Name: Catherine
Builder: NAUTOR
Model: Swan 46 C/B
Length: 46' 0" (14m)
Beam: 14' 5" (4.39m)
Year Built / Refit: 1985
Engines: 1 x Yanmar 4JH3-TE 4 Cyl FWC
Staterooms: 2
Flag: USA
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CATHERINE is a MK-I Swan 46 with a MK-II interior; 2-cabins, 2 heads and centerline berth aft. The aft cabin features the centerline double bed and en suite electric toilet compartment with shower. The galley is to port of the main companionway and the navigation station is opposite to starboard. There one pilot berths to port over a large dinette settee and a single settee on strb in the main saloon. The forward cabin has a new marine head and a large pullman berth to port. The interior finish is Nautor's "Golden Brown" hand rubbed , satin varnished teak. The cabin sole is varnished teak and holly. The varnished teak interior woodwork is in excellent condition.


Stainless steel sinks with one hand mixing faucet and drying rack above. Chest of drawers for utensils. Teak breadboard, garbage bin on front bulkhead. Extractor fan over stove. 3-burner propane stove and oven. Iceberg refrigeration and freezer is hold over system with compressors belted off the main engine, generator and also 110V. Chest level refrigerator is 4.6 cu.ft., front opening. Deep freeze is 6.2 cu.ft. top opening with bin system for easy access. Red/white dome light over galley.

Main Salon

A U-shaped settee is located on the port side, with a pilot berth above and storage behind the cushions. A folding teak dining table accommodates 6 people. To starboard is a straight settee with storage/shelving and liquor locker forward. The settees are upholstered in off-white leather and include a set of canvas crew covers. Curtains throughout are in an off-white fabric to match.

  • Sony disc DVD player
  • Two ADS speakers in saloon
  • Two ADS speakers in aft cabin
  • Sharp 13" TV

Owner's Stateroom Aft

Features a comfortable centerline double berth with curved settees on each side. There are lockers and drawers port and starboard with plenty of storage space. An en suite electric marine head compartment features a new electric head, wash basin and shower.

Forward Stateroom with Separate Head & Shower

Pullman double berth to port, in the fo'c'sle.  An opening hatch for star gazing and ventilation.  Hanging locker and ample storage. Access door to forward head and shower from stateroom. A door provides privacy from the main saloon.

Navigation Station

Full Nav Station located to starboard of companionway features:

  • ICOM 700 SSB radio with hull mounted dynaplate.
  • ICOM IGM 602 VHF radio with remote mic
  • B&G touch-screen Chartplotter 2015
  • B&G 390 instruments (wind, knot/log) 2015
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • B&G 190 depthsounder 2015
  • Northstar 6000i CLCC Radar and Chartplotter
  • Newmar 24v and 12v convertors
  • 6" Suunto Compass at Helm


  • Cruise Air air conditioners wit 2 compressor units
  • Espar D4 24v heater
  • 5 Hella interior fans
  • Electric centerboard winch w/ manual backup
  • Manual & electric sump pumps in toilet compartments
  • 14 gal/hr Spectra watermaker (needs service)
  • Westerbeke 7.6kw diesel generator (570hrs)
  • Two manual bilge pumps and one Rule 3000 auto pump with alarm

Electrical Equipment

  • AC / DC panels with meters and reverse polarity indicator
  • 24 volt DC electrical system
  • Heart battery charger/inverter
  • 80 amp  and 100 amp main switch for windlass and house batteries
  • 24V House Bank Shot
  • 110 volt AC electrical system with 12 interior outlets
  • 4 x 6v batteries for 24v house bank, 1 x 12v battery for generator and 2 x 12v for engine, all recent.
  • Mastervolt battery charger
  • 2 x belt driven alternator's
  • 110v shore power w/cord
  • Separate 50amp, 110v for AC
  • Separate 30amp, 220/110v connection w/transformer
  • Ample Power voltage regulator


Engine & Gearbox:

  • 1 x Yanmar 4JH3-TE 75hp 4 Cyl FWC diesel, with heat exchange installed 2006
  • Emer start button '12
  • Insulated engine box with great access for maintenance
  • Reverso oil change pump
  • Cockpit engine controls
  • 3-bladed 23" Max Prop
  • SS shaft 1.5" diameter with Drivesaver internal shaft seal
  • Single lever Morse throttle
  • emergency tiller
  • Engine hours 1600

Deck Equipment

  • 45 lbs. CQR plough anchor w/chain & rode
  • Fortress w/chain & Rode
  • Double lifelines w/gates
  • Side stanchions w/lifeline gates
  • 2 x Lewmar 46 AST main sheet winches
  • 2 x Lewmar 55 AST spinnaker sheet winches
  • 2 x Lewmar 48 AST spinnaker halyard winches
  • Lewmar 46 AST main halyard winch
  • Lewmar 46 AST pole lift/staysail halyard winch
  • Radar mast, starboard aft
  • Chain pipe & box with drain pump
  • Anchor windlass w/electric foot switches
  • Anchor roller with clamp
  • MOM and Lifesling
  • SS boarding ladder aft
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Covers for hatches, winches, mainsail
  • Boom awning
  • Outboard bracket on transom
  • 2 x Lewmar 65 AST 3-spd primary winches
  • 2 x Lewmar 55 AST 2-sp secondary winches
  • 2 x Lewmar 46 AST main sheet winches
  • 1 x Lewmar 46 AST main halyard winch
  • 2 x Lewmar 48 AST genoa halyard winches
  • 2 x L48 Lewmar AST spinnaker halyard winches
  • 1 x Lewmar 16 A Lewmar Outhaul winch
  • Lewmar 46 AST foreguy winch
  • Polished s/s bow & stern pulpits
  • Companionway entrance dodger
  • SS destroyer wheel w/cover
  • Teak layed decks - glued
  • Aluminum toerails
  • Hot & Cold cockpit shower
  • 6-man liferaft, certified 2015


Hull is of solid laminate, hand-laid fiberglass. Stringers are of fiberglass over foam cores. Structural bulkheads are of marine grade water-proof plywood, laminated to hull and deck. The engine beds are fiberglass with steel inserts. The mast is stepped through deck onto a steel mast step with movable shoe for mast rake adjustment. The rudder is of foam filled fiberglass with a stainless steel stock, supported by two roller bearings (new in 2011).  White topsides with standard Nautor blue stripes awlgripped in 2011. Osmosis Blister treatment to underwater surfaces in 2007.

Plumbing System

Fresh Water and Water heating:

  • 1 x Flojet 24v low suction pump
  • Fresh water deck wash-down
  • Water heater is 10gal SST, 120v AC and engine heating circuit
  • Wet exhaust system with water lift muffler

        - Spectra watermaker with remote panel 14gph (needs service)

        - 4 x water tanks with Tankminder level system

Sails & Rigging

  • UK 135% roller furling genoa 2014
  • UK full batten mainsail 2014
  • UK Asym Spinnaker
  • Stormsail
  • Spinnaker full
  • Standing rigging is solid Navtec rod, inspected regularly and maintained as necessary
  • Navtec 17 Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Navtec Hydraulic Vang
  • Navtec Hydraulic Babystay
  • All Hydraulics serviced in '07
  • Harken roller furling
  • Antal Battcar system on mast
  • Nautor Aluminum spar with double spreader
  • Insulated backstay
  • Laxy Jacks
  • Shroud rollers
  •  Spinnaker pole
  • Lewmar mainsheet traveller

Keel & Rudder

Rudder replaced (supplied by Nautor) 2011, including new bearing; topsides and toe rail repainted during this time.

Catherine is a hard to find centerboard Swan 46, drawing 5'7" with board up and 9'5" down. Fiberglass board, Electric hydraulic ram, with controls and level gauge in cockpit. Excellent for shoal water ports.