Beneteau First 31.7

£42,000 (Tax Paid)

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Beneteau First 31.7 built in 2003. The Beneteau First 31.7 has always been one of Beneteau's most popular models in the cruiser racer range and are always sought after on the second hand market. Raconteur has had two owners from new and under current ownership since 2015. This example has seen little use and comes with all the necessary equipment to go cruising with the family or club racing. For further information or to arrange a viewing then please contact Ancasta Dartmouth on +44 (0) 1803 752498.

Location: Dartmouth
Listing office: Dartmouth

£42,000 (Tax Paid)

Boat Details

Make: Beneteau
Model: First 31.7
Year: 2003
LOA: 32ft/10m
Class: Cruiser Racer
Hull: Glass Reinforced Plastic
Keel: Fin Keel
Rig: Sloop
Engine: Single Diesel
Layout: Aft Cockpit
Berths: 6
Cabins: 2
Aft Cabins: 1
Ancasta Ref: 31336
Vessel Name: Raconteur
2003 Beneteau First 31.7
Designed by Finot/Conq and built by Chantier Beneteau
Commissioned 2003

CONSTRUCTION:
White GRP hull and deck with molded-in non-slip surfaces
Cast Iron deep fin keel
Semi balanced spade rudder
Tiller steered

DIMENSIONS:
L.O.A. -- 9.61m (31' 6")
L.W.L. -- 8.80m (28' 10")
Beam -- 3.23m (10' 7")
Draft -- 1.89m (10' 2")
Ballast -- 1040kg (2293 lbs)
9/10th Fractional Sloop Rig
Keel stepped with twin aft swept spreaders
Original wire rigging (shrouds and backstay)

Sails:
Genoa No 1 Laminate 2013
Genoa No 2 Laminate 2013
Genoa No 3 Laminate 2013
Genoa Dacron 2013

Main Laminate 2013
Main Laminate 2013

Symmetric Spinnaker 2013
Symmetric Spinnaker 2013
Asymmetric Spinnaker 2015
Asymmetric Spinnaker 2017

Spinnaker pole and Bow Sprit

4 Winches
SLEEPS 6 IN TWO DOUBLE CABINS AND TWO SINGLES IN SALOON
Single aft cabin with large double berth
Forecabin with double berth
Two single berths in the saloon

Blue & white stripe cloth upholstery in cabins
White Faux leather in saloon
Cherry woodwork
Laminate floorboards

Galley with single stainless steel sink, topload 12v frdige and twin hob and gas cooker
Navigation station
Heads compartment with Jabsco sea-toilet, hand wash basin and shower
Single Volvo Penta 2020 18hp, 3 cylinder diesel engine
Sea water cooled
Approx. cruising speed 6 knots
Approx. maximum speed 8 knots
Sail drive to a twin bladed folding prop

ELECTRICS:
1x 12v domestic battery (2003)
1x 12v engine battery (2003)
Switched
Charged by engine alternator and 240v battery charger
Shore power and shore power cable

TANKAGE:
1x 30 litre fuel tank
1x 160 litre water tank

WATER SYSTEM:
Hot and cold pressurised water
Heated by 22 litre calorifier using shore power or engine heat exchanger
NAVIGATION AIDS
Navigation lights
Compass
Raymarine Wind/Speed/Log
Raymarine GPS
Raymarine Chartplotter (Cockpit) 2016
Raymarine Echosounder
VHF Radio
Raymarine Autopilot

GROUND TACKLE
Anchor
Chain and warp

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Manual bilge pump
Automatic bilge pump
Guardwire
Pulpit
Pushpit
Sprayhood
Warps
Fenders
Cutlery
Crockery
Utensils
MP3 and CD player
Boarding ladder
2.6m tender (2012)
This Beneteau First 31.7 has been meticulously maintained with no expense spared. 'Raconteur' has been raced competitively under current ownership. A great boat that can be sailed short handed.
We have owned 'Raconteur' since 2015 and have loved every minute. We have sailed her at leisure and raced her competitively under IRC 0.939 with a crew or short handed.
We have sailed in all manor of sea states and can honestly say she is a good seaworthy boat.