1982 Endeavour E 43 Ketch

Marco Island, Florida, United States
$130,000 USD
Condition: excellent

Upgraded at over $ 300,000 between 2005 and 2010 and most recently. Fully ready and equipped for world sailing.
For detailed descriptions and pictures contact the owner: Wolfgang@Pioneer-Research.com

Equipment:
You may also read about SeaLife in the owners books, Wolfgang Berg, on Amazon, see the titles at Wolfgang Berg Books on facebook.
The owner is available for sailing and complete introduction to the boat.
SeaLife is ready for a world cruise, fully equipped and upgraded with several hundreds of thousands dollars.

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About the Endeavour 43

Designer
Robert K. Johnson
Builder
Endeavour Yacht Corp.
Association
Endeavour Sailboat Owners
# Built
185
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
45 2 / 13.8 m
Waterline Length
35 0 / 10.7 m
Beam
14 0 / 4.3 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
33,000 lbs / 14,969 kg
Ballast
12,000 lbs / 5,443 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Staysail Ketch
Reported Sail Area
1,030 ft2 / 95.7 m2
Total Sail Area
895 ft2 / 83.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
427.5 ft2 / 39.7 m2
P
47 6 / 14.5 m
E
18 0 / 5.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
467.5 ft2 / 43.4 m2
I
54 11 / 16.8 m
J
16 11 / 5.2 m
Forestay Length
57 6 / 17.6 m
Mizzen
PY
29 11 / 9.1 m
EY
8 11 / 2.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4-154
HP
62
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
175 gal / 662 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
200 gal / 757 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
6 7 / 2 m

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.93 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.02
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
36.36
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
343.61
heavy
Comfort Ratio
39.55
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.75
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

From BlueWaterBoats.org:

The Endeavour 43 comes from the first generation of sailboats from Endeavour Yachts, a yard that built its early reputation around simple, straight forward shoal draft designs with big volume accommodation and mediocre sailing performance. True to that formula, the Endeavour 43 was penned by Robert Johnson as a heavy displacement center-cockpit cruiser with large comfortable living quarters and a shoal draft optimized for Florida sailing. The boat was first introduced in 1978, offered in both ketch and cutter rig options, and had a production run that lasted to 1984.

Owners tend to rave about their comfortable well styled accommodations with healthy 6′ 7″ of headroom. The boat can accommodate at least 6 between its forward and aft staterooms and settee berths in the generously sized saloon. The aft stateroom is a particular favorite. Saying the boat has ample stowage is probably an understatement.

With a 33,000 pound displacement, comfortable motion is a given and the ride is very dry. Unfortunately the rest of her on-the-water capabilities do not match her dockside competencies. Windward performance is poor due to a shoal draft keel, she has enough weather helm to make self-steering a problem, and off the wind in following seas her large stern tends to get pushed around a bit.

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