FIRST 235 (BENETEAU)

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Definitions
Hull Type: Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 7.11 m
LWL: 6.17 m
S.A. (reported): 23.04 m²
Beam: 2.49 m
Displacement: 1,282 kg
Ballast: 374 kg
Max Draft: 1.16 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1986
Last Built: 1991
# Built: 680
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Group Finot

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Sailboat Calculations

Definitions
S.A. / Displ.: 19.90
Bal. / Displ.: 29.19
Disp: / Len: 151.93
Comfort Ratio: 12.57
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.31
S#: 3.75
Hull Speed: 6.03 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 591.14 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

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I: 8.72 m
J: 2.40 m
P: 8.05 m
E: 3.14 m
S.A. Fore: 10.46 m²
S.A. Main: 12.64 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 23.09 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 19.95
Est. Forestay Length: 9.04 m

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Designers: Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
Builders: Beneteau
Beneteau USA
Associations: Beneteau First 235
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Notes

Also available with swing keel
Draft (BD): 5.75'/1.75m
Draft (BU): 2.16'/0.66m
WINGED KEEL draft: 2.75'/0.84m).
Thanks to Clay for providing updated information.