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1987 Beneteau First 285

Ferry Nab, Cumbria

£18,995

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. 

Basic Boat Info

Price: £18,995
Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Ruby
Make: Beneteau
Model: First 285
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Groupe Finot
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Winged Keel

Dimensions

Length: 28'9 ft / 8.77 m
Length Overall: 28'9 ft / 8.77 m
Beam: 9'10 ft / 3.00 m
Max Draft: 3'11 ft / 1.20 m
Min Draft: 3'11 ft / 1.20 m
Displacement: 2,794 kg
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: 2001
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 9hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade
  • Year: 1987

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 27 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 70 L
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity:

Other

Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Daysailers, Cruisers

Contact

Master User
Maiden Marine

Office

Maiden Marine
Ferry Nab Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria, GB, LA23 3JH
Tel:+44 (0)1539 488050
Disclaimer
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.


Construction

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. 

Mechanics

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.

Rigging and Sails

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:

  • Furling Genoa 
  • Mainsail 

Both sails are said to be in "average condition".

 

Accommodation

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.

Inventory

Well equipped for the lake the inventory includes:

  • Depth sounder
  • Log
  • Windex
  • Compass
  • Anchor, chain & warp
  • Bilge pump
  • Navigation lights
  • Radio / CD
  • Fenders & warps
  • Spray hood
  • Dodgers
  • Cabin heating
  • Boathook
  • Boarding ladder
  • SBS Launching trolley
Disclaimer
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.
Additional Contact Information

Available to view. Please contact Maiden-Marine on 015394 88050 to arrange an appointment.


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