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1997 Beneteau Oceanis

Anacortes, Washington


This swift cruiser does just about everything well. Go for a short handed day sail, or have a yacht that will do everything you need for that season long cruise of a lifetime.
Accommodations are two to large private staterooms, a roomy and very functional galley, and a separate nav station with a desk.
All lines led aft to the roomy cockpit. Roller furling genoa and mainsail.
Excellent electronics, central diesel furnace, new dinghy and 100% cruise ready.
US built and professionally maintained since new.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $79,500
Boat Name: Surprise
Make: Beneteau
Model: Oceanis
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38'7 ft
Beam: 12'11 ft
Max Draft: 5'4 ft
Displacement: 14,991 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Single Diesel
  • Model: Westerbeke
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 42hp
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 3609
Cruising Speed: 6 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 42 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 127 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers


Vann Chinchen
Anacortes Yacht Brokers


Anacortes Yacht Brokers
2415 T. Ave. (Anacortes Marina), Suite 2
Anacortes, Washington, US, 98221

Recent Upgrades

Surprise Upgrades

New in 2011 Season:

  • Radar: RD418D 4KW Digital Radome, integrated with multifunction plotters.

  • Multifunction plotters: Raymarine C90W at helm.

  • Additional C90W at Nav station.

  • AIS-1000 Class B “Send and Receive” AIS Transponder

  • VHF radio (ICOM 504) at the Nav Station.

  • A remote control for the VHF radio (ICOM COMMANDMIC III) is located at the helm both units are equipped with DSC.

  • Stepped the mast, replaced forward stay, added a preventer.

  • Replaced all lights with LEDs.

  • New Fusion MS-IP500 stereo (iPod-docking).

New in 2012 Season:

  • New RIB Dingy: West Marine RIB 310 (10’ 3”).

  • New Weaver snap-up RIB Davit System.

  • New Honda 2 HP Outboard.

  • Hauled, cleaned and fresh bottom paint.

New in 2013 Season:

  • 2 new Interstate house batteries.

  • New Webasto diesel heater (Air Top 2000 ST).

  • Re-stitched headsail and mainsail.

New in 2014 Season:

  • New dodger and all new canvas (Bimini, winch covers, BBQ and Outboard)

  • New fenders and lines.

  • Hauled, cleaned and fresh bottom paint, replaced aft valve near batteries with Marelon type.

New in 2015 Season:

  • New head.

  • 2 New 100 Watt solar panels and control panel.

  • New Sirius satellite radio integrated with Fusion MS-IP500.

  • New Bluetooth receiver integrated with Fusion MS-IP500.

  • New Mainsail (Ullman Dacron Endurance In-Mast Furling Mainsail).

New in 2016 Season:

  • Prop removed, re-balanced and ground.

  • New expanded zincs on prop and shaft.

  • UV cover replaced on headsail, new leather clew cover.

  • Installed new interior LEDs.

  • Hauled, cleaned and fresh bottom paint.

Special Features

Beautiful condition with inverter, hot & cold pressure water with charcoal filter, microwave, 19" Flat Screen with DVD & equipped for game playing. Autopilot and Digital Radar. Cabin Heater: Webasto diesel heater (Air Top 2000 ST), Dinghy: West Marine RIB 310 (10' 3")

Sleeps Recommended: 4 Sleeps Maximum: 6 Fwd: (2) V-Berth Aft: (2) King Other Stateroom: Salon: (2) Dinette Converts-Hdrm 6' 6 Number: (1) Manual Showers: (1)
Stove: New Force 10 3 Burner Propane Refrigeration: Yes w Freezer BBQ: Propane Mounted

Radar: RD418D 4KW Digital Radome, integrated with multifunction plotters

Multifunction plotters: Raymarine C90W at helm additional C90W at Nav station

Raymarine knot meter, depth sounder, and wind instruments

AIS-1000 Class B "Send and Receive" AIS Transponder

VHF radio (ICOM 504) at Nav Station

A remote control for the VHF radio (ICOM COMMANDMICIII) located at the helm with both units equipped with DSC

Stereo: Fusion MS-IP500 with Sirius satellite radio and integrated Bluetooth


Engine 42 HP Westerbeke Cruising Speed: 6 Knots Fuel Capacity: 127 Gals Water Capacity 40 Gals Total Fuel Consumption: * Anchor Windlass: Yes *The actual fuel consumption may vary depending on sea conditions, hull type, boat weight, and speed.
Total Power: 42
Sails and Rigging

Rig Rig: Sloop Winches: Lewmar 2 Speed Self-Tailing Dodger w/Bimini & Full Sunshade Steering: Wheel, Sails: Furling Gear: 150% Genoa, Profurl Reefing Gear, Ullman Dacron Endurance In-Mast Furling Mainsail

Displacement: 14,991

Fuel: 40
Fresh Water: 120

Additional Information

Main items repaired, added and/or replaced on "Surprise" in the last 2 years -  all regular service has been done:


Motor Removed, Rebuilt and Installed

New High-pressure Diesel fuel pump

New Alternator

New 11’ Tender this spring

New Raymarine Axiom 9 GPS at helm location

New hot water tank

All new batteries

New Inverter and control

New 22" LED T.V. with Apple adaptor and blueray

Recent head (last 3 years) with new plumbing and joker valve this spring

Removed floorboards and clean bilge

Ground down and painted keel bolts

Stripped and refinished galley table

Replaced mechanical bilge with digital bilge to keep water below keel bolts

Installed heat run into V-berth

Replaced main ground wire. Was corroded and severed

New hot water tank

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.

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