25ft Beneteau First 25,1981

Price Details

Price: £4,950 GBP
Location: Heybridge Basin, nr Maldon, CM9 Essex GB
Make: Beneteau
Year: 1981
Condition: Fair
Category: Sail
Class: Racers and Cruisers
Keel Type: Fin Keel


A Beneteau First 25. An early model of these popular GRP sail cruisers. Easy to handle, a stable first sail boat yet very capable, good for for coastal waters.

Fin keel  with auxiliary power,  an outboard sited in well, 10hp Tohatsu. Roomy interior, offering 5 berths in 2 cabins.
She requires some cosmetic attention, otherwise in the water, tidy and good to go.


Nominal Length: 7.62m
Length Overall: 7.52m
Length At Water Line: 2.13m

Beam: 2.92m
Max Draft: 1.24m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 5ltrs
Water Tank Capacity: 15ltrs, in plastic containers, water tank not used in present ownership
Displacement: 1800kgs
Cruising Speed: 5knots
Engine Power: 8hp
Number of Engines: 1 x outboard


Berths: 5
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4


Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Jean Marie Finot (Group Finot)
Boat Name: Suchina


Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 8: knots


Engine Model: Tohatsu
Fuel Type: unleaded
Tohatsu 8hp, 4 stroke petrol, 2012, outboard sited in a well with lid.
5ltrs remote  plastic fuel tank.


Moulded GRP. Open aft cockpit. all moulded seating which open up to two large stowage lockers.
Long Rudder blade hung from the transom.
Ballast in the fin keel / encapsulated within the form of the vessel.


Double berth in the fore peak., Forehatch over. Head compartment amidships with a sink, with manual pump tap,

a mirrored vanity unit to port, a Jabsco sea toilet starboard. A zip up stowage cabinet behind the unit.
Textile covered berth cushioning. 12v cabin lighting. In the saloon. 5ft 6ins Headroom. Opopsing settee berths, starboard settee extends

out to form a double berth and the portside is a single berth. GRP Formed stowage lockers beneath the berths.
Aft either side of the companionway step, a chart table and navigation station, starboard.

To port there is a formed sink with manual tap (not used) and a cool box A double gas burner hob with grill.(unused), single butane camping ring used.
Hung on  the forward bulkhead is a fold down and out dining table.
A large storage area in what would be the engine space.
2 x Clear Perspex washboards . An open formed cockpit with slatted topped seating/ stowage lockers.


Fenders and mooring warps.

Sails & Rig:

Deck stepped alloy mast and boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging
Synthetic running rigging
Dolphin made Main sail, 10 years old , No: 1 Genoa, No:2 and a No: 3,  Jibs and a spinnaker (sails unchecked)
Mainsail is bent on boom, a canvas main sail cover.
Halyard winch , 2 x sheet winches

Navigation Equipment:

Tiller steering
Bulkhead mounted: Compass, Raymarine echo sounder and log
Hand bearing compass
Navico VHF radio with external speaker.
Windvane at masthead
Clock and barometer
Navigation lights, steaming and tri -colour masthead light and anchor light.

Safety Equipment:

Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit.
Guard wires and stanchions.
Bilge pump leads to engine space under the cockpit.
Horseshoe lifebuoy and s/s rack attached to push pit.
Fixed boarding ladder to her transom.
Fire extinguisher (dates unchecked)

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