Martin Bird and Associates Inc.
326 First Street Suite 35
Annapolis, Maryland, US, 21403
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2003 Beneteau 473

location icon Crisfield, Maryland
Year 2003
Length 47 ft


"Cygnus" is great two stateroom Beneteau 473 with all the right gear for cruising. She is a one owner boat that has never been chartered.


Year built 2003
Category Sail
Length 47 ft
Beam 15'4 ft
Max. Draft 5'7 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 76 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 102 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 170 gal
Water Heater Cap. 0 gal
Holding Tank Cap. 0 gal
Ballast 8,157 lb
Displacement 24,277 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Rope Cutter: true
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 76hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: Bronze, Folding
Year: 2003
Engine Hours: 2942

"Cygnus" is the classic two stateroom "owners version" layout. Starting forward is the owner's cabin with island queen berth,abundant storage and en-suite head with separate shower stall and electric head.

The main saloon features a large U shaped dinette to starboard, Table w/ leaf extension and a center-line bench seat w/ storage that services the inboard side of the table, To port is a long settee and a forward facing Navigation Station w/ seat. Aft of the Nav Station is a second Head with handheld shower. The second cabin is on the port side all the way aft featuring a double berth, abundant storage and headroom.

On the starboard side aft of the dinette is proper Galley that is organized to be efficient for use in port or at sea. Access to the utility cabin tin in the aft end of the galley.

  • Upgraded cabin sole
  • Upgraded interior fabrics
  • Cabin fans
  • Clock & Barometer
  • (2) Flat screen TV's
  • Panasonic digital tuner w/ DVD player
  • Direct TV receiver
  • Electra-san
  • Shades for overhead hatches
  • (1) Manual Head
  • (1) Electric Head
  • LED lighting
  • Force 10 (3) burner Stove w/oven (propane) 
  • 12v Refrigeration
  • Double sink
  • Manual and Pressure water
  • Microwave
  • Abundant storage
  • (2) 30 amp 110v AC
  • 12v DC
  • (4) 4D AGM Rolls Batteries (2014) (note: standard is (3) 4D batteries)
  • Heart Freedom 20 inverter w/ link 2000
  • Panda generator - hours 1172
  • 4 Solar panels 135 watts each - total 540 watts
  • Blue Seas solar controller
  • (2) D-400 Wind Generators w/ breaking switch and 60 amp regulator
  • LED lighting

Navigation Station

  • Raymaine RL70C Radar/Chart Plotter
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi
  • Icom M-802 SSB
  • Pactor modem
  • Class B AIS
  • JVC Stereo w/ changer

Port Helm Station

  • Plastimo Compass
  • Raytheon RL70C Radar/Plotter
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind
  • 12v Outlets
  • VHF Ram Mic

Starboard Helm Station

  • Plastimo Compass
  • Vetus Bow thruster control
  • (2) Raymarine ST60 Multi
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind


  • VHF RAM Mic
  • Autopilot Remote
  • The starboard aft quarter water tank has been converted from water to fuel (55 gallons). The new tank was supplied by Beneteau and designed to be used for fuel. The tank capacities in this listing are correct and reflect the change.
Sails and Rigging
  • In mast Roller Furling
  • Sail controls lead to cockpit
  • Lewmar ST40 Electric halyard/mainsheet winch
  • Lewmar ST58 Electric Primary Genoa winches
  • 140% Genoa (2)
  • Mainsail  roller furling (2)
  • Rigid Vang
  • Air conditioning
  • Bow thruster
  • Spectra 300 Watermaker
  • "J" feathering propeller
  • Spurs on shaft
Deck and Hull
  • Windless - deck and cockpit controls
  • Fortress FX-37 anchor and rode
  • Paratec Sea Anchor w/ 400' rode
  • Delta anchor w/ chain and rode
  • Winslow liferaft, 6 man canister w/ deck mount - certification is current
  • Dodger
  • Bimini w/ enclosure
  • S/S arch with radar mount, (2)wind generators and outboard motor lift
  • S/S frame above dodger for solar panels
  • Double lifelines with gates
  • S/S Davits
  • Drop-leaf Cockpit Table w/ storage and cover
  • Rod holder
  • Outboard rail mount
  • Lifesling
  • Horseshoe life ring
  • Transom Shower
  • Stern Swim ladder
  • Manual Bilge pump
  • Electric Bilge pump
  • Holding tank macerator 
  • Deck/anchor washdown
  • Padeyes for Harnesses
  • Mast Pulpits
  • Masthead Tricolor
  • Deck lights
  • Rod storage in utility cabin
  • (2) tie down brackets for Fuel Jugs
  • Fuel Jug canvas covers
  • Assorted spares
  • Complete manuals

The following items maybe on-board but are excluded from the sale:

  • Inflatable dinghy
  • Mercury outboard
  • Personal items
  • Tools
  • Art
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.