Beneteau 473 2004 $215,000.00 USD *

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$215,000.00 USD *
Two Cabin/ Two Head layout with large aft storage locker, shoal draft, in-mast furling, bow thruster, generator, reverse cycle heat and air, wind generator, davits, RIB, and new outboard motor.

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The Beneteau 473 is a renowned sailing yacht, blending performance with comfort, making it a preferred choice for cruisers worldwide. Its spacious design, modern amenities, and reliable performance ensure that sailors can journey long distances with confidence and ease. Notably, the Beneteau 473's excellence was recognized when it clinched the prestigious "Boat of the Year" award in 2001.

The 2001 Beneteau 473 "Sanctuary" looks like a 10-year-old boat due to its owner and previous owner taking such outstanding care. 

General Specs:

Two Cabin/ Two Head layout with large aft storage locker, shoal draft, in-mast furling, bow thruster, generator, reverse cycle heat and air, wind generator, davits, RIB, and new outboard motor.

Notable Upgrades since 2021:

New main sail and 120% genoa, added a bow sprit, new standing rigging, new stanchions, boarding gates, and lifelines, new 4D gel batteries, new charger/inverter, all new electronic including radar and AIS, replaced teak toe rail, ADDED 316 Stainless bolts between existing bolts of hull main deck joint, new epoxy barrier coat on the keel. 

  • Upgrades and Maintenance

    The first owner moved the boat from Massachusetts to Maryland and made the following upgrades. 

    1. Furling main, jib, spinnaker w/sock
    2. Classic wooden interior
    3. 67 HP Westerbeke main engine
    4. Gas Stove and Oven with two gas bottles and safety solenoid
    5. Volvo/Penta Belt driven Bow Thruster
    6. Anchor equipped with 120 Ft chain rode
    7. Emergency helm
    8. ADDED anchor sun awning 
    9. ADDED Wind Generator
    10. ADDED Two Air Conditioning units
    11. ADDED 4KW Westerbeke Generator
    12. ADDED Microwave
    13. The second owner purchased the Beneteau 473 in November 2013--10 years ago.

    The second and current owner purchased the boat in 2013 and made the following improvements.

    1. Repaired all issues identified in survey and much more--
    2. REPLACED all through-hull valves (2014)
    3. REPLACED Dodger and Bimini (2014)
    4. TRANSITIONED from ablative hull paint to Trinadad hard epoxy (2014)
    5. UPGRADED rear engine seal-no oil leaks (2014)
    6. INSTALLED electrical isolation between boat and shore power (2014)
    7. REPLACED all main engine belts and hoses, alternator (2014)
    8. REBUILT Water pump (2023)
    9. REPLACED Oil Dip stick-low point in Lube oil system (2023)
    10. ADDED freshwater head forward (2014)
    11. ADDED NEW sails, with new main, and new 120% Genoa (2022)
    12. ADDED NEW furling asymmetrical spinnaker (2022)
    13. ADDED Bow Sprit (2022)
    14. REPLACED ALL standing rigging-wire rope (2021)
    15. REPLACED ALL lifelines-no plastic coatings (2021)
    16. REPOTTED stanchions at starboard gate (2021)
    17. NEW aft stay insulator (2021)
    18. ADDED LED spreader lights (2021)
    19. REPLACED all cabin overhead lights with LEDs (2014)
    20. Masthead light is now LED (2021)
    21. NEW 4D GEL Batteries (April 2023) $750ea. Rewired for Solar PWR (2023)
    22. REPLACED Engine and Generator Start batteries (2023)
    23. ADDED Power charger/inverter isolation breaker (2023) 
    24. ADDED cross connect btw engine recharging and household battery (2023)
    25. ADDED trickle down circuit from engine battery to generator charging (2021) 
    26. NEW water heater--moved and replumbed (2023)
    27. Mast Spreader properly aligned (2021)
    28. Mast rewired (2021)
    29. NEW TV Antenna (2021)
    30. NEW Raytheon Radar (2021)
    31. NEW Raytheon Nav table and Helm Displays--AIS, GPS, Autopilot (2021), Digital maps/Navigation
    32. ADDED compass with nighttime red lighting (2021)
    33. ADDED USB and cigarette lighter connections at helm (2021)
    34.  NEW stern light wiring to allow select lighting with/without dinghy (2018)
    35. NEW helm engine Instruments Panel (2021)
    36. NAV display includes AIS (2021)
    37. New STEREO /CD player (2021)
    38. NEW VHF Fixed Radio with GPS (2021)
    39. NEW portable/handheld VHF with GPS (2021)
    40. NEW aft stay with Ham radio insulator (2021)
    41. REPLACED companionway slats with teak. Removed plexiglass (2021)
    42. REPLACED Teak toe rail (2021)
    43. ADDED 316 Stainless bolts between existing bolts of hull main deck interface with new 3M 4200 epoxy (2021)
    44. REPLACED ALL cockpit cushions with Scotch guard Sun Brella (2014)
    45. NEW foam in both forward and aft cabin mattresses (2019)
    46. REPLACED kitchen counter (2014)
    47. ADDED sump pump for aft AC unit—condensate pumps overboard (2014)
    48. ADDED splash shield above forward AC unit (under kitchen sink) (2018)
    49. NEW circuit board for forward salon AC unit (2018)
    50. ADDED Volt Meters on port and starboard shore power cables (2018)
    51. REWIRED AC units to load share--one unit per shore power cable (2018)
    52. REPLACED ALL main deck square overhead hatches (2017-2019)
    53. REPLACED and resealed large overhead salon windows (2020)
    54. REPLACED teak sugar scoop (stern) square non-skid pads (2023)
    55. REPLACED old davits with NEW Arched Davits
    56. ADDED NEW Outboard Motor Crane (2014)
    57. NEW 10 Ft Zodiac Dinghy (2017)
    58. ADDED Navigation light kit for dinghy
    59. NEW Outboard Engine 4HP Four Stroke, 1-month-old (4/2023)
    60. REPLACED Cutlass Bearing (2022)
    61. MACHINED speed prop inner gears (2022)
    62. REPLACED shaft zincs, and speed prop zincs (2023)
    63. Took iron keel to bare metal w/new base coat and hard epoxy (2023)
    64. REPLACED Leather hand-sown helm grips (2023)
    65. Newer PFDs, EPIRB, horse collar life ring and fire extinguishers
    66. Spare part kits for the generator and engine
    67. Spare/second anchor and Nylon rode

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