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1990 Bristol 43.3, center cockpit, ENDURANCE

  • LOA: 43'3"
  • LWL: 33'4"
  • BEAM: 12'11"
  • DRAFT: 4'6"/10'6"
  • BUILDER: Bristol Yachts
  • Sloop Rig
  • DESIGNER: Ted Hood
  • HULL MATERIAL: Fiberglass
  • ENGINE: Westerbeke 52h.p. 1990, Hours: 744
  • HULL: Keel/Centerboard
  • BALLAST: 10,5000 lbs. - Lead
  • SAIL AREA: 830 sq. feet
  • DISPLACEMENT: 26,530 lbs.
  • Fuel: 100 gals
  • Water: 160 gals


  • Sleeps 6 comfortably in two private staterooms and main salon. The forward cabin features a large V-berth with filler piece for conversion to double. A head/shower is further aft with access from both salon and forward cabin.
  • The main salon includes an L-shaped settee to port that converts to a double, with a settee to starboard that also extends for sleeping. A fixed teak dining table with large fold-up leaves is on centerline. Numerous storage spaces are provided outboard each side and within the table.
  • The functional galley to starboard features a 3-burner propane stove with oven, twin stainless sinks, toaster and custom knife rack. An Alder Barbour 12-volt refrigerator/freezer unit cools a single, large refrigeration compartment. There are numerous drawers and lockers for food storage.
  • Aft to port is a forward navigation station. Full height doors are inboard for easy access to the engine and generator located under the mid-cockpit. The passageway lends aft to the spacious owner’s cabin, with centerline queen berth and significant storage space. There is a private head aft with separate shower stall.
  • The interior of ENDURANCE is richly finished in varnished teak throughout. The floorboards are solid teak and holly inlay. Several opening hatches and portholes provide light and ventilation.


  • B & G Hydra 330 Sailing instruments w/multiple repeaters
  • B & G Autopilot with remote under dodger
  • ICOM 120 VHF
  • Furuno Radar (16 mile range)
  • Northstar GPS
  • Pioneer Stereo with speakers in salon and cockpit
  • Jensen stereo with speakers in forward cabin


  • 110-volt AC system w/battery charger and shore power and (2) cables
  • 12-volt DC system w/two house batteries - one engine/generator start
  • Westerbeke 8.0 kw generator (272 hours)
  • MarineAir Air-conditioning (2 units)
  • Dual Racor filters for main engine
  • Sidepower bow thruster
  • Holding tank for forward head
  • Pressure water system w/water heater


  • Hull is Flag Blue Awlgrip with gold cover stripe, double white boot stripes and blue bottom. The deck is highlighted by laid teak decks, offset by varnished teak toerails, cabin nosing, handrails and cockpit trim.
  • Dodger primary winches
  • Barient self-tailing electric
  • Barient self-tailing mainsheet/outhaul winches
  • (2) Barient halyard winches
  • Centerboard hoist winch
  • Harken mainsheet traveler
  • Maxwell 12-volt anchor windlass
  • Bimini
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Teak cockpit table
  • CQR anchor w/rope/chain rode
  • Bomar hatches and portholes
  • 6-man life raft
  • Teak/stainless steel swim ladder
  • (6) Lifejackets
  • Teak outboard mount
  • Lifesling
  • Fenders/dock lines
  • (2) Horseshoe life rings
  • Man overboard pole


  • Hood Stoway Electric furling mast, painted white
  • Hood Seafurl roller furling genoa
  • Wire standing rigging
  • Manual backstay adjuster
  • Spinnaker pole w/storage on mast
  • Hood Sails (1990) - mainsail and 135% genoa
  • Spinnaker (red & white)

    ENDURANCE is a rare late-model example of this popular mid-cockpit, shoal draft sailing yacht. She is in Bristol condition. Stored inside.

    2001 ADDITIONS

  • Northstar 951 GPS Navigator - (Helm mounted)
  • Furuno Repeater Radar - (Helm mounted)
  • Fresh water system
  • Stern hot/cold water shower
  • Outboard lift crane
  • Engine starter
  • Alternator
  • All new batteries
  • Full set of dinnerware, glasses & utensils

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