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A true racer/cruiser, the German Frers designed First 42 is equally at home on the race course or as a high performance cruising yacht with handsome traditional lines and an elegant and practical interior. Tall mast/deep draft iron keel-7'3" The PHRF is 84.
Made Easy has been actively cruised, raced and maintained by her knowledgeable owner.
New bottom paint-December, 2021 and brand new ProSine 1000 watt Inverter added.
A November, 2021 out of water survey and additional pictures are available upon specific request.
Designed by German Frers and build at Beneteau France, the First 42 is one of the most popular Beneteau models ever made. The boat is extremely versatile with excellent performance for both racing and cruising.
Made Easy has the owners stateroom with hanging locker and storage bins forward. Adjacent is the forward head. The main salon has sea-berths with lee-cloths and plenty of storage.
There is a full size nav station with navigators seat and plenty of storage for manuals, charts and electronics to starboard and a generous galley to port. The aft cabin features hanging lockers and a double berth.
The cockpit has a deep storage locker to starboard and additional storage below the cockpit grate floor. All sailing controls are easily within reach and the boat can be sailed with a full crew, double handed or single handed. The side decks are wide and safe, and forward is a divided anchor locker with double rollers and an electric windlass.
Headstay with Harken Dual Track Furler
Navtec Series 9 Hydraulic Backstay Adjuster
Aluminum Spinnaker Pole
Aluminum Reaching Strut
Harken main traveler
Quick Vang w/ harken 6-1 block & tackle adjustment
Main: Santa Cruz Sails-Carbon Voyager 2006
Genoa #3 (105%) Airex 600-2008
Genoa #2 (135%) Aramid Flex-2010
Genoa #1 (145%) Dacron
90% Dacron Jib
Two 1.5 oz. Spinnaker's
Two 0.5 oz. Spinnaker's
Raymarine ST60 Speed, Depth, and Wind-2005
Raymarine ST60 Graphic Display-2005
NKE TL25, Triple Multi-Function Display on Mast-2011
Raymarine Axiom+ 9in.Multi-function at Helm-2021
Raymarine Axiom+ 12in. Multi-function at Nav station-2021
Raymarine AIS 650/AIS 100 Splitter-2015
Raymarine Quantum 2 Q24D Doppler Radar-2021
Raymarine ST6001 Smartpilot 3GS Autopilot/LinearDrive-2005
Fusion Stereo Radio-2021
MNEA 0183 to NMEA 2000 Gateway-2021
Raymarine HS-5 Network Switch-2021