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2008 Tartan 4300

Annapolis, Maryland



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Basic Boat Info

Make: Tartan
Model: 4300
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Tartan
Designer: Tim Jackett
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TCM43005K708
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 43 ft
Waterline Length: 37'10 ft
Beam: 13'6 ft
Max Draft: 5'9 ft
Displacement: 23,800 lb
Bridge Clearance: 63 ft
Ballast: 8,750 lb
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: D2-55E
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 55hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Feathering


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 24 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop


Rod Rowan, CPYB
Crusader Yacht Sales


Crusader Yacht Sales
7078 Bembe Beach Road
Annapolis, Maryland, US, 21403

  • Two private staterooms; Two heads
  • Varnished cherry joinery
  • Reverse cycle AC/heat
  • Upgraded Raymarine electonics suite (2019)
  • Factory/custom "ICW-friendly" rig
  • Genset
  • Dinghy and outboard
  • Liferaft
  • Solar panels (2017)
  • Epoxy infused hull and deck
  • Carbon fiber mast 
  • CCR (Solent) rig
  • Pocket boom
  • Beavertail keel
  • Cherry joinery
  • Dodger ('15)
  • Full cockpit enclosures ('15)
  • Side sunscreens ('15)
  • Custom full winter cover ('17)
  • Raymarine Axiom-Pro 12 display ('19)

  • Raymarine Axiom-Pro 9 ('19)

  • AIS ('19)
  • Force-10 LPG stove -w/oven

  • Microwave oven ('15)

  • Electric heads (replaced ('18)


The Tartan tradition of offering unmatched interior comfort is expanded in the Tartan 4300. Choose from layout plans with two or three cabins to meet your cruising family needs. Both feature a forward owners stateroom with a queen size double ?island? berth for easy access and extensive lockers and storage for extended time aboard. The forward head is accessed from this stateroom. The center of the boat has a large main cabin area with plush seating, entertainment locker and plenty of storage in varnished cherry cabinetry. The galley is fully equipped for preparing meals dockside or underway. A full forward facing nav station with electrical controls and nav locker to house a full array of navigation equipment rounds out the central living areas. Finish throughout is varnished cherry cabinetry and trim, and a varnished teak and holly sole, the 4300 surrounds her owner with opulent comfort.

  • Raymarine 24 mile radar
  • Raymarine ST-60 knot/log
  • Raymarine ST60 windspeed/direction
  • Raymarine ST-60 depthsounder
  • Raymarine ST-60 Multi-display (knot/log, depth, wind)
  • Raymarine Axiom Pro 12 ('19)
  • Raymarine Axiom Pro 9 ('19)
  • Raymarine ST-6002+ -w/Wireless Remote
  • AIS 700 ('19)

  • Raymarine VHF transceiver


The Tartan 4300 has been designed with Tartan's Cruise Control Rig.  Key features are a double spreader tapered carbon mast, self-tacking 100% jib, optional masthead 150% reacher and Tartan's carbon composite, Pocket Boom. Her carbon rig is lighter, stiffer and stronger than aluminum; the weight savings aloft provide the stability equivalent of five 200 lb crewmembers on the rail. Upwind sailing is made easy by single sheet trimming for the jib, tacking is as easy as a turn of the wheel, the jib tends to itself and with the traveler mounted either on the housetop or on the hardtop, the main is free and clear from the cockpit. Offwind, roll up the self-tacker and unfurl the lightweight masthead reacher and the 4300 is canvassed for powerful reaching and downwind sailing. When its time to head for the harbor, the headsails are neatly rolled on the Harken furlers and the mainsail is conveniently dropped into the Pocket Boom and stowed with a zip of the sail cover, no sail ties needed, no muss or fuss. Simply stated, the Tartan 4300 makes performance cruising easy.

I : 57.58 ft
J : 17.50 ft
P : 54.00 ft
E : 18.17 ft
Working Sail Area : 994.00 sq ft


The hull design of the 4300 continues the Tartan trend of long waterline, slippery entry forward, full and flat aft quarters and carefully sculpted balanced volume to produce a yacht that is easily driven and powerful for maximum performance. Her long waterline length relative to over-all length provides a high theoretical hull speed and the full aft sections allow the 4300 to surf and extend her sailing and motoring length to provide fast and exhilarating passage making. By maintaining balanced volume in the hull, the 4300 heals predictably and evenly, unlike many extreme designs that develop bad manners under difficult conditions. Through optimized hull design the 4300 will extend your daily range, expanding the possibilities for weekend cruising and offering long daily passages offshore.

Safety and comfort aboard require a thoughtfully designed deck and cockpit and as with past Tartans, the 4300 will excel in this area.Visibility, wide and uncluttered sidedecks, and a deep and secure cockpit are essential elements of the 4300. Additionally, the Tartan 4300 deck offers an abundance of ventilation through 14 opening portlights, 6 deck hatches and 4 dorade vents. A hardtop dodger is available, with the traveler mounted clear of the cockpit and coachroof.  lifelines, extended bow and stern rails and handrails within easy reach offer on deck security and comfort. A convenient walk through transom with platform provides access for swimming or for stern boarding from a dinghy. 


On the surface, the 4300 has all the design elements of classic American yacht design. Graceful sheerline, balanced overhangs, complimentary low coach roof, sweeping cockpit coamings and thoughtful convenience details on deck all give the 4300 a very classic profile. However, built within these stylish good looks are elements that take full advantage of Tartan's advanced construction practices providing excellent performance that is realized with minimum effort. A long and lean hull is fit with a choice of low CG keels designed for great stability and sail carrying ability, and a carbon mast and “Pocket Boom” that are extremely stiff and strong. Tartan's overall commitment to advancing the art of yacht construction allows an opulent interior while still maintaining impressive performance numbers. Her weight control results in a center of gravity that is lower than most cruising boats, improving performance and handling characteristics, even when loaded for extended passages. A modern classic in the making, the Tartan 4300 promises to be a head turner in any harbor.

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Potential purchasers should assume that any items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Engine hours are approximate, may be reported verbally by the seller, and are recorded at the time and date of the original listing of this vessel. Owner's use during the time of this listing may affect the total engine hours upon a prospective buyer's inspection. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his/her agents or his/her surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes or withdrawal from market without notice.

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