1984 Slocum 43 For Sale

This Slocum 43 is an Ocean cruiser of the finest type. 43 X 12`9 X 6.3 X 12748 Kgs.

These double Enders have crossed the World’s Oceans many times and there are many to come. Built by Cruising Yachts International, USA in 1984, this yacht is solid hand laid GRP with that wonderful old style interior that modern Yachts can never achieve. Burmese Teak is no longer available for this type of fine boat building. Powered by the ever faithful Perkins 4108, she has two staterooms and a quarter berth. A full set of Autohelm gear including a 4000 pilot, ICOM M600 HF and a Raytheon R40 radar. Four 65 Watt Astro power solar panels help to keep the batteries charged and she also has a 16000 BTU Air con running off shore power. The bathroom has a sit bath and the galley is complete with fridges and a three burner Force ten stove.

Anyone thinking of a Bluewater cruise should call about this yacht. Very well priced at $130,000.00

Fuel (L)

450L – 2 tanks under storage cupboard in master cabin, (new 2002).

Water (L)



Burmese teak joinery work, teak and holly sole, Horseshoe shaped dining area to port and outboard storage, Round teak table (04).


Two staterooms, and one quarter berth. Traditional teak interior with teak & holly floor.

Showers & WC

1 Bathroom, forward to port, one piece fiberglass tub with shower and shower sump pump, Marine toilet with holding tank (2013 new toilet), Y-valve and macerator.


Aft to port, U-shaped sea going galley, Pressure and manual fresh water and manual salt water, Three burner Force 10 propane stove w/oven and grill (large size not European size) (03), New counters (03), Double bowl SS sink (03), Sink Fixtures (2011).


Cold machine refrigeration with freezer (03).

Air Conditioning

16,000 BTU Air conditioner with reverse cycle heating (03) currently un hooked but can be put back in use.


12v electrical system with 4D batteries (4 years old – tired – should be replaced) Start battery

Newmar electrical panel with panel lights, circuit breakers, ample power monitoring system, battery test smith voltmeters and AC polarity indicator, Battery charger, 20 amp back up charger, 165 amp ample power alternator, Sixteen 12 v dome lights – all with led bulbs, six brass reading lights, five fluorescent indirect lights, 3 red courtesy floor lights, 110v services is supplied by 30 amp service with one 50’ 30 amp shore power cords w/15 amp adapters

Inverter wired to outlets, Four Astro Power 65 watt solar panels, Four winds wind generator (2008) Engine instrument panel mounted in cockpit coaming includes oil pressure, temperature, and volt meter and ignition alarm.

Navigation Equip


ICOM AT – 120 Tuner

Raytheon R40 Radar

Auto helm 4000 Auto pilot with remote

VHF at Nav station

VHF at top of stairs leading to cockpit

Auto helm ST50 Depth meter

Auto helm ST50 Knot meter

Auto helm ST50 wind/speed/direction

Auto helm multi repeater at nav station

Auto helm Nav data repeater at helm

Ritchie 5” Binnacle compass

Handheld VHF

Sail Inventory

Main sail Cover, Main sail and Genoa 1992 (older sails but strong and in decent condition) 3rd reef installed in main sail, Hank stay sail with storm reef (new 2008) hardly used.

Mast / Rigging

Cutter rigged with keel stepped Isomat mast and reinforced boom, 5/16” SS standing rigging with Sta-lok lower fittings, Staysail track and winches, Profurl NC 42 roller furling systemSpinnaker Pole.

Deck Gear

Lewmar #55 ST Genoa sheet winches, Lewmar #16 ST staysail winches, One Lewmar #30 mainsheet winch.Three Lewmar #24 halyard winches and one Lewmar #24 halyard winches and one Lewmar #8 reefing winch. SS framed windows new in (04), SS bow (03) and stern rails with 1-1/4” pipe (upgrade), SS stations (upgraded size) with vinyl coated double lifelinesBoarding gates both port and starboard, SS mast guards w/belaying pins, SS double anchor roller, Full length 3-1/2” bulwark with teak cap, Maxwell VWC2200 electric windlass w/drum and chain m/d cat, Boom gallows.


Large comfortable “T” shaped aft cockpit with large cockpit lazzarette, Seats are contoured and overlap with teak planking, Cockpit shower, Winch handle pockets, Pedestal with guard and engine controls, Large folding teak cockpit table with leaves and drink holder. Cockpit cushions, Engine Instrument panel, Molded LPG bottle locker is located under the aft cockpit seat and vented overboard.
Covers Dodger and Bimini with side shades removable, plastic ones to keep weather out and mesh breathable ones for shade.