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Beneteau - First 40.7

2007 Beneteau First 40.7

One owner from new and very lightly used indeed. Once this year and around 6 times in 2013

Excellent condition throughout and always dry sailed from new

Comes with a good specification and 11 sails - All by North Sails

Fitted with the excellent Yanmar 40HP engine which comes with service history


  • The deck is balsa sandwich construction (glass fibre, balsa, polyester resin) for an optimal strength/weight ratio and for good thermal and sound insulation.
  • A roughened non-slip surface increases safety over all areas of movement on deck.
  • An inner deck moulding is sealed to the deck to round off the finish.

Spars & Rigging

  • Fractional Sloop Rig
  • Sparcraft anodised Aluminium spars
  • Twin Swept back spreaders
  • Stainless steel Wire rigging
  • Slab Reefing to mainsail
  • Tuff Luff twin Groove forestay
  • Spinnaker gear with pole
  • Hydraulic Backstay tensioner
  • Rope running rigging
  • All lines led aft to cockpit



  • Headroom: 1.95 m.
  • Oval settee with high-density foam seat and backrest.
  • Stowage spaces behind settee backrests.
  • Inlaid saloon table.
  • Bar unit near settee to starboard.
  • Shelving.
  • Handrails with built-in blinds.
  • Plenty of natural light by means of:
  • Lewmar 440 mm x 440 mm opening hatch with blind.
  • Two fixed hull ports.
  • Four deckhead lights with independent switches.

Navigation Equipment

  • Raymarine C80 Chart Plotter
  • Raymarine  Autopilot (with remote)
  • ST60 Wind display
  • ST60 Tri Data
  • Steering Compass
  • Navigation Lights

Other Equipment

  • Shore Power with charger and sockets
  • Hot & Cold pressurised Hot Water
  • Electric Anchor Windlass
  • CD Stereo with MP3
  • 2 x Burner Gas Hob with Oven
  • Ocean Air Blinds throughout
  • 12v Fridge with ice-maker


  • Teak slatted cockpit seats.
  • Removable stowage locker aft to starboard.
  • Gas locker aft to port.
  • Liferaft stowage to aft of cockpit under teak slatted helm seat.
  • Steering wheel column.
  • Teak grating for helm.
  • Emergency tiller.
  • Steering compass on column.
  • Self-draining cockpit.


  • Rectangular double stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Hot and cold pressurised water.
  • Gimballed 2 burner hob and oven.
  • 90 L ? 12 V refrigeration unit.
  • Cutlery drawer.
  • Waste bin.
  • Under-sink stowage and shelf units.
  • Three-compartment galley stowage unit with doors.
  • Dustpan in sole.
  • Two deckhead lights.
  • Lewmar174 mm x 304 mm opening port.



  • 3 Main sails
  • 3 Head sails
  • 4 Spinnakers
  • 1 Asymmetric with bow sprit

Sail Area

I : 51.21 ft
J : 14.47 ft
P : 50.16 ft
E : 17.72 ft
Working Sail Area : 1054.86 sq ft

Brokers Comments

The most successful 40 footer of its time, this best-seller is as much at home racing at high-level as she is out on a family cruise.

'Beam' is a one owner boat and she has been dry sailed from new. Lightly used by her owners as well so as you might expect her condition is very good. Well presented for sale both inside and out, the boat is an excellent example of the First 40.7.

With a good level of equipment a good selection of sails, all supplied by North, this is a good opportunity to acquire what is still a very popular cruiser/racer. Stored ashore, viewing is possible 7 days a week and is recommended.Offers are invited on the asking price.


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 40.7
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:2007
Sales status:Delete
LOA:12.17 m/40 ft
Length:12.17 m/40 ft
Width:3.78 m/12 ft
KW:40.0 hp
No. of cabins:3
No. of berths:7
WC & bathrooms:1
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