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Beneteau First 53 F5 3 cabin version voilier habitable

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Boat REF# 167270
This boat has been sold
Length 15.77m (51'9")
Year 1994
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin and Bulb
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 80hp, Volvo TMD22 (1994)
Lying Midi canals


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Extra Details

Designer Bruce Farr
Builder Beneteau
Lying Midi canals
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 450.0 ltr (99.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/01/2007


Engine 1 x diesel 80hp
Engine make and model Volvo TMD22 (1994)
Engine Hours engine1:   3373
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Generator output 4KVA
Water-maker tick

Volvo TMD 22 main engine and a 4KVa generator in separate sound proofed housing. 6 x 70 A/h domestic batteries and 2 x 70A/h starting batteries.


Length 15.77m (51'9")
Beam 4.48m (14'8")
Draft Min 2.00m (6'7")
Draft Max 2.00m (6'7")
Airdraft 24.00m (78'9")
Displacement 14,000kg (30,870.0lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage Dry storage


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Sparcraft Aluminium spars (1994) with Rod standing rigging (1994)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Other (unknown year) Fully Battened,
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Genoa (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin and Bulb
Finish Gelcoat finish

Beneteau First 53f5 owners version with three double cabins. Light use and none at all since the end of the 2012 season.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
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Sink tick
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Fridge tick
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A master cabin forward and two double cabins aft. Vast saloon with lots of natural light and quality equipment and finishings. Practical galley with good work space and 150lts fridge. Hot water from heat exchanger and 220v immersion tank.

3 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Deck Gear

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4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Muir windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain
2 x Lewmar 77
2 x Lewmar 54
2 x Lewmar 48
2 x Lewmar 44
Navtec Hydraulics system.
24V Muir windlass with deck switches & wireless remote control

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Midi Canals is pleased to offer this Beneteau 53f5 for sale. Not many yachts for sale in the Mediterranean that represent such good value and with a mooring available to the new owner. A nicely cared for example of a Beneteau Yachts classic, designed by Bruce Farr with styling by Pininfarina. The conjugation is impressive, even twenty years on. With style, comfort and performance for the whole family (and friends) to enjoy. For further information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your broker at Boatshed Midi Canals.

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

This Beneteau First 53 F5 3 cabin version voilier habitable has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham of Boatshed Midi Canals. 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.