Beneteau Oceanis 461

This 1997 Beneteau Oceanis 461 is a proven ocean going design from Bruce Farr and now for sale with our Pittwater Office.  She is a very well maintained complete blue water cruiser with a huge array of extras.

Two spacious cabins and a third that has been cleverly converted to a workshop and storage.

Features include:

Desirable open concept galley and saloon.

Electronic autopilot, monitor wind vane and mechanical self steering.

Set up for shorthanded including furling headsail, main in lazyjacks and electric halyard winch.

New dinghy with 15 hp outboard.

85 litres per hour water maker.

Washing machine and dryer.

Lots of power, large battery bank, wind generator, solar and diesel generator.

Huge forward stateroom.

Well laid out galley with 3 burner stove, ample freezer and fridge.

Motivated Seller... reduced price.

For sale with DBY Boat Sales Newport Office.  Please call 02 9999 3311 for an inspection appointment.  For high resolution photos and an inventory email

Price: SOLD
Price Base: SOLD
Brand: Beneteau
Model: OCEANIS 461
Length: 46.00 Feet
Year: 1997
Category: Yacht and Sail Boats
Hull Type: GRP
Hull Style: Single
Power Type: Sail
Type Of Sales: Dealer
Engine Make: Yanmar 4JP2EHP
Engine Type:
Condition: Used
State: New South Wales
Stock Number: PWBE462251
Designer : Bruce Farr
Hull Type : Fiberglass
Country Origin : France
Length (feet) : 46 feet
Beam/Width (feet) : 13.5 feet
Draft (feet) : 5.9 feet
Horse Power (hp) : 50
Generator : Solar and diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) : 40 gallons
Number of Berths : Large forward master stateroom with custom made king-size bed featuring deluxe memory foam mattress with seating area. Starboard aft cabin with double bed and hanging locker. Port aft cabin has been converted to a workroom/storage area with single bunk on both sides.
Number of Showers : Two separate identical heads with showers (hot and cold water). Outdoor freshwater cockpit shower
Galley Notes : Very desirable long galley configuration with large pantry. Lots of cupboard and storage space with dishes, utensils and cookware included.
Stove : 3-burner Force 10 stove with oven
Refrigeration : Separate side by side top loading freezer/fridge.
Number of Sinks : Stainless steel counter top with double sink.
Anchor / Winch : Winches - 1- Lewmar self-tailing #40 electric winch. 1- Lewmar self-tailing #40 winch 2 – Lewmar self-tailing #54. Winches, Deck and Hull: 65 pound CQR with 300 feet of high tensile chain (regalvanized 2011) 200 feet of ¾ inch nylon rode. Secondary Anchors: 45 pound plow with 150 chain and 100 feet rode. 40 pound Danforth. Lofrans 1000 12 volt. Windless. Monitor self-steering wind vane.
Bilge Pump : Yes
Mast/Rigging : Stainless steel rigging aluminium mast
Sail Inventory : Brand new Marshall stacking fully-battened main sail (2012). Storm jib. 150% furling Genoa. 110% furling Genoa. North Sails Gennaker 2007. Insulated back stay for SSB/HAM radio. Easily handled solo or by couple with running rigging leading to the cockpit.
Electrics : 30 amp 110v shore power with 240v transformer. Xantrex 2000 watt inverter/100 amp charger with Link 2000 monitor. Additional separate 40 amp Xantrex battery charger, 2 x 80 watt Sharps solar panels, and 1 x 90 watt solar panel (with charge controller). AirX marine wind generator(insert photo of wind generator) 1x 110 amp Balmar alternator with smart regulator, ac/dc electrical distribution panel, 800 amp hrs batteries. New starter battery (2012). Dual Raycor fuel filters switchableGenerator driven direct drive Aqua Marine 24 gallon per hour water maker. 4 kw Westerbeke Diesel Generator. Splendide Washer/dryer combo.
Electronics Navigation : JRC 1800 24-mile radar/plotter combo with stainless steel radar post. Wireless Tac Tic wind instrument. Raymarine depth sounder. Garmin GPS 126 at Nav station. ComNav auto-pilot. ICOM 802 SSB/HAM radio, Pactor III & modem, VHF radio. Class B AIS transmitter and receiver. AM/FM stereo, CD player with cabin and cockpit speakers. New floating Stand Horizon GPS hand-held VHF radio (2011)
Dinghy : Brand new 3.2 meter QuickSilver (2011) dinghy & new 15 hp Mercury 2-stroke (2011) outboard motor, both with canvas covers (used less than 3 months). ?Fresh water deck wash pump
Covers : Full Bimini, spray dodger, sun curtains and 2 ShadeTree sun awnings. ?New cockpit bug enclosure. Complete cockpit all-weather enclosures. Enjoy outdoor living even if it is pouring rain!
Safety Gear : 3 fire extinguishers. Life sling and rescue life ring with light mounted on the rear pulpit. EPIRB - 406 series global fix GPS. Numerous life jackets. Life raft – Zodiac 10-person. First aid kits. Jack lines and tethers.Man over board pole. Sea drogue. Well looked after with pride of ownership evident. Excellent value with new dinghy and outboard motor and new main sail.
GPS : Yes
Has Navigation Lights : Yes
Radio : Yes
Number of Life Jackets : Numerous
Remarks : 2011 Refit: Replacement of all keel bolts, recalling all cockpit and swim platform teak. Replaced all interior lights with LED’s. Fresh bottom paint and Propspeed. Extras: Numerous tools, toolbox, spare parts, workbench with vise, flashlights, double hammock, vacuum food saver machine and bags, dehumidifier. ?9 X 20 liter jerry cans. ?Fishing rod and tackle. ?2 wind scoops for hatches. ?Custom made rain barrier hatch covering for master stateroom. ?Webasto diesel cabin heater system. Has not been used in tropics (since 2007) ?Charts and nautical books included. ?Two inflatable kayaks available for optional purchase. ?Captain willing to negotiate delivery of QuickStar to another destination, if desired.