S30 cruising square metre boat Kauri

This S30 with construction and sail number 22 is remarkable in two respects: Kauri is in good condition with a mint interior crafted by the Wegener boatyard and a renewed engine with Lake Constance permission (high environmental and exhaust standard). Secondly, the boat comes with a 2 m longer carbon rig, power winches and new sails. It is ideally suited for single-handed sailing or for two.

Two spreader Carbon spar with high aspect jib & mainsail – Foto private

Everything has already been done here that the experienced and demanding sailor plans to upgrade today. The light-wind characteristics have been optimised with a two-metre longer carbon mast for runner-free handling. Add to that the painted superstructure, teak deck and hull in elegant dark blue.

Thanks to its 2.50 m beam, you can trailer the boat to nice European destinations, other lakes, the Baltic Sea or the Mediterranean.

The S30 is a robust and durable Swedish quality manufacture. It was built ground-safe for the archipelago with plenty of rocks. Click here for more details on this type of boat.

The rudder, which is skeg-guided over its entire length and correspondingly safe, is directly impelled by the prop – foto owner

Thanks to the shaft drive, there is no need for the annoying and expensive regular replacement of the saildrive seal (seven year intervals). A sporty, elegant boat with a comfortable and safe centre cockpit, headroom in the companionway, two berths in the foredeck, two in the saloon, two in the aft cabin. Ideal for a couple with occasional guests or the family. Children love having their own kingdom aft.

The mast stands on the cabin roof. This makes setting and laying the spar easy. Further this design saves the usual leakage at the mast through rain and condensation around the notoriously leaky mast sleeve.

Key figures S30

  • Construction Knud H. Reimers
  • Yard/year of construction Fisksätra Varv AB, Västervik/Sweden 1973
  • Length 12.50 m
  • Width 2.50 m
  • Draught ≈ 1.50 m
  • Displacement ≈ 3.6 – 4 t
Worth seeing new interior from Yachtwerft Wegener in natural teak – foto by owner

Interior Kauri

Finished in natural oiled teak with solid wood lipping. As can be seen in the photos, the surfaces are in excellent, almost mint condition with no significant signs of use. The yacht was overhauled a few years ago by the Wegener yard near Hamburg for 50 thousand €. In the process, the design of the cabin interior was stylishly retained.

New chart table on starboard side – foto owner

All cushions in green Alcanatra, stored at home over the winter, also for the cockpit benches and the aft cabin. The upholstery has hardly been used and is in almost new condition. Lighted clothes locker, crockery, cutlery and glasses complete.

New cushions in Alcantara – foto owner


Dual-circuit cooled Nanni twin-cylinder diesel N 2.14 with 10.3 kW, 14 hp from 2007 with Lake Constance permission. 12 Volt 70 Amp alternator. Operation with shaft and folding propeller close to rudder. Oil change, impeller, diesel filter, cooling water filter checked or renewed. Stainless steel diesel tank 30 l.

  • Sprayhood
  • Two 100 Ah batteries: 1 x for starter (2022), 1 x for electrical system (cool box and lights, 2019). The third one for the motorised headsail furling system and motor winches to be replaced by buyer.
  • 220 V battery charger.
  • Stainless steel fresh water tank 30 l.
  • Washbasin with unused grey water tank.
  • the toilet as currently installed has no Lake Constance approval. The valves must be sealed. The installation of a standard chemical toilet for Lake Constance is recommended. Due to the year of construction before 1980, the toilet can be operated in some other waters as installed without a holding tank.
  • Pressurised water system in galley. Fixed grey water tank.
  • Two-burner fuel stove.
  • Anchor locker with 220 volt shore power connection.
  • Windows and hatches are watertight, mosquito net under forward hatch.
  • Autopilot with tiller thrust linkage.
  • Halogen spotlight with 300 metre range.
  • Sprayhood, can be connected to form a complete cockpit canopy.
  • Blue sun canopy extending from the mast to above the cockpit.
  • Central control panel for electrics, VHF radio communication system
  • Log, anemometer.
  • sheets, mooring ropes.
  • 25 km/h harbour trailer, tyres ≈ ten years old, driven ≈ 5 km.
Nav station with Radio, VHF and basic electrical panel – foto owner

Carbon spar, no runners

  • 14.40 m long carbon mast from Seldén and long aluminium boom from 2015 for 37.000 €.
  • thanks to its construction the carbon mast is sailed without runners
  • powered furling jib from Bartels (motor below deck) from 2014 for 5.000 €.
  • electric main halyard winch
  • standing rigging renewed in 2015

Sails as good as new

  • 32.60 sqm mainsail fully battened from One Sails from 2016 for 8.700 €.
  • 30.3 sqm genoa radial sandwich laminate from One Sails matching to furling system from 2016 for 3.090 €
  • 90 sqm spinnaker from Vogel & Meier Switzerland of older date
  • another set of sails from Jan Segel, consisting of main and jib in very good condition.

The boat is located in Radolfzell/Lake Constance. Details of the S30 can be found on this page. The boat is offered on behalf of the owner due to age without brokerage commission. As described in the Yacht advice page, I advise and support buyers and boat owners. If you are seriously interested, I will put you in touch with the owner.

S30 first version, S30 Chichester, S30 second version, Swede 41, Swede 41 Classic

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