FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of FIRST 26 (BENETEAU). Built by Beneteau and designed by Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot), the boat was first built in 1984. It has a hull type of Fin w/transom hung rudder and LOA is 8.02. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.38. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Volvo, runs on Diesel.

FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.02 m / 26.31 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/transom hung rudder
S.A. (reported):27.03 m2 / 290.95 ft2
Draft (max):1.31 m / 4.30 ft
Displacement:2184 kg / 4814.89 lbs
Ballast:660 kg / 1455.05 lbs
Last Built:1991
Designers:Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
LWL:6.98 m / 22.90 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:16.18
Capsize Screening Formula:2.18

Rig And Sail Specs

I:9.85 m / 32.32 ft
S.A. Fore:8.3 m / 27.23 ft
E:2.7 m / 8.86 ft
S.A. Fore:15.85 m2 / 170.61 ft2
S.A. Main:11.19 m2 / 120.45 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)27.04 m2 / 291.06 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:23 L / 6.08 gals


Water:49 L / 12.94 gals


Designers:Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)


Who designed the FIRST 26 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) was designed by Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot).

Who builds FIRST 26 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) is built by Beneteau.

When was FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) first built?

FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) was first built in 1984.

How long is FIRST 26 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) is 6.98 m in length.

What is mast height on FIRST 26 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 26 (BENETEAU) has a mast height of 8.3 m.

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