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BENTE Yachts BENTE28 (2024) for sale in Hampshire, United Kingdom

£111,000 GBP
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The BENTE28, located in Hampshire, UK, is an innovative 8.65-meter yacht from BENTE Yachts, designed by the esteemed Judel/Vrolijk studio and built in 2024. Characterised by its hard chines and distinctive IMOCA-style hard dog house, this model offers a superb blend of excellent sailing performance and comfortable living. The cleverly designed dodger enhances headroom, visibility, and light within the cabin, making it versatile enough to sail from the comfort of the interior. The yacht performs admirably on water, exhibiting solid handling with twin rudders and maintaining a steady groove. Below deck, the spacious and well-lit cabin features a galley, navigation corner, heads compartment, and accommodates up to six in various berths, including a v-berth, saloon berths, and a cosy double quarter berth. This makes the BENTE28 an ideal vessel for both passionate sailors and those seeking cruising comfort.

General information
Make/model
BENTE Yachts BENTE28
Category
New sail boat for sale
Price
Price comment
Ex Yard
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year
2024
Designer
Judel & Vrolijk
Length overall
8.65 metres
Beam
2.99 metres
Draft
1.60 metres
Air draft
13.50 metres
Displacement
3 kg
Hull
GRP
Keel
Bulb Keel
Location
Hampshire, United Kingdom

About this BENTE Yachts BENTE28

English

The BENTE28 is the latest BENTE model to come out of the Judel/Vrolijk design Studio. With its hard chines and trade-mark IMOCA style hard dog house or ‘Dodger’ above the coachroof the new 28 offers a clever balance between a great sailing experience and wonderful après-sail living.

RAISING THE ROOF

To simply call the dodger a hard sprayhood is doing a dis-service to the design team. Yes, the cuddy effectively protects the crew from the elements when things get gnarly, but it does much than that. The dodger creates light, space and headroom in the cabin where it is needed most – around the galley and the saloon. As BENTE like to say: ‘Why stay in a cellar when you can live in the loft?’ With great visibility to boot the plexiglass structure even allows the BENTE28 to be sailed from the comfort of the cabin!

SAILOR’S DREAM

Yet, when we first tested the BENTE28 out on the water we quickly realised that this compact yacht is about much more than comfort below deck.

This boat feels reassuringly solid underfoot when you step aboard, yet it’s quick, especially off the wind. The 28 points well, and, due to its the twin rudders, retains plenty of grip when heeled. Steering remains light whatever the conditions and the crew and helmsman can choose the comfort of the large protected cockpit benches or sit out on the generous coamings, whatever their preference. Depending on the sailing options chosen, all lines come back to the cockpit via the cuddy so that the crew can control the rig and reef in safety. In fact, this is a yacht which can easily be sailed single handed.

The smart coachroof design ensures that forward visibility is excellent. With the deck stepped mast so close to the waterline, the BENTE28 doesn’t display any of the ‘twitchy’ characteristics of other modern day yacht designs – this little yacht quickly finds a reassuring groove and stays there.

CRUISING COMFORTS BELOW DECK

Upon descending the companionway steps of the BENTE28 one is immediately struck by the feeling of space and light in the airy cabin.

There is plenty of room to manoeuvre around the galley amidships to port as well as the navigation corner and the well laid out heads compartment to starboard.

The BENTE28 sleeps 6 in comfort – there is a large v-berth in the bow, 2 saloon berths and a cosy double quarter berth to port. The generous table also seats 6 in comfort with good visibility over the water.

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Propulsion
Engine
Vetus 16HP Inboard Folding Prop. / Torqeedo Cruise 16FP Pod
Accommodation
Number of cabins
1
Number of berths
6
Passenger capacity
6
Drinking water capacity
60 litres
This BENTE Yachts BENTE28 has been viewed 46 times
Broker/Dealer Information

The Small Yacht Company

Mr Hein Kuiper
Dagwells Farm House
Botley Road
Shedfield
SO32 2JG
United Kingdom
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