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2005 Beneteau 423

Glen Cove, New York


The Beneteau 423 has been named "Boat of the Year" by Cruising World Magazine and also won SAIL Magazine's Top 10 Sailboats for 2003. The Beneteau 423 is one of the most popular Beneteau models to date. There have been over 330 Beneteau 423's sold in the US alone. The 423 offers a nice blend of comfort, speed, and graceful lines.

"MEANT 2 B" is very well equipped. Her owner spared no expense in outfitting the boat and it shows! This is an opportunity to own a very nice Beneteau 423 at a reasonable price. She is equipped with generator, air conditioning, bow thruster and much more.

This Beneteau 423 has been maintained to a very high standard. You will be hard pressed to find a nicer Beneteau 423 in today's market. Please call us today to arrange a showing. 

Price Reduction! Now asking $169,000

Basic Boat Info

Price: $169,000
Make: Beneteau
Model: 423
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau USA
Designer: Group Finot
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 43'2 ft
Waterline Length: 38'7 ft
Beam: 12'11 ft
Max Draft: 5'7 ft
Displacement: 19,797 lb
Bridge Clearance: 54'4 ft
Ballast: 6,290 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH4E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 56hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2005
Cruising Speed: 7 kn
Maximum Speed: 8.5 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 53 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Plastic
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 154 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity: 22 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


David J. Willis, CPYB
Willis Marine Center, Inc.


Willis Marine Center, Inc.
17 Mill Dam Road
Huntington, Long Island, New York, US, 11743


The Beneteau 423 offers a very airy, light & open layout. The main salon features u shaped seating around a large dining table that has a removable leaf. The table then converts to a cocktail size table and also drops to make a double berth. There is a bench seat on the center-line for seating around the entire table. To port is the straight settee and forward facing nav station. Aft of the nav station is a full head with shower (electric fresh water toilet) and aft of the head is a full size double berth in the aft stateroom. Aft and to starboard is the large galley that features a front opening refrigerator and a top loading freezer, double ss sinks, propane stove & oven as well as abundant storage. The forward owners cabin offers a large center island berth with storage drawers beneath. There is a changing seat as well as a large hanging locker and two storage lockers. The master head features a separate shower and an electric fresh water toilet.

  • Double stainless sinks
  • Granite coat counter tops
  • Top and front loading refrigeration and freezer
  • Abundant storage
  • Great ventilation
  • Microwave
  • Propane stove and oven w/ broiler
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Autopilot 
  • Raymarine RL70C Chartplotter/Radar at helm
  • Raymarine RC530 Chartplotter/Radar at Nav Station
  • Raymarine GPS Antenna
  • Icom IC-M402 VHF Radio at nav station
  • Icom Command mic remote VHF at helm
  • Raymarine ST60 Windspeed/direction 
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata (speed, log, temp, depth)
  • Flat Screen TV on main bulkhead with built in DVD Player
  • Flat screen TV in forward stateroom
  • Sony AM/FM/CD Stereo with speakers in salon & cockpit
  • 12v house system with Bass panel breakers & indicator lights
  • (2) 4D house batteries
  • (1) group 27 engine start
  • Xantrex battery Charger & Link 2000 Battery Monitor with digital display
  • 110v shore power system with two legs (One house & one for A/C)
  • 110v Bass panel with breakers & indicator lights
  • 110v analog voltage meter
  • (2) Shore power cords
  • Fischer Panda generator - 261 hours
  • Reverse Cycle Heat & Air conditioning (2) units
  • Generator/Shore power transfer switch
Sails and Rigging
  • Neil Pryde 140% roller furling Genoa
  • Neil Pryde roller furling mainsail
  • Cruising Spinnaker with snuffer
  • Double spreader aluminum US Spars deck stepped mast
  • In-Mast mainsail roller furling
  • Profurl Genoa roller furling
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Lewmar 40CST cabin top/halyard winches
  • Lewmar 48CST Primary winches
Deck and Hull

"MEANT 2 B" has a white hull & deck with dark green waterline and cove stripes and dark green accent striping on the cabin sides. The canvas is green. 

Additional Equipment
  • Fischer Panda Generator - 261 hours
  • Heat/Air Conditioning
  • Bow Thruster
  • Electric windlass
  • Varnished teak cockpit table
  • Dodger
  • Bimini
  • Connector
  • Custom cockpit cushions with backs
  • Hatch screens
  • Stern Rail seats
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Macerator Pumps
  • (2) Raritan Electric fresh water toilets 
  • Laminated floor boards
  • Magma Round BBQ Grill 
  • Radar reflector
  • Lifesling
  • Safety Gear - Lines, fenders, ground tackle, life jackets, etc. 
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Please contact:

David Willis  631-421-3400 office  |  516-885-9481 Mobile  |

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