2007, Beneteau 523

Beneteau 5232007

269900.00Charleston, SC

Rare Shoal Draft Model

  • Year: 2007
  • Length: 52'
  • Price: 269900.00
  • Located in Charleston, SC
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • YW# 3124083

First Love is the perfect combination of great sailing performance and comfortable living.  Her owner has sailed her extinsively through the Caribbean and she is equipped to go again.

If you are looking for a large volume cruising boat with a shoal draft, well founded and the performance offered by Groupe Finot give me a call.


Keel: Fin Keel




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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


The three cabin layout, with a fourth crew cabin forward, provides comfortable stateroom accommodations for six guests. The owner''s stateroom is forward with centerline queen island berth, ensuite head with stall shower, beautiful custom cabinetry, workstation with  a ample hanging, drawer and locker storage storage. There are six overhead hatches in this cabin and tons of storage. 

Two mirror image aft staterooms, each with en suite head, are outfitted with sizeable double berths, inner spring mattresses and plenty of hanging and shelf storage.  Each has the adjoining head with shower. 

The spacious main salon, also outfitted with custom cabinetry and comfortable leather fabric is the perfect gathering area for owner and guests. Seating for six or more surrounds her dining table to port while her galley, quite suitable is to starboard. The galley sports double stainless sinks, four-burner ENO propane stove with oven, microwave, dual standup Vitrifrigo refrig/freezer units, custom pantry storage and plenty of countertop space.

The forward facing nav station is just aft to stbd and features electrical panels, additional electronics and radios. 

Forward Cabin

  • Island Berth type double berth w/slatted base
  • Shelving along the hull
  • Two drawers under the berth
  • Hanging locker to port & starboard
  • Closed shelving w/vented doors
  • Bench seat to port
  • Dresser table w/courtesy mirror & bench seat
  • (2) reading lamps with shades on bulkhead
  • (3) halogen ceiling lights with two-way switch and (2)
  • lightbars
  • (5) opening hatches
  • Separate shower Stall
  • Acrylic large bowl marine toilet
  • Electric flush toilet
  • Molded washbasin and glass counter
  • Hot and cold mixer tap (washbasin)
  • Hot and cold mixer tap w/flexible hose & shower head
  • Mirrors
  • Cupboard
  • (2) halogen ceiling lights and lightbar
  • Opening hatch

Double Aft Cabins

  • Double berths
  • Shelving along the hull, storage under cockpit
  • Hanging locker
  • (2) opening ports to cockpit with curtains
  • (2) opening ports w/curtains on coachroof
  • (2) opening hatches with blinds
  • (1) ceiling light and (2) reading lights


  • 3 Cabin, 3 Head version (4th captain''s cabin forward with 4th head)
  • U-shaped salon with settee and centerline bench 
  • Modular salon table on stainless steel base and hidden leaf extension
  • Bar unit and cupboard 
  • White hull liner to sides
  • (2) opening ports and (1) fixed port w/curtains
  • Hull ports with curtains
  • (1) opening deck hatch
  • Large panoramic windows
  • OCEANAIR pleated blinds for windows
  • (2) opening hatches with blinds
  • (5) halogen ceiling lights


  • ENO gimballed stainless steel 4-burner Force 10 w/oven and broiler and stainless steel stove protection bar
  • Vitrifrigo 12V front opening electric fridge and freezer
  • Microwave built into work surface unit
  • Synthetic resin counter top
  • Rectangular double polished stainless steel sink
  • Mixer tap with hot and cold water
  • Trash bin integral to counter top
  • (2) opening ports with curtains
  • Opening hatch with blind
  • (3) halogen and (1) fluorescent ceiling lights

Crew Cabin

  • Access to bow cabin thru opening deck hatch with stainless steel ladder on bulkhead
  • Double berth
  • Shelving along both sides of hull
  • Hanging locker
  • White vinyl hull liner
  • (3) ceiling lights and two reading lights
  • Shower
  • Large marine toilet bowl w/GRP lid
  • Holding tank 
  • Washbasin & mirror
  • Hot and cold mixer shower tap
  • Locker
  • Lewmar opening hatch
  • (2) ceiling lights and lightbar


Fuel: 119 gallons

Water: 250 gallon



LOA: 53'' 1" 

LWL: 47.92 feet

Beam: 16 feet

Draft:  6 feet

Displacement: 32,800 pounds

Ballast: 10,935 pounds

Hull & Deck

  • Dark Blue Painted Hull
  • Custom Rubrail with S/S striker
  • Teak Decks
  • Dinghy Davit Arch with solar panels (600 watts)
  • Stern Pulpit Seats
  • Stern outboard motor bracket
  • Deck & Cockpit "jack lines"
  • Watertight Divided Anchor locker
  • Twin Steering Stations
  • Dodger
  • Bimini


  • Raymarine Hybridtouch Chartplotter Nav Station
  • Raymarine Hybridtouch Chartplotter Cockpit
  • Raymarine Radar
  • 4 x Raymarine Mutifunction-cockpit
  • Raymarine Wind
  • Raymarine Speed Depth
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Raystar 125 WAAS GPS Antenna
  • Wi Fi Booster
  • Custom Kato Radar Mast Mount
  • Raymarine 218 VHF
  • VHF with handheld cockpit remote
  • Clarion AM/FM stereo with speakers in main saloon and cockpit
  • Sirius Satelite Radio

Electrical & Mechanical

  • Bow thruster
  • Elec Windlass 
  • 3 blade MaxProp
  • 11.5 KW Onan Generator with 2,250 hours
  • 2 x 300 Watt Solar Panels
  • Bruce anchor with 120 feet of chain and 150 feet rode
  • Fortress anchor with 60 feet of chain and 150 feet rode
  • Seawater washdown pump for anchor
  • 3 House, 1 engine and 1 generator battery
  • Reverse Cycle Heat and Air 3 Units  (2 new 2015)
  • 50 amp shore power chord

Sails, Rigging, Canvas

  • Doyle RF Mainsail
  • Doyle 110 Genoa
  • Doyle Staysail (Used Once)
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker with blocks and sheets (Used Once)
  • Mast Mounted whisker pole
  • Dodger, Bimini, Connector 
  • Harken 66Electric Genoa Winches
  • Harken Electric Main Halyard Winch
  • Harken Manual STB Manuvering Winch
  • Additional Genoa Halyard