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    Beneteau - First 285

    The Beneteau First 285 is a superb little cruise-racer from the Beneteau stable. Equally at home on the weekend club racetrack as she is family cruising, this design is a real all rounder. This Beneteau First 285 has been well maintained and is well equipped.


    Built by Beneteau to designs by Jean Marie Finot

    GRP Hull and deck
    Wing keel
    Tiller steering

    Mechanical and Electricals

    Volvo Penta 2002 18 hp marine diesel
    Shaft drive
    Two blade propellor - new 2013
    Speed approx 6 knots

    Two 12v batteries
    Charged by engine alternator and 240v shore power


    Sloop / Fractional rig
    Aluminium mast and spars
    All controls led back to the cockpit
    Spinnaker Pole
    Slab reef mainsail with three reefing points
    Blue sail cover and lazy jacks
    Furler for genoa
    Bow sprit for spinnaker/cruising chute (removable)

    Fully battened mainsail by Hyde 2012 .  
    Furling headsail - UV strip replaced 2012
    Storm Jib
    Cruising Chute Seateach 2011

    Two 2-speed Lewmar winches
    Two single speed Lewmar winches

    Navigational Equipment

    Autohelm 2000 Raymarine
    VHF (DSC) Standard Horizon with AIS receiver
    2015 Garmin 556s chart plotter /GPS 2012
    Wind/Speed Log and Depth sounder
    Clock/ Barometer/Temp
    Nav Lights and LED mast head lights. 


    Two double berths and one single in saloon

    Forward cabin with two single / one double berth

    Saloon with single berth to starboard
    Table with drop leaves
    Ample storage in lockers and shelves

    Chart table with electrical panel and storage under table

    Galley with Plastimo oven and 2 burner hob
    Deep cool box

    Heads compartment with marine WC and handbasin
    Wet locker behind

    Aft cabin with double berth

    Pressurised water system 100 litres
    Stereo radio and cd player with Ipod input
    LED saloon and cabin lights
    Yellow/grey upholstery

    Deck Equipment

    CQR anchor chain and warp 30m
    Blue Spray hood
    Warps and fenders
    Radar reflector
    Boarding ladder
    Manual bilge pump
    Cockpit table
    2 Dry powder Fire Ext.
    Telescopic yacht legs which makes it easy to stand the boat upright on land or beach.


    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.
    Category:Sailing Boats
    Subcategory:Racing Boats
    Model:First 285
    Mooring Country:United Kingdom
    Year built:1988
    Sales status:available
    LOA:8.74 m/29 ft
    Length:8.84 m/29 ft
    Width:3.02 m/10 ft
    Registration details
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