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Leopard 43 PC - The most popular powercat

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This model is the best-selling powercat from South African builder Robertson & Caine - 139 units built as opposed to 137 for the 51 PC. From 2015 through 2020, a good half of these were delivered to The Moorings in charter management, the other half going into private hands. In these times of high demand on the new-boat market, the availability of Leopard 43 PCs is in turn reduced: the few models that come up for sale are snapped up very quickly!

The Leopard 43 PC is the generic term for two distinct models. First of all, there was the version intended for private individuals, most often in a three-cabin version, and then the powercats destined for the charter company The Moorings. Most of these latter models are named Moorings 434 PC with four cabins. The 433 PC version has only three cabins and is seen mostly in the Caribbean. The Leopard 43 PC is no longer in build (it is shortly to be replaced by the Leopard 46 PC) and the first few are now coming off charter after 5 years of use. This powercat is a distant cousin of the Leopard 40 sailboat: the interiors are identical - minus the mast support strut - and were available in 3 or 4-cabin versions. On deck, the lines are similar, but the powerboat features a rigid foredeck and notably, a flybridge with a decent surface area and the helm station to starboard. First of all, let’s specify that this is the only helm station... The 43 PC is thus a boat rather suited to use in areas with a tropical climate or in the Mediterranean during the summer season, especially if night passages is envisaged. But despite the family resemblance with the Leopard 40 above the surface of the...

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