Bénéteau Boats First 285 for sale

Ferry Nab, Cumbria, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

$23,696USD
Listed price £18,995 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

General information
Make/model
Bénéteau Boats First 285
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
$23,696 USD | Listed price £18,995 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year
1987
Designer
Groupe Finot
Length overall
28'9"
Beam
9'10"
Draft
3'11"
Displacement
3.08 tons (U.S.)
Keel
Winged Keel
Location
Ferry Nab, Cumbria, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Bénéteau Boats First 285

English

The

Beneteau First 285

is cracking family sailing yacht from this famous French yard. Great first yacht with accommodation for six people in 2 double cabins and the saloon. 

Comes with an SBS launching trolley. 



Construction


GRP Hull, deck and superstructure. Stainless pull-pit and push-pit  fittings connected by twin guard-wires. Alloy toe rail. Wing Keel (1.2m draft) and spade rudder with tiller steering. 

Mechanics


Volvo 2001 9hp inboard diesel engine. Two blade fixed pitch prop. 2 x 12V batteries charged via engine alternator. 27 litre fuel tank 70 litre fresh water tank.

Rigging and Sails


Fractional rigged Bermudan sloop with deck stepped alloy mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging and Terylene running rigging. Slab reefed main with Lazy Jack bag and furling Genoa. 

The sail wardrobe includes:

  • Furling Genoa 
  • Mainsail 

Both sails are said to be in "average condition".

Accommodation


Ruby has 5 adult berths and a shorter child's berth in two cabins and the saloon. The fore-cabin has a double V-berth with infill, one full length and one short settee berth in the main saloon and a generous double aft cabin with hanging locker.

The galley, to port, comes equipped with pressurised cold water, two burner gas hob, grill and oven mounted on gimballs, stainless sink, cool box and a variety of storage lockers. 

To starboard there is a rear facing chart table with electronics panel. The separate heads compartment has a sea toilet with holding tank and a wash basin.

Diesel cabin heating greatly extends the comfortable use of the boat into the colder months.

Inventory


Well equipped for the lake the inventory includes:

  • Depth sounder
  • Log
  • Windex
  • Compass
  • Anchor, chain & warp
  • Bilge pump
  • Navigation lights
  • Radio / CD
  • Fenders & warps
  • Spray hood
  • Dodgers
  • Cabin heating
  • Boathook
  • Boarding ladder
  • SBS Launching trolley

Electronics

Depthsounder, Log, speedometer, Compass, Radio, CD player

Inside Equipment

Manual bilge pump, Heating, Oven, Marine head

Outside Equipment

Swimming ladder, Spray hood, Lazy bag

Other Equipment

Ruby, Battened mainsail, Furling genoa, Tiller, Launching trailer

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Propulsion
Engine
Volvo 2001
Fuel
Diesel
Fuel capacity
7 gallons (U.S.)
Accommodation
Number of cabins
2
Number of berths
4
Drinking water capacity
18 gallons (U.S.)
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Broker/Dealer Information

Maiden Marine Ltd

Ferry Nab
Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 3JH
United Kingdom
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