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Spindrift 43

US $130,000 
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Length 53' - 16.15m
Vessel Location  Hawaii
Year  1982
Hull Material GRP
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This one-owner center-cockpit cutter during the last 13 years has been successfully cruised by its owner and wife all over the Pacific (from California, to Mexico, to Hawaii, to Canada, the whole West Coast USA, to Central America, to Panama, to Galapagos, Marquesas, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Cooks, Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand, to Fiji, to Vanuatu, to New Caledonia, and back to NZ. Now because owner was recently widowed, and has reached the age of 80, he's decided it's time to stop cruising, this exceptional cruising yacht is now for sale in Pago Pago (American Samoa), and is nearly turn-key ready for a new owner to acquire this fine vessel and cruise anywhere in the world!
US $130,000 
Year  1982
Length  53' - 16.15m
Vessel Location  Hawaii
Region  North America and Caribbean
Builder  Spindrift Yachts
Hull Material  GRP
Engine  80 hp Lehman-Ford diesel, 4 cyl., 254 cu inch, naturally asperated
Typical engine operating rpm 800 to 1600 rpm
Borg-Warner velvet drive transmission; one-lever throttle and gear shift control at helm

1.5-inch solid ss prop shaft with interior packing gland and exterior cutlass bearing
3-blade Michigan bronze propeller, 21-inch dia., 16-inch pitch
Dual in-line fuel filters (Fram, for water and particle removal) from diesel fuel tanks
Secondary in-line dual fuel filters (fran cartidge) on engine feeding enjection pump
Electric fuel pump to ease purge of trapped air from fuel lines after fuel-filter changes
Freshwater flush for engine cooling system; valve in engine room, reservoir in fwd head
Accommodation  Living spaces with 6'-8" (2 m. ) headroom in main salon and aft stateroom; 6 ft elsewhere
Extensive stowage space (lockers, cabinets, drawers) behind and under seating and berths
Cabin layout: main salon table with seating for 4; settee across for seating 3 or 1 sea berth
Skylight "Butterfly" hatches above salon table, with Lexan windows, open from below for ventilation
Berths: 1 double in aft stateroom, 1 single forward: 1 sea berth on settee, 2 in cockpit (in port)

Galley (split) adjacent to main salon; counters, sink, stove, trash bin, drawers, cabinets, etc.
Passageway 6-ft headrrom aft to sleeping compartment, head; shop bench, tool drawers
Passageway foward to forward head and sleeping compartment (single berth (in forepeak
Doors to close off forward and aft heads and sleeping areas from passagway access
Navigation compartment on port side under cockpit, with all electronics, radios, seat, table
Hatch (portside seat in cockpit) in overhead of nav station, for extra ventalation in port or at anchor
Opening portlights, bronze, with dogs; in hull and cabin top sides throughtout boat: 36 in all, for air
Floor panels in cabin and passageway soles for tank inspection, pump access, stowage, etc.
Music system: Kenwood AM/FM tuner with tape drive; 200 W amplifier, stereo speakers fore & aft
Oil lamps (5), brass, in good shape, but all need polishing!

Heads and Shower:
One head forward of main salon, with toilet, washbasin, mirrors, stowage cabinet & bin
One head in aft compartment, with toilet, shower stall (curtained); with 2 portlights
All head sinks with only freshwater; shower is normally freshwater, but can switched to salt
Galley  Galley:
Large Refirgerator (cooled by engine-driven compressor or compact 120 vac compressor)
Large Freezer (~4 cu ft) with dual cold plates, and spill-over air flow to adjacent 3-cu/ft reefer
Freezer door in port salon counter, reefer door in both top counter and side bulkhead
Propane stove, 4-burner, with oven and broiler (Brown Stove Works, Inc. )
Two 5-gal propane bottles in stern locker, with remote solenoid valve contol in galley
Double deep stainless steel sink, starboard side adjacent main salon, with modern faucets
Freshwater and saltwater spigots at galley sink, pressure flow by automatic 12-volt pump (Shurflo)
Freshwater supply to sinks, shower, and deck wash-down outlets;; can switch to saltwater

Hot freshwater heater: 10 gallon (38 liters), by engine heat transfer or 120 v ac electric
Portable 12 refrigerator box (Coleman) for backup to main frig, and storing veggies or beverage
Microwave oven, 120 vac, 700 watts (Avanti) [New]
Sliced breat Toaster, two slots, 120 vac 750 watts (Better Chef)
Food Blender, 120 vac (Delta)

Heads and Shower:
One head forward of main salon, with toilet, washbasin, mirrors, stowage cabinet & bin
One head in aft compartment, with toilet, shower stall (curtained); with 2 portlights
All head sinks with only freshwater; shower is normally freshwater, but can switched to salt
Ground Tackle  60-lb CQR w/300 ft of 3/8 inch galvanized chain, swivel shackle to anchor; on starboard bow roller
Keefe 12-volt electric windlass, with chain wildcat and rope gypsy, manual clutch

45-lb CQR w/20 ft 3/8 chain, with 300 ft 5/8 nylon rode, as 2nd bow anchor, on port bow roller
35-lb Danforth w/15 feet 3/8 chain, 300 ft nylon rode, as stern anchor, on aft pulpit bracket
22-lb Danforth, w/10 ft 3/8" chain, for general utility
12-lb Danforth w/ 15 ft 5/16" chain, back up stern anchor or lunch hook; on aft pulpit bracket
6-lb grapnel hook for dinghy anchor or general use
18-ft dia. Sea anchor rig (Para Tech Co), in yellow bag, ready to deploy
300 ft 1/2 inch braided nylon rope in plastic basket for secondary bow anchor rode or whatever
500 ft 3/4 inch braided nylon rope on plastic reel mounted aft deck; for ea anchor rode or general use
Safety Gear  EPIRB 406 mHz beacon with deck-mounted hydrostatic deploy canister (ACR Rapidfix)
New 6-person Liferaft (ASM Co. NZ), in hard case on aft deck, with hydrostatic release
500 ft -inch braided nylon line (same as above) for sea anchor or emergencies.
Emergency rudder shaft extension and wood tiller for hand steering on aft deck
Ditch bags (3), one canvas, two rubber; containing water, food rations, and all kinds of survival gear
First aid kits, very extensive: dressings & emergency med gear, oxygen bottle, (most meds expired!)

Deck area lights fore and aft, and in cockpit
Saltwater washdown spigot at bow, can be switched to fresh water supply from forward water tank
Lifelines: double, 32-inches high, with solid handrail portions adjacent to cockpit area and gates
Lazy jack lines (1" webbing with stout end fittiings) for both side decks, bow to stern
Cockpit dodger windows with rigid front and side-panel windows of 1/16 inch solid polycarbonate
Full cockpit cover with roll up side windows and see-through window above helm station to view sail
Cockpit cushions and backrests, 4-inch open-cell foam, with Naugahyde coverings, color light brown
Electrics  Two battery banks total 1200 amp-hrs (ten 6-v deep cycle lead acid); one 12-volt AGM starting
Inverter/charger: 12vdc/120vac (2000 watt, 100 amp charge; Heart-Interface Freedom 20)
Link 2000 Inverter/Charger control and monitor system
Solar panels: 3, total 200 watts (1 between davits, 1 each on rail aft lifeline stantions, adjustable)

Maiin and secondary circuit breaker panels, and battery1-2-both-off switch in Nav station;
Switch in engine room for starting engine from House batteries, or supply House from starting battery
Alternator: 140-amp large frame Leece-Nevelle 12-v, dual v-belt driven
External 12 v dc regulator, multi-step, with temperature compensation (Next Step by Ample Power)
Honda 2000 w generator, gasoline powee; 12vdc/120 vac out: mounted aft cabin deck ready access
Portable 240 volt ac-input battery charger (12 v. Dc output), with 240-volt extension cords
Solar panel regulator (behind main breaker panel in nav station); Trace Model C-12B
Ground plate (porous bronze) on hull starboard girth, connected electrically to mast compression post
Charge dissapator at mast top (Forespar)
WH Autopilot; master control in Nav Station, remote control with rudder-angle indicator at helm

Radar/chart plotter/GPS navigation (Ratheon Model RL 70); displays in both cockpit and nav station

Navigation PC in nav station with Maxsea charts for entire world
Selected paper charts and pilot charts
Desk-top computer (obsolete, but useful!) in nav station; LCD display, keyboard, trackball mouse
Combination printer, scanner, copier (HP Deskjet F300) in nav station; 120 v ac
Portable handheld GPS receivers (Garmin 12 and Garmin 48)
Sextant, plastic, advanced model (Davis Instruments)

Communication equipment:
Short range ship-ship radios: VHF/AIS in cockpit, plus two handheld VHF radios
Long range SSB radios (2): Ham (Kenwood TS-50), plus Marine and Ham (Icom 718)
Each SSB transceivers have rated output power of ~100 watts
Sailmail radio email system, with Pactor-III modem, SWR power-out meter in antenna coaxial cable
Antennas: insulated backstay main SSB, whip backup SSB and VHF and GPS on radar mast aft
SSB antenna selected in nav station with two multi-position switchs on instrument panel
VHF radio with AIS receiver display screen and controls mounted on overhead at helm station
Sail Inventory  Working Sail area: 1140 sq. Feet (main, jib and staysail)
Jib (100%): on Profurl furler; UV shield on leech and foot
New Mainsail (Ross Harold Sails, Opua, NZ June 2012): triple reef points, full-length flat battens.
Staysail: hanked on, reefable with foot ties
Mast / Rigging  Cutter with aluminum spars, painted gold; rig built and installed by Sparcraft in California
Double spreader mast with internal rope-to-wire halyards (plus spare rope main halyard)
Halyard winches mounted on mast at deck level; all 2-speed self-tailing stainless steel
Stainless steel standing shrouds and stays with solid bronze turnbuckles and SS Sta-Lok terminals
18-ft slotted-foot boom, with 4:1-tackle rope vang and rigid support strut (Forespar)
Whisker pole 18-ft, telescoping (Forespar); mounted on track on forward edge of mast
Spinnaker halyard (but no sail) fitted, used for lifting and deploying dinghies on/off foredeck.
Deck Gear  Stainless Steel Bow pulpit with heavy wooden (teak) platform, perforated to take seas
Stern pulpit integrated with rugged stainless steel dinghy davits with 2 lifting-wire winches
Outboard engine lifting crane (4:1 block and tackle with trigger cleat control) on stern mast
Double lifelines, 32 inches high all around, with pelican hook gates adjacent each side of cockpit
Mooring ballards at bow and stern for securing dock, mooring, or tow lines
Permanent handles/steps on hull aft above waterline for emergency egress from sea to deck
Windlass, electric (12 v) at bow, for managing primary anchor chain, 3/8-inch, 300 feet
Hawse hole in deck beneath windlass for chain fall to locker below in forepeak
Hawse pipe with cover for chain (20 ft) from 2nd bow anchor to fall into locker shelf below
Deck bales (flush) in aft-quarter side decks; to secure boom preventer blocks, port and starboard
9 self-tailing stainless steel 2-speed: 4 on mast, at waist/shoulder height, 5 on cockpit. Coamings
2 small 1-speed: one on mast for lifting whisker pole, one on port cockpit coaming for furling jib
2 wire winches (with brakes) on dinghy davits for lifting or deploying hard dinghy
Remarks  Dinghy #1: Inflatable
9.5-ft Avon inflatable with hard roll-up interior floor, fiberglass seat, wood one-piece oars (new)
For rowing or outboard morot power
Takes either Honda 8-hp 4-stroke outboard engine or 2-hp Honda 4-stroke engine
Retractable wheels (12-inch balloon tires) on transom, for beach wheeling (and outboard prop guard)
Can be carried inflated on foredeck, or rolled up and stowed in canvas bag on foredeck or under the Can be carried rolled up under inverted hard dinghy lashed down on foredeck
Inflating foot pump, patching kit
Lifting bridle for use with spinnaker halyard to raise dinghy out of water alongside or to foredeck

Dinghy #2: Fiberglass
8-ft Fatty Knees sailing/rowing dinghy; 2-piece mast, centerboard, rudder, tiller, cat-rig sail
Carry on stern davits using lift winches (with Acrilan cover), or lashed inverted on foredeck
Takes Honda 2 hp 4-stroke outboard engine, or row with 1-piece wooden oars with oarlocks
Lifting bridle for use with spinnaker halyard and winch (on mainmast) to raise dingy out of water

Outboard motors (two, both Honda 4-cycle)
2 hp with integral 1-liter fuel tank; air cooled, centrifugal clutch;
8 hp with separate 3-gal fuel tank and hose; water cooled, gear shift and manual clutch
Lifting harness for 8-hp Honda for use with lifting crane on radar mast aft

Other on-deck gear:
Jerry jugs, 5-gal (20 lit. ) each; 4 diesel, 2 gasoline, 1 water; all carried along aft deck edges
Bumpers: two large, four medium
Misc dock lines and utility lines, coils carried on pinrails in mast gallows each side of mast base
Man-overboard pole, horseshoe life ring (new), xenon flash floatlight, on rack starboard rail outside cockpit
Lifesling man-overboard retrieval rig, at stern pulpit, starboard side
Swim ladder, wooden with steps; foldiing for sea ingress/egress from side deck; attaches amidship either side
Boat hook, 8-ft long large diameter wooden handle, bronze hook; stowed in rings on starboard shroud
Flag halyards with snaphooks, alongside shrouds to lower spreader, both port and starboard
Stowage box (Igloo), 3 ft long, hinged lid and clasp; secured on aft deck; for misc gear and seat Flopper-stopper anti-roll device, ss: for at-anchor comfort; deploy on whisker pole from mast
Awning, 3 sections, Acrilan canvas, gray; tubing scaffolding; for shade/rain cover, whole boat deck
Water maker:

20 gal per hour capacity, engine driven, two pre-filters in engine room (by Aqua Marine)
Two 20-inch membrane tubes in series; control panel with valves and gages in galley
Valving manifold to deposit product water into either one of three water tanks, and source sinks
 Seller Details
Broker / Dealer  Quadrant Yachts Quadrant Yachts

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Telephone  NZ Cell +64 (0)21 412 023
AUS Cell +61 (0) 404 167 226
Office +64 9 555 4379
Address  21D School Rd
City / Suburb  Auckland 1021
Country  New Zealand
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