Step aboard the Douglas Peterson 43, affectionately known as "WESCO, " and prepare to embark on a remarkable sailing adventure. Meticulously crafted by the legendary Doug Peterson, this sailboat represents the pinnacle of design excellence and has consistently dominated the sailing world.
With a sleek fiberglass construction, fin keel, and Sceg hung rudder, WESCO offers exceptional manoeuvrability and stability on the water. The cutter rigged masthead sloop configuration is fitted to a folding mast, with a brand-new Staysail, c350 roller furling, running rigging and new Anderson winches, that further enhances performance as well as being great for shorthanded sailing, or heavy weather sailing. Meaning you don't have to hoist a storm jib.
Measuring LOA 13.7 meters in length overall, with a generous waterline length of 13 meters, the Douglas Peterson 43 strikes the perfect balance between speed and comfort. Its spacious beam of 3.7 meters, and Draft 2.1 creates a welcoming and functional living environment, ensuring a pleasant journey during extended trips.
Weighing a sturdy 11,200 kilograms, WESCO is built to withstand various weather conditions while providing a smooth and steady ride. The lead ballast, weighing 4,300 kilograms, ensures stability, offering a secure and confident sailing experience even in challenging seas.
As you step inside WESCO, you'll be greeted by a thoughtfully designed interior that seamlessly blends elegance with practicality. From the meticulously painted and varnished bilges to the fully refurbished kitchen, every detail has been carefully considered. The warm and inviting ambiance creates a perfect retreat after an exhilarating day of sailing.
Equipped with modern amenities, WESCO offers the convenience of a new Virtrifrigo stainless steel two-drawer fridge freezer, providing ample storage for your culinary delights. The kitchen cooler, featuring a new 180-liter Virtrifrigo refrigerator, ensures your perishables stay fresh even on extended voyages.
The midship offers abundant storage integrated into two large single beds. The twin V berth bunks, saloon double bed conversion, and the aft Captain's cabin ensure ample bedding arrangements for family and guests.
Embracing sustainable energy solutions, WESCO features five solar panels and a wind generator, harnessing the power of nature to minimize environmental impact. With an impressive 3000W inverter, you'll have reliable electricity for all your onboard needs.
Safety is of paramount importance on WESCO. The boat is equipped with an AIS system, ensuring enhanced navigation safety. In addition, a new 6-man offshore life raft with an integrated EPIRB and 24-hour rations provides peace of mind during your adventures.
Powering WESCO is an 80 horsepower Perkins inboard engine delivering dependable and efficient propulsion for your sailing endeavours. The boat comes with a generous supply of spare parts specifically for the motor, ensuring you have the necessary resources for maintenance or repairs.
WESCO has undergone comprehensive upgrades, including a refit, and rewiring in 2019, ensuring its electrical systems are up-to-date and in excellent condition. The standing rigging was replaced in 2020, In 2023 the anti-fowl, hull pain, topside and grip paint was all redone providing optimal performance, reliability and longevity on the water.
Notable upgrades carried out this year include a new wind turbine for sustainable energy generation, a Ziggy BBQ with spare plates and a smoke box for outdoor cooking pleasure, and a professionally installed C350 roller furler with a new staysail. The running gear has been updated, and two new Anderson winches offer enhanced control. The boat also features a new 3000W inverter, a 25-liter stainless steel Isotherm hot water heater, and a new Electrolux washer/dryer for added convenience.
Standout Features -
- New 6 man offshore, 24-hour rashins and hydrostatic release life raft with EPIRB
- New staysail with C350 roller furler
- New running gear
- Standing Rigging replaced in 2020
- Refit Carried out 2019
- Autopilot at Helm
Additional upgrades include new marine cranking batteries, a TMC electric marine toilet, a Jabsco macerator, and a Fusion sound system. The boat is equipped with a single drawer dishwasher, a Kenwood induction cooktop, and a 5-stage reverse osmosis water filtration system for added comfort.
With upgraded bilge pumps and switches, WESCO ensures a safe and efficient bilge system.
This Douglas Peterson 43 is your gateway to unparalleled sailing experiences. With its remarkable performance, timeless design, and many upgrades, WESCO guarantees an exceptional voyage!
The boat is near Saggers Marines office.
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