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2003 Beneteau 473

Oxnard, California


The Beneteau 473 is a blue water performance cruiser with extraordinary interior volume & comfort built by Beneteau &  designed by the well-known Groupe Finot. Vianne has the desirable two-cabin layout.  She is a well-maintained 473 with all of the correct equipment for either lounging around your local marina or cruising the Channel Islands.  With twin helm wheels, an in-boom furling main sail with a new sail track, jib and bow thruster she is the perfect boat for either single or short-handed passages. Vianne Also has a custom cabinet and drawer built just aft of the forward v berth to the port side.

Vianne's current owner has taken very good care of her and has made many upgrades to the vessel. She will also come Equipped with a 12FT Fiberglass bottom Caribe Dingy with a 25HP Mercury with a new carburetor.  

Both the engine and genset were serviced about 4 months ago.

Price Reduced!!  Seller wants Offers.

 Please contact David Quillin to make an appointment to view this vessel. 805 407 1246

Basic Boat Info

Make: Beneteau
Model: 473
Year: 2003
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Finot / Conq
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BEY79113B303
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Bulb Keel


Length: 47 ft
Length Overall: 46'11 ft
Waterline Length: 43'10 ft
Beam: 14'2 ft
Displacement: 24,277 lb
Dry Weight: 24277 lb
Ballast: 8157 lb
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Westerbeke
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 63hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2003
  • Engine Hours: 2,366


Fuel Tank Capacity: 56 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 209 gal


Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Cruisers
More Info :


Bob Nahm


Seacoast Yachts of Channel Islands
2950 S. Harbor Blvd
Oxnard, California, US, 93035

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.

Vessel Walk Thru

The large cockpit can be accessed from the aft swim platform or wide side decks. You will appreciate the easy walk-around space and the uncluttered feel of this cockpit. The Twin Helms design allows for easy access to the swim platform and movement from the helm to the forward section of the cockpit. The two-sided folding table allows for passing forward when either side is used...ideal for eating while underway.

Upon entering at the companionway, wide and ergonomically designed stairs take you right into the spacious main salon. The galley is to starboard and features 2 refrigeration units as well as a freezer, double stainless sink, microwave, propane stove and oven, and a large amount of storage. You can walk aft through the galley to reach the spacious fully enclosed work area where the genset and watermaker are located, out of the way, and easily reached for maintenance.

To port is a well-designed and large nav station, with a comfortable bench, access to all electronics, and plenty of storage. The aft head and the aft stateroom, featuring a large double bed are located just aft of the nav station.

A generous rounded dinette table, with seating for 8, graces the starboard side, and to port is a settee with storage underneath. There is ample storage for extended cruising aboard this boat.

The forward head is to starboard and the forward cabin is unique in that it features a centerline queen bed, with full walk-around space.

Main Salon

The Main Salon contains a U-shaped dinette to starboard, a full settee to port, and abundant storage cabinets. The dinette converts to a double berth.

  • 4 opening hatches w/sunscreens
  • 3 opening ports w/sunscreens
  • Water tankage under floorboards with full manifold control
  • Bar storage cabinet
  • Storage under Settee, Dinette, and Hassock
  • Mast covered sheathing
  • Dual reading lights over the dinette
  • Oceanair Window Shades and Screens
  • 32" Flatscreen TV
Master Stateroom

The Master Stateroom is forward w/Queen-sized berth, Settee, and Private Head with a separate shower stall.

  • Queen-sized berth with full innerspring mattress
  • Two pull-out drawers under the berth plus additional under-berth storage
  • Dual adjustable reading lights over the berth
  • Large opening hatch plus 3 additional opening hatches all screened and with sunshades.
  • Comfortable settee and a good amount of floor space
  • Hanging locker and additional storage lockers
  • Three GFI-protected 110V electrical outlets
  • Full ensuite head
  • Electric Head
  • Large head with separate stall shower w/drain sump and custom teak grating
  • Access to the bow thruster, water tanks #1 and #2 as well as pumps under berth
Guest Cabin

The Guest stateroom has a queen-sized berth, hanging locker, plus additional storage. Private entrance to the aft head makes this an en suite stateroom. The aft head has a full shower, teak grates, shower sump, overhead opening hatch andVacuflush head. Additional opening hatch and two ports in the cabin. The battery control switches are located at the foot of the berth plus the engine access panel.


A large L-Shaped Galley is at the foot of the companionway and contains extensive counter space and storage compartments.

  • Top loading freezer w/Adler Barbour 12v system
  • Separate front-loading refrigerator
  • SS double sink w/hot and cold pressurized water
  • Three burner Force-10 propane stove and oven
  • Microwave oven
  • Numerous storage cabinets with hidden trash container
  • Dockside pressurized water system
  • 222 gallons of freshwater storage in 4 tanks w/manifold system


Storage Locker

A large storage locker is to port aft of the galley. This space is perfect for storing sails, safety gear, and boating gear.

Sails and Sail Handling
  • Schaefer In Boom Furler with New Sail Track for the In Boom Furler 

  • 120% Roller Furling Genoa 

  •  Asymmetrical Spinnaker 
  • 3 Electric Winches (2 Primary and 1 Port Cabin Top) + 1ST Winch Starboard Cabin Top
  • 12v DC System w/29 Function Circuit Breaker Panel
  • (1) 100 amp AGMMarine Engine Start Battery
  • (3) 200 amp AGM Marine 4D House Batteries
  • Northern lights Genset 2370 Hours 
  • Renogy Solar Panels (200W)
  • Solar Panel Controller
  • Heart 2000w Inverter with Charger and Link 1000 system
  • 24V Bow Thruster with (2) new AGM Batteries
  • 110v AC Shorepower System w/ (2) Circuit Breaker Panels
  • 2 Shore Power Cords with Multi-Adaptors
  • 12V Cockpit Outlets
  • All Interior Lighting converted to LED
  • Tankwatch system
  • High Water Bilge Alarm
  • Village Marine Watermaker - 15 gph
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • Raymarine ST 60 Wind Direction and Speed
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi View
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Autopilot Integrated with GPS
  • Raymarine RL 70C Radar/Chartplotter  Cockpit
  • Raymarine RL 70C Repeater at Nav Station
  • Raymarine ST 60 Multi View at Nav Station
  • Raymarine 2KW Radome
  • Icom 402 at Nav Station
  • Icom Ram Mic in Cockpit
  • Sony CD Changer - Multi Disc
  • Sony Blue Tooth Stereo/CD
  • Red Sunbrella Canvas
  • Full Cockpit Enclosure  (replaced 2017)
  • Dodger with Side Grab Rails (replaced 2017)
  • Bimini with Connector Panel
  • Wind Covers for Cockpit Enclosure and Dodger
  • Table Covers
  • Helm Covers
  • Winch Covers
  • Boom Cover
Additional Equipment
  • Full USCG Safety Gear
  • Full Cockpit Enclosure (Replaced 1/17)
  • Dingy davits
  • Caribe RIB Tender with 25 hp Mercury Outboard (serviced 12/22)
  • 3 Blade Feathering Prop

  • Maxwell 1500 Windlass with anchor chain and rode

  • 45# CQR Stern Anchor with chain and rode




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.

Owner's personal items excluded.  Exclusions include, however are not limited to, Seller's personal possessions, loose items, binoculars, handheld radio(s), charts, tools, fishing equipment, spare parts, clothing and foul weather gear, galley equipment, linens/bedding and any items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.

Additional Contact Information
Please contact Bob Nahm (805) 666-9676 , for an appointment to view this well equipped Beneteau 473