BLACK SWAN, with its plum bow, and sleek sheer line is an impressive, professionally-maintained yacht. Built by its original owner in 2007, custom outfitted and commissioned in 2009 by a professional yacht manager, this semi-custom composite hull is truly one of one.
Saga Yachts developed the 409 in 2004 with legendary naval architect Tony Castro, one of the world’s foremost custom yacht designers. Their intention was to create a sportier, light weight coastal cruiser. This was a departure from the long line of blue water passage making yachts which Saga is best known.
To achieve higher performance Saga implemented light-weight composite materials with a revolutionary kevlar, balsa & resin-infusion building technique. A shallow wing keel and long waterline keeps displacement low and fast. For added weight savings the owner outfitted the vessel as bare as needed for day cruising. Instead of a generator, many of the ship’s systems are 12V DC with a robust charging system and large 880Ah battery bank. Replacing the massive standard-option steel tubular radar arch for custom bow & stern pulpits also provided significant weight savings. The result is a yacht which can sail upwind at 9kts flying the main and furling headsail. When your day is done, simply motor into the harbor and drop the fully battened main into the slick and easy Stackpak.
Topsides and cabin top receive routine buff & wax. Monthly dive service and routine wash down. Owner hauls for bottom paint bi-annually. Yanmar serviced annually by local certified mechanic. Original commissioning docs, receipts and current service records furnished upon request.
2019 Upgrades Include:
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
|Cockpit & Deck|
Large overhead deck salon windows flood interior space with light. Cherry wood thick laminate veneer throughout entire interior. Teak & holly cabin sole with satin finish. Two settee berths wrapped in cream ultra-leather upholstery. Drop hidden wall cabinet salon table with bar storage behind. Large flat panel TV/DVD with stereo speakers. Hella turbo fans throughout. Searails storage in raceway behind settees. Water tanks and storage beneath. Lockers and bookshelves outboard. Overhead grab rails and LED lighting throughout.
V-berth two large large drawers beneath and storage under mattress. Chart storage/vanity to starboard. Overhead shelving P&S, His and hers cedar-lined hanging lockers. One overhead ventilation hatch with screen and shade.
Seamless head/stall shower unit. En-suite access from owner’s cabin. Separate stall shower door and enclosure made from thick acrylic glass. Corian counter top for vanity and sink with mirrored wall. Vacuflush electric head with macerator and overboard discharge for offshore use.
Large queen-sized quarter berth access to starboard. 4″ foam berth cushion mattress, cedar-lined hanging locker. One overhead ventilation port with screen and shade.
Corian counter tops, Technautics CoolBlue 12V dual-compressor front loading fridge & top loading deep freezer. Gimballed Force 10 propane stove with gas detector, stainless steel microwave oven. Double stainless steel sink with stainless single-lever faucet plumbed to Seagull IV water purification system. Cabinet storage throughout.
|Navigation & Electronics|
|Engine & Propulsion|
|Spars & Rigging|
|Sails & Canvas|
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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