10/23/07,

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.
  • wheel steering.
  • 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.
  • adjustable backstay
  • boom vang
  • whisker pole
  • 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.

    Hey David,
    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.
    Jeremy
    Hartwell, Georgia

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