Beneteau First 211 complete with RM road trailer, Yamaha 5hp engine. Raced at club level this boat was dry sailed for many years until taking to a swinging mooring in 2016. The interior has routinely had the cushions, locker covers, battery etc removed to reduce weight and these have been kept in dry storage. This white hulled version of the popular First 211 has been a proven race winner at club level and features upgraded Harken traveller and deck gear as well as both racing a cruising sails.
This boat is available to view by appointment only. To arrange a viewing please call Maiden Marine on 015394 88050.
Beneteau First 211 with white GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Cast iron swing keel operated by a worm screw mechanism from the saloon. Tiller steering with twin transom-hung, adjustable height rudders. Teak topped cockpit seats and toe rail.
Large self bailing cockpit with open transom with moulded non slip floor. Anodised aluminium stem head fitting with fairleads. Stainless steel pulpit and pushpits with stainless steel stanchions offer protection to crew.
The vessel is powered by a two stroke Yamaha 5hp engine which has had only light use since new in 2003. Adjustable height engine transom bracket at stern. There is currently no battery with the boat.
7 /8ths rigged Bermudan sloop with a deck-stepped Z-Spars mast and boom with a single set of aft-swept spreaders. Stainless steel standing rigging and a combination of Dyneema and Terylene braid on braid running rigging. All deck hardware has been upgraded to Harken including blocks and jammers. Main sheet track in cockpit for better main sail control. The forestay is currently rigged for hank on sails but the furling gear and foil are included in the sale. The boat is rigged for conventional spinnaker use including pole.
This boat has sails to suit either club racing or family cruising. The cruising sails have not been used for many years and are said to be in good condition. The laminate racing sails have been used for club racing on Windermere only.
The Beneteau First 211 is far roomier than you might imagine. She can sleep 4 adults with ease. One double berth in bow and two single berths in the saloon. Privacy curtains separate the forward berth from the saloon. Small galley area with white plastic sink to starboard with manual pumped water and a portable single burner gas hob with storage to port. A porta-potti stows beneath the V berth next to the battery installation.
For much of its life the boat has been stripped out with all interior fittings removed for safety when racing and kept in dry storage.