Vintage (Nautor 43 Type) Fiberglass Sailboat


Length
42' 6" - 12.95m
Use
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
Louisiana Insurance
Launch Year
1979
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

The vessel was built of all molded fiberglass construction by Nautor in Pietarsaari, Finland during 1979. The vessel has a model bow, transom stern, single level recessed deck house, and a double aluminium mast. The hull is fitted with a Keel fin and a displacement type hull. Estimated displacement by the manufacturer is 33,000 pounds with estimated 9,000 pounds of ballast. Deck areas are teak covered. Single level deck house. Accommodations are partially recessed into the hull and arranged as follows starting at the bow: Located forward is a double V-berth with cushions, storage drawers and wooden lockers below and above. Next aft to starboard is the teak finished head with marine toilet with holding tank, lavatory, shower, and teak medicine cabinet. Across the small passageway is a storage area with cabinets and shelves. Next aft is the main salon area with port and starboard settees, fold down table and open or enclosed storage areas to port and starboard. Aft to port is the galley with three-burner butane stove with electrical solenoid override, double stainless sink, wooden cabinets with Formica tops, and ice box. Aft to starboard is the navigation area with teak chart/salon table, seat, radar, VHF and HF radios and access to the machinery space is below deck through an insulated hatch. Aft of the main salon is an open cockpit with binnacle steering. The binnacle contains a steering wheel, main engine clutch and throttle controls and a liquid filled magnetic compass. The cockpit contains wood covered seating and hatches for below deck storage.


Boat Reference
1656
Launch Year
1979
Length
42' 6" - 12.95m
Beam
4.04m (13ft 3in)
Vessel Location
Louisiana
Region
North America and Caribbean
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Engine
MACHINERY: The vessel is single screw auxiliary power. Propulsion machinery consists of one (1) each Model 4.236 four-cylinder Perkins diesel engines driving a single propeller through a hydraulic clutch and reverse gear and a 1-1/4" diameter stainless shaft. Propulsion machinery is electric start and raw water cooled through a heat exchanger. The engine is rated at approximately 85 horsepower at 3200 rpm's. Auxiliary machinery consists of the following: 12-volt shower sump pump 12-volt bilge pumps - two (2) each, one (1) automatic and one (1) manual 120-volt air conditioner 12-volt macerator pump for sewage tank.
Accommodation
The single level deck house is constructed of one (1) piece molded fiberglass with end grain balsa wood
sandwich core. The doors, sky-light, and hatches are fabricated of teak and designed weathertight. The
cabin is fitted with ten (10) each bronze hinged opening port lights each with stainless ring and screen.
Walls are of spruce construction and teak veneer. Cabin sole is varnished teak and light wood.
Overhead is vinyl over spruce wood.
Accommodations are partially recessed into the hull and arranged as follows starting at the bow:
Located forward is a double V-berth with cushions, storage drawers and wooden lockers below and
above.

Next aft to starboard is the teak finished head with marine toilet with holding tank, lavatory, shower, and
teak medicine cabinet. Across the small passageway is a storage area with cabinets and shelves.
Next aft is the main salon area with port and starboard settees, fold down table and open or enclosed
storage areas to port and starboard.
Aft to port is the galley with three-burner butane stove with electrical solenoid override, double stainless
sink, wooden cabinets with Formica tops, and ice box.
Aft to starboard is the navigation area with teak chart/salon table, seat, radar, VHF and HF radios and
GPS, and the main electrical panel.
Aft of this area and still fully recessed is a cabin with one double and one single built in bunks, integral
storage and a fully enclosed head with shower, toilet, lavatory and medicine cabinet.
Access to the machinery space is below deck through an insulated hatch.
Aft of the main salon is an open cockpit with binnacle steering. The binnacle contains a steering wheel,
main engine clutch and throttle controls and a liquid filled magnetic compass. Also located within the
cockpit area is an instrument panel with wind speed and direction gauges, speedometer and engine
tach.
The cockpit contains wood covered seating and hatches for below deck storage.
Steering system is mechanical using cables and pulleys. An emergency manual tiller is on board.
Safety Gear
Fire fighting equipment consists of four (4) each 2-1/2 lb. Dry chemical type fire extinguishers located in
the main salon and one (1) 2-1/2 lb. Halon fire extinguisher located in the engine compartment.

LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT:
There was little in the way of lifesaving equipment aboard the vessel at time of survey. One (1) each six man inflatable life raft was mounted on the stern. One each inflatable RIB dingy was on board with a 15
horsepower Suzuki four stroke gasoline powered outboard motor.
Electrics
Vessel is wired with marine grade neoprene industrial wiring throughout. Fixtures are of the yacht type.
The lighting system appears both 120 volt AC and 12 volt DC. Overload protection is by means of fuses
and circuit breakers. Three (3) each 12-volt heavy duty automotive type batteries are on board and
stored in plastic boxes in way of the machinery space. Switchboard is of the dead front type designed
for recreational vessels. Provision is made for shore power. The vessel does not have a generator.
Mast / Rigging
The main mast forward and the second mast aft are each fitted into a socket and constructed of
aluminum. Boom is fabricated of aluminum. All standing rigging is stainless steel swaged cable with
stainless steel turnbuckles. Running rigging is braided nylon. All sails are Dacron. Chain plates are
stainless steel and structurally attached to main hull beams and ribs. The main sheet track is fitted with
roller bearing travelers. Genoa tracks are stainless steel with aluminum cars. Rigging is standard for
typical 43' ketch rig. Sail area is reported to be approximately 504 square feet. (Sails were all furled. )
The hull is reportedly fitted with a one (1) piece internal cast iron ballast bedded into hull reinforced
section and glassed over.
All rigging attached to deck is bedded and has a stainless steel backer plates with stainless bolts and
nuts.
Remarks
Registered dimensions are:
Length: 12.95m (42ft 6in)
Breadth: 4.04m (13ft 3in)
Depth: 2.90m (9ft 6in)

The vessel has a model bow, transom stern, single level recessed deck house, and a double aluminum
mast. The hull is fitted with a Keel fin and a displacement type hull. Estimated displacement by the
manufacturer is 33,000 pounds with estimated 9,000 pounds of ballast. Deck areas are teak covered.
This vessel is a typical recreational fiberglass motor sailing vessel.
Handrails fabricated of ¾" diameter vertical stainless steel and wire rope or formed pipe surround the
deck. Openings are fitted with safety chains.
Deck fittings are located as follows:
Eight (8) each Lewmar or Harken chrome plated hand operated winches
Ten (10) each Schaefer blocks
Goiot deck hatches
Stainless steel Genoa Tracks
Sunbrella helm cover
Stainless steel dingy davit
Folding transom swim ladder
Two spare spars
Roller furler headstay
Stainless steel standing rigging
Stainless steel bow pulpit
Six (6) hawse fairleads with Samson post and six (6) 8" cleats

HULL:
The hull is constructed of hand laminated one (1) piece fiberglass. The hull is divided by fiberglass
and/or wood bulkheads or partial bulkheads into six (6) compartments.
Compartmentation is as follows starting at the bow:
Forward compartment is a chain/rope locker forepeak
Second compartment is a recessed V-berth forward of salon.
Third compartment is recessed head and storage areas
Fourth compartment is the main salon with recessed quarters and head.
Fifth compartment is machinery space and aft cabin.
Aft is the recessed steering area with cockpit drain/lazarette.

TANKAGE:
Below deck tankage located in the bilge of the main salon area consists of port and starboard stainless
steel 55-gallon potable water tanks and one (1) each steel 40-gallon baffeled diesel tank. A separate
fiberglass marine sanitation holding tank with macerator pump is located adjacent to each head. All
tanks have approved type fills and vents (with flame screen where applicable). One (1) each 5-gallon
butane storage tank is located below deck in way of the aft cockpit. A 12-volt electric solenoid switch is
provided.

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
SeaBoats
Telephone
Fax
64 3 337 6259
Address
PO Box 6261
City / Suburb
North Sydney
State
NSW
Country
Australia
Website


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