Well specified and regularly maintained, this Lloyds registered Beneteau First 40.7 comes equipped with an extensive sail inventory and full integrated B&G performance instrumentation package and autopilot.
With a proven race record (2 time national champion), this boat has been with the same owners for over 12 years, lovingly looked after and spared no expense. Initially raced now used by the family.
Racing aficionados will not be disappointed with Bruce Farr & Associates' First 40.7 hull. It has an efficient layout, ergonomic cockpit, and impressive sail plan.
Structurally, only the best possible performance features have been adopted: injected carbon - vinylester rudder blade; composite rudder stock (with self-aligning upper and lower rudder bearings); and glassed inner structure for rigidity, weight saving, and optimal distribution of stresses from the rigging, keel, and helm. The large wheel is leather covered. The helmsman's seat is slatted teak.
The genoa has an efficient sheeting angle of 10 degrees and comes equipped with Lewmar racing ball bearing cars (the mainsail car is the same). The side decks are wide and almost level with extremely efficient nonskid, handrails are always within arms reach, and the foredeck is completely uncluttered.
The nav station has an expansive chart table and plenty of shelves and lockers - fine craftsmanship is evident throughout. The electronics panel is slightly curved for maximum instrument viewing. Behind the curved navigator's seat lies a storage shelf perfect for charts, binoculars, and gear.
To port, the L-shaped galley is ideal for cooking whether underway or at an anchorage. Galley equipment includes a stainless steel double sink with pressurized hot and cold water, a large 12V refrigerator, gimbaled stove, and plenty of space for storage.
The saloon is comfortable and is enhanced by plenty of light and ventilation. The settees invite the entire crew to relax, comfortably seating six around the inlaid table. The curved lockers and shelves behind the settees are not only elegant but thoroughly functional.
The head is to starboard and forward of the saloon. It is fully lined and fitted with a marine toilet, wash basin with shower unit, a hanging locker, and plenty of room for storage. Perfect for offshore racing or extended voyages.
the First 40.7 has three sleeping cabins, all with hanging lockers and plenty of shelves. The forward cabin has a private entrance to the head and is ventilated with a large overhead hatch. The two aft cabins also have plenty of ventilation and large berths that are produced in two parts so that leeboards can be installed.
9/10ths FRACTIONAL SLOOP RIG
Sparcraft anodised aluminium spars
Triple swept back spreaders
Dyneema running rigging
1x Harken Furling system
1x Harken Headsail Foil
2x Spinnaker pole (1x Carbon, 1x Aluminium)
Hydraulic Backstay tensioner
German mainsheet system
Modified pole up-haul exit.
IJPE : 800.50 sq ft
I : 51.50 ft
J : 14.42 ft
P : 48.75 ft
E : 17.58 ft
Working Sail Area : 892.00 sq ft
#1 Medium-Heavy Carbon Maxx (North 2004) – converted to furling.
#3 Vectran (Sobstad 2000)
Storm Jib – with fluorescent patch
Plastimo steering compass
B&G Hercules & performance processor
2 x B&G FFD at helm
2 x B&G FFD in cockpit
3 x B&G 20/20 displays at mast
1x B&G FFD as chart table
1x B&G H1000 at chart table
1x B&G CND Plotter – [available not installed]
B&G integrated autopilot with remote Clinometer & Trim sensors
Cockpit MOB panic button
Axiom – Handheld compass
Fully integrated PC (Seapro Lite installed)
Navtex Pro2 – with dedicated aerial
Garmin 162 internals GPS (switchable)
Evermore active GPS
Icom M421 DSC VHF radio
Icom HM-162 command mike in cockpit
Simrad HD52 DSC handheld (with cockpit GPS mount)
McMurdo GPS Epirb
Digital Yacht AIS transponder (dedicated antenna, external power and transmit switches)
Mast mounted mobile (GPRS) antenna