First (1983 - 1988)

First 51

First 51

Owning a First 51 means being willing to be among the best.  It also means asserting one’s choices. The choice of power, perfection, beauty.  It is also an expression of difference, intelligence, elegance and passion. 

First 456

First 456

With the first 456, bénéteau now rank among the few buiders of higt luxury sailing yachts designd for blue water. They asked German Frers, designer of some of the most beautif yachts in the world (the king of Spain's Admiraler, Bribon IV, Scaramouche, ...) to conceive the jewel of their crown.

First 435

First 435

 The First 435 is intended for those who really sail. For those who want to get away peacefully without the fear of facing adverse conditions. With the perfection of its water lines, rake and its sails, the First 435 achieves the performance of a competition yacht. But at the same time it exhibits the qualities of a true offshore cruiser.  Sturdy, powerful, easy to manoeuvre, pleasant to live in at sea and with rock solid safety. 

First 405

First 405

Come inside the First 405  and you will understand how Beneteau knows how to enhance a current product, thanks to cabinetmaking expertise.  For the partitions, tables, doors, floors and slats, a single teak was chosen. From Burma. It has an incomparable texture and tones. The interior fittings truly make the most of this large living space which is typical of Jean Berret’s designs

First 375

First 375

The First 375 is the result of the experience acquired on the prototypes entered by BENETEAU into the most challenging international events, such as the Admiral’s Cup, One Ton cup, etc. Having a First 375 does not just mean guaranteed performance and outstanding seaworthiness. It also means having a very beautiful habitable cruiser, for six to eight people. An elegant boat, you are proud to set sail on.

First 345

First 345

Picture a marriage between the First 38 and the First 42, with all their qualities combined under the positive influence of the First 456, the First admiral of the range. Immediately you get the First 345, a superb 10.55m sailing boat, signed by Jean Berret.

First 325

First 325

Lively, fast, balanced, the First 325 takes over from the brilliant career of the First 32, from which it came. 

First 310

First 310

Designed for family cruising, the First 310 reveals a fiery temperament in regattas.Clear deck layout.  Effective fittings. Safety and lack of movement are the major ideas aboard the First 310.

First 305

First 305

The First 305 is equipped with complete fittings which, like all the Firsts, has benefitted from racing experience.    Particular attention resulted in a choice of the best brands, on an intentionally clear but complete deck layout. 

First 265

First 265

Despite a pronounced taste for speed, the First 265 is a sailing boat designed for family cruising.  

First 235

First 235

The First 235 has exceptional qualities at all speeds. She offers a full range of sensations, with joyful energy, subtlety, accuracy and stunning performances. She is a sailing yacht second to none.