With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing 30 feet full sportive cruiser: The Beneteau First 30. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. They are actually IOR hulls with late IOR fractional rigs. Beneteau First 14 With its recent acquisition of the dynamic Slovenian builder Seascape, Beneteau has, in one fell swoop, greatly expanded its First line of smaller entry-level performance boats. FIRST 14 . Beneteau First 305. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing. Beneteau First 285. Well, as you may know, Beneteau no longer builds the FIRST 30 as there are just the FIRST 20 and 25 left to be acquired as new boats. The Beneteau First 41s5 is a real nice boat and is good for some offshore work, but the 41s7 would not be a boat that I would consider appropriate for a circumnavigations. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. The Beneteau First 14 is a fun and responsive dinghy, accessible to all levels of skill and budget. FIRST 14. Beneteau First 29. Beneteau 311 (1998-2004) Beneteau 320. Beneteau 281. Beneteau First 27.7. Beneteau First 30 (2011-2015) MYS Beneteau First 30 Page; Beneteau 300. DESIGN. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. The Beneteau First 25 S is powered by a 14hp Yanmar diesel with a standard fixed prop that will push the boat near 7 knots on flat water. The dinghy’s double centre-board casing means that she can be sailed solo (centreboard further aft and cat rig) or two-up (centreboard further forward and with a set of three sails). Double center-board casing means that she can be sailed solo (centerboard further aft and cat rig) or two-up (centerboard further forward with a set of three sails). Beneteau First 30. Beneteau First 27. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. Fuel tankage is a bit limited, with only 8 gallons capacity, but because the boat is light enough to sail when others motor, this should be sufficient for all but extended cruises. Beneteau First 14. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. Beneteau 321 (1993-1998) Beneteau Evasion 32. Here´s what I derived from going on a trip on the FIRST 30 as a small sea trial and review of this boat. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing . In 2018, Beneteau purchased a controlling stake in the Slovenian builder Seascape, bringing all Seascape models into the fold of its First range. Beneteau Oceanis 31 (2008-Beneteau First 310. These boats were concieved as coastal cruiser/ racers. DESIGN . Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability.