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A Beautiful example of a one of Beneteau's most popular models. The 393 is a joy to sail in any conditions. Dancing Bear has been owned from new by a meticulous owner, constantly upgraded and maintain to an exceptional standard. She has the sought after two cabin two head layout with a Pullman berth and forward en suite head. This layout offers very large cockpit locker for storage as well as the additional space it creates down below for extended cruising .Pride of ownership is evident throughout the boat with the many custom additions both on deck and below.
Condition Used
Category Sloop
Overall Length
Year 2004
Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Beam 13.08
Fuel Capacity 36
Engine Power 56.0
Engine 1 Make & Model Yanmar 4JH3E97
Engine 1 Type Inboard
Engine 1 Fuel diesel
Engine 1 Year

The interior of Dancing Bear is finished with beautiful Mahogany joinery throughout, multiple ports both fixed and opening with bug screens provide lots of light and ventilation.

Pullman Cabin

Dancing Bear has the two cabin two head layout, featuring a large Pullman berth forward of the salon and a spacious "ensuite" head compartment with shower in the forepeak. This cabin has a convenient seat to starboard for dressing as well as a good sized hanging locker and a set of drawers under the Pullman bunk.


The salon features a spacious settee an oval dining table with a centreline bench for comfortable seating for up to six. The settee can also be converted to form a double berth in the main salon. To starboard opposite the settee there is a very large storage unit featuring enclosed shelves and drawers. Immediately aft of the cupboards there is a large Nav Table with the DC electrical panel, monitors for the various systems and one of the two VHF radios as well as more storage for charts and books.


The large galley has a  2 burner gimballed Force Ten propane stove with oven, larger top loading freezer, front loading fridge, built in Microwave, double sink and its of storage. On the end of the counter there is a very handy swing up table to increase the size of the counter for meal preparation.

Aft Head

To starboard opposite the Galley is the roomy aft head featuring a manual head, sink and shower.

Aft Cabin

The aft cabin has 6+ feet of headroom and features what can only be described as a massive bed measuring 7 feet by over 5 feet. There are two opening ports for lots of ventilation and additional storage in the custom made overhead unit.





Electronics and Navigation
  • Raymarine C-80 Plotter at helm
  • Raymarine ST 6001 Autopilot at helm
  • Raymarine ST 70 Depth/speed unit at the helm with a second repeater in forward cabin
  • Raymarine Radar
  • Two Icom IC-M402S VHF Radios, nav station and in the cockpit
  • Tank Level Monitor Water/Holding
  • Fireboy Propane/CNG Detector
Electrical System
  • 12V DC Circuit
  • 120V AC System with 50' Shore Power Cable
  • 120V outlets throughout the boat
  • Xantrex Pro Sine 2.0, 2000W inverter/Charger  (Aug, 2018)
  • Balmar Altenator (Aug. 2018)
  • Three 4D Deep Cycle Batteries (Aug, 2018)
  • One 27M Engine Crank Battery (Aug, 2018)
  • Sony Stereo
  • Atwood 6 gal. hot water tank 120v, Engine Heat Exchanger, Wabasto Heat Exchanger
  • 130 watt main solar panel on the Bimini Arch
  • Neil Pryde Standard Main with cover
  • Strong Track System for the main sail
  • Neil Pryde Head Sail
  • North Cruising Spinnaker with Sock
Main Deck


  • Dancing Bear has a well laid out deck with all halyards led aft to the cockpit via organizers.
  • 20 KG Bruce Anchor with ample rode and Chain
  • Lewmar Electric Horizontal Windlass in the Anchor Locker controlled from the helm or at the bow.
  • Very large cockpit locker 
  • Dodger with window covers
  • Bimini with Connector 
  • Full side curtain enclosure as well as bug screens for the cockpit
  • Magma BBQ attached to stern pulpit 
  • Stern Pulpit corner seats
  • Ocean Marine Davit system
  • Lewmar 48 self tailing primary winches (2)
  • Lewmar 30 self tailing cabin top winches (2)
  • Bimini Arch with a 130w Solar panel



Dancing Bear has a 2014  ORCA alloy hull RIB with a MINNKOTA Endura C2 5 speed electric motor. There s a dedicated 12V deep Cycle battery for the motor that has a solar charging system with controller.

Engines and Mechanical
  • Yanmar 4JH3E97 56 HP marine Diesel shaft drive 1690 hours
  • Wabasto Hydronic Heat for Cabin and Hot Water Tank
  • Atwood 6 gal Hot Water Tank, Heated via 120V,, engine heat exchanger or Wabasto Hyronic Unit
  • Cabin Heat System can also be used with heat from engine heat exchanger

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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