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GODSPEED is a well equipped Beneteau 343. She was sailed extensively in Fresh water and moved to the Chesapeake in 2010.
Air Con - New Canvas - Autopilot - Raymarine C80 Plotter and More. She's rigged for racing with a folding prop, adjustable back stay, fully footed/fully battened mainsail and a performance keel.
She is ready for coastal cruising and has been lightly used. Conveniently located at Jabin Yacht Yard in Annapolis.
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Please contact The Townley Team at Crusader Yacht Sales for more information or a showing.
Dave Townley - 410.271.5225 - email@example.com
Erin Townley - 410.507.0714 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Walking down the companionway hatch, you enter into the main salon with the galley and entry to the aft cabin to port, and the head to starboard. The main salon features two settees on either side and a chart table facing aft to starboard.
The comfortable salon features to settees with a centerline drop-leaf table. The table can comfortably dine four and squeeze six when dining out on the hook. There is a ton of natural light with four overhead opening ports as well as two overhead skylights and lots of LED lighting.
The L-shaped galley is just inside the companionway hatch to the port side. It features a side loading refrigeration unit, a gimbaled two-burner propane stove with oven, a new microwave, and a stainless steel sink amidships. There is ample storage in the galley with a deep storage cabinet forward of the stove as well as two large above-counter cabinets and storage below the sink and stove.
A double berth lies athwart ships along the stern with a port entry when you come down the companionway hatch. It features air conditioning, as well as a spacious hanging locker for storage, two personal shelves and reading lights. There is plenty of ventilation and natural light with three opening ports in the aft cabin.
The V-berth offers a double berth that is great for entertaining guests and provides plenty of space below for extra storage. The V-berth has one large opening hatch to catch a breeze while on the hook as well as a 12V fan. A hanging locker to port offers storage. There is also a ceiling light and two reading lights.
The head is located starboard of the companionway. It features a Jabsco manual marine head, a separate shower area with a curtain and teak bench opposite the head, and three opening ports for tons of fresh air and natural light. Two ceiling lights provide more light. The vanity features a dual-purpose faucet that also pulls out for showing. There is storage both below and above the vanity.
The beamy 343 features a very spacious cockpit that can easily seat four to six people. With plenty of room for sitting or even laying down, a walk-through transom, the cockpit of the 343 provides plenty of versatility with a fold-out cockpit table and wide benches. GODSpeed also features two stern-rail fold-down seats as well for even more comfort under way. All lines lead aft to the cockpit for great ease of handling. To make sailing even more of a breeze, this 343 has been outfitted with electric primaries. GODSpeed also features a dodger, bimini and connector piece for plenty of sun protection. Walking forward, the decks are nice and wide for easy maneuvering, even under sail. The 343 also features a large deep storage locker under the starboard side of the cockpit that provides plenty of room for spare lines, bumpers, and other large miscellaneous items. The propane locker is located in the aft corner of the cockpit and next to that locker is a removable portion of seating that allows for easy access to the sugar scoop swim platform.
The spacious aft cockpit offers plenty of room for comfortable cruising and entertaining. The Goiot helm wheel rotates around the edison pedestal for easy passage around the cockpit when you aren't under way. The cockpit features teak settees with a deep storage locker to both port and starboard. The hinged stern helm seat allows for easy passage to the swim platform. GODSPEED also features two stern rail-mounted seats for additional seating. Raymarine electronics at the helm provide easy navigational assistance with a Raymarine C80 plotter. All running rigging leads aft to the cockpit for easy single-handling.
The Beneteau 343 has a large sail plan that is designed for easy coastal, bay and island cruising in light and moderate wind. GODSpeed easily sails in just 5-8 knots of wind due to a light displacement and large sail plan. Her rig is easily single-handed with stack-pack and lazy jack system for the mainsail and a Pro-furl 140% genoa.
GODSpeed has a 29hp Yanmar 3YM30 that has been well cared for and only has 300 hours. This compact three-cylinder engine is easily accessed for maintenance under companionway steps and from the aft cabin. This reliable engine is fresh water cooled and allows the yacht to easily cruise at 6 knots and travel at max throttle at 7.7 knots.
GODSpeed has a 20amp TruCharge battery charger as well as two group 31 house batteries and one group 27 engine battery. The main breaker panels are located at the nav station for easy access. The LED interior lighting helps with energy efficiency.
GODSpeed features a Raymarine electronics system with a Raymarine C80 plotter at the helm as well as ST60 tri-data and wind instruments in the cockpit. Down below at the nav station, there is an iCOM M-402 VHF as well as a JVC stereo unit, and the electrical panel.
When we travel with clients FAR out of town for yachts, we don’t like surprises when we get there. It’s embarrassing for us and can make for an expensive trip. With that in mind, we’d like to share our rating of the various systems on the boat so you’ll be as informed as possible before you come for a visit. Our rating system is on a 1-10 scale with 10 being ‘excellent’ (in OUR opinion). Please view this list as a GUIDE only. Everyone’s idea of good and bad can vary quite a bit. Our goal in doing this is to help you reach a comfort level with the boat before you invest time and energy to come and see it. We’ll summarize by saying that this IS an incredibly well preserved six year old yacht worthy of your serious consideration.
OVERALL RATING: 9/10
We seriously spent quite a while looking for blemishes. The bilges are clean. The teak and upholstery are immaculate and show no wear and tear of any kind. The cockpit is great for entertaining with the added rail seating. The cockpit layout makes for easy single-handing. All ship’s systems appear to be in excellent working order and appear like new. This is a performance Beneteau and rigged for winning races if you feel the need for speed. Her standard keel helps her point incredibly well. The adjustable backstay gives you more control over mainsail shape when reaching up wind.
EXTERIOR RATING: 9/10
The rig and sails are all in great shape. Running rigging was new in 2014 and the main sail was new in 2015. The hull and decks show well also. All sunbrella canvas is in great shape.
ELECTRONICS & GEAR RATING: 9/10
Everything the boat has seems to be in perfect working order. Ready to go with great electronics at the helm including a Raymarine C80 plotter and autohelm autopilot.
INTERIOR RATING: 9/10
This yacht has only seen light use so the interior shows very well.
ENGINE & PROPULSION RATING: 10/10
Regular oil changes and a spotless engine room. Hoses look good. No corrosion on engine or mounts.
SAILS & RIG RATING: 9/10
The running rigging is in good shape and the stack pack for the flaking main makes for easy handling. The sails are in good shape as well.
Potential purchasers should assume that any items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his/her agents or his/her surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes or withdrawal from market without notice.