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2006 Beneteau 473 2Two cabin

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:


“The Explorer” is a 2006, two cabin 473 that has hosted many celebrities.

This yacht shows very well and is easy to single hand with the assistance of the bow thruster and the furling main and jib. She is lovingly maintained and is in turn key condition. 

Builder: Beneteau

Designer: Groupe Finot


LOA: 46 ft 11 in 
Beam: 14 ft 2 in
 LWL: 43 ft 10 in

Draft: 6 ft 11 in

Displacement: 25400 lbs
Ballast: 7225 lbs

Engine Brand: 2006 Yanmar
Engine(s) Total Power: 76 HP
Engine Model: 4JH3TE
Cruising Speed: 8 knots

Maximum Speed: 10 knots
Lewmar electric Bow Thruster

Fresh Water Tanks: (165 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (115 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (44 Gallons)

Equipment on Board:

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.

Rigging and Deck Gear

Roomy cockpit accessed by walkthrough transom and integral swim platform.
Twin steering stations each with compass and leather covered wheels.
Cockpit table removable with canvas case.
(2) 64 Lewmar primary genoa winches on cockpit coaming near helm.
(1) 40 Lewmar maneuvering winch.
(1) 40 Electric winch, 6 winch handles.
2 Genoa tracks with adjustable cars.
Mainsheet traveler adjustable on cabin top.
(8) Spinlock clutch stoppers on coachroof.
(6) Folding pad eyes – for genneker sheets.
SS bow and stern pulpits, lifelines with gates port and starboard.
4 stainless steel handrails on coach roof.
Genco Navy blue Dodger with lexan windows.
Double spreader keel stepped mast.
2 Genoa foot blocks with jammers.
Electric windlass.
20kg stainless Bruce style anchor – 100′ chain, 250′ nylon rode.
6 anodized aluminum mooring cleats.
Cockpit shower – hot and cold.
Stainless steel swim ladder.
Solid boom vang led to cockpit.
2 reefs led aft to stoppers.
Adjustable track on the mast, topping lift and downhauls led aft.
Sheets with deck blocks.
Fenders and lines. Accommodations:

Two Cabin Layout with master forward and port aft cabin.

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

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.

Located fully forward.
Centerline double berth.
2 Storage drawers beneath berth.
Hanging locker & storage shelves. Cabin
15 inch Toshiba w/ DVD

Vanity and sink with hot/cold pressure water.
Separate shower stall.
Marine toilet with holding tank and macerator pump.

Port aft cabin with double berth and hanging locker.

Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
Beneteau 473 2Two cabin
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