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Sense 46 Deep draft is a Cruising sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Berret Racoupeau Yachts Design. Her first hull was built in 2012 with an overall lengh of 14.12 m or 46.4 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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BENETEAU SENSE 46 DEEP DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.12 m / 46.4 ft
Designer(s)Berret Racoupeau Yachts Design
VersionDeep draft
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2012
Last Hull Built2015
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal530 L / 140 gal
Ballast Ratio29.31


Overall Length (LOA) 14.12 m / 46.4 ft
Hull Length13.82 m / 45.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)12.92 m / 42.5 ft
Beam (width)4.43 m / 14.6 ft
Draft2.15 m / 7.1 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 12300 kg / 27117 lb
Maximum Displacement11800 kg / 26014 lb
Ballast Weight3460 kg / 7628 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.72 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.97
Comfort Ratio26.13
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)161
Ballast Ratio29.31
Sail Area to Displacement19.54
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement18.64 m²/T / 201 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement32.34 m²/T / 348 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL20.38 m / 66.11 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Reported Sail Area99.22 m² / 1068.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area99.3 m² / 1069 ft²
Downwind Sail Area172.3 m² / 1855 ft²
Mainsail Area52.3 m² / 563 ft²
Genoa Area47 m² / 506 ft²
I55.10 ft * 17.02 m
J18 ft * 5.49 m
P54.6 ft * 16.62 m
E18.8 ft * 5.7 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity200 L / 52.8 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity215 L / 56.8 gal
Maximum Headroom6.6 ft * 1.97 m
Head Headroom6.1 ft * 1.86 m