Beneteau First 40.7

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  • 2004 Beneteau First 40.7
  • 2004 Beneteau First 40.7
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
  • Beneteau First 40.7
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
  • Beneteau First 40.7 for sale
First 40.7 built in 2004 with a light grey hull, race faired when new. Deep fin keel, slab reefing and an extensive set of sails. Hydraulic backstay tensioner. Removable headsail furler replaced in 2016., Carbon spinnaker pole. Lying ashore at Lymington Yacht Haven and available for viewing seven days a week.

Location: Lymington Yacht Haven
Listing office: Lymington

£59,950 (Tax Not Paid)

Boat Details

Make: Beneteau
Model: First 40.7
Year: 2004
LOA: 40ft/12m
Class: Cruiser Racer
Hull: Glass Reinforced Plastic
Keel: Fin Keel
Rig: Sloop
Engine: Single Diesel
Layout: Aft Cockpit
Berths: 6
Cabins: 3
Aft Cabins: 2
Ancasta Ref: 31241
Vessel Name: Lady V
BENETEAU FIRST 40.7:
Designed by Bruce Farr and built by Beneteau in France in 2004.
Pale grey GRP hull, with white GRP decks and coachroof
Hull epoxied as preventative action prior to the vendor purchasing the boat in December 2007
Keel and rudder race faired
Wheel steering and spade rudder

LOA 12.17 m
LWL 10.64 m '
BEAM 3.78 m
DRAFT 2.4 m
AIR DRAFT 17.9 m
LIGHT DISPLACEMENT 6900 KG
KEEL BALLAST 2707 KG

All measurements are approximate.
BERMUDAN SLOOP RIG:
Alluminium mast and boom
Wire standing rigging, -March 2014
Dyneema/Spectra/others running rigging
Carbon spinnaker pole
Pofurl furling system fitted 2016
Slab reefing mainsail

WINCHES:
Two Lewmar ST54 two speed self tailing Genoa winches
Two Lewmar ST44 two speed self tailing mainsheet winches
Two Lewmar ST44 two speed self tailing halyard winches

SAILS:

MAINSAIL:
UK Sailmakers Race (Tape Drive) main 2004 old, in poor condition OK for emergency.
UK Sailmakers (UK Halsey) Race, Millenium carbon/Kevlar main 2007 ? Very expensive sail, has had damage below first reef on luff (repaired/patched), not used for sometime, believe it is okay and useable (especially in a blow), similar to 3DL.
Sanders Sails main, probably has one more season left before it should be replaced.
UK Sailmakers main, Dacron fully battened, plenty of life left, rarely used.

GENOA:
Jeckells Furling in good quality Dacron with vertical battens 2015, very little use and great sail.
UK Sailmakers Race (Tape Drive) 2004 classify as a No.1 / 2 still usable.
Delta Sails, Race, not sure of construction carbon/Kevlar, Black, No 1 /2 usable for another season or so.
Sanders Sails, Race, No 3 good condition, main workhorse, part battened.
Sanders Sails, Race, No. 2 Heavy, good condition, rarely used.

SPINNAKER:
UK Sailmakers, Light airs (Blue).
UK Sailmakers, Medium (Red).
UK Sailmakers, Heavy (Black).

OTHER:
Storm Jib.
EIGHT BERTHS IN THREE CABINS AND THE SALOON:
Pear woodwork and cream leather upholstery
Forward cabin with V berth double and storage
Heads compartment to starboard
Saloon with two settee berths
Folding table along centreline
Chart table to starboard
Galley to port with twin stainless steel sinks, gimballed Eno two burner gas cooker with oven and 12v fridge
Two aft cabins with double berths and storage

VOLVO 2030 DIESEL ENGINE:
29 HP
Last serviced in April 2017
Saildrive. Seal original
Two bladed folding propeller -2015/16

ELECTRICS:
Three 12v batteries
Batteries charged by alternator and by 20 amp battery charger
Shore power and shore power cable

TANKAGE:
One rotomoulded fuel tank 138 L
Two rigid plastic fresh water tanks each of 136 L
One holding tank

WATER SYSTEM;
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Water heated by immersion heater and the engine
NAVIGATION AIDS:
Steering compass
Raymarine ST60 Tridata -2004
Raymarine ST60 Wind -2004
Raymarine ST60 Depth -2004
Raymarine ST6001 Autopilot -2004
Raymarine RC530 plotter -2004
Three Raymarine multis on the mast
Nexus NX2000 VHF -2008

GROUND TACKLE:
20 Kg anchor with chain and warp
7 Kg kedge anchor with chain and warp
Electric windlass

GENERAL EQUIPMENT:
Gas detector
Boarding ladder
Warps and fenders
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Clock and barometer
Radio CD
Removable cockpit lockers

SAFETY EQUIPMENT:
Danbuoy
Two lifebuoys with lights
Fire blanket
One automatic fire extinguisher
Five manual fire extinguishers
This is an opportunity to buy an above average First 40.7 considering its age.
Prior to our purchase the keel and rudder were race faired and prepared. Standing rigging was replaced in march 2004. new Profurl furling was fitted beginning 2016 season (the drum can be removed to use race sails. New furling Genoa in 2016. Coding was for 12 day sailing. It is possible to increase sleeping capacity to 12 with an aft cabin conversion..
The engine does need a service.