Sailing BoatsBeneteauFirst 33.7United Kingdom
Remarks :1996 Beneteau First 33.7 £29,500
A popular cruiser/racer with spacious accommodation, all necessary creature comforts and a straightforward rig for relaxed shorthanded cruising. However, they have excellent performance and will shine on the race circuit with a keen crew and go-faster sails. A 2019 survey report is available on request.
The accommodation offers up to six berths with two separate double sleeping cabins outside of the saloon with 1.81m headroom. Forecabin with double berth with stowage under. Hanging locker. Opening hatch to deck. Separate heads compartment to port with marine toilet, shower and washbasin. Saloon with two settee berths, fixed table with drop leaves and opening hatch to deck. Two opening portlights. Chart table to starboard. Galley opposite with two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven, stainless steel sink and coolbox. 150 litres water capacity supplying hot and cold pressurised water to galley and heads. Opening ports over galley and chart table. Double aft cabin, opening ports and hanging lockers. Webasto diesel fired central heating. Cream coloured upholstery.
- Chain/Warp 13m
- Anchor CQR
- Mainsail Cover
- Sprayhood (Grey)
- 4 x Fenders
- Winter storage cradle
- Depth (Raymarine)
- Speed/Log (Raymarine)
- Windspeed/Direction (Raymarine)
- VHF Radio (ICOM IC-M411)
- GPS/Chartplotter (Raymarine)
- Navigation lights
- Masthead light
- Fire blanket
- Cockpit harness points
- Deck light
- Horseshoe lifebuoy
- Bilge pump (manual & electric)
- Radar reflector
History and Construction
This Beneteau First 33.7 was built by Beneteau in 1996 to a design by Jean Berret. White GRP hull with style stripes. Teak toe rail. White GRP superstructure with moulded non slip decks. Teak laid cockpit seating. Deep cast iron fin keel with lead bulb. Spade rudder. Tiller steering with tiller extension. Aft self-draining cockpit.
Sails and Spars
Fractionally rigged Bermudian sloop. Anodised aluminium keel stepped mast and boom by Selden 2016. Ridged kicker. Carbon spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging 2016. Terylene running rigging. Backstay adjuster (manual). Sailspar continuous line headsail reefing. Slab reefing to mainsail with lazyjacks. All lines led aft.
1 x Mainsail (One Sails 2016 good condition)
1 x No1 (One Sails 2016 good condition)
2 x Spinnakers (year unknown good condition)
2 x Sheet winches (Lewmar)
2 x Halyard winches (Lewmar)
Located abaft the companionway, Volvo 2020B three-cylinder 18hp diesel engine. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via a heat exchanger. Shaft drive to 2 bladed folding propeller. Single lever control. Cruising speed 5.5 knots. Maximum speed 6.5 knots..
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2 x 12-volt batteries 2019 charging from the engine alternator, shore power connection with 240-volt ring main and immersion heater.