Leopard 43

Length: 43
Currency: USD

This Leopard 43, S/V Meno, is a safe and dependable catamaran, a solid performer that is easy to handle. She is equipped and ready to go. Her four-cabin, four-head layout affords comfort and privacy, with room for guests to join in the adventure. The inviting cockpit integrates her guests with the view and breezes, and will be a gathering point for many pleasurable social events. The louvered salon windows afford full visibility, while shading the salon from direct sunlight. The helm is functional and efficient, with a commanding view of all corners of the boat. The sugar-scoop sterns make the clear and refreshing waters easily accessible to guests and crew, while also making fishing a joy and dinghy boarding safe and easy.

S/V Meno was originally a Moorings Charter Catamaran, but we purchased her from a private owner who took wonderful care of her! We have constantly maintained her and she is in great condition!!! With Low hours on her engines, and a full set of sails. 4 sails (main, Genoa/jib, gennaker, spinnaker) -Maintenance Log available – Lots of extras/upgrades

The Leopard 43, is well regarded as she’s built with robust South African Standards and received glowing reviews in major sailing magazines. She has a spacious layout of 4 cabins, each originally dsigned with a full en-suite bathroon, a very large salon and a galley up design. The salon table easily sits 8-10 guests and converts into an additional double bed. the navigation area is starboard, facing aft. 

Each of the cabins has large double berths, the forward cabins wih walk around access, overhead opening hatch, a hanging locker, a settee with storage, overhead lighting, reading lights and 12V cabin fans. Each head has a wash basin, oversized toilet bowls and large shower with manual sump pump and hanging shower head fitting. The U-shaped galley-up allows the chef to enjoy the panoramic view while interacting with guests and crew. Large storage accomodations, and ample work surfaces, make provisioning and preparation easy. Ventilation aboard the LĂ©opard 43 is excellent, thanks to the opening front windows, a must in tropical climates. 

With dependable and economical Yanmar engines Fully Rebuilt (2018), trouble-free shaft drive, Garmin Touchscreen navigation, Lewmar Electric Winches, high-output Rainman 30gph 120V Watermaker, 500W Solar with Blue Sky Controller, Xantrex 3012 3000W/150A Inverter Charger, Koher 6kW Generator with Soundshield with just 1100hrs, a 11.5ft AB Lammina 11 AL Inflatable dinghy with Bimini and Mercury 4 Stroke 20hp Outboard, Electric Start,

A worthy member of the family of the enormously successful Simonis-Voogd designs, the four-cabin Leopard 43 is highly sought after by charterers and owners worldwide. Conveniently located in Central Florida, this cat will not be on the market for long.

This is the list of recent boat upgrades:

Improvements & Upgrades:

(2) Yanmar 3JH4E 39hp Diesel Engines Fully Rebuilt (2018) 
(2) Kanzaki Yanmar KM35A Marine Transmissions Rebuilt with Engines (2018)  
Props Serviced for Correct RPM after Rebuild (2018) 
New Edson Stainless Steering Wheel (2019) 
900Ah Firefly Carbon Foam Batteries (2019)  
New 80A Externally Regulated High Output Alternators on both Engines (2019)  
New Balmar MC-614 External Regulators Programmed (2019)  
New Blue Seas 7622 Automatic Charging Relays (2019) 
New Bus Bars and Battery Cables (2019) 
Balmar Smart Gauge Battery Monitor (2019) 
Raritan Marine Elegance Fresh Water Flush Toilet with Wireless Controller in Port Fwd Head (2019) 
Port Aft Cabin Converted to Laundry Room with Plumbed in Automatic Washer from Laundry Alternative (2019)