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Beneteau First 25

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Boat REF# 134337
removed from sale
Length 7.62m (25'0")
Year 1983
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 10hp, Yanmar 1GM (1983)
Lying Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Jean-Marie Finot
Builder Beneteau
Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 18.2 ltr (4.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 36.4 ltr (8.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1GM (1983)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Prop(s) Folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

The engine was fully service in April 2011.


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Length 7.62m (25'0")
LWL 6.60m (21'8")
Beam 2.62m (8'7")
Draft Min 1.27m (4'2")
Displacement 3,968kg (8,749.4lbs)
Storage On marina


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Sloop rigged Selden Aluminium spars (2005) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2005)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Dolphin - Slab (2006)
Headsail Dolphin - Hank On (2006)
Other sails No2 Genoa (unknown year)
No3 Genoa (unknown year)
Spinnakar (unknown year)
2 Asyimetric chutes (unknown year)
Storm sail (unknown year)
2 other sails (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Carbon spinnaker pole
Boom replaced 2006
Great sails wardrobe. Owner says all sails serviceable but some have been updated to as per details.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Sleek and very racy lines. This boat looks well maintained and has a great cruiser/racer hull shape. The deck is uncluttered and feels safe to move around quickly. The cockpit is a good size, nice and deep. There is a really good sails wardrobe for the active sailor to enjoy.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

This Beneteau First 25 has amazing accommodation for a boat of her size. The saloon berth converts to a double, the starboard berth has a trott box allowing for another single. The forward berth is a comfortable double. The heads area spans the beam of the boat, just aft of the forepeak.
The boat smells good and the joinery looks good too. The saloon seating still feels comfortable but would benefit from new upholstery at some point.
Ideal as a club racer or sporty family boat.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Plastimo compass
Nasa Marine Target Log system
Clipper Wind
Clipper Chartplotter
Clipper repeater for chartplotter
Standard Horizon Quest GX1500E radio
Standard Horizon GPS GP180

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
10.00m (32'10") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of rode

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Fire Fighting equipment

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This Beneteau First 25 has very lovely lines and is a well seasoned cruiser racer. She has a fantastic sails wardrobe too for the club racing enthusiast.
The accommodation is so well designed and will provide 2 doubles and a single, so a small family or a racing crew will enjoy relaxing at the end of a days sailing. The mast, boom and rigging have been replaced as per the details. She is well equipped with navigational gear. The engine was fully serviced in April 2011. So the only thing I could find fault with was the upholstery. It is faded and a bit threadbare in a few places. Apart from that she is a lovely sailing boat and good value for money.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Beneteau First 25 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Kent. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.