Lena III | Nautor Swan 47' 1986

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Stephen Reverand

Stephen Reverand came aboard David Walters Yachts with a lifelong love of boats and more than three decades of offshore and inland sailing experience. As a teenager, he restored a cedar-planked Barnegat Bay sneakbox and sailed local lakes in the New York area. As a young professional, he upgraded to a classic 35-foot yawl and sailed from New York Harbor, east on Long Island Sound to Block Island, R.I., still one of his favorite ports of call. Later he raised his family on the Chesapeake Bay catching bushels of blue crabs from his 22-foot center-console runabout. Most recently, Reverand cruised his 42-foot Tartan staysail sloop Zephyr over 10,000 nautical miles from the Chesapeake to New England to the Bahamas and back following the fair winds for more than four years.

Before transitioning to cruising sailor and yacht broker, Reverand enjoyed a colorful career in the media. He served as a foreign correspondent for NBC News, spending six years in Asia. When he returned stateside, he joined the Discovery Channel where he oversaw the hit adventure series Deadliest Catch and received a Peabody Award for his work as executive producer on the documentary Black Sky: The Race for Space. Later, Reverand joined National Geographic as the head of nature films and specials production filming in many of the most exotic destinations around the globe.

In keeping with his love of boats, Reverand also created, produced and directed the PBS television series Boatworks and wrote the long-running boating humor column Deviant Readings for BoatUS Magazine.


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About Lena III

Boat Name
Builder: Nautor Swan
Designer: German Frers
Flag of Registry: Finland
Keel: Bulb
LOA: 47 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 4 in
LWL: 38 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 31300 lbs Dry Load
Ballast: 11400 lbs
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Perkins
Year Built: 1986
Engine Model: 4 Cylinder
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 58 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: Stainless steel (127 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Stainless steel (99 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Electrical Equipment
Electrical Circuit: 110V
Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

Rig, Sail Inventory and Winches
  • LENA III's powerful masthead cutter rig includes a traditional mainsail, a furling genoa and a furling staysail.
  • Her large sail inventory includes 2 genoas, 2 mainsails a spinnaker.
  •  2 spinnaker poles on deck.
  • Solid stainless rod rigging.
  • Hydraulic boom vang and back stay adjuster.
  • 14 deck-mounted winches that include 2 Andersen electric primaries, new in 2014; 4 Lewmar 52 halyard winches, 6 Lewmar 46 deck winches and 2 Lewmar 65 secondary winches.

Electronics and Navigation
  • Raymarine E80 multi-function GPS/Chart plotter with RADAR overlay.
  • Northstar 941X backup GPS
  • Garmin 546s GPS/Plotter at helm station
  • ICOM IC-M700 SSB Transceiver
  • ICOM IC-M89 VHF Radio
  • Raymarine Wind, Depth and Speed Instruments
  • Raymarine linear below deck Autohelm



  • LENA III's main salon has an U-shaped settee to port and a straight settee to starboard. A lovely teak dinette table opens to reach both settees creating a surprisingly large dining area with seating for up to 8 persons.
  • Her master stateroom aft is accessed through the linear galley to port and features a queen centerline berth, unusual for an aft cockpit vessel, port and starboard seating areas, ample storage and a private ensuite head with shower.
  •  The generous guest cabin with a large double berth and dressing seat is forward with a second head for guests forward of the main salon to port.
  • The nav station is located to starboard of the companionway.

  • LENA III's galley features a 3-burner propane stove with oven, double stainless steel sinks and a microwave oven. Located to port of the companionway, the galley also serves as a linear passageway to the master stateroom aft.

  • LENA III is powered by her original 4-cylinder 58 HP Perkins diesel. New starter batteries were installed in 2017.

  • LENA III carries 99 gallons of fuel and 127 gallons of water in stainless steel tanks.

Yacht Name: Lena III
Builder: Nautor Swan
Model: 46
Year: 1986
Year Refit: --
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Asking Price: $279,000
Designer: German Frers
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Length: 47'
Beam: 14' 4
Draft: 6'
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Holding Tank Capacity: --
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Engine Hours: Stephen Reverand
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