Boat Sales International

Beneteau First 38
£22,500.00 (Tax Not Applicable)


A very stylish cruiser racer with superb sailing characteristics!
This boat was featured in a "Yachting Monthly 100 point boat test" in 2011 (the sailing photos are from that test) and at the end of the test, they concluded
"she's was one of the best buys on the second-hand market" and its hard not to agree with them -This boat is really well priced and the owner will listen to sensible offers! 


  • Boat Make / Model: Beneteau First 38
  • Boat Length: 42.1 feet
  • Year: 1985
  • Located: Hamble
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine:  
  • Fuel Type:



Auto helm 7000 pilot

Echo sounder - 

Log Speed

Ratheon Riox radar

Yeoman GPS plotter

Garmin GPS plotter 

steering compass

Icom VHF


LOA. 12.25 (40ft 2in)

LWL 10.32 ( 33ft 8in)

Beam 3.90 (12ft 9in)

Shoal Draught  1.8  (5ft 10in)

Displacment 8,000kg

Ballast 3,000kg

Designer Jean Berret

Sails and rigging

Aluminum Mast 

Masthead Rig

S/Steel standing rigging 

Furling Genoa  

Cruising Chute

Downwind spinnaker 


(Together with some other older sails in storage) 

Deck Fittings and Equipment

Self-tailing Genoa Winches

Spinnaker  winches 

Spinnaker pole 

Stainless steel radar and aerial arch 

Plough anchor and chain 


Mainsail cover 

Teak on deck and cockpit 

S/steel bathing ladder 

Lazy Jacks

Integral transom gate  

Self-tailing halyard winch

Halyard winch

Halyard clutches 

Winches at mast 

Outboard bracket 

Pulpit/pushpit and lifeline on s/steel stanchions 

Engine and Technical

Perkins 50 HP Diesel

Fixed two blade propeller 

Water tank capacity 200 liters

Diesel tank capacity 159 liters

4 x 12 volt batteries (2x 120 and 2x 90) 

1822 hours on meter



The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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