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Océanis 430 Fin keel is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Philippe Briand. Her first hull was built in 1985 with an overall lengh of 12.96 m or 42.6 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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BENETEAU OCEANIS 430 FIN KEEL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft12.96 m / 42.6 ft
Designer(s)Philippe Briand
VersionFin keel
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built426
First Hull Built1985
Last Hull Built1992
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal540 L / 142.7 gal
Ballast Ratio35.63


Overall Length (LOA) 12.96 m / 42.6 ft
Hull Length12.6 m / 41.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.27 m / 37 ft
Beam (width)4.22 m / 13.10 ft
Waterline Beam Width3.41 m / 11.2 ft
Maximum Transverse Section1.87 m² / 20 ft²
Draft1.8 m / 5.11 ft
Wetted Area37.01 m² / 398 ft²
Fore Freeboard1.26 m / 4.1 ft
Mid-Ship Freeboard1.08 / 3.6 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 9000 kg / 19842 lb
Maximum Displacement8981 kg / 19800 lb
Ballast Weight3600 kg / 7937 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.15 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.05
Comfort Ratio23.96
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)174.93
Ballast Ratio35.63
Sail Area to Displacement20.84
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement20.89 m²/T / 225 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement36.84 m²/T / 397 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL16.7 m / 54.10 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Estimated Forestay Length16.10 m / 52.81 ft
Reported Sail Area88.21 m² / 949.50 ft²
Total Sail Area66.71 m² / 718.11 ft²
Upwind Sail Area90.4 m² / 973 ft²
Downwind Sail Area159.4 m² / 1716 ft²
Mainsail Area33.4 m² / 360 ft²
Genoa Area57 m² / 614 ft²
I50.39 ft * 15.36 m
J15.81 ft * 4.82 m
P44.29 ft * 13.50 m
E14.44 ft * 4.40 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power50 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity200 L / 52.8 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity175 L / 46.2 gal
Maximum Headroom6.4 ft * 1.92 m