Beneteau First 456

54,950 Tax Paid | Plymouth United Kingdom
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Summary

  • Make Beneteau
  • Model First 456
  • Year 1985
  • LOA 46ft/14m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • 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 24046
  • Name Bellone

Overview

Beneteau First 456 built in 1985 - Inspired by the Swan 45 One design, the 456 is still a very capable and comfortable performance cruiser from the Frers drawing board. This particular First 456 has the taller rig and the accommodation has been adapted from the three cabin and three heads layout She has seen many upgrades over the years including a retractable bow thruster, electric winch, AIS, autopilot, liferaft and much more.
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 1985 to designs of German Frers
Fin keeled performance yacht commissioned in 1987
British Registry Part 1
Last out of water Feb. 2019 - antifouled, new anodes, cutlass bearing replaced

CONSTRUCTION
GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Teak laid cockpit seats and floor
Osmosis treatment 2003
Fin Keel

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

MASTHEAD RIG (TALL VERSION)
Triple set of aluminium spars
19x1 stainless steel standing rigging
Polyester halyards and running rigging
Backstays
Running backstays
Removable inner forestay
Spinnaker pole
Lazy jacks
Stackpack mainsail cover
Harken MKIII furler
Adjustable backstay

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

SAILS
Serviced by Westaway Sails Feb 2018
Forward sailstore in bow

North Norlam racing main (1998)
North Norlam racing genoa (1998)
North Nylon 0.75oz cruising spinnaker
Doyle Nylon 1.5oz radial spinnaker (1999)
BMS spinnaker
Doyle dacron 109% cruising rolling genoa (2001)
Delivery cruising genoa with hanks
Lee No3 Gib
Lee No4 Gib
Lee Storm Gib


Accommodation

SLEEPS EIGHT IN 3 THREE CABINS PLUS SALOON

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

AFT CABINS
2 x aft cabins both with double berths (Port aft cabin currently converted into additional galley)
Aft cabins both with private ensuite with WC, handbasin and shower

GALLEY
Located aft to port, equipped with:
Eno fan oven / Panasonic microwave with hood
2 x 12v / 24ov fridges
2 x stainless steel sinks
Waeco chest freezer
Saltwater foot pump

SALOON
U-shaped settee around a dropleaf table with seating opposite.

Complete interior re-upholstery in 2004 with all new cushions (special water and stain proof material)
2 x sea berths in saloon

Machinery

PERKINS 50 HP FOUR CYLINDER DIESEL ENGINE
Last serviced March 2016
Engine top-end overhaul 2016
Cruising speed 7 kts
Max speed 8 kts
Shaft drive to three bladed folding propeller
Fresh water cooled
Side-Power SR80 / 185T retractable bow thruster - control at binnacle (serviced Jan 2018)

ELECTRICS
1 x engine battery (NEW 2019)
3 x service batteries 12v 140 Ah (NEW 2016)
Mastervolt 40-amp battery charger with consumer unit
Complete new electrical switch panel in 2009
RCD and additional shore-power sockets
Battery monitor
Electronic earth cleaning device (supplementary to anodic system)
Shore power and cable
Wifi + aerial

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:
Garmin 12" GPS chartplotter + G2 bluewater charts for Spain, France, English Channel and Scandinavia
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot
Raymarine ST60 multi
NASA Marine Target Navtex Pro
Garmin GPS120
ICOM IC-M59 Euro VHF

At Helm:
Garmin GPSmap 4012 mounted in Scanstrut pod with repeater at Chart Table
Raymarine ST60 wind, speed + depth
Echopilot depth sounder
Raymarine ST6001 autopilot repeated at nav station with S100 remote control
Plastimo steering compass

Portable VHF radio
AIS receiver linked to GPS plotter
New masthead anemometer

GROUND TACKLE
New Delta 20kg anchor and 60m x 10mm calibrated chain
Kedge with warp
Maxwell HRC 10-10 electric anchor windlass (NEW 2016)

GENERAL EQUIPMENT
Bathing ladder
Warps and fenders (8 recent fenders)
Clock and barometer
Panasonic stereo
Toolkit
Original Beneteau cutlery & melamine crockery
Sprayhood
Full length cockpit enclosure with removable side curtains
Bimini
Wheel cover
Sail covers
Four full-length cockpit cushions
Large cockpit table + small table (fixed)
Suzumar inflatable dinghy
Honda 2.3HP 4-stroke outboard on pushpit bracket
KVH TracVision M2 satellite television receiver unit
30" Samsung flat screen television in saloon
18" Samsung flatscreen television in forecabin
Panasonic home cinema surround sound system
Sony DVD player / recorder
Mobile air-con unit
Delonghi dehumidifier

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Seago 4-man valise liferaft (last serviced Jan 2016 - next service due Jan 2019)
Pushpit, pulpit and guard wire including side gates (all guardwires replaced in 2006)
2 x fire extinguishers (date unknown)
2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys with lights
Danbuoy
HSB inflatable lifebuoy
MOB sling
Gas alarm system
Radar reflector

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