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1993 Shannon Cutter

Rhode Island, United States


This Shannon 43 cutter "Aurora" was built in Rhode Island by Shannon Boat Company and is the one of the finest blue water cruising yachts available. It is the perfect boat to sail and live aboard anywhere in the world, while maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. The Shannon 43 was designed to expertly combine superb offshore sailing characteristics with good speed and exceptional seaworthiness. It is the most popular model of the Shannon line.

"Aurora" has undergone an extensive refit. The owner has retired from yachting and is motivated to sell.


This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS 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 representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: US$389,000
Boat Name: Aurora
Make: Shannon
Model: Cutter
Year: 1993
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Shannon Boat Co.
Designer: Walter Schulz
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Centerboard


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 43 ft
Waterline Length: 36'9 ft
Beam: 12'9 ft
Max Draft: 8'7 ft
Min Draft: 4.75 ft
Bridge Clearance: 63 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6'5 ft
Dry Weight: 27,500 lb
Ballast: 10,500 lb
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH3
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 75hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Engine Hours: 3761


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 105 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Cruisers


Ballast: 13,500 internal lead
Displacement: 27,500


Fresh Water: 200 gallons in 3 tanks

Fuel: 105 gallons in three tanks


The forward cabin has a full V-Berth with filler cushion and drawers below and louvered teak cabinets and bookshelves outboard. There are reading lights, 2 opening ports and a large hatch overhead for plenty of light and ventilation. Two hanging lockers and drawers provide ample storage for long passages.


Just aft of the forward cabin is a head with access from the forward cabin and the main cabin. The sink and vanity are seperate from the head and shower.


The main cabin has an L-Shaped settee to starboard and a straight settee to port - both covered in a plush green blue fabric. Above each settee are louvered cabinets and bookshelves. To port, behind louvered doors is an AM/FM and flat screen TV. The teak bulkheads have a satin finish. The cabin sole is solid teak and holly.


The galley features a Force 10 three burner with oven and broiler stove, deep double SS sink with pullout faucet and foot pump. Refrigeration is SeaFrost and is accessible from the top and the front for ease of use.  Three storage lockers and pantry.

  • ICOM IC-MC700 SSB Radio
  • Standard Horizon VHF in Nav station with a Standard Horizon RAM VHF remote in cockpit
  • TraceBattery Management System
  • Marinetics Electrical panel
  • Quad-Cycle charging regulator system
  • New Simrad Chart Plotter/radar/instruments in nav station and at helm
  • Espar forced-air heater
  • New fuel lines
  • New compressor
  • Racor 500FG fuel filter
  • Halon fire extinguishing system in the engine room
  • Power Max voltage regulator
  • Manual bilge pump 
  • New waste tank under V-Berth
  • Lewmar 62ST Primary Winches
  • Manual Whale bilge pump in cockpit
  • Insulated backstay for SSB
  • Harken Furler on headstay
  • Staysail on boom
  • Ideal windlass
  • Danforth and CQR anchors
  • Anchor washdown pump
  • Swim ladder

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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