Beneteau First 31.7 AU $89,000

Boat detail
Price AU $89,000
Length 9.61m  |  32ft
Location Sydney NSW
Year 2001

2001 Beneteau First 31.7 sailing yacht in very good condition. 2 cabin, 1 head layout with forward double cabin with vee berth. Port and starboard settees and dining table with drop down sides in saloon. Chart-table and L shaped galley aft in saloon. Aft double cabin and aft head/shower. The interior is finished in Cherrywood timber and in excellent condition, the yacht has been rarely slept on and sailed only on Sydney Harbour by it's two owners since new. The interior is very comfortable and can sleep 6 adults with plenty of storage in cabin cupboards and cockpit lockers.

The First 31.7 is a performance cruising yacht with good performance for club racing or cruising, this First 31.7 has a performance rig with Hood carbon main and headsails, also a spinnaker and an aluminium spinnaker pole. The cockpit is roomy with tiller steering which gives great feel and control. All control lines and sheets are accessible from the cockpit making this yacht easy to handle solo or short handed.

This is an excellent yacht for buyers looking for a manageable all rounder or entry into the wonderful world of sailing.


Vessel Name Escapade
Launch Year 2001
Beam 3.23m  |  11ft
Draft 1.9m  |  6ft
Displacement 3750 kgs
Hull construction Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material GRP with non-slip pattern and Teak slats on cockpit seats
Designer Finot Conq et Associates
Builder Beneteau Yachts
HIN FRBEY88401K001
Registration Number ACW947N
Registration Expiry 23/04/2022

Engine / Machinery

Engine Make Volvo
Engine Description 21hp Volvo Sail Drive
Number of Engines 1
Horsepower 21hp
Fuel Capacity 30 litres
Fuel Type Diesel
Propulsion Sail Drive with 2 blade Volvo folding propeller

Deck Hardware / Fittings

Ground Tackle 20lb CQR anchor with 8mm chain and warp
Covers Full boat cover, Boom Tent, Main Sail cover.


Accommodation Description 2 cabins. Fwd cabin with double v berth. Aft double cabin. Aft head and shower
Cabins 2
Berths 6
Shower Hot/cold shower in head.
Toilet Manual head


Refrigeration 12v 70 litre fridge
Stove ENO 2 burner stove and oven
Water Capacity 160 litres
Hot Water System Engine heated hot water system

Safety Equipment

Safety Gear Inshore safety equipment
Bilge Pumps Electric and manual bilge pumps
Flares 6


Electrics 12v house system. 1 x engine battery, 1 x house battery.
Electronics / Navigation B&G Network Wind, Speed & Depth ICOM IC-M45 VHF Radio

Sail / Rigging

Deck Gear 2 x primary winches, 2 x cabin top winches. Cockpit traveller with swivelling main sheet block & cleat.
Sail Inventory Hood carbon main sail and roller furling headsail. Spinnaker.
Mast / Rigging Aluminium 9/10's rigged mast, double swept back spreaders. Aluminium boom. Spinnaker pole and rigging.

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