Beneteau Oceanis 523
Bay of Islands
This Beneteau 523 is luxurious, spacious, and comfortable. This world- renown design is an owners version 2 cabin layout with generous spaces throughout the interior. New custom made mattresses complete the comfort in the master suite with island bed and queen guest cabin.
The perks of having a two-cabin with forward locker layout can be seen in an enormous saloon. A double settee forward and well-organized galley aft with great bench space, shelving and huge storage locker.
Upstairs offers a spacious cockpit with dual helm stations in molded-in steering pods, allowing the helmsman comfort while having access to all controls. The squabs are in great condition and offer that extra level of comfort while lounging about on deck.
She features a dodger and bimini which connect to shelter the entire back of the boat for great shade while at anchor. It’s easily unzipped and folded away for visibility under sail.
Fully equipped for offshore sailing, this is a vessel with unbeatable space, simple systems for easy short-handed sailing and offers a great opportunity to live or holiday aboard.
Longer voyages are a pleasure thanks to 765 watts of solar, a 250 Amp DC alternator, and 40 gph water maker which is powered by a 6kw diesel motor.
The mast and boom have been repainted, with new wiring inside. The running rigging is new with new dyform stays. The main sails and genoa have been re-cut.
She comes with a full list of Raymarine electronics, and is kitted out for cruising with:
- Water Maker
- Bow thruster
- Solar panels
- AIS Iriduim Go
- Depth Sounder
- SSB Radio
- Chart Plotter
Recent upgrades this year include:
- New SS propshaft
- New Rudder bearings
- New electrics
- New TV
- New Bowthruster batteries
- New toilet pipes