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2005 Beneteau First 31.7



2005 Beneteau First 31.7 Distinction, designed by Groupe Finot-Conq and based on the hull of the proven Figaro. A really well equipped cruiser / racer benefitting from a steady programme of maintenance and upgrades including new keel bolts in 2015. Hull last polished and antifouled in May 2017 and yacht now ready for immediate inspection in Guernsey.  

Basic Boat Info

Price: £35,000 (Sale Pending)
Tax Status: Paid
Make: Beneteau
Model: First 31.7
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 31'6 ft / 9.60 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3YM20
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 20hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2005


Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Sloop, Cruisers


Martin Lovell
Lovell Yachts Limited


Lovell Yachts Limited
Castle Emplacement St Peter Port
Guernsey, GB, GY1 1AU
Tel:+44 (0)1481 716880

  • Length overall: 31’6" (9.61 M)
  • Waterline length: 28’10” (8.80 M)
  • Beam: 10’7” (3.23 M)
  • Draft: 6’3” (1.90 M)
  • Displacement: 3600 Kg
  • Diesel: 6.5 Gal (30 Lt)
  • Fresh water: 35 Gal (160 Lt)
Mechanical and electrical
  • 20hp Yanmar 3YM20 diesel engine with saildrive and 2 bladed folding propeller
  • Full engine instrumentation and single lever control
  • S/s tiller steering with Wichard extension (re-bushed rudder bearings 2017)
  • 12 volt DC electrical system (3 batteries – new engine battery 2017) with isolator switches and chart table socket
  • 220 volt AC shore supply with interior sockets and battery charger
  • Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system (calorifier / immersion) with cockpit shower and sea water manual backup pump in galley
  • New seacocks (2014)
  • Quick electric anchor windlass
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Alpine stereo radio / CD / MP3 player with cabin / cockpit speakers
Spars and sails
  • Sparcraft double swept back spreader keel stepped mast, slab reefing boom and spinnaker pole
  • Selden extending bowsprit for asymmetric sails (2016)
  • Barton boomstrut (2016)
  • S/s standing rigging with Facnor jib furling / reefing system and adjustable backstay (new removable inner forestay in 2013 and forestay in 2014)
  • Running rigging (including new spinnaker sheets and guys in 2016) with controls led aft to cockpit
  • Cruising sail wardrobe includes 2005 North mainsail, Code 1, symmetric / asymmetric spinnakers, storm jib and 2013 Technique Voile furling genoa
  • Lightly used racing sail wardrobe includes Technique Voile carbon membrane mainsail, genoa, No 3 genoa and symmetric spinnaker
  • Harken 44S/T 2 speed primary / genoa sheet winches (2)
  • Harken 40S/T 2 speed halyard / spinnaker sheet winches (2) with Spinlock clutches (8) on coachroof
  • Boom cover (2016)
  • Genoa cover
  • Lazy jacks with mainsail stacking system / boom cover
  • Windex
Navigation equipment
  • Raymarine C80 GPS / chartplotter (mapping software updated in 2016)
  • Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot
  • Raymaine ST60 wind and Tridata speed / depthsounder
  • Radio Ocean RO4500 DSC VHF radio with mast head antenna
  • Handheld VHF radio
  • Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass
  • Navigation lights including mast head anchor light and red night light above chart table
  • Spacious pear-coloured Mukali interior with 1.82 M maximum headroom and 6 berths in 3 cabins including saloon
  • Forward cabin with “V” shaped double berth
  • Open plan saloon with dinette arrangement forward (2 settee / sea berths with lee cloths)
  • Chart table / navigation station to starboard
  • Heads compartment aft of chart table with Jabsco marine toilet and wash hand basin / shower
  • Good sized galley to rear of saloon on port side equipped with s/s sink, gimballed Eno 2 burner gas hob / oven and Frigoboat chest fridge
  • Access to aft cabin with large double berth
  • Opening ports and deck hatches provide adequate ventilation
  • Companionway steps over engine compartment up to self-draining cockpit with teak seats, portable table and 2 adjustable s/s footholds for helmsman
  • Integral bathing platform with folding boarding ladder
  • Ample stowage throughout yacht including hanging wardrobes in both cabins and cockpit lazarette / sail locker
  • 4 man valise offshore liferaft (2015)
  • Crewsaver MOB rescue sling (2015)
  • Eval Safety Cord throwing line
  • Lifebelt with light (2 x 2015)
  • Inflatable Danbuoy (2015)
  • Webbing jack stays
  • Seago 270 inflatable tender (2015) with 2 hp 4 stroke Honda outboard motor
  • Outboard motor storage bracket in cockpit lazarette
  • Anchor with chain and warp (2)
  • Warps and fenders
  • S/s bow protector
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Sprayhood
  • Boat hook

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.

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