FIRST 456 (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 456 (BENETEAU). Built by Beneteau and designed by German Frers, the boat was first built in 1982. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 13.87. Its sail area/displacement ratio 16.52. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Perkins, runs on Diesel.

FIRST 456 (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 456 (BENETEAU) and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:13.87 m / 45.51 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):84.91 m2 / 913.96 ft2
Draft (max):2.44 m / 8.01 ft
Displacement:12020 kg / 26499.53 lbs
Ballast:4082 kg / 8999.26 lbs
Designers:German Frers
LWL:11.99 m / 39.34 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:29.38
Capsize Screening Formula:1.89

Rig And Sail Specs

I:17.16 m / 56.30 ft
S.A. Fore:15.09 m / 49.51 ft
E:4.97 m / 16.31 ft
S.A. Fore:47.44 m2 / 510.64 ft2
S.A. Main:37.48 m2 / 403.43 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)84.92 m2 / 914.07 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:208 L / 54.95 gals


Water:397 L / 104.88 gals


Designers:German Frers


Who designed the FIRST 456 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) was designed by German Frers.

Who builds FIRST 456 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) is built by Beneteau.

When was FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) first built?

FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) was first built in 1982.

How long is FIRST 456 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) is 11.99 m in length.

What is mast height on FIRST 456 (BENETEAU)?

FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) has a mast height of 15.09 m.

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