Tidy example of the popular First 24. Nimble sailing performance with good accommodation for a boat of this size. Aft double cabin and open plan saloon leading to forepeak double berth. Separate heads. Yamaha 8hp outboard and a number of solar panels to keep the battery charged. Ideal first "big boat" for a couple or young family.
Price reduced for a quick sale.
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GRP Hull, deck and superstructure with lifting keel operated by a worm drive mechanism located on the table in saloon.
Transom hung blade rudder with tiller steering.
First Away's auxiliary power comes from a Yamaha 8hp outboard engine, situated in the cockpit well with separate fuel tank, three blade, high thrust propeller. Single lever engine control mounted in cockpit giving forward and reverse.
1 x 12v battery (new 2017) charged by alternator from engine and solar panels. 12v cabin and navigation lights.
Bermudan 7/8th fractional rig with deck-stepped aluminium mast. Alloy spars and stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging.
Slab reefing mainsail system, with two reefs, roller furling genoa and gennaker. All sails were new in 2006 are said to be in good condition, with a small repair needed to the gennaker.
Five berths in two-cabin layout. One large double in aft cabin, one double in open plan fore peak and one small single in saloon.
Separate galley area on port side with Origo two-burner spirit hob, stainless steel sink with pressurised cold water, Dometic coolbox powered from the battery, and ample stowage space.
Enclosed heads area on starboard side of companionway has a sea toilet with holding tank and vanity unit.
Habitent gives good covering for the cockpit and creates an 'extra room'.