Moonrise - Beneteau Oceanis 500

“Spacious, friendly... an excellent all-rounder that will comfortably accommodate

a crew of 10 and will have room to spare.

Moonrise inspires great confidence and provides both comfort & performance.”



Boat Specifications

Length: 15.4 metres (50ft)

Beam 4.75metres
Draft 1.8metres (Deep Fin)
Engine   Perkins 85hp
Genoa reefing: Furlex
Mainsail: Slab Reefing
Sail Area 1220 sq.ft.
Cockpit chartplotter
Chart-table Chartplotter
VHF Radio  Electric anchor windlass.
Twin wheels
Water  720 litres
Fuel     510 litres
5 double cabins, plus saloon conversion.
4 toilets/heads/showers
Overnight berths: 12
Suggested ideal overnight: 10 crew
Dinghy and Outboard.
Central heating: Yes Year of build: 1992


Moonrise layout
moonrise saloon

Believed to be the biggest bareboat Charter Yacht
 in Scotland,  fully MCA coded for 12 crew.

Designed by Phillipe Briand, she has sailed the Caribbean, southern Ireland, The Canary Islands , and in recent years , the Clyde, Irish Sea, Outer Hebrides,Orkney, and beyond. She is now Based in Largs Yacht Haven.

Extremely capable in all weather , a superb vessel.
The yacht is fully MCA coded for 12 for Commercial purposes, with a full safety package.

She is Ideal for discerning sailors who wish safety and
sea-keeping qualities in all weather conditions. Based in Largs Yacht Haven, can be chartered from Oban

Above decks, she has a furling Genoa ,
and fully-battened Mainsail with Lazy Jack system.
Sails by Hood.
In the spacious cockpit, she has a large sprayhood,
and twin wheels, Nav. Instruments, and colour Plotter.
There is an inflatible dinghy with a 2.3HP outboard.

Below decks it’s all very spacious,with a large bright  saloon and dining area fitted with a large dining table. The fully equipped Galley has twin sinks, a huge chest fridge, and a chest coolbox. There is a chart table with all the standard electronics and there’s also an additional colour Plotter. There’s an abundance of storage area and hot water is on tap from either shore power or from the engine calorifier.

The Accommodation is excellent. There are four
re-upholstered double cabins each with it’s own en-suite toilet/ heads and hot showers
giving 4 toilets /4 showers in total.
In addition, the saloon can be used as a a generous double.
There is another crew cabin forward, accessible from foredeck, that has 2 single berths, with light and heating.

The Eberspacher Hydronic 11kW Heating System provides full central heating to all the cabins and the saloon with programmable warm air flow controls.

The engine is the excellent reliable PERKINS 85hp. It is a powerful marine engine that will drive Moonrise along at 7 knots or more, yet can be easily controlled to allow for easy handling in the Marina and allows for fuss free berthing.


Bottle-nose dolphins on the way to Canna