25' Beneteau First 260 Spirit - Boat For Sale, Second-hand

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Section:Sailing Boats
Model:First 260 Spirit
Num Cabins:Two Cabin
Build Year:1995 (Second hand)
Location:Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Price:£ 14,950 Tax Paid
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Aspire Boat Sales
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Boat Description

This Beneteau First 260 Spirit is a great starter cruising yacht that is easy to sail and is presented in very good condition. She has a simple to operate lifting keel, is fitted with a Beta 16 HP diesel engine that was new in 2013 & has a surprising amount of both cockpit & cabin space which comfortably accommodates 3. She has a separate cabin forward, heads & galley area with gas hob & sink. She also has a small navigation station that has a Furuno Radar, GPS Plotter & VHF Radio. In the cockpit she also has a Raymarine Speed & Depth Gauge & Compass. On deck she has a furling Genoa & Mainsail with Lazyjacks & stack pack with lines led aft to the cockpit & winches. This Beneteau First 260 is a very attractive looking boat that has a stunning dark blue hull that was repainted only 5 years ago. She is currently lying Southampton and is available for viewings through Aspire Boat Sales.
Main Specifications
Year of Build : 1995
LOA : 7.70 m
LWL : 7.35 m
Beam : 2.77 m
Draft : 0.80 - 1.85m
Displacement : 2300 Kgs
Keel Type : Swing Keel ( raised & lowered from Saloon )
Engine : 1 x Beta 16 - Diesel 16 HP ( New 2013 )
Engine Hours : 250 (approx. )
Fuel Tank : 30 Ltrs
Fresh Water : 46Ltr
No of Berths : 4
Radar : Furuno Radome with Independent 1715 Display at Nav Station
GPS / Plotter : Furuno
Other : Raymarine Speed & Depth Gauges & Icom IC-M411 VHF
Main Features

The accommodation offers three berths in two cabins. V berth forward with infill. Opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet and washbasin opposite. Saloon with settee berth and fixed table with drop leaves. Aft facing chart table to starboard. Galley opposite to port with Twin burner gas cooker, sink with manually pumped water supply and cool box. Blue vinyl coloured upholstery in saloon and cushions.

Beta 16 16 HP Diesel inboard ( New 2013 ) with shaft drive to a four bladed feathering propeller. Twin batteries charged by alternator.
Spars and sails
Fractionally rigged sloop. Silver anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom by Z-Spars. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks and stack pack. Facnor headsail furling system. 2 x Lewmar 32 self-tailing winches. 6 x Spinlock jammers. Harken deck gear. Backstay adjuster.
Furling genoa
Deck Equipment

Anchor with chain and warp.
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires.
Forward and aft mooring cleats.
Sprayhood Tiller steering.
S/S Boarding ladder.
Fenders and warps
Navigation Equipment

Furuno Radar with Furuno 1715 Display
Furuno GPS / Plotter
Icom IC M411 VHF Radio
Raymarine Speed Indicator
Raymarine Depth Gauge
Compass & Navigation lights.

This Beneteau First 260 Spirit was built in 1995 by Beneteau to a design by Group Finot. blue GRP hull. Wooden toe rails. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck. Aft self draining cockpit. Cast iron lifting keel with mechanism operated by winch handle on saloon table. Twin transom hung lifting rudders with tiller steering and tiller extension.
Brokers Comments
In our opinion, this Beneteau First 260 Spirit is an ideal starter boat that is well equipped and presented in very good condition & she will make a great first cruising yacht for trips away . With her lifting keel, generous cockpit space & comfortable accommodation she offers a huge amount for a boat of this size. This particular yacht is fitted with a Beta Sixteen, 16 HP diesel engine that was fitted new in 2013 and has had less than 250 hours use. With her slab reefing mainsail, furling Genoa, Lazy Jacks & Stack Pack, everything is controlled from the cockpit & she is therefore easy to sail. Down below, there is comfortable sleeping for 4, with a forward double cabin, spacious saloon with folding dining table which also has the lifting keel mechanism attached to it, galley with two burner cooker, sink & cool box as well as a good sized, separate heads with toilet & sink. Once back on deck, her generous cockpit has room for all the Crew & this area has been fitted with attractive synthetic teak. Furthermore, the boat has a very attractive blue hull which was professionally re-painted 5 years ago and her decks contrast in bright white, non slip GRP.
With her clever design and efficient layout, this JeanBeneteau First 260 Spirit offers everything you could need for fun sailing around coastal waters & weekend cruising. With her very desirable lifting keel, she can easily take to the ground or get into shallow moorings that other similar boats simply cant. This particular Beneteau First 260 Spirit is an attractive boat that is a pleasure to step onboard. She is currently lying afloat mid-river in Southampton & viewing can be arranged through Aspire Boat Sales.
Full Specifications

Length:7.70 m
Length at Waterline:7.35 m
Beam:2.77 m
Displacement:2300 Kgs
Engine Hours:250 (approx. )
Engine Make/Model:1 x Beta 16 - Diesel 16 HP ( New 2013 )
Engine Hours:250 (approx. )
Fuel Type:Single Diesel
Fuel Capacity:30 Ltrs
Keel:Swing Keel ( raised & lowered from Saloon )
Num Cabins:Two Cabin
Num Berths:4
Hull Material:Fiberglass
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