First 35

Farr Yacht Design
Nauta Design

FIRST 35 Carbon Edition 2016

Resolutely seaworthy, incredibly spacious, the First 35 Carbon Edition has an unbeatable level of equipment and finish in this class.   This 2016 version has a carbon mast, lead keel, composite multi-position tilting steering wheel as standard.

Exterior design

Designed by Farr Yacht Design, the First 35 hull has taut lines accentuated by her particularly elegant hull and roof decoration.  The huge cockpit, mainsheet traveller further aft and ‘German System’ trimming make movement easier and safe on board. The lead keel with a long draught promises outstanding performance. 


Interior design

Very-cleverly fitted out, the First 35's interior has two spacious double cabins, a huge saloon and a fully fitted L-shaped galley opposite the chart table. The interior stands out for the elegant contrast between the cerused oak flooring, light-coloured upholstery and light-coloured teak woodwork.


Small crew sensations

Designed to win regattas, the First 35’s principal strength is that it is particularly easy to handle and reassuring for family sailing or with a small crew. 

  • Steering wheel
  • Bow Sprit
  • Materials

Steering wheel

Innovative in more than one way, the tilting steering wheel moves out of the way on tacks to provide perfect visibility of the sail trims, while improving circulation in the cockpit.

Bow Sprit

The retractable carbon bow sprit makes hoisting the asymmetric spinnaker much simpler.


With the goal of high-performance, the materials chosen for the First 35, such as the carbon mast, rod rigging, fibre adjustable backstay, rigid boom vang, were selected for their lightness and strength. 


Length Over All :
10.85 m
Hull Length :
10.66 m
Hull Beam :
3.64 m
Light displacement :
6060 kg
Fuel tank capacity :
75 L
Fresh water capacity :
200 L
Max Engine Power (Hp) :
29 CV
Propulsion :
Sail Drive
CE Certification :
General specifications
CE Certification A8/B8/C8.
Raymarine electronics on option, mast foot repeater on bracket.
Tilting central steering wheel.
Life raft locker in cockpit bottom (width 120 cm x 110 cm x height 50 cm).
Sail drive engine Folding propeller (standard) YANMAR Diesel 29 HP
Forward cabin has 3 hanging lockers and coaming compartments. Foam mattress with fabric cover (2.00 m x 1.96 m x 0.63 m). Aft cabin with large berth (1.98 m x 1.78 m x 1.50 m).
L-shaped galley where you can prop yourself up under sail.
Heads with shower and 80 L holding tank as standard.
Saloon: The shape and size of the seats allow conversion into a berth (Length 1.95 m). Height-adjustable multifunctional saloon table (option): - High position for lunch - low position for berth or sail support.