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Beneteau First 30 – R Version

19.07.2013
As Crusier/Racer number one, Beneteau wants to show that they want to lead this specific and very attractive marker of Sailing racer boats! The first line is the most traditional and may be the most popular line of Beneteau. It’s the line from which Beneteau started his nautical story, today after many succesfull First models, Beneteau want to make some new chenges on the First 30!
The First 30R is now available with few changes from the original version which will make the difference in very high competions and regattas!

New Beneteau First 30 R – Version; The Brief :
– IRC displacement trim: 3600 kg
– Sandwich Hull construction
– New Keel design with ballast Ratio 40%
– Sail Plan and Rig geometry IRC friendly
– New light material for interior

New Beneteau First 30 R – Version; Reality :
– Front WC
– 2 opened aft cabins
– Composite light wood and furniture
– No icebox
– No warm water
– Soft water tank
– Light sliding top entrance
– No wooden ceiling
– Small GRP parts in infusion

BENETEAU FIRST 30 BENETEAU FIRST 30 R
1,9m Deep Draught Cast Iron 2,00m
1.040 Kg Deep Ballast Weight 1.378 Kg
3.750 Kg Light Displacement 3.583 Kg
34,11m² Mainsail 30,44m²
28,80m² Genoa 24,3m²
87m² Symmetric Spi 80m²
12,70m I 12,70m
4,22m J
3,89m
12,70m P 12,10m
4,40m E 4,12m
Solid polyester Hull
Injection moulded deck
(Sandwich / Glass fiber /
Balsa wood / Polyester resin)
Construction PVC foam sandwich hull infused with
vinylester resin
Deck infusion construction (Sandwich /
PVC foam / Glass fiber / vinylester resin)
Standing rigging cable dyform
Stainless steel forestay cable
Rigging ROD Standing rigging
ROD Standard fore stay

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Michael James
Michael James
Michael James has been with Murray Yacht Sales since 1995 and is in the the New Orleans office.

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