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Beneteau Oceanis 473 built by Chantiers Beneteau in 2002 she is ready to sail, EU or UK Vat status, located in sunny Lagos, Portugal. Twin wheeled fin keel, aft cockpit sloop. Twin aft cabin layout. Designed by Groupe Finot and built by Chantiers Beneteau in 2002. Part I British registered. New engine & standing rigging from 2018
The Beneteau Oceanis 473 Clipper boasts excellent accommodation, Master cabin with large island double bed and twin double aft cabin layout. Coupled with great performance, the Oceanis 473 Clipper has become a much sought after vessel with around 600 having been built. In fact, in recent years the Oceanis 473 has been a regular ARC entry, proof of their performance and seaworthiness.
“Viking Blue” is a very well-maintained example of this ever popular comfortable, fast cruising yacht which the current owner has cherished and has sought to keep it updated as technologies and refurbishments or replacements have been required. She has an extensive inventory and has been extremely well looked after by her knowledgeable owner.
Volvo D2 75 (676hrs New 2018), Westerbeke 5.7kw diesel generator, Volvo.QL BP800 80kg12v bowthruster , Raymarine Axiom Pro 9 plotter/radar display running Lighthouse 4 with NavionicsCharts (new 2021 warranty to May 24)Mast fitted Raymarine Quantum radar scanner (new 2021warranty to May 24)
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Dark ‘Steel Blue’ GRP hull with white style lines.
White GRP deck & superstructure with moulded in non-slip surfaces on coachroof. Raised teak capped bulwark. Teak laid side decks, cockpit sole and cockpit seats.
Hull below water lined blasted checked and re-primed prior to ant fouling 2019 new skin fittings and valve throughout.
Lifted April 2023 annual antifouling and valve servicing etc.
Cast iron external fin keel with low centre of gravity.
Semi balanced spade rudder with twin wheels operated via cable and chain system. Emergency tiller.
Cherry finished internal joinery work.
Volvo D2 75 (676hrs New 2018) four-cylinder turbo diesel, flexibly mounted in sound deadened compartment beneath companionway steps.
Reversing reduction gearbox with skeg supported shaft driven three bladed fixed propeller. Stripper AM10 rope cutter on shaft.
Single lever control to port helm station.
Cruising speed 8 knots - max speed 10 knots.
Extensive Spares for engine along with spare Alternator.
2004 Westerbeke 5.7kw diesel generator in factory fitted enclosure (758 hrs) Extensive Spares for generator.
Volvo.QL BP800 80kg12v bow thruster with controls at port helm.
Interior fitted in rich wild cherry woodwork throughout. Hardwearing contemporary grey marine upholstery in saloon, fwd cabin seat and nav station seat.
Reps Bleu Marine fabric in cabins. Contrasting curtains. Wooden floors.
Plenty of ventilation and light from a large number of opening deck hatches and ports. 3 x deck lights to saloon with built in sliding shades.
Blinds/curtains on all hatches. Water system: Pressurised hot & cold water system heated from engine calorifier and 220v immersion heater.
From forward -
Master cabin with large island berth fitted with breathable matting (new 2022), drawers under and various lockers. 3
overhead Lewmar Hatches with new Acrylics and Seals ( 2023) 13 amp sockets with USB and 12 volt USB connectors
Owners heads compartment with electric Ocean Technologies sea toilet (New 2022) with 85L holding tank, overhead hatch for ventilation and washbasin and separate shower.
Spacious saloon with C shaped grey fabric seating and matching curtains (New 2023) seating to stbd and bench seat opposite, dining table with removable centre section and spare short legs for conversion to double berth with infill cushion (New 2015).
Settee berth to port.
Various lockers and storage areas.
Large L shaped Galley aft to starboard.
Complete Gally refit in (2020)– New Laminate grey work tops with large stainless steel sink and mixer tap, fresh & sea water foot pumps,
12v front opening fridge, top opening coolbox
3 burner gas hob with saucepan holder attachments & microwave Oven/grill/forced air/dual crisp under worktop.
Pop up and fixed over cabinet 240 volt 13amp plugs and USB sockets , excellent stowage,
Beneteau crockery and cutlery.
Additional Frigoboat top opening refrigerator.
Large chart table with chart storage, drawers under and navigators seat.
Electrical distribution panel with 12 and 220v circuit breakers with 12 volt USB outlets and continental style sockets.
To port with 85L holding tank manually operated marine toilet (new pump mechanism & seat) washbasin with pullout shower and shower drain sump.
2 x Aft cabins.
Each with large double berth under cockpit both fitted with breathable natural matting beneath mattress, hanging locker, assorted storage, changing area.
Stereo radio player with speakers in saloon and fwd cabin TV and DVD player. Eberspacher D8LC diesel fired hot air heating systemwith masthead TV/FM aerial.
3 x 140ah Domestic batteries (2 x new 2020)
1 x 110ah engine battery (new 2020)
1 x 80ah generator battery (new 2019).
Nasa BM2 Battery Monitor (fitted 2021) Wired via isolation switches to distribution panel.
Charging by engine alternator and battery charger.
12v Lighting throughout with interior lighting including LED overhead lights, red chart table light and navigation lights including bow, stern, steaming, deck and anchor lights.
240v Shore system with connection on transom
RCCB distribution panel, 7 x 220v outlets throughout the boat
40ah marine battery charger.
Immersion heater for hot water tank.
Z-Spar silver anodised alloy keel stepped double spreader mast (flag halyards on lower spreaders) with 2005 Z Spar track to suit full battened main.
Slab reefing boom – 2 rows single line, 3rddeep reef with rams horn.
Mast stowed spinnaker pole.
1x19 stainless steel wire standing rigging (New 2018).
Facnor twin groove roller furling headsail system (new furler 2018).
Polyester and Dyneema running rigging (mostly renewed 2018) led aft to Spinlock clutch jammers.
Sprung rod kicker.
Spinnaker running gear.
Detachable inner forestay with tensioner.
Mainsail – by Hood. Fully battened on cars. Slab reefing – 3 points.
Furling Genoa – by Hood. 150% Vectron with sacrificial strip.
Cruising Chute - Lightly used by Gowen Ocean
Storm jib by Gowen Ocean, unused with new sheets.
Original staysail recut by with hanks for use with inner forestay.
Stackpack Weathermax mainsail cover & boot with lazy jacks (new 2017
At starboard helm – Plastimo Neptune compass. B & G Hydra Multi display.
B & G Autopilot remote control socket.
At port helm - Plastimo Neptune compass. B& G Hydra Multi display .B & G Autopilot control with hydraulic drive pilot. B & G Bluetooth VHF radio handset.
Centre – On custom s/s post – Raymarine Axiom Pro 9 plotter/radar display running Lighthouse 4 with Navionics Charts (new 2021 warranty to May 24)
Over companionway – VHF cockpit speaker. B & G Analogue displays for speed, depth, wind & wind amplified.
Chart Table – Flexible Arm & USB Ports for iPad - Bluetooth to Raymarine plotter/radar display via ‘Ray Control App’. Vesper Marine 6000 Class B AIS (New 2018) B & G V 50 VHF radio & handset and separate speaker. ICS Nav6+ Navtex. Raymarine GPS. B & G Hydra Multi display. Chart table red and white auxiliary lights.
Mast fitted Raymarine Quantum radar scanner (new 2021 warranty to May 24)
Navioinics 2023 charts
Lewmar winches- 2 x 54CSTO self tailing sheet and 2 x 44 CSTO self tailing spinnaker / halyard / reefing winches, (port halyard winch electric)
Open pulpit, s/s stanchions, PVC covered guard wires with gates to port & stbd. Outboard stowage bracket on transom with Yamaha 4hp outboard motor and Osculati Crane.
Split stern guard with stern gate, and access to large teak laid bathing platform with folding boarding ladder, cold water only transom shower and draining locker. Fixed s/steel davits with Avon Rover 4 man Tender fitted with Rail Blazer beach wheels (New 2022) under Sunbrella Boat Cover.
Draining anchor locker with Leroy Somer electric anchor windlass,
Rocna 33kg anchor (new 2021) with stainless steel chain and warp.
Brittany anchor with sperate galvanised chain and warp.
Bow, spring and stern mooring cleats.
Coach roof grab handles.
2 x Dorade vents with s/steel protection bars.
WeatherMax Blue folding spray hood with s/steel grab handle (New 2017)
Spray hood window covers in blue WeatherMax (New 2021).
Full Blue WeatherMax Bimini with wheel position cover only option when required (New 2018).
Full Cockpit Enclosure via 10 zipped in vertical panels (New 2018)
Helm wheel covers and 4 matching winch covers in WeatherMax (New 2018)
Co-Removable cockpit table set on s/s frame.
Draining gas bottle locker.
2 x draining cockpit lockers, 2 x deep lazerette lockers.
Boathook x 2.
Winch handle pockets in cockpit.
Blue Sunbrella fitted cockpit cushions & backs (New 2019).
Fenders and lines
FULL INVENTORY - LISTED BY LOCKER, BY THE OWNER ALSO AVAILABLE
Fresh water: 584 litres in 3 x tanks plus 200 litre additional tank aft.
Fuel: 237 litres in rotomoulded tank.
Hot water: 42 litre callorifier tank.
Holding tanks to fore and aft heads @ 85 litres each.
GME AccuSAT EPirb.
Viking RescuYou 8 man Life raft ( New 2014 – 3 year service 2023)
Offshore flare pack (2022-2025)) plus life raft provision and grab bag to Solas B.
‘Shootit’ Rigging Cutter and Long Handle Bolt Cutters.
Manual and electric bilge pumps with Spare portable Whale hand pump.
2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys with floating light and dan buoy. Harness points on deck.
Rescue Sling & Throwing Lines. KIM Cockpit Safety Ladder Port &Starboard.
Large Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher stern port locker.
Fire blanket in galley. 5 x Fire extinguishers to accommodation. 2 x Automatic fire extinguishers for engine and generator spaces
Firdell radar reflector on mast.
2 x large Maglite torches and clips.