FIRST 285 (BENETEAU)

FIRST 285 (BENETEAU)
FIRST 285 (BENETEAU)

Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Definitions
Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type: Fractional Sloop
LOA: 28.16 ft / 8.58 m
LWL: 24.25 ft / 7.39 m
S.A. (reported): 341.00 ft² / 31.68 m²
Beam: 9.83 ft / 3.00 m
Displacement: 6,160.00 lb / 2,794 kg
Ballast: 2,115.00 lb / 959 kg
Max Draft: 5.25 ft / 1.60 m
Construction: FG
First Built: 1985
Last Built: 1993
# Built: 451
Builder: Beneteau
Designer: Group Finot

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Sailboat Calculations

Definitions
S.A. / Displ.: 16.29
Bal. / Displ.: 34.33
Disp: / Len: 192.84
Comfort Ratio: 17.84
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.15
S#: 2.70
Hull Speed: 6.60 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 851.75 pounds/inch

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Rig and Sail Particulars

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I: 32.51 ft / 9.91 m
J: 10.30 ft / 3.14 m
P: 31.23 ft / 9.52 m
E: 11.08 ft / 3.38 m
S.A. Fore: 167.43 ft² / 15.55 m²
S.A. Main: 173.01 ft² / 16.07 m²
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles): 340.44 ft² / 31.63 m²
S.A./Displ. (calc.): 16.26
Est. Forestay Length: 34.10 ft / 10.39 m

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Designers: Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
Builders: Beneteau
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Notes

Shoal Draft version: 3.75'/1.14m
Winged Keel: 3.8'/1.16m

Photo courtesy of Adam Hunt.