1999 Mainship 430
: Compass Point Marina, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
: V-Kapela-61503
Basic Specification

  • Mainship
  • 430
  • Kapela
  • 1999
  • 43 (ft)
  • Caterpillar
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1999 Mainship 430
: Compass Point Marina, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
: V-Kapela-61503
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$13,500.00 (10% of total amount)

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1999 43ft Mainship 430 Trawler (Kapela) For Sale

Location: Compass Point Marina, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

It comes with a slip for rent.

Mainship 430 is known as a “fast” trawler. The hull material of Mainship 430 is fiberglass, a 15’6” beam that makes it a wide boat with lots of storage space. She has traditional trawler styling as it has a trunk cabin but a good turn of speed. In other words, the Mainship 430 trawler is a combination of classic design and innovative engineering and modern manufacturing methods.
Mainship continues to be an excellent boat manufacturer that focuses on high quality, comfortable, low maintenance yet affordable.

About Mainship 430 Trawler Interiors and Accommodation

Mainship 430 trawlers have a truly comfortable and spacious interior design. All 430 interiors feature teak cabinets and teak and holly flooring in the salon and galley.

The salon area is very generous with an adjustable sofa, dining table for four-person, and of course port and starboard deck doors.

The galley on the 430 Trawler can be your paradise with enough Corian-covered counters, an oversize sink, a three-burner range, a microwave-convection oven, a refrigerator, and loads of storage. A breakfast bar with two stools overlooks the galley, and the forward stateroom has an island berth or V-berths.

Three-cabin two-head layout trawlers are very popular. There is one useful feature on Trawler 430; the owner’s stateroom has a door to access the cockpit. The cabins are well maintained and defined with good interiors.

The washer/dryer space under the forward salon steps. Walkaround decks make getting around easy and secure.
It has a fully equipped lower helm that allows operation during inclement weather. The comfortable and adjustable pilot seat doubles as a great place to store the large standard freezer.

About Mainship 430 Trawler Exteriors

From the generous flybridge, captains have a full, unobstructed view of all points. Both the upper room and that of the console are dedicated to electronic needs. Behind the standard radar, mast are diamond-shaped, non-slip steps that lead to the aft deck, which is large enough for the sturdy aluminum rails to provide excellent handgrips, and the cockpit is lowered to a full-size platform with a comfortable swim ladder and platform for safer entry and easy swimming Fresh water shower. The trip to the built-in pulpit is safe for everyone with the wide decks and high bulwarks of the trawler 430. The split anchor shaft supports many trips and an additional Danforth and includes a washing system option for docking. The port and starboard cabin doors also make short handling a breeze.

Vessel Information:

Hull #: MPTSM007C999
Vessel Type: Trawler
Sub-Vessel Type: Motor Yacht
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Hull Type: Monohull
Hull Color: White
Fuel Type: Diesel
Intended Use: Recreational near coastal cruising.
AC POWER:  Two 50 amp. Inlets
DC POWER: 12 volts

Registry Information

Official / Doc: 1091435
State Reg: VI 6537 TC
Place of Registration: USVI
Flag: United States
Hailing Port: St. Thomas. VI

Dimensions and Weights

LOA: 43ft
Beam: 15ft 3in
Draft: 3 ft 10 in
Displacement: 36000 lbs Dry Load
Bridge Clearance: 18 ft 0 in
Headroom: 6 ft 3 in
Gross Tonnage: 31
Net Tonnage: 24

Tank Capacities

Fresh Water Tanks: Aluminum (250 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Aluminum (500 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (82 Gallons)


Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3116
Number of engines: 2
Engine Type: Inboard
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Serial Numbers: PORT: 4KG08540
Horsepower: 350 (each)
Hours: Port: 1553.94
Starboard: 916.33


Make ZF Transmission (GEARBOX).
Gear Ratio: The transmission tag states a 1.57:1 ratio, for both port and starboard.

Generators and Inverters

Make: Kohler fuel-injected diesel
Kilowatt rating: 8 KW
Hours: 2067.6 hrs
Location: Engine room, centerline aft.


Total Cabins: 3
Total Heads: 2
Number of single berths: 4
Number of double berths: 1


The galley is located port forward in the salon
– Princess Euro-Kera ceramic 3-burner 110volt electric cooktop
– Convection/microwave oven
– U-Line under-counter refrigerator
– Freezer under the helm seat
– Double stainless steel sinks with a filtered water faucet
– Storage cabinets and doors
– Corian countertop
– Side deck access door
– Teak & Holly sole
– Watermaker control panel
– Goldstar microwave

Lower Helm

The boat is equipped with a lower helm with a full updated electronics package
– Raymarine C120
– Raymarine i70 Display
– Raymarine AIS
– Raymarine 4KW Radar
– Raymarine i70 Autopilot control
– Maxwell windlass controller
– Bennest trim tabs


The flybridge is fully enclosed with an isinglass enclosure that is in great shape, and a bimini top.
The upholstery on the flybridge cushions has been well maintained by the owners and shows
very well.
The flybridge helm is equipped with the following electronics:
– 2 Raymarine C120 Chartplotter displays
– 2 Raymarine i70 data displays
– Raymarine i70 Autopilot controller
– Ray55 VHF radio
– Raymarine AIS
– Raymarine 4kw HD open array radar

Electrical System

43′ Mainship Electrical System
– Xantrex SW3012 inverter/charger
– Independent battery charger for the engine start batteries and generator
– ProMariner ProCharger 130-2-4 battery isolator
– Perko battery switches
-Rolls Marine Battery System with 750 amp hours
– Group 24 generator start battery
– 50 amp shore cord
– Shore power connections fore and aft
– 12vdc outlet on the flybridge

Mechanical System

– ZF Hurth gearboxes
– Teleflex engine controls
– Glendinning synchronizer
– VDO gauges
– Racor 1000 MA fuel filters with vacuum gauges
– Oil-X-Changer oil change system
– Capilano steering system
– Bennett trim tabs
– Marine Air Systems reverse cycle air conditioning/heating system
– Seaward 20 gallon water heater
– Central vacuum system
– Jabsco electric heads
– Tank watch 4 holding tank level monitoring system
– Maintenance logs

Why choose Harbor Shoppers?

For more specific information on this vessel listed. Please contact us at Harbor Shoppers and we will be happy to find out more information if needed.

Terms Of The Sale:
This is a private boat for sale.

This sale is strictly on an “as is, where is” basis. The Seller makes no warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Assets or its sale of the same to the Buyer. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Seller and their agents, partners, clients other involved parties hereby DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE with respect to the Assets or its sale of the same to the Buyer. For more information on the rules of each sale please visit https://harborshoppers.com/legal/.


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