Beneteau 49 Sailboat Review | Cruising World

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Beneteau 49

Beneteau 49: Stylish New

Chic and the Beneteau begs for to go

The moment set foot the teak-decked platform of Beneteau 49, started to the nice Like the with its door, that’s in the and designed hold a raft. Remove insert, and generator can installed. The seat across back of cockpit also an insert, it neatly up, down, out of way to access between twin wheels. large centerline table is with fold-up On its end is chart-plotter pod swivels to the helmsman good view either tack. cockpit seats long, with high enough lean on though not high to getting forward Nice corners and aft be good be wedged in a and squared will make backrests for out in conditions.

At end of 3- or alley, the companionway steps down to interior styled the Italian Nauta Designs, known for megayacht interiors. designers have a nice compromising between and the to use interior at fiddles and abound in light, and surroundings.

When the gets too blinds pull inside a liner/valance that them in when the heeling.

The have abandoned notion of but uncomfortable settees for seats. The table cleverly and folds for sailing expands for open for the table eight. Opposite table on demo boat a settee. the floorboards is a sump-a feature rare but in modern, boats. Mounting bilge pump keeps water in a area and keep the of the dry.

Forward, a large, double berth another pair hull ports. forehatch supplies and more The large has a shower enclosed a curved door. I be surprised the company that shower soon; it close easily our demo, when I get it I found enclosure a tight. A above the ventilates the Opposite the are a hanging locker a vanity a seat.

The nav is to of the and no obstructs the forward. The table is enough to charts with minimum of There’s plenty room for plotter, radar, other instruments.

galley is port, with gimbaled three-burner and oven. galley has number of elements, including refrigerator door opens from so neither will distribute contents over cabin sole. sinks are to the so they fill on tack, although could be bit deeper. plenty of space.

Another with shower aft of nav station, to the steps. One with both is that fiddles grace Corian countertops.

The aft on the layout I featured good of the space with large double angled at degrees. Judicious of pillows make this comfortable sea least on tack. There hanging lockers and starboard, vanity on centerline, and opening ports hatches for and ventilation.

louvered companionway will be for keeping boat ventilated, they’d have be modified the boat going offshore. I wouldn’t to take offshore after few modifications. Beneteau 49 well-built and comfortable for crew of But that’s really its purpose; it’s to be cruiser for family or pair of And for purpose, it’ll superb. It’s of the it received World’s 2007 of the award as Full-Size Production .

The is laid for shorthanded with the 65 primary just forward the wheel the helmsman have to a relaxing to trim jib. The is led to the at the end of cockpit, though, someone will to get to adjust All control and halyards led aft stoppers to on either of the

When moving the bow, with meaty would have hard time the handholds skinning knuckles. aside, the deck is and the provides a brace as move forward. anchor is over a sprit that it out the way the jib-furling A 1,600-watt hauls the into a anchor locker. aft is large locker to be to stow and dock

The 9/10ths features a main and 140-percent genoa; furl and set on deck-stepped, anodized-aluminum with double spreaders. A vang helps the main control. I get to the boat any breeze, I found acceptably nimble drifting conditions. of the judge Ed said the was stable sure and going to you with quirks, and thought that sailed well handled nicely the 10 of breeze judges had their test.

The Beneteau is a performer thanks its modern and powerful plan. It with all creature comforts which cruisers ask, attractive styling, and price that an excellent

Beneteau 49

49′ 6 m.)

LWL: 8 (13.31

Beneteau 49

Beam: 14′ (4.50 m.)

5′ 9 m.)

Sail (100%): 988 ft. (91.8 m.)

Mast 63′ 6 m.)

Engine: Yamaha

Designer: Racoupeau


Beneteau USA, 629-5300,

Beneteau 46, True Little

The Beneteau shares many the 49’s from the identical hull by Berret and the Designs interior the same of stripes make it leaner on water. Hardware many instances identical, fuel water tanks the same and the head and are from same mold. the lack a locker the forepeak a foot shelving in saloon let the difference the two

It’s hard say which more desirable: larger, faster with more or the less expensive (the price $240,000) that the same And I that’s exactly way the geniuses at planned it.

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