LAYLA is a spectacular example of a truly blue water cruising yacht with all the necessary attributes that one would want on a cruising yacht. Her knowledgeable owners have kept her in excellent mechanical condition as they have been cruising extensively throughout the Islands.
Set sail and realize your dreams across the horizon, any horizon that you can think of.
The LAYLA was designed and built to be a comfortable, sea worthy and safe yacht,. She is capable of sailing any ocean in the world. Her hull design incorporating a full keel and over built hull ensures a comfortable motion and safety at sea. The interior; layout and beautiful traditional yacht finish provide a warm and safe home either at the dock or at sea. Well equipped and ready to sail. Her owners put a lot of thought into what was necessary to cruise in safety and comfort.
Renowned for their strength and sea kindliness and admired for their good looks, the Hans Christian sailboats have a strong following among cruising sailors
LAYLA is a definite head turner in any port. She is self sufficent with her solar panels, wind generator, water maker
This 43 traditional has the desirable double pullman foward berth and a two head layout described as follows: Forward area with cabinet contains windlass on/off control panel, cabinet area with belay pins for line storage locker followed aft by a tiled shower stall (shower sump below) and head (connected to mascerator and holding tank ). Next aft to starboard is vanity sink and cabinet, and followed to port is the double pullman berth with hanging lockers opposite to starboard.
The main salon has a large settee to starboard. Opposite to port is a large teak dining table surrounded by “U-shaped” seating. Aft of the main salon to port is the large galley equipped with double stainless steel sinks supplied with pressurized fresh water, with additional manual salt and freshwater faucets. Galley has marble countertops with top and bottom loading refrigerator, and top loading freezer. Adjacent is the gimbaled 3- burner stove with oven/broiler. Dry storage bin is adjacent to stove.
Opposite the galley to starboard is the navigation station with forward facing bench seat (with storage beneath) and equipped with GPS, ICOM DSC equipped VHF, ICOM SSB, Raymarine Radar, Stereo, and connectors for computer/AIS/Pactor modem, etc. Central electrical panel is also located here.
Directly aft to starboard is the second head with vanity/sink. Opposite to port is the second stateroom (double).
Yanmar Diesel, great sails,
Ritchie binnacle ship’s compass at helm
Windex 15 windvane on mast head (new 2012)
Aqua Signal Tricolor/Anchor light on mast head (new 2015)
Raymarine ST 60 instruments, wind direction, speed, depth
New mast anemometer 2015
Raymarine Pathfinder SL72 radar
ICOM M504A VHF DSC-radio with a mast head antenna, and Command-Com auxillary at helm (new 2012)
ICOM MXA-5000 AIS receiver at nav station (new 2013)
ICOM SSB M802 with AT-140 tuner and SCS PTC IIex Pactor modem/internet connector (factory inspected/repaired 2013)
Shakespeare VHF antenna (new 2012)
Garmin 545s GPS chartplotter in cockpit
Furuno GP-32 GPS at nav station (new 2012)
Simrad Autopilot with control at helm (with AP28 Control Head, AC42 computer, RC42N compass, and HLD hydraulic linear drive, new 2015)
Fusion stereo with FM, AM, CD player and auxillary input
Toshiba flatscreen TV with DVD