Yorath Yachts
16601 CA-1
Sunset Beach, CA, US, 90742
Mikelson 43-SPORTFISHER - main image

2002 Mikelson 43 Sportfisher

location icon Huntington Beach, California
Year 2002
Length 43'10 ft

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


Year Built 2002
Category Power
Length Overall 43 ft
Beam 15'8 ft
Max Draft 3'6 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID MYI43028F202
Drive Type V
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 960 hp
Fuel Tank Cap. 600 gal
Water Tank Cap. 200 gal
Holding Tank Cap. 60 gal
Dry Weight 34600 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Cummins
Model: 6CTA 8.3 M4
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 480hp
Type: Inboard
Engine Location: Port
Drive Type: V
Engine Hours: 135

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Cummins
Model: 6CTA 8.3 M4
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 480hp
Type: Inboard
Engine Location: Starboard
Drive Type: V
Engine Hours: 965
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


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.