Beneteau 57

215,000 Tax Not Paid | Marina in Mindelo, Cape Verde Spain


  • Make Beneteau
  • Model 57
  • Year 2003
  • LOA 57ft/17m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Cutter
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Centre Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 4
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 36511
  • Name Incroyable


Comprehensively refitted and upgraded Bruce Farr designed Beneteau 57 from 2003, fully fitted out for circumnavigation and liveaboard duties. Her specification highlights include: GRP non-slip decks, Bowthruster, 9.5kva Onan generator, 24vDC domestic electrics with twin-engine alternators and upgraded battery banks, Reverse osmosis watermaker, Electric furling mainsail and genoa, Electric winches, Raymarine & B&G navigation instruments with radar, plotters and AIS, Iridium satellite communications, Extensive refrigeration and freezer capacity for long-term liveaboard cruising, Alloy-bottomed tender with outboard, Bimini and sprayhood. 'Incroyable' is German Registered and is now offered for sale ex VAT ready for her next owner to enjoy some great sailing in total comfort. Please contact Ancasta Port Hamble +44 2380 450 000 for more information or to arrange a viewing appointment.


Manufacturer/Model 2003 Beneteau 57. Designed by Farr Yacht Design/Franck Darnet.
Hull Construction GRP
Keel Type: Fin Keel
Cutter rigged
Awlgrip blue painted topsides
GRP non-slip decks
Recreational Craft Directive compliant. Category A "Ocean"

GRP Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Solid GRP hull and balsa-cored deck.
The hull also has a balsa rib band for stiffening.
Bonded and laminated hull liner bonded to the hull for structural integrity.
Topsides resprayed in Awlgrip blue – 2012
Teak deck professionally removed and replaced with non-slip finish - 2018
Teak cockpit sole, cockpit seat bases and the hinged bathing platform.
Underwater sections treated with 5 coats of epoxy – 2012
Bilge spaces and anchor locker repainted with epoxy paint - 2012
Keel & Rudder:
Cast iron keel fixed with stainless steel bolts.
Keel/hull reinforced and keel bolts replaced - 2018
Balanced spade rudder blade the stock and bearings are of composite glass and stainless steel.
Self-aligning Jefa rudder bearings replaced - 2012

LOA 17.6m - 57ft 8"
LWL 15m - 49ft 3"
Beam 4.93m - 16ft 22"
Draft 2.6m - 8ft 6"
Displacement 21499kg

All figures approximate


Anodised aluminium keel stepped masthead rigged mast with Facnor electric in-mast furler and three sets of swept back spreaders (with spreader lights).
Anodised aluminium boom useable as a cargo boom for launching and retrieving the tender.
Anodised aluminium boom vang.
Facnor electric genoa roller furler – serviced 2014
Manual furler for staysail – serviced 2014
Stainless steel standing rigging with twin backstays – replaced 2015
Factory fitted spinnaker gear.
Spinnaker pole stowed on the front of the mast.
Asymmetric spinnaker pole mounted on port side bow roller position
Code Zero furler for gennaker
Side deck positioned genoa tracks and cars.
Mainsheet track positioned to the aft of the cockpit on the aft cabin superstructure.
Running rigging including burgee halyards as appropriate – replaced 2015.

2x Lewmar electric self-tailing genoa sheet winches – serviced 2020
2x Lewmar ST48 electric self-tailing the mainsheet winches – serviced 2020
1x Lewmar ST48 manual self-tailing winch at mast – serviced 2020

Doyle Stratis carbon/Kevlar inmast furling mainsail – 2012
Doyle Stratis carbon/Kevlar furling genoa – 2012
Furling staysail – 2004
Furling gennaker – 2004


8-berths in 4-cabins (includes the crew cabin to starboard) plus the saloon. Four heads.
Cherry stained Douka interior joinery.
Iroko parquet covering to the cabin sole.
Leather upholstery – 2012
Corian counters in galley - 2012

Impressive full-width aft cabin accessed via a passageway to the starboard side.
Centrally positioned double bed.
Sofa to the starboard side.
Hanging locker and draw space.
Dressing table. To the centreline facing forward.
Portholes to the hull side and further ones to the cabin superstructure.
Cabin superstructure opening hatches for ventilation.
Owner’s En Suite Heads:
Positioned to the port side.
Electric marine heads
Washbasin inset to a countertop with a hot and cold-water mixer tap.
Shower cubicle with a thermostatic valve and shower head, grating to the sole of the cubicle with a sump pump.

Port and Starboard En-suite Heads Each Have:
Marine head (electric toilet to port heads)
Wash basin inset to a countertop with hot and cold mixer tap.
Each of these forward guest en-suite heads shares a shower cubicle with a thermostatic valve and shower head, grating to the sole of the shower cubicle with a sump bilge pump.
Cabin superstructure hatch for ventilation.
Port and Starboard Guest Cabins to Forward Each Have:
A double berth positioned to the side of the cabin.
Door to en-suite heads.
Hanging locker.
Fixed porthole to the hull side with a curtain.
Cabin superstructure hatch with blind for ventilation.
Door to the Saloon.

U-shaped sofa positioned to the portside with a central table and two freestanding dining chairs.
Further pair of armchairs to the starboard side
Cabin superstructure opening hatches and further port holes.
Port holes to the hull on both sides.
Book shelving.
Reading lights.

U-shaped galley area positioned to the portside making for a safe enclosed area to work in, particularly whilst at sea.
Range of cupboards and draws with worktops and raised fiddled edges.
Twin bowl stainless steel sinks with hot and cold mixer tap.
Gimballed stainless steel gas oven with a 4-burner stove on top.
Extractor fan.
Fixed port hole to the hull side.
1x 130 litre front opening stainless steel refrigerator.
1x 100 litre GRP top opening refrigerator.
1x 130 litre freezer

Positioned to the starboard side aft of the Saloon and adjacent to the Galley.
Chart table with opening lid providing for internal storage.
Navigator’s seat.
Panel the hull side for electronics to be mounted to.

Positioned to starboard aft of the Chart Table area.
Converted from standard day heads.

Positioned to the starboard side aft of the Day/Guest Heads.
Twin single bunk berths.
Cupboard space.
Fixed porthole to the hull side.


Yanmar 4LHA-HTP 160hp diesel engine
Engine hours – approx. 3,600 as of Autumn 2020.
Engine last serviced – 2020.
Vertical water cooled.
Direct injection.
Constant high temperature fresh-water cooling (2-systems: sea and fresh water).
Forced lubrication system with trochoidal gear pump.
Counter-clockwise engine rotation (viewed from the flywheel side).
Single lever engine control.

Propulsion & Steering:
Gori 3-blade folding propeller – serviced 2019
Shaft driven with 40mm stainless steel propeller shaft
Stainless steel steering wheel with a leather cover positioned to the forward end on the port side of the cockpit.
Hydraulic steering system – serviced 2014
Emergency tiller.
MaxPower 24vDC 11hp bowthruster – motor replaced 2012

24vDC domestic system with 12vDC starting circuit and 240v AC via shore power, generator or inverter
1x 80Ah Mastervolt AGM 12vDC engine start battery – 20191x 80Ah Mastervolt AGM 12vDC generator start battery – 2019
400Ah AGM 12vDC electronics battery bank - 2019
24vDC service battery bank with 800Ah capacity - 2019
24vDC bowthruster battery bank – 2019
Mastervolt Masterlink MICC advanced battery monitoring systems
Mastervolt 60Amp 12vDC battery charger
Mastervolt 100Amp 24vDC battery charger
24vDC battery charger for bowthruster battery bank
Mastervolt charge controllers
Onan 9.5kva 220vAC diesel generator
Generator hours – approx. 8,800 as of Autumn 2020
Generator last serviced – 2020
Mastervolt 24vDC/240vAC 2,500w inverter
12vDC 100Amp engine-mounted alternator
24vDC 100Amp engine-mounted alternator
Wind Generation:
12vDC wind generator on transom gantry
Charge controller and regulator for wind generator
Solar Generation:
75w 12vDC solar panel bank on transom gantry – 2007
130w 24vDC solar panel bank on transom gantry – 2008
Charge controller and regulator for solar panels
Electrical control panel with thermal breakers
12v sockets, voltmeter, ampere meter and battery test at DC panel.
220vAC and 110vAC shore power connections.
Shore power supply protected with differential breaker and distribution system.
220vAC sockets throughout interior.

Fresh Water: hot freshwater circuit is led into a well-insulated hot water tank, heated by engine or 220v AC immersion heater element.
Hot & cold fresh-water shower at bathing platform.
Dessaltor HR4 220vAC reverse osmosis watermaker producing approx. 200 litres per hour
Watermaker hours: approx. 1,500 as of Autumn 2020
Bilge Pumps: 2x electric bilge pumps. Manual bilge pump.
Seacocks: All seacocks and skin-fittings replaced 2012

Fuel: 665 litres fuel capacity in standard 2 tanks proving 480 litres plus further additional 185-litre tank under saloon sole
Fresh Water: 2 x 500L freshwater tanks (1000L in total)


B&G radar chart plotter - 2018
Raymarine closed array radar scanner mounted to mast
Raymarine ST6002 autopilot
Raymarine ST6001 secondary autopilot – 2008
Autopilot hydraulic drive replaced 2012
2x Raymarine ST60 graphic displays
Raymarine ST60 wind display
Raymarine ST60 rudder angle display
Steering compass

At Chart Table:
Icom Class-B AIS system with separate display - 2017
2x Raymarine ST60 graphic displays
Raymarine autopilot remote control handset
Furuno GPS
LCD PC screen for laptop computer
Communications Equipment:
Icom VHF with DSC
VHF handset in cockpit
Icom 7000 SSB HF radio – 2012
Pactor 4 modem with Smart-A-Tuner – 2012
Iridium satellite communications with phone, email and weather functionality
Furuno 408 weatherfax - 2012

2x stainless-steel aft pushpits.
Stainless-steel pushpit with bow roller.
Stainless steel wire guardrails with stainless steel stanchions.
Gates in guard rails to the; port, starboard and the transom.
Hinge down bathing platform to the transom with a folding stainless-steel bathing ladder, matching grab rails and teak and caulked
Teak capping to the raised bulwarks.
Hatches to the aft deck giving access to underdeck storage.
Fixed windscreen with an aluminium frame and toughened glass.
Fixed timber cockpit table with drop leaves, a raised stainless-steel grab rail and internal storage compartment.
Helming position to the port side forward end of the cockpit with the leather covered stainless steel steering wheel, engine throttle
lever control, bow thruster control and navigation equipment. Helming seat with a stainless-steel frame back support and cushion.
4x Dorade ventilators with protective stainless-steel frameworks.
Stainless-steel grab rails to the roof of the cabin superstructure.

Gimballed stainless steel 4-burner gas stove and oven.
220vAC microwave oven.
Twin stainless steel bowl sink with mixer tap - 2012
Extractor fan.
100 litre front-opening stainless steel refrigerator
150 litre GRP top-opening refrigerator
130 litre freezer – keel-cooled - 2012
Heads: 2x electric marine heads plus 1x manual marine heads
Hot & cold pressurised water supplies with showers.
DC ventilation fans throughout
Interior deckhead and LED reading lights as appropriate to each cabin.
CD stereo system with speakers

24vDC 800w electric anchor windlass with controls in the cockpit and on the foredeck
45kgs main anchor and approximately 100m of chain - 2012
Warps and fenders

Sprayhood with stainless steel frame and windows – replaced 2020
Bimini top with stainless steel frame – replaced 2020
Cockpit cushions – replaced 2018

Stainless steel tender davits
AB inflatable tender with aluminium bottom - 2014
Tohatsu 18hp 2-stroke outboard

406Mhz Epirb – serviced 2018
8-man liferaft – last service due 2020
Horseshoe buoy
MOB recovery device
Mast mounted radar reflector.
Automatic fire extinguisher in machinery space
Manual fire extinguishers
Fire blanket

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