Neff Yacht Sales / Used 43 foot SHANNON 43 Cruising Sailboat - Tara

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1986 • 43' (13.36 m) • Cruising Sailboat
United States

$134,900 USD

Price Reduction!

"TARA" is hull #11 of this popular series of offshore-capable, easily handled yachts. Shannon has a reputation for building excellent sailing yachts with an attention to detail that will always set them apart from production line boats. Call today to schedule a viewing.

Highlights include: Bow Thruster; a large, comfortable cockpit; Xantrex Combination Charger/Inverter; Webasto Heater; and Marine Air A/C


Vessel Information

Builder: SHANNON
Model: 43
Model Year: 1986
Type: Sailboat
Category: Cruising Sailboat
Condition: Used

LOA: 43' (13.36 m)
Beam Feet: 13' (3.96 m)
Draft Feet: 8' (2.62 m)
Engine Info: 75 HP, Single, Inboard, Diesel, Yanmar
Staterooms: 3

Location: Sandwich, Massachusetts United States
City: Sandwich
Country: United States



  • Depthsounder - Raymarine- ST 60+
  • Log-speedometer - Raymarine- ST 60+
  • Wind speed and direction - Raymarine- ST 60+
  • Navigation center
  • Autopilot
  • Compass - Ritchie
  • GPS - Raymarine E120
  • VHF - Icom- IC-M604 at Nav Station
  • Radar - Raymarine
  • TV set - Dynex
  • CD player - Jensen MSR3007
  • Cockpit speakers - Bose (Above and Below Deck))

Inside Equipment

  • Bow thruster
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Oven
  • Electric head
  • Refrigerator

Electrical Equipment

  • Shore power inlet
  • Generator - Portable 2000 W
  • Inverter - Xantrex- ProSine 2.0 Combination Charger/ Inverter

Outside Equipment/Extras

  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit table
  • Outboard engine brackets
  • Davits
  • Tender - 10.5' Avon with Yamaha 2-Stroke 8hp Outboards
  • Liferaft - 6 PAX- Needs Service
  • Electric windlass


  • Bimini Top
  • Mainsail cover
  • Spray hood
  • Lazy bag - Mizzen Only- Doyle Cradle Cover
  • Lazyjacks

Sail Inventory

  • Battened Main- Good Condition
  • Furling Genoa- Good Condition
  • Mizzen- New
  • Mizzen Staysail- Never Used
  • (No Fore Staysail included in inventory)


Below deck the nav table and galley are to starboard, while a private aft cabin with a large double berth and outboard hanging locker is to port. Forward of the aft cabin is a head with an electric flush and a separate shower.

The main saloon is spacious and comfortable with an L-shaped settee to Starboard, which converts to a double berth and a centerline double-leaf dining table. To Port is a single settee. Interior cushions have been updated and are in good condition

Forward of the main salon on the starboard side is the forward head and shower with separate vanity. The V-berth master cabin forward has a comfortable double berth with shelves outboard and drawers below. There is a hanging locker to Starboard with additional drawers to Port.


The U-shaped galley boasts lots of counter space and plenty of storage. The double stainless steel sinks are deep enough for use offshore and are conveniently located toward the centerline of the yacht. The 3-burner Broadwater propane stove with oven and broiler is fully gimbaled. The refrigeration and freezer system is operated by an engine driven compressor and is very spacious.


  • 6 AGM 105Ah Batteries installed 2017


  • Fuel: 2 X 20 Gallon; 1 X 30 Gallon
  • Fresh Water: 2 X 20 Gallon; 1 X 40 Gallon
  • Holding: 2


  • SS Rod Rigging
  • Helm Steering

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