FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) 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 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND). Built by Beneteau and designed by Philippe Briand, the boat was first built in 2008. It has a hull type of Fin w/bulb & spade rudder and LOA is 14.07. Its sail area/displacement ratio 19.69. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) 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 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:14.07 m / 46.16 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):93.09 m2 / 1002.01 ft2
Draft (max):2.39 m / 7.84 ft
Displacement:10600 kg / 23368.97 lbs
Ballast:3875 kg / 8542.90 lbs
Designers:Philippe Briand
LWL:11.76 m / 38.58 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:26.95
Capsize Screening Formula:1.93

Rig And Sail Specs

I:17.5 m / 57.41 ft
S.A. Fore:16.99 m / 55.74 ft
E:5.49 m / 18.01 ft
S.A. Fore:46.46 m2 / 500.09 ft2
S.A. Main:46.61 m2 / 501.71 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)93.08 m2 / 1001.90 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:201 L / 53.10 gals


Water:530 L / 140.01 gals


Designers:Philippe Briand


Who designed the FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND)?

FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) was designed by Philippe Briand.

Who builds FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND)?

FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) is built by Beneteau.

When was FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) first built?

FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) was first built in 2008.

How long is FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND)?

FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) is 11.76 m in length.

What is mast height on FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND)?

FIRST 45 (BENETEAU - BRIAND) has a mast height of 16.99 m.

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