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1990 Slocum 43' 13.11 m 43 - Divine Miss Em

$ 184,000 USD

There is no doubt about the Slocum 43's mission in life.

Vessel ID# 2810901 Last Updated: 04-03-2024 13:24:46


This Yacht was designed, built and equipped by, and for, people who spent a considerable amount of time living abroad and sailing offshore. The effort here has gone into making functional and comfortable spaces in a solid sturdy passagemaker.

Divine Miss Em is designed as a heavily built bluewater cutter with all running rigging led to her aft cockpit.

She is hull # 57, and is the LAST Slocum 43 to be built by the Hai-O Yacht Building Corporation in Taiwan.

Divine Miss Em is being constantly maintained & upgraded by her current owners of 17 years.

Some examples of the level of care in the last 5 years....

  • AC electrical system upgraded from 30 amp to 50 amp service
  • New house batteries, Victron System, Lithium Ion 400 amp hrs (2023)
  • All Chainplates are waterproof Deck Sealed and maintained regularly !
  • Pura San waste treatment system upgrade. USCG certified for direct discharge.
  • Teak decking removed & replaced / set in epoxy 2016
  • New Mack mainsail with Mack Pac (2022)
  • New shaft/Cutlass Bearing/Tides Shaft Seal/Bottom Paint (2023)
  • New Gear & Throttle Cables 2023
  • New Axiom MFD Transducer 2023              

If you are looking for a clean bluewater cruiser with low engine hours and all the upgrades ALREADY INSTALLED please come and see Divine Miss Em. Owner is eager and ready to find good stuarts for DIVINE MISS EM, and in that vein, will make themselves available to the New Owners as the previous Owner Dealer did for them . He will walk them through every system.

All Photos & Video taken Nov. 2023


Randy Greenfield

Yacht Broker

Palm Beach Florida



LOA: 43' (13.11 Meters)

Type: Sail- Used

Year: 1990

Beam: 12' 11''

Draft Max: 5' 10''

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 250 Gallons (946.35 Liters)

Fresh Water: 110 Gallons (416.4 Liters)

Holding Tank: 15 Gallons (56.78 Liters)

Displacement: 28104



Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4H3TE
  • Power HP: 75.00
  • Power KW: 55.93
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 1730.00

Full Details



The original owners sold Divine Miss Em back to the Slocum Dealer after two years of ownership.

Over the next 14 years the 2nd owner/dealer continued to upgrade Divine Miss Em installing the Yanmar 75 hp engine, the Northern Lights genset, and improving her fuel/water tanks and bilge compartments. No Black iron tanks - all Stainless.

In 2006 Divine Miss Em was sold to her current owners.

Built to Lloyds certification standards.

Everything onboard is included in the sale. Cutlery, glassware, bedding, spares etc.

Recent 2022 survey available to serious prospects



  • Yanmar 4H3TE 75hp with dual Racors was installed.
  • Fuel tanks were removed , replaced with stainless steel, sandblasted and epoxy coated.      
  • One water tank was converted to fuel.
  • The bilge was modified to create a sump area for the water to drain.
  • Two sea strainers were upgraded to larger ones along with three seacocks.



  • Northern Lights 6 kw Generator installed.


  • Shore power system upgraded from 30 to 50 amp service with Transformer.
  • Custom Arch installed with electric hoists & remote control for Tender.
  • Custom aft cockpit enclosure fitted & installed.
  • Masthead serviced & upper terminal fittings replaced
  • Running rigging replaced


  • Most teak decking was removed and replaced with 1/2" Burmese Teak and secured with epoxy. (Work was preformed by Maritime Wood Products in Stuart, FL).
  • All 5 Deck Hatches replaced.
  • Watermaker removed and rebuilt.
  • New U-Line Icemaker installed in Galley.
  • New Edson steering quadrant and cable.
  • New rudder + rudder shaft.


  • Northern Lights Genset removed from vessel and serviced.


  • Pura San Waste treatment system installed, including new hoses.
  • Waste treatment system USCG certified for direct discharge.


  • AC wiring replaced from inlet to main panel.
  • Three coats of anti fouling paint applied to her bottom.
  • New Mack Mainsail with Mack Pac was installed.
  • New force 10 - 3 burner propane stove/oven.
  • New microwave
  • New Balmar 130 amp alternator + regulator.
  • Tides marine dripless shaft seal with back up seal.
  • New engine exhaust hoses.
  • New engine fuel + shift cables.
  • Upgraded Inverter/Charger to Victron Multiplus 3 KW
  • 2023

New Aquamet shaft with cutlass bering/ Axiom transducer/ Bottom paint


  • Hull is Airex cored with full length box stringers.
  • Vinylester resin used in layup of vessel.
  • Bulkheads are 3/4" Marine Plywood, and are set with a strip of Airex between the edge of the bulkheads and the hull.
  • Fiberglass tabbing extends out 8" from the bulkhead/hull joint.
  • Deck is Balsa core.
  • Hull/Deck joint is sealed with 5200, and through bolted with 3/8" carriage bolts on 5" centers.
  • Skeg hung rudder
  • Keel stepped mast / Ballast is lead
  • Intracoastal friendly 58' mast height, 61' to top of VHF antenna
  • Stainless steel fuel tanks Stainless steel water tank
  • Entire cabin sole is removable + lockable, providing full access to tanks and bilges.


Divine Miss Em has a deep secure aft cockpit with a full enclosure that provides protection from the elements. The framework for the enclosure is welded to the arch that supports a tender, providing a solid structure. Sunbrella canvas overhead covers the framework and includes multiple removable panels of sunshades & screens. 

All running rigging is led aft through clutches for easy sail handling from the cockpit.

The generator and seperate propane tanks (2 x 10 lbs) are located under the helm seat in the lazerette. Bilge blowers have been added to provide quick ventilation & cooling to this area at the flip of a switch.

There is a very large storage area underneath the stbd seat, and a fresh water shower (hot/cold) to port.


The centerpiece of the Salon is the circular seating area for six that surrounds a 40" dinning table. There is storage inside of the table and a 38" flat screen TV is mounted outboard of the settee.

The level of craftsmanship is evident throughout with attention to detail. Her round top doors & cabinets with intricate lattice work.

To stbd there is an 82" settee with storage underneath. The well equipped Nav Station is just aft with a wet locker.

Natural lighting & ventilation are excellent with 2 dorade vents / 11 opening portlights, 3 DC fans and 2 large overhead deck hatches (all with screens).

The 2 deadlights (salon side windows) have been replaced with tempered glass that is tinted.

Divine Miss Em is equipped with 17 cabin lights (all are LED).

Her entire cabin sole is teak & holly, constructed with individual locking panels that can be easily removed. This design provides full access to the entire bilge.

Upholstery on cushions is in excellent shape.

Headroom is 6' 5"


  • Divine Miss Em has a U-shaped galley to port with abundant storage and counterspace.
  • Her top loading refrigerator & top loading freezer have been upgraded with 110 volt holding plates, and are individually controlled.
  • 16,000 BTU Air Conditioner (cooling/heating)
  • Double stainless sink 10x10x14
  • Force 10 propane stove/oven (March 2022)
  • Pressurized fresh water system and (2) manual foot pumps (fresh & salt)
  • Microwave (March 2022)
  • Pur water filter at galley sink
  • Designed to be a secure work space at sea.
  • Great natural galley ventilation

Aft Cabin

The aft cabin is located to port. Her berth measures 55x80. There is a hanging locker and overhead storage cabinets.

The aft cabin shares a 16,000 BTU Air Conditioner (heating/cooling) with the Salon.

A large overhead deck hatch & two portlights (with screens) provide plenty of light and ventilation.

A quarter berth is fitted to stbd, just aft of the nav station & wet locker.


  • Divine Miss Em is designed with a large head forward to port.
  • There is a tub/shower arrangement with separate sink & vanity area (dry head).
  • Her toilet is an electric Raritan Quiet Flush (no vacuum seals).
  • Pura San waste treatment system with macerator and y-valve.
  • Two opening portlights with screens

Forward Cabin

  • The current owners have enlarged the existing forward berth to include a filler piece to stbd.
  • The additional cushion enlarges the sleeping area across the entire forepeak when needed.
  • Berth is 6' 5" long. 
  • There is a 12,000 BTU Air conditioner, and two overhead deck hatches (with screens). 
  • Large hanging locker to stbd.


  • 50 amp Shorepower with Acme Transformer model # T279747S
  • Northern Lights 6 kw Generator 
  • Victron Blue Smart 30 amp Battery Charger
  • Orion DC Charger
  • 130 amp Balmar Alternator
  • New House Victron Lithium battery Bank (2023)
  • Victron GX-70 electrical system monitor
  • 1 Lifeline AGM Starting Battery 2022
  • Pro Mariner Galvanic Isolator
  • Vessel is Bonded + grounded
  • Mast Cable Lightning Protection


  • Garmin GPS map 741 xs with Depth & XM Weather
  • Garmin 45 GPS handheld
  • Raymarine RL 70C Plotter 
  • Raymarine RN 300 GPS
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Autopilot with smart pilot remote
  • Raymarine ST 60 Wind
  • Raymarine DSM 250 Depth
  • Icom M 604 VHF with AIS/DSC w remote in cockpit
  • Icom M 802 HF SSB with DSC w P-4 Dragon for weather data 
  • Samsung 38" flat screen TV


  • Yanmar 4H3TE 75hp new 2000 (1730 hours)
  • New heat exchanger system from Yanmar including tank (2022)
  • New starter and ignition switch for Yanmar (2022)
  • 1.5" drive shaft 2023 with 17" 3 blade Auto Prop 
  • 2006 Northern Lights Generator 6 kw     4349 hours    (removed & serviced in 2018)
  • Refrigerator & Freezer 110 volt holding plates with separate controls
  • (2) Marine Aire units 16,000 & 12,000 BTU with reverse pumps
  • U-Line Icemaker with inline Culligan Series 350 filter
  • Transfer pump for the (3) Fuel Tanks
  • 12 volt oil change pump for main engine & genset (mounted on bulkhead with manifold)
  • Sea Flow dry bilge system

Sails & Rigging

  • Divine Miss Em is Cutter rigged Sloop with Harken furling Headsails.
  • Double spreader Mast supported with 1x19 standing wire.
  • Sailtec adjustable hydraulic backstay is fitted for downwind work.
  • Boom Gallows (Laminated Wood & Stainless)
  • Mast guards with belaying pins
  • Running rigging led to aft cockpit
  • 2 spare halyards


  • (2) Barinet 32 ST 2 speed self tailing
  • Anderson 46 ST 2 speed Electric self tailing
  • Barinet 22-35 ST (coachroof) self tailing
  • Barinet 22-39 (mast) self tailing
  • Barinet 18 (mast)
  • (2) Waren 1500 lb hoist electric winches with remote  (arch/tender)


  • Full Batten Dacron Mainsail with Mack Pac & lazyjacks (2022)
  • 180 % Dacron Genoa with Furlex roller furling in good condition
  • Dacron Staysail with Furlex roller furling
  • Asymmetrical Spinnaker
  • 110% genoa unused


  • Maxwell 3500 Windlass
  • Super Max 60lb anchor - 280' 5/8 chain
  • Stainless 60 lb plow anchor 30 ' chain and 250' 5/8 rode
  • 3 snubbers for anchors
  •  Saltwater washdown on foredeck
  • Watermaker : Village Marine Tech - 20gph - 110 volt
  • Raritan Quiet Flush Toilet with Pura San Waste Treatment System
  • 2 Rule 3700 Bilge pumps with visual & audible alarms
  • Manual Bilge pump
  • Givens Offshore 6 man Liferaft (2022 last inspection)
  • (4) Mustang survival vests
  • (2) Lifesling MOB in cockpit
  • First Aid Kit / Ditch Bag
  • 6 Portable fire extinguishers (last inspection 2022)
  • (2) Smoke Alarms in cabins
  • 2 CO2 monitirs
  • (2) LED Spreader lights / LED Anchor Light
  • (4) Low level red cabin lights
  • (3) Cabin fans
  • (2) Electric bilge exhaust fans
  • (4) Dorade vents
  • Swim/dive friendly ss ladder
  • Cockpit cushions and shower (hot/cold)
  • Covers for all brightwork
  • Spare stratoglas enclosures for cockpit
  • Extensive medical supply kits
  • Too many docklines & fenders to list


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

Randy Greenfield

For more information about this yacht please contact Randy Greenfield
We look forward to working with you!


Randy Greenfield

Yacht Broker

Palm Beach Florida


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