FIRST 40 (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 40 (BENETEAU). Built by Beneteau and designed by Bruce Farr, the boat was first built in 2007. It has a hull type of Fin w/bulb & spade rudder and LOA is 12.24. Its sail area/displacement ratio 20.92. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

FIRST 40 (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 40 (BENETEAU) and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.24 m / 40.16 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):78.78 m2 / 847.98 ft2
Draft (max):2.45 m / 8.04 ft
Displacement:7536 kg / 16614.02 lbs
Ballast:2998 kg / 6609.45 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Designers:Bruce Farr
LWL:10.67 m / 35.01 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:23.68
Capsize Screening Formula:2.00

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.05 m / 52.66 ft
S.A. Fore:15.57 m / 51.08 ft
E:5.39 m / 17.68 ft
S.A. Fore:36.89 m2 / 397.08 ft2
S.A. Main:41.93 m2 / 451.33 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)78.82 m2 / 848.41 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:136 L / 35.93 gals


Water:197 L / 52.04 gals


Designers:Bruce Farr


Who designed the FIRST 40 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) was designed by Bruce Farr.

Who builds FIRST 40 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) is built by Beneteau.

When was FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) first built?

FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) was first built in 2007.

How long is FIRST 40 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) is 10.67 m in length.

What is mast height on FIRST 40 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 40 (BENETEAU) has a mast height of 15.57 m.

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