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2008 Beneteau 43

Oriental, North Carolina


2008 Beneteau Oceanis 43 "Hearts & Bones" is a one owner boat that has been continually updated since new. She is in bristol condition and has been professionally maintained. Some of the recent refit items include: Two heads with macerating toilets,  seawater or fresh water flush, two reverse cycle HVAC units - forward replaced in 2017 aft replaced in February 2020, New standing rigging (2019), New AGM batteries (2019), and much more. Contact Scott Pickard for complete details call 252-249-7245 or email 


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by St. Barts Yachts/Charleston Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $169,000
Boat Name: Hearts & Bones
Make: Beneteau
Model: 43
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Berret-Racoupeau
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BEYP3007G708
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Other


Length: 43 ft / 13.11 m
Length Overall: 43 ft / 13.11 m
Waterline Length: 38'1 ft / 11.61 m
Beam: 13'6 ft / 4.11 m
Max Draft: 5'5 ft / 1.65 m
Displacement: 19,566 lb
Single Berths: 4
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH4AE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2007
  • Engine Hours: 500


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 53 gal
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 95 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 42 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Sloop, Cruisers

Hull of hand-laid solid GRP bonded to a structural grid/hull liner of directional fiberglass/GRP for a strong, stiff, light composite. Vinylester hull barrier coat to resist osmotic blistering and zone-specific stitchmat laminates for specific increased strength optimization.
Cored GRP sandwich construction for stiffness, thermal and acoustic insulation and lighter weight. Solid fiberglass reinforcements in high load areas. Integral unidirectional GRP deck beams for added strength. Main bulkheads bonded 360° to the hull and deck for rigid torsional and compressive strength.

Fractional 9/10 anodized aluminum deck stepped mast standard w/mainsail furling system
Twin aft swept spreaders
Anodized aluminum boom w/outhaul car Stainless steel shrouds and stays
Genoa roller furling system
Stainless steel chain plates tied to the hull liner
molding w/stainless steel tie rods


Running rigging is led to the cockpit
Running rigging includes:
(1) Main halyard, (1) Genoa halyard w/jammer & cleat
on mast, (1) boom topping lift w/cleat on mast (not led to cockpit), (1) roller furling mainsail outhaul line and (1) inhaul line, (1) mainsheet w/track,
(2) mainsheet traveler control lines, (2) genoa sheets and (1) genoa roller furling line
Rigid boom vang w/tackle
Furling genoa w/140% overlap, reinforced w/anti-UV protection strip
Furling mainsail w/ vertical battens
Mainsheet led back to port winch
Furling genoa w/drum on deck, furling line led back to
the cockpit to port
(2) Genoa tracks & adjustable cars (2) Genoa sheet foot blocks
Deck Gear
Chrome finish Lewmar® self tailing winches:
(2) Lewmar® 48 genoa sheet winches on coaming (2) Winches on coachroof: (1) 40 on port & (1) 40
on starboard
(2) Winch handles & (2) winch handle pockets
Mooring and Anchoring
Welded stainless steel bow fitting
(1) Bow roller w/ permanent anchor stowage (6) Aluminum mooring cleats w/rub strakes Self-draining anchor rode/chain well w/ lid 1000 W vertical windlass w/ remote control
Stainless steel open bow rail w/nav lights
(2) Stainless steel stern rails
Lifeline gates
Lifebuoy holder, outboard motor bracket, & flag staff Double vinyl coated lifelines w/ gates
Opening side gates in lifelines
(3) Cockpit stowage lockers
Teak inlaid cockpit seats
(2) Compasses, one at each helm position
GRP cockpit table w/2 drop leaves fitted w/locker &
SS handrail
Aft surface of table support has swiveling pod to take a
chart plotter
(2) Waterproof speakers
(2) Winch handle pockets
Reading lamp w/12 Volt socket
(1) Shore supply socket to starboard
Self-draining GRP cockpit floor
2-bottle gas locker (1-bottle standard)
Opening stern gate w/pivoting seat giving access to
bathing platform
Teak slatted swim platform
Swim ladder with teak steps to starboard Hot & cold cockpit shower
Light toned ALPI- MOABI woodwork, soles w/parquet look


Headroom: 6'4"
Double berth: 6'7" x 6'1" w/ high density foam mattress
Ample stowage space, hanging locker
Locker w/clothes locker under hanging section Large opening hatch with blind/screen
Opening hatch with blind/screen (2) Fixed hull ports (1 each side of hull) w/curtains (3) Halogen overhead lights
(1) 110 Volt socket


One-piece molded head compartment with shower Manual marine toilet
21 gal rigid holding tank as standard
(1) FRP Washbasin & Hot & cold mixer tap
(2) Storage compartments with mirrors
(1) Glass holder & locker under washbasin w/accessories (1) Fixed side window w/curtain & (1) opening hatch w/blind/screen
(2) Overhead lights & switch,


Salon companionway w/non-slip surface (3) Stainless steel handrails
Aft-facing chart table w/lid & wood fiddle (2) Hinged lockers, closed shelf
Shelf under chart table
Fabric inner lining to hull side
Navigator's seat w/locker
Radio/CD/MP3 player w/two speakers
(1) 110 Volt socket
(2) Closed stowage units and shelves along the hull Port & starboard shelves w/stainless steel fiddles U-shaped dining table/settee & 4 cushions
Stowage under settees, Salon table
Stowage along the hull
(2) Hull ports (1 port/1 starboard) with curtains
(1) Panoramic window w/folding blinds
(1) Opening deck hatch w/ blind/screen
(2) Fixed side windows 1 to port with 2 opening ports,
1 to starboard with 1 opening port w/pleated blinds Chart table lighting: 1 overhead light & 1 strip light for white/red lighting
Salon lighting: 4 halogen overhead lights, Companionway lighting: 1 halogen overhead lights,1 switch for halogen lights


Rectangular stainless steel double sink
Hot & cold pressurized mixer tap
Gimbaled 3-burner stainless steel stove w/oven & stainless steel safety bar
4.55 cubic foot front-opening 12 Volt refrigerator
2 cubic foot top-opening GRP freezer w/12 Volt unit 110 Volt microwave oven
(1) Locker w/double door under sink & waste bin
(2) Closed shelves for stowage, cutlery drawer
(1) Shelf w/stainless steel fiddle
(1) Opening port in coaming
Galley lighting: (2) halogen overhead lights, (1) light
over stove, (1) 110 Volt socket (1) Deck hatch w/ blind/screen

One-piece molded head compartment w/separate shower w/double folding door
Manual marine toilet
21 gal rigid holding tank
(1) FRP Washbasin & wood handrail. Hot & cold
mixer tap
(2) Large closed lockers, glass holder & locker under
washbasin w/accessories
(1) Fixed side window w/curtain & (1) opening port (2 ) Overhead lights & switch, (1) light over the sink


Headroom: 6'9"
Double berth 6'10" x 4'11"
(2) Closed shelves along the hull
Hanging locker w/ sides shelves
(1) Under-berth battery storage
Fabric inner liner on hull
Access door to head
Openings & light in cabin: (1) fixed hull port /curtain, (1) Opening port in coaming, (1) opening deck hatch
w/ blind/screen
(1) Cockpit opening port 3 halogen overhead lights
(1) 110 Volt socket

Fresh water: 95 gal standard
Electric pressure water pump w/filter
(2) Rotomolded water tanks fixed to the hull liner
(53 gal under port aft cabin berth & 42 gal under fore cabin berth)
(2) Stainless steel deck fillers for water Cockpit shower w/hot and cold water Electric shower drain pumps
(3) Bilge pumps (one manual and 2 electric) 6 gal electric water heater
Backlit electrical panel: (10) 12 Volt switches & (11) fused switches & (3) 110 Volt breakers
12 Volt cigarette lighter socket
110 Volt double pole circuit breakers
110 Volt -12 Volt voltmeter
Water gauge & fuel gauge w/central LCD screen Low battery and low diesel tank alarms
(1) 200 Amp service battery voucher
(1) 95 Amp engine start battery voucher
Battery charging: 110 Volt shore supply & 50' shore power cable
40 Amp battery charger
80 Amp alternator on the engine
12 Volt battery isolator
Lightning grounding for the rigging
(6) 110 Volt sockets
(6) Reading lights, (14) halogen overhead lights.
Bow & stern nav lights, steaming light, fore deck light Anchor light/masthead navigation light
Wire conduits for options
Yanmar 4JH4AE  54 hp
Engine bed integrated in hull liner, soundproofed with insulating foam
Access under companionway steps through an opening supported by gas struts
Stainless steel propeller shaft w/GRP protection Fixed three-blade propeller
Rotomolded 52 gal fuel tank w/electronic gauge Seawater filter & diesel fuel filter/water separator Engine panel w/integral key start in cockpit.
Recent work and upgrades
Two heads with macerating toilets. Both seawater and fresh water flush
Two reverse cycle HVAC units - forward replaced in 2017, aft replaced in February 2020
New roller-furling mast installed in 2019 (due to freeze damage)
New standing rigging (2019)
Mostly new running rigging (2019)
New AGM batteries (2019)
B&G VHF with AIS and two wireless handsets Bottom painted in spring 2019 Inverter
Galvanic isolators
42 LCD TV and blu ray player
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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