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Sense 50 Shoal draft is a Cruising sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Berret Racoupeau Yachts Design. Her first hull was built in 2010 with an overall lengh of 15.27 m or 50.1 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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BENETEAU SENSE 50 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft15.27 m / 50.1 ft
Designer(s)Berret Racoupeau Yachts Design
VersionShoal draft
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built70
First Hull Built2010
Last Hull Built2016
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal570 L / 150.6 gal
Ballast Ratio25.92


Overall Length (LOA) 15.27 m / 50.1 ft
Hull Length14.98 m / 49.1 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)14.05 m / 46.1 ft
Beam (width)4.86 m / 15.11 ft
Draft1.85 m / 6.1 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 15780 kg / 34789 lb
Maximum Displacement15295 kg / 33720 lb
Ballast Weight4450 kg / 9811 lb


Critical Hull Speed9.10 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.98
Comfort Ratio27.76
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)161
Ballast Ratio25.92
Sail Area to Displacement21.04
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement19.55 m²/T / 210 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement39.42 m²/T / 424 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL22.62 m / 74.2 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Estimated Forestay Length20.92 m / 68.65 ft
Reported Sail Area127.00 m² / 1367.00 ft²
Total Sail Area117.70 m² / 1266.90 ft²
Upwind Sail Area123 m² / 1324 ft²
Downwind Sail Area248 m² / 2669 ft²
Mainsail Area63 m² / 678 ft²
Genoa Area60 m² / 646 ft²
I65.7 ft * 20 m
J20.2 ft * 6.15 m
P62 ft * 18.9 m
E19.6 ft * 5.95 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity415 L / 109.6 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity300 L / 79.3 gal
Maximum Headroom6.8 ft * 2.05 m
Head Headroom6.6 ft * 1.99 m
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