About this Sailboat:
Bruce Farr designed Beneteau M463 sloop with modified wing keel and great sailing performance and comfort . . won “Cruising Sailboat of the Year” award from Cruising World in 1997. Excellent cockpit/stern configuration with swing-over helmsman seat for swimming/snorkeling from the boat. Sloop rig with 130% furled Genoa and new Doyle mainsail with stack-pack and slab reefing. New custom Bimini in Dec. 2008 – much larger and improved over Moorings configuration. Beautiful cherry hardwood and marine plywood interior . . much warmer interior than recent Beneteau or Jeanneau sailboats. At boat yard for bottom painting and clean up . . should be available early May for test sail. Price reduced for quick sale – a great value on one of the most popular boats from the Moorings charter fleet! Marine Survey and info available upon email request.
Equipment on Board:
Yanmar 4JH3E four cylinder diesel rated at 56hp with Kanzaki KBW-20 gear box driving 3 blade bronze propeller . . pushes boat at 7 knots at 2200 rpm burning slightly over 1 gallon per hour. Lewmar “54” primary and “44” cockpit two-speed self-tailing winches for sail trim.
New Sony AM/FM/CD stereo system, Autohelm ST50 GPS and Standard Horizon VHF radio at Nav Station with Raymarine ST7002 Autopilot plus ST60 Depthsounder and knotmeter at helm with Plastimo Olympic 135 compass. New (Nov. 2009) AB 10VL 5 person dinghy and 2008 Yamaha 15hp outboard engine priced separately ($3,900).