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2010 Beneteau Oceanis 43

Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom


The Beneteau Oceanis 43 offers a class leading interior with lots of clever design features, ideal for comfortable cruising. Alpha Paddy 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 lightly used condition her impressive inventory includes a comprehensive sail wardrobe, electric halyard winch, upgraded mainsail car system, electric windlass, bow thruster, Raymarine navigation pack including autopilot, radar and AIS, stainless steel aft frame, liferaft, dinghy and outboard. Early viewing is highly recommended as we don't think she will be here long!

Part exchange may be possible - please contact us to discuss

Viewing by appointment at our Essex Office 01621 785600

Basic Boat Info

Price: £117,500
Boat Name: Alpha Paddy
Make: Beneteau
Model: Oceanis 43
Year: 2010
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Berret-Racoupeau
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


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

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH5E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 180
  • Engine Location: Center
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). Although not included, it would be easy to create a double berth conversion for the starboard settee increasing to seven berths if required. Excellent headroom throughout in excess of 6'5" in most areas.

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 (a double berth conversion could easily be created if required) 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 and grill, microwave, front opening 130L fridge with icebox, second 70L top opening fridge (it may be possible to adapt this to use as a freezer if required), 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.

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. Rev counter. Shaftdrive to fixed pitch 3-bladed propeller (new October 2018).

The engine was serviced in July 2018 and appears to be in very good condition. Engine hours are currently at just 180hrs from new. A new stern gland and cutlass bearing were also installed in November 2017. 

Electrical Systems

3 x 12v Batteries (two large 140ah domestic) charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains, 40amp battery charger and immersion coil for water heating. Full cabin lighting. 12v Socket. Electrical distribution panel with display for tankage. Although no solar panels are currently installed the large stainless steel aft frame would be ideal for this if required and would be relatively inexpensive to achieve. 

Spars and Sails

Fractional rigged sloop. Deck stepped Red Label aluminium mast (with 3 x mast steps) and boom. Solid kicker. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. 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 - Dacron - 2010 - very good (valeted October 2018)
  • Furling Genoa - Dacron - 2010 - very good (valeted & new UV strip October 2018)
  • Staysail - Dacron - 2010 - very good
  • Gennaker - 2010 - very good (valeted October 2018)
Deck Equipment
  • 20kg Delta anchor with chain
  • Danforth kedge anchor with chain and warp
  • Quick electric anchor windlass with handheld control
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and lifelines with midship gates
  • Stainless steel arch with lifting points for dinghy
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Teak coachroof grabrails and toerails
  • Blue spray hood (new 2016) with grabrail and bimini
  • 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
  • Leather bound wheels
  • Midship cleats
  • Assorted warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • 2 x Plastimo Olympic compasses
  • Raymarine Ray49E DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST70 multi function display with depth, speed/log and wind at each helm
  • Raymarine C90W colour GPS chart plotter with radar and AIS overlay
  • Raymarine autopilot with ST70 control head
  • Raymarine mast mounted radar scanner
  • Raymarine AIS250 receiver
  • Digital cartography (Western Europe)
  • Pioneer CD/radio stereo system
  • Clock and barometer
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers (2kg and 1kg, both new 2017)
  • Fire blanket
  • Flare pack (new 2017)
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy and floating light
  • Harness points and harnesses
  • MOB sling
  • Radar reflector
  • Emergency tiller
  • 6-Man liferaft in cannister mounted in stainless steel cradle on pushpit (new 2017)
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
Additional Equipment
  • Silver Marine inflatable dinghy
  • Honda 2.3hp 4-stroke petrol outboard engine

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.

In October 2018 the hull was professionally polished and new antifoul applied ready for her new owner to enjoy the Indian summer. Alpha Paddy's general condition is excellent and she has clearly been lightly used and well maintained during her original ownership.


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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