'Vitamin Sea', a 2010 Beneteau Oceanis 43 for Sale

'Vitamin Sea' is probably one of the best Beneteau Oceanis 43s for sale at the moment. The Beneteau Oceanis 43 offers a class leading interior with lots of clever design features, ideal for comfortable cruising. 

'Vitamin Sea' anchored'Vitamin Sea' at anchor

'Vitamin Sea' is the sought after owner's cabin version, offering a very spacious saloon, two great sleeping cabins both with en-suite heads access, a generous galley and lots of useful storage for long term cruising.

Presented in very good condition, her impressive inventory includes a comprehensive sail wardrobe, electric halyard winch, upgraded mainsail car system, new rigging and running rigging 2022, new seacocks 2020, chart plotter new 2021, hydrovane new 2020, water-maker new 2021, and dinghy and outboard new 2022.

This boat also benefits from electric windlass, bow thruster, Raymarine navigation pack including autopilot, radar and AIS and a stainless steel aft frame with davits.

She's conveniently located in Grenada in the southern Caribbean.

Beneteau Oceanis 43 Layout (Owner's Version)Beneteau Oceanis 43 Layout (Owner's Version)

Basic Boat Info
Tax Status: Not Paid
Designer: Berret-Racoupeau
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Length Overall: 43 ft
Beam: 13'6 ft
Max Draft: 6'7 ft
Displacement: 8,875 kg

Engines / Speed

  • Engine: Yanmar 4JH5E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Power: 54h
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 1,000

Cruising Speed: 7 kn
Maximum Speed: 8 kn

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 200 L

Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 360 L

Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 80 L

The Beneteau Oceanis 43 owner's version layout offers six berths with two double sleeping cabins (each with en suite) separate from the main accommodation and excellent headroom throughout (approx. 6'4" max).

FORECABIN: Fitted with a double V berth with luxury mattress, hanging locker, dressing area, seat, storage cupboards, beneath berth stowage, shelves, en suite access and two opening hatches to foredeck.

EN SUITE: Separate compartment to starboard with a marine toilet, shower with solid foldout screen, washbasin, mirrors, opening hatch and good storage in various cupboards.

SALOON: Light and spacious fitted with a comfortable U-shaped settee to starboard with large fixed table and settee berth to port. Large opening deck hatch, forward skylights, fixed side windows and opening portlights provide excellent natural light and ventilation, whilst good storage is provided beneath settee berths and in various cupboards and shelves.

CHART TABLE: Aft facing chart table to port with navigation equipment, electrical control panel, cupboards and chart storage.

GALLEY: Large U-shaped galley aft to port equipped with an Eno 2-burner gas cooker with oven, microwave, front opening 130L fridge with icebox, second 70L top opening fridge, twin stainless steel sinks, generous work surfaces and excellent storage in various cupboards and drawers.

HEADS/AFT EN SUITE: Large separate heads compartment to starboard with marine toilet, separate shower area, washbasin, mirrors and storage. Accessed via saloon or aft cabin.

AFT CABIN: Fitted with a large double berth with luxury mattress, seat, hanging locker and two opening portlights.

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Hot and cold pressurised water system throughout via a calorifier. 80L Holding tank and 360L fresh water capacity in two tanks. Teak finish cabinetry with laminate flooring, cream fabric upholstery and curtains or blinds to windows, portlights and hatches.

'Vitamin Sea' berth 5Double berth in the forecabin
'Vitamin Sea' head 2En-suite for the forecabin
'Vitamin Sea' saloon 3The saloon
'Vitamin Sea' saloon 1Six people can sit comfortably around the dining table
'Vitamin Sea' saloon 2The aft-facing navigation station is on the port side
'Vitamin Sea' galleyThe galley is at the foot of the companionway steps on the port side
'Vitamin Sea' berth 1Athwarthships double in the aft cabin
'Vitamin Sea' headEn-suite for the aft cabin

Mechanical Systems
Located beneath the companionway, Yanmar 4JH5E 54hp 4-cylinder marine diesel engine. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaftdrive to fixed pitch 3-bladed propeller (new October 2018).

The engine was serviced in October 2023 and is in very good condition. Engine hours are approximately 1000hrs.

'Vitamin Sea' engineThe Yanmar 4JH5E 54hp 4-cylinder marine diesel engine

Electrical Systems

  • 2 x House batteries Victrom Lithium each 200Ah - New Feb 2023
  • 1 x Bow thruster lead acid battery
  • 1 x Windlass lead acid battery
  • 1 x Engine start battery
  • 1 x Amptech 140 A alternator - new 2023
  • 2 x Solar panels total 500w
  • Victron phoenix smart ip43 12/50 Inverter/charger
  • Victron orion-tr smart 12/12v-30a, 12/12-18a isolated charger
  • Victron Cerbo GX battery monitor
  • Victron GX touch 50 battery monitor
  • LED lighting
  • Full Nav lights
'Vitamin Sea' batteryTwo 200ah Victrom Lithium batteries make up the house bank

Spars and Sails
Fractional rigged sloop. Deck stepped aluminium mast and boom. Solid boom vang. Stainless steel standing rigging new 2022. Running rigging new 2022. Whisker pole new 2021. Slab reefing mainsail with upgraded roller bearing cars mounted on a track system, lazybag and lazyjacks. Profurl headsail furling system. Profurl soft furling system for Gennaker and Staysail (lines currently not led aft).

2 x Harken 46ST 2-speed self-tailing sheet winches. Harken 40ST electric self-tailing halyard winch. Harken 40ST 2-speed self-tailing halyard winch.

  • Fully battened mainsail - Elvstrom - Dacron - 2010 - good condition
  • Furling Genoa - Elvstrom - Dacron - 2010 - good condition
  • Staysail - Elvstrom - Dacron - 2010 - good condition
  • Gennaker - white/blue/red - 2010 - good condition
  • Twin headsail - Excellent condition - New 2022
'Vitamin Sea' deck 3Spray hood with grabrail and bimini

Deck Equipment

  • 20kg Delta anchor
  • Danforth kedge anchor
  • 50m chain
  • 50m rode
  • Quick electric anchor windlass with handheld control
  • Stainless steel arch with lifting points for dinghy
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Blue spray hood (new 2016) with grabrail and bimini
  • Blue mainsail, cockpit table and wheel covers
  • Cockpit dodgers (new 2018)
  • Teak inlaid GRP cockpit table with folding leaves and storage
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Assorted lines and fenders
'Vitamin Sea' windlasWindlass and anchor locker

Navigation Equipment

  • 2 x Plastimo Olympic compasses
  • Raymarine Ray49E DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST70 multi-function display with depth, speed/log & wind at each helm
  • Raymarine Axium chart plotter - new 2021
  • Raymarine Quantum 2 Q24D doppler 18" radar - new June 2023
  • Raymarine ST70 auto pilot control
  • Garmin 800 transponder - new 2019
  • Cobra marine HH60 DSC+GPS handheld radio - new 2020
  • Hydrovane wind pilot - new 2021
  • Navionics charts of the Caribbean
  • Pioneer CD/radio stereo system
  • Clock and barometer
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
'Vitamin Sea'cockpit 2Raymarine ST70 multi-function display with depth, speed/log & wind at each helm

Safety Equipment

  • 3 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Flares
  • Lifebuoy
  • Danbuoy
  • Drogue anchor
  • Harness points
  • MOB sling
  • Radar reflector
  • Emergency tiller
  • 6 Man liferaft - last serviced March 2022
  • 4 x Life jackets
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • First aid kit
'Vitamin Sea' stern6-Man liferaft on the transom

Additional Equipment

  • Plastimo 310 semi rigid dinghy - new 2022
  • Dinghy chaps/cover - new 2023
  • Nissan Marine 18hp outboard - new 2022
  • Honda outboard 2.3hp
  • Schenker Zen 30 watermaker - new 2021
  • Irium Certus 100 - new 2022
  • Satelite phone (will need plan)
  • 2 x folding electric bikes
  • Paddle board
'Vitamin Sea' dinghyPlastimo 310 semi-rigid dinghy

Beneteau Oceanis 43 built in 2010 by Beneteau to a design by Berret-Racoupeau and NautaDesign.

White GRP hull, superstructure and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Fitted with optional upgraded teak laid cockpit sole, seats, cockpit table and bathing platform.

Cast iron fin keel.

Twin wheel steering to spade hung rudder.

Aft self-draining cockpit.

Excellent stowage in various lockers.

Last anti-fouled May 2023

Asking Price, Location & Making Contact...

'Vitamin Sea' at anchor 3'Vitamin Sea'

The asking price for 'Vitamin Sea' is $149,000.

She's currently berthed in Grenada, West Indies, where Rosie Burr of Clarke & Carter Caribbean will be happy to arrange a visit for you or provide any further information you may require.

For the avoidance of doubt...

Sailboat-Cruising.com is not a yacht brokerage - there's no charge for owners offering their cruising sailboats for sale here. This is a free service for buyers and sellers alike, and is solely intended to put boat owners (together with their appointed representatives or brokers) and potential buyers in contact with each other and to provide interesting content for our fellow sailboat fanatics.

Consequently, we at Sailboat-Cruising.com accept no liability whatsoever in connection with this free service. Remember caveat emptor - verify before you buy!

Recent Articles

  1. Wauquiez Gladiateur 33 for Sale

    Apr 10, 24 05:40 AM

    'Kesh', my Wauquiez Gladiateur 33 is only for sale because we've decided to go for a larger sailboat. She currently berthed in Florida, USA.

    Read More

  2. 'Cabo Frio', a Catalina Morgan 43 for sale

    Apr 01, 24 08:35 AM

    This Catalina Morgan 43 is for sale at a very reasonable price. She offers up to 7 berths in 2 cabins + saloon. There is full 6'5" standing headroom and good ventilation throughout.

    Read More

  3. Live Aboard Boats For Sale

    Mar 30, 24 07:02 PM

    Ready to live the dream? Then browsing through this listing of live aboard boats for sale might just get you on your way...

    Read More