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Beneteau 423 "Free Spirit"

Free Spirit


Summer Season Special: For those who would like to charter a larger boat this year, or would simply appreciate a refresher, charter "Free Spirit" for 7 days or longer and you are welcome to take advantage of 1 day of free training on the systems, operation and sailing/handling characteristics of this unique vessel. A $275 value and free to you!






Vessel Specifications

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Cabin Layout
Free Spirit layout
Hull Specifications
  • Year: 2003
  • LOA: 43' 2"
  • LWL: 38' 7"
  • Beam: 12' 11"
  • Draft: 6' 11"
  • Displacement: 19,799 lbs
  • Abundant side and overhead windows provide for a bright interior
  • Headroom: 6' 4" in salon. 6'+ in cabins.
  • Rich cherry interior with stain resistant Duratouch upholstery.
Engine & Electrical
  • 50HP Yanmar diesel engine
  • Cruising speed: 7.2 knots (2800 rpm @ 1.2 gph)
  • 3 blade MAXPROP feathering propeller (high performance/backs easily)
  • New (2010) house bank: three 210 amp/hr AGM deep cycle batteries
  • New (2010) starting battery: 1 x Group 27
  • 100 amp Balmer alternator
  • Shore power
  • Prosine 2.0 HW Inverter, 2000w - 100A charger
  • New (2010): Alpine AM/FM/CD/Stereo with iPod connection & controls
  • 19" flat panel TV/DVD
Accommodations
  • Two large cabins (fore has island queen and aft has large queen berth)
  • New (2009): 7" memory foam mattress in forward cabin. 3" memory foam topper on standard mattress base in rear cabin.
  • Two heads. Master head has separate shower stall.
  • Panoramic windows (with shades) in salon
  • Dinette converts to berth
  • Spacious layout with LOTS of headroom and storage.
  • Sleeps 7, most comfortable for 4 or 5.
  • Diesel forced air heater
Galley
  • Large U-shaped galley with lots of counter and storage space
  • 12v easy access front-loading refrigerator
  • Separate top-loading freezer
  • Force 10 3 burner propane stove with oven and broiler.
  • Microwave
  • Hot/Cold pressure water
  • 2 stage water filtration system
  • Double SS sink
  • Magma propane BBQ on stern rail
  • See inventory for complete galley equipment listing
Navigation
  • Raymarine 6001+ autopilot with remote control
  • Raymarine RL80C color chart plotter/GPS/radar/sonar/autolog with 10" screen at nav station, color RL70C 7" display at helm.
  • Back-up GPS
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • New (2010): Icom VHF with RAMic
  • Handheld VHF for back-up
  • Raymarine ST60 wind display
  • Compass
Mast, sails, rigging & deck
  • In-mast furling mainsail (New performance mainsail for 2013.)
  • 140% genoa with roller furling.
  • Cruising spinnaker with sock available upon advanced request, with spinnaker resume.
  • Rigid adjustable boom vang
  • Gerhauer "EZ Glide" line-adjustable genoa sheet cars.
  • Primary anchor: 45# CQR with 150' chain and 220' nylon rode.
  • Secondary anchor: 22lb Danforth with 50' chain and 200' rode.
  • New (2009): Lewmar H3 electric windlass
  • Mounted stern line reel.
  • Drop-leaf cockpit table
  • Teak inlaid swim platform with swim ladder
  • Hot/Cold cockpit shower
  • Dodger w/ new glass (2010)
  • Bimini with removable connection panel to dodger and windows to view sail.
  • Cockpit enclosure curtains available for spring and fall charters with two-week advanced request.
  • Custom-fitted cockpit cushions and portable folding seats.
  • Fender Step for easy boarding.
  • 11' Avon inflatable dinghy
  • 2HP 4-stroke Honda outboard for dinghy (no extra charge).
Tankage
  • Fuel: 54 gallons with gauge
  • Water: 143 gallons with SensaTank monitor.
  • Holding: two tanks, both with SensaTank monitors.
Comments

This meticulously maintained Beneteau 423 is a performance cruiser offering superb sailing characteristics in balance with plenty of cruising comfort and storage. It was named "Boat of the Year" in 2003 by Cruising World Magazine and also won SAIL Magazine's Top 10 Sailboats for 2003. Charter guests rave both about her excellent sailing ability and spacious, comfortable interior.

  • Weekly Charter Rate
  • Summer: $
  • Spring/Fall: $
  • Early Spring/Late Fall: $
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