steel halyard bail in front of the mast.
Life lines, stanchions, pulpit and push pit
spacing conforms to ISAF/ORC
requirements. Life lines stainless 8 mm
wire with polished turnbuckles and eyes.
Gates in lifelines amidships on each side.
Pulpit, push pit, stanchions 610 mm high
stainless steel tube. Pulpit is of open type.
Push pit has gate for easy access to bathing
platform / gangway.
Stainless steel socket for flagpole on inner
vertical push pit bar.
Nautor custom made flush mounted
tinted acrylic hatches with gutters
and frames in white painted composite.
All hatches are supported by gas cylinders.
Deck hatches leading to all cabin spaces
and living areas. Teak covered hatch to
anchor stowage, sail locker and lazarette.
4 Goiot Cristal 40-24R open able tinted
acrylic portholes in coamings, flush
mounted with aluminium frames.
2 tinted side windows on each side above
Two tinted acrylic deck lights, above
The lockable companionway has
a manually operated sliding hatch
and drop board of tinted acrylic.
Two cockpits with an open steering aft
Seats with backrests, each side of the
cockpits. Integrated lockers for life raft
storage in the aft cockpit seats.
One removable high gloss varnished teak
cockpit table with folding leaves in
forward cockpit, padded canvas stowage
bag. One large spray hood recessed
with a canvas cover over the main
companionway. The spray hood has three
windows in the front, the middle window
is able to open, including two leather
covered handrails. The
structure is a stainless steel tube with light
Cockpit cushions with backrests
for forward cockpit.
Canvas covers for the steering wheels
and the pedestals.
Two bags for halyard tails
Selected light teak is varnished and hand
rubbed to give a satin finish for all visible
woodwork. White vinyl covered removable
overhead panels are installed in all
accommodation areas. Visible topsides and
coachroof lined with white painted
paneling. Teak is mainly used for visible
interior. Varnished floorboards with satin
finish as the rest of the interior. PVCsandwich
construction with grooved oak
veneer and supported on vibration
camping materials. Two suction lifters will
Structural bulkheads are foam cored
carbon with separate skin panels. Water
tight collision bulkhead between forepeak
and forward head. Interior bulkheads and
panels are a foam core sandwich
construction with skins of teak-faced
marine plywood and painted panels on
upper parts. Partitions are built to meet 20
dB (A) level of airborne sound reduction.
All locker doors are fitted with high
quality furnishing hinges. Hanging lockers
are fitted with rails and have automatic
internal lights. Hand rails are fitted
throughout the vessel where needed for
safe movement under deck.
Reading lights are installed at the head end
of all berths and sofas. General cabin
lighting will have spotlight down lighting
with dimmer controls in saloon.
Drawers are made of teak. Mirrors of
marine quality, edges sealed.
Companionway ladder has non-slip steps.
Teak leeboards/canvas leecloths. Integrated
roller blinds/mosquito screens for hinged
deck hatches. Blinds for hull and coaming
windows in saloon. Portholes with roller
Mattresses of sprung type manufactured
for marine use based on batten system
providing underside ventilation. Foam
mattresses for Pullman berths. Fabrics and
leather chosen from Nautor�s Swan
interior collection. Galley lockers in wood.
Work top, fiddles, backsplash and sliding
doors Corian, Cameo White.
Guest showers are painted in upper areas,
GRP counter tops with a white Corian
back splash. Lockers, walls and floorboards
are in wood following the same style as the
cabin. Shower walls and floor in GRP
with teak floor grating. Tempered glass
door for shower stalls with stainless steel
Engine space internally sound insulated
and equipment mounted with
consideration of noise and vibration
reduction, fluorescent lighting. Propeller
area sound insulated.
Main engine Steyr MO166M28 six-cylinder,
output 120 kW 163HP at 2800rpm.
Engine and reduction gear supported on
flexible mounts. ZF 63 IV 2.48:1 ZF 63
IV 2.48:1 direct mounted hydraulic
The propeller shaft is made of high-tensile
corrosion resistant steel with flexible shaft
coupling. Drip-free shaft seal. Shaft
supported by rubber bearing at bracket
and stern tube. Four-bladed folding
propeller Brunton Varifold. Max Power
VIP 250, HYD 24 VDC retractable bow
thruster with own battery bank and charger.
Super silencing wet exhaust system for
both main engine and diesel generator.
Fuel tanks with inspection hatches. Fuel
valve chest with supply and return valve
for each tank. Cooling water is discharged
below waterline, and exhaust gases
discharged under transom. Thermostatcontrolled
fresh water cooling for engine.
Separate heat exchanger for the
consumable fresh water in the same circuit
making hot water available whenever the
engine is running. Hot water also with
a heating element on AC.
Engine controls on starboard cockpit
coaming. Thruster foot switches for port
and starboard starboard wheel. Up and
down control on starboard pedestal.
Hydraulics are run on the basis of a central
power pack supplying satellite valve groups
located close to operating unit. This reduces
inherent hydraulic noise and vibration.
Clean Agent (FM200) fire extinguishing
system for engine room space.
Two fire hydrants with hose reel, one
forward and one aft.
Seawater system with rubber hoses
and nylon piping, fresh water piping
of polypropylene, nylon or copper tubing.
Fuel, fresh, grey and black water tanks
are of welded stainless steel and provided
with baffles, inspection covers, sounding
plug and vent pipes.
Pressurised hot and cold water with an 18
liter pressure accumulator tank connected
to system run by two pumps for quiet
operation. Thermostat controlled stainless
steel water heater 75 liter using cooling
water or heating element running off AC
power. Insulated hot water pipes.
Water maker with self priming feed water
pumps made of bronze and AISI 316.
Electrical anchor wash/fire pump with
connection on deck. Five bilge pumps, 3
electrical submersible located in lazarette,
main bilge and fore peak. Two back up
hand pumps in forward cabin and cockpit.
Toilet flushing by fresh water. Full black
water tank disable flushing of toilets.
Space for two 6kg gas bottles in drained
locker accessed via anchor locker. Fourburner
stainless steel gas stove and oven,
gimballed with galley fan. Microwave
oven, air compression general and two 125
liter refrigerators and top loading 126 liter
Forced ventilation directing fresh air into
cabins and exhaust air out through heads.
Silencers installed to reduce noise. Galley
extractor own duct.Climate can be
controlled with central cooled/heated
waterbourne system. 3 custom made
Frigonautica 24V DC water cooled
All tanks systems are monitored and status
displayed on main switch board.
Fire alarm system and a Clean Agent
(FM200) fire extinguishing system
for engine space
2-pole 24 V insulated return DC-system
for lighting, blowers, pumps etc. Wires are
sized to minimise voltage drop.
Maintenance free traction gel type for
general service and instruments, each with
24V bank and either one or two 24V
chargers with 3-step charge. Battery banks
for service and instrument batteries
located in the saloon in ventilated GRP
boxes. One 24V 140A alternator on the
main engine for service and instrument
Starting batteries of maintenance free
AGM type with a paralleling switch.
12 V banks for main engine and generator,
Optima Yellow/Red Top. 12V 90A
alternator on main engine for engine
starting battery. Generator with own
alternator for its starting battery.
230V 50 Hz single-phase three-wire
grounded AC-system fed by the diesel
generator or shore power inlet or through
DC/AC inverters. Conversion of 24 V DC
to 230 V AC 50 Hz for single-phase AC
Shore inlet plug 230V, in lazarette with
polarity alarm, main switch and cable. Keel
is underwater earthing point.
Fischer Panda 14.000 NE PMS (11,9 kVA)
230V AC diesel generator.
Comprehensive installation of navigation,
rig and deck lights
AC and DC control panels on main
2 SUUNTO magnetic compasses on
There is a comprehensive package of
sailing instruments; navigation,
communication and entertainment
Wempe barometer and clock mounted at
B&G H3000 autopilot system with one
control unit at starboard steering. Console
with individual 24V constant running
power pack. Autopilot is driving the
steering quadrant via one Rexroth low
friction hydraulic cylinder.
Offshore Spars swept back three spreader
rig with discontinuous shrouds. White
painted carbon mast with Antal mainsail
track with gate at lower end for Antal
batten car system. Carbon spreaders with
lights. White carbon Park Avenue boom,
vang and lazy jacks, arrangement for 2
reefs and built-in deck lights. Sheaves for
two jib halyards, two gennaker halyards,
with provision for 2:1 to be used with a
possible Code 0, mainsail halyard with
provision for 2:1. Antal trysail track.
Neoprene mast boot with Dacron cover
over deck partners. Two pairs of folding
foot steps. Navtec rod rigging. Main
shroud turnbuckles barrel pin type.
Powered hydraulic rig functions: furling
headstay, boom vang, jib halyard tensioner,
mainsail outhaul, backstay, inner forestay
tensioner, Cunningham. Hydraulic mast
jack with spacers and removable manual
pump. Inner forestay and runners are
Aramid. Running rigging colour coded
Dyneema with snap shackles or D