43' (13.11m)

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Dream Weaver
1988 43' SLOCUM Cutter Cutter Hilton Head Island South Carolina United States
$115,000 USD

The 1988 43' SLOCUM Cutter Cutter Dream Weaver is a sail boat for sale located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States.


NEW LISTING - Experienced blue water cruiser....

DREAM WEAVER is designed and outfitted for living aboard and offshore cruising.  Designed by Stan Huntingford, the Slocum 43 is a double ender that combines sea kindliness with ease of handling and fast and safe performance in all conditions.  Built at the Hai-O Yacht Building Yards in Taiwan to the American Bureau of Shipping standards, DREAM WEAVER will take you anywhere in you want to go, safely and comfortably.

DREAM WEAVER is a one owner boat, and has circumnavigated.  She is rigged to be easily sailed singlehanded, and is accommodating inside and out for family and crew.  This is one of the finest bluewater boats on the market, equipped for serious cruising, it is a modern classic.  Call today for an appointment to see DREAM WEAVER.

Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this 1988 43' SLOCUM Cutter Cutter Dream Weaver yacht for sale in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA today!

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LENGTH 43' (13.11m)
BUILT 1988
BEAM 12' 9" (3.89m)
DRAFT 5' 5" (1.65m)
LOCATION Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA
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Hand laid fiberglass with 20mm R62-80 Airex sandwich core.  Full length box section stringers along hull.  Bulkheads are marine grade ply w/Airex shock absorbing edge.  The deck is hand laid fiberglass w/Baltek balsa coring.  Lead keel (9,000 lbs) is flooded w/resin and 100% glassed over.





A proper sea galley with Force 10 3 burner propane stove w/oven and broiler, microwave, Grunert large capacity cold plate refrigerator and freezer, with redundant DC and engine driven compressors.  Large capacity front and top opening fridge and large capacity top opening freezer w/foot pump drains.  Double SS sinks w/pressurized hot and cold water,auxiliary fresh and salt water foot pumps.  Large countertops provide excellent working space, and nine drawers and plenty of cabinet space for dry goods storage.  A large overhead hatch and two opening ports for light and ventilation.


Located to starboard across from the galley, the nav station is large and forward facing, with exceptionally large space for electronics.  It also features a large storage locker underneath the desk, and a contoured seat with drawers under it.  Two opening ports allow great cross ventilation from the galley.  Two large lockers are directly behind the nav station, one is a wet locker, and a dry locker behind it with plenty of shelf storage.


Located to port, adjacent to the main companionway, the master cabin features a custom made queen size berth w/spacious storage below, two storage lockers, shelving, and storage drawers for personal items.Two opening ports, and overhead hatch, and DC fans provide excellent ventilation.


A large circular teak inlaid dinette table is located to port, with contoured seating around the table.  To starboard is a large settee that serves as a sea berth.  Storage under and behind all the seats is ample and easily accessible. 


Located forward of the main salon, the head compartment is a one piece molded fiberglass unit for easy maintenance, and features a shower/tub with a seat, toilet with a Y-valve to a stainless steel holding tank or overboard discharge.  there is also a large SS sink, mirror,, and storage cabinet


There is a large v-berth with excellent storage underneath.  A hanging locker and drawers are to starboard, and a custom SS work bench with a swing out seat.


The deck is large and offers safe and secure walk around with raised bulwarks, extra heavy stanchion bases, double lifelines w/boarding gates, full length teak handrails, SS mast pulpit, and all lines led aft to the cockpit for ease of sail handling.


A large and comfortable cockpit has self bailing oversize scuppers, comfortable seating, excellent visibility from all positions, a hot and cold shower, fold up table w/leaves,  pedestal steering, a large Ritchie SP5 Globemaster compass, Force 10 propane grill, closed cell foam cockpit cushions, and a large lazaretto that houses the Nautical dive compressor, refrigerator compressor, Sea Recovery water maker, with room to spare for gear.




  • Metalmast mast w/mainsail roller furling system
  • Spreader lights
  • SS Mast guards w/teak belaying pin rails, 8-SS belaying pins
  • Harken Genoa Furler
  • Insulated backstay and starboard shroud for SSB
  • Port and starboard Genoa and spinnaker halyards
  • Staysail halyard
  • Main halyard w/secondary external halyard
  • Spinnaker pole w/topping lift
  • Harken traveller system
  • Deck mounted sheet stoppers
  • Barient #48 ST Genoa winches
  • Barient #24 Main halyard winch
  • Barient #24 outhaul winch
  • Roller furling mainsail w/ flexible battens and positive roach - 2004
  • 150% Genoa - double stitched
  • 85% Yankee
  • Staysail
  • Radial spinnaker w/ATR - 2004
  • Storm trysail
  • Storm Staysail
  • Standing rigging replaced 2011




  • Perkins 4-108 51hp diesel - 5,000 hours, overhauled in 2007
  • Borg Warner Velvet Drive 2:1 reduction gear hydraulic transmission
  • Kid automatic fire extinguishing system in engine compartment
  • Heavy duty engine mounts
  • 1 1/2" diameter shaft tapered to ABYC standards
  • 18" diameter 3 blade MaxProp
  • PSS packess shaft bearing w/R&D flexible coupling
  • Vernalift muffler
  • Morse cable controls to Yacht Specialities pedestal
  • 120 gal fuel in 2 - SS baffled tanks w/dipsticks, crossover switch, inspection ports
  • Racor 10 micron element fuel filtration
  • Secondary Perkins 7 micron fuel filter




  • 150 gallons of water in 2-SS tanks, complete w/dipsticks, inner connector valve, quick release inspections ports.
  • Individual deck fills
  • 16 GPH Sea Recovery water maker
  • 1/2" diameter copper supply lines
  • 10 gal. water heater - 110v/engine heat exchanger
  • Marine toilet w/30 gal. holding tank, Y-valve for offshore overboard discharge
  • Par 36800 pressure pump w/accumulator tank
  • Back up foot pump for fresh water
  • Fresh and salt water foot pumps
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Shower sump w/10 gal tank, Rule pump w/float switch
  • Anchor wash down system w/Shurflo electric pump
  • 2 - Rule automatic bilge pump w/float switch
  • High water bilge alarms




  • 110v 35 amp Shore power system w/cord
  • Newmar electrical panel w/breakers, battery test switch, AC and DC volt and amp meters
  • Northern Lights 6KW generator w/sound shield - 1383 hours - replaced in 2007
  • 150 amp alternator
  • 4 - 4D 400 AH gel house batteries
  • Xantrax Link 20 battery monitoring system
  • Battery selector switches
  • 16000 BTU AC unit w/reverse cycle heat
  • 7 - Reading lights, 16 - Dome lights, 3 - indirect fluorescent lights, 3 - red courtesy lights
  • Switchable red/white dome lights over nav station
  • 6 - 12v fans
  • Aqua Signal nav lights, combination strobe light on masthead




  • Windbugger wind generator
  • Furuno 24 mile radar/display at nav station
  • Furuno GPS
  • Sitex GPS
  • Send and receive AIS
  • B&G Hydra 2 wind, speed, depth instruments, display at nav station and 2 in cockpit
  • Kenwood 4000 SSB/Ham radio
  • ICOM AH-2 HF automatic antenna tuner
  • PK 232 MBX Navtex/Amtor/Pactor/Sitor modem
  • Copper bonding conductor for SSB
  • Factory installed Dynaplate for SSB reception
  • ICOM VHF radio
  • Horizon VHF radio
  • Micrologic Loran
  • Link 2000 Battery monitor
  • Radio/CD player
  • Cetek hydraulic ram autopilot
  • Back-up Autohelm wheel autopilot




  • Nautic air compressor for scuba tank refills
  • 2 Scuba tanks w/related gear
  • DC and engine drive refrigeration
  • 12' Avon RIB w/foot pump and collapsible oars
  • Like new Tohsatsi 9.9hp outboard
  • Tohatsu 3hp outboard w/stern rail mounting
  • SS Bow and stern pulpits, double lifelines w/gates
  • Custom SS top rail around cockpit
  • 32" high SS stanchions
  • Maxwell Nilsson 3000 electric anchor windlass
  • Laminated boom gallows
  • Teak decks
  • Dorade vents on teak boxes w/SS guards
  • Double SS bow anchor rollers
  • Anchoring SS snubbing system
  • Teak trimmed cockpit table w/drink holders
  • Custom Bimini, dodger, complete enclosure, screens, and covers for windows
  • Dorade, hatch, and companionway covers
  • Companionway screens
  • Wheel and binnacle covers
  • Snap on cockpit cushions
  • Custom stern rail seat
  • 2 - 10 gal. propane tanks
  • Manual bilge pump in cockpit
  • Saltwater deck wash down
  • 5 - Hood hatches w/ teak screens
  • 11 - Opening ports w/screens
  • Switlik 6 man life raft w/survival equipment package
  • SOS 406 Precision EPIB/GPS Category II
  • PUR Survivor 06 watermaker in floating man-overboard satchel
  • Standard Horizon handheld VHF
  • 66 lb Bruce anchor w/400' of 3/8" BBB galvanized chain
  • 37 lb Fortress anchor
  • 44 lb CQR anchor w/200' of 3/4"rope rode, 25' of chain
  • 50 lb Fisherman anchor
  • Teak boarding ladder
  • Solid and louvered companionway inserts
  • Teak framed Lexan companionway inserts
  • Emergency tiller
  • 10 PFDs
  • Docklines, fenders
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Lifesling
  • 3 - Inflatable SOSpenders w/built in harnesses
  • 2 - Jacklines
  • Ring buoy

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Mike Thoney
St. Barts Yachts
3 Lockwood Dr Suite 301 Charleston, 29401 USA

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