1994 Sweden Yachts 390 for Sale

£110,000 tax paid

Under Offer
Finance from £598.93 per month *

General Information

Make and Model Sweden Yachts 390
Year 1994
Name "Blue Note"
Length Overall 39.17 feet (11.94 m)
Length to Water Line 31.58 feet (9.63 m)
Beam 12.77 feet (3.89 m)
Draft 6.4 feet (1.95 m)
Displacement 7,600 kilograms

Hull Fibreglass
Engine(s) Volvo Penta MD2040
Engine Power 39 hp
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity 150 litres
Water Tank Capacity 190
Heads 1
Location Bursledon, United Kingdom


Classic cruiser/racer from this well respected yard, the Sweden 390 is very well built, easily handled by a short handed crew and a good performer in both light airs and heavy weather. This particular example is exceptionally well maintained, equipped  with a full range of sails and desirable extras including a bow thruster, generator, dinghy and outboard and safety equipment. 


Built by Sweden Yachts to designs by P Norlin/J Ostmann
Built Autumn 1994
Launched June 1995

End grain balsa core sandwich using fibreglass mat and roving on both sides, giving a light, rigid and well insulated hull.
Balsa core is used from toe rail to below water line.
Solid laminate is used in high stress areas around keel, mast foot and the joint between the two hull halves.
Bottom reinforcements are longitudinal and transversal solid laminate design.
White gel coat with blue gelcoated stripes.
Blue waterline hull stripe and blue antifoul.
Hull epoxy treated 2013

The deck is moulded in fibreglass with end grain balsa core sandwich.
Stress areas where winches and major deck fittings are fixed are reinforced by replacing the balsa core with plywood or by using backing plates or large diameter washers.
The hull and deck is bonded together using polyester filler. The alloy toe rail is then bolted through the hull and deck flange using sealing material.
All main bulkheads are bonded to the hull and deck using glassfibre and polyester.
Teak laid deck and coachroof with additional teak laid to cockpit sole and cockpit seating.

Fin keel with lead ballast externally bolted to hull using stainless steel bolts.
Balanced GRP spade rudder designed for comfortable cruising and easy manoeuvring
New lower rudder bearing May 2020
Solimar white powder coated helm pedestal with 1200mm diameter Elk hide covered stainless steel wheel

Emergency steering gear.

The rudder stock is stainless steel with two roller bearings and a lower bronze bearing.

Volvo QL Bow Thruster

LOA: 11.88m
LWL: 9.60m
Beam: 3.87m
Draft: 1.95m
Displacement: 7.600kgs
Ballast: 3,150kgs

Mechanical and Electricals

Volvo 2040 39 HP in-line three cylinder marine diesel engine.
The engine is designed to work at low revs putting the emphasis on low noise level and minimum vibration.
High torque across the entire rev band and low emissions are other important characteristics.
Fresh water cooling system via a raw water intake and heat exchanger.
Volvo Saildrive gearbox

Engine hours 1493 as at March 2018 and engine serviced annually
Saildrive diaphragm replaced 2011
Cruising speed approx. 6 knots and maximum speed approx 7.5 knots
2 Bladed  propeller

12 volt DC domestic system with 230 volt AC ring main from shore power
230 volt AC 6 Kw Fischer Panda generator
Global 12 volt DC/230 volt AC 1000 Watt Invertor.
1 X 12 volt 85 Ah engine starting battery (June 2016)
4 X 12 volt 85 Ah domestic batteries (June 2015)
1 X 12 volt 60 Ah generator starting battery.
Sterling 60ah battery charger (2020)
16A/230v 17m long Metermaid shore cable (2018)
16a/230v 18m shore cable.

12 volt DC pressurised Jabsco Par-Max pump and Accumulator water pump (2014) supplying hot and cold fresh water to heads hand basin, heads hand shower, double stainless steel galley sinks and shower on stern bathing platform. Foot pumps in galley for fresh and sea water supply.

Hot water supply from Rosamon 22 litre calorifier heated by engine cooling water and 230 volt AC immersion heater powered by either shore power, generator or invertor.

All drains through hull with ball valve seacocks.

Fuel: 150 litres in one stainless steel fuel tank located below starboard aft cabin berth.
Fresh water:  380 litres in two stainless steel water tanks located below main saloon berths.
The fresh water supply distribution manifold is located behind the starboard settee berth.
Black water.  Holding tank of 80 litre capacity for heads. (Discharge to sea)


Selden Spars silver anodised aluminium alloy keel stepped mast.
Masthead rig with two sets of in-line speaders.
Frederickson Ballslide batten system.
Selden in-boom reefing system for main..
Selden gas rod vang.
Furlex 300S genoa furler (June 2013).
Furlex GX15 gennaker top down furler (October 2014)
Navtec Series 7 hydraulic backstay tensioner.
Stainless steel wire standing rigging (May 2011)
Running backstays.
Removable inner forestay for setting cutter/staysail.
Lazy jacks with stackpack (August 2008)
Lewmar genoa tracks (2020)
Furlex gennaker reefing blocks and jam cleat run back to cockpit.
Selden aluminium spinnaker pole and associated equipment.
Mainsheet track system on coachroof adjustable from cockpit.
Spinlock clutches.

2 x Anderson ST58 two speed self tailing manual primary winches. 
2 x Anderson ST46 two speed self tailing manual secondary winches
2 x Anderson ST 40 single speed self tailing manual mainsheet winches.
1 x Anderson secondary single speed manual winch fitted on mast.
(Winches last serviced May 2016.)

North fully battened Dyneema SRP mainsail. (June 2011).
Sanders stack pack, lazy jacks and cover to main.
North 140% Dyneema SRP genoa. (November 2014)
Hood 100% genoa
North Cutter/Staysail
North Spinnaker and cruising chute
North Gennaker


Up to 7 berths in two stern cabins,(3) main saloon cabin (2) and forward cabin (2)
Interior joinery in Mahogany with satin varnished throughout.
Varnished teak soleboards with holly inlays
Matching varnished headlinings with mahogany battening
Leather cover to mast.
Cloth curtains.
Blue patterned cloth upholstery in all cabins.
Solid handrails throughout the interior for safe movement offshore
Grey speckled Corian countertops in galley, shower grate and shower seat in heads.
Centre saloon table with drinks storage, cupboards with cut out for glasses and fitted International Code signal locker.
Eberspacher diesel fired hot air cabin heating with outlets throughout.
Dorade vents for accommodation cabins.
Opening Lewmar deckhead hatches with skyscreens in saloon and forward cabin.

Spacious double berth utilizing full width of cabin.
Large sail stowage below berths, easiliy accessible via fold up berth bottom boards.
Shelves with dividers along hullsides to port and starboard.
Double hanging lockers, locker with shelves and drawers and a seat on port side.
230 volt socket and heater outlet.

Entire moulded compartment fitted between bulkheads.
Two lockers with mirrored doors above wash basin unit.
Two recessed mirrors in forward sections.
Recess for toilet with fold away extra seat.
Corian shower grating.
Shower drained by Jabsco electric pump.(June 2013)
Towel hangers and doors to both forward cabin and saloon.

L shaped settee on both port and starboard sides with water storage tanks below.
Stowage behind backrests.
Table with fold down wings and built in drinks stowage and drawers in aft end of table.
Cabinets and bookshelves above sofas on starboard side and glasses storage, flag signals and TV lockers to port side.
Access to bilge and additional storage below cabin sole.
Wempe Barometer, Clock and Thermometer/Hygrometer
Brass Clinometer
Amplified TV/FM aerial at masthead
Colour TV in saloon locker

L-Shaped galley with Corian counter top.
4 drawers section, wooden cutting board, dry food locker fitted out for crockery storage
Waste bin and storage below sinks.
Techimpex Mariner 2 stainless steel gimballed two burner stove with grill and oven and fitted with Sweden Yachts fixed and gimballed position device
Truma electronic gas solenoid safety switch.
Top opening fridge /freezer box with 12v DC compressor.
Daewoo Microwave
Twin stainless steel sinks with hot & cold pressurised water supply fitted with water filter.
Foot pump fresh & sea water supplies to galley.

Large navigation table with stowage.
Moulded detachable instrument panel for electronic equipment on hinges for easy service access.
Separate chart stowage space above instrument panel.
Adjustable navigation seat with stowage under
Eberspacher Thermostat
LEAB charging monitor
Clipper Navtex
BM-1-Volt/Amp battery monitor
CDE-182R radio CD player with switchable speakers in saloon and cockpit

Starboard cabin with generous single berth, stowage shelf along hullside and storage under hanging locker.
Access to fuel tank below berth and seat.
Port cabin with double berth, access to hot water tank and engine sea water cooling sea cock, seat, access to Inverter and a wide hanging locker.
Storage shelf along hullside.
Doors from main saloon to each cabin.

Navigational Equipment

At Navigation Station
Autohelm ST70 Multi Instrument (Depth, Log, HDG and Wind)
Autohelm Radar Screen
Autohelm Navcenter (Cursor not functioning)
Magellan GPS 300 hand held GPS
Axium hand held compass
Selection of charts.
Icom IC-M423 DSC VHF Radio (June 2015)
Sterling battery monitor

At Companionway
Raymarine C90W 9 inch colour multifunction navigation display with Navionics Platinum+ software (2010)
Autohelm Multi (Depth, Alarm, Offset and Reset)
Autohelm Speed
Garmin Clinometer.
Autohelm Wind (True/Apparent)
Autohelm VMG
Plastimo hand bearing compass.

At Helm
Autohelm Multi (Depth, Log, HDG and Wind)
ST7000 Autohelm
Plotter Remote Control
Binnacle Compass mounted on Solimar pedestal.
Mast mounted Raymarine RD418D 18 inch 4KW digital Radome (2010)
Icom HM-195 Command Mic (June 2015)
XM 2000 Handheld VHF Radio.

Deck Equipment

Lofrans 1000Watt 12v reversing anchor windlass. (New motor June 2019)
CQR anchor with 55m of 8mm chain
Stainless steel stemhead fitting with single anchor roller and gennaker pole socket.
Forward, aft and mid-ship cleats for mooring.
Warps and fenders.
Shelf within anchor locker for stowage of fenders.

Ongaro electric signal horn.
Pulpit navigation lights with mast head tri-colour, anchor light, deck flood light and pushpit mounted stern light.
Bremen spotlight.
One manual Kempax bilge pump operated from cockpit stern transom locker and one electrical
Whale Submersible Smart 650 12v (May 2014) with automatic and manual switch.
Stainless steel guardrail stanchions with twin stainless steel wire guardrails and side boarding gates.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit.
Teak grab rails on main superstructure coachroof.
Cockpit table
Stainless steel folding ladder from transom
Deep starboard and port lockers.
Stainless steel dorade pulpits on coachroof.
Gas storage locker (two x bottles) in centre.

Blue canvas spray hood with stainless steel frame and hide covered grabrail
Cockpit tent.
Cockpit bimini.
Cockpit seat cushions
Pushpit back rests.
Covers to steering wheel and winches.

Zodiac FR285 rubber dinghy (2004)
Tohatsu 2.6 Kw 2 Stroke Outboard Engine Model M35B23FO (2006) with pushpit mounting bracket.

Tool set
Socket set.
Tubular cabin heaters.
Flagstaff and ensign.
International code flags.
Selection of charts.
Chart table instruments.
Nikon 7 x 50 CFWP compass binoculars.
Boat hooks.
Bosuns chair.
Grab bag.
Bolt croppers.
Softwood plugs.
Ball and cone set.
Gas foghorn.

Safety Equipment

RFD Lifeguard 4 man liferaft (2002) in canister. (Last serviced March 2018)
2 Crewsaver Ergofit lifejackets (September 2014)
4 Crewsaver Ergofit lifejackets (July 2015)
5 Crewsaver life lines
2 Lifejacket Holdalls
Horseshoe buoy with light.
Plastimo IOR Danbuoy complete with light ((May 2015)
Baltic Recovery sling.
Offshore flare pack.
Webbing Jackstays
Echomax radar reflector.
Man Overboard lifting line.
Fire extinguishers.
Fire blanket.
First aid kit.
McMurdo grab bag


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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