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Beneteau 473

2000 — 2005
Designer
Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
Builder
Beneteau
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
FG
Associations
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
46 10 / 14.3 m
Waterline Length
43 9 / 13.4 m
Beam
14 2 / 4.3 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
24,280 lbs / 11,012 kg
Ballast
8,160 lbs / 3,700 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
914 ft2 / 84.9 m2
Total Sail Area
914.4 ft2 / 85 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
409.7 ft2 / 38.1 m2
P
48 0 / 14.6 m
E
17 0 / 5.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
504.7 ft2 / 46.9 m2
I
55 5 / 16.9 m
J
18 2 / 5.6 m
Est. Forestay Len.
58 4 / 17.8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
55
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
57 gal / 216 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
222 gal / 840 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.87 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.44
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
33.6
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
128.72
light
Comfort Ratio
24.38
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.96
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Draft(deep keel):6.92’/2.11m
Ballast:(deep keel):7,275 lbs/3300 kgs
Also called, or similar to, OCEANIS 473.
A number were purchased for the charter trade.


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