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2004 | 47' Beneteau 473 Sailboat for Sale

2004 Beneteau

47' (14.33m) 473 -

Southern Cross is a well equipped, 2 cabin / 2 head version of the popular Beneteau 473 that has been thoughtfully upgraded and ready to take you to wherever your heart desires! Don't pass up the opportunity to have the boat you've been daydreaming about for so long!


Vessel ID# 2811119      Last Updated: 2024-03-13 13:43:26

$ 220,000 USD

€ 204,281 Euros
$ 297,018 CAD

Description

If you've been searching for a safe, comfortable and cruise ready boat to take you to the distant shores you've been dreaming of, then this is the one for you!

Southern Cross is a well equipped, 2 cabin / 2 head version of the popular Beneteau 473 that has been thoughtfully upgraded and ready to take you to wherever your heart desires! Don't pass up the opportunity to have the boat you've been daydreaming about for so long!


Curtis Stokes & Associates is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Yacht Brokers of Annapolis. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Data Sheet

LOA: 47' " (14.33 Meters)

Type: Sail - Used

Year: 2004

Beam: 14' 2"

Bridge Clearance: 63' 5"

Draft Max: 5' 7"

Draft Min: ' "

Cabins: 2

Heads: 2

Maximum Speed: Knots

Cruise Speed: Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 56 Gallons (211.98 Liters)

Fresh Water: 260 Gallons (984.21 Liters)

Holding Tank: 40 Gallons (151.42 Liters)

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Notable Upgrades / Equipment

Southern Cross has been cared for by her knowledgeable owners who have done extensive cruising along the East Coast and Bahamas. Because they spend lot of time onboard, they have taken great care to keep her systems maintained and upgraded to ensure the safety and comfort at sea. 


Recent upgrades include:


  • Electronic systems upgrades (2021-2024)
  • Raymarine Axiom Pro 12S chartplotter with latest Navionics+ charts
  • Raymarine Evolution Autopilot System with p70Rs autopilot controller, EV1 Sensor Core, ACU150 Actuator Control Unit and remote control
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio with AIS/GPS/NMEA2000
  • Raymarine fishfinder thruhull CHIP transducer
  • Masthead wind sensor
  • Navigation lights upgraded to LED
  • Lewmar windlass/anchor remote control
  • Anchor chain counter
  • Lewmar bow thruster joystick controller 
  • HD TV antenna 
  • Fusion MS-RA70 Marine Stereo
  • SR200 SiriusXM® Satellite Weather (subscription required)
  • Freedom SW3000 inverter/charger (2019)
  • Ground isolator for shore power
  • Lifeline AGM house/start batteries (640Ah total, 2018)
  • 150W solar on bimini (2018)
  • 5.5kw NextGen generator
  • SilentWind wind generator mounted on stern standalone mast  
  • All running rigging replaced (2018). Upgraded jib sheet traveler car and lines for easy adjustment of jib sail trim under load.
  • Standing rigging tuned and inspected (2022)
  • New furling mainsail and genoa (2018)
  • Original Main and Genoa are serviceable and available as spares
  • Sunbrella Canvas bimini and dodger with side curtains, strataglass covers and sunscreens (2017)
  • Sunbrella cockpit cushions (2017)
  • Zarcor cockpit doors
  • Recovered Helm wheels with leather hand sewn grips (2023)
  • New toilets (2019). Main cabin head is electric, guest cabin head is manual.
  • New holding tank sensor (2021) 
  • Replaced crazed port lights and hatches (2018)
  • Salon cushions recovered in white ultra leather (2022)
  • All interior lighting upgraded to LED
  • 16,000 BTU A/C in salon (2022)
  • New Smart TV/DVD player
  • Upgraded Variprop 4 blade folding propeller


Accommodations

Main Salon:

  • U-shaped settee with table and bench seat w/ storage to starboard
  • Large comfortable straight settee to port
  • Salon cushions recovered with white Ultraleather (2022)
  • Salon table with inlays and extending leaves with aluminum legs
  • Plenty of storage in cabinets, bench seat and under settees
  • Beautiful traditional cherry wood interior
  • Easy access to bilge area, plumbing & electrical runs, and chainplates
  • Hinged companionway for access to engine room
  • Smart TV / DVD
  • New 16,000 BTU AC unit
  • Upgraded LED lighting throughout the interior
  • Crazed port lights and over head hatches replaced (2018)
  • Retractable screens and sun covers installed on all hatches
  • Forward facing nav station with large chart table to port

 

Forward Cabin:

  • Centerline double berth (6'10" x 4'7')
  • 6'7" headroom
  • Three large overhead hatches and two portlights
  • Plenty of storage in the two under berth drawers, hanging locker, and shelving along the hull
  • Ensuite head with separate shower, electric head (2019), sink and cabinet

 

Aft Cabin:

  • Large athwartships berth (6'10" x 5'1")
  • 6’5” headroom
  • One fixed window, two opening ports and a hatch
  • Storage: hanging locker and smaller locker with shelves 

 

 Day Head:

  • Access to main salon and aft cabin
  • Manual head (2019), sink and cabinet

 

Galley:

  • Large double S/S sinks
  • Hinged trash bin compartment
  • Separate top load Freezer and front load Refrigerator
  • Several storage cabinets above and below the counter tops
  • Three burner propane stove with oven
  • Microwave
  • Access to the cockpit lazerette through a large hatch in the aft galley bulkhead

Hull, Deck and Cockpit

Hull construction: Solid fiberglass with an internal fiberglass grid hull liner, reinforced with unidirectional rovings. Deck construction: Balsa sandwich for stiffness, thermal and acoustic insulation. Solid fiberglass at high load areas.


Shoal draft cast iron keel: 5'7" draft

ICW friendly rig: 59'5" air draft

Last hauled February 2023 and the bottom was painted with Pettit Trinidad

Upgraded Variprop 4 blade folding propeller


Deck Equipment:

  • Large anchor locker forward 
  • S/S stemhead with 2 rollers - extended on starboard side for the primary anchor
  • 44 lb Plow anchor with 200'rode and 50' BBB chain
  • 88 lb Rocna anchor with 200' rode and 100' BBB chain
  • Lewmar electric windlass w/ remote
  • S/S stanchions with double lifelines and boarding gates to port and starboard
  • S/S handrails on coachroof 
  • (2) Dorade vents (ventilation for salon) 
  • Teak toe rail
  • (6) large mooring cleats
  • Wide side decks for easy navigation fore and aft

Cockpit:

  • Twin helms open up the cockpit space and allow for easy movement from the companionway to the transom
  • Recovered Helm wheels with leather hand sewn grips (2023)
  • Zarcor companionway doors
  • Plenty of storage in multiple cockpit lockers. The starboard locker is very deep and is also accessible from the galley below
  • Teak inlay on the seats and swim platform
  • Beautifully varnished teak fixed cockpit table
  • All lines are lead aft to the cockpit for easy control
  • Sunbrella Canvas bimini and dodger with side curtains, strataglass covers and sunscreens (2017)
  • Sunbrella cockpit cushions (2017)
  • Stern mounted propane grill
  • Dinghy davits
  • Outboard engine lift installed


Sails and Rigging

  • All running rigging replaced (2018). Upgraded jib sheet traveler car and lines for easy adjustment of jib sail trim under load.
  • Standing rigging tuned and inspected (2022)
  • New furling Mainsail (2018)
  • New furling Genoa (2018)
  • Original Main and Genoa are serviceable and available as spares
  • Aluminum keel stepped mast with double aft swept spreaders
  • Genoa tracks with adjustable cars
  • (2) Lewmar 54ST primary genoa sheet winches mounted near helm
  • (1) Lewmar ST40 electric winch to port of companionway
  • (1) Lewmar ST40 winch to starboard of companionway
  • All halyards and reefing lines led back to cockpit - genoa and main halyards may be jammed off and stowed at the mast


Electronics

Extensive recent updates to the electronic systems 2021- 2024 to include:


  • Raymarine Axiom Pro 12S chartplotter with latest Navionics+ charts
  • Raymarine Evolution Autopilot System with p70Rs autopilot controller, EV1 Sensor Core, ACU150 Actuator Control Unit and remote control
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio with AIS/GPS/NMEA2000
  • Raymarine fishfinder thruhull CHIP transducer
  • Masthead wind sensor
  • Navigation lights upgraded to LED
  • Lewmar windlass with anchor remote control
  • Anchor chain counter
  • HD TV antenna smart tv/DVD player
  • Fusion MS-RA70 Marine Stereo
  • SR200 SiriusXM® Satellite Weather (subscription required)


Electrical

Additional upgrades to Southern Cross's electrical system (2021-2024) include:


  • Ground isolator for shore power
  • New holding tank sensor
  • Freedom SW3000 inverter/charger (2019)
  • All interior lighting upgraded to LED
  • Lifeline AGM house/start batteries (640Ah total, 2018)
  • 150W solar on bimini (2018)


The diesel generator, wind generator and solar allows for plenty of back-up power, meaning you can cruise off-grid virtually anywhere.


  • 5.5 KW Nex Gen diesel generator with 1546 hours
  • Silentwind Wind generator 400W (2012)
  • 12 volt control panel with breakers
  • 12 volt power socket in cockpit
  • 12 volt power socket in starboard lazarette
  • 110 volt control panel under chart table
  • 110 volt outlets - (1) in each cabin, head, galley, salon and at chart table
  • 110 volt shore power socket on transom
  • (2) 30 amp Shore Power inlets
  • (2) 30 amp x 50' Shore power cords
  • (2) 30 amp x 25' Shore power cords
  • (5) 12V Cabin Fans


Misc Equipment and Extras

  • RIB-310 Single Floor Rigid Hypalon Inflatable Boat (2017)
  • Tohatsu 5hp propane outboard (2018)
  • Custom winter canvas cover
  • Life raft (requires reinspection)
  • (4) offshore inflatable lifejackets and (4) additional standard lifejackets
  • New life ring
  • Jack lines and safety harnesses
  • Paper charts and cruising books
  • Float tubes
  • Hatch & port light wind scoops
  • Spare water and fuel containers
  • Fenders
  • Shop vac
  • Manual Whale pump
  • Misc tools and spares  


ENGINES

Engine 1
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH4-TE
  • Engine Year: 2004
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 76.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 2200.00

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