Beneteau First 40.7

72,000 Tax Paid | Hamble Point Marina United Kingdom
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Summary

  • Make Beneteau
  • Model First 40.7
  • Year 2001
  • LOA 39ft/12m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 35410
  • Name Philosophie IV

Overview

This well-presented example of Beneteau's First 40.7 has a demonstrated race pedigree in both coastal and offshore competitions. Very highly optimized with an extensive sail inventory (all North sails) and a new Volvo engine fitted in May 2017 with low hours. Ashore and available to view 7 days a week by appointment in Hamble Point Marina. Please contact Ancasta Hamble +44(0) 2380 450 000 or email: hamble@ancasta.com

Build

CONSTRUCTION
Beneteau First 40.7 built in 2001 by Beneteau
Design by Farr Yacht Design
Philosophie IV (Name to be retained)

DIMENSIONS
LOA 11.91m - 39.08ft
LWL 10.39m - 34.10ft
BEAM 3.75m - 12.25ft
DRAFT DEEP 2.48m - 8.20ft
DISPLACEMENT 7,255.00kg - 15,996.00lbs

All figures approximate.

Original drawings from Farr Design for Keel and Rudder sold with the boat
Manufactured of lead shoe of (120kg) by Shore Cast Solent Ltd. (early 2012)
Keel faired according to original drawings for Farr Design
Keel removed, checked and weighted (Early 2015)
Survey of the boat structure (Early 2015)
Topsides re-sprayed 2014
Every year: wet-sand hull, keel and rudder, tent and apply three coats of Nautix A4, once cured, sanded back to P1000 super racing finish
Rudder faired to templates as per Farr drawings
Rudder removed and roller bearings serviced (every year)

Rig

SPARS AND RIGGING
Rod rigging
Mast removed and rig checked and dye pen tested in 2015
Carbon pole and bowsprit
PBO Backstay (changed in June 2015)
Gooseneck reinforced with wire inserts

WINCHES
2 x Lewmar two speed, self-tailing genoa winches
2 x Lewmar two speed, self-tailing spinnaker winches with speed ring

RUNNING RIGGING
Mainsheet replaced in 2015
New 2:1 Main Sail halyard in 2015
New steering ropes changed in 2015
New starboard spinnaker halyard for high load in SK90 to Code 0 furler
All running gear optimized for racing

SAIL INVENTORY
All sails are from North Sails

MAINSAILS
Main Offshore 2013 - 680 (70:30 Aramid/Carbon) 2 reefs, single taffeta sided
Main Offshore: 2007
Dacron (white) Main

JIBS
Jib #1 Light (non overlap) 3DL
Jib #1 Light - 860M 3DL (Overlapping Jib)
Jib #1 Light 3DL (Overlapping Jib)
Jib #2 Medium /Heavy 3DL (non overlap)
Jib #1 Medium /Heavy 3DL (Overlapping Jib)
Jib #1 Medium - 860M 3DL (Overlapping Jib)
Jib #1 Medium - 600S 3DL (Overlapping Jib)
Jib #1 Medium / Heavy - Radial (Overlapping Jib)
Jib #2 Heavy 600S w/ TC film 3DL
Jib #3 3DL
Jib #4 3DL 50:50 Carbon/Aramid
Jib Top (non overalp)
Jib Top (Overlapping Jib)

SPINNAKERS
S2 - Spi Light / 115m2 / Mast head / White - Nylon Gradient Superkote SK 75
S2 - Spi Light / 110m2 / Mast head / White
S3 - Spi Medium / 110 m2 / Mast head - Nylon Gradient Superkote 90 (0.75Oz)
S4 - Spi Heavy / Fractional / Red - 4S Gradient Cut - Nylon 1.5Oz
A3 - Spi Medium / 98m2 / Mast head / White + Branded - Nylon Gradient Superkote 130
Code 0 / Karver furler

Accommodation

SLEEPS 10 IN 3 CABINS + SALOON BERTHS AND PIPECOTS
Two aluminium pipe cots added in aft cabins
One Head with Shower

SALOON
Heater
White faux leather bench seating
Saloon table
Chart table

GALLEY
12V Fridge
12V Freezer
Oven
Sink

Machinery

VOLVO PENTA D2/40HP ENGINE (NEW MAY 2017)
Last serviced 2019
Engine hours: 149h (March 2020)
Gori Race 2 blade folding propeller

ELECTRICS
1 + 4 Master Volt AGM (New 2017)
Alternator
Master Volt 240v battery charger
Shore power

TANKAGE
Fuel tank 135L
Water tanks 2 x 150L

WATER SYSTEM
Pressurised hot and cold water system

Inventory

NAVIGATION AIDS
B&G Hydra 2000
B&G remote vision
B&G Autopilot H3000 APC2
B&G H3000 Gyro compass
1x FFD with NMEA at chart table
3x FFDs in cockpit (2 at Helm, on the RHS side of companionway)
1x B&G H3000 Autopilot controller in cockpit
2x Wind Directions analogic screens in cockpit (At helm)
3x 20/20 on the mast
1x B&G GPS in cockpit
AIS Nauticast Transponder
1x GPS Navman Tracker 5430 Chartplotter at chart table
1x Navtex
1x Switch VHF/AIS
1x fixe VHF ICOM
1 switch VHF/Radio to external speakers
VHF cable replaced in 2014 with high-quality RG-8X cable
Radio Alpine with inside upgraded Alpine speakers
Serial plug for PC connection
1x Victron battery controller
1x Octofax battery controller
LEDs navigation lights masthead
LEDs navigation lights at deck level
External waterproof 12V plug for battery-powered torchlight

GROUND TACKLE
2 x CQR 35lbs Plough Anchor with chain and warp
Lewmar Electric Windlass

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Heavy-duty fenders
Carbon wheel (stainless steel wheel available as a back up)
Bowsprit (and bobstay cable)
Extension of the carbon pole to STL = 4.75m (from STL is 4.54) to match the bowsprit length
New open pulpit
Bespoke Teak foot holder for helm upwind
2 pad eyes added for Code 0 sheet angle in line with the roof winches on both side
Creation of an aluminum frame to fit 2x batteries under the table, just above the keel, plus new wiring.
In-hauler system added with extra jammers and the appropriate block cascade to allow for nonoverlapping configuration
Scale with numbers on the Mainsheet traveler
Jib tack pad eye replaced for a wider one in order to facilitate jib peels
Both Chain plates/hull connection (Port and Starboard side) re-enforced
4 clipping points in the cockpit
Forepeak hatch replaced in 2014
Teak spinnaker pole holder on the deck (starboard side)
Two hand bilges pumps (one external by the steering wheel, one inside in the Starboard aft cabin)
Battery wood box created under the saloon table to move the batteries weight above the keel (Service bank No2)
Batteries Service bank No1 moved behind the table instead of under the stairs (to move the weight forward)
Change seacocks for racing seacocks (early 2015)

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
MOB safety system with 4 bracelets
2x 2KG extinguishers
8 people ISAF liferaft (Serviced 2019)
McMurdo G5 SmartFind EPIRB
Lifesling
Danbuoy
2x Lifebuoys
Fire Blanket

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