Chassiron DH 43 - USD 120,000


This French built ketch is a solid cruising yacht, very strongly hand laid up grp hull with such attractive lines. She has twin steering stations, the raised pilothouse giving all round visibility from its helm. Furling mainsail and furling genoa and a bow thruster make for easy handling of this yacht and it also has an electric motor for the dinghy davits.

Currently ashore, the hull has received routine care and a new propshaft is being installed.



Inspection by appointment with YBC.




Location: Langkawi
Year Launched: 1983
Registered: Malaysia
Designer: Michel Joubert Builder: Construction Maritimes
Displacement11,500kg Keel: Long
Engine: Yanmar 75hp turbo Generator: N/A

Steering 1: Chain, cable

Autopilot 1: ST6002 Smart Pilot
Steering 2: Hydraulic Autopilot 2: NECO
Hull: Solid GRP
Fuel: 547 litres
900 litres
Length: 13.10m
Beam:   3.85m
Draft:   2.0m
Engine hours: 4530
Speed under power: 6kts
Propeller: 3 blade fixed
The raised pilothouse is a very well ventilated saloon and lends itself so well to tropical living. Aft is a cabin and workshop which has a double berth on the port side. Moving into the forward section of the yacht, the galley is to port and a double cabin to starboard with en suite bathroom.. The forward vee berth is large, light and airy.

Fit out is Mahogany and is in excellent condition. All lighting is LED.

Two burner ENO gas stove. Deep double stainless steel sinks. Pressurised hot and cold water (VETUS water heater). 135 litre top loading LIEBHER fridge, DANFOSS compressor, refurbished 2013.

One plus cockpit shower.
One, manual. No holding tanks. There was one toilet in the aft cabin that can be reinstated readily.

Electrics & Batteries:
The yacht's AC system is 240 Volt, shore power inlet and cable, MASTERVOLT switching. The yacht's DC system is 12VDC. House bank is 5 x AMARON 105Ah batteries. Engine start 1 x AMARON 105Ah. All batteries and VICTRON ENERGY PHOENIX battery charger new in 2011. DC charging from .wind generator and solar panels.

automatic electric bilge pump.

Electronics & Navigation:
  • RAYTHEON sailing instruments
  • RAYTHEON ST6002 Smart Pilot
  • RAYTHEON Pathfinder RL70 radar
  • ICOM M710 SSB radio
  • ICOM VHF radio
  • GARMIN 152 gps
  • DOMINO 600watt inverter

Aluminium ketch rig, Triatic stay. Deck stepped main and mizzen masts. There is detachable inner forestay for hank on staysails. Full height mast steps on both masts. Automatic LED anchor light.

Safety Gear:

  • OPEN SEA life raft (out of service)
  • 10 life jackets
  • 2 life rings
Deck Gear:
  • BARLOW # Self tailing winches
  • 2 x #32 two speed
  • 2 x #25 two speed
  • One electric cockpit winch. This operates many sail handling sheets and halyards and furling lines
  • Granny bars
  • Davits
  • Passerelle
  • Gas BBQ
  • Swim platform ( customised to receive an outboard engine for emergency propulsion)
Sail Inventory:
  • 1 x mainsail (Boom furling)
  • 1 x genoa (FURLEX 300)
  • 2 x staysails (unused)
  • 1 x storm jib (unused)
  • 1 x mizzen

Ground Tackle:
  • 1000watt LOFRANS TIGER windlass
  • DELTA main anchor
  • 3 extra anchors
  • 70m of 10mm galv. chain (2010)

Covers and Awnings:
Sprayhood and bimini with connecting awnings.
Dinghy and Outboard:
2.85m CARIBE RIB. Mercury 15hp.


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