Grand Soleil 43

110,000 Tax Paid | Plymouth, Devon United Kingdom
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Summary

  • Make Grand Soleil
  • Model 43
  • Year 2002
  • LOA 43ft/13m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 33883
  • Name Heaven Sent

Overview

Grand Soleil 43 - One Owner since new, a beautifully presented blue-hulled example of this classic 3-cabin cruiser. Scrupiously maintained by her diligent Owner a Chartered Engineer, she has an excellent spec with many well thought through customised additions. Safe and fast passage making.
Please contact Ancasta Plymouth on +44(0)1752 255740 for further information and viewing arrangements.

Build

GRAND SOLEIL 43 BUILT IN 2003 BY 'CANTIERE DEL PADRO SPA' in ITALY
Luxury family cruising yacht with superb performance
Part 1 Registered - 906987
One Owner from new

CONSTRUCTION
Blue GRP hull with gold livery
Teak-laid decks, coachroof, bathing platform, cockpit sole & seating
Wheel steering, Solimar system
Deep lead fin keel
Spade rudder
Last ashore winter 2018/19 for antifoul/anode/hull polish (antifouled February 2019) - relaunched March 2019
*Please note - In 2008, the antifoul coat was removed by sand blasting, 5 coats of epoxy resin were applied prior to antifoul.

DIMENSIONS
LOA: 12.98m
LWL: 10.85m
BEAM: 4.10m
DRAFT: 2.10m
*All figures are approximate

Rig

SLOOP RIG
Double swept back spreader rig
Sparcraft mast & spars
Stainless steel standing rigging
Slab reefing mainsails
Genoa and gennaker roller furling by Facnor furling systems
Harken main and genoa cars and tracks
Bamar hydraulic boom vang
Hydraulic backstay tensioner
Halyards led back to Spinlock clutches (6 starboard, 6 port)
Carbon fibre spinnaker pole
Bowsprit on strengthened bow plate for code 0 spinnaker
Twin position mainsheet traveller block (easily adaptable for cruising or racing)
Stackpack + lazyjacks

WINCHES
2 x Harken #53 electric 2-speed self-tailing genoa winches
2 x Harken #40 2-speed self-tailing halyard winches

SAILS
Mainsail, Halsey (2003)
Genoa, Halsey (2003)
Gennaker, Westaway Special (2006)
*All fully serviced and valeted annually (last 2019)

Accommodation

SLEEPS EIGHT IN THREE DOUBLE CABINS PLUS SALOON
Owners cabin forward has large island double berth, plenty of storage, two opening hatches.
Private en-suite heads compartment with Jabsco sea toilet, hand basin, shower with screen, mirror fronted vanity unit, opening hatch.
Twin aft cabins each have a large double berth, bench seat, storage cupboards, opening hatch and opening portlight.
Guest heads compartment to port with Jabsco marine toilet. Hand basin with hand held shower head, mirror on bulkhead, opening portlight.
Linear galley with gimballed two-burner stove, top loading fridge, double stainless steel sink, Corian worktops, opening portlight over.

SALOON
Spacious 'U'-shaped seating with 'island' bench seat
Large fixed saloon table with drinks storage (table lowers with infill cushions to form a double berth).
Forward facing navigation table to starboard with nav seat & chart stowage.
Book shelves and storage cupboards behind seating.
Cream Alcantara upholstery with matching curtains.
Sony TV with stainless steel surround and custom made swivelling mount.

Eberspacher cabin heating system with outlets in all cabins including both heads compartments.
Goiot portlights
Lewmar hatches
Lifting inspection boards for all areas under the cabin sole and insulated area around the log.

Machinery

YANMAR 4JH4E 56HP DIESEL ENGINE
Last serviced June 2019
Sail drive to 3 bladed Maxprop folding propeller
Approx. cruising speed 6 knots
Approx. max speed 7.5 knots
Approx. engine hours 1300
Mermaid rope cutter
Stainless steel cover for Yanmar starting panel in cockpit
Engine bay accessible from all sides

ELECTRICS
4 x Service batteries, 12v 100 Ah
1 x Engine battery
90 Amp Engine alternator
Sterling 40Amp Battery charger
Sterling ProPower Q 600W Inverter
Sterling battery management system and Voltmaster monitor
Shore power
LED lights throughout

TANKAGE
1 x fuel tank - 200 litres
2 x water tanks - 300 litres

WATER SYSTEM
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Water heated by engine and Quick 230v calorifier

Inventory

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT
Plastimo steering compass
Raymarine ST60 log, depth, wind (above companionway)
Raymarine GPS
Raymarine RL70C chartplotte/radarr with stainless steel enclosure at binnacle with repeater at chart table
ICOM IC-M601 DSC VHF radio
Handheld VHF
Raymarine ST6001+ autopilot with Smart Controller
Raymarine Raydome on stainless steel bracket
*Radar and VHF aerial on stainless steel pole

GROUND TACKLE
Quick electric windlass
Bruce spade anchor
50m Chain

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Sprayhood, extended (purpose designed as wind shelter)
Sun awning
Tonneau
Winter overall cover
Steering wheel and binnacle covers
2 x cockpit tables (large + small)
Shipping cradle
TV with bespoke stainless steel surround - with powered masthead aerial
8 Fenders + warps
Boathook
Engine spares (water pump and impellers)
Clock
Pioneer Radio/CD/MP3 player with saloon and cockpit speakers
Quicksilver 2.4m dinghy with cover
Honda 4hp outboard engine with fuel can - with purpose built bracket in lockable aft locker
Custom made stainless steel davits (easily removable)
Custom made stainless steel companionway seats
Swim ladder
Cutlery, crockery, utensils
Cockpit cushions
Torch
Aft heads solar ventilation
Extensive set of English Channel admiralty charts
Hand bearing compass
Various toolkits
Volt meter
Operating and maintenance manuals

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Liferaft
Kannad EPIRB 406mhz
Gas and carbon monoxide detectors
Danbuoy
2 x lifeslings with canvas covers
2 x lifebuoys with canvas covers
8 x lifejackets
4 x manual fire extinguishers
1 x auto fire extinguishers
Webbing jackstays
Guardwire with side gates
Pulpit
Pushpit
Deck and transom lights

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