S30 cruising square metre boat Chichester (sold)

Swede 55 has two smaller sisters, the Jubilee S40 and S30 cruising variants of the classy square metre boat. Here is an opportunity to buy a well-kept and well-equipped S30. Comprehensive sailing wardrobe with several light wind sails for Lake Constance.

Dark blue hull with teak deck. Extensive refit by reputable Lake Constance yard in 2003: superstructure painted white, teak deck. A pleasure to sail and to look at. Thanks to the low weight, headsail furling system and handy mainsail, easy to sail alone or by two. Easy transport/change of location thanks to 2.50 m width.

A sporty and elegant boat with a comfortable and safe centre cockpit. Headroom in the companionway, two berths forward, two in the saloon, two in the aft cabin. Ideal for a couple with occasional guests or the family. Swedish quality shipyard construction for the archipelago: Robust, well proven and grounded boat. Stylishly preserved, unmodified and class-compliant boat with original first-hand measurement certificate.

Length over all12,50 m
Beam2,50 m
Draft≈ 1,50 m
DesignKnud Reimers
YardFisksätra Varv/Västervik
Buit1973
Construction-/Sailnumber54/SUI 54
Displacement≈ 4 t
Ballast (Lead)≈ 1,45 t
nominal Sailarea, Main + 85 % Foretriangle (this the type S 30)30 sqm
actual Sail area (Main & Jib)37,6 sqm
Mainsail, 5 full length battens Latten, Vogel & Meier 200822,3 sqm
Jib, Vogel & Meier 199615,3 sqm
Top Genoa56 sqm
Genua Racing light 201134 sqm
Genua heavy 200932,2 sqm
Gennaker Kuhn Sails 200760 sqm
Spinnaker blue/green Vogel & Meier 2003100 sqm
Spinnaker black/red Vogel & Meier80 sqm

four tarpaulins plus Bimini

  • over all winter storage tarpaulin
  • small tarpaulin for living on board from mast to backstay
  • Bimini sun protection for hot days aboard
  • Furling jib cover (UV protection)

Engine

  • Volvo Penta Diesel MD 5B, 5,51 kw/7,5 PS von 1978 mit Zweikreiskühlung*
  • Saildrive 110 S Getriebe
  • Gori Faltpropeller zweiflüglig von 1985
  • Dieseltank 25 l
  • letzte Motorenwartung mit Öl und Filterwechsel Juli 2020
  • Bodenseezulassung: letzte Abnahme durch Seepolizei Thurgau 2020

Underwaterbody

  • slightly longer rudder blade optimised with elliptical lower edge, in favour of manoeuvrability in narrow harbour basin without skeg, 2002
  • first osmosis prevention (by professional) 1994
  • second osmosis prevention (by professional) 2009
  • Boat stored ashore annually from October to April

Rigg

  • Seldén aluminium mast & boom, 2002 painted white
  • Carbon spinnaker boom
  • upper shrouds in Rod 2002
  • lower shrouds and headstay 1 x 19 stainless steel
  • two Bartels headsail furling systems (elegant below deck design)
  • Backstay & runners made in Dyneema 2002
  • halyards and sheets in 8 – 10 mm Dyneema 2013 – 16

Interiour

Renovated by owner together with a boat builder. The benches in the saloon were lowered for improved sitting. Toilet room to starboard at companionway. Refurbished galley to port. Full headroom in companionway area.

further Equipment

  • two new Harken aluminium winches
  • our new retractable stainless steel cleats
  • stainless steel bathing ladder by Bacher
  • autopilot for the tiller
  • mobile compressor coolbox made by Wemo 2018
  • large teak table for saloon and centre cockpit
  • small cockpit table with underframe
  • Colani dry toilet
  • two new batteries for electrical system and starter 2020
  • 220 V battery charger

Port trailer

  • for 25 km/h by Weber
  • hydraulic brakes retrofitted
  • the trailer stored in the barn in summer

March 27th 2021 sold