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1988 Irwin 43 Mk III

St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States


-- Owner just made $10k price reduction --  

The Irwin 43 was one of the most successful designs from legendary designer and builder Ted Irwin. Designed to be ultimate Caribbean cruising yacht with solid performance under sail along with great live aboard attributes. She's just as comfortable at anchor as she is at the dock with an inline queen bed in the aft cabin. 

Some of her many features are; water maker, generator, Mack Pack for the main sail, ice maker, Espar forced air heat and much more. Since 1999, Trumpeter has been home to her owners, She has taken them from Seattle Washington, down the West coast, through the Panama Canal, to Key-west, Tampa, and on St. Simons, GA. She is proven blue water boat and is ready to take her new owners anywhere they want to go.

Owner says the boat must be sold and is ready to consider all offers!!

Basic Boat Info

Price: US$79,900 (Sale Pending)
Boat Name: Trumpeter
Make: Irwin
Model: 43 Mk III
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 45'6 ft
Waterline Length: 35'6 ft
Beam: 13'7 ft
Max Draft: 6'3 ft
Displacement: 26,000 lb
Ballast: 8,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JHHTBE
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 66hp
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Engine Hours: 2826


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 105 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Cruisers


Gulf Coast Yacht Sales - Irwin Co-Brokerage is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Dunbar Yachts LLC.

Accommodations and Layout

Accommodations for six people; two in forward cabin, one on port settee in main cabin and one on starboard settee, two in aft cabin. There are also two heads.

  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Pressure water
  • Manual sink pump fresh water
  • Three burner stove with oven propane
  • 12 volt air cooled refrigeration Sea Frost
  • Microwave
  • Ice maker 120 volt
  • Lots of storage
Hull and Deck
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Hard cockpit canopy
  • Bruce 44th anchor with 50' chain 3/8 chain
  • Delta 45th 150' 3/8 chain 150' nylon
  • Windlass Lofrans Tigers
  • Pole whisker
  • Sea anchor with bridal
  • Davits
  • Stainless steel ports new found
  • Drogue
Engine and Mechanical Equipment
  • Yanmar 4JHHTBE 66 HP
  • Max prop 3 blade
  • Anchor windlass Lofrans
  • Water maker spectra 150
  • Two electric bilge pumps 1500 and 2000
  • 110 volt small air compressor
  • Ice maker
  • Lots of spare engine parts
  • Racor pre filters
  • Espar DS forced air heat
  • (2) 8D AGM batteries life lines
  • 100 amp alternator two outputs
  • Northern Lights Generator 4.5KW 1329 hrs
  • (2) inverters 1500 and 1000 w
  • (2) 40 amp battery chargers
  • 270 watts solar two
  • wind generator Air Breeze
  • 30 amp shore power two 30 amp inputs
  • Compass
  • 2 VHF handhelds
  • GPS Garmin 441S
  • GPS Garmin 740S
  • Autopilot Garmin GHC 10
  • Ram Mic
  • LCD TV with DVD
  • On board computer
  • Stowe Depth
  • Radar H/D
Sails and Rigging
  • Mainsail 2 reef points good condition
  • #1 130% Genoa
  • #2 110% JIB
  • Storm Jib
  • Cruising Spinnaker
  • Mainsail cover Mack Pack
  • Standing rig replaced 2005
  • Whisker pole mounted on mast
  • Lazy jacks Mack Pack
  • Two manual heads
  • Outboard 9.8 HP two stroke 2009
  • Mercury 10'2" 2014
  • 6 man life raft is certified mounted on deck
  • Fenders dockline
  • Life vest

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.

This listing including all photographs is the property of Dunbar Yachts LLC and must not be reproduced or published on any other website without the express permission of Dunbar Yachts LLC.

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