Charles Yachts 430C

Ride Soft, Play Hard

FSF Staff January 27, 2009

Charles Yachts’ 430C (convertible), the latest design from the drawing board of Charles Jannace, embodies all the elements of a true offshore anglers dream. Powered by twin Cummins QSM-11/715HP, the 430C outperforms other boats in her class fitted with more powerful engines. A ride best described as soft, dry and superbly responsive when tracking or backing down, the 430C handles like no other. Loaded with high-quality equipment and standard amenities including a custom half-tower hardtop by High Seas Fabrication, top-of-the-line electronics, entertainment and satellite packages by B&L Electronics, air-conditioned fly-bridge and designer interior by Decor A Faux Bia, the 430C leaves nothing to be desired for the discerning angler and boating enthusiast. With high-quality construction techniques including a Core-Cell hull and deck, hand-laid fiberglass construction, integrally bonded stringers, molded fiberglass deck with superior isophthalic resin and vinylester out-skin layers, the 430C is well equipped to handle whatever Mother Nature can dish out. For more info on these superbly outfitted offshore fishing machines, check out Wilson Yacht Sales, your exclusive Florida dealer for the new line of Charles Yachts. Charles Sportfish Yachts, 800.200.5454, www.CharlesYachts.com

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Charles Yachts 430C

Specifications
L.O.A 47′
Beam 15’6″
Draft 4′
Weight (Displacement) 34,000 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 700 gal.
Water Capacity 100 gal.

Charles Yachts 430C
If you’re in the market for a semi-custom tournament rigged offshore fishing machine that’s also family friendly and competitively priced, take a serious look at Charles Yachts’ 430C.

ABOUT CHARLES YACHTS
Charles Jannace, the mastermind behind Charles Yachts, is one of the industry leaders in deep-V hull designs. Jannace has a proven track record working with notable manufacturers including but not limited to; Bertram, Blackfin, Bluewater, Liberty, Shamrock and Shearwater. Jannace’s trademark designs are unique in that they not only deliver incomparable performance in all sea conditions, but are also aesthetically appealing with graceful sweeping lines, elegant compound curves and dramatic bow flares. With a running surface like that of a high-performance offshore racing boat, Charles Yachts are noted for handling head seas like few others and achieving efficient cruising speeds many designers only dream of.

1. Tournament equipped
Skilled craftsmen at Charles Yachts know what features offshore enthusiasts desire. The 130 sq. ft. cockpit features a livewell in the transom, two in-deck fishboxes and a fully outfitted tackle station with sink, drawers and plenty of storage.

2. Beefy bridge
The fly-bridge console offers plenty of seating forward of the helm, a recessed electronics box, custom switch panel, A/C vent, storage cabinet and forward storage lockers.

3. Engine Room
The spacious and well-equipped engine room provides plenty of room to perform routine engine maintenance and numerous features that make even the most selective owner enthusiastic about heading down below.

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