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The Selene 43 is the introductory size Selene Trawler with a raised Pilothouse. This popular model features a forward V-Berth Master Stateroom and Guest Bunk Stateroom. The current owners have made a number of great additions and improvements to the boat. "Western Flyer" is a very smooth ride and features Naiad Stabilizers to make every trip comfortable.
The pilothouse is comfortable and has great visibility outside and access to her navigation systems is wonderful due to the expertise in their layout. Systems include:
The Navigation Electronics on "Western Flyer" are solid commercial grade units with redundancy in mind for safe passage making. Nav Systems and Electronics were chosen and laid out for ease of use and dependable operation. Care was taken so that Pilothouse and Fly Bridge station are complimentary and have a logical layout of screens and controls.
The master stateroom is located forward with a queen size berth and is easily the most quiet and relaxing areas on this yacht. The ensuite head is to starboard and has plenty of light and a bath tub. Under the berth is the bow thruster locker which is sealed off with a hatch providing a water tight compartment.
Just down three steps from the Salon to port is the companionway to the staterooms. The Guest stateroom is very comfortable. The custom folding door allows for a very open companionway or closes to provide nice private accommodations. Your guests will be comfortable in these large over under bunks.
The flybridge is spacious and well laid out with excellent running visibility from the Todd helm seats. There is a custom Forespar mast providing a base for the ship's Radar and Satellite TV antennas. Aft of the mast is plenty of space for the Caribe tender that is launched with the boom/electric winches.
The cockpit is accessed by the wide folding swim step. There are also side gates that eases boarding or stepping to the dock to secure mooring lines. The Cockpit and covered side decks are spacious and are safe and secure with non-skid decks, and high bulwarks. The teak caprail, clear of any fittings, is nicely varnished. Forward of the pilothouse is the Portuguese bridge with plenty of storage. The foredeck has plenty of space to launch and retrieve your anchor. Further features:
The Engine room is well laid out with good access to her many systems. Her Cummins engine is keel cooled and additional systems include:
A/B Ratio (full load) 2.60
S/L Ratio (top speed) 1.65
S/L Ratio (cruising speed) 1.42
D/L Ratio (full Load) 381
CB (block coefficient) 0.33
CP (prismatic coefficient) 0.67
The Selene Trawler electrical system is known to be a robust design, complex in layout but remarkably friendly to use. The owner has carefully had these systems upgraded to meet his cruising needs. These systems include: