1988, Beneteau First 325, shallow fin, great for the East Coast! New full hood , spray hood and dodgers in 2009, full new upholstery throughout 2010, really super boat, well presented by caring owners!
Built in 1987/8. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, aft cockpit, shallow fin keel, bermudan sloop rig and 6 berth internal layout.
Builder - Beneteau France. Hull No 07222/2367.
LOA 34' 2" (10.4m)
Beam 11' 1" (3.4m)
LWL 27'10" (8.9m)
Draft 4' 11" (1.5m)
Headroom 6' 2" approx
Slab reefing mainsail (2005) with blue mainsail cover. Genoa roller reefing system (Sailspar) with furling radial genoa (2008). Spinnaker. Alloy mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2007).
Volvo Penta 2003 three cylinder 28hp inboard diesel engine. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries (new engine and auxiliary batteries end 2016 season). Shaft drive to fixed propeller.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, full cockpit canopy (2009), sprayhood (2009) and spraydodgers (2009), free standing cockpit table, 2 x Barient 25 self tailing sheet winches and halyard winches, 2 x halyard winches, 1 x reefing winch on mast, other lines led aft to cockpit, various tools, spinnaker pole, electric anchor windlass, Bruce anchor with chain, Avon Redcrest four man inflatable dinghy, Mercury 4 outboard engine, 6 fenders, mooring warps, assorted sheets and shackles.
Plastimo Compass (2008). Raymarine St40 Electronic Compass (2007). Raymarine ST40 echo sounder, log, windspeed and wind direction (2007), Furuno radar, VHF radio, handheld VHF radio (2009), Simrad chart plotter, Autohelm ST4000+ autopilot, radar reflector, windex at masthead, navigation lights.
2 horseshoe lifebuoys, canvas mast ladder, bosuns chair, bilge pump, fire extinguishers.
240v shore power with battery charger (2007). Eberspacher hot air diesel heating system. Flatscreen TV (2016). Her galley has a Nelson gas cooker (fitted 2003), refrigerated icebox, hot and cold water supply to sink, hot water via engine calorifier and 240v immersion heater. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet (June 2013), wash basin and shower. Chart table, saloon table. Blue fabric upholstery (renewed 2010). Curtains.
6 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon. Separate aft owners cabin with double berth, separate forward cabin with 2 vee berths, 2 saloon berths port and starboard.
Purchased by her present owners through ourselves in around 1993. Her owners have meticulously maintained "Breden" in top class condition, replacing gear and equipment on a regular basis, she must surely be the best 325 on the market!