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2004 Beneteau 473

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Elara

“The Presidential Yacht” is a 2004, three cabin 473 that has hosted many celebrities as well as a U.S. President and his family.This yacht shows very well and is a pleasure to sail.

She has had $30,000 worth of improvements since 2009 including electronics and entertainment systems.

Design and Construction

Solid glass hull, Balsa core deck.
6’11” fin keel with bulb.
Spade rudder on composite rudder post.

Finot is known for designing boats that sail fast offshore.

Speed under sail with 15 knots on the beam 8-9 knots.
Speed under power 7.5 @ 2400 RPM’S 8 plus at higher RPM’S.

White hull with dark blue boot stripe. Black bottom paint.

Equipment on Board:

Accommodations:


Three Cabin Layout with master forward and twin aft cabins.
MAIN SALON:
U-shaped settee with table that converts to double berth.
Central bench seat with storage underneath.
Straight settee to port.
Generous cabinets throughout.
White duratouch upholstery that looks and feels great.
Wood companionway steps hinged for engine access.
Forward facing navigation station to port midship.
Roomy chart table with bookshelf outboard.
Satellite TV
iPod and Laptop plug in
Salon 32 inch Sharp Aquas Flatscreen TV
Bose Lifestyle System
GALLEY:
Located to starboard midship.
Corian counter top provides ample counter space.
Double stainless steel sinks with hot/cold pressure water.
12V Electric front loading refrigerator, top loading freezer.
3-burner Force 10 stainless steel stove with protective bar.
Microwave oven. Storage cabinets.
MASTER CABIN:
Located fully forward.
Centerline double berth.
2 Storage drawers beneath berth.
Hanging locker & storage shelves. Cabin
15 inch Toshiba w/ DVD
FORWARD ENSUITE HEAD:
Vanity and sink with hot/cold pressure water.
Separate shower stall.
Marine toilet with holding tank and macerator pump.
TWIN AFT CABINS:
Located aft to port and starboard. Design and Construction

Solid glass hull, Balsa core deck.
6’11” fin keel with bulb.
Spade rudder on composite rudder post.

Finot is known for designing boats that sail fast offshore.

Speed under sail with 15 knots on the beam 8-9 knots.
Speed under power 7.5 @ 2400 RPM’S 8 plus at higher RPM’S.

White hull with dark blue boot stripe. Black bottom paint.

Navigational and Electrical

A complete suite of electronics by Raymarine featuring:
RL70CRC plus chartplotter at helm, RL70 Repeater at navstation.
ST60 Tridata, Wind and Multifunction units at helm.
ST6001 Linear Type 2 autopilot.
PC interface integration server at Nav station for laptop/Raymarine 6.0 sw connection.
VHF Radio with RAM Mike.
Radar with 2KW dome mounted on the mast.
Raystar 125 LP WAAS GPS.
Four 6 volt AGM Batteries and starting battery.
40amp battery charger, 110V shore power and cord.
prosine inverter , link 1000 battery monitor.
Stereo/CD multi changer, 2 salon speakers & 2 cockpit speakers.

Beneteau 473
Beneteau 473
Beneteau 473
Beneteau 473
Beneteau 473
Beneteau 473
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