2008 Beneteau America 46

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Class Sails
Category Racers and Cruisers, Sloop, Cruisers
Year 2008
Make Beneteau America
Length 46'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Greenport, NY

Designer: Berret Racoupeau

Builder: Beneteau USA


Standing Rigging

  • Fractional 9/10 anodized aluminum deck-stepped mast w/standard mainsail furling system
  • Twin aft swept spreaders
  • Anodized aluminum boom w/out haul
  • Stainless steel shrouds and stays
  • Genoa roller furling system
  • Stainless steel chain plates are taken to the inner molding w/ stainless steel tie rods

Running Rigging

  • Running rigging is led to the cockpit
  • Running rigging comprises: Main halyard, Genoa halyard w/jammer & cleat on mast, Boom topping lift w/cleat on mast, Mainsail foot out haul, Mainsheet w/track
  • (2) Genoa sheets
  • Rigid boom vang w/tackle
  • New Doyle Sails 2018 (Jib & Mainsail)
  • Raymarine E120 Chartplotter GPS
  • Raymaire Autohelm and ST60 Tri-data at both helms
  • Icom VHF Radio at Nav Station and command mic located in the cockpit
  • Xantrex battery monitor
  • Xantrex fuel, water and holding tank gauges monitor
Sail Area

I : 54.00 ft
J : 16.50 ft
P : 50.08 ft
E : 17.42 ft
Working Sail Area : 1055.00 sq ft

Keel Details

Keel Type: Fin w/ bulb
Rudder: Spade

Hull and Deck

Deck Gear

  • Chrome finish Lewmar winches:  Lewmar 48 Genoa sheet winches on coaming
  • Two Lewmar winches on coach roof
  • Aluminum winch handles &  handle holders

Mooring And Anchoring

  • Welded stainless steel bow fitting
  • (2) Bow rollers w/ permanent anchor stowage
  • (6) Stainless steel mooring cleats w/rub strakes
  • Self-draining anchor rode/chain well w/hatch
  • 1000 Watt vertical windlass w/ remote control

On Deck

  • Electric Windless
  • Anchor Washdown
  • Opening deck hatch 
  • Stainless steel open pulpit w/step & nav lights
  • Stainless steel stern pulpit aft
  • Lifebuoy holder, outboard motor bracket, & flag staff
  • Double vinyl coated lifelines w/ gates
  • Teak toe rail
  •  SS handrails on coachroof for cockpit access
  •  SS handrails at forward end of coachroof
  • Cockpit stowage lockers
  • Teak inlaid cockpit seats
  • Mounted compasses, one at each helm position
  • GRP cockpit table w/2 drop leaves fitted w/locker, bottle stowage & SS handrail
  • Waterproof speakers
  • Winch handle holders
  • Reading lamp w/12 Volt socket
  • 110 Volt shore power to starboard
  • Self-draining cockpit
  • 2-bottle gas locker 
  • Access gate to bathing platform pivoting on pantograph track (Beneteau patent)
  • Liferaft locker w/double door built into transom
  • Teak slatted swim platform
  • Swim ladder with teak steps to starboard
  • Hot & cold cockpit shower
  • 110V AC
  • 12V DC
  • Dual 30amp shore power connections w/ cables
  • Electric Windlass
  • Reverse cycle AC/Heat
  • (4) 4D house batteries
Manufacturer Provided Description
The Beneteau 46 designed by the naval architects Berret/Racoupeau with the stylizing collaboration of the design firm of Nauta Yachts. The flowing, beautiful lines attract attention at first glance. Together with the Beneteau 49, this model boldly leads the way for a generation of Beneteau sailing yachts.
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

Office: 631-425-4222

Direct: 631-458-1015

Cell: 917-434-6300

Email: blade@taityachts.net

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Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH4AE
Engine Year 2008
Total Power 54hp
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Shape Monohull
2008 Beneteau America 46

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