1982 Beneteau FIRST 30E - Boat For Sale, Second-hand

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Section:Sailing Boats
Model:FIRST 30E
Num Cabins:2 Cabin
Build Year:1982 (Second hand)
Location:Portchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Williams & Smithells
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Boat Description

Beneteau First 30E, Built 1982 in St Hilaire de Riex, Designed by Berret-Racoupeau. Exciting racer cruiser, ideal for weekend adventures and cross channel excursions also well suited for those looking to compete on the racing scene, the First 30E is no slouch. Beta Marine BD 722 20hp with 480 hours replaces the original Yanmar, Spars replaced 2012 with Selden aluminium mast and boom, Running rigging replaced in current ownership, New masthead nav lights and deck light fitted with new mast September 2012, sleeps up to 7 in 2 cabins plus saloon. £12,500

Additional Information


Cream monolithic GRP hull with red livery
Cream GRP/balsa core non-slip deck
Cream monolithic GRP superstructure
Cast iron fin keel
Single spade rudder
Tiller steering
Nylon rudder bearing replaced in September 2012
Antifouling and boot top stripped and renewed 2017

Beta Marine BD 722 20hp
New and installed 2004
Engine Serial# 3G6723
480 Recorded hours
Twin disc TMC 40m gearbox
Shaft drive to 14" 2 blade prop
OEM maintenance spares and consumables onboard
Full service history from 2004.
Replaced P-bracket, stern gland and realign shaft and engine,
Replaced Morse single lever cable September 2012
Electrics -
12v DC and 240v AC on board voltage
Exide 115amp/h domestic battery
Excide 80amp/h engine start battery
Charging via engine and shore power

36ltrs Stainless steel fuel tank
122ltrs Polyester water tank
Rig and Sails

Masthead Bermudan sloop
Aluminium Selden spars new 2012
7/16 Stainless steel standing rigging
All running rigging replaced between 2012 and 2015.
2 x Lewmar EVO 40ST genoa sheet winches
Lewmar EVO 15ST halyard winch
Lewmar 8 halyard winch
2 x France Spar Turning blocks with jammers
New furling line, spinlock fairleads and 2 sets of Spinlock clutches in 2014.
White slab reefed Elvstrom Dacron mainsail (3 x reefs)
White C&J Dacron genoa on Plastimo 608 roller furler
Sails laundered and repaired at end of each sailing season at Sanders Sails.

Sleeps 4 in 2 cabins plus 3 in saloon
Double aft quater cabin
Forward v berth cabin
Double and single berth in saloon
Vinyl head linings in both cabins and saloon replaced in June 2016
Port and starboard Perspex port lights replaced in June 2016.
Heads with Raske an der Meijde model 69 WC
Heads overhauled using R&M service kit in 2015.
Galley is to starboard
Navigation station is to port.
New LED cabin lighting fitted 2016.
Velour upholstery
Teak faced interior joinery
5'9" Average headroom

Plastimo Neptune 2000 cooker with 2 hobs
Stainless steel sink
Cold water foot pump
Cool box factory-built into galley
Beneteau clock and barometer

11kg CQR Lewmar Delta anchor
3 x Liros navy blue mooring warps
5 x Plastimo fenders
Boat hook
3 Rung stainless steel boarding ladder
Tecsew sprayhood 2016
New masthead nav lights and deck light fitted with new mast September 2012
New Hella LED nav lights fitted in 2015

Plastimo steering compass
NASA Target speed/log
NASA Target wind indicator
Garmin GPS 65
Raymarine A65 plotter
Simrad ST10 autopilot
Standard Horizon GX1100E DSC VHF at nav station
Standard Horizon 1300 DSC VHF (not fitted)
Masthead wind instruments and VHF aerial fitted to new mast in August 2012
NASA Target Depth Sounder needs re-calibrating.

Wetline WL-4 4 person life raft serviced Dec 2013
Fire blanket
Fire extinguishers
Lalizas electric bilge pump
Plastimo manual bilge pump
2 x Jimmy Green Marine jack stays
Horseshoe buoy
Gas alarm
The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.
Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.
Title Documentation -
Bill of Sale in favour of current owners
UK Part III registration certificate (closure on request upon completion)
Disclaimer and Travelling to Inspect -
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, 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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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Full Specifications

Length:30'5 ft / 9.27 m
Length at Waterline:5'5 ft / 1.65 m
Beam:10'6 ft / 3.20 m
Displacement:7,054.79 lb
Num Engines:1
Engine Make/Model:Beta Marine BD 722
Fuel Type:Diesel
Keel:Lifting Keel
Num Cabins:2 Cabin
Num Berths:7
Hull Material:Fiberglass
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