Contessa 43 for sale

Valencia, Spain

$60,624USD
Listed price €50,000 EUR

Tax Paid / Included

General information
Make/model
Contessa 43
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
$60,624 USD | Listed price €50,000 EUR
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year
1981
Designer
Jeremy Rogers
Length overall
42'7"
Length waterline
34'3"
Beam
12'6"
Draft
7'3"
Displacement
10.50 tons (U.S.)
Keel
Fin Keel
Location
Valencia, Spain

About this Contessa 43

English

This Contessa 43 is a classic design of Jeremy Rogers, she is a fast and extraordinarily elegant sailing yacht which has been well cared for and is presented in great condition. 

Her current owners have spared no expense on her maintenance and upgrades, including an interior refit in 2015 and exterior refit in 2019. 

Mechanical

This 1981 Contessa 43 is powered by a BMW Marine 35hp 2-cylinder 4T engine. The engine is in very good working order, constantly maintained and completely refitted in 2019. 

This Contessa 43 is also equipped with an 80l diesel tank and three bladed propeller.

Sails and Rigging

  • 18m mast
  • 1x new custom mainsail (2019)
  • 2x furling genoas
  • 1x jib
  • 1x storm jib
  • 2x spinnakers

Deck Gear

  • 2500W windlass.
  • 9 winches (2 with self-tailing and 2-speed)
  • 1 winch at the foot of the mast
  • Hydraulic kicker
  • Genoa furling
  • 18 m mast with two tiers of spreaders
  • Adjustable backstay
  • Teak deck
  • 8 additional hatches compared to the original design to increase interior light
  • Pedestal and steering wheel changed
  • New transom swim ladder
  • New bow pulpit
  • New LED navigation lights

Accommodations

  • Full kitchen with new (gas) oven
  • 2 refrigerators (1 electric + 1 ice)
  • Lots of interior lighting with original ceiling lights and wall lights all LED
  • 2 toilets (1 Jabsco electric and 1 Jabsco manual)
  • Bow cabin and aft cabin independent
  • Living room with a new custom teak table, folding convertible into a double bed
  • Very well maintained teak interior wood
  • Salt water tap
  • New unused dirty water tank (with in/out system)

Electronic Equipment

Depth probe

Robust magnetic / hydraulic autopilot (Neco)

Garmin GPS / chart plotter

2x VHF Radios 

Mastervolt charger and panel

Inverter 12v / 220 Mastervolt

Boss interior exterior sound equipment with radio, CD, bluetooth, USB, Aux

TV and radio antenna on mast

All energy efficient lighting (LED)

New heater (pending to be installed)

1x battery of 40 A for starting the engine

2x batteries of 120 A each AGM for general services (gel)

3x bilge pumps

1x water pump

1x 12v fridge

Maintenance History

2020

Engine totally refitted

Transmission changed

New kitchen

New seacocks

Autopilot fully checked and in good condition (actually is better than most)

2019

New tailored mainsail

Hull totally painted

Added second extra water tank

2018

Salt water tap

New electric Jabsco WC 1

New mechanical Jabsco WC 2

2017

New windlass, chain & anchor

New fridge & batteries

2016

Lateral & top hatches changed / renewed

New tailored teak table convertible into double bed

Tailored outside table for lunch / dining

2015

Tailored inox structure for bimini

New interiors including upholstered

Black water tank installation (still new)

pre 2015

Added 8 hatches to original design

Pedestal and rudder changed

All rigging renewed including genoa roller and backstay

New water heater (not installed)

Tender, Outboard and Safety Equipment

This Contessa 43 is also equipped with Zodiac tender with 4hp Tohatsu Outboard Engine; and an 8-person Zodiac Life Raft

Nicolle Associates 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.

  • This vessel is VAT paid
  • As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
  • This boat is lying in Valencia, Spain.
  • © 2020 Nicolle Associates

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Propulsion
Engine
1 x BMW Marine 2 Cylinder 4T
Fuel
Diesel
Fuel capacity
21 gallons (U.S.)
Accommodation
Number of cabins
2
Number of berths
5
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Broker/Dealer Information

Nicolle Associates - Hamble

Saltmakers House Hamble Point Marina School Lane
Hamble
Hampshire
SO31 4NB
United Kingdom
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