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Sol Searcher


The Beneteau Oceanis 50 was design by Berret Racoupeau and built by Beneteau USA in Marion, South Carolina.  "Sol Searcher" is a blue water capable performance oriented cruiser.  The cockpit can comfortably seat ten adults and accommodations below deck will sleep eight with three private double cabins, two heads and one single berth.  800 Amp-hr house battery bank, 2000 Watt inverter, and 7.6KW generator meet all of our electrical requirement....including air conditioning at anchor.

Beneteau Oceanis 50 Specifications

 Length Overall  49' 6"
 Length Waterline  43' 8"
 Beam  14' 9"
 Displacement  28,000 lbs.
 Draft  5' 9"
 Sail Area  1,183 sq-ft
 Mast Height  63' 6"
 Engine Hp  110
 Fuel Tank  63 gal
 Water Tank  150 gal
 Holding Tank  42 gal
 Hull Speed 8.8 knots

Sails include an in-mast furling main with vertical battens and a 140% roller furling genoa.   Sail trim controls include:  main sheet, rigid boom vang, outhaul, tow-able genoa lead blocks.  All lines are lead aft to the cockpit.  All winches are powered for finger tip control.

Auxiliary propulsion is provided by a Yanmar 4JH4-HTE 110 HP engine coupled with a fixed 21 inch 3-blade propeller.  The 63 gallon fuel capacity will provide for a 300 nautical mile range with 10% reserve.

A bow thruster and electric windlass make docking and anchoring a painless.  Raymarine Hybrid Touch electronics including RADAR keep us in the right place.

Sol Searcher meets all United States Coast Guard safety requirements including:
Fire extinguishers
Type 1 Personal Flotation Devices for all persons on board
Throwable Type 4 device, Ring Buoy
Ships Whistle and Bell
Navigation Lights
Flares Day and Night
Personal Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)
VHF Radios with dedicated antenna
Paper and Electronic Charts
4KW Radar