43' Hans Christian 1985



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43' Hans Christian 1985 Layla




LAYLA is a spectacular example of a truly blue water cruising yacht with all the necessary attributes that one would want on a cruising yacht.  Her knowledgeable owners have kept her in excellent mechanical condition as they have  been cruising extensively throughout the Islands.

Set sail and realize your dreams across the horizon, any horizon that you can think of.
The LAYLA was designed and built to be a comfortable, sea worthy and safe yacht,.  She is capable of sailing any ocean in the world. Her hull design incorporating a full keel and over built hull ensures a comfortable motion and safety at sea. The interior; layout and beautiful traditional yacht finish provide a warm and safe home either at the dock or at sea. Well equipped and ready to sail. Her owners put a lot of thought into what was necessary to cruise in safety and comfort.
Renowned for their strength and sea kindliness and admired for their good looks, the Hans Christian sailboats have a strong following among cruising sailors

LAYLA is a definite head turner in any port.



Hans Christian



Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



13' 10"

Engine Details:

Yanmar 4JH3E

Engine 1:

2004 2930.00 HRS 56.00 HP

Engine 2:

2004 2930.00 HRS 56.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

100 GAL

Water Capacity:

125 GAL


This 43 traditional has the desirable double pullman foward berth and a two head layout described as follows: Forward area with cabinet contains windlass on/off control panel, cabinet area with belay pins for line storage locker followed aft by a tiled shower stall (shower sump below) and head (connected to mascerator and holding tank ). Next aft to starboard is vanity sink and cabinet, and followed to port is the double pullman berth with hanging lockers opposite to starboard.

The main salon has a large settee to starboard. Opposite to port is a large teak dining table surrounded by “U-shaped” seating. Aft of the main salon to port is the large galley equipped with double stainless steel sinks supplied with pressurized fresh water, with additional manual salt and freshwater faucets. Galley has marble countertops with top and bottom loading refrigerator, and top loading freezer. Adjacent is the gimbaled 3- burner stove with oven/broiler. Dry storage bin is adjacent to stove.

Opposite the galley to starboard is the navigation station with forward facing bench seat (with storage beneath) and equipped with GPS, ICOM DSC equipped VHF, ICOM SSB, Raymarine Radar, Stereo, and connectors for computer/AIS/Pactor modem, etc. Central electrical panel is also located here.

Directly aft to starboard is the second head with vanity/sink. Opposite to port is the second stateroom (double).


Hot and cold pressure water system, and manual freshwater foot pump

Seward hot water tank new 2013 

Salt water Whale TipToe foot pump at galley (new 2016)

Three burner Galley Maid propane stove with oven

Glacier Bay 12 volt refrigerator (top and side opening) with freezer (new controllers 2012)

Double Stainless Steel sinks

Marble countertop

Abundant storage

Built in spice racks


Electronics and navigation

Ritchie binnacle ship’s compass at helm

Windex 15 windvane on mast head (new 2012)

Aqua Signal Tricolor/Anchor light on mast head (new 2015)

Raymarine ST 60 instruments, wind direction, speed, depth

New mast anemometer 2015 

Raymarine Pathfinder SL72 radar

ICOM M504A VHF DSC-radio with a mast head antenna, and Command-Com auxillary at helm (new 2012)

ICOM MXA-5000 AIS receiver at nav station (new 2013)

ICOM SSB M802 with AT-140 tuner and SCS PTC IIex Pactor modem/internet connector (factory inspected/repaired 2013)

Shakespeare VHF antenna (new 2012)

Garmin 545s GPS chartplotter in cockpit

Furuno GP-32 GPS at nav station (new 2012)

Simrad Autopilot with control at helm (with AP28 Control Head, AC42 computer, RC42N compass, and HLD hydraulic linear drive, new 2015)

Fusion stereo with FM, AM, CD player and auxillary input

Toshiba flatscreen TV with DVD




12 volt and 110 volt systems

Four Trojan T1275 deep cycle (600 AH) house batteries (new 2016)

Deka 27M6 starting battery (new 2016)

Xantrex Freedom 25 charger/inverter (2500 watt/30 A DC) with Xantrex Basic remote and LinkPRO digital monitor (remote and monitor new 2014)

Battery isolator (new switch 2016)

80 amp alternator

Kiss wind generator mounted on stern (refurbished 2015)

50 foot 30 amp power cord with deck inlet

12 volt cabin and running lights


Main sail with three reef points and sail cover (new cover 2015)

Roller furling head sail with sun cover (re-stitched 2016)

Staysail with sail cover (new cover 2015)

Main Sail (New 2004

Yankee (New 2004)


Dacron Genoa roller furling with sunshade

Lewmar winches  self tailing

Deck and Rigging


Harken roller furling head sail system

Schafer Lazy-Jack system for mainsail (new 2012)

316 Stainless steel standing rigging

Dacron running rigging

100’ main halyard (new 2012)

All winches are bronze self-tailing (refurbished 2016)

Muir Cheetah HR2500 12 volt anchor windlass with separate chain and rode capstains (refurbished 2012, spare chain capstain)

45 lb CQR anchor with 300 feet of HT chain

#55 Fortress anchor with 17 feet of HT chain and 300 feet of nylon rode

Stainless steel framed Sunbrella dodger and bimini (new 2011)

Sunbrella covers for hatches, winches, helm seat, propane chest, line chests, wheel, cockpit table, boom gallows, grill (new 2014)

Vinyl cockpit cushions (new 2011)

All hatches and opening ports are screened

Stainless steel swim ladder

Assorted dock lines, fenders and life vests

There are custom covers for all hatches, deck boxes, dodger, winches, the wheel and instruments.


Racor fuel filters (2)

SHAFT LOK Propeller shaft lock (2015)

Propeller shaft and cutlass bearing (1 ½ inch, new 2015)

Repitched prop (2011)

Pillow block (new 2011

Force 10 propane cabin heater

Katidyn PowerSurvivor 160E 12 volt watermaker (new membrane 2016)

Magma Kettle Gas Grill w/cover

12 volt and manual bilge pump

Pullman berth mattress and memory foam topper (new 2015

Deluxe shower fixture (new 2012)

Monitor self-steering Wind Vane installed on stern

Extra propane storage in deck box on the bow

Lazarette (large) storage to starboard

Spreader lights (new 2011)

Layla boat stamp


This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

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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