GRP sailing yacht, Beneteau First 44.7, built in 2005 by Beneteau France, dim: 13,68 (lwl 11,50) x 3,98 x 2,10 m., design by Bruce Farr & Associates, CE Class A, grp gray colored hull, grp decks, grp superstructure, round bilged hull, fin keel, balanced spade rudder, teak in the cockpit, Lewmar windows, portholes and deck hatches, Lewmar Oceanair roller blinds for portholes, displacement: 9,2 tonnes, ballast: 3,6 tonnes (lead), fuel tank: 200 ltrs, fresh water tanks: 550 ltrs (in three polythelene tanks), JP3 mechanical wheel steering with destroyer type leather covered steering wheel, JP3 roller bearings for the rudderstock, emergency tiller.
Classic Cherry wood interior, 3 cabin layout with owners cabin forward (special matrasses in owners cabin), headroom: 2,03 mtr., 6 (+2) berths in total, unsuited to owners cabin uw-toilet, shower and washbasin, aft for guest cabins uw-toilet, shower and washbasin, oval shaped dinette.
Galley; L-shaped worktops with double stainless sinks, electric water pressure system, foot pump faucet, boiler hot water system (220v/engine), Eno two burner gasstove with oven, 12v Frigomatic fridge with freezing compartment, separate large top loading cool box, Eberspacher D8LC ducted air heating,
Sloop-rigged (9/10th), Sparcraft triple spreader mast with s.s. rodrigging, Harken Batcar system, Dyneema halyards, Facnor R 260 headsail furler, Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster, 2 x 53.2 STA primary sheet winches, 2 x 44.2 STA secondary sheet winches, 2 x 44.2 STA (1x eletric) halyard winches all by Harken, aluminum and stainless steel Harken deck gear, Spinlock jammers, Carbon spi-pole, Rodkicker boomvang, 403H Walder boom brake Gybe preventer,
3 Sails (all made by Russo in better than standard quality); Full batten main wit Battcar sliding system, 64,5 M2. Genua 3, 53m2, Code Zero type reacher 75m2 with Facnor SDG 2500 Furling system.
Yanmar 4JH4 SD 54 diesel, installed in 2005, approx. 1.100 hours, indirect cooling system, mechanical gearbox, s.s. propeller shaft with 3 bladed Hexofeld feathering prop, consumption approx. 3,2 ltrs/hr, cruising speed approx. 7 knots, manual/electric bilge pumps, 12/220v electrical system, 3 x 140 Ah service batteries and 1x 110 aH start battery, 1x bow prop battery, shore power + cable, Sterling 12V/25amp automatic battery charger. Converter 12V/1800watt, Max Power VIP 150 12V/100Kg retractable bow thruster.
Compass on pedestal, Autopilot ST6001 + LS50 + M remote view Raymarine, Tridata and wind ST60 Raymarine, Repeater multifunction ST60 - 3 repeaters maxi view at the mast foot RaymarineVHF, Multifunction screen Raymarine 8,5', SIMRAD RS82 VHF dual station antenna 2.4 mtr. Radome Radar; 2kw / 24 nm connected Raymarine C80, SIMRAD RS82 VHF dual station antenna 2.4 mtr.
Sprayhood (openables), radio/cd player, barometer and clock, electric anchor winch, anchor with chain, bathing ladder,
Beneteau has been around for a long time. The Beneteau First range is the fastest of their line of cruisers with lots of cruising comfort and style. The First 44,7 is an exceptional design combining Beneteau's experience and the talent of Bruce Farr. The result is a comfortable, safe and fast cruiser that can beat around the buoys with the best of them.