BENETEAU 461 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of BENETEAU 461. Built by Beneteau and designed by Bruce Farr, the boat was first built in 1996. It has a hull type of Fin w/bulb & spade rudder and LOA is 14.2. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.59. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

BENETEAU 461 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about BENETEAU 461 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:14.2 m / 46.59 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):77.3 m2 / 832.05 ft2
Draft (max):1.75 m / 5.74 ft
Displacement:9500 kg / 20943.89 lbs
Ballast:3400 kg / 7495.71 lbs
Last Built:2001
Designers:Bruce Farr
LWL:12 m / 39.37 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:23.30
Capsize Screening Formula:2.03

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.62 m / 54.53 ft
S.A. Fore:14.19 m / 46.56 ft
E:5.2 m / 17.06 ft
S.A. Fore:40.38 m2 / 434.65 ft2
S.A. Main:36.89 m2 / 397.08 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)77.27 m2 / 831.73 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:201 L / 53.10 gals


Water:549 L / 145.03 gals


Designers:Bruce Farr


Who designed the BENETEAU 461?

BENETEAU 461 was designed by Bruce Farr.

Who builds BENETEAU 461?

BENETEAU 461 is built by Beneteau.

When was BENETEAU 461 first built?

BENETEAU 461 was first built in 1996.

How long is BENETEAU 461?

BENETEAU 461 is 12 m in length.

What is mast height on BENETEAU 461?

BENETEAU 461 has a mast height of 14.19 m.

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