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1990 Beneteau First 285

Beaulieu, Hampshire

£21,950

Ladybird is a shoal winged keel version of the popular Beneteau First 285 performance cruiser. Ladybird herself has never been raced ( she has no spinnaker gear ) and is in lovely condition for a 1990 boat. Interior joinery, cushions and mattresses are all excellent. 18hp Volvo inboard diesel engine with shaft drive and 2 blade propeller. ( Engine overhauled and serviced in 2020.) Hull just antifouled. Replacement Lewmar hatches, tinted portlights and windows have just been fitted making her ready for the season ahead.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Ladybird
Make: Beneteau
Model: First 285
Year: 1990
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Jean-Marie Finot
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Winged Keel

Dimensions

Length: 28'2 ft / 8.58 m
Length Overall: 28'2 ft / 8.58 m
Beam: 9'10 ft / 3.00 m
Max Draft: 3'11 ft / 1.20 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Fuel: Diesel

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 70 L

Other

Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers

Contact

William Rhys-Jones
BH Boat Sales

Office

BH Boat Sales
BH Boat Sales Bucklers Hard Yacht Harbour
Beaulieu, Hampshire, GB, SO42 7XB
Tel:+44 (0)1590 616316


Dimensions

LOA: 28'2" (8.58m) 
Beam: 9'10" (3.00m)
Max Draft: 3'8" (1.2m)

CONSTRUCTION

White GRP hull and superstructure.Tiller steering.Shoal wing keel.

MECHANICS

Volvo 2002 18hp diesel. Shaft Drive. 2 bladed propeller, fixed. Engine overhauled and serviced in 2020. New exhaust and battery fitted at the same time.

SAILS & CANVAS

Main, in good condition.

Furling Genoa, in good condition.

Spare non-furling headsail, in reasonable condition.

Sprayhood, in good condition.

RIG

Aluminium mast and boom.

WINCHES
2 x Lewmar 30ST and 2 x Lewmar 16.Winch handle.
LAYOUT

6 berths in 2 cabins and the saloon.

Heads compartment with Jabsco WC, basin and pressurised cold water.

Galley with gas oven with 2 ring hob ( in good condition ), large coolbox and sink with pressurised cold water.

NAV EQUIPMENT

Plastimo compass

Digital depth and log in cockpit.

DECK EQUIPMENT

20lb CQR anchor, chain, warp.

Horseshoe lifebuoy, new 2020.

Back stay tensioner

Tiller extension

Whisper pole

2x boat hooks

Masthead VHF aerial and lead to chart table.

Large cockpit locker

2 x gas cylinders

Main halyard lead aft to the cockpit

New mainsheet (2020 )

New Kicker ( 2020 )

Antifouled ( 2021 )

Boarding ladder on transom

Warps and fenders.

OWNERS COMMENTS

Ladybird is in good condition for her age, especially her interior mattresses and woodwork. Only 2 owners from new. Solent sailing only, never raced. Great sailing performance for the size of yacht. Rates well for club races and Round The Island, if you do wish to race. There is an active local Beneteau Owners Association. Ready to sail away.

DISCLAIMER

BH Boat Sales offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


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