Excellent Condition Center Cockpit Cruising Boat with Nice Upgrades
If you're looking for the holy grail in cruising - a well outfitted, spacious boat under $100k - then look no further. There's a reason Irwin 43's are synonymous with comfort and liveability. It was one of Ted Irwins greatest designs, meeting most cruisers desires in terms of storage, interior living space, large decks, easy handling, shoal draft, and good sailing performance.
This particular hull was formerly owned by the maker of Adler and Barbour marine refrigeration units and has been very well cared for and thoughtfully updated. It's had an extensive refit over the last 6 years and therefore represents an amazing value.
Some of the key features are:
- In mast furling Main
- All new running rigging
- All lines reworked to lead to cockpit
- Standing rigging replaced with Sta-Lok system (2013)
- New stainless lifelines and gate hardware (2013)
- Great sail inventory - in very good condition - Neil Pryde Main, 130% Genoa, 150% Genoa and Gennaker with sock.
- 8kw Kohler Generator
- 90amp Hi-output Balmar alternator
- Solar and Wind generator
- Two 12k BTU A/C units, new in 2013
- BOSS dual racor filtration system and fuel polisher (2013)
- Separate shower stalls in both heads (fore and aft)
- Drop down, integrated swim platform in stern
- Kato dinghy davits and outboard motor hoist
- Apex hard bottom dinghy and 10hp outboard withe electric start
- 66HP Yanmar turbo with only 2500 hours - runs perfectly - fully serviced with all hoses and key components replaced.
For more information or to arrange a viewing, please call the listing broker:
t: 912 506 0869
The Irwin 43 in many ways has one of the best, most functional layouts of any cruising boat you'll find. It's split level floor plan gives the feeling of spaciousness usually found on much larger 50'+ vessels.
As you descend down the companionway into a large salon with settees to both port and starboard, you have four double door cabinets above the settees that offer plenty of storage options.
Dropping down starboard and aft is the fully fitted kitchen with all the amenities of home including a custom spice rack and large reach in fridge and freezer. Common household appliances are included, even a microwave, toaster over and grilling machine in addition to the three burner propane stove and oven.
To port and aft, you'll find a convenient aft facing nav station with electrical panel, dropping down aft into the hallway, you'll have yet another very large chart table or desk area that is the perfect workstation for a liveaboard - the ideal place to edit all your cruising video footage and install all your office equipment, computer towers, printers, etc.
Moving all the way forward in the boat, you have a large v-berth with netted storage in the very peak. There's a private ensuite head with stand alone shower stall to port.
All the way aft, you find the best aft master stateroom ever in a 43' sailboat. A generous centerline island queen with abundant storage and drawers everywhere you turn. There's even a forward facing vanity with pull out stool and mirror - perfect for the woman in your life. To starboard is a large master ensuite head with a stand alone shower stall that's been thoughtfully titled along the bottom, giving it a home like experience.
Overall, the entire boat is airy and light, being one of the earliest deck saloon type models, exuding tons of natural light and fresh air via seven fixed glass windows, fourteen opening port holes and six opening deck hatches throughout.
Roya Gale is set up for complete self sufficiency from the dock for long periods of time. She has a 110v system when at the dock supplied by two 30amp shorepower connections with 50' power cords.
There is a low hours Kohler 8kw genset for power and A/C when underway or at anchor.
Boat has four house batteries as well as separate start batteries for both engine and generator
Two 12k BTU MarineAir A/C units - both fore and aft (new in 2013)
Engine driven hot air heating system 2013
Three bilge pumps (2 automatic, 1 manual)
Most hoses and fittings (plumbing, sanitation and drains) below waterline replaced in 2013
All fuel systems, hoses, fittings removed in 2013 and replaced with a new sophisticated BOSS FC60 Diesel filtration system with dual Racor filter setup. This doubles as a fuel polisher and back up fuel pump. As well as water contamination detection and fuel pressure indicator - all with alarms at helm.
Installed a 6'' access port on top of the fuel tank (2013) and thoroughly cleaned
Replaced flexible shaft log hose and repacked gland in 2013
Line cutter on shaft with 3 blade PYI max-prop
NAV STATION MOUNTED
Yanmar 4JHTBE turbo diesel - only 2500 hours
Inboard - direct drive with 3 blade Max-prop with Line cutter
Kohler 8kw generator