Ever popular lift keel Beneteau First 25.7 pocket yacht with diesel engine five berths and a separate heads. Sold by us new to her current owner & recently sailed round Britain, single-handed. VAT paid. Hull just polished. Designed by Group Finot and built by Beneteau in 2005.
Grey GRP hull with white GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit.Moulded non-slip deck surfaces. Teak laid cockpit seats. GRP inner moulding with varnished fruitwood joinery. Cast iron lifting keel with worm gear mechanism. Twin lifting rudders with tiller steering and RWO tiller extension. Keel mechanism serviced 2014.
Nanni 2.50HE 14 HP twin cylinder diesel engine.Fresh water cooling with heat exchanger and wet exhaust. Flex mounts. Electric start. Single lever controls. Direct shaft drive to a two blade folding propeller through a reduction gearbox with reverse. Regularly serviced, Recent new heat exchanger & water pump.
30 litres fuel in plastic tank
40 litres fresh water in plastic tank
12 volt system – 2 x 12v 70ah lead acid batteries charged by engine driven alternator. 12v lighting throughout. 2 x 12v sockets at chart table.
Tri-colour navigation light at masthead.
BMI Battery monitor at Chart table.
Solar Panel on companionway hatch.Inverter
240 volt system – Shore lead to loose RCB with two sockets.
Fractional sloop. Silver anodised alloy, deck stepped, swept spreader mast and slab reefing boom. Original 1 x 19 stainless steel wire standing rigging with adjustable backstay tackle. Headsail furling gear. Extending asymmetric pole. Terylene running rigging with controls led back to cockpit.
Alloy headsail sheet tracks with adjustable roller cars. Removable mainsheet track in cockpit with traveller and adjusting tackles.
2 x Harken 16ST sheet / halyard winches on coachroof – recently serviced.
Mainsail - slab reefing.
Roller furling Genoa with grey sacrificial strip. New 2013
Grey Stackpack type mainsail cover with lazy jacks by Lonton & Gray. New 2013
Asymmetric Spinnaker & Snuffer by Quantum.
Plastimo bulkhead compass.
Raymarine ST40 Bidata combined speed & depth
Raymarine GPS Plotter
Garmin GPS 152
Simrad RD68 VHF radio with cockpit speaker, masthead & emergency aerial.
AIS radar receiver
Wiring only for tiller pilot.
Five berth in two cabins. Cream vinyl upholstery in saloon. Striped upholstery in fore cabin & curtains. Good headroom in saloon.
Forecabin with V berth and stowage bags port and starboard.
Sliding door to full width Heads with GRP wash basin, cold manual fresh water pump, Jabsco sea toilet and hanging locker.
Sliding door to Saloon with settee berths to port and starboard (port has trotter box forward, starboard converts to a double) with good stowage below. Midships drop leaf table and keel lifting mechanism. Sony radio/CD player with two speakers.
Barometer & Clock.
Chart table at aft end of starboard berth.
Galley to port with GRP sink, foot operated cold fresh water pump, cool box, independent single burner gas cooker with internal gas canister, storage lockers. Beneteau Crockery and cutlery.
Stainless steel stemhead fitting, pulpit, stanchions, stanchion bases, quarter guards, stern swim ladder and grab handle on stern. 4 x alloy mooring cleats. Teak toe rail. GRP companionway hatch. Opening and fixed deck hatches.
Teak laid cockpit seats. Two large cockpit lockers. 2 x winch handle pockets. Mooring warps and fenders. Brittany anchor with chain and warp stowed in draining anchor locker.
Manual bilge pump
1 x Fire Blanket 1 x Fire Extinguisher
The Beneteau First 25.7 with its lift keel, twin rudders and fractional rig is a fast and very easily handled yacht, equally at home cruising with the family or chasing round the cans. The accommodation is spacious for a yacht of this size with four decent berths, a good size head, navigation station and small galley. The twin cylinder fresh water cooled diesel providing smooth power.
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information enclosed and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8SA