SWAN 90 S
The Swan 90 is the latest in a long line of high quality racing yachts designed by Nautor’s Swan’s designer, German Frers. In the Swan 90, Frers has combined an elegant and sophisticated cruiser in Nautor’s Swan inimitable style with his unrivalled experience of building high tech racing yachts.
|90.91 ft 27.71 m
|Length of waterline:
|80.54 ft 24.55 m
|21.19 ft 6.46 m
|14.44 ft 4.40 m
|40560 lbs 18400 kg
|125000 lbs 56700 kg
|449 US gal 1700 ltr
|264 US gal 1000 ltr
|39.6 US gal 150 ltr
|Water maker (per 24 h):
|1458 US gal 5520 ltr
|106 US gal 400 ltr
|24 V 1200 Ah
|2 x 20 kVA 230V, 50Hz
|Shore Power transformer:
|15 kVA 230V, 50Hz
|72000 BTU 21 kW
|230 Bhp 172 kW
|2131 sq ft 198.0 m2
|2732 sq ft 253.8 m2
|2251 sq ft 209.1 m2
|8288 sq ft 770.0 m2
Female moulded E-glass/vinylester
laminate with aramid and unidirectional
carbon reinforcements in selected areas.
Monolithic structure up to waterline.
Topsides are a foam cored E-glass/
vinylester sandwich structure. Excellent
strength and fatigue properties due to
a high proportion of unidirectional fibre
in the laminate stack. The hull laminate
is post cured according to the resin
manufacturer’s recommendation. Pre-made
E-glass/vinylester stringers and web frames
with carbon capping. Their hollow
sections are used for ventilation purposes
or as cable conduits. Engine beds are
an integral part of the hull structure
as stiffeners. Special attention is given
to assure a rigid foundation and proper
bonding to hull. Structural bulkheads are
carbon/epoxy pre-preg sandwich structure
secondary bonded to hull and deck.
Carbon fibre mast step. There are tie rods
from the mast collar to the step. Bronze
sea cocks for all through-hull connections
below waterline with access, well
insulated. The inboard side of the sea
cocks are fitted with a stud long enough
to take two hose clamps. Two hull
windows in main saloon and owner’s
cabin. One in each amidships guest cabin.
Hull topsides finish: painted in Snow
white, RAL #9003 with blue cove line
and double boot top.
Hull bottom: treated with epoxy primer
Wet epoxy system using carbon fibre
straps laid over stainless steel bushings.
The chain plates are post cured according
to resin manufacturer’s recommendations.
Main shroud and split backstay chainplates
are bonded to the hull. There is a recessed
head stay. Ballast bulb is lead casting with
4.5% antimony and is attached to a steel
fin. AISI 329 bolts used for keel
attachment. Fin is faired.
Isotop rudder with carbon fibre/epoxy
skins on a foam core and a tubular carbon
fibre stock. Lower tip of rudder designed
to break before the stock. Weed deflector
infront of rudder. Two self-aligning JP3
bearings. Lower bearing has double seals
to prevent leakage.Lightweight aluminium
steering quadrant bolted to rudder stock.
Twin wheel sprocket and chain system
with stainless steel cables. Custom built
composite pedestals with space for a
compass, navigation- and control systems.
Two 1200 mm clear coated carbon
composite wheels with independent
disconnection. The emergency steering
is by autopilot.
Opening giving direct access to the
dinghy garage. It has a piston compressor
for transom door air seal.
The door extends to cockpit level
for maximum opening and discrete look
using two custom built stainless steel
hydraulic rams.Bathing/boarding platform
made from carbon fibre pre-preg for
maximum stiffness. 9 mm teak recessed
on upper topsides. Shore connection
hatch and a shore power cable 15 m. City
water connection with pressure regulator.
Space for landline telephone connection.
Carbon swim ladder with flush stainless
Storage for the sails and equipment
in fo’c’sle and custom built stainless
boarding ladder. Floorboards light weight
composite construction. The top sides
are faired and top coated.
Provisions for storage of the yacht’s
equipment in lazarette. Storage for 2,5 m
carbon fibre powered telescopic gangway.
Dinghy garage with access from main
deck. Hot and cold shower with a hose
The main deck is carbon fibre pre-preg
sandwich construction, with honeycomb
core, bonded to hull. High density foam
core under deck fittings. The coach roof
and coamings are infusion moulded
carbon fibre reinforced vinylester with
a low density foam core
Selected light teak is oil-waxed for all
Vinyl covered removable overhead panels
are installed in all accommodation areas.
Floorboards PVC-sandwich construction
with teak with koto stripes, supported on
vibration damping materials. Oil-waxed as
the rest of the interior. Four suction lifters
Bulkheads are covered with a noise barrier
and separate skin panels. Interior partitions
are a foam sandwich construction with
skins of veneered marine plywood.
Partitions are built to meet 20 dB (A) level
of airborne sound reduction. Cabin doors
close onto rubber faced landings for
maximum noise reduction. All locker
doors are fitted with high quality
furnishing hinges. Hanging lockers are
fitted with rails and have automatic
Hand rails are fitted throughout the vessel
where needed for safe movement under
deck. Wall lamps are installed at the head
end of all berths and sofas. General cabin
lighting will have spotlight down lighting
with dimmer controls.
Drawers are made of teak. Mirrors of
marine quality, edges sealed. Teak
Openable deck hatches are fitted with
roller blinds and mosquito screens. Deck
house windows fitted with pleated blinds.
Hull windows are fitted with roller blinds.
Mattresses of sprung type manufactured
for marine use based on batten system
providing underside ventilation. Foam
mattresses for Pullman berths. Upholstery
foams and fillings are non-flammable.
Fabrics and leathers chosen from Nautor’s
interior collection. Dust covers for sofas
and settees and tables.
Guest bathrooms have white paneled
bulkheads, teak floorboards, Corian
counter tops and back splash. floorboards.
Tempered glass door in shower stall with
stainless steel fittings.
Engine room internally sound insulated
and equipment mounted with
consideration of noise and vibration
reduction with fluorescent lighting. Fire
resistance meets SOLAS requirements.
Propeller area sound insulated. Engine
room surfaces and technical equipment are
painted in white RAL # 9010 where
Main engine Volkswagen TDI V6,
230hp@3500rpm with direct mounted
reduction gear supported on flexible
mounts. Gearbox is a ZF W220 vertical
offset, reduction 3,555:1 gearbox. Drive
shaft is a Aquadrive CVB 32.30 down
angled 5°. The propeller shaft is made of
corrosive resistant steel supported by
water-lubricated rubber bearings at Pbracket
and stern tube. 4-blade Brunton
Varifold propeller. Hundested FT1R
retractable bow thruster.
Wet exhaust system for both main engine
and diesel generator. Fuel tanks with
inspection hatches and shut off valves.
Cooling water is discharged below
waterline, and exhaust gases discharged
under transom. Thermostat-controlled
fresh water cooling for engine and
generator. Drip trays connected to waste
The engine and diesel generator have their
own starting battery sets. Engine and
thruster controls on cockpit pedestals.
Hydraulics are run by a Bosch-Rexroth
custom designed system providing power
for sail handling, anchor windlass, and
retractable bow thrusters. It has two
different sources of power running
independently of each other to ensure
trouble free operation.
Clean Agent (FM200) fire extinguishing
system for engine room space.
Two fire hydrants with hose reel, one
forward and one aft.
Seawater hoses of reinforced PVC tubing,
fresh water piping of polypropylene, nylon
or copper tubing.
Engine room piping is colour coded, with
arrows indicating direction of flow. 2
stainless steel water tanks. Pressurised hot
and cold water with a 24 l pressure tank
connected to system run by 2 pumps.
Thermostat controlled stainless steel water
heater 150 l 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.
City water connection with filter enabling
shore water supply to be piped directly
into the pressure water system.
Electrical anchor wash/fire pump with
connection on deck. Capacity 180 l/min.
Five separate bilge compartments, each
with their own DC driven and manual
back up pumps. Capacity 140 l/min. Toilet
flushing by fresh pressurised water. 2 black
water tanks, 2 grey water tanks both with
SaniGard vent filter.
Space for gas bottles in drained locker.
Four-burner stainless steel gas stove and
electric oven, gimballed.
Extractor hood with built in lighting.
Dishwasher, microwave oven, air
compression general, waste disposal unit,
washing machine and dryer. Two 107 l
refrigerators and two 95 l freezers.
Forced ventilation with electric heating
mode directing fresh air into cabins and
exhaust air out through heads. Silencers
installed to reduce noise. Galley has an
independent system. Climate can be
controlled with central cooled /heated
waterbourne system. Four custom made
Frigonautica 24V DC water cooled
compressors units for fridges and freezers.
All tanks systems are monitored and status
displayed on main switch board in galley.
Fire alarm system and a Clean Agent
(FM200) fire extinguishing system
for engine room.
2-pole 24 V insulated return DC-system
for lighting, blowers, pumps etc. Wires are
sized to minimise voltage drop.
Battery banks for service and hydraulic
batteries located aft of engine room.
Enersys maintenance-free gel type for
lights etc. and Optima Yellow Top batteries
for auto pilot pump and central hydraulic
system. The service battery is charged by a
24V 140A alternator and also have 24V
100 A chargers with 3-step charge
characteristics, two for service and one for
The starting batteries consist of two 12V
banks, one for the main engine and one
for the generator. They are of maintenance
free AGM type located in engine room.
Main engine starter battery has a 12V
The onboard AC system is a 230 V 50 Hz
single-phase three-wire system, and can be
fed either by the diesel generator, shore
power inlets or DC/AC inverters. The keel
is the underwater earthing point.
2 single-phase Northern Lights 20 kW
generators producing 230V 50Hz AC.
There is 24V 35A alternator on each diesel
generator. Shore power via shore inlet plug
230V 3-pole 63A in transom. Separate
shore inlet for air conditioning with a
galvanic isolator. Shore power has a 15kVA
Inverters with separate transfer switch
converting 24 V DC to 230 V 50Hz AC.
One 5000VA model for single phase
consumers, one 1500VA for instruments
Prop shaft, keel and thruster have their
own individual sacrificial anodes.
Navigation, rig, deck and underwater
AC and DC panels on main switchboard
2 SUUNTO 5” magnetic compasses
on steering pedestals.
There is a comprehensive package,
consisting of Brookes & Gatehouse
Hercules 3000 with central processor unit,
masthead unit, speed/temperature sensor,
depth sensors and external alarm.
Navigation, communication and
Quartz clock and Wempe barometer.
Autopilot running off its individual power
pack is driving the steering quadrant
via twin low friction cylinders.
Hydraulic back-up for emergency use
Offshore Spars swept back (25°) four
spreader rig with discontinuous shrouds.
White faired carbon mast with luff track
for mainsail. Carbon spreaders with lights.
Hi-Load sheaves. White carbon Park
Avenue boom, vang and lazy jacks.
Hydraulic outhaul system and
arrangement for 2 reefs.
Built-in deck lights and preventer system.
Masthead with four forward and one aft
halyard, and staysail halyard.
Internal wiring, shielded and secured to
mast. Navtec rod rigging headstay and inner
stay have toggles at upper and lower end.
Main shroud rigging screws barrel pin type.
Powered hydraulic rig functions: furling
headstay with double groove aluminium
foil, boom vang, jib halyard, mainsail
outhaul, backstay, inner forestay tensioner,
Cunningham. Hydraulic mast jack with
spacers and removable manual pump.
Dynema running rigging. Main halyard
with screw shackle, headsail
halyards and sheets with snap shackles.
An Owner’s Manual is provided in with
directions for use and maintenance,
drawings and diagrams for main systems and
handbooks for machinery and components.
One CQR 180 lbs anchor on hydraulically
powered swinging arm. Fortress FX-85
stern anchor. 100 m 12 mm high-tensile
anchor chain. 100 m 25 mm plaited nylon
anchor line. Four mooring lines 15 m each,
diameter 22 mm. Four mooring lines 30 m
each, diameter 22 mm.
Eight Avon air fenders with lines. Anchor
light with cable and plug. Two boat hooks
One removable MPS block Harken C5813
ø150 mm on C7403 base.
Four 10” double grip and four 10” single
grip winch handles. Two Bosun’s chairs.
Sails to be provided by Customer.
Portable fire extinguishers. Basic spare