Ipswich Suffolk UK
The Jean Berret designed Beneteau First 32s5 was designed as a cruiser/racer with sparkling performance. Easy to handle and with stylish accommodation by Philippe Starck, they now make superb fast cruisers well suited to family sailing. This example has previously competed a transatlantic, further underlining the marques all-round capability.
Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||6 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||8 knots|
|Length over all:||31' 9"|
|Length at waterline:||27' 10"|
|Maximum draft:||4' 5"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Winged Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||70 Litres|
|Water capacity:||150 Litres|
Located behind the companionway, Volvo MD2020 three cylinder 19hp diesel engine. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to two bladed propeller. 70 litre fuel capacity in plastic tank. Single lever control. The engine was last serviced April 2018.
Built in 1989 by Beneteau to a design by Jean Berret. White GRP hull. Alloy toe rail. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck. Spade rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit. Shallow draft cast iron wing keel.
The layout offers up to six berths with two double sleeping cabins separate from the man accommodation. In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Hanging locker. In saloon, two settee berths. Opening hatch to deck. Fixed table with drop leaves. Chart table to starboard with galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Twin stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurised water system. 150 litre freshwater capacity. Refrigerator. Separate heads to port with marine toilet,shower and washbasin. Wet hanging locker. Aft cabin to port with large double berth and stowage under. Radio/CD.
Anchor with chain and warp
Self draining anchor stowage locker (anchor windlass not working)
Cockpit spray dodgers with boat name
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Various warps and fenders
Fractional rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast (2014) and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2014). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail. Headsail furling system. Lines led aft to cockpit. Two sheet winches. Two halyard winches. The boat was dismasted in 2014, no damage to the hull, and the mast and rigging replaced by Riggers-UK following an insurance claim.
Raymarine Bidata depth, boatspeed and log
Clipper windspeed and direction
Simrad RD68 VHF radio
Handheld VHF radio
Garmin 128 GPS
Lowrance HD55 chart plotter
Masthead and deck level navigation lights
Various paper charts
2 x 12 volt batteries
Cockpit harness points
Various lifejackets and harnesses
Manual bilge pump
First aid kit
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General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner s specific needs.