£ 43,150
Contessa - 43
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ad ref. BU0430B8E
£ 43,150
listed price: 50.000 €
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Contessa - 43

Sailing BoatsBlue Water CruisersContessaModel 43

This Contessa 43 is a classic design of Jeremy Rogers, she is a fast and extraordinarily elegant sailing yacht which has been well cared for and is presented in great condition. 

Her current owners have spared no expense on her maintenance and upgrades, including an interior refit in 2015 and exterior refit in 2019. 

This 1981 Contessa 43 is powered by a BMW Marine 35hp 2-cylinder 4T engine. The engine is in very good working order, constantly maintained and completely refitted in 2019. 

This Contessa 43 is also equipped with an 80l diesel tank and three bladed propeller.
Sails and Rigging

* 18m mast
* 1x new custom mainsail (2019)
* 2x furling genoas
* 1x jib
* 1x storm jib
* 2x spinnakers
Deck Gear

* 2500W windlass.
* 9 winches (2 with self-tailing and 2-speed)
* 1 winch at the foot of the mast
* Hydraulic kicker
* Genoa furling
* 18 m mast with two tiers of spreaders
* Adjustable backstay
* Teak deck
* 8 additional hatches compared to the original design to increase interior light
* Pedestal and steering wheel changed
* New transom swim ladder
* New bow pulpit
* New LED navigation lights

* Full kitchen with new (gas) oven
* 2 refrigerators (1 electric + 1 ice)
* Lots of interior lighting with original ceiling lights and wall lights all LED
* 2 toilets (1 Jabsco electric and 1 Jabsco manual)
* Bow cabin and aft cabin independent
* Living room with a new custom teak table, folding convertible into a double bed
* Very well maintained teak interior wood
* Salt water tap
* New unused dirty water tank (with in/out system)
Electronic Equipment

Depth probe

Robust magnetic / hydraulic autopilot (Neco)

Garmin GPS / chart plotter

2x VHF Radios 

Mastervolt charger and panel

Inverter 12v / 220 Mastervolt

Boss interior exterior sound equipment with radio, CD, bluetooth, USB, Aux

TV and radio antenna on mast

All energy efficient lighting (LED)

New heater (pending to be installed)

1x battery of 40 A for starting the engine

2x batteries of 120 A each AGM for general services (gel)

3x bilge pumps

1x water pump

1x 12v fridge
Maintenance History


Engine totally refitted

Transmission changed

New kitchen

New seacocks

Autopilot fully checked and in good condition (actually is better than most)


New tailored mainsail

Hull totally painted

Added second extra water tank


Salt water tap

New electric Jabsco WC 1

New mechanical Jabsco WC 2


New windlass, chain & anchor

New fridge & batteries


Lateral & top hatches changed / renewed

New tailored teak table convertible into double bed

Tailored outside table for lunch / dining


Tailored inox structure for bimini

New interiors including upholstered

Black water tank installation (still new)

pre 2015

Added 8 hatches to original design

Pedestal and rudder changed

All rigging renewed including genoa roller and backstay

New water heater (not installed)
Tender, Outboard and Safety Equipment

This Contessa 43 is also equipped with Zodiac tender with 4hp Tohatsu Outboard Engine; and an 8-person Zodiac Life Raft

Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
* This vessel is VAT paid
* As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
* This boat is lying in Valencia, Spain.
* © 2021 Nicolle Associates
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Mooring CountrySpain
Year built1981
Sales statusavailable
LOA13 m/43 ft
Length13.13 m/43 ft
Width3.84 m/13 ft
KW35.0 hp
No. of cabins2
No. of berths3
WC & bathrooms2
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