Christensen Shipyards Signs New Megayacht, 43M Custom Series

West Coast Yachts For SaleBoasting more than 3,700 square feet (344 square meters) of alfresco space, a 142-footer (43-meter) is the newest new megayacht to be signed by Christensen Shipyards. She marks its first 43M Custom Series project.

While the series is new, and smaller than that of other series-built offerings from the West Coast yard, Christensen has built other 142s previously. These include Primadonna (now Aghassi) in 2002 and Namoh (now Lady Bee) in 1995. Like those megayachts, the new 142 is for American owners.

They and their friends will get to enjoy a main-deck master stateroom, two VIP staterooms, and two cabins that can feature twins or queens (the latter when the beds are pushed together). Seven to eight crew will also be accommodated, in four cabins. An elevator will connect all decks for convenience. Common areas like the saloon and skylounge should be comfortable, given the yacht’s 29’6″(9-meter) beam. Interior square footage will total 4,520 square feet (nearly 420 square meters).

As you’d expect, outdoor areas will encourage guests to enjoy the fresh air. A hot tub and a bar will be among the sundeck’s features, and no doubt some loose lounges will also be present when the helipad (touch-and-go only) isn’t in use. If it’s a bit too warm to stay up there, the owners and guests can head down one level to the outdoor dining area aft. Cool air will filter down from air-conditioning vents overhead.

The Christensen 43M Custom Series is expected to have a 16-knot top speed, powered by twin MTU 12V 4000 diesels. While some skinny waters may be off limits, due to the half-load draft of 7’6″ (2.28 meters), the megayacht shouldn’t meet difficulty accessing marinas and most ports worldwide. Her range will certainly put them in reach: 3,500 nautical miles.

The yacht will further be ABS classed and meet MCA requirements upon delivery in 2014.

Latest News & Events

Newport-Beach-California  

7 Reasons to Visit the Southern California Boat Show

Boating enthusiasts from Southern Californ…

Ice-Cream-Social  

Ice Cream Social For Yacht Crew

Maritime Professional Training and Denison Cr…

Steve Smith sold Oceanfast 132 superyacht  

Denison Sells 132-foot Oceanfast Superyacht

The 132-foot Oceanfast motoryacht “Lad…

Seattle Boats Afloat boat show Beneteau  

Denison Boats Shine at Coast-to-Coast Shows

This weekend saw heavy traffic on Denison boats…

Beneteau MC5 Running yacht  

Denison Attends Beneteau, Hatteras Events, Wins Prizes

Beneteau America has named Denison Yacht Sales…

Yachts for Sale  

August boat sales post double-digit gains

August boat sales surged 12.5 percent in the mai…

SS Sapona shipwreck Bimini  

Bimini shipwreck boasts colorful history

A highlight for many guests at Denison’s…

yacht superyacht running jetskis toys vacation charter  

8 Reasons Yacht Owners Charter Their Yachts

Anyone who’s ever met a yacht owner realizes p…

Beneteau Swift Trawler 30  

Beneteaus take center stage at Boats Afloat Show

The 38th annual Seattle Boats Afloat Show runs f…

Top 14 Off the Beaten Path Fishing Destinations  

Top 14 Off the Beaten Path Fishing Destinations

Every sportfisherman (and some people who don…

Beneteau MC5 powerboat yacht  

Boat sales rebound in August

After three months of sales being down, activit…

Beneteau Swift Trawler ST30 Passagemaker running  

Groupe Beneteau appoints new CEO for Americas

Groupe Beneteau has appointed George Armendar…

Site Archives