Beneteau Oceanis 323 Clipper for sale

Whitby, United Kingdom

£34,995 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

Beneteau Oceanis 323 Clipper
General information
Beneteau Oceanis 323 Clipper
Used sail boat for sale
£34,995 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
9.75 metres
Length waterline
8.84 metres
3.05 metres
4,230 kg
Fin Keel
Whitby, United Kingdom

About this Beneteau Oceanis 323 Clipper


Remarks :

Well appointed example of this popular cruising yacht built be Beneteau in 2004. 6 good sized berths with 2-double cabins and two berths in saloon. Large heads with hot and cold shower. Marine toilet with holding tank. Well maintained Volvo MD2020 with reduction gearbox and NEW propeller in 2020. 

Comprehensive electronics package including chart plotter, DSC VHF, Autopilot, windspeed/direction and depth. Standing rigging replaced 2014. Dinghy and outboard.

Accommodation :

Below decks is cosy and comfortable with lots of warm dark woodwork and classic navy fabrics.
Vessel can sleep 6 persons with ease over a stern and bow cabin doubles and two singles in saloon.
Accommodation is entered via the companionway.
To port aft is the stern cabin with double berth, opening ports and 12V halogen ceiling lights and reading lights.
Continuing on the port side is the L-shaped galley with gas fuelled Eno oven with 2-burner hob.
Top loading fridge incorporated into the easy clean work surface.
Stainless steel sink with hot and cold mixer tap and sink cover. Battery saving fresh water foot pump.
Hull mounted storage cupboards for provisions and crockery. 3-pin socket for when attached to shore.
Opposite galley is the massive heads compartment with separate shower stall with teak seat.
Jabsco sea toilet with manual flush attached to 80Lt holding tank.
Vanity unit with moulded sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap. Storage below.
Large hanging wet locker for foul weather gear.
Continuing forward on starboard side is the half size chart table with switch panel and chart reading light.
This is situated at the end of the starboard saloon settee berth.
Central saloon table with fold up leaves port and starboard. Central bottle storage in table.
Forward cabin with double V-berth and additional infill.
Lots of natural light and ventilation from the deck hatches and port lights.
12V halogen lighting. Boat kept warm and dry by Webasto diesel fired heating.

Inventory :
  • Binnacle mounted illuminated compass
  • Raymarine C70 colour chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind speed/direction with mast head anemometer
  • Raymarine ST60 Tri-Data log/speed/depth
  • Raymarine ST4000+ automatic wheel pilot
  • Simrad RD68 DSC VHF
  • Danbuoy
  • Horseshoe buoy
  • XM Oscar MOB recovery sling
  • First aid kit
  • Canister horn
  • Gas detector
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • Fire blanket
  • Clock & Barometer set
  • Dinghy with outboard
  • Warps and fender
  • Navigation lights
  • Boat hook
  • Wind generator - Needs some replacement bearings
  • Leroy Somer horizontal electric windlass
  • Brittany style anchor with chain and warp
  • Radio/CD player
  • 12V sockets chart table and binnacle
  • Binnacle cover
  • Refurbished sprayhood 2019
  • Flat screen TV

Mechanical :

The Oceanis Clipper 323 was another popular offering from the Beneteau stable. First introduced in late 2003 as a replacement for the equally popular Oceanis 311, she impressed with her clean lines, easy handling and generous accommodation.
"Escape" is a clean example and has been sailed extensively around the UK coastline with recent adventures on the Moray Firth and Caledonian canal. She comes with a decent amount of kit too including a comprehensive safety package, good electronics and a dinghy with outboard. Powerful yet economical inboard Volvo Penta MD2020 diesel with shaft driven propeller.
Below decks sleeps 6 over two cabins and the saloon. Galley with top loading fridge and Eno gas cooker. Enormous heads with shower stall, heads and wet locker.
Webasto cabin heating


GRP constructed yacht with white hi-gloss gel topsides and gold decoration.
Deep fin keel with semi balanced spade rudder with leather trimmed wheel steering.
Underwater areas antifouled in 2020.
GRP decks with balsa core for insulation. Decks finished in moulded non slip.
Large capacity self bailing anchor locker with electric windlass.
Stainless steel stem head fitting with bow roller allowing anchor to be permanently mounted.
Large cockpit with teak topped locker lids.
Cavernous sail locker to starboard with gas locker aft.
Helm seat lowers giving access to transom with bathing ladder.
Binnacle mounted pivoting wheel allows free access through the cockpit.
Wooden cockpit table with fold out leaves. Drinks holders.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions connected by double set coated guard wires.
Handily placed teak grab rails on coach roof.

Engine & Electrics

Vessel powered by a very reliable and economical inboard Volvo Penta MD2020.
This fresh water cooled, 19hp unit has been well maintained and completed 1156 hours.
Engine housed beneath the companionway steps in a sound insulated compartment.
Easy access from both the front and the rear for servicing and daily checks.
Reduction gearbox driving 3-bladed phosphorous bronze propeller, NEW 2020
Water lubricated stainless steel shaft protected by skeg and fitted with rope cutter.
Single lever engine control mounted on steering binnacle.
Engine start panel at chart table with rev counter, audible and visual warning displays.
Bank of 2X12V batteries provide engine start and domestic power.
These are charged via the engine alternator, on board battery charger or a Rutland wind generator.

  • NEW Propeller 2020
  • Rutland Wind Generator
  • Battery Charger/Monitor
Sails & Rigging

Masthead sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped aluminium spars.
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2014 and Terylene running rigging in good order.
Slab reefing main mounted in lazy bag on boom. Lazy bag refurbished along with sprayhood in 2019.
Roller furling headsail with UV strip. Both sails are the originals but in a reasonable condition.
Lewmar ST sheet winches mounted within easy reach of helm.
2X Lewmar ST halyard winches mounted either side of companionway.
Vessel rigged for spinnaker. All lines led aft for single handed sailing.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Network Yacht Brokers Newcastle

Royal Quays Marina Coble Dene Road North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 6DU
United Kingdom
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