Beneteau First 285 - Boat For Sale, Second-hand

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Category:Boats
Section:Sailing Boats
Reference:8742
Make:Beneteau
Model:First 285
Build Year:1991 (Second hand)
Location:Lower Upnor, United Kingdom
Price:£24,990 inc Vat
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Precious Marine Ltd
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Boat Description

Beneteau First 285 for sale kent the best example in the UK. Used yacht for sale UK. Beneteau First 285 for sale. Punches way over her weight, she offers accommodation and equipment similar to craft twice its size. For the 2019 season this Beneteau First 285 has brand new fully battened mainsail and genoa. Overhauled stack pack sail cover, Antifouled plus anodes and new rope cutter. Hull polished and engine service, ready to enjoy the coming 2019 season. £8000 spent in the last 24 month , a buyer would only need to launch and bring food and wine.

Accommodation

Boarding over the sugar scoop with stainless swim ladder to:
Cockpit
The large open cockpit has teak slatted seating tiller steering four winches and two banks of clutches. There is one large locker on the starboard side.
The coamings ar shallow and angled to allow them to be used a secure seat when sailing heald over.
All lines are lead back to the cockpit for ease of use short handed, most ropes were 2019 to compliment the brand new 2019 sails.
The recent blue spray hood was not fitted on the day of my visit.
Forward and down the companionway to:
Main layout
At the bottom of the companionway stairs you are presented with the galley to port and aft cabin, the chart / navigation table to starboard with the heads aft.
Galley
The galley has a stainless gimbaled cooker with two burners plus pan holders, the grill oven is below.
There is a large top loading fridge next to a round stainless sink with pressurised water built in the the island finger counter top. Up in the hull sides there are open selves and locker cabinet with drop down flap.
immediately aft of the galley and with its own door
Cabin Two
The cabin has standing headroom inside the door, with a locker on the port side.
The double berth runs fore and aft, the inner most side of the bunk has a back rest and fiddle edged shelf where it comes up against the engine casing.
Directly across from the galley there is further tall locker and the aft facing
Chart Table Navigation Panel
Aft facing with the seat being the end of the saloon sette, the char table has a hinged top for storage working light with red night option.
Master switch panel Radar screen VHF and heating controls are in good sight.
Looking aft door to:
Heads/Toilet
The heads is well laid out with the sea toilet to the rear and a basin with pressurised water and vanity unit nestled in to the starboard side. The floor sole is slatted for drainage in to the bilges.
Moving forward in to the:
Main Saloon
Consisting of two long settes that double as single berths with storage in the bases and further storage shelf behind each seat back.
Centrally there is a dining table with twin drop leafs surrounding the keel stepped mast support. LED lighting long side windows and opening hatch forward of the mast.
Forward and through bifold / saloon style doors to:
Forward Cabin
The cabin has a full width V Berth, a small standing space that has an infill when the doors are closed giving a full length sleeping space.
There are a number of shelves in the hull sides and an opening deck hatch.
Navigation

Radar , B&G Plotter, Nav lights.
Rigging and Sails
The vessel has a brand new wardrobe of sails 2019 not yet used.
Polyester sheets and halyards have been updated in 2019 also.
Stainless standing rigging examined in 2016 as part of a survey.
Hull, Deck, Safety and Canvas
the vessel has a White GRP hull antifouled to the waterline, the deck is grp with moulded grip surface from bow to stern. there is transmitting AIS fitted and horse shoe life rings, there is also a liferaft.
Electrics

There are 12v sockets in the main saloon, and 240v via shore power when in marina.
There are recent 12v domestic batteries supported by a solar panel and alternator plus a battery charger. there is a separate starting battery for the engine.
The domestic lighting has been updated with LED lights with a touch sensitive bezzal on/off switch.
Engines
The engine is Volvo Penta 2002 series 18hp and is maintained regularly and serviced annually.
Features

Gps
Furling genoa
Tender
Swimming ladder
Radar reflector
Outboard engine brackets
Lazyjacks
Battery charger
Mainsail cover
Manual bilge pump
Gennaker cruising spinnaker
Fully battened mainsail
Cockpit table
Cockpit cushions
Radio
Marine head
Radar
Liferaft
Cd player
Compass
Inverter
Wind speed and direction
Shore power inlet
Plotter
Tiller
Lazy bag
Depthsounder
Vhf
Autopilot
Spray hood
Refrigerator
Electric bilge pump
Heating

Disclaimer

Precious Marine offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Ask about our Fixed Price Brokerage scheme.
Full Specifications

Dimensions
Length:28' 9"
Length at Waterline:26' 0"
Draft:5' 3" (min) 5' (max)
Beam:9' 11"
Displacement:6160 pound
Engines/Propulsion
Num Engines:1
Total Engine Power:18 hp
Engine Make/Model:2002
Fuel Type:Diesel
Propeller Type:2 Blade, Alloy
General
Max Speed:8 knots
Cruising Speed:6 knots
Heads:Yes
Hull Material:GRP
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