Swiss S 30 – sold 27. March 21

Swede 55 has two smaller sisters, named S40 and S30. Here is the rare occasion to own a well kept S30.

Darkblue hull with white sprayed superstructure, teakdeck. Extensive refit by well reputed Lake Constance boatyard 2003. Beautiful and fun to sail. Big wardrobe with many light air sails. Well maintained and equipped by knowledgable owner.

Easy to manage singlehanded or by a couple due to lightweight concept, headsail furler and handy mainsail. Thanks to 8 feet 2 inch beam easy to move to remote destinations. Elegant boat with comfortable and safe centre cockpit. Full headroom near companionway. Two bunks in forecabin, two in main cabin, two in aft cabin. Accomodation suiting a couple with occasional guests or the family. Robust construction with rigid hull and rocksolid keel suspension by well reputed swedish yard. Untinkered and tastefully maintained S30 with original racing certificate. Boat owned by seller since 1973.

Length over all 41 ft 13 in – 12.50 m
Beam 8 ft 2 in – 2.50 m
Depth ≈ 4 ft 11 in – 1.50 m
Design Knud Reimers
Yard Fisksaetra Varv, Vaestervik
year built 1973
Construction-/Sailnumber 54/SUI 54
nominal Sail Area, main + 85 % fore triangle (thus the model name S 30) 323 sq ft – 30 sqm
actual Sail Area (main & jib) 405 sq ft – 37.6 sqm
Mainsail, 5 full length battens, Vogel & Meier 2008 240 sq ft – 22.3 sqm
Jib, Vogel & Meier 1996 165 sq ft – 15.3 sqm
Top Genoa 603 sq ft – 56 sqm
Genoa Racing light 2011 366 sq ft – 34 sqm
Genoa heavy 2009 347 sq ft – 32.2 sqm
Gennaker Kuhn Sails 2007 538 sq ft – 60 sqm
Spinnaker blue/green Vogel & Meier 2003 1,076 sq ft – 100 sqm
Spinnaker black/red Vogel & Meier 861 sq ft – 80 sqm

four tarpaulins plus Bimini

  • heavy tarpaulin covering entire boat in winter
  • summer awning covering teak deck of launched boat
  • handy canopy between mast and aft stay enhancing life on board
  • Bimini for sunny days aboard
  • UV-cover for furled headsail

Engine

  • Volvo Penta Diesel MD 5B, 5.51 kw/7.5 hp two cycle/internal cooling of 1978*
  • Saildrive 110 S transmission
  • Gori feathering propeller of 1985
  • fuel tank 4.83 US gal. – 25 l
  • last engine service with oil and filters changed July 2020
  • permit for Lake Constance by local authorities 2020

hull below water

  • new, slightly longer rudder with ellipical tip, skeless for better turning in narrow ports of 2002
  • osmosis prevention by yard 1994
  • second osmosis prevention by yard 2009
  • boat stored annually on hard October – April

spars/rigging

  • Seldén aluminum spar & boom, 2002 painted white
  • carbon spinnaker pole
  • upper shrouds in Rod 2002
  • lower shrouds and headstay 1 x 19 stainless steel
  • two below deck headsail furlers, made by Bartels
  • aftstay & runners Dyneema 2002
  • halyards and sheets 8 – 10 mm Dyneema 2013 – 16

Interiour

The owner lives near his boat. Cabins were reconditioned over the years in collaboration with a boatbuilder. Bunks in main cabin were slightly lowered for more comfortable seating. Toilet installed starboard side near companionway.

Accessories

  • two Harken aluminum winches
  • four new retractable stainless steel mooring bollards
  • stainlee steel bathing/rescue ladder made by Bacher
  • Autopilot for tiller
  • compressor fridge by Wemo 2018
  • big teak table for main cabin and cockpit
  • small table with mobile support
  • dry lavatory by Colani
  • two new batteries for starter and 12 V supply aboard 2020
  • 220 V battery charger

Trailer for winter storage

  • for 25 km/h land transport, made by Weber
  • bigger wheels for soft transport of the boat
  • upgrade with hydraulic operated brakes
  • trailer stored in shed during summer months

* durable two cycle cooled engine; accoarding to Volvo Penta spare part supply still good.