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Beneteau 2005 393

BENETEAU 393, MIDWINTER’S DREAM, 2005, 39’4” (12 meters)
Price $149,500 - by owner (no brokers please)
Location: Yacht Basin, Galveston, Texas
Contact: Richard C. Erickson,,
Dream is an excellent blue water rated boat that has sailed the Texas coast from Galveston to South Padre. She went through Rita and Ike without any damage and is ready for more sailing. Classic sloop rig, this is a two cabin model with two heads. Forward cabin is Pullman Berth with removable hanging berth. The 393 is noted for its exceptional storage capacity, and Dream is no exception. Owner looking to purchase boat with wheelchair accessibility for daughter and needs to sell present vessel first (with much regret).
LOA: 39’4”
LWL: 35’1”
Beam: 13’
Draft: 5’2”
Clearance: 53’
Displacement: 17152 lbs
Sail Area: 771 sq ft
Engine: Penta Volvo MD 2040 40 hp Diesel
Water: 119 gal (two tanks + hot water heater)
Holding : 48 gal (two tanks)
Fuel: 36 gal
Total sleeping capacity seven adults (2+2+2+1)
Cruisair reverse cycle AC/Heat 2 units - one forward 12K, one aft 7K
Raymarine ST60 hydraulic below deck autopilot.
All instruments Raymarine
Chart Plotter is Garmin GPS 2006C
Xantrex smart charger with monitor at nav station
Xantrex inverter system
CD player with interior and cockpit speakers
DVD Player
Bimini and Windshield
Stainless steel stem setting w/offset anchor roller
Self-draining chain locker
Anodized aluminum toe-rail
4 aluminum roller fairleads on toe-rail
6 aluminum mooring cleats
Stainless steel bow rail w/navigation lights
Stainless steel stanchions with double lifelines
Lifeline gates
SS stern rail w/brackets for life-buoy and flagstaff
4 SS handrails on coachroof
1 sail locker in cockpit on port side
1 locker for 2 gas bottles on port side - with gas bottles
Magma gas grill
2 cockpit aft lockers
Slatted teak cockpit seats
Cockpit drop-leaf table
Gas rail mounted bar-b-que grill
Leather-covered SS steering wheel on pedestal
With instrument console, SS handrail, throttle lever,
compass and cup holders
Engine panel on cockpit coaming w/plexi shield
1 winch handle holder
3 winch handles
Transom with slatted teak swim platform
Stainless steel swim ladder
Hot & cold cockpit shower
Shore water connect
Protective rubber strake on transom
Manual bilge pump
Genoa sheet tracks on side decks w/adjustable cars
Genoa sheet lead blocks with built-in stoppers
2 Lewmar® 48 CSTC primary winches
Coachroof mainsail traveller adjustable from cockpit
1 coachroof Lewmar 30 CSTO winch for control lines
5 Spinlock® XT jammers for halyards, reefing lines, vang and main sheet
1 dorade vent with adjustable ventilator
Stern light
Deck-stepped anodized aluminum mast with stainless
steel support post inside salon
2 sets of aft-swept spreaders
Stainless steel standing rigging: cap shrouds, lower
shrouds, forestay, baby stay and twin backstays
Anodized aluminum boom
Furling genoa with drum above deck
Main halyard
Genoa halyard with jammer on mast
Main boom topping lift
Main sheet with block & tackle system
Genoa sheets
Rigid boom vang adjustable from cockpit
In-mast furling
Clew outhaul
Neil Pryde® bi-radial dacron 140 % roller furling genoa (Cleaned, resticted, new UV - Sept 2010) with anti-UV strip and Neil Pryde multi-track foam luff system
Neil Pryde bi-radial dacron roller furling mainsail
2 companionway plexi hatchboards
Slide in hinged doors.
Hinged two-part GRP companionway
steps for access to engine
4 curved moulded GRP steps
Storage shelves along length of hull
2 storage drawers under berth
1 hanging locker with shelves on starboard side
1 settee with shelf locker
Hanging pole berth (removable) over main berth.
Double berth
Removable hanging pipe berth above main berth
U shaped settee with dinette
Storage under settee
Small central seat w/storage
Dinette table with aluminum legs
Table convertible into double berth
2 shelf lockers with sliding doors (slotted for ventilation)
Large storage cabinet and drawers forward
Laminated work surface over icebox and around sink
Stainless steel guard-rail
160 (5.6 cu.ft.) litre GRP icebox w/12 v electric fridge
Cutlery drawer
Cabinets w/slotted doors for ventilation
Stowage under oven with hinged door
2 rectangular stainless steel sinks
Pressurized hot and cold water mixer tap
2 burner LPG stove/oven
Fully moulded head
Manual marine toilet
Washbasin with pressurized hot and cold water
Shower drain pump
Forward Head Fix Shower Head
Cabinet, mirror, bathroom accessories
Laminated wood handrail
Holding tank 24 gallon each 1 each head.
Chart table with storage and molded fiddle rail
Storage under table
Navigation instrument panel
Electric panel 12 V 20 functions
Battery charge indicator, 12 V socket
+ 110 V panel
Nav seat with locker
Halogen light
Double berth
Hanging locker
Shelf locker
40 hp Volvo® diesel
Sound-proofng foam in engine compartment
Engine panel on cockpit coaming
Engine throttle lever on steering console
Stainless steel propeller shaft with GRP
protection moulded into hull
Fixed three blade propeller
Engine bed integrated into hull liner
Laminated work surface over icebox and around sink
Stove protection bar
GRP icebox with electric fridge and forward opening door
Top loading freezer
Cutlery drawer
Cabinets with slotted doors for ventilation
Double stainless steel sinks
Pressurized hot and cold water mixer tap
2 burner LPG stove/oven
Electric water system with expansion tank
110 V system with 20 amp battery charger
Xantrex 1500 inverter
6 x 110 V outlets in cabins and salon
Grounded rigging
1 service battery
1 engine battery
Halogen ceiling lights in salon, galley & cabins
Fluorescent ceiling light in galley
Reading lights in cabins
Approved navigation lights with LED anchor light
Standard equipment & options
Engine and electric water heater
Electric shower drain pumps
Manual bilge pump in cockpit
Electric bilge pump with float switch
2 rotomolded water tanks - 131 gal. capacity total
Shore water connect
7 opening hatches and 7 opening ports
New bottom job 11/2010

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