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GibSea 43

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Underwater profile


1 x Diesel 55hp, Yanmar 4JH3E (2001)

Central algarve


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Extra Details

Designer Philippe Briand
Builder Dufour Yachts
Lying Central algarve
Fuel capacity 270.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 600.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 80.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 55hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 4JH3E (2001)
Engine Hours Engine1: 2642
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Fixed 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Engine spares tick

2KW Inverter
320 w solar panels


LOA 13.14m
LOD 12.80m
LWL 12.00m
Beam 4.25m
Draft Max 1.85m
Airdraft 17.00m
Displacement 10,400kg
Headroom 2.00m
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Spars Aluminium spars (2001) with stainless steel standing rigging (2001)


Mainsail Doyle - Slab (2010) 2 Reefs
Headsail Doyle - Furling (2010)
Other sails Gib (2001)
Main (2001)
Spinnaker gear tick

Original Gib/Main -storm Gib.

Storm Gib unused
standing rigging replaced 2011

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: solar panels, shore power, 2k inverter


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Water maker-Katadyne


Total # of berths 10
No. of double berths 4
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 4
Handbasin 2
Shower 3
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Weather fax tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
WiFi Booster tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bimini tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans windlass
2 anchors
(2-Kobra 20kg-15kg)
25.00m of chain
AB dinghy (2011)
2.3hp outboard, Honda, Short Shaft (2011)

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This nice example Gib Sea 43 2001 by Dufour Yachts, the Model had been awarded the Cruising Worlds Boat of the Year Award for Best Production Boat under 200,000 euros. Not happened accidentally, Dufour Gib Sea series was designed and developed after extensive consultation with boat buyers and users around the world. light and airy interiors finished in fine teak, volumes of space, superior headroom throughout, defined and accessible vital technical access, along with very good engine access.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This GibSea 43 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Algarve. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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