Beneteau First 44.7 for sale

North Greece, Greece

135,500 EUR
approx £121,737GBP

Tax paid / included

General Information

Make/model
Beneteau First 44.7
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
Price comment
Price reduced for quick sale.
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year of manufacture
2006
Designer
Farr Yacht Design
Length overall
13.68 metres
Length waterline
11.55 metres
Beam
3.98 metres
Draft
2.65 metres
Displacement
9,128 kg
Hull
GRP
Location
North Greece, Greece

Propulsion

Engine
Yanmar 54hp
Engine hours
1290
Fuel
Diesel
Fuel capacity
200 litres

Accommodation

Number of cabins
3
Number of berths
6
Passenger capacity
12
Drinking water capacity
560 litres
An incredibly maintained Beneteau First 44.7 year 2006. She is in superb condition with low engine hours. There is a plethora of extras. Immediately available for viewing...

- 3 cabin version, sleeps 8

- Raymarine Navigation Equipment package

- Generator

- Webasto Heating

- Raymarine Radar

- Rodrigging

- North Sails sailswardrobe

- 6 Harken winches (1 electric)

- Teak deck

- GORI 3 Blade Folding Propeller installed 2012

- Anti Fouling 2017

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About this Beneteau First 44.7

A fantastic, extremely well looked after Beneteau 44.7 which amongst other extras is also fitted with Webasto Heating, a Raymarine Radar, top of the class Gori 3 blade folding propeller, 70m 10mm anchor chain. Anti fouling was done in 2018. Brokering fees are included in the price.

Beneteau, one of the world's biggest boatbuilders, and Farr Yacht Design, one of the world's most successful racing design offices, make a formidable team. The Beneteau First 44.7, is a prime example of what two such powerhouses can produce. Using feedback from owners of the First 40.7 and not bound in any way by the IMS rule, the 44.7 will speak to those who appreciate how well Beneteau can build a boat and Farr can design. Those who have sailed or owned a Beneteau will feel right at home on the First 44.7, as will those who have experience sailing Farr designs. The boat is comfortable to the point of opulence below, and the sailing qualities are exemplary. The 44.7 is, pound-for-pound, more powerful and stiffer than the 40.7 and provides plenty of grunt. Surrounding the cockpit are aluminum Lewmar winches; the latest in lightweight technology. The mainsheet is led, grand-prix style, along the decks and back to the trimmer, whose position is close to both winches and helmsman. The traveler runs across the cockpit immediately forward of the wheel, in as unobtrusive a place as possible, and the sheet lead from the boom is exactly perpendicular to the traveler, something we didn't see on all the boats we sailed.

Any objections about buying a performance sailboat and sacrificing comfort will be laid to rest at first glance. Thanks to the long, low deckhouse, there's headroom aplenty, topping out at an impressive 6'9" in the aft head and 6'8" in the main cabin. Two staterooms sit port and starboard under the cockpit, and immediately forward of the port stateroom is a head, which is across from the L-shaped galley. The nav station is located to port at the center of the boat, across from a C-shaped couch/settee. The nav station couldn't be in a better place for offshore racing; away from wind and water, close to the center of effort, and facing the only direction a nav station should face: forward. There's plenty of room for nav displays and even a storage area with cubbyholes for books, signal flags, and binoculars. The use of light-colored wood throughout makes the interior of the 44.7 seem even larger than it is, and even if the weather is terrible outside, it'll be no hardship to spend time down below. The majority of the keelbolts and the lowest part of the bilge are directly underneath a settee bench that faces the large dinette table and sits on centerline. Keelbolt and bilge inspections are easily done by lifting the lever-action seat and moving it to port. All fuel and water tanks are on centerline, and all bulkheads bonded 360 degrees to hull and deck for structural strength. It's easy to tell that the 44.7 was designed with input from owners of previous Beneteaus; access to the engine is among the best we've ever seen. Two gas pistons lift the companionway stairs assembly and reveal an engine with a large shroud covering belts and other moving parts. The water pump faces forward, which allows for the impeller to be changed out without removing the entire unit. Access to all the engine filters is also excellent. The engine is a Yanmar 54hp. Engine noise below is negligible, which means that the off watch will be able to sleep even during battery-charging sessions.

The 44.7's hull is solid fiberglass with a laminated structural hull liner for load bearing and distribution. The deck is fiberglass sandwich with a balsa core and unidirectional weave. The overall quality of the wood and glasswork below is excellent, reflecting the experience of the boatbuilders in Beneteau's assembly plant in France. The ends of all wood floorboards and panels are sealed, which means they won't absorb water or swell.

Interior & Navigation Aid

INTERIOR

Beachwood interior,One double cabin in front , Two double cabins aft

Large varnished chart table to port side, White upholstery in saloon, Overhead halogen lights (6), U-shaped settee in saloon, Adjustable double hinged settee, Double berth in saloon

2 heads with toilet, shower and sink

Galley to starboard, L-shaped kitchen, Double Stainless Steel sink, Laminated counter top, 1 Mixer tap cold water / hot water, 2 burner stove with oven, 12 volt Frigo-Matic refrigerator, Sea water foot pump, Microwave 220V

NAVAID

Raymarine ST60 Tri-Data, Raymarine ST60 Wind, Raymarine ST600 Auto, Raymarine ST 60 Multi

On the mast:Raymarine ST60 Maxiview Depth, Raymarine ST60 Maxiview Speed, Raymarine ST60 Maxiview

Wind

Other:Raymarine 2 x E80 GPS Plotter ,Navionics memory card for E 80, Raymarine remote control for Maxiview and Autopilot, Raymarine Radar Dome, Raymarine 240E VHF (second handset with holder and speaker in cockpit), Raymarine PC interface for laptop, Raymarine E12101 Rate Gypro processin, Raymarine Smartcontroller, AIS Receiver and splitter, Raymarine Smartcontroller, Furuno navtex, Plastimo compass Olympic 135

Deck & Electrics

DECK

Teak deck, Teak in cockpit

Spinlock XTS power rope clutches 6 port side / 6 starboard side

2 x Harken 64.2STA genoa winches

2 x Harken 44.2STA halyard winches

2 x Harken halyard winch 44.2STC (1 electric)

ELECTRICS

Battery charger 40 A, Shore power outlet 220V, Generator "Whisper" 3.5 KVA, Webasto Heating AT5000, Seatalk HS network cable 10 meter, Electric anchor winch, Electric pressurized water system with expansion tank, Navigation lights, Tri-color mastlight, Deck light, Radio-CD player

Rigging & Sails

RIGGING

3 spreader alu Sparcraft Performance mast, Rodrigging, Hydraulic backstay adjuster, Ronstan Ballslide system for mainsail, Harken roller furler unit 2.5 with removable drum, Sparcraft Performance boomvang, Sparcraft Performance carbon composite spinnaker pole, Spinnaker pole track on mast

SAILS

North Sails Mainsail Fullbatten Spectra/Dyneema reinforced with 3 reef system

North Sails 100% Genoa Spectra/Dyneema reinforced,

Sailloft Jib 100%

North Sails 165% Gennaker 130 m² with North Sails snuffer 1.5 oz

Sailloft Spinnaker symetric runner 0.6 oz

Sailloft Spinnaker symetric 0.9 oz

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.

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Broker/Dealer Information

North Star Marine Brokers

Mr Ioannis Zenzefilis
Leontaridou 34
Lavrion
Attica
19500
Greece
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