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43' Beneteau 43 Idylle


This German Frers designed Beneteau 43 is a very different Beneteau! The Idylle series of yachts are very different in hull shape to their more modern counterparts with a much deeper V-hull, a modified fin keel, moderate freeboard and a large cockpit. The smooth and comfortable ride this provides makes for much better passage making. With a spacious interior, this boat is excellent for the liveaboard, weekend sailor or serious cruiser. She has two cabins, two heads, a large salon and nice galley complete with refrigeration.  She is well-equipped and ready to go with GARMIN GHC 10 Direct Drive autopilot, a great cockpit and sailing performance.  The interior is varnished wood with teak and holly soles.

  • Make: Beneteau
  • Model: 43 Idylle
  • Year: 1986
  • Length: 43ft
  • Name: SPONTANE
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Alameda, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Sloop
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • LOA: 43 feet
  • LWL: 34.17 feet
  • Beam: 13.33 feet
  • Max Draft: 5.75 feet
  • Ballast: 8630 pounds
  • Displacement: 22000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Perkins
  • EngineModel: 4-108
  • EngineYear: 1985
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 60 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 275 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 3
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

  • Varnished teak and holly cabin sole throughout
  • Varnished interior teak bulkheads and trim frames; rounded bulkhead corners
  • Vinyl covered upholstery cushions throughout
  • White vinyl headliner, fire and mildew resistant
  • Headroom 6'5"
  • Double forward V-berth
  • Bench seat with lockers
  • Hanging locker
  • Storage compartments
  • Extra redesigned storage
  • 12-volt cabin fan
  • Two heads, one integrated with each cabin
  • Day entrance to aft head through galley
  • Wash basins with pressure hot and cold water with spring-loaded faucets
  • Showers with shower grates
  • Large ice chest under chart table
  • Circuit breaker panel
  • Full double berth aft
  • Lateral storage under cockpit
  • Hanging locker (3)
  • Locker under berth
  • Settee with drawers
  • 5 Goiot opening portholes
  • 12-volt cabin fan
  • Port settee converts to queen-size berth
  • Table with folding leaves and bottle storage compartment
  • Grab rails
  • 12-volt cabin fan (2)
  • Large navigation station
  • Bookrack, locker, electronic storage
  • Storage locker, cabinet mirror
  • Force 10 gimballed three-burner stainless steel propane stove and oven, stainless steel guardrail, solenoid gas shut-off, two aluminum fuel tanks
  • Front-loading compact 110-volt Norco refrigerator.
  • Water heater, engine driven or 110v-volt; new in 2002
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Dish lockers, cupboards, and utensil drawers
  • Formica work surfaces with teak fiddles
  • Microwave oven
  • Magma SS Barbecue
  • Garmin GHC 10 Direct Drive autopilot
  • West Marine Hand Held VHG/GPS
  • Standard VHF
  • Garmin depth, speed and distance
  • EPIRB 406 registered
  • Stereo
  • Samsung 32" Flat Screen w/subwoofer & sound bar
Deck & Hull
  • Vertical drum electric windlass
  • Stainless steel double bow anchor roller fitted for 35-lb. CQR or Bruce
  • 35-lb CQR 3/8 chain 70' + 100' 3/4 3 strand rode
  • Mantus 66# Plow type anchor
  • Self bailing anchor well for rodes, mooring hook
  • Welded stainless steel bow pulpit with running lights and halyard loops
  • Welded stainless steel opening pushpit with bracket for horseshoe buoy and teak ensign pole
  • Steel double lifelines
  • Port and starboard lifeline gates
  • Bow and stern mooring cleats
  • Spring line cleats
  • Anodized aluminum thru bolted toe rail with four fairleads
  • Aluminum Genoa tracks with cars
  • Goiot adjustable mainsheet traveler system
  • Lewmar #30 self-tailing 2-speed genoa winches; cleats
  • Teak grab rails, slatted seating in cockpit
  • Cockpit icebox
  • Fresh water deck shower
  • Bimini top and dodger
  • Fiberglass decks
  • 8hp Mercury outboard w/fuel tank
Sails & Rigging
  • Cruise equipped
  • Keel-stepped aluminum mast
  • Main, manual boom vang, Genoa, #2 Genoa 120%, cruising spinnaker
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Insulated backstay 1990
  • Sail area 730 sq. ft.
  • Sloop rig
  • Batteries 4 (3 AGM house, 1 AGM starter) Replaced 2020
  • Amp hours 200+
  • Battery selector switch
  • Battery charger, Magnum 100A
  • Dockside electrical cables
  • Generator 100 amps
  • Magnum 2000 W Inverter
  • Magnum Charger/Inverter Control & "Battery Monitor
  • 110-volt outlets 3
Engine & Mechanical

The Perkins diesel was removed from the boat and completely rebuilt in 2005. Estimated hours of use since then: 350.

  • Range 750nm Fresh water-cooled 50-hp Perkins diesel engine (4-108)
  • Hurth HBW 150-2.6 transmission
  • Engine rebuilt June 2005
  • 100-amp alternator 
  • Foam insulated engine compartment
  • Three-blade bronze propeller REPLACE 2017
  • Stainless steel propeller shaft REPLACE 2017
  • Recessed instrument engine panel in cockpit, convenient to helm
  • Stainless steel fuel tank
  • Dual Racor Filter ASSY w/vacuum Guage & Secondary
  • Oil transfer pump
  • Manual engine stop
  • Alarm system for engine oil pressure and water temperature
  • Emergency tiller
  • Pedestal table
  • Manual back-up water pump in galley
  • Raritan 6-gallon water heater
  • Par ITT 12-volt shower sump pumps
  • Bronze seacocks on all through-hulls below water level
  • Bronze Ball valves on all through-hulls above waterline
  • Pressure hot and cold water
  • Four fresh water tanks (275 gallons)
  • Manual bilge pump
  • 12-volt automatic electric bilge pump
  • 12 volt on-command bilge pump
  • Pedestal steering with single lever engine controls
  • Goiot sheave and cable steering
  • 5" compass with binnacle
  • Stainless steel destroyer wheel
  • NEW injectors & Injector Pump 2020
  • NEW Starter 2019

Additional Features

    • 730.00

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.

Broker Details

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales
415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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