Beneteau First 285 - built 1989 with a wing keel and fitted with a Volvo Penta 2002 18hp inboard diesel. Mast and Rigging overhauled in 2021, good specification, early viewing recommended. Lying Falmouth but Due Bangor
For More information call Ian on 07771 692412 or 01248 363400
The First 285 is a 27’7” (8.7m) cruiser-racer sailboat designed by Finot Conq Architectes (France). She was built between 1987 and 1992 by Bénéteau (France) with 451 hulls completed. The Wing keel version is offered with a short keel fitted with large winglets. This configuration provides an interesting draft / low center of gravity / upwind performance trade-off.
Forward cabin with v berth opening hatch above with shelving to sides and storage lockers below.
Saloon with settee berths to port and starboard with lockers above and storage below. Fixed table with bottle storage and cutlery draw.
Chart Table to starboard. Small locker with shelves between chart table and heads.
Aft Cabin with double berth shelving and storage below also with a hanging locker.
Separate heads with sea toilet hand basin with presurised hot and cold.
Eberspacher cabin heating
New upholstery in 2003
Galley to port with 2 burner cooker with grill and oven. Sink , cool box and plenty of storage
Fitted with a Volvo 2002 18hp inboard diesel to a convectional shaft drive to a 2 bladed folding propeller. The engine was converted to fresh water cooling 1996. With single leaver controls.
Engine alternator charged with 2 batteries and a 2450v battery charger. Shore power system with RCB, 4 outlets below and immersion heater to calorifier tank.
27ltr fuel tank
Alloy Mast and spars by Z Spar to include a whisker and spinnaker pole. Single line slab reefing on the main.
Note the mast has been removed and overhauled in 2021 with new sheaves fitted, new masthead wind instruments sender, lights checked and rigging checked and overhauled at same time.
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.