Still Inseperable | Shannon 43' 1985

Portland, ME

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Yacht Name: Still Inseperable
Builder: Shannon
Model: 43
Year: 1985
Location: Portland, ME
Asking Price: $199,990
Hull Material: Fiberglass

"Still Inseparable" is one of Shannon’s best-designed blue water cruising boats. She is outfitted with long distance cruising in mind with power provided by a diesel generator, solar and wind generation, satellite phone, large fuel and water capacity and a water maker. Her galley features new countertops with molded stainless-steel sink, two Isotherm refrigerator drawers and Isotherm freezer that use minimal power for efficient operation, pantry, 24 bottle wine cellar, and generous storage. Two staterooms with en-suite heads provide privacy for guests. All new PEX plumbing lines installed in 2016 along with a fresh water hot and cold cockpit shower. This is a classic cruiser that makes offshore and coastal sailing like being at home on the sea.


Length: 43'
Beam: 13' 3
Draft: 4' 9
Water Tank Capacity: 200 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 80 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 35 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar (2006)
Engine Model: 4JH3-TE
Power: 75 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3697 Hours


Still Inseparable features a two-stateroom, two-head interior with cherry joinery and a teak and holly sole.

The forward cabin is separated from the main salon by a privacy door that leads to a comfortable "V" berth with custom Tempurpedic mattress, new 2013. There are four large cabinets under the berth, a 3-drawer bureau, two long shelves over the berth and one hanging locker.

The head with access from the cabin and salon, contains a marine toilet, sink, vanity, cabinet, lockers, telephone shower and teak shower grate. Waste leads to holding tank which can be emptied at sea via a macerator pump or at the dock pump-out.

Aft of the forward head to starboard is a food pantry and utility closet. To port are a hanging locker and four-drawer cabinet.

The salon is a midships and features a "L" shaped settee to starboard with a teak dining table and a long settee to port. Both settees pull out to make single berths with lee cloths.  Above are bookshelves and louvered cabinets for storage. Below the port settee is a 24-bottle wine cellar. With the cherry wood bulkheads, teak and holly sole plus high gloss headliner, a wonderful ambiance is created. There are opening ports for ventilation and four reading lights and two brass oil lamps, four reading lights, a Weem & Plath barometer, a Seth Thomas clock and two brass oil lamps.

The navigation station is to starboard and features an opening chart table, electrical panels and comfortable bench seat that doubles as a file cabinet.

Across to port is the aft head with a private access door from the aft cabin. There is a pressurized freshwater flush toilet, vanity, telephone shower, mirror and sink.  There is plenty of storage in numerous lockers.

The aft cabin has a double berth with custom mattress and four drawers under, a bureau with four drawers, a hanging locker and shelves to port.

  • Number of single berths: 2
  • Number of double berths: 2
  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Number of heads: 2


Galley & Inside Equipment

  • Hot water heater
  • Heater/Air Conditioner, Marine Air Systems
  • Oven/Stove with 3 Burners, Force 10
  • 2-Drawer Refrigerator, Isotherm, 12v/115v, new 2014
  • Drop-in Deep Freezer Cabinet, Isotherm, 12v/115v, new 2016
  • Watermaker, Cruise RO Water SM-20, new 2013
  • PEX freshwater plumbing lines, new 2016
  • Freshwater Flush Head in aft head, Raritan, new 2016
  • 2-Electric bilge pumps, High and Low
  • Macerator Pump, new 2016
  • All interior lighting is LED
  • Compass in each cabin


Nav Station

  • Iridium Extreme satellite phone, new 2013
  • Icom SSB Radio Telephone, Model MC-M700PRO
  • Standard Horizon VHF, Model Explorer GX 1600, new 2013
  • Garmin 2206 GPS multiscreen display
  • Tri Star battery monitor
  • Clock and barometer
  • WIFI extender, Bullet, new 2013
  • Electrical Panel, 12v and 115v circuits
  • Teak Desk with storage
  • Tank Tender for water and fuel tanks



  • Dodger
  • Bimini with sunshades
  • Cockpit cushions, new 2013
  • 2-Cockpit tables (1-large, 1-small, teak)
  • 1- Drink Holder, 4-spaces, Teak
  • Cockpit Shower, hot & cold water
  • Manual Bilge Pump, Whale Gusher
  • Sail Lockers, port and starboard
  • Two Cubbies for storage (winch handles, sunscreen, etc.)
  • Propane Locker under helm seat
  • Liferaft compartment under cockpit sole
  • Centerboard winch



  • Varnished Teak Steering Wheel
  • Edson Pedestal
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Multiscreen, Raymarine Model e125, mounted on bulkhead, new 2013
  • Radar, Raymarine, Model RD424D, new 2015
  • AIS Class B Transceiver, Raymarine AIS700, new 2019
  • Wind Display, Raymarine i60
  • Speed, Depth and Sea Temperature Display, Raymarine ST60
  • VHF Remote, Standard Horizon RAM3, new 2013
  • Auto Pilot, Simrad AP21



  • Turbo Diesel Engine, 75 hp, Yanmar Model 4JH3-TE, New 2006, 3,697 hours
  • Racor 500FG fuel filter with Lift Pump
  • 150-amp alternator with regulator
  • Max Prop 3-blade, 18” feathering propeller, factory rebuild 2018
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive



  • Electrical Circuits - 12v and 120v
  • Shore Power inlet
  • CATV Inlet
  • Generator, 8kW, Phaser, new 2013
  • 2-Solar Panels, 250W, Kyocera, Model KC-125TM,
  • Wind Generator, 400W, Air X Marine, factory rebuild 2015
  • 6-AGM Batteries, 12v, new 2018
  • Galvanic Isolator, Model GI-50, new 2014


Hull & Deck

Shannon has long been known to build solid one-piece hulls with no keel bolts. They have been using the best technology of the day to create a very strong and handsome classic yacht.

Over the years they have perfected the keel/centerboard design which allows for the ability to explore and anchor in shallower waters plus have a deep draft for offshore or windward work.

  • Bow Thruster, Vetus, new 2013
  • Electric Windlass, vertical mount, Ideal, 12v
  • 65 lb. Mantus anchor with chain and rode, Chain new 2013, Anchor new, 2017
  • 37 lb. Fortress anchor with chain and rode
  • Double lifelines
  • 3 large opening hatches with screens and covers
  • 2 smaller opening hatches w/ screens
  • 4 polished chrome dorades
  • Teak handrails
  • Jacklines
  • Saltwater washdown pump
  • Shannon diamond patterned non-skid on deck
  • Swim Ladder, SS
  • BBQ, SS, Rail mount
  • Outboard Engine Bracket, rail mounted
  • Deck Wash, sea water
  • 2-Rub Rails
  • Bronze Thru-Hulls



  • Fully battened Mainsail with Harken Batten System sail track
  • Furling 80% Yankee Jib, UK Sailmakers, new 2013
  • Furling Staysail
  • Storm Jib with separate sail track



  • All standing rod rigging
  • Running rigging upgraded when needed
  • Whisker Pole stored on mast fitting, Forespar LC-13-24-UTS-UTR, new 2015
  • Boom Vang, Yacht Rod
  • Sail Zip Pack with Lazyjacks, Hallett, new 2016



  • Electric Winch, house mounted for Mainsail halyard and sheet, Harken 900, new 2013
  • 2-Primary Sheet Winches, electric, coaming mounted, self-tailing, Lewmar 58
  • 2-Staysail Winches, coaming mounted, self-tailing, Lewmar 43
  • 1- Reefing Lines Winch, house mounted, self-tailing, Lewmar 43
  • 2- Traveler Winches, house mounted, self-tailing, Harken 16
  • 3- Halyard Winches, mast mounted, self-tailing, Lewmar 30



  • Covers for toe rails, hatches, dorade boxes, bow sprit, handrails, and full cockpit enclosure, new 2016/17



  • Winslow 6-person Offshore Liferaft, new 2014 (Needs recertification)
  • EPRIB 406
  • Fiorentino Offshore Para-Ring Para-Anchor with 300’ rode and trip line, new 2015
  • Mast mounted LED Running and Anchoring Lights
  • Radar Reflector
  • Flares and flare gun
  • 6-PFD’s, auto-inflating
  • 6-Safety Harnesses
  • 2-Personal GPS Locators
  • Storm Sea Anchor
  • Ditch Bag
  • 1-Lifesling
  • 1-Life Ring
  • 2-Jacklines


Dinghy & Outboard

  • 8’8” North Atlantic Inflatables PVC Tender, new 2018
  • Nissan 5-hp 4 stroke outboard engine, Model NSF-5AS
  • Dinghy anchor and rode


Manufacturer Provided Description

Exceptional sailing performance and a customized interior make the Shannon 43 the foremost yacht for coastal cruising or long-distance passage-making. While offering a traditional look above the waterline, the Shannon 43 exemplifies state-of-the-art design and construction techniques. She is fast on all points of sail, seaworthy, and comfortable. A boat for two-person sailing and liveaboard, with two private staterooms and dual head arrangements, she provides accommodations for owners and guests. The underwater hull design is available in either a keel centerboard or fixed draft version and the choice of rig is an easily-handled double headsail cutter or double headsail ketch. Every Shannon is delivered fully commissioned with an extensive list of standard equipment ready for an extended voyage.The underwater hull design is a keel centerboard design and the rig is an easily handled double headsail cutter.