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Beneteau First 305

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Boat REF# 110335
This boat has been sold
Length 9.32m (30'7")
Year 1987
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Yanmar 2GM20F (1987)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Jean Berret
Builder Beneteau
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 27.0 ltr (5.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 300.0 ltr (66.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM20F (1987)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2-Blade Folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

Engine overhauled in 2003/4
with new pistons, head & injectors rebuilt.
New shaft seal in 2003.
Battery charging system from shore power.
240V Socket from shorepower.
Batteries new 2007/2008.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 9.32m (30'7")
LWL 8.17m (26'10")
Beam 3.25m (10'8")
Draft Min 1.75m (5'9")
Draft Max 1.75m (5'9")
Displacement 3,600kg (7,938.0lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Z Spars Aluminium spars (1987) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2010)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Inmast (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)

Easy Reef in mast reefinf system for Main.
Spinnaker Pole.

Electrical Systems

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


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

New fresh water tank in 2006


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Calorifier + Immersion Heater for Hot Water.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Plastimo Compass.
Autohelm Speed/Log
Autohelm Wind
Nasa Clipper Depth.
Autohelm ST4000 Auto Pilot.
Clipper GPS Repeater (2004)
ICOM 505 VHF DSC with Command MIC (2007).
Garmin GPS 128 (Interfaced with VHF DSC).
Nasa Navtex Pro Plus.
Axon Battery Status Indicator.

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Horizon 600 windlass
2 anchors
(CQR 25lb, Bruce )
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Windlass and Anchor Chain new in 2006.

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

2 x Fire Extinguishers.

Broker's Comments

A very nice example of this attractive modern cruiser/racer . This boat is well equiped and has been well maintianed. The Beneteau First 305 has good sailing performance and great accommodation to go with it.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Beneteau First 305 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.