This 1982 Beneteau First 28 is an easy to handle family sailing boat. Her inventory includes a (2004) 20HP Beta diesel engine with only 480hrs approx., furling genoa, six berths, colour chartplotter, VHF, tiller-pilot and more! She represents excellent value for money.
Build No. 310
GRP hull and deck with iron fin keel
Spade rudder with tiller steering.
"National Masts" La Rochelle Alloy mast with a single set of spreaders
Recent "Selden" main boom with single line reefing
1 x 19 Stainless steel standing rigging
Forestay wire replaced in 2015
Rope running rigging leads aft to the cockpit
Slab reefing Mainsail in good condition
Lazybag and lazyjacks
Furling Genoa in good condition
Cruising Spinnaker in very good condition
Two other headsails
Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails
Stem head fitting with bow roller
Anchor, chain, warp, fenders and mooring lines,
Four mooring cleats
5 x Lewmar Winches
Tiller with extension
Teak slats on the cockpit seats
Outboard engine bracket on the pushpit
FORWARD CABIN double berth with opening deck hatch, shelving and storage under the berth
HEADS to port (just aft of the forward cabin) with a marine toilet and wash-hand basin opposite to starboard.
SALOON Two settee berths (leather upholstery), port berth can convert to a double berth, saloon table with folding leafs, storage lockers, storage under the settees and opening deck hatch.
GALLEY to port, with a two burner gas cooker, stainless steel sink with cold water via foot pump, cool box and storage lockers.
NAV. STATION to starboard, comes with a forward facing chart table and a quarter berth
Teak and holly sole.
1 x 2014 12V. Battery
1 x 2016 12V. Battery
"Plastimo" Bulkhead Compass
Compact SX-25 VHF
"Autohelm" AH800 Tiller-pilot
Garmin GPSmap 550s Colour Chartplotter
Clock and Barometer
Transom mounted stainless steel swim/boarding ladder
(2014) Manual bilge pump
2016 Rudder Bushings
LED lighting in the saloon
Engine anode 2017
2017 Cutlass bearing
2017 Sea cock
Section of exhaust hose replaced in 2017
Wintered ashore every winter.
Three owners from new.
"Sarsfield" has the advantage of a 2008 engine. She is in good condition for year.