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Beneteau - 473

    Location: North Kingstown, RI, US


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This is a 2001 Two Cabin Layout Beneteau 473.  The Beneteau 473 was awarded 2001 Boat of the year for Best Production Cruiser. 

"Honu Life" is a fine example of this very popular Beneteau model. Designed by Groupe Finot, she offers a unique combination of elegant lines with great space and performance. One of the cleanest 473'S on the market, loaded with gear and improvements that should not be missed.  View Full Specs for additional Details

Currently hauled for the winter, under shrink-wrap and available for inspection.  Please call or email to view this great boat. 

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Honu Life
Make: Beneteau
Model: 473
Year: 2001
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 47 ft
Length Overall: 14.33
Beam: 14.17 ft
Max Draft: 5.5 ft
Displacement: 27,072 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH3TE
  • Fuel: diesel
  • Engine Power: 75|horsepower


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 62|gallon
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 220|gallon
Holding Tank Count:
Holding Tank Capacity:


Boat Class: Cruisers


Ryan Miller



  • New starter battery
  • New mainsail roller furling system with new furling and outhaul lines
  • New fresh water pump and pressure tank
  • New water pump on Panda generator


  • New electric toilet in forward head
  • New manual toilet in mid-ship head
  • New house batteries


  • New Balmer generator


  • All new cushions in salon and forward stateroom
  • New HMC custom mattress in forward stateroom
  • All new cockpit cushions with custom back cushions
  • New "rail cushions" at twin helms
  • New dodger ( 2014 )
  • Custom canvas winter cover - tent style 3-section ( 2015 ) - Needs some service work
  • Added new windlass control @ port helm
  • New UV cover on headsail ( 2015 )
  • Line hangers added to both aft storage lockers


  • Rebuilt anchor windlass including new motor
  • 230 Ft. 5/16" BBB galvanized anchor chain
  • New propane oven/stove in galley
  • 2nd Propane tank and regulator added in aft propane locker
  • Safety glass "backsplash" added in galley
  • New galley faucet
  • Interior cushions

 At Nav station:

  • Raymarine ST-60 Tridata
  • Raymarina 4KW digital radar (2012)
  • Heart interface
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • JVC entertainment
  • Icom IC-M710 VHF
  • Electrical distribution panel

At starboard helm station:

  • Raymarine ST60 apparent wind/speed
  • Raymarine ST60 tri-data

At port helm station:

  • Raymarine e95 chartplotter (2012) interfaced with:
  • Raymarine 4KW HD digital radar
  • Raymarine ST60 repeater
  • Raymarine st 6000+ autopilot
  • Remote ram mic
  • Bow thruster controls


  • Samsung flat screen TV/DVD in salon
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Pressure hot and cold water
  • Adler Barbour refrigeration/freezer
  • Top loading freezer
  • Front loading fridge
  • 3 burner propane stove/oven - barely used (2015)
  • access to large lazzarette locker
  • prodigious storage in drawers and cabinets
  • ample couter-top preparation area
  • Microwave oven
  • SS Bow pulpit
  • Double bow roller
  • Bruce plough anchor w/rode
  • Rebuilt Horizon 1500 electric windlass
  • 11 opening hatches and 6 opening ports and two dorades
  • 3" toerail w/ teak cap 
  • SS grab rail
  • Massive mooring cleats, aft , center and forward
  • Lewmar traveler on coach
  • Lewmar 54ST 2SP primaries
  • Lewmar 40 ST2SP starboard coachroof
  • Electric Lewmar 40 ST portside
  • All lines through linestoppers
  • SS stern pulpit with walk through to swim platform w/ swim ladder 
Sails / Canvas
  • 140 genoa on furler
  • in-mast furl mainsail
  • keel stepped mast
  • Swept back double spreaders
  • Baby stay
  • Split backstay 
  • Dodger
  • Bimini
  • Cockpit table cover
  • Winch covers 
Mechanical and Electrical
  • Yanmar 4JH3TE
  • Fischer Panda mini 8
  • Cruiseair 26,000 BTU AC w/ reverse cycle (aft cabin AC not functioning)
  • Bow thruster
  • Heart 2000 w/ 100 amp inverter charger
  • 150 volt alternator
  • 1 100 amp starter battery
  • 3 200 amp house batteries
  • Twin steering stations
  • Engine and bowthruster controls to port
  • Split backsay w/ adjuster
  • Propane locker
  • Stern lazzerette lockers will hold a folding bicycles
  • Neat and clean line locker
  • All seating areas in inlaid teak 
  • Custom teak cockpit sole (removable)
  • Custom teak cockpit table
  • Custom teak boarding ladder fits P/S gates 
  • Twin helmsman seats
  • Compainonway doors as well as boards
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.customContactInformation

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