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2005 Beneteau Oceanis 473

Licata, Italy


Beneteau Oceanis 473, built 2005. A meticulously maintained and comprehensively equipped example of this popular cruising yacht benefiting many numerous upgrades and ideally located in Sicily. If you are looking to explore the Med and/or venture further afield wanting the comfort of long-range capabilities, then look no further. Ready to sail with a couple of days preparation and a supermarket shop. A particularly good example of this sought after, very well respected and well-built Beneteau Oceanis model. Yanmar 4JH3TE 75hp Diesel engine serviced every 150hrs, 60ltrs/h watermaker, 2.2kva Petrol generator, 4 x Solar panels (480w total). Sleeps 6 in 3 cabins plus 2 in saloon. New Zealand Flag - VAT Not paid. Euros 105,000

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Not Paid
Make: Beneteau
Model: Oceanis 473
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau (FRA)
Designer: Groupe Finot
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 47 ft / 14.33 m
Length Overall: 47 ft / 14.33 m
Waterline Length: 43'8 ft / 13.31 m
Beam: 14 ft / 4.27 m
Max Draft: 6'8 ft / 2.04 m
Displacement: 24,277.3 lb
Ballast: 8,157.1 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 4JH3TE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 75hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Engine Hours: 4886


Heads Count: 3
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop


Jonty Stubbs
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers


Williams & Smithells UK
Wicormarine Cranleigh Road, Portchester
Fareham, GB, PO16 9DR


White GRP hull
Copper coat antifouling 2013
White GRP deck
White GRP superstructure
Aft cockpit
Fin keel with bulb
Rudder dropped serviced and bearing serviced/paired
Wheel steering
Modified gin and tonic port and starboard push pits
Provision for wind generator

Powerful-looking hull with a distinctively full, raised bow, keel-stepped mast and deep keel giving good performance and stability


Yanmar 4JH3TE 75hp Diesel engine
Serviced every 100 - 150hrs
Engine exhaust replaced 2017
Shaft drive to 3 blade fixed prop with rope cutter
Numerous tools/hoses/hardware
Numerous filters/spare parts
2.2kva Petrol generator
60ltrs/h watermaker run from generator
(Membrane, High-pressure hoses, Pump and Motor new 2020)
Seawater pump serviced 2020

Owners Comments
Major service to engine - Yanmar with 4886hrs of which 500hrs trouble free 2020 - Comprehensive check over by experienced marine diesel mechanic (Marmaris Turkey -July 2020) including but not limited to tappets adjusted engine and transmission raw water heat exchangers completely overhauled new raw water inlet pipes new seals new belts stern tube shaft seal lubricated turbo checked etc. Good bill of health. Between 4330 and 4886 oil changed every 100hrs Filter every 200hrs


12v DC and 220 AC onboard voltage
Bosch 95ah Engine start battery (2019)
4 x Varta Leisure domestic batteries 740ah total (2019)
Victron Battery Monitor (Bluetooth) (2020)
Victron MPPT Charge Controller (Bluetooth) (2020)
Shore power
Battery Charger
Phoenix Compact 2000w inverter
4 x Solar panels (480w total)
2 x 80amp alternators


3 x Tanks, total capacity 640ltrs

235ltrs Main diesel tank
185ltrs Secondary diesel tank (transfer pump to main tank)
80ltrs Total in 4 x containers stowed aft
Combined diesel tankage - 500litres.

60ltrs Total in 4 x containers

3 x 60ltrs holding tanks (1 per head)

Rig and Sails

Keel-stepped aluminium mast (masthead-rigged)
Two sets of swept-back spreaders
Stainless steel standing rigging (oversized at manufacture for this Oceanis model)
Shrouds, lowers, forestay and baby stay, and twin backstays inspected and tuned 2020
Stainless steel standing rigging (2016)
Spinnaker track car, role and hardware - no pole
Some running lines replaced 2020
4 x Winches serviced 2020

White battened, slab reefed mainsail with cover (Lazy bag on lazy jacks)
White roller 130% furling genoa with cover
Secondary furling headsail


Sleeps 6 in 3 cabins plus 2 in saloon
Forward ensuite master cabin with double berth
Heads with electric WC serviced 2020 and shower
Saloon with dining area offset to starboard
Linear galley to port
L-Shaped galley to starboard
Double stainless-steel sink with dish drainer area
Cooker with 4 hobs and oven
Full kitchen utensils
Cooking pots, pans etc…
Nav station to starboard
2 x Aft heads serviced 2020 with showers
2 x Aft double cabins
2.3m cabin headroom
Main cabin carpet rolled and stored
Mattress protectors
New main cabin skylight and all new deck hatches throughout (2020)
All new curtains (2020)
Eutectic refrigerator (serviced 2019)
Eutectic 100ltr fridge (serviced 2019)
Drinking water filters plus spares
Saltwater foot pump
12v Interior fans throughout
All hatches serviced 2020
Small electric heater
Cockpit speakers
CD player


Lofrans Tigras 1200w windlass
Controlled at bow and helm (new buttons 2020)
33kg Rockna anchor with 100mt galvanised chain
32kg Delta anchor with 50m chain and 50m warp
Delta 16 kedge anchor
Mooring cleats (stainless steel back plates reinforced 2020)
6 x Stern ropes
80m floating line on Stainless steel drum
Cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder
Cockpit shower
Cockpit table
Bimini top
Window hatch covers
Cockpit cover
Bosuns chair


2 x Compasses
Raymarine i70 depth sounder (2017)
Raymarine i70 speed/log (2017)
Raymarine i70 wind and direction (2017)
Raymarine Axiom 9inch MFD plotter (2020)
MFD Plotter Charts - Navionics Mediterranean (Subscription current)
Autohelm ST6001+ (serviced 2019) repeater at nav station
Raymarine Qantam 2 Doppler Radar (2020)
Vesper Marine XB8000 AIS (smart AIS class B transponder with Wifi and NMEA 2000 Gateway) (2020)
Predict Wind YB3i Global GPS Tracking Device (2020)


Lomac Hyperon 2.9m hard bottom Tender
6hp 4 stroke outboard 2017
Outboard bracket


Plastimo 8 person life raft
Electric bilge pump (serviced 2020)
Manual bilge pump
EPIRB (Expired)
Flares (2020)
Smoke detector
4 x Dry powder fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Floating light
Hoof buoy
Safety gear for 10
3 x Auto inflatable life jackets with harness
9 x Standard life jackets with harness
Emergency tiller

Title Documents and Tax

List of All documents seen prior to setting details live for mkting.

New Zealand Registry (Current)
Closure of Previous British Flag
Declaration of Conformity
VAT Not paid - no invoice
In 3rd ownership (2 British & 1 New Zealand)

Disclaimer and Travelling to Inspect

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