Yacht Summary

  • Manufacturer: X-Yachts
  • Model: X-43
  • Build Number: 4
  • Build Year: 2003
  • Lying: Almere, Netherlands
  • Price: Sold
  • Dealer: X-Yachts Netherlands
  • Contact: Nanno Schuttrups
  • Phone: +31 (0)36 536 9057
  • Email:


One of the most complete X-43's on the market: dark blue hull, new teak decks, modern 3-cabin version, white painted mast and boom, special owner's cabin, etc.

This X-43 has been based on the IJsselmeer her whole life. With her third owner now, who has been enjoying this true performance cruiser for the past 14 years. Winter stored ashore every year during the current ownership, she has enjoyed professional maintenance and some serious upgrading.

Standard Specification

DesignerNiels Jeppesen
Hull Length12.93 m42'5"
Waterline Length11.45 m37'7"
Beam (max)3.97 m13'0"
Draft2.20 m7'3"
Ballast - Std3,700 kg8,157 lbs
Displacement - Light8,600 kg18,960 lbs

Standard X-43 brochure


Exterior Details


  • Spray painted dark blue hull with white stripes
  • Bottom treatment with epoxy and antifouling
  • Stainless steel chafing strip along hull


  • Teak decks - completely renewed in 2019
  • Teak deck in cockpit - almost renewed completely in 2019
  • Teak deck on coachroof - original
  • 6x electrical Andersen winches
  • Sprayhood in dark blue
  • Removable cockpit table
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Shower in cockpit
  • Stanchion bases reinforced internally
  • Spinnaker deck package (blocks and sheets)
  • Carbonfiber steering wheel
  • Stainless steel anchor
  • Outlet in anchor locker for deckwash pump


  • Mainsail full-batten in MC6000 membrane (2020)
  • High aspect furling jib in MC6000 membrane (end 2018)
  • Spinnaker S2 AIRX (2017) - little used
  • High aspect jib light with horizontal furling battens - little used
  • Code 0 with furler (2009)
  • Blue genoa cover
  • Blue steering wheel cover
  • Blue mainsail cover
  • Wintercover

Mast & Rigging

  • New rod-rigging 2021
  • White spraypainted mast and boom
  • Maststeps
  • Halogen decklight
  • Toplight (3-colour/anchor/strobe)
  • Navtec hydraulic vang and backstay adjuster
  • Harken rail on mast for ball bearing cars of mainsail
  • Reckmann genoa furling system
  • Carbon spinnaker pole
  • Selftacking jib track (not mounted, but available)



  • Leather upholstery in saloon (beige)
  • Alcantara mast cover (brown)
  • Heating system with exits in all cabins and toilets
  • Radio/CD player with speakers
  • Quooker for hot water in galley
  • Microwave in galley
  • Accumulator plate for refrigerator
  • Electrical gas switch
  • Gas detector with alarm
  • Safe with code-lock in owner's cabin
  • Custom built vanity table in owner's cabin
  • Neptune mattresses including custom made sheets in owners cabin



  • Volvo Penta MD2040 diesel engine
  • Inspection hatch for fuel tank
  • Gori 3-bladed propellor


  • 4x 140 Ah gel batteries
  • 1x engine battery
  • Parallel switch between battery groups for emergence start
  • Battery charger 12V/50A
  • Inverter 12V/2000W
  • Microwave
  • 6x extra 220V outlets
  • Dimmers on halogen lights in saloon
  • Automatic switch for bilge pump


  • Raymarine ST290 instrument system, with:
  • - analog CH wind above sliding hatch
  • - graphical multi above sliing hatch
  • - analog wind above sliding hatch
  • - 3x graphical multi in carbonfiber bracket at mast
  • Raymarine ST290 autopilot, with:
  • - CPU mounted in aft cabin
  • - Electronical compass
  • - Control panel mounted in console at steering wheel
  • - Jefa drive directly mounted onto the steering system
  • Furthermore:
  • - Raymarine RC630 plotter at nav station
  • - Raymarine eS7 plotter in console at steering wheel
  • - Furuno NX-300 navtex receiver
  • - Raymarine Ray 230 VHF
  • - Outside speaker for VHF