2001 Beneteau 473

ID# 3192728

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Yacht Overview

Make: Beneteau

Model: 473

Year: 2001

Length: 47′

Located In: Fort Pierce, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 3192728

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Nicest 473 on the market! Well maintained and updated.  Just returned from Bahamas cruise and in Fort Pierce.   Never chartered. US built. Beautifully maintained and lightly used.  2 stateroom/2 head layout. Shoal draft 5’7"and ICW friendly mast height.  New Sails and B&G Electronics in 2017. Cruise equipped and loaded with ammenities!  

  • New Neil Pryde Dacron Mainsail in Stack pack, 2017
  • New Roller furling 140% Dacron Genoa 2017
  • New Stamoid canvas package, bimini, dodger, polycarbonate front and side panels 2018
  • (3) Electric winches
  • Electric windlass and heavy ground tackle
  • (2) Air conditioning units
  • Wabasto heat system
  • Centerline queen berth forward with ensuite head and shower
  • Queen awarthship guest berth with dual access head and shower
  • Increased fuel capacity and tranfer system
  • 76hp Yanmar – clean and 2350 hours
  • Max prop
  • Comprehensive  Electronics package 
  • New B&G Chartplotter 2017
  • Radar, Autopilot, SSB, VHF…
  • Dingy davits
  • Apex RIB
  • Solar panels
  • Wind generator
  • Liferaft
  • Large storage locker

Full Specs

Boat Name
Mer Sea
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2001
Engine Model:
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine Power: 76|horsepower

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 ( 130 Gallon )
Fuel Tanks: 1 ( 126 Gallon )
Holding Tanks: 1 ( 44 Gallon )
Number of single berths:
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Spacious 2 cabin layout with air conditioning and heat for your comfort.  Plenty of natural light and ventilation with numerous opening hatches, ports and skylights.  

Comfortable U-shaped salon settee with dining table and double bench seat for additional seating and storage.  Bench settee to port.  Forward facing nav desk to port and L-shaped galley opposite with access to huge storage locker.

Generous owner’s stateroom foward features centerline queen berth with storage beneath, upholstered bench, multiple storage lockers and ensuite owner’s head with separate shower.

The large guest cabin aft has hanging storage lockers. Second head has dual access.

  • Clean and in very nice condition!
  • Beautiful Cherry stained Mahogany Joinery work
  • Blue upholstery
  • Dining table has removable leaf
  • Table has short legs to drop down and  convert into an additional double bunk
  • Flat panel LCD TV
  • Clock and barometer
  • Skylights with shade panels
  • Opening hatches with Oceanair shades, screens for all
  • Opening ports w/screens
  • Four 12V turbo fans

  •  L-shaped galley to starboard of companionway entry
  • Propane stove and oven
  • Top and Front loading refrigeration
  • Microwave
  • Double SS sinks
  • Hot and cold pressure water system
  • Cabinets and drawers
  • Huge storage locker access from both galley and lazerette
  • Plenty of counter space and dry good storage

Sails and Rigging
  • Classic rig for increased performance
  • Keel stepped aluminum mast
  • New Dacron Mainsail by Neil Pryde 2017, 4 battens, 2 reef pts
  • New 140% Dacron furling genoa by Neil Pryde 2017
  • Profurl genoa furler
  • New lazybag Neil Pryde 2017
  • Mast mounted forespar whisker pole
  • Two Lewmar 58ST electric primary winches
  • One Lewmar 40ST electric maneuvering winch
  • Six sheet stoppers on port cabin top
  • Jib halyard
  • Main halyard
  • Topping lift
  • Main sheet
  • Outhaul
  • Six sheets stoppers on starboard cabin top
  • Vang
  • Cunningham
  • Reef
  • Pole lift
  • Spinnaker halyard

Electronics/Navigation Equipment
  • New B&G 12 inch chartplotter on Navpod 2017
  • with Radar mounted on scanstrut self leveling 2017
  • AM/FM Bluetooth on sonichub B&G system
  • Raymarine E7D  chartplotter,  has separate depth finder
  • Raymarine 125 GPS mounted on stern rail
  • Integrated with Chartplotter RL 80 C at Nav station
  • Insulated backstay for SSB antenna
  • Anchor windlass remote control
  • 2 Raymarine ST60 multi display
  • 2 Raymarine ST60 tridata
  • 2 Raymarine ST6000+ Autopilot  w/ remote
  • Raymarine RL80C chartplotter
  • ICOM 802 SSB w/automatic antenna tuner
  • Raymarine RN300 GPS
  • Furuno Navtex NX-300 receiver
  • Standard Horizon VHF

  • Yanmar 76hp diesel engine, 2350 hours
  • Racor filter
  • Three blade Max prop with line cutter
  • Starboard water tank replaced with fuel tank and transfer pump, total 126 gallons
  • Gauge and transfer switch
  • Starter 2009
  • Standard stuffing box
  • Oil pressure gauge
  • Water temperature gauge
  • Webasto diesel fired hot water heating system(Three zones)
  • Everhot hot water runs in conjunction with Webasto
  • Cruiseair air conditioning and heat (two zones)
  • Jabsco heads
  • 2 x 22 holding tanks
  • Macerator discharge pumps on each holding tank
  • Bilge pump
  • Second high capacity bilge pump
  • Manual bilge pump

Electrical System
  • New Wind generator Kinetix mounted on Kato Stern pole 2017
  • Two solar panels Kyocera 140 W on davits
  • Blue Seas controller
  • Heart Interface 2000 watt, 100 amp Invertor/Charger
  • Link 1000 Monitor
  • Two 4D AGM house batteries (New 2018)
  • One group 31 AGM engine battery (New 2018)
  • 110 Amp Balmar Alternator with smart regulator
  • Spare Balmar alternator
  • Spare Hitachi alternator
  • Battery isolator with solenoid combiner switch
  • Battery temperature sensor for alternator
  • Pro marine Galvanic isolator
  • Two 30 amp shore power circuits
  • Two shore power cables

Deck Equipment and Hull
  • Double bow rollers
  • Electric windlass with corded control and at helm
  • Rocna 73 lbs anchor
  • 200’ 3/8 BBB chain
  • 200’ 5/8 dacron rode
  • Fortress stern anchor w/chain and shackles
  • Fortress storm anchor w/200’ rode
  • Anchor locker
  • Raw water wash down system installed in anchor locker
  • Large lazerette storage in cockpit with access from interior door in galley
  • 6 docklines
  • Four large fenders
  • Viking 6 man double floor life raft in hard canister mounted on deck in custom stainless steel bracket, needs recert
  • Man overboard module (MOM-8) on stern rail
  • 6 life jackets
  • Emergency Ditch kit with first aid and handheld watermaker
  • 4 fire extinguishers
  • Flares
  • Jacklines
  • Hydraulic rigging cutters
  • St-Croix dingy davits
  • 10’ Apex RIB inflatable 2007
  • Kato stainless steel outboard lift
  • Dingy anchor and rode
  • New cockpit cushions 2018
  • New 2018 custom Stamoid fabric canvas / pearl gray, Dodger with polycarbonate windshield, Bimini with Insert, Two sides curtains with polycarbonate windows
  • Sunbrella Cockpit table cover
  • New Dorade vents 2018
  • Bosuns chair
  • Two sport-a-seats
  • Dickenson BBQ grill
  • SS handrails
  • SS stanchions and double lifelines
  • Teak inlay swim platform
  • Swim ladder
  • Stern shower
  • Lazerette storage
  • Radar reflector
  • Sail repair kit
  • Manual clothes washing machine

  • Outboard engine
  • Personal tools


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.