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2040 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, California 92101, USA
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1978 Polaris 43

  • 43 ft
  • Cruiser
  • San Diego, CA, US

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1978 Polaris 43 Sailboat For Sale in San Diego

Ready to cruise and Liveaboard capable! Major upgrades in 2002 - Yanmar 50hp Engine, Mast, sails, riggint, hard dodger, electronics, new fuel tanks, Etc. A proven blue water cruiser, Twilight Relection has been owned and cared for by a single owner. She has won mahy trophies from her Yacht Club for best maintained boat in the fleet.


The Polaris 43 is similar to Robert Perry designs with a fin keel and skeg rudder and double ended for sea kindliness. A custom aluminum mast was fabricated to allow all sail controls and roller fuling jib and main to be operated safely from the cockpit without leaving the helm for single handed sailing. MPS cruising spinnaker included. LED TV's in salon and captain's bunk, CD/DVD, AM, FM, home entertainment center, 6 new house batteries, SSB Radio, cockpit and chart table VHF's, Robertson HD Autopilot, Interphase sonar, Raytheon 48 mile radar electronics installed.


This sturdy boat has a flush deck for easy deck movement, dingy (2 year old Taurus with 20HP Mercury Outboard) storage and visibility. The custom hard dodger and lee canvas make the cockpit weather resistant for comfort. Solar panels act as a bimini to keep the cockpit shaded.


Electric and an demand LP water heaters, electric head, stern mounted Magma BBQ, gimballed stove with oven, microwave oven, 2500 watt inverter, separate refrigerator and freezer systems and multiple cabin fans make staying aboard pleasant. You have to see this boat to appreciate the storage, Bristol condition and readiness to sail in comfort and safety now.

            Please call for an appointment

Contact Phil Kinnison for more information on this vessel --   858 357 6194


Basic Information

San Diego, CA, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Twilight Reflection
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Dimensions & Weight

43 ft - 13.11 meter
42 ft 9 in - 13.03 meter
12 ft 8 in - 3.86 meter
Draft - max:
6 ft - 1.83 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
24600 lbs


Cruise Speed:
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Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
50 (Individual), 50 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
35 gallons - 3 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
180 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
20 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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Stepping aboard you will notice a large cockpit with good seating and protected from the wind with a nice hard dodger, going below you see beautiful teak interior throughout. Going below on the teak steps, on your port side is the large galley and across from the galley is the Navigation station and a quarter bunk, going forward on your portside is the dinette table with a "L" shaped seating arrangement, the dinning room table is hinged and will swing up to accommodate the port settee, for more seating. Going forward from here you will find the head to port and a Pullman berth to starboard, this berth will actually pull out for a a larger bed. And going to the bow is a "V" berth that is being used for sail storage.






  • Deep Double SS sinks.
  • Hot/ cold water.
  • Small Microwave.
  • Three burner stove top with oven.
  • Separate controls for Refrigerator/Freezer.
  • Controls for refrigerator cold plate, and evaporator in freezer. two separate   independent systems/compressors, cooling is through thru hulls.
  • Lots of storage.
  • Plenty of counter space.
  • Custom dish storage.
  • Propane control panel.        




  • Large comfortable head with stand alone shower, sink, and        toilet, with lots of storage space.




  • Radar Raymarine, RL74  4.5kw
  • Interphase Sonar unit.  Forward scanning sonar.
  • Autopilot Roberson.
  • Depth Finder. Needs service.
  • Wind Direction Indicator. Needs Service
  • Wind Speed Indicator. Needs Service
  • Stereo, Multiple Speakers and Sound controller.
  • Home theater surround sound DVD,AM/FM tuners.
  • Vhf Radio, Two, one at chart table and one at the helm.
  • Inverter. Trace 2500 watt.
  • Battery Monitor.





      Trace Battery Charger and Monitor.  2500 watt inverter.

      120vac Shore power cord.

      12 Volt Electrical system.

       No Generator, Wiring in place for generator.

       4 Gallon LP water heater, and is in series with the electric                water heater.

       3 pairs of golf cart batteries, for house.  (lead acid)

       1 Start battery.

       1 windlass 12 volt battery with combiners.



New Gear


         Bottom Paint, two coats Trinidad. 06/2021

         6 New golf cart batteries. 02/2022

         Dinghy Taurus 10'  Mercury 20 HP  Serviced 2021,with deck             cradle.

         Solar Panels,  New 2020 ( not connected )

         Life sling MOB case and horse shoe life ring with floating               light at the stern.

         Lighting, Galley lights, Main Salon lights, Head lights,                       Bunks, and all interior lights converted to LED lighting.

         Dodger/Cockpit lights...Red and white, LED, Running                       lights, converted to LED.

         Tricolor masthead light, anchor light, and strobe.

          High performance Radar Reflector at mast head, fore deck              light can be switched on in the cockpit,



Sails & Rigging


      Aluminum Mast ( custom )

      Aluminum Boom.

      Roller furling main sail.

      Roller furling head sail

      MPS cruising chute.

      Storm Sail.  

      Storm Drogue.

      Mast mounted down wind pole.

       Port and starboard Spinaker halyards.




         Teak decks, Real teak decks, not European teak decks.

           Windlass, with up/down switches on deck and in the                         cockpit.

           60# CQR Plow anchor and chain.

           BBQ.  Plumbed to LP system  2 tanks.

           Life raft , needs service.

           Radar pole with radar antenna.

           Radar Pole with VHF speaker, light, and various antennas.

           Solar panels , not hooked up (new).  80Amps from two duel             panels, Morningstar MPTT charge controllers (new)

            Garhauer main sheet traveler.

            Custom Jib line bags.

            Custom seat cushions and seats in the cockpit.

           Weather cloths surrounding the cockpit.


Odd's and ends


    1 Higher bilge pump, it has a alarm.

      2 Racor fuel filters in line with bypass.

      1 Racor fuel vaccum gauge for filter status.

       Double Shiv PTO on Yanmar with mount for second                         alternator, or pump etc.

       New engine raw water thru hull 

       New Yanmar water pump impeller   6/21

       15 Gallon/ hour Water maker installed. (needs membrane)

        Emergency Tiller in stern locker.

        12 life vests  in stern locker.

         30# Danforth anchor with 40' 3/8 chain and 250' 3/4 rode in               stern locker.

        2 Propane tanks, manifold, solenoid control in stern locker.  




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.




  • Depthsounder
  • Radar
  • Log-Speedometer
  • Radar Detector
  • Wind Speed and Direction
  • TV Set
  • Navigation Center
  • Plotter
  • DVD Player
  • Autopilot
  • Radio
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • Cockpit Speakers
  • VHF


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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.