St Francis Catamaran 43


Price
US $145,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable Finance
Currency
Length
42' 11" - 13.07m
Use
Cruising
Vessel Location
Tonga Insurance
Launch Year
1994
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Hull is a foam sandwich construction. Polyester Resin, Uni Directional Glass

This St Francis 43 is very well equipped for the live-aboard lifestyle with solar, wind generator, watermaker, freezer, radar, new engines, new sail drives, new sails and Stack Pack. This boat has never been chartered. It is in great condition and has many new upgrades & systems. It is balanced and sails very well. Engines, batteries, fuel and water tanks are all "mid ship", ensuring a stable and comfortable ride.

She has the four cabin, three head layout. These Angelo Lavranos designs are well proven, and respected as world cruisers.

The vessel is currently in Tonga and is not tax paid in NZ. Ask price is US$165,000

Ideal opportunity to take delivery in Tonga.


Price
US $145,000 Plus Duty/GST if applicable    Finance    Insurance
Boat Reference
Y1989
Launch Year
1994
Length
42' 11" - 13.07m
Beam
7.19
Draft
1.2
Displacement
16000 kg
Vessel Location
Tonga
Region
South Pacific
Builder
St Francis Yachts
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Hull is a foam sandwich construction. Polyester Resin, Uni Directional Glass
Decks Material
GRP
Engine
Twin 28 Hp with Tecondrive Sea Prop SD 60 1200 hrs
Engine Make
Beta
Number Engines
2
Horsepower
28
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
Stb 1243 hrs since rebuild
Engine Hours (2nd Engine)
Port 1234 hrs since NEW
Max Speed
8
Cruise Speed
6
Propulsion
Sail Drive with Flexi Fold Propellors
Genset
Honda 200i- well used
Fuel
340 l
Water
400 l intergral Fresh water system : 12 volt Flo Jet Pressure pup
Dinghy
AB RIB 12 FT 2011
Outboard
Yamaha 15 hp Enduro 2017
Accommodation
Four Double cabins with three heads
Galley is in port hull
Spaciouse saloon with Nav a station
Cabins
Four good size double cabins
Berths
8
Shower
4 total with one in each head and 1 in cockpit
Toilet
3 total- One Jabsco pump action heads fitted. Two 12 volt fresh water flush, electric heads are fitted.
Entertainment
Sound system: 7 speaker indoor outdoor Alpine stero with JBL MS9520 600W Max Power 6" x 9" MS Series 2-Way Coaxial Marine Boat Water Proof Speakers, includes a JBL subwoofer and amp.
Galley
Good working galley in Port hull
Refrigeration
Refrigeration unit: Danfoss 12volt unit fitted. Freezer - Engel AC/DC Portable Tri-Voltage Fridge/Freezer - 43 Q
Stove
Stove/Oven unit : Equator 2 Burner stove with oven. ?Type of operation: L. P. G Gas. Tank location : Aft rail ( two 9kg tanks about three months of us
Water-Maker
Watermaker: Echotech 13 gal/ Hr 12 volt. Backwach and primer pump
Hot Water
Stbd only, 10 liter unit engine water heated, or shore power.
Ground Tackle
Rocna 60 lb 220 ft chain 3/8 ' Glavinised chain -2017
Fortress Aluminiun 42
Lofrans Tigress Windlass
Safety Gear
LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT:
Flares and flare gun : 2 sets set of offshore flares -out of date
Life jackets : 6 Life jackets
Four inflatable deckvest style lifejackets.
Life sling fitted on aft port rail. Teahters and Jacklines as new and serviceable.

Life lines/stanchions : Double set of stations is fitted with Spectra.
Bilge Pumps
Bilge pumps, manual : Two units fitted, one in each hull. Bilge pumps, electrical : Four rule submer
Life Raft
Automatic inflatable: Raft inspection expired. Hydrostatic release :
Epirb
406 Epirb
Fire Protection
Fire extinguishers : Four dry chemical units observed..
Electrics
Ships Power : 12 and 110 Volt.
Batteries : Six times six volt Trojan golf cart batteries. ?Two 12 volt, individual engine start batteries these batteries are new.
Charging system : One standard Beta 100 amp alternator fitted to each engine.
Wind Generator : Air Marine wind generator, mounted on custom ally support.
Solar Panels : Four 240 watt solar panels are fitted with totally independent regulators and wiring systems. Redundancy.
Selector Switch : Battery selector switch fitted, Start Battery selctor switch and emergency crossover switches installed.
Battery monitor : Link battery monitor fitted.
Switch Panel : Custom switch panel fitted.
Shore Power : 30 amp unit fitted.
Sound system: 7 speaker indoor outdoor Alpine stero with JBL MS9520 600W Max Power 6" x 9" MS Series 2-Way Coaxial Marine Boat Water Proof Speakers, includes a JBL subwoofer and amp.
Comments and recommendations: The vessel has just undergone a major overhaul. (2016)
Almost all of the wiring ( 99% ) has been professionally replaced using marine grade AWG wire all to spec.
Heart Freedom Inverter
Electronics / Navigation
VHF Installation : Standard Horizen G X 2150 unit with AIS facility. GPS Installation : Garmin GPS 4012 unit is fitted at the helm station. RADAR Installation : Garmin Digitsl unit is fitted.. ?Autopilot system : Simrad 12 volt unit with hydraulic ram. ?Magnetic compass : Plastimo unit. ?Depth Sounder : Simrad. ?( secondary unit garmin through hull transducer ) Speed log unit : none fitted. ?Running lights : Tri Color light. ?Radar reflectors : One fitted. ?Comments and recommendations:
Sail Inventory
Sails : 1x 140% downwind genoa.
Mainsail: Ullman Sails South Africa New 2016
Mainsail Luff = 15.3 m
Foot = 5.68 m
Roach = 40 percent
Area = 60.83 sq m
Cloth = Challenge performance cruise 9.88 oz
Battens = 5
SDA Boxes = 5
Slides = Allslip
Reefs = 3
Reinforced webbing on batten pockets.
Ullman Sails South Africa. New 2016
110 % Upwind Jib
Luff = 16.2 m
Leech = 14.5 m m
Foot = 9.0 m
Area = 89.54 sq m
Cloth = Challenge performance cruise 8.88 oz
U. V. = Sunbrella strip Included, require color ?
Foam Luff = Included

Ullman Sails South Africa. New 2016 Assymetric Spinnaker.
Luff = 14.8 m
Area = 110.29 sq m
Cloth = Contender Maxilite 250
Sock = Included. ( spare sock aboard also. )
Mast / Rigging
Mast : Extruded aluminium Sparcraft mast.
Boom : Extruded aluminum Sparcraft section.
Spreaders : Double set of aluminium spreaders.
Rigging : 1 X 19 Stainless steel wire fitted through out.
Running rigging : Dacron braid running rigging.


Fittings : Lewmar blocks fitted through out. Trampoline net : New net is fitted forward.
Comments and Recommendations:
Standing rigging is visually in good condition and was reportedly replaced in 2012.
Slight oxidization on the masts was observed. ?The masts are painted. ?For cosmetic purposes only these could be repainted.
Running rigging is in serviceable condition.
Deck Gear
Hatches and openings : 12 Lewmar hatches. Custom sliding door.
Deck : Deck is foam sandwich construction.
Bimini : Custom Hard Bimini. Raincatcher railing needs replacing ( wooden edge )
Deck cushions : New close cell foam cushions.
Helmchair: Stidd Low Back Slimline Seat. White. ( Very comfortable )
Fittings : Lewmar blocks fitted through out. Trampoline net : New net is fitted forward.
Remarks
The exterior could do with a repaint at some stage
The interior woodwork needs some attention. The oak veneer needs replacing in areas and varnishing.
Considerable spare parts ( starter, alternator, water pumps, fuel and air filters, injectors, engine gaskets, engine belts, impellors, tools, epoxy resins, paints. Etc.
Extensive tool box.

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
Busfield Marine Brokers
Telephone
Fax
+64 9 360 5373
Address
103 Westhaven Drive
City / Suburb
Auckland
State
NORTH ISLAND
Country
New Zealand
Website


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