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Michael James
6500 Spanish Fort Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70124 United States
Tel 504-208-4401 direct line
Tel (504) 283-2507
Fax (504) 208-4887
Our Listings are constantly being updated with new specs, pictures, prices and selling.  CLICK HERE to view the latest 2008 Beneteau 43 or CLICK HERE to view our list of our current used sailboats for sale

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43′ Beneteau 43

  • Year: 2008
  • Current Price: US$ 195,000 (11/15)
  • Located in New Orleans, LA
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel
  • YW# 9224-2889828

Other photos: Bow , Stb Side , Port Side , Port , Port Profile , Stb Helm , Port Helm , Port Helm , Chartplotter , Stb Helm , Stb Cockpit Seat , Port Cockpit Seat , Cockpit , Electric Halyard Winc , Stb Halyard Winch , Companionway Steps , Settee ,Electrical, electronics & Genset , Galley , Stove & Oven , Storage under the Sinks , Sinks and Cabinets , Top Loading Freezer & Microwave , Master Cabin , Storage Under Berth , Master EnSuite Head Sink , Master EnSuite Electric Head , Salon Cabin Sole ,Engine , S/S BBQ Grill , Port Cockpit Locker , Brochure Sailing , Brochure at a Mooring , Brochure Salon , Brochure Galley ,Brochure Fwd Cabin , Brochure Salon Looking Aft , Two Cabin / Two Head Layout Drawing .

  • Generator
  • Air Conditioning
  • Custom Award Winning Cockpit Cushions
  • In Mast Furling
  • Shoal Draft
  • Two Cabin / Two Head Layout
  • Folding Prop
  • Rub Rail
  • Underwater LED 
  • Electric Heads
  • Electric Halyard Winch
  • Bimini new in 2015
  • One Owner / Never in Charter
  • and a lot more…!

Designed to complete the next generation of Beneteaus, the Beneteau 43 takes its place amongst the beautiful new Beneteau 40, 46, Oceanis 50. With a strong common appearance, this four boat range has a modern, elegant style drawn by naval architects Berret Racoupeau. The striking interior is the work of the famed Italian design office of Nauta Design,renowned for exquisite yachts of distinction. The Beneteau 43 is available in two layouts of two or three cabins, with two heads with showers. The accommodation of this voluminous 43 footer brings all the comforts expected from an exceptional sailing yacht with blue water cruising ambitions.
Available Upon Request

  • Brochure
  • Equipment List
  • Polars
  • Owner’s Manual
  • Market Appraisal 
  • Performance Spreadsheet

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Builder: Beneteau America
Designer: Berret-Racoupeau / Nauta Design
Keel: Bulb
LOA: 43 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 6 in
LWL: 38 ft 1 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 5 in
Bridge Clearance: 60 ft 0 in
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH4E
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 54 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (100 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (53 Gallons)

This 2008 Beneteau 43 is the two cabin two head layout. The large salon windows, opening hatches, and opening ports provide a lot of light below.
Light toned ALPI- MOABI woodwork, synthetic soles w/parquet look

  • Forward stateroom with a v-berth, ample storage, mirrored vanity, en suite head with electric head and shower stall
  • Aft stateroom with large double birth, settee, hanging storage, and seprate access to the aft head
  • Salon features the galley aft on the port side, nav station to port and a settee to port. The aft head is to starboard of the companion way and features a seprate shower and electic head. The dinette wrap around dinette to starboard
  • Factory Installed Air Conditioning ducted in all of the cabins
  • Courtesy & Indirect Lighting
  • Leather covered handrails
  • Mirror in Fwd Cabin
  • Inner Spring Mattresses in both cabins
  • French Astra Cushions in the Salon

  • Freezer, Top Loading 
  • Refrigerator, Front Loading 
  • Stove & Oven, Propane 
  • Microwave Oven
  • Sinks, Double Stainless Steel 
  • Water Heater, 110v & Heat Exchanger
  • Plenty of counter space and cabinet storage
New in 2012

  • Plotter, Raymarine E120
  • Autopilot, Raymarine 6001+
  • Speed, Depth & Log, Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • Wind, Raymarine ST60
  • Graphic, Raymarine ST60
  • VHF & Ram Mike, ICOM
  • Stereo
  • TV

  • 12v system
  • 110v system
  • Generator, 5KW Onan with Soundshield
  • Battery Charger, 40amp
  • Batteries, AGM (2) 4D & Group 27
  • Shore Power, (2) 30amp Inlets
  • Shore power cords, (2) 50′ 30amp 
  • Splitter
Sails & Rigging

  • Main Dacron 2008 in fair condition
  • Genoa Dacron 2008 in fair condtion
  • In Mast Furling
  • Profurl Genoa Furling
  • Lewmar Self Tailing Primary Winches
  • Electric Lewmar Self Tailing Halyard Winch
  • Lewmar Self Tailing Halyard Winch
  • Line Clutches
  • Rigid Vang
  • Spinnaker Gear (halyard, clutch, blocks & sheet but no sail)
  • Control lines led aft to the cockpit
  • Deck Stepped Mast
  • Mast Height, 60′ above the DWL
Deck & Hull

  • Hull & Deck Colors are white
  • Rub Rail, Starboard with Stainless Steel Strike and End Caps
  • Exterior Wood, Teak in laid cockpit seats, hanrails and toe rail
  • Exterior Wood,  Varnished
  • Cockpit Cushions, Award Winning 
  • Underwater LED
  • Windlass, Electric 
  • Bimini new in 2015
  • Twin Helm Stations, Leather Covered Wheels
  • Cockpit Table, Folding Leaves & Storage
  • Huge Cockpit Locker
  • Anchor Locker
  • Propane Locker
  • Swim Platform with Ladder and Transom Shower
  • Commissioned by Murray Yacht Sales in New Orleans.  The Beneteau 43 is an One Owner that has spent the vast majority of her time on Lake Pontchartrain which is a brackish but more freshwater lake.
  • Bottom was painted in April 2015 and no blisters were reported

  • Yanmar 4JH4AE – 54 hp
  • Air Conditioning, Factory Installed combined 26,000 btus w/Digital Display
  • Drip Less Stuffing Gland
  • Hot Water Heater, 110v & Heat Exchanger
  • Bilge Pump, Manual 
  • Bilge Pump, Electric w/Float Switch
  • Steering, Twin Wheel Steering
  • Prop, Flex O Fold Folding 3 Blade Prop
  • Heads, (2) Electric 
  • Macerator, (2) Pumps
  • Direct overboard discharge and holding tanks
The Company 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.

Our Listings are constantly being updated with new specs, pictures, prices and selling.  CLICK HERE to view the latest 2008 Beneteau 43 or CLICK HERE to view our list of our current used sailboats for sale
Last Revised: Nov 16, 2015