'Wayward Wind’ is a 1979 Pacific 43 designed by Robert E Perry and built by Chein Yu S Industries in Taiwan.

She was originally launched in Anchorage, Alaska and cruised the Pacific to Australia. Now based in Pittwater, waiting for her next adventure. She is strong and reliable for a long passages and cruising around the coast. Below the deck you will find a comfortable accommodation with open galley, navigation station, saloon and spacious head. Name comes from a ‘Wayward Wind’ song written in 1956 by Stan Lebowski and Herb Newman:

“The wayward wind is a restless wind

A restless wind that yearns to wander…”


Boat Specs

Lenght12.90 m
Beam3.84 m
Draft1.89 m
LocationPittwater, NSW
Price$ 98,500

Boat Inventory

Reference Number
Wayward Wind
Pacific 43
Hull Material
Fire retardant Airex foam core GRP sandwich
$ 98,500
Pittwater, NSW
Vessel Name
Wayward Wind
Launch Year
12’6 ft
6’2 ft
11,158 kg
Deck Material
GRP with teak overlay
Keel / balast
Robert E Perry
Chien Yu S Industries, Taiwan
Registration Number
Engine Make
WM 68 HP Kubota based diesel-new 2011

WM 68 HP Kubota
Steering: Wheel & quadrant with heavy emergency tiller
Gearbox: Borg Warner Velvet Drive hydraulic-overhauled 2011
Alternator: Bosch 96 amp

Engine Hours
Fuel Capacity
2 x 130 litre under saloon setees-1 S/Steel (good)&1 iron (not connected); 2 x 300 litre under galley floor-iron (not connected)
Fuel Type
Maxprop 3 blade feathering on 32mm shaft
All Barient 2x#28 ST,3x#23, 2x#22ST & 2x#10; 2x deck prisms; Nicro solar vent; New LED nav lights; large bronze deck cleats;
Ground Tackle
Anchor Windlass: Muir Atlantic 2500 with up & down footswitches. Anchors: 60lb genuine CQR, 45lb Bruce. Tackle: 70 metres 10mm chain, 200m anchor rode in bow.
Quality 2 years old Sunbrella with cockpit awning & enclosing cockpit clears (never used), cockpit cushions-complete set. New boom cover.
Owner's double cabin forward of mast with Double bed fwd and Pullman to starboard just aft. Adjacent to this is a large marine head with separate enclosed shower. Ample stowage. Main saloon features "L" shaped dining area to starboard with settee and two pilot berths opposite. Aft of this is the chart table opposite the large "U" shaped galley to port. All solid teak fit out to a very high standard including teak and holly cabin sole with lock down floorboards. Leather seats in saloon. Large teak saloon table with fiddles & drop-down sides.

Bathroom: Separate full-size shower with hot & cold water as well as a saltwater tap. Jabsco electric toilet. Holding tank with electric pump out & deck pump out.
Heater: Taylors 079D diesel
Stereo: Sony BT with Bose interior & Fusion cockpit speakers; TV: 1 saloon (with DVD) & 1 v-berth
Large wrap around U shaped sea going galley with plenty of storage lockers and drawers. Including: Force 10 gas cooktop and oven, Microwave, twin sink with pressure hot & cold water, Top opening Nova cool compressor fridge or freezer, Sep front opening Nova cool compressor fridge, Magma gas BBQ.
Water Capacity
1400 L in 2 S/S tanks
Hot Water System
Kuuma engine 240 volt
Safety Gear
Bilge Pumps: Johnson 2200 automatic, Henderson MKV manual in cockpit and engine driven back up. Horseshoe life ring. Jon buoy. Lifejackets: 2 inflatable, 2 premium standard & 4 basic.
Batteries and charging: Optima Blue starting battery, 3 x 120 a/h AGM house batteries, Chistec 60 amp shore power;
Solar panels: 2x40w 1x90w & Victron MPPT 75/15 Charge Controller
Inverter: 2500w Pure Sinewave
Navigation/communication: Furuno chart plotter & East Cost charts loaded; HF Radio: Codan 8528S & tuner (not connected); VHF: Icom IC-M302; 27 meg radio: GME GX 300; Wind, Depth & Log: Tactic wireless; Depth: 2 extra older working depth sounders; Sharp worm drive quadrant autopilot; Epirb: GME 406; Large Ritchie Compass.
Sail Inventory
- Heavy duty main with 3 reefing points-good
- Furling headsail-good
- Spare light furling headsail-good
- Large drifter & sock-good
- Spinnaker-good
- Hank on staysail-fair to good
- Storm staysail-excellent
Harken furler, Spinnaker pole on mast track.
Mast Rigging
Standing rigging replaced 2011 along with all new quality Ronstan fittings. Running rigging all replaced in 2012 with Marlow Spectra except main sheet which is oversized polyester multi braid. Mast: Deck stepped masthead twin headsail cutter. Lazy Jacks. Burke bosun’s chair.
General Remarks
DVK gas monitor & alarm, Remote Gas solenoid switch, 2 x 9.5 kg gas bottles in self draining aft locker.

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