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2005 Beneteau First 25.7

Aldeburgh, United Kingdom


A lifting keel version of the super Beneteau First 25.7 family cruiser.  Easy to sail, great performance and sensible accommodation - the lift keel makes them very East Coast friendly and a huge amount of fun.

Viewing by appointment via our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £24,950
Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Gannet
Make: Beneteau
Model: First 25.7
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Finot-Conq
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Lifting Keel


Length: 25 ft
Length Overall: 25'10 ft
Waterline Length: 24'6 ft
Beam: 9 ft
Max Draft: 6 ft
Min Draft: 2'10 ft
Displacement: 2,150 kg
Ballast: 860 kg
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Nanni
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 2.50
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 14hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 2005
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 30 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 40 L

The accommodation offers four berths in two cabins.  V berth forward with infill.  Opening hatch to foredeck.  Full width heads compartment with marine toilet and washbasin.  In saloon, two settee berths.  Fixed table with drop leaves.  Chart table to starboard with galley opposite.  Sink with manually pumped water supply.  Coolbox.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the companionway, Nanni 2.50 twin cylinder 14hp diesel engine.  Seawater cooled.  Shaft drive to two bladed folding propeller.  Rope cutter.  Single lever control.  30 litres fuel capacity giving approximately 100 miles range at 5 knots cruising sped.  Maximum speed under power 6 knots.

Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12 volt batteries
  • Alternator charging
  • 240 volt battery charger
Spars & Sails

Fractionally rigged sloop.  Anodised aluminium mast and boom.  Stainless steel standing rigging.  Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks.  Headsail furling system.  Two Harken winches.

  • Mainsail  -  Onesails  -  2014  -  very good
  • Furling genoa  -  Onesails  -  2014  -  very good
  • Cruising chute  -  Parker & Kay  -  2008  -  as new
Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
  • Coachroof grabrails
  • Stackpack with lazyjacks - Onesails (2014)
  • Sprayhood frame
  • Cockpit canopy/enclosure
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo Contest steering compass
  • Raymarine ST40 windspeed and direction
  • Simrad CP31 chart plotter with cockpit and chart table displays
  • Simrad TP22 autopilot
  • Simrad RD68 DSC VHF
  • Navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Three fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Jackstays
  • Harness eyes
  • Foghorn
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Drogue

Built in 2005 by Beneteau to a design by Finot-Conq.  White GRP hull with style stripes.  Alloy toe rails.  White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck.  Aft self draining cockpit.  Lifting keel.  Twin rudders.  Tiller steering with tiller extension.


Custom made trailer by Mersea C&L Ltd in 2014. Twin Axel. 3500kg towing. Fully road legal.


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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