Beneteau First 285

21,000 Tax Paid | Location: Falmouth
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Summary

  • Make Beneteau First
  • Model 285
  • Year 1991
  • LOA 28ft/9m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 32859
  • Name Encounter

Overview

A very clean example of this popular performance cruiser. Equally at home cruising the coastline with the family or sailing around the cans club racing, this versatile boat will appeal to a broad range of buyers. Well equipped and spacious accommodation will only add to the appeal of this very well designed boat.

Build

BENETEAU FIRST 285 BUILT IN 1991
Designed by Groupe Finot and built by Beneteau Yachts in France

CONSTRUCTION
White GRP hull, deck & superstructure
Teak cockpit seats & coachroof handrails
Tiller steering

LOA 8.77m (28' 9'')
LWL 7.37m (24' 2'')
BEAM 2.99m (9' 9'')
DRAFT 1.60m (3' 9'')
DISPLACEMENT 2800kgs
BALLAST 800kgs

Rig

FRACTIONAL BERMUDAN SLOOP RIG
Aluminium mast & spars
Single spreader rig
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2017
Halyards led back to cockpit through clutches
headsail furler Replaced 2017
Stack Pack (by A2 Rigging) and Lazy Jacks
Split backstay with backstay adjuster

SAILS
Main
Blade Jib
2 x Spinnaker

Accommodation

SLEEPS SIX IN TWO CABINS PLUS SALOON
Forward double with infill, shelf storage, below berth lockers & folding doors
Double aft cabin with hanging locker, seat, side shelving and storage under berths
Two single berths in saloon
Separate heads compartment with manual sea toilet, washbasin, storage cupboards & large wet locker


SALOON
Two settee berths to port & starboard
Two adjustable reading lights
Fold leaf table with drinks storage
Rear facing chart table with chart stowage & chart light
Hanging wardrobe aft of chart table
Main engine access under companionway steps & through aft cabin/ heads
Dark blue velour upholstery & curtains
Mikuni cabin heating
Approx 6ft headroom

GALLEY
L-shaped galley
2 burner gas hob with oven
Top loading fridge
Stainless steel sink with chopping board
Storage cupboards & lockers

Machinery

VOLVO 2002 18HP DIESEL ENGINE
Sea water cooling
Shaft drive to fixed two bladed prop


ELECTRICS
Two batteries- domestic & engine start
Charged by engine alternator

TANKAGE
80 litre fuel tank (approx)
80 litre water tank (approx)

Inventory

NAVIGATION
Raymarine GPS Plotter (2014)
Raymarine log/speed/depth (2014)
Raymarine Tiller Pilot
Furno GPS Plotter
ICOM VHF


GROUND TACKLE
Anchor with chain
Anchor locker & bow roller

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit & guardwires
Sony Headunit
cockpit speaker
A2 Rigging Sprayhood
Halyard tidy bags
Cockpit cushions

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