1983 Beneteau First 38

Added 18 October, 2012

About this Sailboat:

Designed by Bruce Farr and built in Le Reims France. The interior furniture is mostly constructed of marine ply with teak veneer trimmed with solid rosewood. The cabin sole is marine ply with teak and holly veneer. The cabinitry is well designed and solidly built.
Cast Iron Keel
Perkins Diesel 4-108M RWC 50hp
Fuel: 60 Gal.- Stainless Steel
Sleeps eight. Vee berth forward, enclosed head with pressure water shower and vanity next aft to port, hanging locker opposite to starboard. The galley is next aft to port, nav station opposite to starboard. Two double cabins are further aft, one to port, the other to starboard with a small enclosed head between the cabins, aft of the engine compartment.
The large U-shaped galley is aft to port and features a two burner Electrolux propane stove with oven, large ice box with a NorCold 12 volt refrigeration system, and large double stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressure water and foot pump.
Flag blue hull. Cloud white deck and boot stripes, black bottom paint, Double lifelines, Two 35lb CQR anchors and one 45lb Bruce anchor, Spade Ruder, Radial open cable steering, Drippless Seals, Bronze ball valve through hulls, Three Lewmar overhead hatches, one over forward cabin, one over forward head, and one over main cabin, Five Goiot opening ports, Teak cockpit decking and cockpit grating,

Equipment on Board:

Comnav 1101 linear drive hydraulic autopilot, Garmin 128 onboard GPS, Magellan Backup GPS, Furuno 1621 M2 Radar, ICOM M700Pro SSB Radio, Horizon VHF Radio, Horizon Handheld Backup VHF, Horizon Speed, Wind, and Depth gauges, Toshiba onboard Nav computer with Capn Voyager and Fugawi ENC Software, electronic charts for the entire globe both raster and vector, Samsung 15″ lcd flatscreen TV on aluminum articulating arm, JVC CD r/rw DVD r/rw car stereo, Curtis VHS DVD Player, QLogic surround sound system, 2 Poly Planar Marine 6×9 3 way speakers in cockpit, High Power Marine Wifi Aentena
9 Lewmar winches, Profurl Roller Furling, Lewmar Windlass
2004 Ulman dacron cruising Main and Genoa
160% spare Genoa
Storm Gib
Masthead Spinaker
8D sealed gel cell as main battery bank, 6D and 2 marine deep cycle starting batteries as backup bank. Amptech 60 Amp high powered alternator, Balmar Computerized Battery Regulator, AirX Marine wind generator, DieHard AC Battery Charger, Honda 2000iu gasoline generator, Xantrex Pro 1800watt pure sinewave inverter, Weems&Plath breakers and gauges, Labcraft 12 volt flourescent lighting, GoldStar Air Conditioning.
Emergency Tiller, Jacklines, Harness/CO2LifeJackets with 6′ teathers, Sea Anchor and Drogues, 3 Bilge Pumps, Gusher Pump In cockpit locker, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, 5 Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Propane and Diesel Cutoff, 6 person Zodiac Offshore Liferaft, 401 EPIRB, Pelican ditch bag, Signal Flag Kit, Solas Flare Kit and orange floating smoke grenades, 6 round 12 gauge Mossberg tactical grip short barrel shotgun.
8 foot Caribe V to flat step hardbottom inflatable dingy with Yamaha 9.9 horsepower 2 cycle outboard.

Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
Beneteau First 38
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