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Joie De Vivre
31' Beneteau Oceanis 31 2009

$ 79,500

Joie De Vivre is a Beneteau 31' Oceanis 31 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Roger Butterfield. Roger can be reached at 1-251-753-2381 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Sloop and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

Joie de Vivre is the perfect example of Beneteau’s (Groupe Finot Design) focus on superior design and quality. This sailboat offers superb accommodations, roomy cockpit, wide-array of electronics, roller furling jib and a Yanmar 20HP diesel with only 650 hours. This Beneteau 31 is turn-key, in excellent condition, and ready to explore new adventures!


  • Price: $ 79,500
  • Days on Market: 265
  • Builder: Beneteau
  • Model: Oceanis 31
  • Location: Elberta, Alabama, United States
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 31 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 31 ft
  • Beam: 12'
  • Category: Sloop
  • Water Capacity: 34 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 34 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 3YM20
  • Engine 1: 650.00 HRS 20.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Vee berth cabin forward
  • Queen berth Cabin and head (electric) to aft
  • Custom seating
  • Hull of hand-laid solid GRP bonded to a structural grid/hull liner of directional fiberglass/GRP for a strong, stiff, light composite.
  • Vinylester hull barrier coat to resist osmotic blistering and zone-specific stitchmat laminates for specific increased strength optimization.
  • Cored GRP sandwich construction for stiffness, thermal and acoustic insulation and lighter weight.
  • Solid fiberglass reinforcements in high load areas.
  • Integral unidirectional GRP deck beams for added strength.
  • Main bulkheads bonded 360° to the hull and deck for rigid torsional and compressive strength.
  • Two burner propane stove/oven
  • Double stainless steel sink w/under storage
  • Vitrifrigo BN100 top load refrigerator
  • Garmin GPSMAP 640
  •  Display chart plotter on steering wheel pedestal
  •  Plastimo electronic compass
  •  Raymarine ST6002 Auto Pilot
  •  Raymarine ST60+ Tridata Autohelm Series
  •  Raymarine ST60+ Wind System
  •  VHF radio at Nav Table + masthead antenna
  •  Sony CDX-GT520 CD system 52 watts X 4
  • Cockpit portlight-port
  • Transom portlight
  • Primary (Force) anchor w/ chain & rode
  • Winches are chrome-finish Lewmar self tailing winches
  • (2) Genoa sheet winches on coaming (30 cst)
  • (1) Winch on portside coachroof (30 cst)
  • (1) Aluminum winch handle
  • (1) Winch handle pocket In cockpit

Mooring and Anchoring

  • Welded stainless steel bow fitting
  • (4) aluminum 300mm mooring cleats with stainless steel protection plates
  • Self-draining anchor locker with cover and catch

Standing Rigging:

Deck stepped 9/10 fractionally rigged, classic, anodized aluminum mast, aft-swept spreaders, halyard blocks attached to mast step, anodized aluminum boom with single line reefing, (2) reefs and an outhaul, classic mainsail with lazy bag, (1) stainless steel 19 cable (forestay, capshrouds, intermediates, lower shrouds, twin backstays), (4) chainplates for the shrouds

Running Rigging:

  • Running rigging Is led to the cockpit
  • Running Rigging Includes: (1) Mainsail halyard, (1) Genoa halyard w/ Jammer and cleat on mast, (1) Boom topping lift with cleat on mast, (2) Mainsail reefing lines, (1) Outhaul line, (1) Mainsheet, (1) Rigid boom vang with tackle, (2) Genoa sheets , (1) Genoa Roller Furling line led along the toerail to a Jammer.


  • Genoa With 105% overlap with anti-UV protective strip, (1) classic mainsail with battens (two sets of sails; one is new)
  • Genneker Gear + 30 CST winch
  • Blue cover/classic mainsail
  • Asymmetric spinnaker – New, Never Used!
  • Yanmar 3YM20 Diesel w/approximately 650 Hours
  • Outboard Motor Bracket

Mechanical and Plumbing

  •  Air conditioning 12000 BTU's 110v 
  • Water heater
  • Holding tank drain w/ 12v macerator pump
  • Shower drain system-time delay
  • Battery charger
  • A gorgeous must see sailboat in excellent condition!

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


Our Beneteau listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 31' Oceanis 31. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Roger Butterfield who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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