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323

$109,900 CAD

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A comfortable cruiser incorporating a good-sized interior filled with an abundance of natural light and ventilation. A spacious cockpit with the innovative pivoting steering wheel allowing easy access from the helm to companionway. A long list of standard features, useful options and some upgrades give this desirable 32-footer incredible value. She is in nice condition and is ready for cruising. Easy to view on our sales docks in Coal Harbour Marina, downtown Vancouver
Location Vancouver, BC
Condition Used
Category Cruisers
Overall Length
Year 2008
Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Beam 10.75
Fuel Capacity 17
Engine Power 22.0
Engine 1 Make & Model Yanmar 3YM20
Engine 1 Type Inboard
Engine 1 Fuel diesel
Engine 1 Year
Elements of the Beneteau 323

Among Beneteau's smaller sailing yachts, the 323 is similar in design to her larger sisters in the Oceanis range. She is a great light-air performer, has room for a small family, and is easy to single hand.

The designers, drawing on tremendous experience, have created an agile sailing yacht with beautiful lines, and with warm, inviting, perfectly usable spaces.

The wood finish is in very good condition. All overhead hatches have screens and shades, and all port lights and hull windows have fabric curtains as well as bug screens. All is kept toasty warm with the Webasto central heat system.

Hull construction is of hand-laid solid GRP bonded to a structural grid of directional fiberglass for a strong, stiff, light composite. Vinylester resin is used to resist osmotic blistering and  stitchmat laminates for specific increased strength optimization.

Deck is a sandwich construction for stiffness, thermal and acoustic insulation, and lighter weight. Solid fiberglass reinforcements in high load areas. Integral unidirectional GRP deck beams for added strength. Main bulkheads bonded 360° to the hull and deck for rigid torsional and compressive strength.

Accommodations

Accommodations are in two private cabins; one aft, one forward. Both are nicely sized, and it would be arguable to make with the master over the other.

Headroom in the forward cabin is 183 cm (6 ft). The V-berth is 152 cm wide, (60"), and with the insert in place, is 208 cm long (82"). An opening overhead hatch lets in natural light and fresh air, and there is overhead lighting as well as  two reading lights. Stowage in a hanging locker, shelves, and under-berth storage.

In the aft cabin, to port and aft of the galley, headroom is 183 cm. The berth is 185 cm by 177 cm (82" by 60"). Three opening port lights brings in natural light and ventilation. Overhead lighting, two reading lights, storage in a hanging locker.

  • both cabins feature high quality bi-density marine mattresses
  • Webasto central furnace system keeps you toasty warm in the shoulder and winter seasons
  • all port lights have window curtains and bug screens
  • all overhead hatches have screens with shades
Salon
  • large table with extendable drop leaf to accommodate a small crowd for dining
  • straight settees to port and to starboard, with storage and domestic systems underneath
  • with the table leaf set up, four can dine comfortably
  • two wooden handrails in salon
  • overhead skylight, lights as well as reading lights
  • opening overhead hatch and two opening port lights, all with curtains
  • shelves outboard above settees
Galley

The galley is L-shaped, and is to port as you descend the companionway. There is a good working surface, and thoughtful storage spaces.

  • 12V top loading refrigeration with shelf and freezer compartment
  • two-burner propane stove with oven on lockable gimbal
  • propane sniffer alarm and solenoid control
  • stainless steel rectangular sink
  • built-in waste bin
  • opening port light over the stove for natural ventilation
Navigation Station

There is a navigation area located to starboard, at the aft end of the salon settee.

  • table with storage under lifting lid
  • 12VDC distribution panel
  • stowage locker, high shelf, and access to wiring
Head

The head and shower is to starboard, handy to base of the companionway, and can be useful as a wet locker when needed.

  • wash basin
  • manual marine toilet
  • molded GRP for easy cleaning and wiping down after showers
  • large shower with teak seat
  • push button drain system on shower sump
  • 110VAC outlet
  • storage lockers
Deck

There are gates in the lifelines port, starboard, and aft for boarding. For boarding aft, the helm seat folds out of the way allowing safe and easy passage of people and gear to and from a tender or a dock.

  • stainless steel boarding ladder
  • step-through transom
  • stainless steel bow pulpit and stern rails
  • double lifelines with opening gates port, starboard, and aft
  • aluminum toe rail
  • beefy stainless steel anchor holder
  • bow and stern mooring cleats
  • anchor and chain locker
  • new Lewmar 1,000W electric windlass with remote (2018)
  • galvanized Delta fast-set anchor with 50' chain and 250' rope
Cockpit

The 323 has a spacious cockpit for 32,' with room for lounging and moving about.

  • Sunbrella dodger with stainless steel frame, grab rails, and window covers
  • Sunbrella bimini with connector piece to dodger
  • Port and starboard pushpit seats
  • pivoting transom seat for easy access to the swim step for safe and convenient access to a tender or a dock
  • steering pedestal with instrument pods, compass and grab rail
  • leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • steering wheel pivots out of the way for guest access to the transom
  • teak slatted cockpit seats for comfortable natural non-skid and for a flair of the nautical
  • large, deep, cockpit locker to starboard
  • winch handle holder
  • dedicated propane locker with two propane tanks
  • stainless steel propane BBQ, with cover, mounted on stern rail
  • cockpit shower in recessed locker
Sails, Rigging and Deck Gear
  • all lines led aft to cockpit through rope clutches
  • the cockpit is kept tidy with rope organizers on forward coaming
  • single spreader deck stepped anodized aluminum mast
  • Classic mainsail with semi-full battens and two reef points lazy jacks
  • furling 110% jib
  • inboard genoa tracks with cars
  • mainsheet traveller
  • boom vang
  • deck organizers
  • Lewmar self-tailing two-speed winches (two primary, two coachroof)
  • rig tuned as part of preventative maintenance in 2014, and 2017
Electronics and Navigation

There is an aft-facing nav station to starboard in the salon. Here is the electrical panel, storage lockers and a table with lifting top for storage.

  • VHF radio
  • Raymarine C95 chartplotter and radar (2014)
  • Raymarine ST 40 Bidata
  • Raymarine ST 4000 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST 40 wind system
Electrical System
  • electrical panel with AC and DC distribution
  • dedicated engine battery (2017)
  • new 2018 house battery
  • 110V battery charger
  • alternator
  • DC voltmeter
  • low battery alarm
  • DC outlet at electrical panel and in forward cabin
  • 110V outlets in salon, each cabin, and head
Engines and Mechanical
  • Yanmar 3YM20 fresh water cooled 20 hp diesel, approx 2500 hours
  • ZF marine gears to shaft propulsion
  • three-blade fixed bronze propeller
  • single lever engine control at helm for throttle / gears
  • insulated engine space with good access around three sides
  • machinery space exhaust fan
  • regularly serviced with oil changes every 100 hours, and annual belt and filter changes
  • Webasto central heat system
  • Sonic hull antifouling transducers (2014)
Disclaimer

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.

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Disclaimer: 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 investigatge such details as the buyer desires validated. Price, if shown, may not include applicable state or government fees, taxes, destination charges, preparation charges, or finance charges (if applicable). Final actual sales price may vary depending on options or accessories selected. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, manufacturer revision, or withdrawal without notice.

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