about Blue Pearl 1




s/v Blue Pearl

2004 Beneteau Oceanis 473 Clipper ‘Performance version’

Sloop Rig, Fin Keel, Three Cabin, Two Head Configuration


  • Length Overall: 46 feet (14.22m)
  • Length at Waterline: 43 ft 1in (13.36m)
  • Beam: 14ft 4in (4.32m)
  • Draft: 5ft 6in (2.10m) – Shoal Keel
  • Total height of mast from water: 63ft (19.10m)
  • Total Displacement: 11012kg
  • Ballast: 6967lbs (3160kg)


  • Engine: VP TMD22P-C Turbo Diesel : 2150 hrs
  • Max-Prop – 21″ 3-Blade Brass Feathering Propeller
  • Sidepower 7kw 12v Bow Thruster


  • 1000Wp Rigid solar panels (sunpower) on arch
  • 2x 40wp Solar panel
  • 1x 30wp Solar panel
  • 1x wind gen 200 Watt Air breeze
  • 600 Ah lifepo4 housebank
  • DC Meter BEP Marine Battery Monitor
  • Simarine Battery / tank / power / Barometer monitor
  • Solar MPPT for rigid panels
  • Votronic Solar Controller MPPT 150 Duo 
  • Sterling Pro-Charge Ultra 12v-50Amp (for housebank)
  • Dolphin 12V40A (for starter bank & bow thruster)
  • 95 Ah AGM  starter battery for the engine, located forward of the engine
  • 95Ah AGM  battery for the bow thrusters, located under the bow cabin berth
  • 2000 Watt inverter Whisperpower


  • Fresh Water: 750L in three tanks
  • Diesel: 235L  in one tanks
  • Water Heater: Quick BXS40 10.5Gal (40L) Stainless Water Heater with heat exchanger and 1200W 220VAC element
  • Desalinator:  60 LPH watermaker


  • Teak Interior
  • Three Double Cabins, one forward and two aft
  • Two Heads with Showers, one forward and one aft
  • Eleven overhead hatches with shades
  • Salon Table to Starboard
  • Settee to Port
  • Liquor/Wine Cabinet
  • Nav Station to Port with all electrical panels and instruments
  • Galley to Starboard
  • 16kBTU Reverse Cycle AC


  • Double Stainless Steel Sinks
  • Top Loading 12V Freezer
    • Veco Frigoboat K50F
    • Keel Cooled
  •  Top and Front Loading 12V Fridge
    • Veco Frigoboat AH35F
    • Air and Keel Cooled,
  • 8.2 cubic feet total refrigeration capacity
  • Gimballed 2-Burner Stainless Steel Propane Stove/Oven
  • Integrated Trash Bin under sinks


  • Raymarine E120w at wheel
  • Raymarine E90w at nav station
  • Lowrance Elite 5m plotter
  • Raymarine ST6001+ Autopilot head
  • Raymarine e12055 Smartpilot S3 (or 400)
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata
  • Raymarine ST60+ Graphic (in nav corner)
  • Raymarine Radar 418HD
  • Simrad RS87 DSC VHF
  • NASA AIS / SART receiver
  • Navtex ICS Nav6 Plus
  • Raymarine Raystar 130 SeaTalk GPS
  • ePirb Ocean Signal ePirb1
  • Vesper Marine XB-8000 AIS
  • 2x Ocean Signal PLB MOB1


  • Simrad RS-87 Class-D DSC VHF at Nav Station
    • COMMANDMIC remote mic at Port Helm Station
  • ICOM IC-M710 Marine SSB at Nav Station
    • ICOM AT-130 Automatic Antenna Tuner
  • Iridium Go! Satellite System
  • home assembled WiFi Booster (includes the following)
    • Ubiquiti Bullet M2Ti WiFi radio
    • 12VDC


  • Leroy Somer 12V Electric Windlass
  • Rocna 33kg Galvanized Anchor on 100meter 10mm chain
  • Delta 44lb (19.96kg) Stainless Steel Secondary Anchor
  • Double Bow Rollers
  • Large anchor locker in water tight compartment in bow

Sails and Rigging

  • Mail sail
  • Furling headsail
  • Gennaker
  • Storm sails


  • Dual helm stations (port and starboard)
  • Plastimo Olympic 135 Compass (2)
  • Bimini and Dodger
  • Teak cockpit cockpit seats, swim platform
  • Large cockpit table with double leafs
  • Propane Locker with various tanks (USA alu, Campingaz etc)
  • Magma Stainless Steel gaz BBQ
  • Two Large lazarettes and two large/deep lockers


  • Samsung 40″ LED 4K TV on bulkhead
  • CD Receiver


  • Plastimo Offshore+ 6-person life raft
  • OceanSignal MOB1 AIS/DSC SART beacons (x2)
  • ePirb Ocean Signal ePirb1


  • Washing machine
  • Aircon
  • Watermaker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Highfield 310 Hypalon/Aluminum RIB w/20HP Suzuki EFI
  • davits at stern
  • 40mm tubing Solar / Radar Arch w/extra davits and mount for wind gen & outboard hoist