Far Star

Far Star

Basic Information

Price: 280 000 € EUR
Category: Cruising/Racing Sailboat, Performance Sailboat, .
Model: ClubSwan42
Model Year: 2011
Year Built: 2011

Bradford Marine Yacht Sales
Phone: 954-377-3900
Email: sales@bradford-marine.com
Fax: 954-377-3901



LOA: 42' 8" (12.98)
LWL: 37' 1" (11.29)
Beam: 12' 11" (3.93)
Min Draft: 8' 11" (2.70)
Max Draft: 8' 11" (2.70)


Total Cabins: 3
Sleeps: 6
Captain Quarters: False
Crew Cabin: 1

Hull and Deck Information

Hull ID: 057
Hull Material: Composite
Deck Material: Fiberglass Sandwich
Hull Configuration: Bulb Keel
Hull Designer: German Frers
Hull Color: white/red
Hull Finish: Gelcoat
Exterior Designer: German Frers
Interior Designer: Nautor's Swan

Engine Information

Manufacturer: Volvo Penta
Model: D2-40-130s
Engine Count: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Horsepower Engine 1: 40

Location of Vessel




The Club Swan 42 was designed by   and built by   and first launched in 2006. It was initially launched and referred to as   42 as the design was commissioned by the club following a tendering process.

The boat has had significant racing success, both as a one-design and under rating rules such as IRC and ORC, and was used for the biennial Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup from the event’s inception in 2009 through 2017.

ClubSwan42 Far Star





Infusion moulded E-glass / vinylester laminate with carbon reinforcements in selected areas.

Sandwich with closed cell foam cored hull, with higher density foam in bottom and slamming areas.

Fibre reinforcements are multiaxial and unidirectional.

Structural bulkheads are of veneered sandwich construction or marine grade waterproof plywood. Watertight bulkhead at bow, drained fore peak.

Bottom stiffeners reinforced with unidirectional carbon and multiaxial glass fibre in selected areas.

GRP engine beds.

Stainless chainplate deck fittings

Topsides gelcoat, white hull with RAL 5003 dark blue stripes.

Epoxy coated bottom, sprayed finish, colour grey RAL 7005.




T-keel, steel fin with Antimony alloyed lead bulb and with upper flange recessed into hull. The fin is bolted to hull with high tensile steel bolts. Draft is 8'10".

Epoxy coated

Faired to class tolerances

Single-point lift


Steering system


Foam filled rudder blade of GRP from female mould. Currently removed and in forward cabin.

Carbon/epoxy stock

Epoxy coated

An aluminium quadrant, wire steering with chain and sprocket. The rudder bearings are self-aligning. Roller bearing sheaves

Twin composite pedestal integrated with cockpit sole.

There are twin carbon steering wheels 935mm

A lightweight aluminium emergency tiller.





Infusion moulded E-glass vinylester laminate sandwich deck with glass skins and closed cell foam core.

High density core or compact laminate under winches and deck hardware as appropriate.

Single colour white gelcoat with moulded in non-skid


Winches and windlasses


Winches Harken aluminium alloy:

Primary winches 2 x Harken B530TCR three speed top cleat

Mainsheet winches B 53. 2STA

Cabin top winches B 44. 2STA

Sail handling systems

Harken aluminium jib sheet tracks with purchase adjuster system

Harken aluminium main sheet track with upgraded traveler system

Harken halyard lead blocks

Single-line jib inhauler system


Spinlock clutches


Bowsprit and furler controls lead aft under deck

Pad eye both sides for outboard sheeting

Crossover sheave for halyards on both sides

Halyards and reef lines are lead aft to the cockpit below deck


Deck fittings


The pushpit, pulpit and stanchions are of stainless steel.

The life lines are 600 mm high, with lower life lines at minimum ISAF/ORC height. There is one pair of mooring cleats at bow.

Built-in GRP foot chocks for helmsman/tactician and mainsheet trimmer 

There is a boarding ladder aft and a flagpole holder on stern.

Mast collar with Spartite

The grab rails are on each side of coach roof and companionway.

Headstay attachment on stemhead (below deck for Reckmann furler)

One folding pad-eyes for harness attachment in cockpit.

Safety lines attachment to pulpit and pushpit base.

ISAF/ORC regulation toe rails (30 mm high) moulded in on the foredeck.

GRP mouldings and vents

Deck stowage on foredeck and in lazarette

Lockers for storage in cockpit coamings on both sides

Locker for storage in port side aft coaming

Life raft stowage on deck at companionway (GRP cover)


Hatches and windows


Anchor stowage hatch

One foredeck hatch Lewmar size 60

One saloon overhead hatch Lewmar size 44

One ventilation hatch in head Lewmar size 03

Four fixed coaming windows

Two openable size 1 coaming portholes – in aft, galley and navigation area

Four openable size 1 coaming portholes in cockpit for aft cabins

One hatch to lazarette

Main companionway sliding hatch garage flush with coach roof.

The main companionway consists of removable plexiglass drop boards with designated stowage.






Interior finish: teak with satin white GRP/canvas lining

Lockable plywood floorboards covered with bamboo veneer

Overhead liner GRP moulding, bonded in place. Removable vinyl cover panels will provide access to deck hardware

Foam mattresses over Scandi-Flex battens

Curtains for side windows and handrails throughout


Forward cabin


Removable support structure for racing (currently all removed and not in store)

Reading lights above the berth

Locker with shelves and doors

Shelves on hull sides


Aft cabins


There are aft cabins on port and starboard side (mirror image)

Double berth

Stowage under berth

Shelf on hull side

Hanging locker in starboard side cabin, locker with shelves in port side cabin




Folding leaf table (leaf currently removed and in store

Settee backrests fold up and convert into Pullman berths, storage behind backrests

Tanks below settees




Two-burner alcohol stove with oven, protected by stainless steel guard

Stainless steel double sinks with fresh water tap

Formica counter tops and sink cover

Drawer and lockers

Top loading refrigerator 105 l gravity drained with valve


Navigation area


Forward facing chart table with seat

Chart stowage under table top

Chest of drawers

Toilets, showers general


White GRP interior module with wash basin

Lockers outboards and doors in teak

Fresh water tap, shower, mirror and waste container


Engine space


Removable front part of engine box incorporates teak ladder

Service hatches

Engine control panel recessed in cockpit

25 mm sound proofing




Fresh water 320 liters in polyethylene tanks.

Back-up foot pump for fresh water and Oras single lever mixing faucets.

Flush mounted composite closing sea cocks for all through hull fittings below waterline.

Jabsco Marine toilet, using sea water for toilet flushing.

Y-valve in forward head, overboard discharge/holding tank.

Flexible holding tank 55 liter/ 14.5 USg.

Two manual and one electric bilge pump.

Engine space air inlet from deck.

Battery driven refrigeration unit.




Volvo Penta D2-40 130 S marine diesel 29 kW 40 Hp.

Propulsion system Saildrive 2.19:1 and 2-blade 17" racing folding propeller.

140 liter fuel in two polyethene tanks.

Tank level indication for fuel.

Volvo Penta spares kit

Volvo Penta tool kit




Shore power 220 V AC system

30 Amp shore power cord and inlet

220 V outlet at chart table

Bottom of mast, shrouds and stays are grounded to the keel.

12 V DC insulated return system for lighting and general service

Main switchboard 12VDCoutboard of chart table

Service battery of AGM type 12 V 2 x 160 Ah in saloon table base

1 x 12 V outlet at chart table

1 x USB outlet at chart table

Starting battery 12 V 50 Ah

115 A alternator with an electronic sensor

Main distribution panel contains 12VDCgauges and 220 V AC gauges and circuit breakers, lighted.

Red/green LED lights on deck

White stern LED light on pushpit

Steam light / deck light on forward side of mast (currently removed stored)

Recessed halogen dome lights overhead

Flexible chart light at navigation station

Red light above navigation station and in galley




1 x Hercules CPU 

Hercules Handbook 1.00

3 x H3000 GFD Hercules

4 x H3000 20/20 Display – Red 

SEN-DPT-Depth Transducer & Housing 1.00 

SEN-SPD-HP Speed Transducer & Housing 1.00

Antenna 10 Hz/COMPASS B&G ZG100

Compass/Heel Sensor Navico Precision -9

Additional Heel Sensor B&G

2 x Magnetic compass Suunto on steering pedestal




One-piece seamless carbon fibre spar from Hall Spars & Rigging 

The Club Swan 42 carbon mast is supplied with a clear-coat finish. The 15/16ths rig is set up for fractional upwind sails and masthead spinnakers. Two sets of swept-back spreaders support the runner-less rig, and the Hall-Antal mainsail luff track accepts either a boltrope or sliders. 

Standing rigging is Navtec rod with continuos single line SK99 Dyneema Gottifredi Maffiolioli backstay.

Mechanical vang

All blocks and winches for asymmetrical spinnaker




Mainsail track for all OD racing, combined mainsail luff groove and track system


Booms and poles


Black painted aluminium boom and aluminium spreaders swept 20 degrees

Single line reefing arrangements for two reefs

Carbon retractable bowsprit in waterproof garage

Standing rigging Navtec rod rigging with discontinuous shrouds, Series 500 deck turnbuckles.


Running rigging


Fully Marlow ropes equipped.

Halyards/sheets: SK 78 core – Technora/Polyester cover

Purchases: SK99 single braided terminated with SK 78 core – Dyneema/Polyester cover




Recessed Reckmann RS3000-S2 recessed carbon furler 

Tuff luff racing foil currently fitted


Rig hydraulics


Holmatro hydraulic backstay system with two carbon control panels in cockpit

Hall Spars hydraulic mast jack with 2 x Enerpac Jack




2 x Mainsail 3DI RAW

1 x North sails 3DL Light Jib

1 x North Sails 3DI RAW Light Jib

2 x North Sails 3DI RAW Medium Jib

1 x North Sails 3DI RAW Heavy Jib 

1 x North Sails 3DI RAW Jib 4 (HWJ)

1 x North Sails Nylon 2.2 oz furling staysail 

2 x North Sails A1.5 Gennaker

2 x North Sails A2 Gennaker

1 x North Sails A4 Gennaker

1 x Dacron Storm Jib + Trysail




Three winch handles, one of these double grips 

Fire fighting equipment

Remote control fire extinguisher in engine space

Spare parts and tools

Assorted engine spare parts

Assorted engine tool kit


OD certification from builder

Canvas cover for steering wheels



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