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Beneteau First 31.7

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Boat REF# 135343
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 9.85m (32'4")
Year 2000
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 19hp, Volvo MD2020 CBT (2000)
Lying Portsmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Finot Conq
Builder Beneteau
Lying Portsmouth
Fuel capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 19hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD2020 CBT (2000)
Engine Hours engine1:   1,526
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2 blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Engine spares tick


LOA 9.85m (32'4")
LWL 8.80m (28'10")
Beam 3.23m (10'7")
Draft Min 1.90m (6'3")
Draft Max 1.90m (6'3")
Airdraft 14.15m (46'5")
Displacement 3,660kg (8,070.3lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Sparcraft Aluminium spars (2000) with stainless steel standing rigging (2009)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Quantum - (2009)
Headsail Quantum code 2 - (2009)
Other sails Quantum no. 3 headsail (2006)
Quantum s2 spinnaker (2010)
Quantum A3 spinnaker (2010)
Code zero Spinnaker on Furler (2010)
Sobstad light no 1 head sail (2004)
Sobstad no 4 jib (2002)
Spinnaker gear tick

Rod forestay with tuff luff(replaced 2004).
3.5m carbon spinnaker pole.
spinnaker sheets and guys.
Asymmetric spinnaker sheet.
Sobstad storm jib 2003. Sobstad trysail 2002.
Cruising sails and old racing sails not on board ; mainsail 2000, genoa 2000, Arun cruising chute + snuffer 2000, Sobstad heavy no1 150% 2002, Sobstad no2 135% 2002, Sobstad light runner a/p spinnaker 2003, Sobstad medium a/p spinnaker 2002, Sobstad heavy reacher spinnaker,
Quantum mainsail 2005.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick

White leatherette saloon upholstery. Blue and white cabin mattresses. Storage - lockers, under saloon seating and berths; cockpit locker. Waterproof covers for saloon cushions and forecabin matresses. Pearwood stained mahogany finish. Beneteau cutlery, crockery. Bowls, thermal offshore mugs, electric kettle,. Pots, pans and kettles for hob, dehumidifier.
Hand basin in the heads.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
AIS Receiver tick

Raymarine ST4000 tiller pilot 2004.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
3 anchors
(Fortress, CQR, Brittany)
5.00m (16'5") of chain
45.00m (147'8") of warp
CQR 25lb anchor 5m chain, 45m warp and Brittany anchor 15m chain, 30m warp (not on board).

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 Electric)

Lifesling, Octahedral radar reflector, Wood plugs by all through hull fitting, Bolt croppers and hacksaw, various spares, shackles and rope(2 crates). First aid kit, Survival blankets, Equipped ISAF/ORC cat2 in 2010. Flares(4 x red handheld, 4 x red parachute, 2 x orange smoke - all expiry 04/2015; 6 x white handheld - expiry 12/2013. Fire extinguishers (1 x Firechief 2kg, discharge 2016; 1 x FPB 2 2kg, discharge 2013; 3 x 1000MP, expiry 12/2011. SEA-ME RTE RADAR TARGET ENHANCER.

Broker's Comments

The Beneteau 31.7 is a strikingly good-looking sailing yacht very popular with those who race or want to cruise quickly. This particular specimen is quite clearly a racer. You can tell that from the extensive selection of sail control lines on deck, and the fact that much of the interior is presently given over to accommodating a comprehensive wardrobe of good-quality racing sails. Underneath the sail bags the accommodation is spacious and in good condition, and it wouldn’t take much to convert this competition flyer into a fast family cruiser, should you so desire. She’s well equipped, with AIS and an active radar reflector unusual additions to the usual electronic functions. Externally, her lines are sleek, with a big cockpit and enough control lines to bring a warm glow to an avid sail-tweaker’s heart.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Beneteau First 31.7 has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan West of Boatshed Portsmouth. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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