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Tabasco of Lymington

38' Nautor Swan 38

  • Year: 1976
  • Name: 'Tabasco of Lymington'
  • Price: Information Only  Now Sold
  • Located: Falmouth UK
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single Diesel
Tel:: 0044 (0)1326 373821


In most respects this Swan 38 "Tabasco of Lymington" is very original but it is obvious that her previous owners have taken great pains to maintain this originality without the many modifications and modern equipment upgrades detracting in any way from her charm. She needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. Tabasco is lying at Falmouth in Cornwall UK.

Additional Swan 38 Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder/Designer Nautor's Swan S&S  
LOA: 11.66m Beam: 3.52m Draft: 2m
LWL: 8.75m Displacement: 8,300kg Ballast: 3,500kg
Engines Engine(s): Bukh 1999 Engine(s) HP: 24
Swan 38 design

Swan 38 Accommodation
  • Nine berths max in three cabins
    Forepeak with two aluminum framed fold up pipe cots and huge stowage under both.
  • Hanging lockers to starboard
  • Separate heads to port with wash basin
  • Hot and Cold pressure water (hot from calorifier with immersion heater)
  • shower with teak grating
    manually operated
  • NEW Large pan Jabsco toilet with sea discharge
  • Saloon with settee berths and pilot berths to port and starboard with drop lead table midships
  • Companionway steps with engine under midships
  • Nav station to port with navigators seat fwd facing chart table and good stowage
  • Access door to aft cabin to port
  • Aft cabin with double berth to starboard, access hatch to galley, single berth to port
  • Heads plumbing New 2005

  • Galley to starboard with s/steel sink
  • Plastimo Neptune 2000 gas cooker with oven and good stowage
  • Wacco Cool box with Combicool 12v/240 fridge unit
  • Hot and Cold pressure water
  • Foot operated sea water pump

Electronics and Navigation
  • 2 x domestic and 1 x engine start 12v batteries
  • 220v shore power system
  • Danforth binnacle type helmsman’s compass
  • B&G autopilot with controls at binnacle and in saloon
  • All instruments fully interfaced
  • Kenwood cd player sound system with with 2 external speakers
  • Eberspacher heater
  • Pilot 2way gas alarm
  • Clock and barometer
  • 12v lighting throughout
  • Std navigation lights plus tricolour, steaming and deck light
  • Hydra 2 B&G Network system with echo sounder (twin transducers), log, speedo, wind speed, wind direction, close hauled and data with chart table repeater
  • Raymarine RL70C Radar and Electronic Chart at Chart table AND in cockpit
  • ICOM VHF Commander Mic in Cockpit
  • ICOM VHF ICM6 Distress
  • Garmin 128 GPS
  • Garmin 48 GPS
  • IIYAMA Flat Screen
  • ICS NAV 6 Navtex

  • New in 1999 Buhk DV 24 ME
    Exhaust system completely replaced 1999
  • Engine room insulation replaced 1999
  • Electric MUIR windlass
  • 3 blade 17 inch, SPR variable pitch propeller, refurbished in 2004
  • salt water-cooling system with fire proof inlet piping

  • Winches: 2 x 55ST primary 2 speed
  • 2 x Lewmar 43 secondary winches 2 speed
  • 2 x Lewmar 40 for cockpit clutches 2 speed
  • 2 x Lewmar 43 spinnaker halyard 2 speed
  • 2 x Lewmar 40 Reefing 2 speed
  • 1 x Lewmar Mainsail Halyard 2 speed ST
  • Harken mainsheet track with traveler
  • 10 Lewmar jammers
  • Easy Block 2 mainsheet 8/1 system
  • Lewmar rope clutch management system
  • Schaefer Marine Genoa Cars and adjustment system.
  • Mooring warps
  • Boat hook
  • Cockpit cushions
  • 45lb CQR anchor with chain and warp
  • 35lb Danforth kedge anchor
  • s/steel single roller stem head fitting with anchor clamp
  • pulpit
  • stanchions
  • 2 x genoa tracks
  • stern guard with teak outboard stowage bracket
  • Alloy 4 x mooring cleats
  • stanchion bases and perforated toe rail
  • Alloy framed acrylic saloon hatch
  • Sliding acrylic fore and companionway hatches

Sails and Rigging
  • Rigging
    Nautor sloop rig with single spreaders
    Stainless wire rigging
    Mechanical backstay adjuster
    Isolated backstay
    Furlex head stay furling system
    Marlow halyards for main and headsails
    Nautor aluminum spinnaker poles (x 2) and jockey pole
    Harken mainsheet block and tackle
    Selden boomvang
  • Mainsail new 2002
    Genoa No. 2 New 2005
    Storm jib
    3 spinnakers
    Sails are washed and valeted on an annual basis
    Companionway hood and steering pedestal cover
    Fast Pack mainsail cover for cruising mode and lazy jacks fitted

Coding and Safety Equipment
  • 4 Foam Fire extinguishers serviced 2005
  • Fire blanket in kitchen
  • Two Whale Gusher manual bilge pumps, one internal and one external, serviced 2005
  • Horse-shoe MOB recovery pack new 2004
  • New 2000 webbing jack stays
  • 12v Roaming searchlight
    Fog horn
  • 6 x Gas inflated 150 kn lifejackets with integral harness and lifeline
  • XM Oscar MOB rescue sling
  • Emergency tiller
  • Boarding ladder

Excellent teak deck laid by Berthon International about 1998. The condition is like new.
Tabasco is FULLY LICENCED and is a CODED YACHT ready for a charter income if desired.

“Tabasco of Lymington” is in excellent condition. The interior is very clean and tidy with good varnish work. She is an outstanding classic S&S Swan 38, and probably the best model of Swan produced to date. She is certainly one of the finest 38's in the world. She is a very safe, capable and comfortable ocean cruising yacht. “Tabasco of Lymington” attracts attention and comments from discerning yachtsman wherever she goes. A rare opportunity to buy such a classic yacht in such lovely condition.
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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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