The Beneteau Oceanis 500 is a 15.3-meter (50-foot) monohull that was designed by Philippe Briand and built by Beneteau, a French boat manufacturer, from 1988 to 1991. The Oceanis 500 is a spacious and comfortable cruiser that can accommodate up to 12 people in four cabins and a saloon.
The boat features a sloop rig, a fin keel, and a spade rudder. The Oceanis 500 is one of the models in the Oceanis range, which was launched by Beneteau in 1986 to offer modern and easy-to-sail boats for the leisure market.
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