Sailing BoatsRacing BoatsBeneteauFIRST 30
1979 Beneteau First 30 £14,950
This 1979 Beneteau First 30 has a practical and sea kindly design that will feel safe in heavy seas. This Beneteau First 30 would make a good first-time family boat or suit a couple well. She has 5 berths in two cabins. This yacht is offered for sale in good condition. A new Beta engine was fitted in 1996 New standing rigging fitted in 2014. A 2016 survey report is available upon request. She is currently ashore being antifouled, hull polished and new anodes fitted and the engine will be serviced when launched (March 2020) Please call our Kent – Chatham Office+44 - Click here to reveal phone number -
for further information or to arrange a viewing.
The Beneteau First 30 offers 5 Berths in two cabins, the saloon has 2 single settee berths and a quarter berth on the starboard side. Good headroom in the saloon leads to the forward cabin which has a double V berth, with good storage space all round. Located between the saloon and the forward cabin on the port side is the marine toilet with wash basin. The main saloon incorporates a central double drop sided table, located on the port side is the galley with sink, a two-burner gas hob with grill. On the starboard side is the chart table. The saloon is finished with wooden floors throughout, with cloth upholstery, curtains and a door separate the saloon from the forward cabin. The cockpit is large for the size of boat and has a reasonable amount of storage space.
Sails and Spars
This masthead sloop has a aluminium deck stepped mast and boom with stainless steel standing rigging with adjustable backstay (2014). Slab reefing mainsail with furling genoa. Spinnaker Pole. 2 x two speed genoa winches, 2 x two speed spinnaker winches, 2 x single speed halyard winches. 2 x single speed reefing and main sheet winches. Sails: Dacron Mainsail Dacron genoa Spinnaker
The Beneteau First is powered by a 1996 Volvo MD7B diesel engine 17hp, Shaft drive to a 3 blade Maxi prop folding propellor, new exhaust overheat alarm 2015, last serviced March 2018 and will be serviced in May 2020 when she is re-launched. She had a new water pump seals, new impeller, and stuffing box replaced in 2018.
Two 12-volt new batteries (2020) with new Battery Charger, Shore power connection and cable
Delta anchor (2016) New teak cockpit grille (2014) Outboard storage bracket (2014)
Chart plotter Raymarine C125 with latest software Simrad RD68/DSC VHF Radiotelex weatherman Raymarine ST40 Speed instrument (2014) Tick tack mn100-2 wind instrument (2014) New Depth impeller (2014) Plastimo compass Garmin 172c GPS Autopilot - Raymarine ST 2000 tiller pilot new 2016 Raymarine AIS 700 transceiver - new 2019
1 x electric bilge pump 1 x manual bilge pump Radar reflector Danbuoy Lifebuoy
History and Construction
This Beneteau First 30 was designed by Andre Mauric and built by Beneteau in 1979. The boat has a GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Cast iron fin keel with spade rudder and tiller steering. She is currently ashore being antifouled, hull polished and new anodes fitted and the engine will be serviced when launched (March 2020)
As one the UK’s largest Brokers with over 220 boats for sale we are able to introduce you to Boat Insurance providers that offer all types of Boat Insurance including insurance for Yachts, Sailing Boats, Motor Cruisers, Narrowboats, Inland Waterway Craft, Barges, Houseboats, Speedboats, Rigid Inflatable Boats, Waterski Boats, Jet Skis, Personal Watercraft, Dinghies, Fishing Boats, Commercial Boats, Boats in Build or Refit. Just call - Click here to reveal phone number -
r e-mail - Click to contact -
to request an insurance quote for this boat or your current boat.
Clarke & Carter Kent, through its strategic alliance with Elite Sailing, an accredited RYA training centre, can offer Professional and Leisure qualifications at every level from beginners’ to very experienced for both sail or power. This includes from RYA Day Skipper to RYA Yachtmaster Coastal, Offshore and Ocean qualifications giving you a chance to begin, improve or broaden your knowledge and boat handling skills on its fleet of Jeanneau Yachts and various Motorboats. Elite Sailing are also able to offer RYA DSC VHF Radio, First Aid, and Diesel Maintenance courses as well as one to one own boat tuition. Please call Elite Sailing on - Click here to reveal phone number -
o discuss your specific training needs. Please quote promotional code CCK1 when calling to receive details of their exclusive offers to Clarke & Carter Customers.
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part. General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.
...Read full description