Beneteau First Class 8
Beneteau First Class 8 for sale | 8.50m (27'11") | 1983 | GRP Construction | Lifting Keel underwater profile | 4 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 101576
This boat has been sold but here are some boats that are still For Sale
|Designer||Jacques Fauroux - Groupe Finot|
Essex - West Mersea
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
There is however an outboard bracket. The bracket is designed to slide inboard when not in use.
Battery new in 2009.
Dimensions10% Discount on Boat Insurance
|Draft Min||0.70m (2'4")|
|Draft Max||1.75m (5'9")|
Rig10% discount on rigging
Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1983) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2005)
SailsNew Sails Upgrade?
|Reefing mainsail||Quantum - Slab (2005)|
|Headsail||- Furling (2005)|
New Quantum sails in 2005 included:
Mylar Mainsail with 3 slab reefs, loose foot cunningham.
The main has a custom made two part boom cover.
The Headsail is 140% LP Full -Radial panel layout - laser cut mylar - step down multi-layer construction and UV sunguard.
The No1 Genoa is 150%LP Full-Radial layout laser cut in custom scrim style Pentex laminates (top wind speed for this sail is 20 Knots).
All the sails are lightly used and valeted professionally at the end of each season.
In addition there are some older but still servicable sails that include:
3 Spinnakers, one of these, the flanker having a Spee Squeezer that is very useful in heavier weather.
There are also two older suits of Elvstrom and Delta sails again in servicable order.
Stack Pack and Lazy Jacks
12 volt, 1 batteries charged by:
Construction10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
|Underwater profile||Lifting Keel|
Topsides professionally resprayed with Awlgrip in 2001 and are still in good condition.
Lifting keel mechanism regularly dropped and serviced by local boatyard - last time was 2006.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||2|
|Heads||1 heads (Porta Potti)|
Saloon table and galley space with room for a bucket.
1 burner propane Stove
2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1.00m (3'3") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode
5 Spinlock jammers renewed in 2005.
New stanchions and guard rails in 2005.
Mainsail adjustable track (Harken) new in 2005.
The runners have Lewmar jammers in addition to the original fittings.
Two custom made "sausage" fenders.
1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)