Description: Beneteau First 35 QUALITY CRUISER/RACER IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
With its sophisticated modern styling, impressive performance on the race course, and full suite of cruising comforts, its little wonder why the Beneteau First 35 has proven to be so highly sought after! The design received many awards shortly after its launch, recognising it as the epitome of the true cruiser/racer concept. Highly competitive on IRC and ORC, the design regularly features on the podium, and with its excellent stability and manageability, has even been utilised for the ever growing double handed market. The vessel seamlessly transitions to a luxurious family cruiser, with all the features and comforts of larger cruising yachts. This vessel is an excellent example of the design and has been well maintained through out its life. It has also been significantly upgraded including a NEW 2021 TRI-RADIAL DACRON MAINSAIL, NEW 2021 TRI-RADIAL DACRON NO. 3 HEADSAIL, NEW 2023 TACTICK ANEMOMETER, NEW 2016 RUDDER BEARINGS, AND NEW 2018 HOUSE AND ENGINE START BATTERIES. Having been freshly antifouled NOV 2023, this vessel is ready for a Summer of sailing!
Stepping inside, the superb Ash timber and white finishes create a light and modern ambience. There is a generous central folding leaf dinette, with seating for 6 in comfort on the neatly upholstered settees. The well appointed galley is to port and is very well set up for weekends away cruising in comfort! It features a large top loading fridge, 2 burner gas stove with oven, stainless steel sink with H/C pressurised water, and plenty of storage for extended holidays onboard. The accommodation is simply superb, and would be the envy of many larger cruising vessels. Forward is the spacious master cabin. The twin open doors amplify the feeling of space, and provide easy entry from either side of the dinette. It feature a large double berth and plenty of storage. The second private cabin is aft, and includes a queen sized berth, again with good storage. There are also two single settee berths available in the saloon when additional accommodation is required. For the traditional sailor there is a nav station to starboard with electronics and fold out seat, and the generous bathroom is aft complete with toilet, H/C shower, and vanity.
Outside, it is clear that this vessel is a serious competitor. The large wheel provides excellent feel, and the electric halyard winch to port is every pit-person's dream! The 3 cockpit wireless TacTick instruments can be fitted in multiple locations to suit racing and cruising, with 3 additional jumbo displays on the mast for easy viewing. This vessel is also well set up for easy shorthanded sailing with the Raymarine autopilot, mainsail in a boom bag with lazy jacks, and furling headsail. There is easy access forward around the wide side decks, and an electric anchor winch on the bow.
This vessel is powered by a 29HP Yanmar Diesel Engine with only 700 hours on the clock. Reliable and well maintained, this engine provides easy cruising at 5-6 knots. Located below the companionway stairs, there is excellent access for hassle free servicing.
With the performance to impress the most discerning sailor, whilst being easily managed by a novice, this vessel simply ticks all the boxes. Ideal for everything from social twilight racing to offshore racing, through to family and extended cruising, this versatile vessel can do it all in style and comfort! For more information please call Jo Breen on
or John Radonic on
Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Hobart Region Bellerive TAS
Family, Cruising, Racing
35' 7" - 10.85m
Keel / Ballast
1670kg Cast Iron Fin Keel with bulb
Yanmar 3 Cylinder 29HP Diesel Engine
Saildrive with 2 blade folding prop
Superb accommodation for cruising with family and friends! There are two generous double private cabins (forward and aft), with spacious berths, and plenty of storage. There are also two single settee berths available in the saloon when additional accommodation is required.
Well appointed L-shaped galley to port featuring a large top loading fridge, 2 burner gas stove with oven, stainless steel sink with pressurised H/C water, and plenty of storage for extended cruising.
12V Top loading fridge with freezer section
2 burner gas stove with oven
Hot water from 240V and Engine
H/C Shower in bathroom
Jabsco Manual Marine Toilet
AM/FM/USB Sound System with speakers
Electric Anchor Winch
Sarca Excel Anchor with 10mm chain
Electric and Manual bilge pumps
6 x Life Jackets
Inshore Flare Kit
3 x Fire Extinguishers
12V and 240V Systems through out
NEW 2018 2 x House Battery
NEW 2018 1 x Engine Start Battery
Shorepower and 240V Outlets
Tack Tic Wireless System including:
NEW 2023 Anemometer
3 x Mast displays
3 x bulkhead displays
NEW 2021 Tri-radial cut Dacron Mainsail in excellent condition
NEW 2021 Tri-radial cut Dacron No. 3 Headsail in excellent condition
No. 4 Headsail in very good condition
Mast / Rigging
Keel stepped double spreader Sparcraft aluminium mast and boom
NEW 2022 Forestay
NEW 2022 Dyneema Backstay
Stainless Steel standing rigging (original)