2004 Beneteau 42' 423 "PRECIOUS TIME"

Beneteau For Sale

42' Beneteau 2004 "PRECIOUS TIME"



Standard Draft Version for Optimum Performance

Extremely Well Maintained Vessel - In Sail-A-Way Condition - - Built in the USA

Sleeps Seven - (2) Cabins, (2) Heads - Master Forward with Queen Centerline Berth - Private Head with Stall Shower    - Aft Guest Cabin with King Berth & Private Access to Aft Head with Shower (Also Salon Access to Aft Head) - Dinette Converts to Double Berth - Additional Single Berth on Port Settee  

Well laid out Salon with 6' 5" headroom - Circular Dinette seats 8 - Full nav Station - plus additional settee for seating. Entrance to aft head for use as "day head".

Fully Air Conditioned, With reverse Cycle Heat - Complete & Upgraded Electronics Package

Low Engine and Generator Hours - Dual Air Conditioning Systems - Hot and Cold water Shower on Stern Platform

Large Galley - Separate Refrigerator ( Front Load) and Freezer ( Top Load) - LPG Stove and Oven - Lots of Counter Space

Wide Walk Around Decks - SS Handrails - SS Stanchions with Double Lifelines

Large Cockpit with Complete Bimini Top - Integrated Dodger - and Full Isinglass Enclosure - Extra Long Seats - Huge Storage Compartments - Large Molded Swim Platform

In-Mast Furling - Genoa Furling - All Control Lines Led Aft to Cockpit for Easy Single Handed Sailing

Electric Anchor Windlass with Remote Control - Dual Anchor Rollers Forward - Extensive Ground Tackle with Bruce Anchor

Hand laid solid GRP hull with solid fiberglass structural hull liner - Vinyl ester barrier coat to resist osmotic blistering. Cored sandwich deck construction with solid fiberglass reinforcement in high load or hardware mounting locations.

The Beneteau 423 is a luxurious performance cruiser loaded with value. Based on the sleek deck profile of the highly successful Beneteau 473 and designed by world-renowned naval architects Groupe Finot, the 423 encompasses a confident blue-water hull combined with extraordinary comfort, gorgeous interior woodwork, loads of volume and plenty of light.

Contact the listing broker for more information or to make an appointment to see this vessel.


Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Denison Yachting. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Full Details

LOA...............................................43 ft 2 in ----------13.16 meter

Hull Length......................................41 ft 8 in ----------12.7 meter

LWL...............................................38 ft 7 in ----------11.76 meter

Beam............................................12 ft 11 in -----------3.94 meter

Displacement.....................19,797 lbs (approx) --..------8,980 Kilo

Standard Sail Area..........................930 sq. ft 

Draft.................................................6 ft 9 in ----------2.0 meters

Ballast........................................... 5,836 lbs ------------2,647 kilo

Fuel Capacity.....................................53 gal ----------------  201 ltr

Water.....(2 tanks) total......................154 gal----------------- 583 ltr

Hot water heater.................................11 gal ................ 40 ltr

Holding black-water in 2 tanks

Auxiliary Diesel Yanmar Engine.........56 hp (1200 hrs)

Onan Generator............................. 7.5KVA. (200 hrs)

Construction: Marion, South Carolina, USA 

Hull Design: Groupe Finot



(5) Hella 12 v fans

This Vessel sleeps 7 people in (2) private cabins plus Salon - The forward Master cabin contains a Queen berth on center, and private head w/ stall shower - The aft private cabin contains a King berth and private access to the aft head w/shower - This head also has access from the main salon and serves as a day head. - There are also sleeping accommodations for (2) at the convertible dinette, to Strarbd, and (1) additional guest on the settee to Port


Forward Cabin 

Headroom 6’ 1” 

Queen berth -Island style 

Shelf on hull, both side 

(2) Drawers and (5) storage lockers under berth 

(1) Hanging locker, port 

(1) Settee and storage locker port side 

Fwd head features fiberglass wash hand basin 

w/faucet and separate shower stall w/hand held 

shower and support

Dual reading lights

Two sets of fitted sheets & pillow covers

Aft Cabin :

Headroom 6’4” 

King berth 

Hanging locker 

Storage cabinet 

Shelf on hull 

Seat inboard of hanging locker 

Aft head features fiberglass wash hand basin 

w/combination faucet & hand shower w/shower 

hose and support


(2) Electric marine toilets w/22 gal holding tank - Electric Macerator pump at each head -

New Jabsco Quiet Flush toilet in Master cabin forward - Separate stall shower

Fiberglass sink, medicine cabinet, mirror and 

toilet accessories 

All showers drain w/separate electric drain pump

New fire extinguishers and flares Nov 2019


Vessel Walkthrough

Vessel may be boarded from either the large Aft swim platform, or from opening lifeline gates Port, or Starbd. The cockpit is over-sized with over 7' long seats on either side. 

Upon descending the companionway - a comfortable day head is immediately to Port - the Aft stateroom entrance is directly behind the door to the head ( this head also has a private entrance to the Aft stateroom). The Aft stateroom has standing headroom and additional storage lockers.


The AMERICAN style Galley is to Starbd of the companionway stairs.There are numerous storage lockers, drawers, shelving, and extensive counter areas.

Continuing along the Port side of the vessel is a full forward facing Nav Station - Immediately forward of the Aft head, and a full length Settee forward of the Nav Station. ( This settee makes up into a single berth)

Along the Starbd side - Forward of the Galley is a large circular Dinette that seats 6 comfortably. The Dinette converts to a double berth - An ottoman expands the dining space to 8 guests.

There are several storage lockers on both sides of the yacht, plus storage under the Port Settee, and Starbd Dinette.

Forward facing fixed ports, fixed side ports, opening side ports, and opening overhead, hatches provide abundant light and ventilation.


Forward of the Salon is the Master cabin with Private head & stall shower, This cabin also has abundant storage lockers, and comfortable settees for sitting.


King sized berth - athwart-ships

Hanging locker, additional storage lockers and shelves

Private entrance to head

Reading lights over berth

(2) opening ports, (1) opening hatch


Forward Cabin 

(1) Lewmar size 54 hatch, (1) Lewmar size 10 hatch 

Forward starboard toilet 

(1) Lewmar size 10 hatch 


(2) Lewmar size 30 hatch 

(1) Skylight across deck above the salon 

Aft Starboard Galley 

(2) Opening Lewmar ports 

(1) Lewmar size 20 hatch 

Aft Port Chart Table 

(2) Opening Lewmar ports 

Aft Port Cabin 

(2) Opening Lewmar ports 

(1) Lewmar size 20 hatch 

3 Cabin Version: 

Aft Starboard Cabin 

2 opening Lewmar ports 

(1) Lewmar size 20 hatch 

Port Galley 

1 Lewmar size 30 hatch & 1 opening Lewmar size 4 

Aft Port Head 

(3) Opening Lewmar ports 

(1) Lewmar size 20 hatch A


Salon and Galley and Dining


SALON - Salon is quite large and well lit and ventilated. There are several comfortable seating areas - dining for up to 8 guests - PLUS- Nav Station - Galley - day head.

Woodwork refinished over last 2 years

Table drops down for additional double berth

ottoman seat with storage inside

Maximum 6’ 5” headroom 

U-shaped dinette 

(2) Cabinet with louvered doors 

Storage behind dinette with bottle racks 

Storage and access to plumbing & hot water heater 

under dinette 

Expandable table with leaf, converts into 

double berth with filler cushion 

Central settee with storage underneath

Fixed ports in hull at eye level when seated

Leatherette seat cushions

Halogen overhead recessed spot lights

Reading lights at Dinette

Stereo speakers

(2) opening hatches, (2) opening ports - (2) large fixed windows forward for abundant light with sliding shades


Storage locker with shelf under chart table 

Standard equipment & options - Panel for electronics 

Navigators seat with storage underneath

GALLEY - The American style galley has abundant work areas - and loads of storage in lockers, shelves, and drawers. A front loading refrigerator allows easy access to your stores, and the top loading freezer keeps is also convenient - There is extensive counter space, and the double SS sink has 2 removable covers, to increases the counter space as needed. The Galley is well ventilated by opening ports and overhead hatches.

Double SS sink

Stove protection bar 

3 burner LPG stove 

SS storage baskets - Pull out for easy access

Tableware drawer 

Cabinets + microwave shelf above work space 

Trash can 

Galley: Granicoat® counter top 

Front and top opening fiberglass refrigerator 

12 v. refrigeration/Freezer combo unit -  Adler Barbour                   (2) Rectangular SS sinks in galley Propane Gas Circuit 

Potable water filter added 

Force 10® three-burner stove with oven - (1) 10 lb LPG tanks in deck locker, room for second tank

Origo Micro Wave oven

(1) opening hatch, (2) opening ports, (1) fixed Port


Headroom: 6’ 6” 

1-part hinged, wood companionway steps with 

gas spring for easy access to engine room 

(2) Wooden handrails, companionway bulkheads

Interior Upholstery - Neutral Leatherette throughout

Wood paneling on hull sides 

Fiberglass headliner in heads 

White vinyl headliner in salon & forward cabin


Electrical and Electronics


Onan  7.5 KVA Generator in Sound Shield compartment (200 hours) with Racor filter

Freedom 75 Amp battery charger - Plus -Freedom True Charge 40 amp battery charger -

Full circuit breaker Electric panel

Separate Generator panel

Link 2000 Xantrax battery monitor

Grounded rig 

Conduit for standard and optional wiring 

12 V. 28 function control panel 

(2) 30 amp 110 V. shore power receptacles on transom 

110 V. control panel at chart table 

7 x 110 V. outlets 

Batteries: 1x 100 amp engine start battery , 2 x 200 amp 4D House batteries


Flush mounted halogen lights 

Fluorescent light in galley and heads 

Reading light in each cabin 

Bi-color navigation light 

Stern light 

Anchor light 

Combination deck and steaming light 

Mini spot light white/red lens at chart table



AIS system

Raymarine 6000 series Auto Pilot

Plastimo compass

Raymarine C-80 color GPS chart plotter /Radar -NewMFD          

    display Nov 2019

Raymarine ST60 wind speed and direction

Raymarine tridata - speed, log, depth

Ram mic - full function VHF

Sirius weather station ( not connnected)

12v power adapter at helm


Standard Horizon VHF w/ mic at helm

Xantrex battery monitor 

406 mh EPIRB New Battery March 2019

New VHF antennae on mast


Sony AM/FM stereo/CD player with (4) speakers - 10 CD changer



Yanmar 4JH3 , 56hp diesel - high torque, low RPM (1200 hrs)

53 gal. Fuel capacity 

Rotomolded polyethylene fuel tank 

Engine control panel on cockpit coaming 

3-Bladed fixed prop 

Soundproof insulation in engine room 

Engine raw water filter 

Racor® fuel/water separator

additional engine alternator

Engine room exaust fan - 2019


Composite rudder, rudder tube and quadrant 

SS leather wrapped steering wheel (42") 

Emergency tiller

(2) electric Automatic bilge pumps - (1) manual back-up bilge pump

Hull and Deck

Vessel has a huge cockpit, with over sized seating areas. A unique system allows the helm seat to be easily swing over to the side to allow convenient access to the large swim platform - A hot/cold shower located on the stern allows for a complete outdoor shower, or simple rinse after a swim. - Cockpit seats are teak trimmed, with fiberglass cockpit sole.

Wide side decks provide easy access from the cockpit to the forward deck, which has a large anchor locker with more than adequate storage for 2 separate rodes.

The entire cockpit is covered by a large Bimini top, which can be totally or partially lowered if sun is desired - There is a large clear Isinglass dodger, and full Isinglass cockpit enclosure for cold or nasty weather.


New teak trim in cockpit and swim platform 2019

Fold down table - 2 sides

Full helm w/leather wrapped wheel

(4) storage lazarettes

Propane storage locker

Aft Jump Seats

Full Bimini and dodger - New Bimini, new Isenglass in dodger  2019

Hot/cold shower on transom

Magma 17 in propane grill 2018

Rudder bushings replaced Niov 2919


Self-draining cockpit 

Manual bilge pump 

Electric bilge pump 

(1) Fiberglass fresh water tank integrated into hull 

liner in the bow 

Hot water heater - 11 gallon capacity


Horizon Electric windlass w/Remote control

SS bow fitting with (2) anchor rollers - Bruce anchor with 50 ft chain, and 250' rode

New Plow anchor - 2019 ( total 3 anchors onboard)

(6) Aluminum mooring cleats 

Self bailing anchor locker in the bow

New second anchor roller for additional anchor 2019



Hot and cold transom/cockpit shower 

(1) Port cockpit locker 

(1) Starboard cockpit locker 

(1) LP gas locker aft port side of cockpit 

(1) Helm seat provides easy access to transom 

Teak inlaid cockpit seats -new 2019

(2) aft lockers 

Halyard hangers aft of coach roof 

(2) Winch handle pockets 

Built-in dodger coaming 

(2) SS handrails on coach roof 

Side decks w/molded raised bulwark w/teak cap rail 

Swim platform locker 

GRP steering pedestal w/instrument console 

Folding leaf cockpit table

6- man Offshore Elite life raft - certified Nov 2019

Certified MOM-8 overboard pack Nov 2019

Shore power cord 

Hot & cold cockpit shower 

Stern rail seats

 Barrier coat and anti fouling paint - Nov 2017

2 dorade vents


Sails and Rigging

In-Mast main furling - Roller furling on the Genoa - and all control lines let aft to the cockpit - Make this vessel an easy boat to single handle.

Rig Dimensions: Mast...Classic Furler 

I.........................48' 8" 

J........................16' 6"

P........................43' 5" 

E............. .........14' 10"


Performance cruising upgraded sails standard 

Roller furling mainsail 

Pro Furl Head sail system - 140% Roller furling Genoa with cover & foam luff - Asymmetrical cruising generker  -  Storm Jib with quick attach luff ( attaches easily to rolled up Genoa )       

Rigid Boom Vang

Whisker pole

Genoa halyard (2) Genoa sheets 

(1) Main halyard (1) Mainsheet 

(1) Main boom topping lift 

(1) Solid vang 

(2) Mainsheet traveler control lines 


Discontinuous SS 1X19 rigging: forestay, 

twin backstays, upper and intermediates, 

cap shrouds, fwd lower and aft lower shrouds 


Deck stepped, anodized aluminum roller furling 


Anodized, aluminum boom 

Mast step with 6 blocks 

Double aft swept spreaders 


(2) Genoa sheet tracks 

(2) Lewmar® 48 CSTO Genoa sheet winches, 

mounted on cockpit coaming 

(2) Lewmar 40 CSTO halyard/control line winches 

Profurl® Genoa roller furling with drum above deck 

(1) Mainsheet track on coach-roof 

(2) Stoppers, mainsheet & traveler control lines 

(6) Stoppers for control lines (including Genoa 

halyard on the mast) 

(2) Winch handles



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.