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Beneteau First 285

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Boat REF# 145736
removed from sale
Length 8.80m (28'10")
Year unknown year
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Wing Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Volvo 2002 (unknown year)
Lying Lymington


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Extra Details

Designer Beneteau
Builder Beneteau
Lying Lymington
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 20.0 ltr (4.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 20.0 ltr (4.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Volvo 2002 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.80m (28'10")
LWL 7.40m (24'3")
Beam 3.00m (9'10")
Draft Min 1.20m (3'11")
Draft Max 1.20m (3'11")
Displacement 2,800kg (6,174.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Wing Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Manual water system tick

In addition to the two double berths, the saloon has room to sleep two children, these berths are approx 5ft long.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Depth sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Deck Gear

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
5.00m (16'5") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Beneteau 285 has been stored ashore for some time and this is evident in her remarkably unworn condition. She is extremely well equipped, including an extensive sail wardrobe and radar. This yacht must be see to fully appreciate whats on offer here.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Beneteau First 285 has been personally photographed and viewed by LLOYD JAMES of Boatshed Poole. 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.