0ceanis Clipper 423

In continuation and complement of the Océanis 411, the Groupe Finot designed for Beneteau the
Océanis 423.
  • comfort
  • speed
  • safety
  • Ease of handling

the Oceanis Clipper 423 is the ideal family boat .

The success of the 411 is still significant, nearly 150 were sold in 2002, in addition to the 1300 already cruising : un historical success without precedent for a 12m.  

Let point out some boats which reached comparable production boat number : the 'Ecume de Mer 7.80m (1300), the First 25/26- 8.2m (1115), the First Class8- 8.5m (1000) for G.Finot-Bénéteau boats, the Sangria 7.60m (2000) , the Arpège 9.30m (1500)

13,09 m
3,90 m
1,70/2,10 m
8800 kg
sail area
84 m²
540 l
200 l



Best boatspeeds (kt)

These forecasts speeds are get out the software Fast Yacht, starting from the basis datas of the boat. They are theoretical and comparatives and cannot be regarded as contractual.

géement standard /hélice repliable

géement performance /hélice fixe

géement performance /hélice repliable


Handling and sailing the boat

semi-full batten main sail with lazy jacks and cover

Sailing operations executed from the cockpit
Easy way along the gangway
140% genoa on furling system with the drum above the deck

Hull shape gives stability and allows to carry sails easily, gives a good steering control and easy handling

Well studied volumes avoid charging in the waves and provide good balance under heel.
This gives to the Oceanis 423 a good quality : easy control under helm and under autopilot




Hinged helmsman seat and transom gate to provide easier access to the skirt

Cockpit shower

Reversible electric windlass

Large cockpit with folding table.
2 side lockers and 2 aft lockers in the cockpit.


Monolithic hull.

Balsa sandwich for the deck for rigidity and soundproofing.

Mast foot on the deck, easier regulation, perfect waterproofness.
Composite epoxy rudder stock, less weight, more stiffness.

Integral moulded structure for a perfect distribution and keel strain.


Life aboard

3 solutions

2 cabins, 2 toilets 3 cabins, 2 toilets 3 cabins, 3 toilets


Large, luminous central saloon with large panoramic overhead porthole
Over 2 meters headroom

  Full size forward facing chart table


Forward master cabin, comfortable center line berth and sitting area.

Private toilet with separate shower


  *photos Bénéteau
present at the Paris boat show 2002

More than safety and solidity, we seek the plaesure of sailing as well as inside as outside of the boat.


Z.I des Mares
85 270 Saint Hilaire de Riez
Tel: 0251605000
Fax 0251605010

1, rue Pierre Vaudenay (les Metz)
78350 Jouy-en-josas, France
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