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Beneteau - First 29
Network Yacht Brokers Newcastle
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Beneteau - First 29 for sale

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Sailing BoatsBeneteau
First 29United Kingdom
Currency GBP1986
Condition UTrade
available8.84 m/29 ft
8.84 m/29 ft2.74 m/9 ft
0.61 m/2 ftlifting keel
volvo penta md2002No. of engines 1
HP 18Diesel
Material hull GRP

Remarks :
Lovely example of this popular cruiser/racer from the Beneteau stable. Designed by Finot Conq she is quick, well balanced but also comfortable below decks. This is the ideal yacht for those who wish to be competitive at club level, yet require a boat suitable for cruising with the family. This is the desirable, lifting keel version which will prove popular with drying moorings. It also allows different cruising grounds to be explored.
The boat is clean, well maintained with the important parts addressed. She has new gas pipes, sprayhood, interior headlining. The sails are regularly valeted and have recent tell tales and a new UV strip to the genoa. 
Recent survey carried out for insurance purposes in 2019

Accommodation :
Below decks is bright and spacious thanks to the numerous deck hatches, portlights and the large opening "sun roof" forward of the companionway. The headlinings were all replaced professionally in 2016 and this brightens the saloon considerably. The interior wood is light coloured stained teak ply and attractive Teak & Holly laminate flooring. The fabrics are a nautical blue with well-upholstered foam. Dedicated forward-facing chart table with chart storage, drawers, reading light and switch panel. Opposite is the galley with gas-fuelled oven and 2-burner hob. Top loading coolbox with basket storage. Stainless steel sink with hand pumped fresh water.
Aft cabin with large double berth. Wardrobe storage with dressing seat. 12V deckhead and reading lights. Aft of chart table is the heads compartment with Jabsco sea toilet, sink with hand-pumped water and storage area.
Settee/berths either side of large drop leaved table. Forward cabin with privacy door, infil cushion and hull-mounted storage

Inventory :
Plastimo compass -New 2009
Garmin GPS
NASA Clipper Speed/Depth
NASA Clipper log
Icom M505 DSC VHF
Autohelm TP1000 autopilot
25Kg CQR anchor with chain and warp
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Navigation lights
Mid-ship easy access gates - 2015
Sprayhood - NEW 2017
Dodgers with boat name
Horseshoe buoy with light
Fire blanket
4 of manual fire extinguishers
Air horn
First aid kit
Tiller extension

Mechanical :
GRP constructed yacht with white topsides and superstructure.
Lifting keel version with keel operated on a worm drive system at the saloon table.
In 2013, the keel was removed, and lifting mechanism was overhauled.
Twin rudders will allow the hull to take the ground in a drying mooring situation. Tiller steering.
Hull decoration in a smart navy blue. Aluminium toe rail. Hull antifouled in 2018.
Large self-bailing cockpit with angled coamings for comfort when heeled.
Side wide side decks allow easy access around the decks. Anchor locker with chain and warp.
Cavernous sail locker to starboard. Vented and draining gas locker.
Stainless steel stanchions with uncoated guardwires. Mid-ship access gates port and starboard.
Bathing platform with stainless steel access ladder.
Stainless steel stemhead fitting with offset bow roller. Fairleads and mooring cleats.

Engine & Electrics:
Vessel powered by a well maintained, Volvo Penta MD2002 inboard diesel engine. June 2019 service.
This 18hp unit is located beneath the companionway in a soundproofed compartment.
Access for servicing and daily checks is easy with access panels at front, rear and sides.
Single lever engine control mounted at the transom in the cockpit. Engine start panel with protective cover.
Reduction gearbox with shaft driven, 2-bladed fixed propeller. Throttle cables renewed in 2017.
2016 saw a NEW propeller shaft, cutlass bearing and shaft seal installed by French Marine.
Bank of 2X12V, 60amp batteries fitted with isolators. These provide engine start and leisure power.
The batteries are recharged via the engine alternator. There is a shore power cable for mains power.

Sails & rigging:
Bermudan sloop-rigged yacht with deck stepped aluminium spars.
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced in 2011. Adjustable backstay.
Terylene running rigging in good overall condition. The majority led aft to cockpit.
Mainsheet track mounted on the cockpit companionway.
Genoa sheet winches within easy reach of the helm. Coachroof mounted halyard winches.
Sails are by Jeckells and include a slab reefing main and roller furling genoa. 
The mainsail is mounted in a lazy bag fitted with lazy jacks.
Roller furling genoa with NEW tell tales and UV strip fitted in 2018.
Mainsail and Genoa were valeted in 2018 and are in good condition.
There is a rarely used spinnaker with pole and associated rigging. 
2018 saw the mast removed, checked over and the masthead instruments and lights serviced and overhauled.
New main halyard in 2018.

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Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
Year built1986
Network Yacht Brokers Newcastle
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