1993 Custom Steel Ketch located in Outside United States for sale

43' Custom Steel Ketch

Outside United States

Description: INCREDIBLE TRUE WORLD CRUISER - center cockpit, cutter rigged steel ketch fully equipped and ready to sail the world.

Custom built in Brittany, France and being designed for arctic cruising her double chin hull is 4-6mm thick, with a 25mm cap at the bow making her an incredibly safe vessel in all conditions. She has been well maintained, constantly upgraded, and is being sold as a complete package.

Almost all systems have been replaced since her purchase in 1997, with over $500k USD invested into her over the years. Some of her recent upgrades: she was repowered with a new Yanmar in 2012 ($30,000 USD), new standing rigging in 2016 ($20,000 USD), had her brightwork re-done, decks repainted with new non-skip and a new stainless steel prop shaft in 2017 ($70,000 USD), and has a new custom 3 part full boat cover ($8,000 USD).

With recently upgraded electronics, a Cape Horn self steering system, watermaker, solar and wind power generation, a full workshop, inflatable dinghy and outboard, spinnaker, and slide out bar this vessel is ready to take you to the ends of the earth in safety. Plus features like an Isotherm smart fridge that only draws 0.8 - 2amps, LED lights throughout, SSB radio, and BlueSea Battery Monitor, she offers high tech amenities that any offshore sailor will appreciate.

The seller is forced to sell for health reasons and is not selling to try and make money This boat was about memories without it, it wouldve been a dull life.

Get in touch today before this wonderful opportunity sails away without you.

Equipment: Electronics
CD player
Navigation center
Wind speed and direction

Fully battened mainsail
Furling genoa

Spinnaker pole
Steering wheel

Inside Equipment
Electric bilge pump
Marine head
Hot water
Fresh water maker
Battery charger
Manual bilge pump

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet

Outside Equipment/Extras
Radar reflector
Swimming ladder
Teak cockpit
Outboard engine brackets
Solar panel
Wind generator
Cockpit table
Total Liferaft Capacity: 4
Electric windlass

Spray hood
Bimini Top
Mainsail cover
Cockpit cover


Yanmar 55HP Diesel 4JH5E only 695 hrs. (New 2012)
90L diesel header tank with 220L keel tank
1 SS prop shaft (New 2017)
Autostream S1 Self-Feathering SS 3-blade prop
Hydraulic steering pump (New 2017)
Cape Horn Wind self steering rig


LED lights inside & out
2 x Foldable Solar Panels with regulator (500 watts)
LVM 6Wind Generator with regulator
4 x AGM House batteries 105 A-H
1 x AGM Motor battery 105A-H
Balmar 100 amp alternator/ regulator with duo charge regulator
Xantrex shore power & smart charger
BlueSea Battery Monitor
Remote amp meters show incoming from solar and wind generation
Ceramic resistors convert excess power from wind generator to heat, drying and warming the head
Vetus ultrasonic water and diesel tank sensors

Sails and rigging:

All standing rigging replaced (New 2016)
Yankee (New 2014)
Forestaysail, main with 3 reef points, mizzen (All checked and re-sewn in 2014)
Spinnaker (Very good condition)
Quantum storm tri-sail (New- never used)
Sail covers & lazy jacks
Pro-Furl furlers for yankee and forestaysail
Forespar Spinnaker pole
Forespar boom kicker/ support
Lewmar and Harken double and triple speed self tailing winches 6 mounted in cockpit, 2 on main mast, 1 on mizzen mast
Spinlocks on all halyards

Navigation and Instrumentation:

Cassens& Plath main ships compass
Raymarine E7 chart plotter
Raymarine RD418D HD color radar
Tablet in waterproof case connects to plotter and radar via Bluetooth for use in cockpit
Raymarine AIS 650 Transceiver
Raymarine ST 60 Wind transducer
Raymarine ST 7002 Autopilot
Raymarine ST 60 Depth and Speed indicators
Raymarine 240 VHF
ICOM M802 SSB plus SCS PTC-II USB (allows internet via Sailmail)
STD Horizon handheld VHF
Valsat 02L GPS

Interior Equipment:

Echo- Tec 500 water maker - 1.3L/min, driven off main engine
Pressurized hot and cold water
Custom poly water tanks 150L and 130L
20L hot water tank (electric and engine heated)
Isotherm Smart Fridge SS 85L (12 volt)
Double sink
Force 10 SS Two burner stove and oven
Aluminum propane tanks 10 lbs x 2
Dickinson Newport Diesel Heater
Electroscan USCG Type 1 Marine Sanitation Device

Location: Vancouver BC Canada, Outside United States


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