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Race Charter

The Grand Soleil 43 is professionally maintained and available to be raced competitively in major regattas and offshore events in the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. She has all the inventory necessary for both competitive IRC racing and comfortable cruising. She is an excellent version of the Grand Soleil 43 and is in top condition.

Coding and crew numbers

The Grand Soleil 43 has 3 double cabins with two heads compartments, comfortably sleeping up to 9. She is MCA coded category 2 and ISAF coded to Cat 1 This yacht races with 13 crew and comes with an owner’s representative to help you get the most out of the yacht and help with any regatta or race arrangements.

Yacht Details

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Carbon Fusion M J2; Quantum
Carbon Fusion M ‘jib top’; Quantum
Dacron roller furling cruising jib; Quantum
Race Main Fusion M
Code 1 Fusion M
Code 2 Fusion M
Code 3 Fusion M
Code 4 Fusion M
A1, S2, S4, A5
Storm jib and trysail
Dacron cruising main with Selden cars

The Grand Soleil 43 has a full B&G H3000 instrument package and Expedition race software as well as Iridium satellite communications and AIS. She boasts a full safety inventory for offshore racing to ISAF Cat 1

3rd RORC Caribbean 600 IRC 2 2017

7th Antigua Sailing Week 2016

3rd RORC Caribbean 600 IRC 2 2016

6th ARC – Las Palmas to St.Lucia 2015

4th RSYC Extra Corona Island Double 2013

2nd Royal Southern June Regatta 2012

3rd Clarkson Cup Regatta 2012

3rd IRC National Championship IRC One 2011

1st Garmin Hamble Winter Series 2011

2nd IRC Solent PSC 2011

14th IRC National Championship IRC One 2010

7th Cork Week 2010

Spinnaker Skills

Race charter availability

Global Yacht Racing’s Grand Soleil 43 is available for skippered charter in the UK from May to September. In November she will both compete in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers starting in Las Palmas. She will then be racing in the Caribbean from January to May.

Cruising charter and sailing holidays

The Grand Soleil 43 is a fast blue water passage maker and provides roomy accommodation for groups and families. She is available for sailing in the UK south coast, Channel Islands and France trips as well as Caribbean Island cruising.

looking for more information?

If you would like to know more about our race charter or cruising charter packagers then please get in touch and we would be happy discuss your next sailing adventure

EMAIL: [email protected] 

PHONE: +44 07841 590714