Beneteau FIRST 456

65,000 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 - A powerful cruiser from the Frers drawing board. This particular First 456 is the three cabin and three heads layout. She has seen many upgrades over the years including a bow thruster, electric winch, AIS, autopilot, liferaft and much more. Inspired by the Swan 45 One design, the 456 is till a competent cruiser!
Please contact Ancasta Plymouth 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

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)
Aluminium spars
19x1 stainless steel standing rigging
Polyester halyards and running rigging
Backstays
Emergency forestay
Spinnaker pole
Lazy jacks
Stackpack mainsail cover
Harken furling head foil

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

SAILS
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
Dressing table and seat to starboard
Ensuite heads, electric WC, hand basin and shower

AFT CABINS
2 x aft cabins both with double berths
Both with private ensuite with WC, handbasin and shower

GALLEY
Located aft to port, equipped with:
Fan oven / microwave with hood
2 x ice boxes one with gas refrigerator unit
2 x stainless steel sinks
12V / 240V fridge
Chest freezer

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 bow thruster (hydraulic retractable unit) - control at binnacle (serviced Jan 2018)

ELECTRICS
1 x engine battery (NEW 2016)
3 x service batteries (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

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
Garmin radar (linked to chartplotter with radar overlay facility)
Yeoman chartplotter (under table digitiser)
Portable VHF radio
AIS receiver linked to GPS plotter
WiFi
New masthead anemometer

HELM
Plastimo steering compass
Raymarine ST60 wind, speed and depth
Emergency echo sounder
Echopilot
Raymarine ST6001+ autopilot repeated at nav station with remote control

CHART TABLE
Garmin 12" GPS chartplotter + G2 bluewater charts for Spain, France, English Channel and Scandinavia
Garmin GPS 120
Icom IC-59 VHF
Navtex pro ST60 Multi

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
Pushpit, pulpit and guard wire (all guardwires replaced in 2006)
Swimming ladder
Warps and fenders (8 recent fenders)
Clock and barometer
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
Suzumar inflatable dinghy
Honda 2.3HP 4-stroke outboard
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)
2 x fire extinguishers (date unknown)
2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys with lights
Danbuoy
MOB sling
Gas alarm

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