2006 Beneteau Oceanis 523 located in Maryland for sale

53' Beneteau Oceanis 523


Description: Bluewater Sailer -- Two Owners Never Chartered (unlike other similar boat for sale in the area on the cheap) - The Beneteau 523, joins her other Beneteau siblings, the 423, 473 and 323, which were also designed by Groupe Finot, one of the most respected names in globe trotting sailboats. The experience of those who have utilized large Beneteau yachts has undoubtedly contributed important lessons in designing the Beneteau 523. Reliability, performance, comfort both at sea and in port, cruising range and adaptability have therefore been the main criteria adopted in making this ocean-going cruiser.

3 Cabin 3Head Version; Over $50k of upgrades last two years including Satelite Dome Direct TV; Bose Surround Sound, Nuteak Mahogany and Teak hardwood flooring; Vacuflush Master Toilet; $5k Liferaft included; Dingy and Dingy motor 7.5ho; New Cockpit Speakers; All New AGM batteries; All exterior teak railing refinished 2012; New UV on Genoa

Upgraded In-Furling Mast; I = 65'3 -- 75' height from waterline; All NEW AGM batteries; (2) 30A Connections to shore power and (1) 50A; 12V, 24-function electrical panel & 4-function; 110V panel; Large Inverter; 12V sockets; 6 x 140 Amp service batteries; 1 x 140 Amp engine battery; Voltmeter and ammeter; Battery charge warning light; Monitor for water and fuel tanks; 110V shore supply with 40 Amp battery charger; Alternator with power distributor; Navigation lights (stern & bow), combined steaming and deck light, and anchor light

STEERING SYSTEM - Rudder with glass composite stock; Dual helm station in aft cockpit; Twin 1000mm dia. leather trimmed steering wheels; (3) steering compasses (2) w/stainless steel handrail; Emergency tiller; Bow thruster w/separate 12V battery. ENGINE - Engine mounting built into the hull liner; Foam sound-proofed engine compartment; Engine control panel and control lever at helm; Stainless steel propeller shaft w/GRP skeg; Fixed 3-blade propeller; 119 gal fuel tank (optional extra 53 gal capacity). MARYLAND EXCISE TAXES PAID VALUE $25k -- SHOWINGS BY ADVANCED APPOINTMENT ONLY

Equipment: ON DECK - Beautiful, large stainless steel anchor ($3k); Welded stainless steel bow fitting w/(2) bow rollers; (6) 400mm alum. mooring cleats & SS rubbing strike plate (bow, midships, stern); Self-draining anchor locker w/eye bolt for bitter end; 1800W horizontal electric windlass w/circuit breaker & 12V relay, integral up & down controls; Stainless steel lifelines supported by (8) single and (4) double stainless steel stanchions; Teak caprails; (2) hinged boarding gates for transom access; (4) stainless steel handrails on coachroof (forward and midships); (1) double gas tank locker to port; Inside Mahogany and holly cockpit floor by Nuteak; Teak drop-leaf cockpit table, stainless steel base and GRP support (bottle and glass storage) and stainless steel handrail. The chart plotter fits into the back of support; (2) waterproof high-quality speakers (New); Locker for liferaft storage on aft deck; Teak slatted swim platform; Swim ladder with teak treads; Cockpit shower w/pressurized hot & cold water. RUNNING RIGGING - Main halyard led aft to electric winch; (2) automatic reefing lines; Genoa halyard with jammer for mast storage (to free up cockpit space); Boom topping lift; (2) genoa sheets; Rigid boom vang with tackle; (1) genoa furling line led aft to cockpit; (2) deck organizers with (6) sheaves; (7) jammers to port (electric winch) and (3) to starboard are standard; (6) cleats for halyards and reefing lines. SAILS - 140 % genoa with NEW anti-UV protection; Roller furling mainsail; In-mast lazy Jacks; Mainsheet led aft onto electric winch in cockpit; Genoa furling line is led aft to electric winch; (2) 11'6" genoa tracks w/adjustable cars; Sheets are led aft to winches w/in reach of helm; (2) genoa sheet winches (66.2 STC); (2) coachroof winches (44.2 STC), including (1) electric winch to port; (3) winch handles and (2) winch handle pockets. WATER SYSTEM - Draining: Water system w/filters & expansion tank; All sea-cocks are fitted with turn valves; Electric shower pump in the head compartments; Manual and electric bilge pump; Fresh water : 250 gal standard; Hot Water: provided by a 11 gal water heater or by a 110V shore power supply; Cold water shower on swim platform; Hot and cold shower on transom. INTERIOR LAYOUT/OWNER'S CABIN FORWARD - Island Berth type double berth w/slatted base; (6'6" x 4'7") with high density NEW mattress. PRIVATE HEAD FORWARD WITH SEPARATE SHOWER CABIN; SALON TO PORT 3 Cabin, 3 Head version; CHART TABLE TO STARBOARD; GALLEY TO STARBOARD - Gimballed stainless steel 3-burner Force 10 w/oven and stainless steel stove protection bar; (1) 12V, 34 gal front opening electric side-by-side fridge n freezer; Microwave built into work surface unit; Synthetic resin counter top; Rectangular double stainless steel sink; TWO AFT HEAD COMPARTMENTS - Shower; Acrylic large bowl marine toilet; Holding tank in all heads; Moulded washbasin with glass. TWO AFT CABINS (port & starboard). LARGE SAIL LOCKER OR CREW CABIN (Forward) - Access to bow cabin thru opening deck hatch; w/stainless steel ladder on bulkhead. ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION PACK - Raymarine E120 inside and out; ST60 log, speed & depth sounder; Raymarine ST 60 wind instrument; Multifunction color screen (2); GPS chart plotter and reader; ST 600I LS 50 autopilot; Integrated overlay Radar and a PC interface available

Location: Deale MD, Maryland

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