|Plymouth Devon UK
Beneteau First 285 - 1989 - Shoal Wing Keel - £19,500
This is the shoal draft wing keel version of the popular Beneteau First 285
offering performance family cruising with a large cockpit and two double cabins outside of the saloon.
She benefits from a brand new
Z-Spars Mast, Boom and furling system in late 2022, she has been well cared for by her present owner and her interior has been completely overhauled with fresh cabin upholstery and headlining's.
Perfectly set up for single handed sailing and presented in a ready to go state!
** E-Mail or Call us for a link to an extensive cloud based photo file**
Six berths in two separate cabins and saloon berths.
Headlining sections professionally renewed in February 2023
Recently re-upholstered throughout in a blue flecked fabric (2021)
Vee berth with infil section to create a double berth, overhead opening deck hatch. Open shelf storage along each side of the berth.
Two straight settee berths each side with a centrally mounted drop leaf table. Overhead opening deck hatch and hull porthole each side.
to starboard aft with folio size aft facing chart table with internal storage and adjacent main electrical panel. Small hanging locker aft to starboard.
L Shaped galley area aft to port with stainless steel sink & pumped fresh water, insulated top opening cool box, Eno two burner & oven cooker
Double berth extending across the centreline. Hanging locker and open storage shelf alongside berth. Opening portlight to cockpit and fixed hull port to transom.
Jabsco sea toilet, moulded basin with pumped fresh water, hanging locker
Sails and spars
This First 285 has been updated with a brand new
Z-Spars Mast & Boom fitted in September 2022 with all new running rigging at the same time.
New Facnor LS100 roller furling headsail system in 2022 as well.
New wire standing rigging fitted in 2021
Fixed length Spinnaker pole
Kemp boom stackpack in silver grey fabric with lazy jacks
2 X Lewmar 24 sheet winches
1 X Lewmar 8 Halyard winch on coachroof
1 X Lewmar 6 reefing winch on mast
Mainsail with 2 slab reefs
Roller furling headsail (Kemp)
Asymmetric Spinnaker (Cruising chute)
Within the cockpit:
TackTick MN100 Micronet Log/Speed & Depth
TackTick MN100 Micronet Wireless Wind speed & direction
Simrad TP22 Tiller autopilot
iPad with Navionics chart software and WiFi link to show AIS Contacts overlay
At the chart table:
Garmin GPS Map 450 Colour chart plotter
Cobra VHF/DSC Radio
Digital Yacht AIT3000 Class B AIS Transponder (Send & Receive)
Hand bearing compass.
Mechanical and electrical systems
Volvo Penta 2002 two cylinder 18hp inboard diesel engine shaft driving a two bladed folding prop
2 X 12v 61ah Batteries charged by engine driven alternator
Volt meter and 12v socket at chart table
Fuel - Approx 40 litres
Water - Approx 70 litres
Brittany type anchor with chain & warp
Teak slatted cockpit seating
S/S spray hood frame (No cover)
Stern boarding ladder
Fenders & warps
2 X manual bilge pumps
General note on any safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, EPIRBs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.
History and Construction
Built in 1989 by Beneteau to a Groupe Finot design.
White GRP hull with style stripes. Alloy toe rail. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck. Shoal draft winged Fin keel. Spade rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit.
Contact us at the Barbican Yacht Agency on 01752 228855 in the first instance, while this vessel is berthed nearby, it is essential to call in advance to arrange a viewing.
"In this case we are acting as Brokers only. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective Buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. Note: Life-saving appliances do not form part of the inventory and it is for the buyer to ensure they are in date and suitable for his purposes."
|No. of engines:
|1 x Volvo Penta 2002
|Length over all:
|Length at waterline: