Name: Salt Mine
Model: Custom Carolina Express
Length: 43' 0" (13m)
Beam: 14' 6" (4.42m)
Year Built / Refit: 2007
Speed: 28 / 33
Engines: 2 x Volvo D6-435KA IPS600
Staterooms: 2
Flag: US
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The 43 Spencer was a leader in the successful evolution of the dependable and efficient Volvo IPS power into the recreational sport fishing. Known for a fantastic ride, economy and ease of  operation Spencer Yachts hit all the marks with the 43. It is still unmatched in quality, design and fishability. Salt Mine is the nicest, best equipped 40 to 50-foot Express currently on the market today.

Accommodations and Layout

Entering the spacious cabin you find a comfortable settee and table to starboard with cabinets above and drawer storage on the raised sole. The attention to detail and joinery are excellent, the veneer is a semi-gloss finished exotic Anigre a light tan African heartwood.
• Master is forward with center lined queen
• Single head with large shower
• Second stateroom aft with twin bunks
• L Shaped Settee with table
• Bound carpet
• Teak and Holly sole


• Corian counter top with molded sink
• Ample cabinets and storage
• Princess cooktop 2 burner
• Microwave Magic Chef
• Nor Cold Frig Freezer

Master Stateroom

• Center lined Queen with storage
• Hanging lockers cedar lined (2)
• Drawer storage
• Cabinets
• Flat screen TV

Second Stateroom

• Twin bunks
• Night stand
• Drawer storage
• Hanging lockers cedar lined (2)
• Escape panel
• Whisper wall system
• Flat screen TV


• Vanity lighted with mirror
• Corian cunter
• Molded sink
• Shower

Helm Deck

The Helm is air conditioned and elevated for excellent visibility and just two steps from the cockpit. To starboard is a comfortable bench with custom stainless freezers. Forward of the console is an L shaped bench with storage.
• Console Electronics panel on gas rams
• Console features storage with side access
• Electronics panels
• Teak helm Pod
• Stainless steering wheel
• Stainless single ever controls
• Release Teak helm chairs on 4” Stainless stanchions (2)
• Enclosure Sea-Crylic Enclosure (bonded poly-carbonite)
• Watermaker remote start and flush
• Volvo Joy Stick
• Volvo ECM panels

Hull & Deck

The hull is constructed of 1" high-density Core-Cell foam molded into fiberglass sandwich with epoxy resin and layered woven mat laid over an inverted male mold. The stringers are Corecell laminated and vacuum bagging techniques are used. Decks are WEST-system laminated.
• Varnished teak toe railing
• Anchor locker with ACR anchor - 600' line
• Teak cockpit deck
• Teak Covering boards
• Teak toe rail varnished
• LED cockpit lighting (blue)
• LED underwater lights
• Trim Tabs Lenco

Electronics and Navigation

The complete electronics and Audio Video system has been upgraded 2014.
• GARMIN 8215 (2) with US charts
• Garmin GMR 124 HD radar 12 KW 4 foot open array
• Garmin GSD 26 sounder with chirp 3 KW
• Garmin GHP 10 V autopilot
• Airmar Transducer 3 KW chirp
• Garmin Grid
• Garmin VHF 300 AIS
• Garmin VHF 300
• Garmin GMI 20 instrument display
• Garmin GXM weather
• Garmin quatix GPS watch
• Flir vision M-324XP
• Garmin 8208 with US charts
• Garmin VHF 100
• Audio Video
• Fusion MS BT200 Bluetooth
• Fusion MS-IP700i ipod
• M10W5 Marine Sub Woofer 10”
• M770-CCX
• Fusion 4” speaker
• Fusion MS-NRX200i Remote
• Wet Sounds SYN 4 AMP
• KVH Trac Vision M5
• Direct TV receiver


• Pipe-welders Tower
• Helm Pod with electronics box
• Graphite-fiber hardtop
• Molded LED NAV lights
• Molded overhead lights tricolor
• Molded Quartz spreader lights
• Tower deck
• Graphite fiber buggy top
• Steering
• Controls
• Volvo gauge package
• Volvo IPS Joy Stick control

Electrical System

• Generator Mater Volt 12 KW - upgraded 2014
• 240v/110v AC electric & 24v/12v DC
• Panel Tronic
• 50 amp shore power single
• LED cabin lighting with phase dimmers
• 24v automatic battery charger
• Cable TV & phone inlet plugs
• Charles Industries Iso-Boost 50
• Custom Battery boxes
• Guest rotary switches
• Batteries (replaced Nov.2015)
• Galvanic isolators & voltage stepdown transformer

Engine & Equipment

The future in recreational marine power, the IPS drive-system features underwater exhaust for a quiet smoke free operation at any speed. The control system has "sportfish mode" functionality for more control and quick response. Fully serviced with excellent service records available.

Engine 1
Brand: VOLVO Year Built: 2007 Engine Model: IPS600B Engine Type: Inboard IPS Engine/Fuel
Type: Diesel Location: Starboard Engine Hours: 2050 Engine(s) Total Power: 600

Engine 2
Brand:VOLVO Year Built: 2007 Engine Model: IPS600B Engine Type: Inboard IPS Engine/Fuel
Type: Diesel Location: PORT Engine Hours: 2050 Engine(s) Total Power: 600

Racor 900/500 fuel system
Fire Boy suppression system
Lenco actuators
Eskimo Ice Machine
Watermaker Plus 600 GPD remote start and flush
Raw Water pump
DC salt water wash down pump
DC fresh water wash down pump

3100   28 KTS   70%      34
3450   33 KTS    100%   45

Fishing Equipment

• Release 130 lbs teak fighting chair
• Rupp 3 X riggers with center rigger
• Live well
• Live well pump box
• Live well quick connect port and starboard
• Miya Epoch US-9
• 12 V Outlets
• Transom Fishbox
• Transom Tuna door
• Cockpit Freezer
• Insulated drink box (ice dump)
• Bait prep

Salesman's Remarks

Looking for a great performing express that is fun to fish, fully equipped, in turn key condition? Then Chasin Tail is a must see. This captain maintained Spencer will exceed all of your expectations in performance and equipment with the Spencer ride and quality. She is priced well below the market. Don’t miss this great opportunity.Call the listing broker direct for a convenient appointment to see this fantastic buying opportunity.


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