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The Beneteau 473 combines extraordinary interior comfort, volume, and light with bluewater strength. Designed by Groupe Finot, this design offers a unique combination of elegant lines with extraordinary space and performance. The 473 boasts more features and creature comforts than ever before in a boat this size. The Beneteau 473 was awarded 2001 Boat of the Year Best Production Cruiser and was in production for more then seven years.
Moments is not like any other 473 on the market. Moored in freshwater 95% of her life, she has been well maintained by her current owner who bought the boat when the boat was one years old. You could almost say they are the original owners. Fully outfitted for blue water cruising from stack pack with Harken Batt car system, electric winches, bow thruster and the list goes on.
Beginning at the bow is a wonderful, well ventilated owner's suite featuring an island berth with 2 large fixed ports and 4 opening hatches. There is room for all of your "stuff" with shelves and cabinets on both hull sides plus a large hanging locker and two more drawers under the berth. There is plenty of elbow room to dress complete with a comfortable seat to read or pull on your shoes.
There is an Ensuite Head with a hatch for ventilation and light complete with a separate shower stall, electric commode, vanity with medicine cabinet and corian counters.
Following aft is the Saloon with dining for 6 on starboard and a very clever convertible settee on port large enough for an adult to comfortably sleep. Shelves and cabinets line both hull sides with additional storage under the starboard settee. The saloon is very light and airy with 2 large opening and 2 fixed hatches, 6 fixed ports, as well as 6 ceiling & 2 reading lights.
The starboard side "L" Galley is large and efficient with double sink, separate refrigerator and freezer, 3-burner stove/oven set in a granite counter. In addition, there is a builtin microwave. Storage is everywhere with well laid out cabinets and shelves including a custom cabinet across from the stove with a builtin trash can under sink.
The center line, 4-step Companionway separates the Galley and Nav Station and each aft cabin entrance.
The forward facing Nav Station is on port across from the Galley and just aft of the saloon with a large desk and it's comfortable bench seat. Storage is built in everywhere. The ship's electrical panel is built in to the hull side with plenty of room for the Nav Repeater, Radar & Chartplotter Display, VHF, Stereo, Hydronic Heater System - all within easy reach of the navigator.
Aft of the Nav Station is the Aft Crew/Day Head with a private entry from the port side aft cabin. A standard head, vanity w/pullout shower, medicine cabinet, corian counter is featured with an opening hatch.
There are twin, Private Aft Cabins in the stern with full sized double berths with great space to get dressed, large hanging locker plus a cabinet with shelf over to store clothes and equipment. Each cabin has 1 Fixed & 2 Opening Ports plus an Opening Hatch There are reading lights as well.
The Engine Room is easily accessed through openings in each aft cabin.
The Cockpit is large and comfortable for sailing, entertaining or simply relaxing, a center-line drop leaf table forward of the dual steering stations and finished by a walk-thru transom built for easy dinghy access and swimming and diving.
"Elegance with a purpose." This seems to encompass exactly what the Beneateau 473 brings to her owners. Her interior is an amazing combination of volume and light with a headroom of 6' 8". The panoramic deck lights flood the interior with natural light. Her cherry-stained hardwood, plush upholstery settees and ample storage make it a delight to entertain guests in the salon. MOMENTS is the 3-cabin/2-head version of the Beneteau 473.
Above all, the Beneteau 473 is a well designed sailing yacht. She performs as well as she looks cutting through the water.
The Master Stateroom is forward, featuring a queen sized berth, settee, and private head w/separate stall shower.
Any gourmet cook would feel right at home in the galley of MOMENTS. There is ample working counter space and dry storage for flatware, pots, and pans.