The Beneteau First 285 is cracking family sailing yacht from this famous French yard. Great first yacht with accommodation for six people in 2 double cabins and the saloon.
Comes with an SBS launching trolley.
Available to view. Please contact Maiden-Marine on 015394 88050 to arrange an appointment.
GRP Hull, deck and superstructure. Stainless pull-pit and push-pit fittings connected by twin guard-wires. Alloy toe rail. Wing Keel (1.2m draft) and spade rudder with tiller steering.
Volvo 2001 9hp inboard diesel engine. Two blade fixed pitch prop. 2 x 12V batteries charged via engine alternator. 27 litre fuel tank 70 litre fresh water tank.
Fractional rigged Bermudan sloop with deck stepped alloy mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging and Terylene running rigging. Slab reefed main with Lazy Jack bag and furling Genoa.
The sail wardrobe includes:
Both sails are said to be in "average condition".
Ruby has 5 adult berths and a shorter child's berth in two cabins and the saloon. The fore-cabin has a double V-berth with infill, one full length and one short settee berth in the main saloon and a generous double aft cabin with hanging locker.
The galley, to port, comes equipped with pressurised cold water, two burner gas hob, grill and oven mounted on gimballs, stainless sink, cool box and a variety of storage lockers.
To starboard there is a rear facing chart table with electronics panel. The separate heads compartment has a sea toilet with holding tank and a wash basin.
Diesel cabin heating greatly extends the comfortable use of the boat into the colder months.
Well equipped for the lake the inventory includes: