GRACE is a ready to go example of the classic Hans Christian 43 Telstar, and she is priced to SELL!
A low hours Yanmar engine, along with many upgrades, make this world class bluewater cruiser an outstanding value.
So set sail and realize your dreams across the horizon!
The 43 Hans Christian is a very capable cutter rigged offshore cruising yacht. GRACE is in outstanding condition and she features the preferred Telstar keel option which has a cutaway forefoot creating a modified fin keel and a skeg hung rudder. This underbody configuration provides much improved safety, performance and maneuverability than the traditional model.
GRACE was custom ordered with a 12000 Lb. encapsulated lead keel instead of the standard iron keel that most Hans Christian yachts were configured with.
The all teak interior of the 43 Telstar is warm, comfortable and inviting. She features three private staterooms, a large main salon and a spacious head with a separate stall shower. Her chefs galley is fully functional with everything needed to efficiently prepare gourmet meals underway for the crew. 16 opening port lights, 5 opening deck hatches and 5 dorade vents provide excellent ventilation for cruising in the tropics.
The Hans Christian 43 Telstar was designed and built to be a comfortable and safe yacht, capable of sailing any ocean in the world. . The interior; layout and beautiful traditional yacht finish provide a warm and safe home either at the dock or at sea. GRACE is well equipped and ready to sail.
Builder: Hans Christian/King Dragon Yard (Taiwan)
Designer: Harwood Ives
LOA: 52.5 feet LWL: 36.83 feet
Beam: 13.83 feet Displacement: 31500 pound
Bridge Clearance: 64 feet Ballast: 12300 pound
Cruising Speed: 6 knots Max Speed: 8 knots
Fuel: 175 gallon Water: 180 gallon Holding: 20 gallon
Large offset double berth in the owner’s stateroom forward, which also includes an upholstered seat, chest of drawers, and hanging locker. There is shelf space, two opening ports, an opening hatch, and a 110V outlet. Storage under berth as well.
A head with a separate shower stall is located just aft of forward stateroom to port (marble countertop) with another hanging locker to starboard across from the head.
The main salon is very roomy with comfortable settees, port and starboard, that will seat 10 around a large dining table with fold-down leaf. The dining table can be raised allowing a double berth to be pulled out on the starboard settee and still allow passage through the salon. All salon cushions reupholstered 2017
There is a large ‘butterfly’ hatch that opens on port and starboard and provides tremendous light and ventilation below.
The galley is located aft of the main salon to port and has extensive storage with double SS deep sinks, hot and cold pressure water , hand pumps, brass fixtures, marble countertops, refrigeration , microwave in separate raised space, 3-burner propane stove and oven with propane solenoid in galley, and overhead wine glass rack. Two propane tanks are specially fitted into forward deck locker.
The navigation station is opposite the galley to starboard and features a navigation desk that 5 feet long with significant storage under the desktop and in lockers below
In addition to the AC/DC panel, there is a full complement of electronics including ICOM vhf , Raymarine e80 chart plotter, Raymarine autopilot, wind and depth instruments, and more. There is a 110V outlet and a cigarette charger port as well as a ships clock and barometer.
There are two separate aft cabins that are fully enclosed. The port cabin has a large double berth, 3 opening ports, lights, a hanging locker, an upholstered seat and storage. The starboard berth is somewhat smaller but can still accommodate 2 people. It has a hanging locker and storage as well as 2 opening ports and lighting.
The engine is located beneath the galley and port settee with excellent access.
The wood joinerwork below decks is magnificent.
Engine / Mechanicals
2008 Yanmar 54 HP diesel
2004 transmission i
16” 3-blade prop New pillow bearing for shaft 2017
Double SS Sinks
Hot and cold pressure water
Hand pumps as well (New brass hand pump for hot water in 2014)
Top and front loading refrigerator (New Seafrost system in 2009) – fully serviced in 2014
3 burner Princess propane stove and oven
2 10 lb. tanks custom mounted in forward deck locker
New Microwave in overhead built-in cabinet.
SS coffee Maker
Electronics & Navigation
Raymarine 24K Radar Antenna mounted on mast
Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS Sensor mounted in stern (New 2011)
Raymarine E-80 Multi-Function Display mounted at nav station with remote keyboard Raymarine Depth/Speed/Distance/Temp unit mounted over companionway with repeaters at helm
Raymarine Smartpilot autopilot wit dual heads at helm and cockpit and wireless remote.
Raymarine E-120Multi-Function Display mounted at helm
Tri-Lens Radar Reflector mounted on mast (New 2004)
ICOM M602 VHF radio at Nav Station, integrated with GPS
Nav lights on deck and tricolor on masthead along with anchor light and steaming light (anchor light and new tricolor on masthead with LEDs New in 2017)
LED Spreader lights, port and starboard (New 2013)
Fusion MSRA70 AM/FM Stereo with speakers in main salon
Sony LCD TV in salon
Three 8D AGM house batteries with 660 Amps total (New 2017)
Group 27 AGM starter battery (New 2017)
80 Amp Alternator
Xantrex 3000 w Inverter/Charger (New 2017)
75W Solar Panel integrated with Charger
30 Amp AC Shore Power connection port and 50’ shore power cable
AC power outlets in galley, head, Nav station, main salon, and forward and aft cabins (with GFI units port and starboard)
AC/DC panel at Nav station
CO2 Warning system
Upgrade of electrical wiring systems in 2008
Plumbing & Water
Par MAX III Electric Water Heater
20 gallon plastic holding tank
Forward fresh water tank (plastic) New in 2005
Shower stall hardware New in 2010
Sails & Rigging
Cutter rigged: ≈1,100+ sq. ft. sail area
Chainplates removed, reworked, and rebedded in 2004
New Mainsail 2011 (408.75 sq. ft. – 4 full battens – 9 oz. Dacron – ACE Sail makers, East Lyme, Connecticut.)
New Lazy Jacks 2011
Strong® Sail Track System installed 2011 with New Mainsail.
Yankee (140 cruising genoa made of CXP7 material) 588 sq. ft. Like new – made by UK Halsey Sailmakers, Mystic, CT USA) on bow sprit with Pro Furl 42
Boomed self-tacking jib
2 spinnaker sails (good condition, one in spinnaker sock)
Spinnaker pole on mast with reaching strut.
2 Barient 32 self-tailing primary cockpit winches
2 Barient 27 self-tailing in cockpit port and starboard of companionway
2 Barient winches on mast
Deck & Hull
White hull with green cove and boot stripes
Modified full keel
Green Sunbrella sail cover and Dodger (New 2017)
Teak steering wheel at a bronze pinnacle which includes a lighted Ritchie Compass
Custom cockpit cushions
Plastimo Life Raft (out-of-date)
Four teak deck boxes
All bronze deck hardware
All bronze port lights
Boom gallows forward of the cockpit
Harken traveler forward of the cockpit
Four stainless steel dorade vents
Handhold support braces with belaying pins at each side of mast
Double stainless steel lifelines with port and starboard gates
Two plow anchors 35# and 55# with all chain rode
A large kedge anchor (stored below deck)
Double anchor roller on bow pulpit
Lofrans’ electric windlass
Sampson post in bow
Bow deck washdown
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Contact Tom Morton at 904-377-9446