About this Regina af Vindö Yachts Regina 43 Deck Saloon
Wonderful Swedish built deck saloon FREE DESTINATION is now for sale. She is a go anywhere blue water cruiser, built in 1997 and launched 1998. Regina af Vindo designed the REGINA 43 for carefree, long distance sailing, regardless of the weather conditions. Their aim was to build exclusive deck saloon yachts and the Regina 43 offers unsurpassed quality and sailing performance.
The large cockpit gives a feeling of safety and security and the deck saloon provides shelter and comfort for long passages. This boat is fitted with the larger Yanmar 4JH2 turbocharged engine delivering nearly 100 horse power. This outperforms the 75 hp engine, fitted as standard in these boats, with no noticeable increase in fuel usage. She has Hydrovane self steering and the original electronic engine controls have been replaced and upgraded to the Morse KE4A system.
This yacht is spacious with 2 saloons and a bright well planned galley. The deck saloon offers panoramic views even when seated. There are classic double glazed windows, with an insulating air layer, fitted in stainless steel frames to keep the inside free of condensation whatever the climate outside. The aft and forepeak cabins both have good sized wardrobes. The owners cabin aft offers a king size double bed wth access from both sides, together with a dressing table and a bench seat. Both sides have bookshelves and storage. The owners cabin has an en-suite toilet and washbasin with hand held shower. The other toilet compartment has a separate shower area supplied by the ample on board water tanks. There is a splendid chart table with repeating instruments, and duplicate controls for the engine and auto pilot.
Free Destination has been with the present owners for the last 10 years and has been professionally maintained and serviced. She has been their summer home for 4 months each year. However, with increasing age together with children and grandchildren spread around the world, they have decided on a change in lifestyle.
This boat is currently lying in Augustenborg, Denmark.
Yanmar 100hp 4 cylinder diesel engine, stainless steel fuel tank approx 500 litre, 3 blade folding propellor.
Selden keel stepped mast, 2 pairs of spreaders and in mast furling. Furlex manual headsail furling, Furlex manual cutter furling system, removable running backstays. 2x Andersen stainless steel electric primary winches, 2x Andersen secondary winches, 2x Andersen mast mounted winches. Selden rod kicker.
North Sails Mainsail, Genoa, Cutter Sail.
Plastimo compass, Robertson wind/depth, Raymarine speed, Radio/CD, Shipmate RS8300 VHF with connection in cockpit. SimrD DC 30 GPS with repeater in cockpit, Raytheon RL70 Radar plotter with repeater in cockpit, Robertson/Simrad AP20 hydraulic autopilot, Garmin GPS Map750 touch screen Chart Plotter.
1 Engine battery and 2 Domestic batteries, all charged from 12V 80 amp alternator on the engine. Switchboard at the navigation table with meters for fuel, water and voltage. Shore power with Mastervolt Mass Combi 12/2200-100 charger/inverter. 2 Solar panels. Electric water pressure system, Stainless steel fresh water tanks approx. 1,000 litres. 40 litre hot water boiler heated by both engine and 220V. Forward heads with manual toilet and separate shower, aft heads with manual toilet and hand held shower. Eberspacher hot air central heating system, galley with 2 burner and oven stove, double stainless steel sink, top opening fridge and separate front opening fridge.
Classic mahogany interior. Deck saloon with round shaped sofa. Lower saloon with L shaped sofa and galley. Two spacious separate cabins with 4 berths. Spacious, well protected aft cockpit.
Whitlock mechanical wheel steering, electric anchor windlass with anchor, 4 man life raft in canister, EPIRB with GPS, teak cockpit, bow thruster, 3 colour mast light combined with anchor light.
Approx 12,500 kg.
Regina af Vindo 43 is built according to CE-regulations under supervision of International Marine Certification Institutes in Brussels. The yacht is certified in category A-Ocean and has a CE-plate and HIN-plate.