Beneteau First 34.7

67,950 Tax Paid | Brighton Marina United Kingdom


  • Make Beneteau
  • Model First 34.7
  • Year 2007
  • LOA 34ft/10m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 39734
  • Name Chicken Dinner


Absolutely stunning Beneteau First 34.7 built in 2007 to a 2008 model.
This is one of the best examples we have seen and is so ready to go with all the kit one could possibly want.
This will not hang around long both on the market and on the race line.
Almost new standing rigging, running rigging, chart plotters, log/ speed, sails, new sail drive seal and the list goes on.
Carbon mast and bowsprit bow-sprit, great recent sail wardrobe.
Anti-fouled, polished and immaculate throughout.


Racer Cruiser sloop, designed by Farr Yacht Design and built by Chantiers Beneteau SA in France
IRC TCC: 0.981 (2022)
RYA Offshore Sail Number: GBR 1382L

Hull- Injection moulded hull and infu-jection topsides in Sandwich- Monolithic quick works
Deck-mad of injection moulding (Sandwich- GRP, balsa wood & synthetic resin)
White GRP Hull, Deck and Superstructure- polished January 2022
Hull antifouled- January 2022
New top and lower rudder bearings- December 2020

Deep fin keel- torpedo shaped bulb keel in lead and iron
Balanced spade rudder
Wheel steering 1.6m
Teak laid cockpit seats

LOA: 10.36m (33'9")
HULL LENGTH: 9.99m (32'7")
LWL: 8.73m (28'6")
BEAM: 3.37m (11'0")
DRAUGHT: 2.00m (6'5")
AIR DRAFT: 18.8m (51'8")
BALLAST: 1,675kg


All standing rigging replaced- 2020
Spectra running rigging renewed- 2020

Hall Spars keel-stepped black carbon mast- re-lacquered October 2020
Aluminium boom and complete refurbishment with new hardware- re-painted November 2020
Retractable carbon bow sprit.
Rod standing rigging, Spectra running rigging led aft to cockpit- renewed 2020
Mainsheet traveller and Fine Tune Kit.
Facnor Flat Deck headsail furler- 2020, fitted to new Dyform forestay with two sail tracks (the split drum can be removed for racing, if required but low profile does not necessitate this).
Barton boomstrut
Additional jib sheet tracks and genoa sheet in-haulers fitted.
Rigged for spinnaker with all halyards and a retractable carbon bowsprit- re-lacquered 2020.
Spinnaker launch bag mounts beneath deck hatch in the heads compartment.
*Carbon Asymmetric spinnaker pole; complete refurbishment with new hardware and re lacquered- November 2020

New Nitronic 50 rod standing rigging- November 2020
New cap shrouds, intermediated shroud, D1 and forestay- November 2020
New backstay cascade adjuster in dyneema, blocks and upper backstay- November 2020
New vang cascade system and dyneema line and high load blocks- November 2020
Spreader recoated and new pins/ spacers etc- November 2020
New clutches- November 2020
New Lazy jacks- November 2020 (these can be moved forward to mast)
New Back stay control line- November 2020
New double mas base blocks- November 2020
New mainsheet system complete- December 2020
New reefing lines- December 2020
Harken head sail cars- November 2020
New custom leather spreader ends- November 2020
Mainsheet traveller and fine tune kit- 2020

Jib sheets
2 x genoa halyards
2 x spinnaker halyards
1 x main halyard

2 x Harken 40, 2 speed Self tailing genoa sheet winches
2 x Harken 32, 2 speed Self tailing genoa sheet winches

• Hyde furling #3 Headsail, in Newport Pro Radial (vertical batons) 2019 in excellent condition with Goacher Jib sock (black)
• Hyde Mainsail (2020) – mast track / stack, with retractable lazy jacks.
• Carbon mainsail by Goacher Sails – (2016) in excellent condition
• Carbon / Taffeta Genoa 133% by Goacher Sails in excellent condition
• Spare mainsail by North Sails in poor condition
• No 1, No 2, No 2, No 3, No 4 Genoas by North, Hyde and Halsey - said to be in excellent to poor condition. A1.5 Asymmetric spinnaker by North Sails in good condition
• A3 Asymmetric spinnaker by North Sails in good condition
• Boom bags for both in mast track stacked and regular sails, depending on chosen setup
• Sails stored flat in professional sail loft. Active sails regularly washed and serviced

New guard wires- December 2020
Trimmer Footrests


Cream upholstery
Pear-wood stained woodwork
Milano floor
Headroom in saloon: 1.80m

Open aft cabin to Port with quarter berth
Storage lockers
Port Hole

Aft cabin Starboard with double berth
Cabin door
Hanging wardrobe
Storage lockers
Port Hole

Symmetrical saloon with bench seats either side
Two occasional single berths in saloon
Wooden saloon table with folding leaves with bar storage space
Cream upholstery
Shelves above seating
Storage below port seating with storage behind port and starboard back rests
Saloon port holes
Deck hatch

GALLEY to port
Eno 2 burner gas stove- June 2020
Refrigerator/ icebox
Stainless steel sink with hot & hold pressurised water
Cupboards below and above work surfaces
Opening port hole

CHART TABLE to starboard
Forward facing chart table (500 x 900mm) with opening table lid with storage below
Navigators seat with storage below
Navigational instrumentation panel
Chart plotter
Opening port hole

Heads located forward with Jabsco manual sea toilet with holding tank
Shower (new in xx)


Yanmar 21hp 3YM20
Sail drive with 2 blade folding propeller
Engine serviced November/ December 2019

1 x 12v battery for engine start- 2022
2 x 12v domestic batteries- 2019
Engine alternator charging
240v shore power with battery charger

75 litre fuel tank
100 litre water tank
Quick 25 litre hot water tank
Holding tank

New engine mounts and new sail drive mount- January 2022
Plus sail drive anodes- January 2022
New starter motor and relay- March 2021
Engine serviced- November 2020
New throttle control mechanism with detachable throttle lever- May 2019
Sail drive gasket changed- October 2018


Extensive electrical upgrades and improvements.
Equipped to race or for coastal sailing (solo, short-handed or crewed) the inventory includes:

Raymarine i70s x 4 on binnacle (wind, speed, depth, etc) (2020)
Raymarine depth and speed transponder (2022)
Raymarine ST290 Remote Control
Raymarine ST60 Mast Repeaters
2 x Raymarine Axiom +9 multi-function displays -1x chart table and 1 x cockpit (networked) with Raymarine RMK-10 controller mounted at helm (2020)
Raymarine DSC/ VHF radio
Comnav Mariner X2 AIS Class B transceiver
February 2021- new wind sensor and cable
Navionics chart- 2019
Raymarine Seatalk x 2- 2019
Raymarine Evolution Autopilot p70 & ACU 200- 2019, with Lecombe & Schmitt 40ST16 Hydraulic Linear Drive
Raymarine Smart Controller with base- 2019
Navigation lights
Raymarine STNG Backbone Cable
Navigation lights
Antenna & Multiplex

Racer anchor size R5- April 2019
40m x 14mm anchor warp- April 2019
Stainless steel anchor swivel connector- April 2019
Spade anchor (race optimised) with weighted warp, spare emergency anchor in bilge locker

Rescue Line with Stainless steel basket- Sept. 2019
Offshore race safety - Sept. 2019
Emergency battery nav lights- Sept. 2019
Automatic FE36 Fire Extinguisher 1kg- Sept. 2019
ABC Dry Powder Fire Extinguisher- Sept. 2019
Emergency wooden plugs- Sept. 2019
Fire blanket- Sept 2018
JFA Large Haversack First Aid kit- Sept 2018
4 x Crewsaver Crewfit 165N Sport Lifejackets- Sept 2018
Ocean Safety Jonbouy Horseshoe- Sept 2018
Aquaspec AQ40s Led Lifejacket Light- Sept 2018
4 x KRU Sprayhood- Sept 2018
Ecoblast Metal Air horn and pump- Sept 2018
Crewsaver Coastal Flare Pack- Sept 2018
EcoAir Dehumidifier- Sept 2018
Baltic Safety Line elasticated- Sept 2018
Emergency tiller

Alpine UTE 72B Stereo; Bluetooth, iPod connect and external speakers- April 2019
Blue performance line winch cover- Sept. 2019
Folding Anchor Black 30cm- May 2019
Dock fenders and bow fender- May 2020
Cleaning equipment- April 2019
Draper Expert LED waterproof torch- Feb 2019
Rig Tension Gauge- March 2021
240v shore power cable
Bilge pumps
Boarding ladder
Weatherproof cockpit awning / winter cover.
2 x Mainsail Covers (1 x in-mast track (new 2020) and normal) in black
Over boom cockpit and side deck winter cover with windows
Wheel cover in black
Warps and Fenders in black
Many spares and original but redundant components

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