This yacht is in top order, shows as new with many major upgrades including new sails!
Rarely available, this 3 SR/2 head Beneteau 473 provides the most space and options that can be found in a performance oriented 47' sailing yacht. With her generous 14'2" beam and outstanding 6'8" headroom, the 473 interior is exceptionally light and bright due to all of the ports, hatches and skylights letting the sunshine in! The elegant cherrywood interior is complemented by the elegant and practical composite teak & holly sole.
Forward, the master stateroom, features a centerline queen berth with an additional settee, generous hanging locker, shelves, drawers and storage compartments to accommodate all of your clothing and accessories. This berth, along with the two guest berths, features an additional memory foam mattress for comfort. There are 3 opening hatches, all fitted with Oceanair darkening shades. There are also custom black out inserts for the ports to facilitate a dark sleeping area. The ensuite head has a large separate shower stall. and electric head and macerator system.
Aft to starboard the galley runs the entire length of the salon and has a tremendous amount of cabinet and storage space as well as yards of counter space. Top loading freezer compartment with Frigicold Holding Plate system works very well, front loading separate refrigerator compartment works off the same holding plate system, 3-burner propane stove with oven and double stainless steel sink and there is a built-in dish rack under a removable countertop piece behind the sink.
To starboard, the large U-shaped settee with expandable leaf table, provides a comfortable seating area with an additional bench amidships that easily seats 6 for dinner. There is a lot of storage under and behind the settee as well as a liquor storage cabinet. 4 opening hatches and 4 opening ports provide very comfortable ventilation. All opening hatches throughout are fitted with Oceanair shades.
Aft of the settee to port is a very functional navigation station with electronics and chart storage
space. Still further aft is the starboard guest head w/shower and starboard guest cabin with full size berth, hanging locker and plenty of storage. To Port lies a mirror image stateroom and head w/shower.
The engine compartment is amidships, provides excellent access to the spotless engine and battery compartments.
Up the companionway steps to the generous cockpit, folding cockpit table, walkthrough passage between the twin steering wheels to the swim platform with hot/cold shower, either side of the cockpit has large very accessible storage areas, aft are 2 large deep lazarrette compartments with the 2 bottle LP gas storage compartment to port. All sail controls lead aft with stoppers for easy sail handling.
Cruise Air Air conditioning/heat reverse cycle 28,000 BTUs total; saloon and Master cabin 16,000 BTUs; 12,000 BTUs Aft cabins
Xantrex 3000 Watt inverter 12 Volts to 110 Volts
120 amp alternator
2 30 amp shore line cords
2 large house batteries
2 Engine start batteries
RL 70C Color Radar with Questos pole mount
Radar/GPS primary station at Nav station and "repeater" station in cockpit
Raytheon depth sounder
Raymarine Autopilot - linked to GPS manages course based on either GPS heading or wind direction
Raymarine multi-display units- port and starboard helms (wind direction, heading.
, speed, wind speed)
Raymarine anemometer and wind direction display unit on starboard helm
Twin compasses- port and starboard helms
VHF Radio with Remote Access Microphone in Cockpit
Stereo with Remote Control - speakers in cabin and cockpit
Primary Winch upgrade - Lewmar 65 ST two speed
Lewmar Bow thruster with Joystick Control at helm
Electric Working winch on Port side - Lewmar 40 ST
Lewmar Vertical Electric Anchor Windlass line & chain with Remote Control
Delta plow anchor with 30' chain and 170' 5/8" rode
Macerator pump and overboard discharge system
Bottom painted 2 coats Fall 2014 Petit Trinidad SR black
All underwater fittings painted Trilux 33 Fall 2014
Folding prop painted with Propspeed Foul Release System Fall 2014
Spare 3 blade fixed prop
New Zincs Fall 2014
Pro Furl roller furling system
Doyle sails (new - Summer 2014)
Zenith Mainsail- GPL 21 Carbon Fiber Radial with 3 Vertical Battens; Roller Furling;
Clew Block; Black Clew cover; Sail Bag
UPS Furling Reacher - CZ-5 Code 0 Laminate, Box Turtle Bag; Vectran luff line;
150' Dyneema Halyard
Karver K2 Locking Furling Unit with Control Line & High performance Rope Stop
Neil Pryde (used 3 Seasons)
95% Headsail, 10.3 oz coastal cruising w/UV cover & multitrack foam luff system
2005 135% Genoa -Neil Pryde
2005 roller mainsail-Neil Pryde
3 Burner Propane stove with oven
Adler Barbor Front loading Refrigerator - 12 Volts
Adler Barbor 7.7 Cubic foot top loading Freezer
Double Stainless Steel Sink
Hot and cold fresh water
Beautiful Cherry wood Storage Cabinets
Built in Cutting Board & Dish Rack
Arbitrage has been professionally maintained and is in near pristine condition inside & out.
The Mainsail and code 0 headsails are new (Summer 2014) and her 95% "heavy weather"
headsail has only been used for 3 seasons.
With her excellent sail inventory, upgraded winches, radar, and autopilot, inverter and well
equipped galley, Arbitrage is ready to sail in almost any condition a racer/cruiser could
Master cabin head- electric flush with electric macerator and overboard discharge
Aft head (port side with Private Access to Rear Cabin- head never used
Fresh water plastic 209 gallons
Fuel plastic 57 gallons
Holding Tanks plastic 2 22 Gallons each
123 Downs Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902