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46' Beneteau 461

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Boat Name: 46' Beneteau 461
Year: 2008
Price: 229900
Located in Marina Del Rey, CA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel

The Beneteau 46 has style, powerful performance with well laid out topsides, and a spacious two stateroom interior. Complete Raymarine electronics, furling sails and bow thruster make easy short handed cruising. Extensively outfitted with additional gear by knowledgeable original owner.

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

46' Beneteau 461


Total Power: 54HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: Yanmar
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 280
Engine Power: 54 HP

Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Maximum Speed: 8 knots


14.08 ft


Water Tanks: (150 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (63 Gallons)
Black Water Tanks: (22 Gallons)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2


Builder: Beneteau USA
Designer: Berret-Racoupeau
Hull Shape: Monohull


Spacious airy two stateroom interior each with adjoining head. Teak cabinetry and varnished cabin sole, covered in carpet. Starting aft is the enclosed cockpit configured with dual helms and leather covered wheels. Single lever engine controls are at the starboard helm. There is seating aft with a removable center providing access to swim platform. The cockpit has seating port & starboard with double door teak companionway on center.

Down four steps to the salon, under which is engine access. L shape galley is to port and the navigation area is opposite to starboard. Large U shape settee to port with teak table and two bench seats. There is a single settee opposite with storage below. The salon has large fixed windows P&S outboard of both settees and along the sides and overhead providing exceptional light. Opening shaded hatch on center with solar vent provides ventilation. There are stainless hand rails along headliner.

Aft of the nav area is an enclosed head with Bemis electric marine toilet, one piece molded stall shower with an opening Lewmar port, sink set into counter with pressure H&C water and single lever faucet, cabinets and mirror.

Continuing aft through a privacy door is the aft stateroom with a diagonal double berth, five opening Lewmar ports, a mirrored vanity to port, hanging locker to starboard, and access to aft portion of the engine on center. The forward stateroom has a double berth, hanging locker & vanity to starboard, cabinet to port, fixed windows P&S and an opening shaded hatch overhead. The aft head is to port and features Bemis electric marine toilet, stall shower with curved plexiglass door, sink set into counter with single lever faucet, mirror, cabinet and an overhead hatch.


  • Double stainless sinks w/covers & single lever faucet
  • Vitrifrigo - top loading deep freezer
  • Vitrifrigo - front loading refrigerator freezer
  • Stainless 3-burner gimballed LPG stove & oven
  • Tappan built-in microwave oven
  • Abundant counter and storage area


  • 110 volt AC and 12 volt DC systems
  • AC & DC electrical panels with circuit breakers
  • Fuel & water level gauges
  • Alarm for high water
  • Onan 5KW generator
  • Phoenix 3000 watt - charger, inverter
  • 40 amp automatic battery charger
  • 3 - 200 amp 4D house batteries
  • 2 - 8D start batteries
  • 80 amp alternator
  • Bow thruster 6HP
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning & heat (2-14,000 BTU)
  • Electric bilge pumps
  • Electric water pumps
  • Electric hot water heater
  • Alarms for high water
  • AC outlets throughout
  • DC lighting throughout with mood lighting in salon
  • Reading lights over berths
  • Dual 30 amp dockside service w/power cord

Electronics and Navigation

  • Raymarine E120 multi-function GPS, radar, chart plotter (helm)
  • Raymarine E80 radar, chart plotter (nav area)
  • Raymarine 2KW radar on stainless steel backstay mount
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata - knot, log, depth (helm port)
  • Raymarine ST60+ - wind angle, wind speed (helm port)
  • Raymarine ST6002 Smart Pilot autopilot with wireless remote (helm starboard)
  • Raymarine St60+ graphic (helm starboard)
  • Icom Command Mic II VHF marine radio (helm port)
  • Icom IC-M-422 VHF marine radio (nav area)
  • Plastimo 5” magnetic compass (port & starboard helm)


  • 27” LCD-TV w/DVD player
  • Hinckley TV antenna (mast mount)
  • Sony AM/FM compact disc

Sails and Rigging

  • Fractional 9/10th anodized aluminum double spreader deck stepped mast
  • Anodized aluminum boom with outhaul
  • Twin swept aft spreaders
  • Compression post below deck
  • In mast furling main sail with vertical battens
  • Genoa 135% on Profurl furling system
  • 2- Lewmar 54CTS primary electric sheet winches
  • 1- Lewmar 40CEST electric halyard winch
  • 1- Lewmar 40CST halyard winch
  • All running rigging lines led aft to cockpit
  • Spinlock XTS line clutches
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Genoa tracks inboard with wide mouth cars
  • Genoa sheet fast blocks with jammers
  • Working sail area 1055 sq’

Deck and Hull

  • Flag blue solid fiberglass hand laid hull
  • Cored fiberglass deck with teak overlay
  • Vinylester outer surface to resist osmotic blistering
  • Bulkheads bonded to deck for strength
  • Varnished teak toe rail
  • Stainless bow & stern pulpits
  • Stanchions with double life lines and boarding gates port & starboard
  • Fortress FX-37 anchor w/ chain & nylon rode
  • Delta 50lb anchor w/chain & nylon rode
  • Vertical 1000W electric windlass w/manual overide
  • Double bow rollers w/anchor locker in foredeck
  • Sea water anchor wash
  • Sunbrella bimini top w/full cockpit enclosure & removable sections
  • Walk through transom w/swim platform
  • Stainless fold down swim ladder
  • Removable stainless dinghy davits
  • Magna propane BBQ grill
  • Cockpit table w/storage & two drop leaves
  • Life raft locker built into transom
  • Provision for emergency tiller
  • Dock lines and fenders


  • Yanmar 4JH4AE four cylinder FWC
  • HP: 54
  • Cruise: 7 knots
  • Maximum: 8 knots
  • Hours: 280
  • Direct drive w/bronze 3 blade prop
  • Twin helms w/leather covered wheels
  • Single lever controls


Exceptionally well maintained vessel by her original knowledgeable owner. Complete Raymarine electronics, Onan generator with air conditioning & heat, furling sails with electric winches, bow thruster and more. Complete manuals on all systems and equipment.


All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


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.

Contact Richard Nathanson for additional information and your viewing appointment at 310-430-1769 (cell) or 949-675-8092 (office).

Contact Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc..

Chuck Hovey Yachts, Inc.
717 Lido Park Drive, Suite A
Newport Beach, CA 92663 United States
Tel 949-675-8092
Fax 949-673-1037
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