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Beyond her timeless exterior the LD43 is a thoroughly modern motor cruiser with twin jet drives which reduce the draft to just 68cms and obviate the need for propellors or rudders. Close quarters handling is a delight as the LD43 can be manoeuvred using a conventional wheel and throttles or via a joystick or mouse.
The accommodation is elegant and simple with a large and spacious cockpit leading into a comfortable saloon, the two settees double as occasional berths, while forward of the helm position are a large and spacious galley, head/shower, and comfortable double cabin.
Moondance of Crinan has been in her current ownership since 2016 and has low engine hours. She is a much loved and well-maintained example of this elegant design.
Incorporates a high-tech, weight saving, composite structure using vinylester resin and a combination of E-glass, Kevlar and carbon fibre for ultimate strength.
The hull is solid laminate below the waterline; topsides and deck are cored with high-density foam or balsa for strength and insulation.
New anodes (August 2021).
Gelcoat colour is dark blue with a gold cove line and single white boot top line.
Clean, polish and new antifouling (August 2021).
Transom sanded down, resprayed and polished. New name applied to transom (August 2021).
Topsides and deck are cored balsa for strength and insulation.
Side decks, forward coach roof and cockpit seat tops incorporate a moulded non-slip pattern.
The foredeck area has a flush locker housing the anchor and chain. A fold out stemhead roller is housed flush within the anchor locker when not in use.
Teak toe rail fitted around the deck edge. Pair of stainless steel fairleads fitted at bow and stern, and a half oval stainless rub rail is fitted to protect the deck edge.
Six stainless steel mooring cleats.
Side decks house remote fillers for fuel, water and holding tank pump out.
Three folding stainless steel deck pad eyes fitted on each side deck for fender attachment.
Cockpit sole and stern platform trimmed with laid teak planking. The sole incorporates a lazarette locker at the aft end for equipment storage and also gives access to the jet drives and steering gear.
The cockpit seats incorporate stowage lockers with hinged lids, one of these is configured to accommodate an optional small outboard motor, and fuel supply.
Built to comply with the requirements for Category B - Offshore.
2. DECK LAYOUT AND EQUIPMENT
20kg (45lb) anchor and 60m of chain.
Boarding/bathing platform, which accommodates a folding stainless steel bathing ladder.
Three glazed opening hatches over the forward cabin, head area and galley.
Windows incorporate opening panels adjacent to the helm and pilot stations and a vertical blind system.
Handrails are fitted to the deckhouse, coachroof and the deckhouse is fitted with a pair of alloy frame low profile opening hatches.
A pair of LD43 Model plaques is fitted to the coachroof sides and fixed oval ports are fitted in the coachroof sides in the WC and galley areas.
The deckhouse roof carries the radar and a streamlined mast to accommodate the antennas for standard electronics. New Seaview mast, VHF and TV antenna (2016).
Extended teak grab handle, forming one continuous grab rail.
Self-draining cockpit with opening door to the boarding/bathing platform, which is fitted with a fold down stainless steel bathing ladder.
Rear door system with electric side windows retracts to create an open-plan saloon/cockpit area.
Fully enclosed cockpit cover incorporating zip up door and acrylic windows.
Cockpit table cover.
Cockpit Cushions finished in Acrylic Mokum, colour Clay Deck Chair Stripe.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in aft coaming.
Cockpit table in teak and stainless steel with folding leaves, permanently secured to the cockpit sole.
Centre section incorporates a drinks fridge.
6 stainless steel mooring cleats.
Remote fillers for fuel, water and holding tank pump out.
Four folding stainless steel deck pad eyes, fitted each side for fender attachment.
Bow socket for jack staff.
Pair of stainless steel fairleads fitted at bow and stern.
A half oval stainless rub rail is fitted to protect the deck edge.
Teak cockpit coamings and saloon trim running forward are trimmed with teak capping. All varnish removed, Sika expansion joints were cut into joints and a polyurethane bead applied to the GRP Structure (2016).
Double berth in forward cabin, plus two settee berths in saloon.
Interior joinery finished in teak.
Cabin soles in teak and holly.
Ultraleather upholstery to saloon, cabin and pilot area, colour cream.
FORWARD DOUBLE CABIN
Double berth with custom mattress on base, hinging to access large under berth stowage area with push-button powered ram for easy access.
Hanging locker with rail to port, vanity unit with drawers under to starboard.
Night screen for overhead hatch.
Push-button freshwater Quiet Flush toilet, washbasin and separate shower stall.
Vanity surface in synthetic stone with integral washbasin with mixer tap and mirror above with 220/110v shaver socket.
Counter surfaces in synthetic stone, with stainless sink.
Custom stowage for cutlery, crockery and glassware. Abundant stowage for provisions and utensils. Trash bin.
Double stainless steel sink.
Mixer tap with pressurised hot and cold water supply.
220V electric hob.
Combination microwave oven and grill.
Front opening electric refrigerator.
HELM STATION/PILOT AREA
Pair of shock-dampened adjustable pilot seats, with footrests for helmsman and pilot.
Electric screen wipers with freshwater wash for forward windscreens.
Pilot area incorporates a countertop for chart use.
Settees double as sleeping berths, and the whole saloon settee areas on both sides of the vessel are hinged and fitted with electrically operated hatch lifts to allow access to the engines and machinery area beneath.
A pair of joinered saloon tables on pedestals incorporates gloss varnished folding leaves, which join together when required to create a large table area across the saloon.
Rear door curtain and tracks.
Sun screens to forward and side saloon windows.
Blind and mosquito screen to two saloon hatches.
AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEMS
AM/FM radio with CD player. Speakers in saloon and cockpit.
20” approximately flat screen TV and DVD player in saloon.
Two Yanmar 6LY2-STP (440hp) diesels, which are independently installed with their own water-injected exhaust system, starter battery, electrics and plumbing. Last service October 2021.
Approximately 400 hours at February 2022.
Two Hamilton 292 jet units, driven through ZF reduction gearboxes and lay shafts. Last serviced July 2021.
Pair of electrically-operated trim tabs fitted with controls at helm station.
Mastervolt Whisper 6000 (220V) diesel generator. Last service December 2021.
Installed with acoustic sound shield, remote controls and monitoring to power battery charger, ring main and electric hob when dockside power is not available.
Approximately 76,34 hours at February 2022.
Manual hydraulic steering with engine, navigation instruments and pump controls in line of sight to helmsman.
Hamilton Blue Arrow computerised control system by single joystick control for low speed manoeuvring.
Pair of stop/start controls for engines, and individual single lever throttle/waterjet controls.
Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning system that offers cooling/heating, and comprises of two units.
One 16,000 BTU unit in saloon.
Additional 7,000 BTU Stowaway SXF7C air conditioning unit (110V) in forward cabin.
Giving a total of 23,000 BTUs.
Raw water strainers on air con outlets replaced (2016).
Dimplex low level heaters - one in galley and one in saloon.
6. TANKAGE AND PLUMBING
From two baffled aluminium tanks installed under each side deck each dedicated to one engine.
A balance pipe system is installed to facilitate with interconnection of tanks, if required.
Electronic fuel gauges are fitted and displayed at helm position, and two Racor fuel filters/water separators are fitted with alarms at the helm station.
Stainless steel freshwater tank of 340 litres (75 Imperial gallons) supplies a hot and cold pressurised system to galley, head and deck shower.
Water is heated from engine cooling system and an AC immersion heater.
Galley sink drains through its own outlet via an electric pump. Discharge pump for shower and washbasin.
Black water holding tank with contents gauge, sea discharge and deck pump out facility.
12V DC electrical system with circuit breaker protection supplied via heavy-duty battery isolator switches.
AC 220V system with protected ring main, and dockside connection via 20m power cable.
Additional 18m shore cable.
Double outlet sockets in saloon, galley, forward cabin and engine room.
220V water heating to hot water tank.
Two engine start batteries - 180A each.
One generator start battery - 80A.
Four domestic batteries - 360A total.
Battery management system.
Mastervolt Combination Charger 12/2200W 100Ah, new 2016.
1.5kW inverter (for TV/music/small appliances only).
Interior lighting fitted and switched as appropriate, with halogen lighting throughout, mirror light in head, and reading lights in forward cabin.
Navigation, anchor and steaming lights.
8. NAVIGATION AND COMMUNICATION
High-speed compass at helm station with night lighting.
Log, boat speed and depth displayed at helm station via Raymarine ST60 system.
Raynav 300 12-channel.
Raymarine E120 radar/chart plotter.
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot system, with hydraulic drive.
Ray 230 VHF Class D-DSC radio.
Seago 4-man offshore liferaft. Next service due TBC.
Separate forward and aft automatic pumps direct wired and 3-way switching to allow on/off/automatic.
Emergency manual bilge pump fitted in cockpit.
Push-button foghorn at helm station.
Raymarine CAM100 CCTV day and night Video camera (PAL) at top of mast (new 2016).
Auto/manual fire extinguisher.
Galley fire blanket.
WARPS AND FENDERS
NB: All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale. Viewing through Oyster Brokerage.
Inventory not veriﬁed by the owner. Draft Issue 1 (GY/YY/lh)
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