Kevin Welsh
Edwards Yacht Sales
1330 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 321.693.1642

1982 Mason 43 Cutter
Boat Type: Cruiser Address: Melbourne, FL, US Price: $129,000


Owned by Long Time Sailor who cruised
East Coast to Maine, Bermuda, Florida to Mexico

Yanmar 4JH-DTE 75 hp w/new turbo in 2020
Upgraded from the Standard Perkins 4-108 

Fresh Bottom in 2020
Teak Decks removed
Fiberglass Non-Skid Decks
Beautiful Teak Interior Woodwork
U-Shaped Galley w/Double Stainless Sinks
12VDC Fridge 'n Freezer by Seafront (spill over)
Three Burner Propane Stove w/Oven
U-Shaped Convertible Dinette to Port forward of Galley
Long Settee to Starboard forward of Nav Station
Pullman Berth Forward
Quarter Berth Aft w/Pilot Berth
Reverse Cycle Air Cool/Heat w/SMX II Control
17k btu Salon, 9k btu aft
Full Head by Raritan
Pressurized Hot 'n Cold Water
Bronze Opening Ports

Four (4) Trojan 105 Deep Cycle House Bank
Xantrex 2kw Inverter / 100A Charger
Solar Panels on Stainless Frame above Bimini
MPPT Solar Regulator
Air X Wind Generator w/regulator
Nav Station to Starboard of Companionway
Electrical Panel AC/DC with Breakers, Meters
Galvanic Isolator

Standard Horizon VHF at Nav Station
Standard Horizon Ram 3 Remote Mic at Helm
ICOM IC-M802 SSB w/Pac Modem
Automatic Identification System (AIS)
Garmin 740S GPS Chartplotter at Helm
Garmin 10 Digital Marine Display (Depth)
Garmin Below Deck Auto Pilot
Monitor Wind Vane
Richie Compass
Bimini and Dodger
Teak Cockpit w/Table and Cup Holders on Edson Helm
Cockpit cushions and back rests
Magma Propane Grill on stern rail
Portside Stainless Boarding Ladder
Lewmar Self Tailing Winches
including 55 ST Lewmar Primaries
Furling Genoa, Furling Staysil
Full Battened Main Sail w/Lazy Jacks
Mainsail Traveler Forward of Helm
New Loose Footed Main in storage
Asymmetrical Spinnaker
Keel Stepped Mast
New Chain Plates in 2015
Stay Lock Fittings Top 'n Bottom
Running Back Stays
Sunbrella Covers on Opening Hatches
Chrome Dorades for Ventilation
Nilsson Electric Windlass
Dual Anchor Roller w/2 CQR's
New Life Lines 2019
Life Raft 4 person
West Marine Soft Dinghy
8 hp Mercury four stroke outboard
Lots of Spare Parts


Basic Information

Manufacturer: Mason Vessel Name: Solitude
Model: 43 Cutter Boat Type: Cruiser
Year: 1982 Hull Material: Fiberglass
Category: Sail Hull Type:
Condition: Used Hull Color:
Location: Melbourne, FL, US Designer: Alvin Mason
Available for sale in U.S. waters: Yes Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

Length: 43 ft - 13.11 meter Draft - max: 6 ft 3 in - 1.91 meter
LOA: 43 ft 10 in - 13.36 meter Bridge Clearance: -
Beam: 12 ft 3 in - 3.73 meter Dry Weight: -


Make: Yanmar Engine Type: Inboard
Model: 4JH-DTE Drive Type:
Engine(s): 1 Fuel Type: Diesel
Hours: 4335 Horsepower: 75 (Individual), 75 (combined)
Cruise Speed: 7 MPH Max Speed: 9 MPH
Range: - Joystick Control: No

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank: 110 gallons - 1 tank(s) Holding Tank: 20 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank: 205 gallons - 1 tank(s)    


Total Cabins: 2 Crew Cabins: -
Total Berths: - Crew Berths: -
Total Sleeps: - Crew Sleeps: -
Total Heads: 1 Crew Heads: -
Captains Cabin: No    



The salon features a U-shaped settee to port with a table that will lower to add a large additional berth when necessary. A straight settee is to starboard with an extra crew berth outboard. Lockers are behind both settees.

The aft suite has a double berth to port and a single berth to starboard. There are storage lockers with louvered doors outboard of both berths. Another large storage locker is in between the berths.

The galley is to port of the companionway steps and the nav station is to starboard of the companionway steps.

The head is to port and forward of the salon. It has a stand-up separate shower with a seat, a vanity with marble top and lockers. 

The forward suite has a pullman type berth with seat, drawers, hanging locker and access to chain locker.


The galley features a 3 burner propane stove with oven, pressure hot and cold water, refrigerator, freezer, dual stainless sinks and abundant counter space and storage.


Yanmar 4JH-DTE 75 hp
New Turbo in 2020
Straight One Piece Shaft

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


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Kevin Welsh
Edwards Yacht Sales
1330 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 321.693.1642