2005 BENETEAU 473
"French Kiss II" is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a Beneteau 473 2-cabin version "Tommy Bahama Edition". This Great Lakes, freshwater vessel is being offered for sale by the original owner. Her Tommy Bahama Bamboo hull color is like no other, simply beautiful. Even her mainsail cover features the Tommy Bahama logo! The Beneteau 473 combines extraordinary interior comfort, volume, and light with bluewater strength. Designed by Groupe Finot, this design offers a unique combination of elegant lines with extraordinary space and performance. The 473 boasts more features and creature comforts than ever before in a boat this size.
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Tony Margolis, President and CEO of Tommy Bahama, purveyor of island lifestyles, is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with Beneteau USA Inc. for the design and distribution of the Tommy Bahama Beneteau 473 sailing yacht. This represents a new category for Tommy Bahama and further enhances the lifestyle brand concept. The first sailing yachts will be launched at the United States Sailboat Show, October 7th to 11th 2004 in Annapolis, MD.
"Tommy Bahama has always tried to show the world how to relax in style," says Mr. Margolis. "With this agreement we can add to the world of sailing, a new level of luxury and good taste. We are proud to be associated with Beneteau, one of the finest boat manufacturers in the world. These new yachts will help to show people why 'Life is one long weekend'."
Beneteau USA will customize the Beneteau 473, to create the ultimate sailing yacht that captures the essence of Tommy Bahama. Incorporating unique materials, tropical colorations, innovative design details and advanced manufacturing techniques, these yachts are crafted to satisfy the most scrupulous of sailors for either offshore sailing or cruising the harbor. The 47' vessels each boast extraordinary comfort, volume and light for a graceful elegance with bluewater strength.
"We always knew that Tommy Bahama was a fine sailor, and so it is no surprise that this true leader of the island lifestyle has chosen to set sail with the leader of pleasure sailing craft, Beneteau," states Wayne Burdick, President, Beneteau USA. "I can't wait to see the results of this collaborative exercise in excellence."
TOMMY BAHAMA PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Tommy Bahama Bamboo gel-coat hull color, T.B. logo on Sunbrella Toast mainsail cover, Upgraded Neil Pryde Full Lenght Battened Mainsail and 140% Furling Genoa with Sunbrella Toast U.V. protection, T.B. Archipelago Blue Interior Cushions, Inlaid Palm Tree design on both the cherry dinette and cockpit tables, Upgraded Lewmar #64 self-tailing primary sheet winches, Lewmar electric, self-tailing halyard winch, Teak and Holly cabin sole, Chrome Dorades with Stainless Steel Guards, Lewmar High Polish hatches and portholes, Interior cabinet doors with cane insets, T.B. Island Picture on main bulkhead.
Pedestal mount compass at each helm, Raymarine ST60 Multi display, ST6001 Autopilot and RC520 GPS/Chartplotter and full function remote VHF mic mounted at the port helm. Raymarine ST60 Wind System and ST60 Tridata (knot/log/depth) mounted at Starboard helm. C70 Radar, ST60 Multi display, Icom VHF radio mounted at navigation station. Mast mount Radome. Stern rail mounted Raymarine R125 GPS antenna, Sony stereo with 10 disc CD changer, two cabin and two cockpit speakers.
(1) Engine battery and (3) House batteries, Battery selector switches, (29) 12 volt circuits on D.C. distribution panel, (2) A.C. panels with dual shorepower inlets, (7) 110 volt cabin outlets, 2000 Watt Inverter with 100 amp battery charger, Electric hot water heater, Microwave Oven, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning with reverse cycle heat, Pressure water pump, Bilge pump, Shower sump pumps, Electric anchor windlass, Electric flush forward head.
Upgraded Neil Pryde Dacron mainsail with full lenght battens and Harken batt cars, Doyle StackPack, Upgraded Neil Pryde 140% furling genoa, Doyle 150% Kevlar-Spectra Tape Drive furling genoa on Schaffer furling unit, Storm Jib, U.K. 1 oz. Asymmetrical Spinnaker. Anodized aluminum double aft swept spreaders, keel stepped masthead rig and boom, Solid Boom Vang, Discontinuous Stainless Steel 1 X 19 wire standing rigging, forestay, babystay, twin backstays, upper and lower cap shrouds, intermediate and aft lower shrouds, Control lines led aft to cockpit for single handed ease, Mainsheet tackle with traveler. (3) halyards.
Teak Decks, Cherry cockpit table with leaves and stowage bag, Swim platform with hot and cold shower, 3-Blade Max Feathering prop, Oceanair hatch screen/shades, 2014 Sunbrella "Toast" Bimini and Dodger with Connector Panel, 2014 Doyle StackPack in Sunbrella "Toast" with Tommy Bahama logo, Custom Cockpit Cushions, (1) 65 lbs. Delta Anchor with 200' of chain and 100' of rope, (1) FX Fortress Anchor with 20' of chain and 100' of rope.
5260 Liberty Avenue
Vermillion, OH 44089