Grand Soleil 43

219,000 Tax Paid | Netherlands Netherlands


  • Make Grand Soleil
  • Model 43
  • Year 2009
  • LOA 43ft/13m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 35387
  • Name Il Corvo


A stunning example of this fully optimised Grand Soleil 43 OT. Her huge inventory includes a custom designed IRC-racing keel and carbon rudder, Hall Spars carbon rig and extensive set of North sails. Despite her thoroughbred race pedigree and proven track records on the race course, she is also a fast and comfortable performance cruiser with her teak finished interior, three cabins, Eberspächer interior heating and large shower cabin. Annually stored in a ventilated and frost free boat yard for six Months.

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2009 optimized Grand Soleil 43 B&C OpenTransom version Designed by Botin and Carkeek and built-in Cantiere del Pardo, Italy.

Hull made from glass-reinforced plastic
Teak cockpit
White hull

Length over all 13.25m
Length water line 11.40m
Beam 3.96m
Draft 2.40m
Weight 8,900 kg



Hall Spars double spreader carbon mast with hydraulic mast jack system fabricated inhigh modulus carbon (lighter and stiffer than standard).
Hall Spars carbon racing boom
Hall Spars carbon pole
Holmatro hydraulic system for backstay, boomvang and outhaul with two single speed pump panels (full service in 2018).
Lock system for racing mainsail
Halyard layout:
1 x main, 2 x masthead spi, 2 x factional spi/jib, 1 x topping lift, 1 x genoa staysail
German mainsheet system
Rod rigging (inspected 2019)
All racing spectra ropes and lines (many new DSKropes on deck since 2019)
Tuff-luff headstay
Harken furling headstay
Mast track for bolt rope and Antal sliding batten cars
Pad eye on bow for Code 0 and asymmetric spinnakers
B&G Windex
Tylaska snap shackles


North Sails mainsail 3Di (no reef) (2012)
North Sails mainsail 3Di triple reef (2016)
North Sails mainsail 3DL + J1 + J2 + J3 (2009)
North Sails cruising main 3DL with taffeta, triple reef (2011)
North Sails 3Di J1 + J2 + J3 (2012)
North Sails 3Di J1 + J2 (2017)
North Sails 3DL jib 4 (2011)
North Sails jib Staysail on Karver furler (2009)
North Sails Code 0 on Karver furler (2016)
North Sails 2 x A1.5 (very light) (2009)
North Sails A,15 (2016)
North Sails S2 (2015)
North Sails S2 (2014)
North Sails A3 (2018)
North Sails S4 (2009)
North Sails spinnaker staysail on Karver furler (2009)
North Sails storm jib (2009)
North Sails cruising/delivery triple reef mainsail 3DL (2011)
North Sails cruising/delivery jib (2011)
3 x Mainsail covers (2 for racing, 1 for cruising sail) (2011)


Teak wood interior finish with classic striped oak floors
Modern layout with straight galley at port side
Interior layout with three cabins
1 x Head compartment with toilet and shower
1 x Shower cabin in fore cabin (no toilet)
Upholstery in dark grey alcantara
Eberspächer D5 interior heating with 4 air outlets
Pioneer radio/CD-MP3 with loudspeaker in main saloon and cockpit
Curtains and blinds for windows and hatches

C-shape sofa on starboard side, finished in dark grey alcantara fabric
Custom carbon saloon table on stainless steel lifting bar
Storage areas under and behind the sofa
Various drawers behind sofa

Straight galley situated at port side of the main cabin
Black Corian stone worktop
Various cupboards and storage lockers
Double stainless steel washbasins with pressurized hot/cold water mixer tap
Stainless steel two-burner gas stove with oven
Isotherm Compact refrigerator with top loader

Situated at starboard next to entrance, seat with alcantara cushion and spacious chart table area.
12v/220v Switch panel with level indicators
Various navigation instruments

Double island bed with custom matrasses for cruising
Extra set of matrasses for racing
Reading lamps at headrest
Clothing drawer under bed
Hanging locker
En-suite shower cabin with fix shower head, mirror, and washbasin with hot/cold pressurized mixer tap.
Aft guest cabins (Grand Soleil 43 OT)

Each with double bed and dark grey alcantara matrasses
Reading lamps at headrest
Clothing locker
Shelves along hull

Situated at port side in the saloon next to entrance and fitted with storage lockers and washbasin with hot/cold pressurized mixer tap.
Jabsco manual fush toilet
Shower hot/cold


Volvo Penta D2-55E (55hp), 4-cylinder diesel engine with intercooler
Year 2009
New engine hour clock mounted. Estimated engine hours around 1.500h
Saildrive serviced in 2018
Gori 2-blade folding propeller
Engine annually serviced

12V/220V power circuit
1 x 12V/90Ah engine start battery (May 2019)
3 x 12V/150Ah domestic batteries (May 2019)
Quick 12V/60Ah automatic battery charger
Shore power 220V, with shore power cable
Inverter system
Electric bilge pump via switch panel
Cigarette plug 12V at chart table
220V power sockets
Quick electric water heater via engine and 220V shore power
Electric water pressure pump


Full B&G package
3 x B&G H5000 Graphic Display at entrance (2019)
3 x B&G 20/20 Mast Displays up-grade pack for H5000 (2019)
B&G Zeus2 12” chart plotter with recent update C-maps(2016)
B&G NAC1 autopilot
VHF with loudspeaker in cockpit
2 x Silva 100 compasses at steering positions

At chart table:
Garmin VHF with distress call
Neovo navigation computer screen
Furuno GP-32 GPS
Integrated Software and Hardware:
Expedition navigation software (2016)
B&G WiFi module
Comar CSB200 Class B AIS transponder
Vesper Marine AIS/VHF Splitter
B&G vertical masthead unit (2016)

Seats, cockpit coamings and floor finished in artificial teak
Twin carbon steering wheels
Holmatro hydraulic panel installed near port helm pedestal
2 x Storage locker under seats and 1 x locker under floor
Access floor hatch to steering installation
Sliding teak entrance door with Perspex sliding hatch
2 x Bose loudspeakers
Transom shower hot/cold and bathing ladder
2 x Harken 55ST 2-speed manual genoa winches
2 x Harken 45ST 2-speed manual halyard winches
2 x Harken 53ST 2-speed German mainsheet winches
11 x Spinlock XTS halyard jammers
All halyards directed to cockpit

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