Beneteau First 305 for sale

Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland, Ireland

Listed price €24,500 EUR

Tax Paid / Included

General information
Beneteau First 305
Used sail boat for sale
$26,579 USD | Listed price €24,500 EUR
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Jean Berret
Length overall
Length waterline
3.97 tons (U.S.)
Fin Keel
Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland, Ireland

About this Beneteau First 305


This 1989 Beneteau First 305 comes with a Volvo 18HP diesel engine, six berths, 2017 standing rigging, 2012 McWilliam fully battened mainsail, 2007 Crusader furling genoa, spare mainsail, spare furling genoa, spinnaker, lazybag, 2016 sprayhood, colour chart-plotter, 2018 tiller-pilot, 2019 keel bolts and more. She has been well maintained and is very easy to handle. She is in very good condition and viewing is recommended!


Serial Number 579

White GRP hull and deck.

Fin keel with spade rudder and tiller steering.

Rig and Sails

Masthead Bermudan Sloop 

Deck stepped alloy mast with a single set of spreaders

2017 Standing rigging

2019 Forestay

Profurl Furler on the forestay serviced in 2019 including dismantling and reassembling

Rope Running rigging

Adjustable Backstay

Spinnaker pole 


2012 McWilliam Mainsail (fully battened) with two reefing points, in excellent condition

2007 Crusader Furling Genoa 150% in good condition with new "Weathermax" UV Strip and reconditioned.

Spare Mainsail and Furling Genoa

Storm Jib (unused)

Spinnaker (lightly used)

2014 Navy Blue lazy bag

Spinnaker deck fittings and running rigging

Most of the lines are lead back to the cockpit

Deck Equipment

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails

Twin roller stem-head fitting

Anchor locker with drain, anchor, chain and warp

Spare anchor

Mooring lines and fenders

4 x Mooring cleats

Genoa sheet tracks 

Adjustable Mainsheet track (blocks etc. updated in 2019) 

2 x Lewmar 40 Self-tailing Genoa Sheet winches

2 x Lewmar 8 winches on the coachroof with 5 x clutch jammers

1 x Lewmar 8 reefing winch at the mast

Teak slats on the cockpit seating 

Tiller with 2019 Tiller Extension

2014 Navy Blue Sprayhood

Cockpit cushions

Bathing platform with a swim ladder

Navigation Equipment

In the cockpit

Bulkhead Compass

Raymarine Depth sounder

Target Speed/Log

Target Wind speed/direction

VHF Speaker

2018 Raymarine ST2000 Tiller-Pilot

At the chart table

2009 Standard Horizon CP 300 Colour Chartplotter with C-Map UK/Ireland (new antenna 2018)

MLR Valsat GPS with separate antenna

2008 Icom IC-M411 DSC VHF radio with a 2018 mast antenna and emergency antenna

Radio/CD Player 


Teak interior with teak and holly sole .

Forward cabin with a double berth, opening deck hatch, hanging locker, shelving and storage space under the berth.

L-shaped settee in the saloon to port and a settee opposite to starboard (2 x single berths) with storage behind them. 

Saloon table with folding leafs,

Brass clock and barometer

L-shaped galley to port with twin stainless steel sinks and cold pressurised water 

Shelving and storage lockers

Two burner gas cooker with oven


Double berth in the aft cabin to port with shelf and hanging locker

Fixed window on the transom gives extra light into the aft cabin

Opening porthole in the aft cabin (into the cockpit)

Forward facing chart table to starboard opposite the galley with plenty of storage space

The Heads is aft of the chart table with wash hand basin and access to hanging/wet locker. 

Ample stowage throughout.

Reading and over head lighting throughout


Zodiac Liferaft requires a service

2 x Fire Extinguishers

2019 Flare Pack (4 x flares and 1 x Parachute flare)

Fire Blanket

1 x Electric Bilge Pump

1 x Manual Bilge pump

2 x Horseshoe Buoys

Radar Reflector

Spare tiller

Boat hook


Last surveyed in 2019

2019 Keel Bolts

Preventative epoxy treatment in 2003

Engine mounts replaced in 2007

1 x Engine battery 1 x 2019 Service battery (2016 battery terminals)

Large cockpit locker

2011 Folding 2 blade propeller

Spare 3 blade fixed propeller

2017 Cutlass bearing

Engine serviced and winterised annually

Antifouled in 2019

Stored ashore for 7 months every winter for the last 12 years.

Owner's comments

"Ideal coastal family cruiser with a comfortable interior. She is set up for single handed sailing and is in excellent condition."

Broker's Comments

This boat has been well looked after and is easy to handle. She is priced to sell and viewing is recommended.


Compass, GPS, Depthsounder, Log, speedometer, VHF, Plotter, CD player, Radio, Autopilot

Inside Equipment

Oven, Electric bilge pump, Manual bilge pump, Marine head

Outside Equipment

Swimming ladder, Teak cockpit, Spray hood, Lazy bag, Lazyjacks

Other Equipment

Lerax, Wind speed and direction, Furling genoa, Spinnaker, Fully battened mainsail, Tiller, Spinnaker pole

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Volvo 2002
Fuel capacity
11 gallons (U.S.)
Maximum speed
8 mph
Cruising speed
6 mph
Number of berths
Drinking water capacity
18 gallons (U.S.)
This Beneteau First 305 has been viewed 222 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Crosshaven Boatyard

Co. Cork,
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