2006 Leopard 43 Catamaran



2006 Leopard 43
Slip at Marina Palmira is Prepaid for 2024!!!
Gato de Cortez is a Leopard 43 (Moorings 4300) Catamaran, built by Robertson and Caine in South Africa and well known as one of Leopards most popular Cats.  The concept of the Leopard 43 is the maximizing of space, performance and comfort.  The Leopard 43 features 4 spacious double cabins, each with private head and shower, two single berths in the forward bows, a modern galley-up design with panoramic views, Corian work surfaces and a V-shaped saloon with seating for 8 guests, a large aft deck platform with direct access to the cockpit with a functional hard make for a great outdoor living space.. All control lines are led aft to the raised helmsman’s seat making navigation and maneuvering easy.

All standing rigging replaced in 2019.

The boat is currently located in Marina Palmira in the heart of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez’s prime cruising grounds and the slip is available to pass along to the new owner.

Full YachtWorld Listing available for viewing at:
2006 Leopard 43 Multi-Hull for sale – YachtWorld

Buying a boat in Mexico can have some tax advantages in saving you the State Sales Tax and the boat is already where you want to start Cruising.  When buying a boat in Mexico, all of the title transfer, paperwork and funds transfers are handled in the United States by a Marine Documentation Services Company for your convenience and piece of mind.

The team at La Paz Cruisers Supply and Brokerage are cruisers themselves and
have been living and cruising aboard in Mexico since 2008. Our team has crossed
oceans, sailed to the South Pacific, delivered catamarans from South Africa and
sailed around the Caribbean, Mediterranean and world. Our goal isn’t to waste your
time, but to help you find a boat that fits your budget and dreams.

Engines and Specs

Port Engine Yanmar 3JH4E
Engine Year 2006
Total Power 39hp
Engine Hours 8000
Drive Type Direct Drive
Fuel Type Diesel

Starboard Engine Yanmar 3JH4E
Engine Year 2006 (Rebuild 2023)
Total Power 39hp
Engine Hours 8000 total (less than 100 since Rebuild)
Drive Type Direct Drive
Fuel Type Diesel


Cruising Speed 8.5kn
Max Speed 10.5kn
Range 800nm
Length Overall 43ft
Max Bridge Clearance 63ft
Max Draft 4ft
Beam 22.75ft
Length at Waterline 40ft
Weights Dry Weight 19,030Lb

Fresh Water Tank 206 Gal
Fuel Tank 95 Gal
Holding Tank 40 Gal

Double Berths
4 Cabins
4 Heads

Full Specs

Manufacturer Provided Description
The 2006 Leopard 43 is based on the award-winning Leopard 42 design.  Features include a hard-top bimini, a longer transom, fixed stainless steel davits and twin Yanmar 39Hp naturally aspirated engines. The 4-cabin layout features  spacious double cabins with en suite heads and separate showers, fully equipped galley and expanded saloon with breakfast bar. A clear deck layout, excellent bunk access, walkthrough access from the cockpit to the aft swim platform and a galley-up design are popular features with cruisers.

Additional Description
Stairway courtesy lights
Courtesy lights at cockpit / aft deck walkthrough
Bi-colour navlight
Stern navlight
Compass at helm position
12v DC switch panel
3 x 200Amp Hour House batteries – deep cycle Lead Acid-type
2 x Engine starter batteries
1 x House battery isolator switches
2 x Engine starter battery isolator switches
2 x Alternators, high output 80aH
1 x Electrical spares kit: fuses, relays, fuseholders
2000W (4000W peak) inverter
2 Heads are converted to electric
8 Fire extinguishers
All standing rigging replaced in 2019

Additional Details
Corian heat-resistant galley worktop surfaces
Double s/s sink
Fridge / freezer 60USgal / 225Ltr
12v refrigeration and 2 adjustable damper slides
Access via 2 x front opening doors (brushed s/s)
Force 10 Gas cooker 2-burner
Gas solenoid shut-off valve with control at switch panel & warning light at cooker
Gas cylinder & regulator in dedicated cockpit locker
Separate garbage bin locker
Ample stowage space in shelf lockers & drawer units
Galley serving shelf

2 x Fire Extinguishers
Additional Description
Double lever throttle / gearshift control
Sound deadening panels in engine room
Engine room shelves
2 x Engine room ventilation fans & ducting
2 x Yanmar 29hp diesel engines with std shaft drive
2 x Propellers – 3-blade fixed
2 x Fuel deck fillers
2 x Fuel filter / water separators
2 x Fuel tanks Aluminium 95USgal / 360Ltr total capacity
2 x Siphon breaks
2 x Exhaust skin fittings (s/s)
2 x Exhaust water locks (s/s)
2 x Cooling water inlet strainers

SS Lifeline with stanchions, bases, port & stb gates
Hector 1012 windlass
Anchor roller fitting c/w chain wear plates
Liferaft locker
Companionway door with s/s door trim
Hardtop over cockpit complete with helmsmans observation hatch and lighting allows free access to swim platform and keeps mainsheet out of harm’s way
Swimming ladders
Cockpit table with folding leaf
Furler jammer on deck
Mainsheet traveller car Lewmar Size 3
Mainsheet track Lewmar Size 3
Helmseat with convertible backrest and stowage locker
Lifering holder
Acrylic windows
Hatches – Lewmar:6 x Size 10 (x7 Three Cabin Version Only), 2 x Size 40, 2 x Size 60, 1 x Size 60 Escape hatch
Portlights – Lewmar:4 x Atlantic 40, 4 x Atlantic 60, 4 x Size 5, 4 x Size 2 (x5 Three Cabin Version Only)
2 x Fwd window louvre sets
2 x Spacious cockpit lockers
2 x Spacious foredeck lockers
2 x Pulpits fitted with seats
2 x Pushpits
2 x Inner Pushpits
2 x Coachroof s/s handrails
2 x Coachroof s/s grab handles
2 x Arch s/s grab handles9 x 325mm mooring cleats
2 x Lewmar winch handles2 x Winch handle pockets
4 x Drinking can holders
2 x Genoa cars – Lewmar Size 2
2 x Genoa tracks – Lewmar Size 2
3 x Halyard jammers on mast
1 x Antal Line Driver for Traveller Line
4 x Genoa and mainsheet jammers
2 x Halyard winches – Lewmar 44CST (on mast)
2 x Primary sheet winches – Lewmar 50CST
4 x Folding padeyes to allow for spinnaker tackle attachment
4 x Eyebolts on mast step
1 x Large deck storage locker (Three Cabin Version Only)

Running Rigging and Sails
Mainsheet (4:1 purchase)
Mainsheet traveler line (4:1 purchase)
Main boom topping lift
Mainsail outhaul and 2 reefs
Davit tackle
2 x Genoa sheets
3 x Halyards (main, genoa & spare)
Mast, Rigging & Sales
Sparcraft natural anodized mast c/w Antal mast slider system
Sparcraft natural anodized crossbeam
Windex wind indicator
Profurl genoa furler
Mainsail full battened
120% Furling genoa
2 x Additional spare 12v wires in mast
Additional spare conduit with messenger in mast
Winch handle pocket