For Sale: Beneteau First 235 (Pineapple ll) (Number 0212) £11,500
Pineapple 11 is in fine condition, as the most recent survey will show. She was built in 1989 and is one of only a few of the class with the fin keel in the UK. She has been lightly used over the last five years on Lake Ullswater in the Lake District and is available to inspect, by arrangement with the owner, at Ullswater Yacht Club, in Cumbria. The Hull, rudder and Keel were copper coated in 2008. The standing rigging was completely replaced in 2012. More information on this highly regarded class can be seen at www.beneteau.com
The main dimensions are as follows:
LOA: 23’ 4”
LWL: 20’ 3”
Beam: 8’ 2”
Draft: 3’ 8”
The Accommodation provides a cleverly designed ‘Tardis’ of a cabin, with 2 berths in the fore peak and 2 in the aft quarter. There is a forward opening hatch plus additional fixed skylighting, giving a light and airy feel. The Galley area to port is fitted with a gimbal mounted 2 burner gas hob, sink and flexible cold water tank. To starboard is a separate heads / navigation area with a marine toilet under a hanging seat.
The boat comes with a 2005 Evinrude 5hp outboard and separate fuel tank, which has been serviced on a regular basis.
Included in the sale is a four wheel galvanised road trailer, which has just been inspected and serviced.
There is a large sail wardrobe, which includes (i) Dolphin Mainsail (2007) (ii) Dolphin genoa with sunstrip (2008) (iii) Steve Goacher mainsail (at least 10 yo) (iv) Steve Goacher Genoa (at least 10 yo) (v) Heavy weather gib (at least 10yo) (vi) Spinnaker at least 10 yo) (vii) Spinnaker pole (z spars 2009)(viii) Cruising chute (ix) Lazy Jack system and bag (2013).
Navigation equipment includes (i) Nasa Clipper windspeed and direction (2009) (ii) Raymarine ST40 BI data (depth and speed) 2014 (iii) Nasa DSC SX Radio (2004) (iv) Garmin handheld GPS (v) 5 w solar panel (2004) (vi) Raymarine ST1000+ tiller pilot (1999).
Other equipment: -There is an assorted collection of mooring lines, sheets and ropes, a good number of fenders and a Danforth anchor.
Pineapple is ashore at Ullswater Sailing club in the Lake District and can be viewed by contacting the owner on 07906 991941. The most recent survey is can also be seen on request.