Beneteau First 50 AU $0

Boat detail
Price AU $0
Length 14.99m  |  49ft
Location RPAYC Pittwater
Year 2007

'Bullrush' is a great example of the Briand and Beneteau's stunning First 50. Designed with speed, comfort and timeless elegance in mind, this is a very special irreplaceable model from Beneteau.

Equipped with deep lead keel, carbon 3 spreader race rig with dyform rigging, electric primary, mainsail and halyard winches, teak decking, factory fitted 5.5KVA genset, Aircon, folding prop, spinnaker pole, sunken furler and hydraulic backstay, composite sails, teak cockpit table, B & G instrument package, electric heads, TV's, modern light oak interior, tilting storable bow roller, retractable bow thruster, Cat 5 safety gear and so much more.

Owner has recently prefessionally brought Bullrush up to speed. NEW rigging, sails, instruments, safety gear, seacocks, antifouled in May.

A true luxurious fast sailing yacht.

Contact Flagstaff Marine for an inspection or further information.


Vessel Name Bullrush
Launch Year 2007
Beam 4.41m  |  14ft
Draft 2.8m  |  9ft
Displacement 13115
Hull construction Fibreglass/GRP
Engine hours 1200
Aircon Yes, aircon throughout plus 4 new silent Sirroco fans
Deck Material GRP with teak decking
Designer P. Briand Yacht Design
Builder Beneteau France
Registration Number F50N
Registration Expiry 03/06/2020

Engine / Machinery

Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Description 4JH4-TE 75 HPwith Yanmar 50 saildrive. Engine room is well insulated with multiple openings for servicing. Both engine and genset serviced in Feb'19 and SD50 saildrive leg serviced in April. Engine spares and tools.
Number of Engines 1
Engine Hours 1200
Horsepower 75
Fuel Capacity 237L
Fuel Type Diesel
Genset 5.5 KVA Onan
Propulsion 3 blade folding
Thrusters Retractable bow thruster serviced recently.

Deck Hardware / Fittings

Ground Tackle Anchor with chain warp. Second spare anchor. Retractable bow roller system, gas piston assisted - 12V 1500W electric windlass
Covers Dodger, bimini '19, Boom awning '19, winch.


Accommodation Description 3 cabin, 2 head standard layout in light oak. Owners cabin forward with island bed and ensuite. Two aft doubles with guest bathroom.
Cabins 3
Berths 7
Shower 2 hot and cold plus cockpit
Toilet 2 electric with 1 80L holding tank
Entertainment New Majestic LED TV in saloon with built in DVD, USB, HDMI input with cable and antenna. New Kogan TV in master bedroom.


Refrigeration 12V 100L front opening fridge + 12V 60L top opening icebox. Both serviced '19, re gased working well.
Stove Deluxe 4 burner gimballed Hob + oven/grill
Water Capacity 568L
Hot Water System Tank runs off engine and 240v with new element and temp control

Safety Equipment

Safety Gear Category 5 safety gear
HF Radio set up to be Cat 1 approved, current certificate until 2020
Bilge Pumps Electric and Manual
Epirb Yes
Life Jackets 11
Flares Yes
Fire Protection Fire extinguisher, fire blanket.


Electrics 220v shore power supply with battery charger. New 20m shore power cable, 1 x New engine, 6 x house(lifeline AGM deep cycle 80ah each), 1 x genset and 1 x bow thruster batteries, new battery monitor, LEDs throughout.
Electronics / Navigation Complete NEW B & G navigation system incl: - Zeus 12 chart Plotter - Instrument package - Autopilot - Colour displays(2 x in cockpit) - VHF radio and wireless handset - AIS system - HV displays(3 x on mast) - GPS antennas - NMEA 200 cabling - Ethernet cabling

Sail / Rigging

Deck Gear Harken electric primary winches, central mainsheet winch and halyard winch(all electric). Reef and utility winch. All stripped down incl blocks and sheeves, new jammers.
Sail Inventory - Mainsail NEW Doyles offshore Hobart mainsail 3 x reefs(Carbon/technora black) '19

- #1 Genoa NEW Doyles(Carbon/technora black) '19

- Mainsail- carbon/technora- great harbour sail or delivery. Has had $4K service.

- Genoa #2 carbon/technora

- #3 Dacron(near new)

- # 4 jib

- storm jib

- Spinnakers A2 and A4.

- A5 furling fractional with brand new furler and line
Mast / Rigging Tapered triple spreader carbon mast with dyform rigging. Hydraulic backstay, carbon spinnaker pole with track. Mast was removed in May '19 and standing rigging and running rigging replaced by Elite rigging services. Alloy boom and carbon pole, sanded and repainted.


General Remarks Bullrush was purchased by current owner in February '19 who has had her professionally maintained and upgraded to the tune of over $200K. Selling due to unforeseen circumstances.

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