Beneteau First 456

57,000 Tax Exempt | Fowey, Cornwall United Kingdom
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Summary

  • Make Beneteau First
  • Model 456
  • Year 1983
  • LOA 47ft/14m
  • 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 33850
  • Name Lady First

Overview

Beneteau First 456 built in 1983 - Inspired by the Swan 45 One design, the 456 is a very capable and comfortable performance cruiser from the Frers drawing board. This particular First 456 has a taller rig and has been adapted for Category 1 Ocean Racing including Kevlar sails, rod rigging, hydrovane and 8-man liferaft with EPIRB. This really is a go anywhere vessel!
Please contact Ancasta Plymouth on +44(0)1752 255740 for further information and viewing arrangements.

Build

Beneteau First 456 built by Chantiers Beneteau, France in 1983 to designs of German Frers
Fin keeled performance yacht commissioned in 1984
British Registry Part 3

CONSTRUCTION
GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Synthetic/real teak cockpit seats and grated floor
Fin Keel
Total internal rudder rebuild with bearings (2018)
Epoxy treated

DIMENSIONS
LOA 14.20m (47'0''ft)
BEAM 4.25m (14'10''ft)
DRAFT 2.40m (7'90''ft)
DISPLACEMENT 12000kg (12tonnes)
*All figures are approximate

Rig

6FT EXTENDED MAST
MASTHEAD RIG (TALL VERSION)
Triple set of aluminium spars
Rod Rigging (NEW 2010)
Polyester halyards and running rigging
Backstays
Running backstays
Removable inner forestay
2 x spinnaker poles
Lazy jacks
Stackpack mainsail cover
Harken MKIII furler
Adjustable backstay

WINCHES
2 x Lewmar #65 ST self-tailing winches (Genoa)
2 x Lewmar #43 ST self-tailing winches (Secondary)
1 x Lewmar #44 ST self-tailing winch
6 x Lewmar #46 winches
1 x Lewmar #14 self-tailing winch (mast)

SAILS
Fully battened main 2017
Tri-radial working jib 2018
2 x Light wind spinnaker
1 x Heavy spinnaker
2 x Kevlar solent jibs
6 x Other jibs, including heavy & light genoa's
1 x Cruising chute in snuffer
Full set of storm sails
Spare Kevlar racing main

Sails mainly made by SOBSTAD

Accommodation

SLEEPS SIX IN TWO CABINS PLUS SALOON

FORWARD CABIN
Double berth set to port
Table and seat to starboard
Ensuite heads, WC, hand basin and shower

AFT CABIN
One cabin with lateral storage bins and recently reupholstered cushions.
Aft cabin has private ensuite and shower.

GALLEY
Located aft to port, equipped with:
2 Burner gas cooker with oven.
1 x 12v fridges
2 x stainless steel sinks
Saltwater foot pump

SALOON
U-shaped settee around a dropleaf table with seating opposite and leather seat covers.
2 x sea berths in saloon

Machinery

SOLE 45HP FOUR CYLINDER DIESEL ENGINE
Heat exchanger serviced 2019
Engine overhauled 2019
Cruising speed 7 kts
Max speed 8 kts
Shaft drive to two bladed folding propeller
Fresh water cooled

ELECTRICS
1 x engine battery
4 x service batteries 12v 140 Ah (NEW 2019)
Mastervolt 40-amp battery charger with consumer unit
RCD and additional shore-power sockets
2 x Victron Energy solar panels
Victron energy monitor
Battery monitor
Shore power and cable

TANKAGE
1 x 200 litre fuel tank
2 x 200 litre fresh water tanks

WATER SYSTEM
Hot and cold pressurised water system
Water heated by calorifier



Inventory

NAVIGATION AIDS

At Chart Table:
Brace of new Nexus navigation equipment in 2010
Nexus Wind speed, depth and direction indicator
Nexus GPS Heading display
GEONAV Color 11 chartplotter
FURUNO Navigation and radar.
Garmin Chartplotter
ICOM Fixed VHF

At Helm:
Nexus, wind, heading and depth displays on mast and in cockpit
Silva steering compass

VHF radio
AIS receiver linked to GPS plotter
New masthead anemometer

GROUND TACKLE
New Rocnor 20kg anchor and 40m x 10mm calibrated chain NEW 2019
Kedge with warp
LEWMAR electric anchor windlass

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Hydrovane
Bathing ladder
Warps and fenders (8 recent fenders)
Clock and barometer
JVC stereo
Toolkit
Original Beneteau cutlery
Sprayhood
Bimini
Wheel cover
Sail covers
Four full-length cockpit cushions
Folding cockpit table with extension
Sony DVD player / recorder

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Bombard 8 man life raft with EPIRB, serviced June 2018
Pushpit, pulpit and guardwires
4 x fire extinguishers (date unknown)
Fire blanket
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light
Danbuoy
HSB inflatable lifebuoy
MOB sling
Radar reflector
Large 4 belt driven bilge pump

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