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2001 Fairline Targa 43

North Fambridge, United Kingdom


The Fairline Targa 43 is rare within its class, offering timeless styling, great handling and performance whilst using shaft drives to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs. Benefiting from Fairline's continuous development and famous build quality, Perfect Girl is an excellent example in the popular cherry wood finish below and upholstered in leatherette with new complimenting carpets. She is fitted with the larger Volvo Penta TAMD74 diesel engines with bow thruster for easy maneuvering, a larger drive-in tender garage and her inventory also includes air conditioning, diesel genset, Fairline OEM quality updated cockpit upholstery and a new Weathermax canopy.

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Basic Boat Info

Price: £127,500
Boat Name: Perfect Girl
Make: Fairline
Model: Targa 43
Year: 2001
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Fairline Boats Ltd
Designer: Bernard Olesinski
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 43 ft
Length Overall: 45'1 ft
Beam: 12'6 ft
Max Draft: 3'3 ft
Displacement: 9,400 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: TAMD74 EDC
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 480hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: TAMD74 EDC
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 480hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 960hp
Cruising Speed: 26 kn
Maximum Speed: 30 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,274 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 337 L

The accommodation offers up to six berths in two sleeping cabins and the saloon with good headroom throughout.

FORECABIN: Considered to be the owners cabin and fitted with an island double berth with stowage beneath, large mirror, hanging locker and other useful storage. Ventilation and natural light provided by an opening hatch to foredeck and two opening portlights. Access to en suite heads compartment.

EN SUITE: Separate heads compartment fitted with an electric flush marine toilet, shower area with screen and extractor, wash basin, storage lockers and mirror.

SALOON: A 'U' shaped settee and two leather stools to starboard offers comfortable seating for 6+ around an oval table with folding leaves. This comes with the conversion cushion (unused) to convert to a double berth, excellent stowage is provided beneath seating and in high level lockers. A stylish built in stereo system is fitted with speakers behind chrome grills whilst a round hatch and four portlights provide ample natural light and ventilation. 

GALLEY: Linear galley to port and open plan to the saloon, equipped with an AEG ceramic 2-burner electric hob, Sharp combination microwave oven and grill, large 12/240v refrigerator, twin sinks with fitted covers and ample storage in various lockers and drawers. Fitted cocktail cabinet and crockery storage.

DAY HEADS: Separate heads compartment fitted with an electric flush marine toilet, shower area with screen and extractor, wash basin, storage lockers and mirror.

AFT CABIN: Offering twin berths (this could easily be adapted to offer another berth if required) with stowage beneath, wardrobe, small sofa, overhead lockers, mirrored storage, dressing area and two portlights.

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Pressurised hot and cold freshwater system via a calorifier with shore power immersion coil. Marine air conditioning with reverse cycle heating to all cabins. Cherry finish cabinetry combined with cream leather upholstery, blinds and teak and holly soleboards with light grey inset carpets throughout. 

EXTERNAL SPACE: The teak laid self draining aft cockpit has a dual helm position with adjustable seat to starboard and forward facing navigators seating to port with chart storage area. All upholstery has been professionally replaced to factory standards in a modern style to match current Fairline designs (new 2015). Aft to starboard is a large C-shaped seating area with cockpit table which converts to a double sunbed. Opposite to port is a wet bar with second refrigerator and storage. Large aft sunpad with warp and fender stowage beneath over an upgraded tender garage with roller system which easily accommodates an inflatable dinghy, outboard and other equipment. Storage locker aft to starboard with access to exhausts, calorifier and other systems. Full Weathermax cockpit canopy (new 2015) with zipped door and forward section converting to bimini top. Walk-thru transom to large teak laid bathing platform with hot and cold shower and concealed swim ladder.

Mechanical Systems

Located beneath cockpit sole, twin Volvo Penta TAMD74 EDC 480hp 6-cylinder turbo diesel engines. Fresh water cooled via heat exchangers. Dual single lever electronic engine controls. Hydraulic wheel power steering. Twin stainless steel shafts via gearboxes to 4-bladed propellers. Full engine instrumentation. Bow thruster. Hydraulic trim tabs.

The engines were last serviced for the beginning of the 2015 season, she has been lightly used and the engines have run for approximately 1300hrs since new.

Electrical Systems

3 x 12v Batteries charged via engine alternators. Shorepower system with ring mains, battery charger and immersion coil. Remote start diesel generator. 12v Sockets. Full cabin and cockpit lighting. Electrical distribution panel with amp and volt meters.

Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain
  • Lofrans electric anchor windlass with deck and helm controls
  • Stainless steel stanchions and rails
  • Stainless steel grab handles
  • Concealed stainless steel swim ladder
  • Full Weathermax cockpit canopy in blue (new 2015)
  • Foredeck sunpad cushions
  • 2 x Windscreen wipers
  • Hot and cold transom shower
  • Fenders and warps
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Raymarine DSC VHF radio with speaker
  • Raymarine Tridata combined echo sounder and speed/log
  • Lowrance HDS10 GPS colour chart plotter with radar overlay
  • Raymarine Smartpilot autopilot 
  • Humminbird 141c fishfinder
  • Fusion marine stereo system with speakers and waterproof control at helm
  • TV aerial
  • Navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • SeaFire automatic engine compartment fire extingsuisher system
  • Remote control search light
  • Electric bilge pumps with manual and automatic switching

Fairline Targa 43 built by Fairline Boats Ltd. in 2000 to a Bernard Olesinski and Fairline design, first launched in 2001. GRP blue and white planing hull with white superstructure, radar arch and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Integrated teak laid GRP bathing platform. Teak laid cockpit sole.


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