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The Grand Soleil 43 is an elegant performance-cruiser built by the Italian yard Cantiere del Pardo and designed by J & J. The relatively low wetted area and generous sail plan provide outstanding sailing characteristics, while the lead keel with low center of gravity and deep rudder ensure excellent stability and control in all conditions. Powered by a Yanmar 56 Hp diesel engine. Solid teak decks and cockpit sole.
Designed for short-handed, comfortable passagemaking, the Grand Soleil 43 remains one of the most popular models in the range.
RIG AND SAILS
The interior joinery is American Cherry stained mahogany that has been treated with polyurethane and then buffed to a shine. The interior boasts an excellent caliber of finishing throughout.
The master cabin is forward. This cabin has centerline queen, full-length shelves on each side, two very large hanging lockers and a private head. The head has a separate shower stall.
Just aft of the forward cabin you have the salon. The salon has a large u-shaped settee that surrounds the table. Additional seating is provided by a straight settee that is centerline. The salon has numerous storage lockers, a stowage rack and handholds.
Opposite the salon on the port side you find the galley. Aft of the galley is the guest head. Aft of the salon on the starboard side you have a large and comfortable navigation station. The lifting top chart table provides storage space for your charts. The breakers for both the electrical system are easily accessible from the navigation station. The two guest cabins are mirror images of each other. They feature a large double bed, a hanging locker, shelves and a seat.