|So popular right now are late model production yachts around 40 feet under $200k and yet so hard to find. Well stop looking - you've found it!
Dancing Bear is a 2004 Beneteau Clipper 423 with three cabins and three heads making her an ideal family boat for Bay, Coastal or Offshore cruising. She has already crossed the Pacific and is ready to go again so this is your chance to live your dream adventure.
The cockpit is spacious and completely covered by the large full width bimini overlapping the dodger which has good quality clears in excellent condition. Instruments at the helm are very up to date with new Raymarine Tridata readout, Tacktick Wind, Raymarine Autohelm and a Raymarine Hybrid Plotter with AIS. All running lines come back to the cockpit and Harken two speed self tailing winches. The main is served by lazy-jacks and the headsail is on a Profurl furler so handling this boat solo or short-handed is simple. Rigging and engine have been well maintained with receipts and a top of the range Pronautic Global Power Converter has been installed. Batteries are near new and kept juiced up by the twin 240 watt solar panels managed by a solar controller.
Down below is a great layout providing tons of space. The linear galley is easy to work at with huge top load fridge, gimballed stove and oven and twin s/s sink with mixer tap. There is loads of storage for all your food, pots, pans and crockery and cutlery. The saloon has full wrap around seating with ample space for up to eight and converts to additional sleeping when required. The Nav table is aft of the saloon on the starboard side.
The master suite in the v-berth is generous in size and has excellent storage including hanging locker and your private en-suite shower and toilet. The two double aft cabins also have en-suite shower and toilet with the port side also serving as the day head.
Dancing Bear is on the Australian Shipping Register and all in all is a great package for the adventure of a lifetime.
** NOW SOLD **
||42' 0" - 12.81m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Full width bimini and dodger|
||3 double cabins;
1 saloon berth wrap around saloon and navigation table
||3 double cabins|
||AM/FM radio; TV; CD player; Surround sound|
||Port side linear;
Double s/s sink
|Hot Water System
||Anchor winch with remote;
50 mtrs of chain
4 x Safety harness
||Yes, 8 ppl|
||4 x Extinguers; Fire blanket|
||LED down lights throughout;
240 volt shore power;
Pro Power 1800 watt inverter;
3 x 205H batteries;
1 x crank battery;
2 x 240 watt solar panels with a Tri star controller;
|Raymarine E7 Hybrid GPS and plotter;
Raymarine ST60 Tri Data sounder;
VHF radio with cockpit hand mic;
||1 x Genoa;
1 x Main;
1 x Spare Genoa
|Mast / Rigging
||Alloy rigging and spars;