2008 Beneteau 46 - two stateroom

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Class Sails
Category Cruisers
Year 2008
Make Beneteau
Length 46'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Sandwich, MA
Key Features and Upgrades
  • Generator - Westerbeke diesel in sound shield - only 250 hours
  • Cruisaire Reverse cycle AC/heat - two zones
  • Lewmar Bow Thruster
  • Dodger, Bimini, Connector, and Full Cockpit Enclosure
  • In-mast furling main - furling genoa
  • New 135% Quantum genoa (2017)
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker with sock
  • Feathering Variprop - three bladed - 
  • Electric Halyard winch
  • Inverter - Prowatt 3000
  • Refrigerator and separate Freezer
  • Microwave oven
  • Raymarine electronics including E 120 chartplotter/radar - ST 60 Graphic, Tridata, and Wind - Icom VHF and Command mic at helm - Linear drive Autopilot - Radar - AIS transceiver
  • Sony stereo/CD player with speakers in the cabin and cockpit
  • Quick Electric anchor windlass
  • Electric Quiet Flush toilet for fwd head
  • Macerator pumps for fwd and aft holding tanks and Y-valves for overboard discharge 

Encore has the popular "Owner" version layout with two private double staterooms, two heads, and two stall showers.   Lovely varnished light toned Alpi-Moabi gives the interior a rich feel and a parquet look laminate floor is beautiful and durable.

The Owner's Cabin is forward and spacious and features an large vee berth double, hull ports for viewing outside,an overhead hatch and drawers and lockers and a hanging locker.   There is direct access to the En Suite Head which has a stall shower with curved acrylic sliding shower door, sink vanity, and Quiet Flush electric toilet. 

Just aft is a very large Main Salon with a huge U-shaped settee to port, dinette table that converts to a double bed, movable stools for centerline dinner seating and a straight settee to stbd.   Long side cabin windows, opening ports, hatches overhead and two skylights with shades all contribute to making the salon bright and airy and inviting.   A forward facing Navigation Station is just aft to stbd with good size table, breaker panels, and electronics.

The Galley is located aft to port conveniently adjacent to the salon and to the cockpit.   Features include a double-basin stainless steel sink on centerline, gimballed three-burner stainless steel stove with oven and safety bar and pot holders, front load refrigerator and top load freezer, Microwave oven, waste basket and plenty of lockers and storage and counter top space.

The Aft Head includes a stall shower, vanity sink, and manual marine toilet and is accessible from the main salon and private Aft Stateroom.  The berth in this cabin is an over-sized double oriented at an angle to maximize the space in the cabin.   There is a comfortable sitting area and mirrored vanity desk to port.  A mirror on the forward bulkhead in this cabin adds to a sense of spaciousness.  Two hanging lockers and other bins and drawers provide ample storage.  Plenty of fresh air and light is provided by 5 opening portlights, two overhead deck hatches, and two hull side windows.

  • 8 totall Overhead hatches have the Oceanair shade/screen combination 
  • Skylights, windows, and side ports all have curtains
  • Varnished interior with solid surface parquet style sole
  • Cushions are Capri fabric - light colored weave
  • Rectangular stainless steel double basin sink
  • Force 10 gimballed 3 Burner stove and oven - pot holders - safety bar
  • Vitrifrigo 26 gal top opening freezer
  • Vitrifrigo 34 gal front opening refrigerator
  • Locker w/double doors/waste basket
  • Hot & Cold pressurized water 
  • Tappan 110 volt microwave oven
  • Stowage unit with three lockers
  • Raymarine E 120 Multi  function display for chartplotter - display in cockpit rotates for viewing from both helms
  • Raystar 125 GPS
  • Raymarine Radar 2kw dome on mast mount
  • AIS transceiver 
  • Raymarine ST 60+ Tridata display port side helm
  • Raymarine ST 60+ Wind display port side helm
  • Raymarine ST 60+ Graphic display stbd side helm 
  • Raymarine ST 6002 Smart Pilot linear drive Autopilot - display at stbd helm
  • Icom IC-M504 VHF at nav table with w/command mic at stbd helm
  • Loud speaker/hailer mounted on the mast operates through the VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST 60+ Graphic display at nav table
  • Sony CDX GT520 stereo / CD player with speakers in cabin and cockpit 
  • Plastimo Olympic 135 binnacle compasses - port and stbd helms
  • Computer hookup at nav station for your laptop navigation 
Mechanical - Electrical - Plumbing


  • Yanmar 54 hp 4JH4AE diesel - direct drive - (hours unknown at this time)
  • Three blade feathering Variprop - Nibral material - (new 2016)
  • Shaft razor line cutter
  • Single lever engine control
  • Fuel filter/water separator
  • Sea strainer 
  • Excellent access to the engine room 
  • Westerbeke model 7.6 BTD diesel Generator in sound shield - (250 hours) - with dedicated start battery (installed 2011)


  • Cruisair Reverse cycle AC/heat system - two zones with capacity 28,000 btu
  • Inverter 3,000 watt 
  • True Charge multi stage battery charger - 40 amp
  • Engine alternator 
  • Lewmar Bow Thruster with dedicated battery in the bow
  • Quick electric anchor windlass
  • 120v AC and 12v DC systems managed at electrical breaker panel at nav station
  • Batteries - 4 Interstate 4D size lead acid batteries in bilge between galley and head ( new - 2018)
  • Battery - Group 27 engine start (new - 2018)
  • Direct and indirect lighting in the cabin 
  • Cockpit courtesy lights with remote and cockpit table lamp
  • 12v DC plugs at nav station and stbd helm
  • Mast Spreader lights for the foredeck


  • Hot and cold pressure water to heads, galley, and cockpit shower
  • 11 Gallon Hot water heater heats from engine and shore power
  • Two water tanks - 140 gallons
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • Quiet Flush Electric toilet in fwd head 
  • Jabsco manual marine toilet aft head 
  • Y-valves in both heads for direct overboard discharge offshore
  • Macerator pumps for holding tank discharge offshore
  • Electric pump for ice box drain 
Sails - Rigging - Deck - Hull


  • In-Mast furling main with vertical battens - original sail in very good condition
  • 135% Quantum/Thurston furling genoa - (2017) - excellent condition
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker in sock - excellent condition 


  • Fractional 9/10ths aluminum mast with double spreaders - deck stepped - for in-mast furling - US Spars mast and boom 
  • Discontinuous stainless shrouds and stays
  • Pro-furl genoa furler
  • Rigid Boom vang
  • Whisker pole is combination carbon/aluminum and is telescoping and mounts up mast
  • Running rigging leads back to cockpit


  • Double stainless steel bow rollers
  • Integral anchor locker - self-draining
  • Quick Electric anchor windlass with capstan and gypsy 
  • Chain lock mounted on deck 
  • Stainless steel bow, midships, and stern cleats 
  • Genoa tracks with adjustable cars
  • Lewmar mainsheet traveler with 4:1 purchase 
  • Upgraded optional Lewmar 54 CST primary winches
  • Upgraded optional Lewmar 40 CEST electric port halyard winch
  • Lewmar 40 CST stbd deck house winch
  • Stainless steel bow and stern rails and stanchions with double lifelines
  • Lifeline gates to port and stbd
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Teak toe rails recently refinished 
  • Walk-through transom with hinged helm seat
  • Swim platform with stern swim ladder
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower
  • Inlaid teak decking in cockpit seats
  • Cockpit table with 12v light
  • Two helms
  • 8 overhead opening deck hatches - two with passive air vents
  • Large windows, opening ports, and overhead skylights
  • Cored GRP sandwich construction for stiffness, thermal and acoustic insulation, and lighter weight.  Main bulkheads are bonded 360 degrees for torsional and compressive strength. 
  • Dodger - Bimini - Connector in light tan Sunbrella
  • Full Cockpit enclosure panels 
  • Outboard motor mount
  • Removable dinghy motor lift davit with tackle mounted on stern near outboard bracket


  • Hull is laid up solid fiberglass with a structural grid/hull liner for a strong, stiff, light composite. Vinylester resin hull barrier for protections from osmotic blistering.   
  • White gelcoat. 
  • Anti-fouling bottom paint is ablative, black, and is ABC3 paint from PPG Pittsburgh Plate and Glass - reported to be very effective   
  • Balanced spade rudder 
  • Swim platform with walk-through transom
Additional information
  • Manson plow anchor with 200' chain and 100' braided anchor rode with chain/rope splice 
  • Magma combination Stove and Gas grill model # A10-217 - party size
  • Falcon style Radar reflector mounted in rigging 
  • Orion Electronic Locator SOS Beacon -
  • Lifejackets
  • Coast Guard Safety package
  • Lifesling
  • Fenders and dock lines
  • Propane bottle
  • Three 30 amp shore power cords
  • Propane bottle 
  • Clock and Barometer and Thermometer in main salon
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.
Contact Information

Call listing broker Mark Edwards, CPYB - 774-526-0914 cell and medwards@capeyachts.com

Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Bridge Clearance
Max Draft
Cabin Headroom
Length at Waterline
Holding Tank Capacity
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH4AE
Total Power 54hp
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
HIN BEYP1057J708
2008 Beneteau 46 - two stateroom

"ENCORE" is a beautiful one-owner large volume Beneteau 46.  Always sailed locally in New England and maintained by knowledgeable owners, Encore is well updated with important features including a generator, reverse cycle air conditioning heat system, bow thruster, full cockpit enclosure, feathering Variprop, full electronics, asymmetrical spinnaker, and more.    At less than half the price of a new Beneteau in this size she is equipped and in condition to go cruising this fall. 

Encore has the preferred two-stateroom two head "owners" version layout.   Call today !

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