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Beneteau - First 34.7

An excellent racing / cruising yacht that was originally supplied by Bates Wharf Southern and has had one owner from new.  It has been maintained to a high standard and is well equipped. 

Beneteau First 34.7 - Description

A Farr Yacht Designed boat and built by Beneteau in France.

LOA: 10.36 mtrs / 34'7"

BEAM: 3.37 mtrs / 11'5"

DRAFT: 2 mtrs / 6'5"

AIRDRAFT: 15.8 mtrs / 51'8"

Displacement Weight: 4,588 kgs / 4.51 Tons

CE Category A

IRC Rating: 0.993 - Endorsed


Injection GRP White Moulded Hull and infu-jection Topsides in Sandwich - Monolithic quick works.  Deck made of injection moulding (Sandwich - GRP, Balsa Wood & Synthetic Resin). 

Stainless Steel Pulpit, Pushpit, Guard Rails and 2 Removable Guardrails in Cockpit Exit.

Stainless Steel Bow Roller

4 Aluminium Mooring Cleats

Stainless Steel Boarding Ladder

Fin Keel

Wheel Steering

Emergency Tiller Steering


Yanmar 3YM20 21 hp Diesel Sail Drive Engine

Folding Propeller

Cruising Speed: 5 knots

Maximum Speed: 7 knots

Current Engine Hours (April 2015) - Approximately 255 

Engine Last Serviced: May 2014

Sail Drive Gator: - Original

Fuel Tank Capacity: 75 Ltrs / 16.6 Gallons


The saloon has a head height of 5'9" / 1.8 mtrs, a symmetrical saloon with 2 bench seats with foam mattresses and covers (1.93 mtrs x 0.5 mtrs), wooden saloon table with two folding leafs, stainless steel under-frame, glove boxes and bar storage space, storage under the port bench seat, additional storage behind the bench seat back rests along the hull, 2 opening portholes in coaming of deck house and two halogen lights.  The saloon provides two single berths on the bench seats.

There is an aft open single quarter berth on the port side with a storage locker, an opening porthole in the coaming and an opening cockpit porthole.  There is a double berth cabin on the starboard side with a hanging storage locker, opening porthole in the coaming, an opening porthole into the cockpit and this cabin has a door for privacy.

The heads are located forward of the saloon and equipped with a marine manual pump toilet, washbasin, tap with pressurized cold water, shower and shower tray,  a mirror, hanging locker, storage locker and an opening deck hatch.

There is a chart table (500 mm x 900 mm) with storage on the starboard side as you enter via the companionway and storage under the navigator's seat, a navigational instrument panel, the main electrical panel and a porthole in the coaming.

Opposite the chart table is a galley equipped with a laminated worktop, a rectangular stainless steel sink, a mixer tap with pressurized water, a stainless steel 2 hob burner with a gas oven, a 70 Ltr top opening ice box with storage baskets, storage cupboards and an opening porthole. 

Rigging & Sail Inventory

Fractional Sloop Rig

Hallspars Carbon Mast

Stainless Steel Rod Standing Rigging

Asymmetric Spinnaker Rigging

2 Genoa Sheet Rails with Piston Assisted Slider Cars

Seldon Retractable Bow Spirit

Slab Reefed Main Sail

North Main Sail - 2008

North No. 1 Genoa - 2008

North No. 2 Genoa - 2008

North No. 3 Genoa - 2008

UK Sail No. 4 - 2011

Hyde Sail No. 1 - 2011

North Main - 2011

North No.2 Genoa - 2011

North Asymmetric Spinnaker A1.5 .75 oz - 2008

North Asymmetric Spinnaker .9 oz - 2008

North Spinnaker A1.5 - 2011


Navigation Lights

Raymarine C60 Chart Plotter & GPS

Raymarine Depthsounder

Raymarine Cockpit Bulkhead Compass

Raymarine Wind Speed & Direction Instrument

Raymarine VHF Radio

Raymarine Log & Speed Instrument

Transas Class B AIS Transponder

Antenna & Multiplexer

JVC Radio / CD / MP3 Player & Speakers

Two Harken 32 Two Speed Self Tailing Halyard Winches

Two Harken 40 Two Speed Self Tailing Genoa Winches

Blue Canvas Mainsail Cover

Blue Canvas Wheel Cover

Electric Bilge Pump 

3 x 12volt Batteries  

240volt Shore Power & Cable

240volt Battery Charger

Fresh Water Tank Capacity: 100 Ltrs / 33.7 Gallons

Owner's Comments

Captain Fantastic has been well maintained.  She is well presented and fully prepared for racing.  She has an excellent racing record and details of her results are available on the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club website.

This yacht has also been used for cruising holidays.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Category:Sailing Boats
Model:First 34.7
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:2008
Sales status:Sold
Length:9.96 m/33 ft
Width:3.38 m/11 ft
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