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Beneteau 461(1999)

Sat afloat at her berth In Largs March 2018. Arriving Plymough 20 June 2018.

Type Fin keel ( Bulb type) mast head sloop from the Board of Bruce Farr, Dimensions LOA 46' , Hull Length 13.76m LWL 11.90m Beam 4.25m Draught 1.75m Displacement ( Dry) 9,500KG , Sail area 100M/sq Main 42msq genoa 58msq
Built Built 1999 By Beneteau in france usuing GRP to hull and superstructure with GRP chassis system through hull as well as bonded bulkheads, Royal Blue gelcoat to hull topsides, Cherry and Mahogany based interior wooodwork. with High Gloss finishes. Engines Volvo MD22 60 Hp turbo diesel, driving out through a redcution gearbox and straight shaft to a three bladed folding Vario prop, gives 7-8 knot cruise, at 2400 RPM
Tanks Stainless steel Fuel tank of 175lts, water in two tanks of 255 lts each total 510 Lts, (112 Gallons) Berths 8 berths in four cabins + saloon



smart proportions,

Danforth Type anchor in place at roller, ( twin) smart Hull decal stripes and waterline tapes etc all intact.

blister over the windlass beneath, deck hacth in to bosuns locker forward, ( sail store etc)

note local switches, and rope drup as well as chain gypsy.

Teak in pretty good shape, could be flatted back a little on coachroof, But Teak deck on all these boats is really just a cosmetic add on, and it works well as a non-slip finish which is its primary task, and does enhance to look of the boat a lot,

two deck hatches forward of the mast, in each forward cabin

Crash bars around mast base, add lots of added security working up here, Through deck mast , baby stay left of shot, aft two hatches are at the forward end of saloon,

alloy tube covers over Shrouds/ rigging screws, help sails,

Selden Rig , mast, boom, spinnaker pole, Kicker ( gas), spring cleat on capping top mid ships,

recent upgrade to Harken traveller etc on main sheet track, typical of these keen sailers, note also more handy Grab rails over Vent boxes, ( note the main traveller is ahead of the spray hood, and so the cockpit and companion way are clear of sheet etc.. safe but also very convenient, one of the nice things about a bigger boat..!

gatesto guard wires, ( NEW 2016!) each side, and really nice recent Spray hood ( 2017!) , with aft leather trim,

said trim..Note boom end quite well forward,, make most of cockpit free from "Gybe" danger,

controls virtually all run back to cockpit

all new Harken cars on the recent fully battened main as well, wonderfull easy operation!

Single ,line reefing system,

aft end, cover on wheel, (NEW 2017)

RIG, double spreaders, slight swept, with all 1/19 S/S standing rigging, this was re-newed in 2016, Lazy jacks to boom, nice new covers to main, new genoa UV strips 2016 as well,

SAILS NEW fully battened Main and Genoa in 2016 by Sanders sails, Cruising Spinnaker. Lasy Jacks

all recent Running Rigging

aft port decent two speed Lewmars on sheets, Outboard of storage braket is not included,,

port aft quarter,

mid ships port , old gelcoat srape, repair shows a bit after a while , but nearly disapears again when waxed, polished etc,

port forward, all neat.

new cover on new main with Lazy jacks, very much "Up Together"

smart, well maintained and ready to go, "at the drop of a hat", is how she is kept,

port transom locker , ( the spray is a detergent that reduces "Green Growth" around the deck, certainly seems to work

covers off, big wheel, nice shaped seating, Teak duck board in good order

clean as you like,

lifting mid section to transom, allows walk through aft, deep swim ladder right of shot

port aft cockpit, two Calor 4.5KG bottles, ( even they are CLEAN)

starboard aft locker, DEEP

grey tub is cockpit drain running aft, rest is hydraulics around steering rams etc, easy access,

and here is the rudded tube and stock, again easy access, Note the "Chassis system Reinforcing Beams / sections,

fabulous cockpit for socialising and dining "Al fresco"locker in the middle,

good lockers each side even through there is a double cabin each side aft, starboard side,

port side, ( NOTE DECENT ropes in here, no "junk" is allowed aboard!)

rope tidy bags, hatch to aft cabin starboard side, and note window to cockpit also,

same to port, very neat

Four double cabin layout,

OK below, port cabin forward, infill to double, and note port to "Bosuns locker" area forward (with deck hatch access)

old covers have been kept for winter use,

Bosuns Locker, this space is very handy for sail / warps, fenders etc..

hanging locker, note port covers to all windows , Ive "unpopped" them for light

there is a Bunk that locks in above the berth so it would be possible to sleep THREE in each forward cabin if required!

mirror cabin to starboard,

again hanging locker overhaed deck hatch and opening port

all clean under floor hatches

forward end of saloon ( note dehumidifier keeps it all dry in here..) this is the "dust tray" which lifts out to access below,

bilge pump, and neat clean Keel bolt tops,

better view,

main saloon looking aft, dinette to left of shot (starboard) and linear galley right of shot, nav station looks aft left of shot, cabins each side aft, heads/shower each side,

well equipped nav station, cover over table has kept this nice

dinette easting backs cover cave lockers all along sides, and handy storage where ever possible

Galley has good stowage,

recent cooker

twin sinks,

under side deck lockers,

aft end, with top loader fridge under

good size to cope with family cruising

under floor aft of table,

access to tank tops twin leg table, is solid,

the central fore and aft seat has stowage beneath, and easy water pump access,

port heads,

starboard heads,

starboard double

hatch over, and two opening ports,

side access to engine, note tube heaters,

under starboartd aft bed, access to fule tank, stern gland etc

Volvo Lip seal gland, on straight shaft

aft engine access to Pump belt

port cabin houses batteries as well as switch gear, note heating outlet,

port access panel. clean and dry in here, note lemonade bottle to expansion tank, Typical of owners

forward of engine, bilge immaculate

under floor in cabins equally clean

easy battery access

and again access to batteries stern gear and fuel tank

smart order throughout, Great value BIG boat , serious cruising ability.

Electronics B&G LOG, Depth, Full wind instruments, GPS plotter and Autopilot, RAymarine Radar, Icom VHF with cockpit speaker, CD/Stero,
Extras Heating , (Eberspacer serviced 2018) Electric windlass, ,new Spray hood, Cockpit cushion set, full fender set, decent warp set, 2 anchors, emergency tiller, outboard storage bracket, Epoxy to Hull 2013,

With Current owners since 2011, and superb service records since, and much upgrade work. I asked "what stuff have you done?".. and typically this is the response;

not your usual.. "well we kind do stuff when it needs it..."

Broker's Comments What a Lot of boat, and in un-typically good shape with new sails, etc, and Harken cars etc.. Winches serviced.. ready to sail, and sail well! recent VIDEOWALK click the following blue links,,  Exterior   :  https://youtu.be/XcxcpChwd-8   and Interiorhttps://youtu.be/FABVJHkpmu4    

Afloat Plymouth £78,850 SOLD

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