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2004 42 (ft.) Beneteau 423 - Performance Cruiser

Inactive - This listing is not for sale at this time

General Information

Listing# 41947

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Racers and Cruisers
423 - Performance Cruiser
42 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type

General Details


Standard Draft Version for Optimum Performance

Extremely Well Maintained Vessel - In Sail-A-Way Condition - Truly Shows Like a New Boat - Built in the USA

Sleeps Seven - (2) Cabins, (2) Heads - Master Forward with Queen  Centerline Berth  - Private Head with Stall Shower     - Aft Guest Cabin with King Berth  & Private Access to  Aft  Head with Shower (Also Salon Access to Aft Head)  - Dinette Converts to Double Berth - Additional Single Berth on Port Settee  

 Well laid out Salon with 6' 5" headroom - Circular Dinette seats 8 - Full nav Station - plus additional settee for seating.  Entrance to aft head for use as "day head".

Fully Air Conditioned, With reverse Cycle Heat - Complete & Upgraded  Electronics Package

Low Engine and Generator Hours - Dual Air Conditioning Systems - Hot and Cold water Shower on Stern Platform

Large Galley - Separate Refrigerator ( Front Load) and Freezer ( Top Load) - LPG Stove and Oven - Lots of Counter Space

Wide Walk Around Decks  - SS Handrails - SS Stanchions with Double Lifelines -

Large Cockpit with Complete Bimini Top - Integrated Dodger - and Full  Isinglass Enclosure  - Extra Long Seats - Huge Storage Compartments - Large Molded Swim Platform

In-Mast Furling - Genoa Furling - All Control Lines Led Aft to Cockpit for Easy Single Handed Sailing

 Electric Anchor Windlass with Remote Control - Dual Anchor Rollers Forward - Extensive Ground Tackle with Bruce Anchor

Hand laid solid GRP hull with solid fiberglass structural hull liner  - Vinyl ester barrier coat to resist osmotic blistering.  Cored sandwich deck construction with solid fiberglass reinforcement in high load or hardware mounting locations.

The  Beneteau 423 is a luxurious performance cruiser loaded with value. Based on the sleek deck profile of the highly successful Beneteau 473 and designed by world-renowned naval architects Groupe Finot, the 423 encompasses a confident blue-water hull combined with extraordinary comfort, gorgeous interior woodwork, loads of volume and plenty of light.

Contact the listing broker for more information or to make an appointment to see this vessel.



LOA...............................................43 ft 2 in ----------13.16 meter Hull Length......................................41 ft 8 in ----------12.7 meter LWL...............................................38 ft 7 in ----------11.76 meter Beam............................................12 ft 11 in -----------3.94 meter Displacement.....................19,797 lbs (approx) --..------8,980 Kilo Standard Sail Area..........................930 sq. ft Draft.................................................6 ft 9 in ----------2.0 meters Ballast........................................... 5,836 lbs ------------2,647 kilo Fuel Capacity.....................................53 gal ----------------  201 ltr Water.....(2 tanks) total......................154 gal-----------------  583 ltr Hot water heater.................................11 gal ................ 40 ltr Holding black-water in 2 tanks Auxiliary Diesel Yanmar Engine.........56 hp  ( 826 hours) Onan Generator............................. 7.5KVA.  (103 hours) Construction: Marion, South Carolina, USA Hull Design: Groupe Finot
FULLY AIR CONDITIONED WITH 2 ZONE SYSTEMS and REVERSE CYCLE HEAT ( Marine Comfort Systems) (5) Hella 12 v fans This Vessel sleeps 7 people in (2) private cabins plus Salon - The forward Master cabin contains a Queen berth on center, and private head w/ stall shower - The aft private cabin contains a King berth and private access to the aft head w/shower - This head also has access from the main salon and serves as a day head. - There are also sleeping accommodations for (2) at the convertible dinette, to Strarbd, and (1) additional guest on the settee to Port INTERIOR ACCOMMODATIONS Forward Cabin Headroom 6’ 1” Queen berth -Island style Shelf on hull, both side (2) Drawers and (5) storage lockers under berth (1) Hanging locker, port (1) Settee and storage locker port side Fwd head features fiberglass wash hand basin w/faucet and separate shower stall w/hand held shower and support Dual reading lights Aft Cabin : Headroom 6’4” King berth Hanging locker Storage cabinet Shelf on hull Seat inboard of hanging locker Aft head features fiberglass wash hand basin w/combination faucet & hand shower w/shower hose and support HEADS (2) Electric marine toilets w/22 gal holding tank  - Electric Macerator pump at each head - New Jabsco Quiet Flush toilet in Master cabin forward - Separate stall shower Fiberglass sink, medicine cabinet, mirror and toilet accessories All showers drain w/separate electric drain pump  
Vessel Walk Through
Vessel may be boarded from either the large Aft swim platform, or from opening lifeline gates Port, or Starbd.  The cockpit is over-sized with over 7' long seats on either side.  Upon descending the companionway - a comfortable day head is immediately to Port  - the Aft stateroom entrance is directly behind the door to the head ( this head also has a private entrance to the Aft stateroom). The Aft stateroom has standing headroom and additional storage lockers. SALON: The AMERICAN style Galley is to Starbd of the companionway stairs.There are numerous storage lockers, drawers,  shelving, and extensive counter areas. Continuing along the Port side of the vessel is a full forward facing Nav Station - Immediately forward of the Aft head, and a full length Settee forward of the Nav Station. ( This settee makes up into a single berth) Along the Starbd side - Forward of the Galley is a large circular Dinette that seats 6 comfortably.  The Dinette converts to a double berth -  An ottoman expands the dining space to 8 guests. There are several storage lockers on both sides of the yacht, plus storage under the Port Settee, and Starbd Dinette. Forward facing fixed ports, fixed side ports, opening side ports, and opening overhead, hatches provide abundant light and ventilation. MASTER STATEROOM: Forward of the Salon is the Master cabin with Private head & stall shower, This cabin also has abundant storage lockers, and comfortable settees for sitting. AFT STATEROOM King sized berth - athwart-ships Hanging locker, additional storage lockers and shelves Private entrance to head Reading lights over berth (2) opening ports, (1) opening hatch VENTILATION Forward Cabin (1) Lewmar size 54 hatch, (1) Lewmar size 10 hatch Forward starboard toilet (1) Lewmar size 10 hatch Salon (2) Lewmar size 30 hatch (1) Skylight across deck above the salon Aft Starboard Galley (2) Opening Lewmar ports (1) Lewmar size 20 hatch Aft Port Chart Table (2) Opening Lewmar ports Aft Port Cabin (2) Opening Lewmar ports (1) Lewmar size 20 hatch 3 Cabin Version: Aft Starboard Cabin 2 opening Lewmar ports (1) Lewmar size 20 hatch Port Galley 1 Lewmar size 30 hatch & 1 opening Lewmar size 4 Aft Port Head (3) Opening Lewmar ports (1) Lewmar size 20 hatch A  
Description SALON  - Salon is quite large and well lit and ventilated. There are several comfortable seating areas - dining for up to 8 guests - PLUS- Nav Station - Galley - day head. Table drops down for additional double berth ottoman seat with storage inside Maximum 6’ 5” headroom U-shaped dinette (2) Cabinet with louvered doors Storage behind dinette with bottle racks Storage and access to plumbing & hot water heater under dinette Expandable table with leaf, converts into double berth with filler cushion Central settee with storage underneath Fixed ports in hull at eye level when seated Leatherette seat cushions Halogen overhead recessed spot lights Reading lights at Dinette Stereo speakers (2) opening hatches, (2) opening ports - (2) large fixed windows forward for abundant light with sliding shades CHART TABLE: Storage locker with shelf under chart table Standard equipment & options - Panel for electronics Navigators seat with storage underneath GALLEY  - The American style galley has abundant work areas - and loads of storage in lockers, shelves, and drawers.  A front loading refrigerator allows easy access to your stores, and the top loading freezer keeps is also convenient - There is extensive counter space, and the double SS sink has 2 removable covers, to increases the counter space as needed.  The Galley is well ventilated by opening ports and overhead hatches. Double SS sink Stove protection bar 3 burner LPG stove SS storage baskets - Pull out for easy access Tableware drawer Cabinets + microwave shelf above work space Trash can Galley: Granicoat® counter top Front and top opening fiberglass refrigerator 12 v. refrigeration/Freezer combo unit  -  Adler Barbour                                       (2) Rectangular SS sinks in galley Propane Gas Circuit Force 10® three-burner stove with oven - (1) 10 lb LPG tanks in deck locker, room for second tank Origo Micro Wave oven (1) opening hatch, (2) opening ports, (1) fixed Port COMPANIONWAY Headroom: 6’ 6” 1-part hinged, wood companionway steps with gas spring for easy access to engine room (2) Wooden handrails, companionway bulkheads Interior Upholstery - Neutral Leatherette throughout Wood paneling on hull sides Fiberglass headliner in heads White vinyl headliner in salon & forward cabin  
Electrical - Electronics
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Onan  7.5 KVA Generator in Sound Shield compartment (103 hours) with Racor filter Freedom 75 Amp battery charger - Plus -Freedom True Charge 40 amp battery charger - Full circuit breaker Electric panel Separate Generator panel Link 2000 Xantrax battery monitor Grounded rig Conduit for standard and optional wiring 12 V. 28 function control panel (2) 30 amp 110 V. shore power receptacles on transom 110 V. control panel at chart table 7 x 110 V. outlets Batteries: 1x 100 amp engine start battery , 2 x 200 amp 4D House batteries Lights: Flush mounted halogen lights Fluorescent light in galley and heads Reading light in each cabin Bi-color navigation light Stern light Anchor light Combination deck and steaming light Mini spot light white/red lens at chart table ELECTRONICS: - HELM: Raymarine 6000 series Auto Pilot Plastimo compass Raymarine C-80 color GPS chart plotter /Radar - Raymarine ST60 wind speed and direction Raymarine tridata - speed, log, depth Ram mic - full function VHF Sirius weather station 12v power adapter at helm NAV STATION: Standard Horizon VHF w/ mic at helm Xantrex battery monitor  406 mh EPIRB ENTERTAINMENT Sony AM/FM stereo/CD player with (4) speakers  - 10 CD changer  
Yanmar 4JH3 , 56hp diesel - high torque, low RPM  (826 hours) 53 gal. Fuel capacity Rotomolded polyethylene fuel tank Engine control panel on cockpit coaming 3-Bladed fixed prop Soundproof insulation in engine room Engine raw water filter Racor® fuel/water separator STEERING SYSTEM Composite rudder, rudder tube and quadrant SS leather wrapped steering wheel (42") Emergency tiller (2) electric Automatic bilge pumps - (1) manual back-up bilge pump
Hull and Deck
Vessel has a huge cockpit, with over sized seating areas.  A unique system allows the helm seat to be easily swing over to the side to allow convenient access to the large swim platform - A hot/cold shower located on the stern allows for a complete outdoor shower, or simple rinse after a swim. - Cockpit seats are teak trimmed, with fiberglass cockpit sole. Wide side decks provide easy access from the cockpit to the forward deck, which has a large anchor locker with more than adequate storage for 2 separate rodes. The entire cockpit is covered by a large Bimini top, which can be totally or partially lowered if sun is desired - There is a large clear Isinglass dodger, and full Isinglass cockpit enclosure for cold or nasty weather. COCKPIT Fold down table - 2 sides Teak trim Full helm w/leather wrapped wheel (4) storage lazarettes Propane storage locker Aft Jump Seats Full Bimini and dodger Hot/cold shower on transom PLUMBING Self-draining cockpit Manual bilge pump Electric bilge pump (1) Fiberglass fresh water tank integrated into hull liner in the bow Hot water heater - 11 gallon capacity MOORING & ANCHORING Horizon Electric windlass w/Remote control SS bow fitting with (2) anchor rollers - Bruce anchor with 50 ft chain, and 250' rode (6) Aluminum mooring cleats Self bailing anchor locker in the bow EXTERIOR EQUIPMENT HULL & DECK Hot and cold transom/cockpit shower (1) Port cockpit locker (1) Starboard cockpit locker (1) LP gas locker aft port side of cockpit (1) Helm seat provides easy access to transom Teak inlaid cockpit seats (2) aft lockers Halyard hangers aft of coach roof (2) Winch handle pockets Built-in dodger coaming (2) SS handrails on coach roof Side decks w/molded raised bulwark w/teak cap rail Swim platform locker GRP steering pedestal w/instrument console Folding leaf cockpit table Shore power cord Hot & cold cockpit shower Stern rail seats  Barrier coat and anti fouling paint 2 dorade vents  
Sails and Rigging
In-Mast main furling - Roller furling on the Genoa - and all control lines let aft to the cockpit - Make this vessel an easy boat to single handle. Rig Dimensions: Mast...Classic Furler I.........................48' 8" J........................16' 6" P........................43' 5" E............. .........14' 10" SAILS Performance cruising upgraded sails standard Roller furling mainsail Pro Furl Head sail system - 140% Roller furling Genoa with cover & foam luff  - Asymmetrical cruising generker  -   Storm Jib with quick attach luff ( attaches easily to rolled up Genoa )        Rigid Boom Vang Whisker pole Genoa halyard (2) Genoa sheets (1) Main halyard (1) Mainsheet (1) Main boom topping lift (1) Solid vang (2) Mainsheet traveler control lines STANDING RIGGING Discontinuous SS 1X19 rigging: forestay, twin backstays, upper and intermediates, cap shrouds, fwd lower and aft lower shrouds SPARS Deck stepped, anodized aluminum roller furling mast. Anodized, aluminum boom Mast step with 6 blocks Double aft swept spreaders DECK GEAR (2) Genoa sheet tracks (2) Lewmar® 48 CSTO Genoa sheet winches, mounted on cockpit coaming (2) Lewmar 40 CSTO halyard/control line winches Profurl® Genoa roller furling with drum above deck (1) Mainsheet track on coach-roof (2) Stoppers, mainsheet & traveler control lines (6) Stoppers for control lines (including Genoa halyard on the mast) (2) Winch handles  
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.