This classic beauty has been superbly maintained and her tastefully designed interior speaks volumes of how well she has been loved and looked after. Stepping down from the the cockpit, it is like walking into a Balinese style spa room. The decor is tasteful, relaxing and calming, all that is missing is the water feature! But then, the tinkling lap lap of the water on the hull reminds you you are living in a water feature! She is stunning, and her saloon, galley and open style large forward berth exude spaciousness and style. On top of the aesthetics, she is a sturdy, roomy, easy to handle and incredibly beautiful example of a Westsail 43 and with her recent haul out and bottom paint, she is in ready to go condition.
Vessel Name: Cuchara
Launch Year: 1976
Length: 43' 0" - 13.11m
Beam: 13 feet
Displacement: 32,000 lbs
Keel / Ballast: 11,000 ibs
Vessel Location: Langkawi Malaysia.
Designer: Bill Crealock
Builder: Westsail Corporation
Hull Material: Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material: Fiberglass
Engine: 4-236 with a Borg Warner V-drive/ transmission ( 2000)
Engine Make: Perkins
Number Engines: 1
Horsepower: 65 hp
Fuel Type: Diesel
Cruise Speed: 5 knots
Propulsion: 3 blade Maxprop with spare 3 blade fixed prop.
Fuel: 900 ltr divided into 7 tanks
Water: 800 ltrs
Dinghy: Yes: Brand new in 2017, a 10ft APUS Inflatable
Outboard: Yamaha 15hp
Covers: Sun Awning- Sunbrella
Predominately designed for luxury accommodation for a couple, Cuchara also has an ingeniously designed Saloon table that converts the leather saloon sofa in a spacious double berth. The whole boat is open and spacious, and everywhere you look there are beautiful and practical and thoughtful extras. Teak, bronze fittings, bamboo sliding doors, and even a custom copper sink all add to the ambience. Ample hatches and portlights make for a bright well ventilated area to relax in.
Cabins: 1 Double cabin forward, with desk to starboard and hanging closet
Berths: 4 berth. ( 2 in Cabin, and 2 in convert-able saloon sofa)
Shower: A unique shower and head area continues on the feeling of a Balinese Spa. Custom copper sink
Yes: DVD player, Flatscreen TV, OSE speakers.
Galley: L shaped spacious galley, facing forward, with Italian marble tiles, double stainless sink, ample space for cooking and serving, and even a LG Washing machine! The galley also comes with a bar faucet for ice water on tap.
Refrigeration:Engine Driven top loading fridge, and 12v freezer
Stove: Force 10 three burnere stove top, grill and oven.
Water-Maker: Yes: AQUAMARINE 10 lph.
* LOFRANS Condor windlass.
* Anchors:30kg BRUCE, 20lb FORTRESS, 40lb DANFORTH, BARNACLE anchor
* 40 meters of 3/8 chain
* 90 meters of 1'' nylon rode
Bilge Pumps: Yes
4 x Trojen batteries 105s, new in 2016
Heart 1000 W inverter/charger
2 x 75 W Siemens solar Panels
55 amp Engine Alternator
Electronics / Navigation
Garmin/Nexus multi-system for depth, speed, wind, GPS, Furuno GP31 GPS
Furuno 1715,24 mile radar at Nav station and cockpit.
ICOM ICM710 SSB with modem for winlink.
Horizon Eclipse+ VHF, Horizon handheld VHF.
Lenovo laptop computer with world C-map with flatscreen in cockpit.
DVD player with flat screen in main salon.
W-H autopilot, hydraulic.
* New mainsail ( Lee Sails)
* Cruising spinnaker
* Storm jib and Trisail
* Sea anchor
* Yankee and 150% furling genoa
Mast / Rigging
Repainted Aluminium Mast ( painted in 2000) and re-stepped with standard rigging. (2000)
* Winches: 4 x Barient Self Tailing winches
* Boom reefing winch
* Teak caprail (2000), teak rubbing strake and teak seat at pushpit
* Outboard crane on aft transom.
* Boarding ladder
* Dorade vents
* Gas BBQ
Cuchara is a classic beauty. You cannot hep but be impressed with her style and luxury, along with her sturdy track record of coastal and blue water sailing. Viewing is HIGHLY recommended, so please contact me ASAP for an appointment, as I believe this boat will not be long on the market.
Extras also include:
All tools, pots, pans, etc. Many spare parts.
Two aluminium 20# propane tanks
Fleming self-steering windvane.