43' Bristol 1994



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43' Bristol 1994


Who wants a Deal?

Offered “As Is Where Is”, at a deeply discounted price for a prompt sale taking into consideration the current condition, buyer’s may survey at the dock but is not available to leave the dock.

August 2017 a pre-purchase survey was done (recommendation pages available for serious prospects).

The interior is in good condition the following work was done early 2018 reports & bills available:

This work was done due to "dock rash damage" from hurricane Irma but did not breach the hull.

  • Fuel tanks replaced
  • Dark blue paint job
  • New bottom job
  • Toe rail repair/replacement with a good varnish job

 She needs:

  • Generator seized needs repair or replacement
  • New Starting & Generator Batteries (dead)
  • Aft A/C unit does not blow cold
  • Some of the electronics don't seem to power up and some are very old
  • Canvas & Eisen Glass needs replacement
  • About 25 bungs in the decks need to be replaced but the deck looks plenty thick and like they would clean up nicely.





43.3 Center Cockpit

Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



12' 11"

Engine Details:

Engine 1:

Engine 2:

Engine Fuel:

Fuel Capacity:

60 GAL

Water Capacity:

152 GAL


Boat Name


Brokers comments

The last Bristol 43.3 built. The original owners hired a build-captain to be involved during construction with inspections every two weeks.

Centerboard shoal draft yacht has an ICW friendly 62' Hood electric Stow-away mast, electric winches


Builder: Bristol Yachts

Designer: Ted Hood

Flag of Registry: United States

Keel: Centerboard


Fresh Water Tanks: (152 Gallons)

Fuel Tanks: Aluminum (60 Gallons) (New2018)

Holding Tanks: Fiberglass


Number of double berths: 3 Number of cabins: 2 Number of heads: 2

Electrical Equipment

Electrical Circuit: 110V AC

12V DC

Outside Equipment/Extras

Total Liferaft Capacity: 6 

Electric Windlass


Sleeps six comfortably in two private staterooms and the main salon. The interior is richly finished in varnished cherry with solid trim, louvered locker doors and raised-panel cabin doors throughout. The cabin soles are solid varnished teak with holly inlay; hull ceilings are varnished cherry. Tasteful décor includes blue Ultrasuede in the main salon and curtains throughout. Numerous opening hatches and portholes provide light and ventilation.


The forward cabin features a large V-berth, with filler for conversion to a double, and a seat on the centerline. There is a hanging locker to starboard and numerous lockers and drawers. The head/shower is further aft, with access from both salon and privately from the forward cabin. It features a manual head, sink with Corian countertop, hand-held shower, cherry-framed mirrors and teak floor grate.


The main salon includes an L-shaped settee to port that converts to a double, with a settee to starboard which can also be used for sleeping. There is a fixed teak dining table with a large fold-up leaf on the centerline. Numerous storage spaces and lockers are provided outboard, each side, and within the table. Her generous beam and numerous hatches and portholes make this area large and open.


The functional galley is conveniently located to starboard and adjacent to companionway and features:

  • Force 10 3-burner propane stove with oven
  • Microwave oven
  • Twin stainless sinks with cutting board
  • Corian countertops
  • Sea Frost 110-volt/engine driven refrigeration
  • Top/front loading refrigerator and separate top loading freezer compartment
  • Numerous drawers and lockers for food storage
  • Dinnerware, glasses, and utensils


Aft to port is a forward-facing navigation station with chart table and built-in navigation instruments. Electrical switch panels and battery controls are inboard, with full height doors for easy access to the engine and generator (currently not working), located under the mid-cockpit.


The port passageway leads aft to the spacious owner's cabin, with centerline queen berth with custom thicker bi-fold mattress, and generous storage space including a large hanging locker and bureaus each side. A large deck hatch and three opening portholes provide excellent light and ventilation. A private head with separate shower stall is to starboard, featuring manual head, sink with Corian counter, cherry framed mirror, teak shower grate, and numerous lockers.



  • Raymarine C-80 chart plotter at helm
  • Raymarine autopilot (2012)
  • ICOM M-59 VHF
  • Raymarine depth and speed displays above companionway (2014)
  • Ritchie 6" compass


  • 12-volt DC and 110-volt AC electrical system
  • Circuit breaker panel with AC/DC meters
  • Battery charger
  • (2) 30-amp shore power inlets with (2) shore cables
  • (2) 4D house batteries and (1) engine/generator start battery (NEW 2017)
  • Hella cabin fans throughout


  • Westerbeke 63 hp diesel engine (2,800 hours)
  • Dual Racor filters for the main engine
  • Three-blade feathering propeller with line cutters
  • Sidepower bow thruster
  • Engine compartment exhaust blower
  • MarineAir air conditioning, (2) zones, (new 2014)
  • Pressure water system with 12-gallon water heater
  • Stern hot/cold shower
  • Fresh and salt water wash down
  • (2) Aluminum fuel tanks (both new 2018)
  • Fiberglass holding tanks for both heads
  • Alarm system for bilge, fuel, oil, engine, and fire
  • Propane sensor


  • Hood Stoway electric furling mast, painted white
  • Harken roller furling genoa
  • Stainless wire standing rigging
  • Manual backstay adjuster
  • Forespar rigid boom vang
  • Spinnaker pole with storage on the mast
  • Harken mainsheet traveler
  • Furling mainsail (2010)
  • 130% genoa (2010)
  • Lewmar #58 ST electric primary winches
  • Lewmar #44 ST outhaul and mainsheet winches
  • (2) Lewmar halyard winches
  • ABI centerboard hoist winch with wire pennant


Hull is Flag Blue Awlgrip with gold cove stripe, double white boot stripes and green bottom (all new Jan. 2018). The deck is highlighted by laid teak decks in excellent condition, offset by varnished teak toe rails, cabin nosing, handrails and cockpit trim. All exterior varnish was stripped and re-finished with seven coats of varnish in 2018 and is maintained on a regular basis. Her centerboard configuration offers a minimum draft of 4’-6” with the board up and a maximum draft of 10-6” with the board down.

  •  Lewmar 1000 12-volt anchor windlass (rebuilt 2017)
  • 45 lb CQR anchor with chain and nylon rode
  • Delta anchor with rode and chain and separate hawse pipe
  • Stainless stem head with dual anchor rollers
  • (12) Stainless opening portholes with screens
  • (6) Stainless deck hatches with custom screens and solar vents
  • Stainless bow/stern rails, stanchions and lifelines with midship and stern gates
  • Stainless backrest rails at the helm
  • Stainless genoa tracks (inboard and outboard) and custom turning blocks
  • Stainless mooring cleats and spring line chocks
  • Stainless Force 10 BBQ grill with rail mount
  • Stainless swim ladder with teak treads
  • Painted rub rail with stainless striker
  • Varnished teak cockpit table and drink holders
  • (4) Varnished teak dorade boxes with cowl vents
  • Varnished teak companionway hatch boards
  • Dodger and bimini, tan Sunbrella, with stainless frames
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Edson steering pedestal with leather-rimmed stainless wheel
  • Emergency tiller
  • Teak outboard mount
  • Stainless dinghy davits
  • Outboard motor lift crane
  • Dock lines and fenders
  • (2) 10 lb. propane tanks


  • 6-man life raft in valise
  • (4) Lifejackets
  • Man overboard module
  • Radar reflector on the mast


The owner's personal effects are excluded from the sale.


This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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