1980 Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender located in Hawaii for sale

43' Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1980
43'
12.5'
6.8'
Hawaii
$130,000

Description: This rugged 1980 Spindrift 43 (#1) center-cockpit double ender -- a full keel, custom outfitted cutter -- is for sale in Honolulu by its original owner/cruiser, who just turned 81, and after 15 years (and 35,000 miles) of double-handed Pacific Ocean cruising, is now "hanging it up!" and selling his boat.
Windcastle is a beautiful, well maintained by owner, and exceedingly well designed by Ron Amy, and appointed by owner with all the features for comfy and safe world cruising. A powerful sailing rig with triple reef 9-oz mainsail (new), a Profurl roller furling 100% jib, and hanked on (reefable) staysail (with a new mid stay) is backed up with a large 80-hp Lehman-Ford diesel engine. Windcastle comes with two dinghies: 9-ft Avon and 8-ft Fatty Knees (with sail). Two outboard motors -- Honda 8 hp and 2 hp (latter air cooled), both 4 cycle.
Boat has great headroom below, typically 6'-10" in cabin spaces, minimum 6' in companionway between main cabin and aft owner's cabin. Many opening portlights in both trunk cabin and upper hull provide lots of light and air (when opened at anchor or in port).
All varnished (satin) teak interior. Great stowage below and behind all seating spaces plus special lockers and drawers. Large freezer (two large cold plates) with adjacent reefer having both top and front loading doors.
Propane range (4 burners) and oven. Microwave oven. TV/DVD/CD sound system
Large cockpit with full cover for all-weather comfort. Wheel steering (hydraulic) at cockpit helm with autopilot controls, radar display, next to large (6-inch) Danforth Constellation compass with adjacent single-lever engine throttle and gearshift.
Skipper's cabin aft sleeps two very comfortably, with head and shower adjacent. Crew space for one forward of main salon, with head -- plus settee in main cabin can be used as 4th berth or a sea berth with leecloth.
Boat is fully equipped with all the gear needed and with many spares and tools for safe and reliable offshore cruising, worldwide!

Equipment: Equipment includes new 6-person life raft (in hard canister on aft cabin top),
18-ft Para Tec sea anchor.
Ground tackle includes main anchor 60-lb CQR on 300' 3/8" galvanized chain with electric windlass -- plus 45 lb CQR at bow, and 35 lb Danforth at stern, plus several smaller backup anchors.
Huge tanks (stainless steel) under cabin sole: 266 gal diesel in 2 tanks; 350 gal water in 3 tanks; plus 40 gal holding tank serving forward toilet.
Two heads with top grade toilets (Groco Model K bronze, hand operated), SS wash basin, and hot & cold shower (in aft head).

Galley includes deep double SS sinks, pressure water both hot and cold, 10-gal hot water heater under aft berth.
House appliances are 120 volt A.C. Input from shore power or from onboard 2000-watt inverter (Xantrex).
Dinghy davits aft plus radar mast with lifting crane and antennas.
Main engine (80 HP Lehman-Ford Diesel) provides power to push the boat, plus drives the 160-amp Leece-Neville alternator, plus the refrigeration system, and Aqua Marine watermaker (rated at 20 gal/hour).
Huge tanks: 266 gal fuel (in 2 tanks under cabin sole), 350 water (in 3 tanks under cabin sole), and single 40-gal holding tank servicing forward toilet. All stainless steel (with internal rubberized coating on holding tank).
1200 amp-hr of battery capacity, in two banks (Ten 6-v deep cycle, lead acid). Plus single 12-volt sealed AGM in engine room for engine starting.
Electric power from 160-amp alternator (Leece-Neville), plus 3 solar panels 200 W; and backup Honda 2000-W Honda portable generator (4-cycle gasoline powered).
Radar (Raytheon RL70 with companion chartplotter/GPS display) LCD displays in both cockpit at helm, and in navstation below.
Autopilot (WH hydraulic) with remote control in cockpit at helm.
Two HF radio transceivers (Kenwood TS50 and Icom 718) below, plus Sailmail with SCS Pactor III radio modem.
VHF radio (hard wired) in cockpit at helm, with AIS receiver into. Plus 2 handheld VHF radios.
Vessel is located in Honolulu at Hawaii Yacht Club's guest dock, in Ali Wai Basin, right next to Waikiki beach.
Contact owner Doug Nash for online reference to complete details, specifications, including last survey, over 100 photos, and an underway video on passage to New Zealand, etc._ For further information, contact me at 808-398-6703

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
L40966
(808) 398-6703

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
fiberglass
monohull
cruiser
cutter
3
excellent

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Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender

Spindrift 43 center cockpit double ender



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