The Beneteau First 30 offers 5 Berths in two cabins, the saloon has 2 single settee berths and a quarter berth on the starboard side. Good headroom in the saloon leads to the forward cabin which has a double V berth, with good storage space all round. Located between the saloon and the forward cabin on the port side is the marine toilet with wash basin.
The main saloon incorporates a central double drop sided table, located on the port side is the galley with sink, a two-burner gas hob with grill. On the starboard side is the chart table. The saloon is finished with wooden floors throughout, with cloth upholstery, curtains and a door separate the saloon from the forward cabin.
The cockpit is large for the size of boat and has a reasonable amount of storage space.
Sails and Spars
This masthead sloop has a aluminium deck stepped mast and boom with stainless steel standing rigging with adjustable backstay (2014). Slab reefing mainsail with furling genoa. Spinnaker Pole. 2 x two speed genoa winches, 2 x two speed spinnaker winches, 2 x single speed halyard winches. 2 x single speed reefing and main sheet winches.
The Beneteau First is powered by a 1996 Volvo MD7B diesel engine 17hp, Shaft drive to a 3 blade Maxi prop folding propellor, new exhaust overheat alarm 2015, last serviced March 2018, new water pump seals, new impeller, and stuffing box replaced.
One 12-volt new battery (2014)1 x battery,Shore power connection and cable
Delta anchor (2016)
New teak cockpit grille (2014)
Outboard storage bracket (2014)
Chart plotter Raymarine C125
Simrad RD68/DSC VHF
Raymarine ST40 Speed instrument (2014)
Tick tack mn100-2 wind instrument (2014)
New Depth impeller (2014)
Garmin 172c GPS
Autopilot - Raymarine ST 2000 tiller pilot new 2016
1 x electric bilge pump
1 x manual bilge pump
History and Construction
This Beneteau First 30 was designed by Andre Mauric and built by Beneteau in 1979. The boat has a GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Cast iron fin keel with spade rudder and tiller steering.