43 Sun Odyssea DS

$229,000 CAD

Ladysmith, BC

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssea 43 DS is a rare ocean cruiser with easy sail handling and spirited performance. One owner since new. First time to market, and offered by an experienced yachting couple. Never chartered. Well equipped and proudly maintained and updated, this Jeanneau Sun Odyssea 43 DS is recently serviced, and is waiting for your cruising adventure. Features on this vessel include 75 hp diesel engine, Hurricane hydronic heat, in-mast furling main, electric working winch, upgraded lead keel, an incredible amount of storage, chart plotter, autopilot, custom dodger and bimini, tender with outboard. This is a stunning vessel that show much younger than a 2003. She is worth a careful look.

To view this vessel or for additional information, please contact David Worland, CPYB at (604) 687-8943 or (604) 787-7719 (mobile). Available seven days a week.

Location Ladysmith, BC
Condition Used
Category Cruisers
Overall Length 42' 2"
Year 2003
Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Beam 13' 8"
Engine Power 75 HP
Displacement 21,054 pounds


Fuel Tanks 53 gallon
Water Tanks 145 gallon
Holding Tanks 21 gallon

Engine 1

Make & Model Yanmar 4JH3T3
Type Inboard
Fuel diesel
Power 75 horsepower
Hours 3350
Propeller Type 3 Blade, Bronze

In production until 2006, the Sun Odyssea 43 DS was a super popular design for its spacious accommodations, a salon flooded with natural light, fabulous storage solutions, and ease of short handed sailing. With two large cabins, each with private ensuite heads, the Sun Odyssea 43 DS is a great yacht for a cruising couple who wants to occasionally accommodate, and pamper, visiting family or guests.


Board direct to the cockpit via the opening in the transom. Spacious cockpit with steps up to the side decks and forward, uncluttered with shrouds set inboard.

Down steps to the bright interior with master cabin aft, ensuite head and shower stall to port, galley to starboard, full beam salon next, nav table to port, guest cabin forward, also with a vanity and second private ensuite head to port.

  • Sony stereo system with interior and exterior speakers
  • Headroom throughout ranges from 1.88 m to 2.11 m (6’ 2” to 6’ 11”)
  • curtains for all windows and port lights
  • roller blinds and screens for all overhead hatches

This is a two cabin, two head layout. Both cabins are quite large for a 43-foot yacht.

The owners cabin is aft can be accessed by either side of the companionway. It is one of the most spacious aft cabins in an aft-cockpit design. There is a queen berth, individual reading lights, opening port lights, a broad shelf on each side of the berth, settees port and starboard, hanging lockers and shelf lockers.

The private owners head is to port with a large shower stall, manual marine toilet, basin, and storage lockers.

The guest cabin is forward, also with a queen berth, shelves, hull windows. opening overhead hatch, a settee, vanity, hanging locker and numerous storage lockers including a large hanging locker.

The guest head is to port, with a basin with storage, a manual marine toilet, and shower.


Descend to the salon from the cockpit down a broad stairway. The salon floor is cleverly elevated just slightly so all on board can enjoy the broad vistas and the natural light such designs are known for.

The U-shaped settee is to starboard, wrapped around a large table. Along with two very comfy seats to port, also with a table, can very comfortably seat six diners with ample room.

  • storage locker under table for glassware
  • front opening window and overhead hatch
  • curtains and blinds for all windows and overhead hatches
  • storage under forward port seat for large galley items
  • bar storage under aft port seat (this seat doubles as the nav table seat)
  • storage lockers outboard port and starboard

The galley is to starboard at the foot of the companionway with abundant working space, lots of storage and refrigeration. The deck salon windows bring in an incredible amount of natural light and are nicely positioned to afford great views.

  • overhead and task lighting
  • glass partition between galley sinks and counter area; decorative, but also protects the salon settee
  • natural ventilation through an opening portlight and an overhead hatch
  • double stainless steel sinks
  • three-burner gimbaled propane stove with oven, an upgrade from the standard two-burner
  • large refrigerator and freezer with both top-loading side loading access
  • additional storage in bins under the galley floor, accessed via hinged floor panels
  • marine propane safety solenoid control
Nav Station

The nav station is to port and faces forward with solid wood table, storage shelves, and a convenient locker under the table large enough for charter and guide books

  • AC / DC breaker panel
  • electrical monitoring gauges
  • furnace thermostat
  • navigation and communication equipment (see “Electronics and Navigation” below)
Deck Gear
  • pedestal steering console with leather-wrapped stainless steel steering wheel
  • helm binnacle with stainless handrails and instrument pod
  • cockpit table with drink locker and folding leaves
  • aluminum toe rail
  • six aluminum mooring cleats
  • Lofrans electric windlass
  • stainless steel anchor roller
  • 60 m (200’) anchor chain plus 53 m (175’) rode
  • 16 kg (35 lb) CQR anchor
  • walk-through transom
  • double lifelines with port, starboard and aft gates
  • propane BBQ
  • large transom storage locker
  • two good size cockpit lockers
  • Sunbrella dodger with external grab rail, and bimini with connector all on 1" stainless steel tubing (dodger fabric new 2019)
  • 3.1 m (10’ 2") 2011 West Marine fibreglass RIB tender
  • 8 hp Yamaha outboard motor
  • outboard motor storage bracket on pushpit railing
  • custom stainless steel outboard motor lifting arm and hoist
  • Lifesling MOB overboard rescue system
  • stainless steel stern reel with approx 300' line
  • hot and cold cockpit shower
  • folding stainless steel swim ladder
  • emergency tiller
  • fenders and mooring lines
Sails and Rigging

All sail control lines are led aft to cockpit through sheet stoppers

  • super-convenient in-mast furling mainsail UV protection
  • roller furling genoa
  • Profurl furling system
  • Harken STEC 44.2 electric halyard / working winch
  • Harken 48 self-tailing primary winches
  • Harken genoa cars, adjustable under load from cockpit
  • double spreader mast head spar
  • rigid vang
  • fixed split backstay
Electronics and Navigation

At nav station:

  • Toshiba laptop running Nobletec with dedicated GPS bobble
  • Standard Horizon Intrepid VHF radio
  • Raymarine C70 colour GPS chartplotter

At helm:

  • Raymarine ST6000 autopilot control head
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind System (true and apparent wind speed and direction)
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata (speed, depth log)
  • Standard Horizon RAM+ full-functioning VHF remote
  • Plastimo binnacle compass
Electrical System

AC and DC power services the vessel through circuit breaker panels with appropriate voltage and ampere gauges showing voltage, ampere usage, and ampere charging rate. 110VAC is provided by 30 Amp shore connection or through the inverter.

House and engine batteries are charged via the inverter / charger while connected to shorepower, or via the engine driven alternator while under power.

  • 120VAC and 12VDC systems controlled via breakers at the nav station
  • Cristec 50 Amp charger
  • 2.5 kW Xantrex Freedom Jazz inverter
  • Xantrex Statpower remote inverter control panel
  • 870 Amp alternator
  • 3 x house batteries: new 2018
  • separate dedicated engine start battery
  • 2 x 50' 30 Amp shore power cords plus adapters
Engine and Mechanical

The engine space is beneath the companionway stairs and cockpit. The stairway and the panels all around the space open up for outstanding service access.

  • 75 hp Yanmar 4JH3TE diesel engine with shaft and strut; a factory upgrade from the standard 56 hp engine
  • single lever gear and throttle control
  • engine panel with hour meter, tach, temp, oil pressure, and fuel level gauges
  • 3,350 engine hours (May 2020)
  • new cutlass bearing, 2020
  • Hurricane hydronic heat system with fan controls in each cabin, and vents in each head
  • summer loop to Hurricane system where hot water tank can be heated together or independent of each other
  • each shower has a dedicated sump and pump
  • 201 litre (53 US gal) fuel tank
  • 549 litre (145 US gal) fresh water in three tanks
  • 41 litre (11 US gal) hot water tank
  • 2 x 80 litre (21 US gal) holding tanks

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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Disclaimer: 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 investigatge such details as the buyer desires validated. Price, if shown, may not include applicable state or government fees, taxes, destination charges, preparation charges, or finance charges (if applicable). Final actual sales price may vary depending on options or accessories selected. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, manufacturer revision, or withdrawal without notice.

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