Beneteau First 285, 1989, Lake Hartwell, Hartwell, Georgia, $25,000, price reduced 12/5/07 to $24,000, sold 2/20/08
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1989 Beneteau First 285
Fractional rig sail boat with a wing keel.
Facnor R150 roller furling system, 140% Genoa that has Sunbrella protection so it can be left on the furler.
jib that is about a 100% to 110%
one Mainsail with partial battens and a Sunbrella mainsail cover.
Volvo Penta Inboard diesel engine, which has had little use and is in great shape. The engine has had a new circulating pump and a new intake pump installed recently for the cooling system.
fully enclosed head complete with it's own sink and shower and a pressurized water system with a water heater.
galley includes a sink with both manual and pressurized faucets.
very large ice box with drain
stove that pivots as you heel
plenty of cabinets for storage.
vberth, two settees, and an aft berth. The vberth and aft berth both have privacy doors and the aft berth has a hanging closet.
set up for shore power and has several 110 outlets throughout.
navigation station and a nice factory control panel.
folding table in the living area, wood floors throughout, and lots of wood accents.
two forward hatches and three opening ports so the ventilation is good.
On deck, all lines are led aft to be controlled from the cockpit. I've easily singlehanded this boat on several occasions, even in races.
self-tailing Lewmar winches and Lewmar clutches.
self bailing cockpit
manual bilge pump and an automatic electric bilge pump
Raytheon Tri-Data which delivers speed, depth, water temp, race timers, and a few other functions
Magna stainless steel gas grill
folding swim ladder
The boat is located on Lake Hartwell and is actively used.
Please mark my Beneteau First 285 as sold. I needed to move it quick so I put it up for auction on ebay and sold it there. I've had five people to contact me from your website after I had sold the boat, of course that's just my luck. Thank you for all that you do.
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