Broom 430 will hit the water at the start of next year

Broom as you know it but with a modern twist. That’s a pretty good way to sum up the Broom 430, which will hit the water in January.

From the outside it is Broom through and through but with some flair, which should mean the 430 just about keeps up with its sexier rivals.

There are voluptuous curves in the superstructure, sleek bonded windows not only at deck level but also running along the length of the hull and a more contemporary blue gel-coat. Within the constraints of Broom’s famous aft cabin design it is a good looking boat.

The changes keep on ringing below decks where the bed in the aft cabin now runs athwartships across the cabin giving those in bed views out over the water through the windows in the heads. A chaise longue runs under the large aft window where the head of the bed used to be.

The heads has a sliding door and enjoys the cabin’s full length with a toilet at one end and shower the other.

The feel down below is more modern, too. New materials and colours bring the internals bang up to date, the cream leather and glossy cherry a thing of the past (yet still an option).

There is a lot of fun to be had with the layout and the owner can have as much or as little input as they wish.

The standard design includes a spacious dinette with the galley a couple of steps down, bathed in the light flooding in through the forward screens. The split galley has domestic-size appliances or you can opt for a cosier breakfast dinette.

On deck there are more new touches. The neat bow bench, seen previously on the yard’s coupe range, makes an appearance here and provides a nice private spot for a couple to have a drink.

There is also the option to have a hardtop over the cockpit/helm station with opening hatches over the helm and a retracting canvas roof over the seating aft.

Power options range from 370-880hp with the largest twin 440hp diesels delivering a 29-knot top speed from the tried and trusted John Bennett hull.

Data
Length 43ft 3in (13.2m)
Beam 13ft 11iin (4.2m)
Draught 3ft 6in (1.7m)
Air draught 10ft 10in (3.3m)
Weight (approx) 13 tonnes
Berths 4 or 4+2
Engines 370-880hp
Top speed 29 knots
RCD certification Category B

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