FIRST 30 E (BENETEAU - BERRET)

FIRST 30 E (BENETEAU - BERRET) photo FIRST 30 E (BENETEAU - BERRET) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
30.50 ft / 9.30 m
LWL:
26.97 ft / 8.22 m
Beam:
10.66 ft / 3.25 m
S.A. (reported):
392.00 ft2 / 36.42 m2
Draft (max):
5.50 ft / 1.68 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
7,055 lb / 3,200 kg
Ballast:
2,866 lb / 1,300 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.10
Bal./Disp.:
40.62
Disp./Len.:
160.55
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Iron
First Built:
1981
Last Built:
1984
# Built:
443
Builder:
Beneteau (FRA)
Designer:
Jean Berret
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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Model:
2GM
Type:
Diesel
HP:
Water:
27 gals / 102 L
Fuel:
9 gals / 34 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.10
Bal./Disp.:
40.62
Disp./Len.:
160.55
Comfort Ratio:
16.64
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.23

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
37.70 ft / 11.49 m
J:
11.30 ft / 3.44 m
P:
32.50 ft / 9.91 m
E:
11.00 ft / 3.35 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
213.01 ft2 / 19.79 m2
S.A. Main:
178.75 ft2 / 16.61 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
391.76 ft2 / 36.40 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.09
Est. Forestay Len.:
39.36 ft / 12.00 m

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Notes

Based on 'King One',FIRST EVOLUTION, 1981 Int. 1/2 ton cup winner. (sailed by Paul Elvstrom)
For racing the "ES" version was also available with a lead keel and keel stepped rig.
Shoal draft version: 4.33'/1.32m.
ALT. RIGS:
SHORT-
I: 33.6'/10.24m
J: 11.3'/3.44m
P: 28.4'/8.66m
E: 11.0'/3.35m
TALL-
I: 39.2'/10.03m
J: 11.3'/3.44m
P: 33.8'/10.30m
E: 11.3'/3.44m
(Not the same as an earlier FIRST 30, introduced in 1976 and designed by Andre Mauric.)
(Yet another FIRST 30 was introduced in 2011, designed by Juan K.)

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