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1996 Nautor Swan 44 MKII

Sausalito, California


TOMBOY is a shining example of a two-owner MKII beloved by the same owner since 1998. As one of the first MKII's ever produced it was befitting she was featured as the cover model for Swan's fleet brochure. She has spent her entire life cruising San Francisco Bay, never chartered or raced. And it shows. Under the watchful eye of Nautor Swan dealer and service provider at KKMI, no expense has been spared in the meticulous maintenance of this pedigree yacht.

Most notably this past year a new Volvo D-2 50hp engine & saildrive were installed by KKMI. While at the yard she also benefitted from new upper and lower rudder bearings. A labor-intensive job her next owner won't have to consider for years to come. Her exhaust hoses were replaced when the owner dropped in fresh batteries. She also sports fresh bottom paint with PropSpeed. Invoices for this work alone total over $85,000.

Her offshore cruising capabilities are top notch. Large genoa tracks add versatility for trimming and sail selection. A slick Navtec tuning station allows the helmsman to equalize the ship's hydraulics while running back stays add assurance in heavy offshore air. Cleverly positioned chain plates set the shrouds in board for safe passage up to the foredeck. An optional removable bowsprit sets the asymmetrical spinnaker. To round it all out there is a delivery dodger for foul weather. 

Her vacuum-bagged decks are in good condition and do not show their age. As a testament to her professional stewardship, this vessel is in stellar shape cosmetically. Her gelcoat topsides and stainless show to a high luster. Her windows and hatches are craze-free and their aluminum framing show no signs of pitting. Her signature double boot striping, navy canvas and the ship's interior all show like-new. North Sails main & jib have been updated in 2016. There's even a tender w/outboard included

You will be hard pressed to find a tidier MKII anywhere in the world.  

All service and repair records are available on request


Listed by Denison Yachting - Alameda

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH DENISON YACHTING - ALAMEDA 510-981-2021 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY MURRELL YACHTS. Murrell Yachts is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: TOMBOY
Make: Nautor Swan
Model: 44 MKII
Year: 1996
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Nautor Swan
Designer: German Frers
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SWNFIF04E696
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 44 ft / 13.41 m
Length Overall: 44'11 ft / 13.69 m
Waterline Length: 34'8 ft / 10.57 m
Beam: 13'9 ft / 4.19 m
Max Draft: 7'2 ft / 2.19 m
Displacement: 24,300 lb
Ballast: 8,400 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Single Berths: 6
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D2-50
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard/Outboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2021
  • Engine Hours: 3
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 6.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 8.5 kn


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 104 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 99 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity:


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Sail
Windlass Type: Electric
Stock Number: 1042624
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Sloop, Racers

2021 Re-power
  • New Volvo ST50 engine & sail drive and control panel
  • Upgraded to twin high-output alternators
  • New battery isolators
  • New house batteries
  • New water strainer, hose, and seacock
  • Muffler refurbished by KKMI
  • (3) New exhaust hoses 
  • New rudder bearing upgraded to the latest type which is replaceable without cutting out and re-glassing the bearing casing
  • Clean out fuel return line and inspection of fuel system
  • Fresh bottom paint and sail drive paint with Propspeed
Sails & Rigging
  • Triple spreader aluminum mast stepped to keel
  • Aluminum boom
  • Stainless steel rod standing rigging 
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster and vang to System 50 cockpit
  • Removable and adjustable babystay
  • Running backstays with 4-part tackles for offshore use
  • North Sails (Est. 2016)
  • (1) Battened mainsail
  • (1) 110% furling jib, (1) storm jib 
  • Harken headsail roller furling
  • New Harken car slides
  • Cutter inner-stay
  • Removable bow sprit/spinnaker pole


  • I: 57.35 ft
  • J: 16.73 ft
  • P:50.75 ft
  • E: 16.17 ft
  • SA Fore: 479ft
  • SA Main: 410ft
  • Forestay Length: 59.74 ft
Factory Options
  • Espar D5LC forced-air diesel heating
  • Spectra watermaker Ventura 150
  • Removable bowsprit for asymmetrical spinnaker
  • (2) Jabsco electric flush heads
  • Dodger
  • Bimini
  • Stereo 

Her interior treats the family sailor or racing crew with two cabins, one fore and one aft. Both accompanied by standing shower rooms complete with electric heads. Her interior can accommodate six sleeping guests with her spacious saloon with 6'3" headroom anointed with large drop leaf table, TV w/DVD and ample shelving.

The galley situated to-port features watermaker, propane stove, microwave and fridge with double stainless sinks.

Opposite the galley is the nav station with plotter, radar, tridatra repeaters and autopilot remote. Large AC/DC main breaker panel is easily accessible and well labeled.

The 44MKII features a large teak cockpit with deep lazarette sail locker to-starboard which houses the teak cockpit table.  Sugar scoop transom with swim ladder for easy walk through access. 

Additional Equipment
  • 1989 Inflatable Avon 9' Rover R-280 w/ 6-h.p. Evinrude outboard
  • Navy canvas mainsail cover
  • Navy canvas dodger 
  • Navy canvas cockpit Bimini (awning)
  • Navy canvas pedestal cover
  • Navy canvas winch covers (6)
  • Navy canvas helm lucite panel covers P&S
  • Navy canvas sugar scoop transom cover 
  • Navy canvas halyard bags P&S
  • Vinyl-covered foam cockpit cushions
  • S/S propane BBQ
  • Various lines and fenders
  • Owner's engine and equipment manuals
Ground tackle
  • Lewmar "Concept 1" low-profile 12-
    volt DC anchor windlass
  • Wheel with chain and cable to quadrant
  • 44lb. Bruce anchor
  • 45lb. CQR anchor
  • 37lb. Fortress anchor
  • 150ft. 3/8in chain
  • 200ft. estimated braided rode 
Deck Equipment
  • Teak decks with black caulking (glued)
  • (2) Harken 56.2CST 2-speed sheet winches
  • (2) Harken 48.2CST secondary winches
  • (2) Harken 48.2CST deck winches
  • (9) sheet stoppers
  • P&S Storm jib tracks
  • White painted aluminum radar mast
  • Raised & recently leak tested aluminum window framing
  • Outboard engine bracket
  • Propane bottle situated in locker under helm bench
  • (2) 4D 12V 210A house batteries (2022)
  • Dual high-output 12V alternators for service battery quick charge (2021)
  • Trace U2512 inverter/charger
  • Balmar MC-612 "MaxCharge“ regulator
  • Magnetronic DCC2000 battery controller
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Furuno Radar 1831
  • Raymarine GPSMap 500 Multi-display
  • Autohelm ST50
  • Autohelm ST7000 with remote
  • Tridata, Autohelm speed
  • (1) Raymarine ST60 graphic
  • (2) Raymarine ST60 Multi
  • (2) Raymarine ST60 windpoint/windspeed
  • Sony CDX-GT640 CD player
  • Sony RM055M cockpit remote control
  • Panasonic 15" flat-screen TV w/ DVD
Nautor Swan Description

Gliding through the sparkling waters of San Francisco Bay, with the Golden Gate Bridge as a fitting backdrop, the Swan 44 MKII looks every bit the thoroughbred performer expected from the World’s premier yacht producer. Under sail sporting the classic wedge deck and traditional Swan lines, she is truly a wonderful site. The technical specification is no less impressive and offers the serious yachtsman the standard of reliability to take this pedigree yacht to far off places. Upgraded to incorporate the latest in yacht handling features but retaining the hallmarks of over 30 years of successful boat building, the Swan 44 MKII has secured her position in the Swan line.

  • Any personal items, artwork, tools or loose general items seen onboard or in photos and not specifically listed are solely at the discretion of the Seller
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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