Catamaran For Sale -- Leopard 43 (Fiji)

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Asking: $345,000 (USD) Location: Savu Savu, Fiji (Fiji)
S/V Tusitala is a Savu Savu, Fiji based 2007 Leopard 43 Catamaran For Sale By Owner
This catamaran owner requires financial settlement only. Trades will not be considered.
This seller is open to offers via CatamaranSite escrow.

S/V Tusitala is a Fiji-based 2007 Leopard 43 catamaran for sale by the owner. This is a safe and dependable catamaran, a solid performer that is easy to handle. She is equipped and ready to go.

Her four-cabin, four-head layout affords comfort and privacy, with room for guests to join in the adventure. The inviting cockpit integrates her guests with the view and breezes and will be a gathering point for many pleasurable social events.

The louvered salon windows afford full visibility while shading the salon from direct sunlight. The helm is functional and efficient, with a commanding view of all corners of the boat. The sugar-scoop sterns make the clear and refreshing waters easily accessible to guests and crew, while also making fishing a joy and dinghy boarding safe and easy.

The Leopard 43, is well regarded as she’s Built in Cape Town, South Africa by Robertson and Caine, with robust South African Standards and received glowing reviews in major sailing magazines. She has a spacious layout of 4 cabins, each originally designed with a full en-suite bathroom, a very large salon, and a galley-up design. The salon table easily sits 8-10 guests and converts into an additional double bed. the navigation area is starboard, facing aft.

Tusital has enough solar and lithium batteries so that you never need to run the Generator, even to make water. The 12V Spectra system is quiet and can easily run off solar. The robust solar system supports heavy electrical demands of instant, microwave, toaster, vacuum, laptops, lights, autopilot, and navigation.

Each of the cabins has large double berths, the forward cabins with walk-around access, an overhead opening hatch, a hanging locker, a settee with storage, overhead lighting, reading lights, and 12V cabin fans. Each head has a wash basin, oversized toilet bowls, and a large shower with a manual sump pump and hanging shower head fitting. The U-shaped galley-up allows the chef to enjoy the panoramic view while interacting with guests and crew. Large storage accommodations, and ample work surfaces, make provisioning and preparation easy. Ventilation aboard the Léopard 43 is excellent, thanks to the opening front windows, a must in tropical climates. 

S/V Tusitala features dependable and economical Yanmar engines, trouble-free shaft drive, and has received new Standing rigging, new running rigging, new trampolines, new window shades, enclosure, watermaker rebuilt, sail bag, lazy jacks, new Sunbrella on genoa, traveler and rebuilt furler. 2280 watts solar added, 6 Victron charge controllers, and a new life raft

This is a worthy member of the family of the enormously successful Simonis-Voogd designs, the four-cabin Leopard 43 is highly sought after by charterers and owners worldwide, and she is already located in paradise!!

Recent Updates and Upgrades

  • New in July 2022
  • New Bottom Paint
  • Portable DC Freezer
  • New steering cables
  • Cockpit Enclosure
  • Watermark Rebuilt
  • New in January 2022
  • 2280 Watts Solar
  • 6 Victron Charge Controllers
  • Bluetooth Shunt
  • DC to DC chargers
  • Rocna 33 Anchor
  • Fuel tanks Polished
  • Trampolines
  • Window Shades
  • Life Raft
  • New in Dec 2021
  • Standing Rig
  • Running Rig
  • Sail Bag
  • Lazy Jacks
  • New Sunbrella on Genoa
  • Traveler Car and Line
  • Rebuilt Furller
  • RO UV Water Filter
  • Mast Head
  • Deck light
  • Steaming Light
  • Wind Vane
  • Mew interior LEDs
  • New in 2021
  • 800 Amps lithium batteries
  • New in 2020
  • Rebuilt Gearboxes
  • Mixing Elbows
  • Cutlass Bearing and Housings
  • Head Pumps
  • New Starter Batteries
Catamaran Name: S/V Tusitala
Model: 43
Year Built: 2007
Builder: Robertson and Caine Cape Town, South Africa
Designer: Alex Simonis and Maaten Voogd
Construction: GRP Vacuum bagged Balsa sandwich
Loa: 42ft 6in / 12.95M
Lwl: 37ft 9in / 11.50M
Beam: 22ft 9in / 6.93M
Headroom: 6ft 6" / 2.0M
Draft: 4ft 7in / 1.4M
Displacement: 19,030 lbs/8,845kg
Mast Height: 63ft / 19.20M
Fuel Tanks: 95
Water Tanks: 210
Holding Tanks: 2
Cabins: 4
Heads: 4
Galley Location: Up
Engines: 2 X Yanmar Diesel Engines
Engine Hours: 4500
Fuel Consumption: .5 gallons per hour
Sails: Slab reef main
Furling Genoa
Spinnaker W/snuffer

Catamaran Inventory


  • Fiberglass Hull and Deck
  • Skeg Mounted Rudder
  • Direct Shaft Drive


  • 4 Double Cabins
  • 2 Single V Berths
  • 2 16000 BTU Dometic AC and Heaters
  • Removable Window Screens


  • Convertible Table
  • Seating for 6
  • 36 in Flat Screen TV
  • Washer Dryer Combo


  • 2 Burner Stove
  • Oven and Broiler
  • 8 Cubic ft Seafrost Fridge (needs work)
  • 6 cubic ft Seafrost freezer (needs work)
  • Double Basin Sink
  • Black Corian Counters
  • RO / UV Water Purifier
  • Ice Maker
  • Instapot
  • Microwave
  • Toaster


  • Seating for 8
  • Outside Propane/Electric refrigerator
  • Norcold Freezer
  • Hardtop
  • Clear Plastic Enclosure (new 2022)
  • Roll Up Shades
  • Cockpit Cushions


  • Raymarine HD Radar
  • Plastimo Compass
  • Raymarine e127 12 in Screen Chart Plotter
  • 2022 Navionics Chip South Pacific
  • 2022 Navionics Chip Pacific US and Mexico
  • Auto Helm Series
  • Raytheon ST7001
  • Tridata ST60+
  • Icom SSB / ham radio
  • Iridium Go Satellite Phone
  • VHF
  • AIS
  • 39in Flat screen TV Salon
  • 24in TV in Master Cabin
  • AM/FM/CD player with saloon and cockpit speakers


  • Kubota 3.5 KW Genset
  • 12VDC/120VAC system voltage
  • 800 Ah lithium Batties (new 2020)
  • 6 X 380 watt Solar (new 2022)
  • 6 Victron MPPT Solar Controls (new 2022)
  • Victron Blue Tooth Shunt (new 2022)
  • 2 X 80Amp 12V alternators
  • 2000 Watt Pure Sign Wav Inverter (With identical spare new in box)
  • 2 X 30A Shore Power Cable
  • 120v AC Outlets Throughout
  • 12v DC Outlet Sockets Nav Panel and Helm
  • LED Lighting (new 2022)
  • Salon and Stairway LED Lights
  • Fans in Cabins and Salon
  • Led Underwater Lights (new 2022)

Deck & Hull

  • Trampolines (new 2022)
  • Starboard Helm Station
  • Stainless Paddle Board Rack
  • Sunbrella Sun Shades at Sides and Rear of Cockpit
  • Fresh Water System for Dock Water and Spigots
  • 25-foot hose
  • Dedicated Propane Storage
  • 4 Current LPG Tanks
  • Bauer Dive Compressor (Driven by the Genset)
  • Dive Tank Storage
  • Hot and Cold Transom Shower
  • Exterior Speakers

Sails & Rigging

  • Sloop Rig
  • (New Standing rig 2021)
  • Fully Battened Main Sail with Antal sliders
  • 2 Reef Points
  • Mainsheet (2:1) Purchase (new 2021)
  • Mainsheet Traveler Line (4:1) (new 2021)
  • Lewmar traveler (new 2021)
  • Slab Reefing Genoa (new Sunbrella 2021)
  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker (new 2021)
  • Profurl Roller Furling (2021 rebuilt)
  • Lewmar 44 self tailing Halyard Winch
  • Lewmar 50 self tailing Genoa Winch
  • Stackpack (new 2021)

Engines & Mechanical

  • 2 Yanmar 3-cyl 3JH4 39hp Diesel Engines
  • Engine hours: (Unknown)
  • Yanmar KM35A Transmission
  • 30mm Shaft Drives (New Cutless Bearings 2020)
  • 2 Three-bladed Fixed Propellers
  • Spectra Catalina 300 12gal Per Hr Water Maker (rebuilt 2022)
  • Water Make runs completely off solar!
  • 40 PSI freshwater pump (Identical replacement pump new in box)
  • Water capacity: 211gal / 800L
  • Fuel Tanks: 95gal / 360L


  • 2012 Mercury 14’
  • Evinrude ETec 30 HP
  • Dinghy Plains with 8 People

Navigation Equipment

  • Raymarine E Series touchscreen e127 12in Screen Chart Plotter
  • Navionics Chip 2022 South Pacific Maps
  • Navionics Chip 2022 US West Coast to Mexico Maps
  • Sextant


  • 6 Man Life Raft (new 2022)
  • 2 Crew Saver Inflatable Life Vests
  • Several Conventional Life Jackets
  • Throwable Yellow Ring
  • 4 X Chemical Fire Extinguishers

Anchor & Docking

  • Electric Windlass
  • Boat Hook
  • 4 Fenders
  • Rocna Anchor 33KG (new 2021)
  • 300 ft 10 mm Galvanized Chain
  • Bruce Anchor 33 lb.


  • 2 Boogie boards
  • 2 SUP
  • 1 kids kayak
  • 1 surfboard
  • 1 wakeboard
  • 1 skurff board
  • 1 Tube
  • 4 offshore fishing rods and reels
  • 7 sets of snorkel gear
  • Fising Tackle
  • All the tools and spares you need for cursing south pacific