2002 Mikelson 43 Sportfisher

Huntington Beach, CA


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Manufacture: Mikelson
Country: US
Category: Sportfish
Model: 43 Sportfisher
Year: 2002


Length: 43.83 ft
Draft: 3.5 ft
Beam: 15.67 ft


Heads: 2


Number of engines: 2
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Hours: 135
Fuel Capacity: 600|gallon
Water Capacity: 200|gallon
Holding tank: 1

A great boat for fishing off of the California Coast. 43′ Mikelson 2002. Twin Cummins Diesels w/ low hours. Extremely well equipped, Tom Fexas Designed M43. Rare two interior head layout.

*LLC Owned*

Dinghy Not Included


Listed by Yorath Yachts

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH YORATH YACHTS 714.264.3443 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY ZORN YACHT SALES. Zorn Yacht Sales is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

    Manufacturer Provided Description

    The Fexas-designed Mikelson 43 Sportfisherman has been built to fulfill Mikelson’s entry-level sportfisherman niche. Powered with optional twin 450C Cummins engines. Rare to Head Layout.


    • Twin Cummins 480C-E Turbo Diesels
    •  9kW Northern Lights Generator
    • Outback Power Inverter / Battery Charger
    • (3) AGM 8D House Batteries (New)
    • (2) AGM 8D Start Batteries (New)
    • Morse Electronic Controls, (4 stations)
    • Cummins Electronic Digital Displays
    • Racor Fuel Filters
    • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning / Heat
    • 12v Fresh Water Pump
    • Water Heater, 20 Gallon
    • Holding Tank / Macerator / Pump Out
    • New 12v Saltwater Washdown Pump
    • (2) Underwater Lights
    • Shaft Spurs 
    • Main Engine Oil Change Manifold System


    • 2 Staterooms / 2 Heads
    • Forward Master w/Queen
    • Guest Stateroom w/Double Berth
    • Massive Under-Salon Storage/ Utility Room
    • Salon Sanyo Flat Panel TV
    • Bose Lifestyle 5.1 Surround Sound / DVD
    • Closed Circuit Camera System
    • Fusion Stereo/
    • Master Stateroom Flat Panel TV & Stereo


    • Princess Electric 3-Burner Cooktop
    • Refrigerator / Freezer
    • Panasonic Microwave Oven
    • U-Line Ice Maker / Beverage Refer
    • Front Load Freezer
    • Teak & Holly Galley Sole

    Deck and Fish gear

    • New Cockpit Teak Deck (2013)
    • Dual In-Transom Bait Tanks
    • Lee 26’ Double Spreader Outriggers
    • Lee Center Rigger
    • Stainless Steel Rocket Launchers
    • Flush Mounted Stainless Rod Holders
    • Plumbed for Tuna Tubes
    • Cockpit Engine Controls
    • Insulated Fish Box w/Macerator Pump-Out
    • Transom Door & Swim Platform
    • Dive Ladder
    • Tackle Center
    • Flood Lights (cockpit & foredeck)
    • Cockpit Hot/Cold Shower
    • Molded fiberglass bow plank with elevated railing
    • Muir 1100 lb Horizontal Windlass
    • Brower 800 LB Dinghy Davit (bow)


    • Ugraded Simrad Plotter/GPS
    • Furuno NavNet Radar / Plotter / Sounder
    • AP20 Autopilot (forward helm)
    • Simrad AP22 Autopilot (aft helm station)
    • Icom M604 VHF Radio (bridge)
    • Icom M503 VHF Radio (cockpit)
    • Factory Molded Hardtop / Stainless Arch
    • 360-Degree Flybridge Enclosure 2023(2) Stidd Helm Seats
    • Flybridge Aft Tournament StationBridge carpet, refrigerator, settee…
    • Marlin Tower w/Full Controls


    • Twin 2002 Cummins 480C-E
    • Owner Purchased boat with approx. 4000 registered engine hours in 2013.  However both engines rebuilt in 2008 by Bob King, therefore at purchase in 2013 engines had actual hours of approx 600 each.

    • Port engine rebuilt in 2022.

    •  Actual current engine hours Port 135, Starboard 935.

    Recent Upgrades

     Continual and constant upgrades and maintenance since purchase in 2013.  Well over $100,000 made since 2020.


    New Polycarbonate windows and salon mesh

    New Racor Oil, fuel and generator filters and oil change


    January – Complete Overhaul of Port engine and rebuilt Turbo – Coastal Pacific Marine- Bob King

    Starboard engine- new starter and alternator

    New Starboard Aftercooler

    Upgraded both Toilets to 12V Master Flush Toilets

    Engines repainted and new sound proof insulation in entire engine room


    Bottom paint

    New shaft seals – PYI

    Flush Generator cooler

    New trim tab pump

    Clean and Lube all engine components

    New trim tab, steering, macerator, watermaker, bilge pumps and associated wiring & connectors

    New engine room freezer

    New wiring and switches in engine room


    New Marine gear oil coolers and heat exchangers both engines

    New Cummins engine displays

    New alternators and combiners


    Rudders, Props and Shafts sent out and refabbed 

    New Aqualuma underwater lights

    New Transducer


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