For sale - 2005 model of the Beneteau First 44.7 built in 2004 with a Volvo 55hp engine. The First 44.7 has proven to be a race winner both in and offshore and this boat is no exception with Cowes Week wins amongst others. This boat was fully race prepared when new and offers great potential to racers and charterers alike. Her inventory includes heating, autopilot, teak decks and folding prop. Based in Port Hamble - please ring for an appointment.
Engine Brand: Single Diesel
Engine Model: 55hp Volvo D2
2005 BENETEAU FIRST 44.7 Farr Yacht designed cruiser-racer, built by Beneteau, France in 2004 Race Commissioned March 2005, GRAND PRIX Boat Preparation: Templated Keel Fairing Planed down aft toe rail sections Yacht Club and Club race packs included IRC TCC. 1.112 2011
L.O.A: 13.70 m HULL LENGTH: 13.35 m BEAM: 3.97 m DRAFT: 2.65 m - deep lead keel option 3651 kg DISPLACEMENT: 9,785 kg
CONSTRUCTION GRP hull and superstructure, Teak-laid decks and cockpit sole Deep lead keel Copper bronze metallic painted hull, black vinyl name graphics
NAVIGATION AIDS Compass Raymarine ST6001 autopilot Raymarine C120 colour chart plotterGPS Speeddepthlogwind speed and direction with cockpit repeaters Three repeaters at mast Raymarine 240E VHF plus switched Vtronix cockpit speaker Hawk VHF aerial 12v 250w inverter for PC laptop 290 ST6001 pilot Navigation lights including tri-white and deck flood light
GROUND TACKLE Electric anchor windlass Anchor and chain
GENERAL EQUIPMENT Waterproof cockpit speakers Hot and cold cockpit shower Tool kit Bottle holders Navigators bag Lee cloths
SAFTEY EQUIPMENT RORC first aid kit Jonbuoy Inflatable Danbuoy CW Light Horseshoe set Throwing line (sock type) Softwood Plugs Four fold-flat safety harness points SF Single sensor Gas Detector Webbing lifelines Fire blanket
VOLVO D2 55 DIESEL ENGINE Saildrive, two bladed Flex-o-Fold Maxprop folding propeller Spinlock engine control
TANKAGE - approx. FUEL CAPACITY: 200 L (45 gal) WATER CAPACITY: 400 L (90 gal)
ELECTRICS Four batteries 40 amp battery charger Batteries charged by engine alternator 240v shore power Two additional 12v sockets to standard
WATER SYSTEM Hot and cold pressurised water system"
FRACTIONALLY RIGGED SLOOP Black painted tapered two-spreader aluminium mast Black painted boom, stanchions, pulpit, etc 2 Carbon spinnaker poles (1 standard length, 1 long for IRC optimisation) Hydraulic backstay Shortened Forestay Tuff Luff forestay Harken furling system & foil on separate independant forestay Additional masthead spinnaker halyard Stackpack system Mainsail cover
SAILS North 3DL Offshore main new 2008 North 3DL No.1 new 2010 North 3DL No.3 new 2011 Full 3DL suit of 2005 sails - light No.1, medheavy No.1, No.2, No.3, No.4 Four spinnakers (one new 2006) Cruising main and genoa
WINCHES - upgraded from standard Two Lewmar genoa sheet winches upgraded to 64.2 Two Lewmar halyard winches upgraded to 48.2STA
SLEEPS EIGHT IN THREE CABINS PLUS SALOON Twin aft cabins both with large double berths, hanging wardrobes and storage Forward owners cabin with offset double berth, hanging wardrobe, storage and en-suite heads with shower, handbasin and marine toilet Saloon with table and semi-circular settee to starboard converting to a double berth Galley area to starboard equipped with twin stainless steel sinks, two burner gas stoveoven and engine-driven S2000 refrigerator Guest heads with shower and hand basin Navigation area to port Alcantara saloon upholstery Removable Pig bag protective covers for internal furniture Plastic fantastic floor covering Pear interior joinery
A good example with a very high specification and a cabinet of trophies. 2005 hull number and model (commissioned March 2005). Inventory includes full suit of 3DL sails (one new spinnaker 2006) Raymarine nav gear with repeaters at mast etc. This was the highest spec'd First 44.7 we ever commissioned and over 90k of extras were fitted. Her Grand Prix race preparation was meticulous and unrivalled. She was 1st in class in the 2005 Round the Island Race (2nd overall) 2nd in class at the 2005 IRC Nationals, 3rd in class at Skandia Life Cowes Week 2005 and, in one of her last races, 2nd in class (5th overall) in the 2006 Round the Island Race. Ashore in Port Hamble, near Southampton and available for viewings at short notice 7 days a week.