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Taswell 43 Center Cockpit

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Boat REF# 122041
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 13.06m (42'10")
Year 1989
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 55hp, Yanmar 4JH-TE (1989)
Lying Phuket / Thailand


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Extra Details

Designer Bill Dixon
Builder Ta Shing Yacht Building (Taiwan)
Lying Phuket / Thailand
Fuel capacity 300.0 ltr (66.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 2,900.0 ltr (638.0 G) Total - 4 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 94.0 ltr (20.7 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 00/00/2004


Engine 1 x Diesel 55hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 4JH-TE (1989)
Engine Hours engine1:   300
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Autoprop infinitely adjustable 3-blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.5 ltr (0.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7.7 knots
Generator output 6.5KVA
Engine spares tick

Engine had full rebuild in 2010, including Pistons, Liners & Bearing shells, 300 Hrs since.
Racor fuel filters, with bypass valve and vacuum gage, electric fuel pump for priming (2005)
Eng Room: Sound proofing added, new door seal gaskets installed (2006), Fire detection (heat rise+light+horn) system installed (2004)
3 x dedicated, Engine room remote discharge fire extinguishers added 2004.
Genset is Onan MDKD-53CR, 6.5kva@220v
3 x house battery banks(2 Trojan T-105 6v batteries / bank), new 2009.
New genset starting battery 2009.
Pro Mariner Promatic 50-3 battery charger,
3 x Power pulse Battery Conditioners, 2 x Heart Interface Link 20 battery monitors.
Unitec 1700w inverter, with remote control.
1500w 220v / 110v transformer, w/cooling fan, and 3 x 110v outlets.
PSS dripless shaft seal.
Wema tank level system for fuel, water tanks.


LOA 13.06m (42'10")
LWL 10.77m (35'4")
Beam 4.17m (13'8")
Draft Min 2.13m (7'0")
Draft Max 2.13m (7'0")
Airdraft 18.60m (61'0")
Displacement 10,682kg (23,553.8lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage In water


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Sloop rigged Balmar Aluminium spars (1989) with stainless steel standing rigging (2011)


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Mainsail UK - Inmast (2004)
Headsail - Furling (2001)
Other sails Staysail (UK Sails) (2004)
Asymmetric spinnaker 0.5 oz in sock. (2001)
Spare Main (unknown year)
Spare Genoa (unknown year)
Spare Stay Sail (unknown year)
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Dutchman boom brake (2002).
Complete backup bagged set of sheets; all in sail-locker.
Mainsail on Bamar mast with in-mast roller furling, sail new 2004 Resewn 2011,

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, solar panels, shore power, generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Taswell 43, Center Cockpit, Hull #21 commissioned 1989, Delivered 1990 with factory floor plan Accommodation Plan “B”
Long fin st'd draft fixed keel (6’3”), with 9,600 lbs encapsulated cast iron ballast and skeg hung rudder.
All thru-hulls replaced between 2002 & 2009.
Bottom gel coat stripped / replaced + barrier coat + primer + anti foul 2009.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Air conditioning 2 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
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Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
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Raw water wash tick
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Microwave tick

Owners Stateroom aft with centerline double berth, private heads with separate stand up shower stall, dressing table and cedar lined hanging locker.
Pass-thru galley, saloon & nav station to,
Guest Stateroom for'd with double berth and own shower / toilet. For'd heads is electric.
Rack-and-pinion adjustable saloon folding table, with included pad, makes into a third berth allowing sleeping for 6.
Additional self-contained Waeco CF35 12v DC refer / freezer box (under nav seat).
Mr Coffee auto coffee maker, Force 10 Log BBQ, rail mount w/ dedicated 10# propane tank, ceramic whole house + galley faucet water filter & backup portable butane 1-burner camp stove.
For'd air con is Rotary Air 17000 btu, reverse-cycle, with digital controls. Aft aircon -MarineAir 12000 btu.

3 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

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TV tick
DVD tick
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Signal Flags, Complete set.
ICOM portable 1C-M1(2002).
350 w inverter (for clean computer power), at nav station (2002).
Speedtech electronic 24-hr recording barometer (2002).
Radar warning-C.A.R.D. (2002)
VHF-Standard Horizon Spectrum, w/ RAM mic & loudhailer in cockpit (2002), also independent GPS with mount & power supply (2004).
Red “rope”lighting around saloon / settee base for night vision.

Deck Gear

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Sun awning tick
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Fenders tick
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Swim Platform tick
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2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Maxwell windlass
3 anchors
(20 Kg Bruce, 45 lb CQR, 35 lb Danforth.)
60.96m (200'0") of chain
2.8m Custom dinghy (2009)
15hp outboard, Yamaha 2 Stroke, Short Shaft (2010)
Granny rails at mast, fender holders on bowsprit, 4 fenders, Teak “Dolphin Seat” in bowsprit (2004).
Jack Stay: 6mm s/s (no vinyl cover) new 2003.
s/s dinghy chocks thru-bolted to deck (2006).
Hinge-down swim ladder.
2 signal / courtesy flag halyards.
Fold-down teak pushpit seats (2), with cushions.
Dual anchor bow roller, with 20kg Bruce (new 2002) primary + 45lb CQR backup.
Dual chain locker (divided) 2003.
Maxwell vertical shaft winch, with chain & rope capstan, new foot-operated switch (2009).
Primary rode: Girevole swivel, 200’ 10mm chain.
Backup rode: Girevole swivel, 100’ 10mm chain plus 200’ 70mm nylon rope.
Terciary: 35lb Danforth anchor, with 50’ 10mm chain plus 120’ nylon rode.
Deck mounted Windline chain stopper on primary rode, on teak block (2004).
Deck mounted Windline anchor tensioner on each anchor rode (2004).
Remote activated swim platform light, plus 2 aft deck flood lights (2004).
Adjustable swivel davit, 4:1 perch with jam cleat (2003).
Teak outboard mount station (on granny rails) 2004
Dual spreader floodlights

Safety Equipment

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Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Bilge pump system: installed 2003
2 x electric pumps
Primary: Rule 2000 gph with electronic level switch. Back-up: Rule 2000 gph with float switch 4” higher
Each with fused auto / off / manual control and operating light at nav station.
Alarm: Float switch activated, set above higher bilge pump.
Cockpit: Manual Henderson Mark 5 diaphram pump.
Wire / Rigging Cutters, Boson’s Chair, Nite Vision monocular.
Mounted fire extinguisher in each stateroom, galley, saloon, and each head. 2 x Fire Blankets.
Mounted emergency flashlight in each stateroom, each head, salon and galley.
3 x cabin-mounted smoke detectors (2003).
Escape Bag: Standard HX255S VHF, Garmin ETREX GPS, Signal Mirrors, Whistles, Lights, back-up batteries.
Assorted flares, parachute flares, pistol flare gun with flares.
Life-Sling, with pre-rigged block & tackle recovery lift.
Single switch for all exterior lights (intruder alarm).
HOOKA air compressor (110v) w/ second stage SCUBA mouthpiece & air hose.

Broker's Comments

This Bill Dixon designed Taswell 43 is owned by an Airline pilot and has been maintained and equipped like an Aeroplane , with an emphasis on safety.
She is presently on the hard for maintainance but will soon be re launched with a freshly painted bottom, hull polished, new cutlass bearing, autoprop overhauled, new shaftlog bellows(PYI Dripless), new teak on swim platform boarding ladder, new teak decks, new cockpit seats, new cockpit folding table, new covers for cockpit helm, winches, wheel, etc, new teak transom seats, new paint on coach roof, all deck brightwork professionally re varnished, mast & all spars stripped / refurbished and repainted, new standing rigging & chain Plates, new halyards, all winches overhauled / bearing replaced / cleaned & lubricated, new perspex in the hatches & port lights, new companionway cover glass & slides, companionway steps refurbished & new treads / re-re varnished, new saloon upholstery, new DVD player, and new bimini, dodger & awnings. She is only for sale because the owners are retiring to Belize where in their words "there are too many reefs and too much skinny water for her 2m draft".
The safe center cockpit design, all roller furling sails and well equipped, comfortable air conditioned interior make for easy handling and relaxed comfortable passages.

These boat details are subject to contract.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

For more information on this Taswell 43 and other great boats for sale in Phuket / Thailand please contact the yacht sales team.

This Taswell 43 Center Cockpit has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan of Boatshed Phuket. 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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