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2005 Beneteau 473

Fairhaven, Massachusetts


"SIRION" is a well-found example of the Beneteau 473 class with sharp looks and blue-water strength. A proven design that re-wrote the book for comfortable short-handed performance cruisers. Designed by Groupe Finot with elegant lines, extraordinary space, and a practical layout. The interior is an amazing combination of plush settee's, exceptional woodwork, and natural light. A sizable cockpit that is both entertainable and well-equipped. Roller furling main appointed by an electric winch for easy handling. A dark blue hull sets her apart from most sisterships and is sure to grace any harbor with style. 

Notable Highlights: 

  • 3-Cabin, 2-Head Layout
  • Yanmar 75-HP with 955 hours
  • Full electronics update including dual plotters
  • Airconditioning with reverse-cycle heat
  • Westerbeke genset

Currently on-hard and can be shown by appointment. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: $189,000
Boat Name: SIRION - Name Reserved
Make: Beneteau
Model: 473
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau Yachts, Marion SC
Designer: Group Finot/ Conq
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BEY79228D505
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 47 ft
Length Overall: 46'11 ft
Waterline Length: 43'10 ft
Beam: 14'2 ft
Max Draft: 5'7 ft
Min Draft: 5'7 ft
Displacement: 24,277 lb
Bridge Clearance: 60 ft
Ballast: 8,157 lb
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 3
Twin Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH3-TE -S/N: E14828
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 75hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2005
  • Engine Hours: 955
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 8.2 kn
Propeller RPM: 3200
Maximum Speed: 9.1 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 57 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Plastic
Water Tanks: 4
Water Tank Capacity: 52 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 22 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers


Christopher Carney, CPYB
Northstar Yacht Sales, LLC


Northstar Yacht Sales, LLC
1 Lagoon Rd
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, US, 02871

Construction, Hull and Deck

Hull is machine and hand-laminated, vinylester resin, single skin FRP bonded with an internal structural grid. Deck is balsa core and hand-laminated FRP with solid glass sections in high load and hardware locations. Molded diamond point non-skid surfaces. The interior is a molded FRP pan liner. Hull to deck joint is a shoe-box type in-turning flange glued and bolted. Cast iron fin keel with bulb bolted to hull- 8,157lb ballast. Molded FRP skeg casing strut. Rudder is a spade, FRP with composite post. 

Color Layout:

Hull: "Flag Blue" (Awlgrip-2016)

Covestripe: Gold single-stripe

Bootstripe: Red 

Bottom: Black

  • (6) anodized aluminum mooring cleats 
  • S/S bow stem fitting w/ double rollers- starboard side extended for primary
  • Lewmar V5 12v windlass
  • Lewmar TSL150 12v bow thruster (New control panel-2021)
  • 45lb CQR anchor w/ 100'  chain & 100'  ¾ triple strand rode
  • Self-bailing chain locker w/ padeye 
  • Tapered stanchions w/ double-through s/s lifelines (vinyl coated)
  • Split stern rail to sugar scoop transom w/ large fold-down swim ladder
  • S/S granny bars at mast
  • Teak inlays on swim platform & cockpit seating
  • Twin S/S steering wheels (wrapped leather)
  • Dodger in Navy w/ opening center
  • Bimini, wheel, & winch covers in Navy
  • Connector between bimini & dodger in Navy
  • Double boarding gates to port & starboard
  • Hinged transom seat
  • Portside locker for (2) LPG bottles
  • Cockpit table w/ folding mahogany leaves & drained storage within
  • Cockpit table light
  • Hot & cold cockpit shower
  • Fenders & dock lines
  • Lewmar hatch screens
  • Force-10 S/S grill
  • Lifesling
  • T-bar emergency tiller 
Accommodations and Interior

 "SIRION" is a (3) cabin- (2) head layout: The owner's stateroom is forward with a double berth on center, bench seating, and a hanging locker shelving compartment to port. Double drawer storage beneath the bed and outboard shelving on both sides of the berth. Head with hinged door stall shower, double mirror vanities, and towel hooks.

The main saloon features a U-shaped seating and dinette table to starboard, the table drops to form a double berth. A large settee to port with compartments for glassware behind. Chart table to port with head behind. L-shaped galley to starboard. Twin double cabins with hanging lockers aft. 

  • Pearl ultra-suede cushions w/ dark blue piping (Onboard Interiors- 2016)
  • Cherry trim & joiner work
  • 6'3" cabin headroom
  • 6'8" salon headroom


  • Tan Corian countertops w/ fiddles
  • Double S/S sinks w/ cutting board drop-in covers
  • Force-10 (3) burner stove w/ oven 
  • Alder Barbour top-loading freezer (7.7 cubic ft) & front-loading refrigerator (4.7 cubic ft-3 shelf)
  • Tappan Microwave
  • Dedicated trash can
  • Double storage cabinets
Navigation Equipment and Electronics

All electronics were updated in 2016. 


  • (2) 5" Plastimo Olympic 135s compasses on each pedestal 
  • Raymarine VHF ram mic @ port helm 
  • Raymarine E7 7" Hybrid touch GPS, Chartplotter & Radar @ port helm 
  • Raymarine ST6001 Smart Pilot control @ port helm
  • (1) Raymarine i70 @ port helm
  • (2) Raymarine i70 @ starboard helm 

Nav Station:

  • Raymarine Ray70 VHF
  • Raymarine E7 7" Hybrid touch w/ controller
  • Fusion MS-RA70N AM/FM/ Bluetooth stereo receiver w/ speakers in cabin & cockpit 
Spars, Rigging and Sail Inventory
  • US Spars anodized aluminum roller furling mast
  • (2) sets swept-back aluminum spreaders 
  • US Spars boom
  • Sparcraft rigid boom vang
  • Profurl headstay
  • 1x19 discontinuous S/S wire w/ twin backstays
  • S/S swaged end fittings w/ Gibb chromed bronze open barrel turnbuckles
  • Spinlock line clutches
  • Lewmar mainsheet traveler
  • Spare main halyard
  • Winch handles


  • (2) Lewmar #64 ST 2-speed on cockpit coaming
  • (2) Lewmar #40 ST 2-speed on cabin top, portside winch is electric

Sail Inventory:

  • Neil Pryde furling main
  • Neil Pryde 140% RF genoa 
  • Hood asym spinnaker in ATN sock
Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Systems
  • 110V outlets in cabins, heads, galley, saloon & nav table
  • Halogen lighting throughout w/ independent switches
  • Reading lights in each cabin
  • LED masthead tri-color light
  • (2) 12V sockets (helm & nav table)
  • Xantrex Freedom Marine 20 200-watt inverter
  • UPM circuit breaker panel
  • Xantrex Link 1000 battery monitor panel (nav table)
  • Batteries(3) Intimidator 12v AGM 8A4D-House,(1) Intimidator 12v AGM 8A24M-Engine, (1) Intimidator 12v AGM 8A27M-Generator
  • Seward 11-gallon hot water heater
  • Jabsco quiet Flush toilet electric (forward head)
  • Jabsco manual toilet (aft head)
  • Dual macerators & shower sumps
  • Jabsco bilge pump w/ Rule super float switch
  • Munster Simms manual bilge in cockpit
  • Yanmar 4JH3-TE 75-HP (955 hours-3/1/2021)
  • Vetus single lever control
  • Dual Racor 75500-Max filters w/ vacuum gauge & selector valve
  • Hitachi 80-AMP alternator 
  • In-line 3" blower
  • ZF ZF30M 2.69:1 reduction gear
  • Volvo Penta dripless stuffing box
  • Bronze 3-blade 19x13 fixed prop
  • Westerbeke 8KW Genset w/ FRP sound shield (360 hours-3/1/2021)
  • 12V 66-AMP generator alternator
  • (2) Domeic Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning units: (1) 16-BTU (Main salon/ forward cabin), (1) 12-BTU (aft cabins)
  • Name plaque 
  • Owner's personal items 

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