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43' Peterson Serendipity 43


The Doug Peterson Serendipity 43 is equally at home in racing or cruising mode and is very accomplished at both. The design brief was for a safe comfortable, quality yacht that was fast and agile and that could win races or cruise with equal success. She offers great performance with ease of handling and has versatile accommodation for longer cruises with the family. 

ANDIAMO Is one of the best Peterson designs of all time. The Serendipity 43 is capable of racing to Hawaii, cruising the South Pacific at speed, touring to Alaska or Mexico or competing in your local PHRF fleet. ANDIAMO has undergone many upgrades and remodels over the past 15 years, including new non-skid, bottom fairing, topside paint, keel sealed and faired, standing rigging tested and x-rayed, complete mast and boom refurbish, nexus instruments and autopilot, Vacu-flush toilet with 35 gallon holding tank, Espar heat, winches, max prop, the list goes on and on. 

The SERENDIPITY 43 was designed by Doug Peterson and high tech laminated with epoxy resins and kevlar with a H/D foam core by New Orleans Marine USA and later fitted out by Serendipity Yachts of California. They were particularly well designed medium displacement IOR racers and many took top honours in major ocean races over the years. Many, including ANDIAMO, were later converted to performance cruisers, several completing circumnavigations.

ANDIAMO is a high performance blue water cruiser that would suit a couple planning on longer offshore passages in a yacht perfectly suited for the purpose that is incredibly good value. Contact us for an inspection today. You will not be disappointed. At this price she is a great value for a proven cruiser/racer.

  • Make: Peterson
  • Model: Serendipity 43
  • Year: 1983
  • Length: 43ft
  • Name: ANDIAMO
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Emeryville, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Racers and Cruisers
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • Designer: Doug Peterson
  • LOA: 43 feet
  • LWL: 34.42 feet
  • Beam: 13.33 feet
  • Max Draft: 7.67 feet
  • Ballast: 10000 pounds
  • Displacement: 17800 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Yanmar
  • EngineYear: 0000
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 1749
  • Single Berths: 5
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions



  • keel fairing and bottom epoxy painted   


  • 4 new house batteries 
  • new AGM starter battery


  • Vacuflush fine china head with 35 gallon holding tank
  • Barient halyard winch
  • Barient self-tailing running backstay winches
  • Max-Prop classic feathering 3 blade propeller 
  • Lewmar Ocean 1 windlass with 100’ of 5/8th chain & 200’ rode
  • Seagull IV X-1F drinking water system (tank water the quality of bottled water without the bottles)
  • Espar D5LC hydronic heating system (needs repair)


  • Every piece of deck hardware removed, holes de-cored with epoxy and hardware re-bedded.
  • New custom made mast partners assembly
  • New Navtec boom vang
  • Lead keel faired and epoxy coated
  • Harken 53.2st self-tailing primary winches


  • New V-berth remodel
  • Remodeled head
  • Remodeled galley
  • Remodeled aft cabin with double bunk and pilot berth
  • New 65 gallon fuel tank
  • New 44 gallon acrylic starboard fresh water tank
  • New anchor wash
  • JRC radar
  • Xantrex Link 10 battery monitor
  • NewMar galvanic isolator


  • Complete bottom fairing, smoothing and Teflon bottom paint;
  • Complete topside paint
  • Complete deck non-skid and all painted surfaces
  • Refurbished rudder shaft, new Harken lower rudder shaft bearing, new top rudder shaft bushing
  • Complete rod rigging die-test & X-ray to ensure no flaws or cracks
  • Complete mast and boom refurbish and paint
  • Extensive transom rework to strengthen and improve cockpit drainage
  • New wheel pedestal and gears
  • New water tank bladders
  • All new full Nexus instrument package with central server, fluxgate compass, auto-pilot, integrated GPS, depth, speed, wind direction & speed, start timer etc.
  • New interior headliner
  • All new deck layout with new Harken tracks and cars
  • All winches completely overhauled
  • All new running rigging
  • New hydraulic backstay adjuster and control panel
  • New, separate storm-trisail track on mast.


  • Rudder and keel reshaped and faired
  • New 25,000 BTU diesel cabin heater
  • New refrigerator unit
  • New pressure water system
  • New hot water system
  • All new zero-stretch halyards
  • New "Strong-track" on main mast
  • New Harken double-groove head foil with detachable roller furling drum.


Sleeps 9. Three in aft sleeping area. Two in forward cabin. Four in the main saloon. One head.


Large "V" berth. Access to the rode locker forward. Ample storage. Anchor chain and rode hause pipe forward. Aft of the forward cabin and on the starboard side are hanging lockers and additional storage space.


Located aft of the forward cabin on the port side. Sink with hot and cold pressure water. Vacu-flush head with holding tank and "Y" valve.


Straight settee with pilot berth outboard on both sides. "L" settee to port with pilot berth outboard. Fixed table on the centerline with folding leaves. 


Located aft of the saloon on the starboard side. Forward facing. Access to all navigation instruments as well as both 12volt and 110volt electrical panels. 


At the base of the companionway on the port side. Fridge aft and outboard with 2 burner propane stove forward and outboard. Inboard is the double stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressure water. Large storage lockers outboard of fridge and stove and forward.


Located in the stern.  Large single berth to starboard. Double berth to port. 

  • Lewmar Ocean 1 Windlass with 100’ of 5/8th chain & 200’ rode
  • 35 lb CQR anchor and chain 
  • Leeboards & teak screen Inserts 
  • PSS shaft seal 
  • 3 Bladed Maxi Prop 
  • Propane vented locker 
  • Lifesling
  • Harken jib furler on genoa 
  • Deck & mast plate for inner forestay 
  • Harken traveler 
  • 42' Wheel with new 2006 Elkhide with foam cover hand stitched 
  • Hydraulics for vang & backstay
  • 3 Lewmar hatches
  • Solar fan/vent
  • Spare fortress anchor and rope rode
  • Magma bbq


  • Hall triple spreader mast & boom 
  • Rod rigging 
  • Alum spinnaker pole 
  • Spectra running backstays 
  • 2 primary Harken 53.2 winches
  • 2 secondary Barient winches 
  • 2 Barient winches 
  • 2 x 4 Lewmar rope clutches
  • Harken adjustable inboard jib sheet leads
  • Cunningham
  • Complete Nexus instrument package with central server, fluxgate compass, auto-pilot with remote, integrated GPS, depth, speed, wind direction & speed, start timer etc. Auto pilot and six displays at helm. Four multi displays on mast. Three displays at nav station.
  •  Garmin GPSMAP 210 GPS plotter 
  • Nexus autopilot with remote 
  • JRC radar with display at helm
  • Compass at binnacle 
  •  Instrument pod at binnacle 
  • Sony Sound system with 4 cabin speakers and 2 cockpit speakers 
  • 2 ea electric bilge pumps 
  • 2 ea manual bilge pumps 
  • ICOM VHF Radios at nav station with Ram mike at helm 
  • ICOM IC_M7000pro single side band radio & tunable antenna

Main Sails

  1. Quantum on boat
  2. Ullman Dacron (foot 11' 10", mast 45' 3")
  3. UK Ulmer Kolius (foot 14' 8", mast  55')
  4. North Sails 3DL
  5. Storm Trisail - never used (foot 11' 10", mast 21' 3")

Fore Sails

  1. Mylar - dimensions unknown.
  2. Horizon High Performance  - Mylar (foot 17' 3", height 34' 2")
  3. North Sails - Storm Jib - looks never used - Dacron (foot 13', height 29' 9")
  4. North Sails 3DL - Dacron - Genoa (foot 17' 6", height  35' 10") 



  • "I": 56.00 ft
  • "J": 17.70 ft
  • "P": 49.75 ft
  • "E": 14.50 ft
  • PHRF rating: 69
  • IMS rating: 600
  • 1st overall, Leukemia Cup (2,1,1);
  • 1st overall, Meydenbauer Bay Regatta (1,1,1);
  • 2nd overall, Mark Meyer Regatta (2,2);
  • 1st in class, SYC Tri-Island series;
  • 1st in class, Shaw Island Race;
  • 2nd in class, Grand Prix Invitational (2,3,3)
  • 2nd in class, Smith Island Race
  • 2nd in class, Vashon Island Race
  • 2nd in class, Trans-Puget
  • 3rd in class, Protection Island Race
  • 3rd in class, PSSC (3,3,2,5)
  • Tied for 3rd in class, PSSR
  • Plus numerous 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishes in local evening races
  • Of the 15 major regattas RR (ex TC) has finished in 2000 (that were not called due to lack of wind) RR (ex TC) has placed in the top three in 11 of them, and in the top four in 13 of them

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

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Mark Miner

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