FIRST 456 (BENETEAU)

FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) photo FIRST 456 (BENETEAU) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
45.50 ft / 13.87 m
LWL:
39.33 ft / 11.99 m
S.A. (reported):
914.00 ft2 / 84.91 m2
Beam:
14.08 ft / 4.29 m
Draft (max):
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
26,500 lb / 12,020 kg
Ballast:
9,000 lb / 4,082 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.52
Bal./Disp.:
33.96
Disp./Len.:
194.46
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1982
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Beneteau (FRA)
Designer:
German Frers
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Model:
4-108
Type:
Diesel
HP:
60
Water:
105 gals / 397 L
Fuel:
55 gals / 208 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.52
Bal./Disp.:
33.96
Disp./Len.:
194.46
Comfort Ratio:
29.38

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
56.30 ft / 17.16 m
J:
18.14 ft / 5.53 m
P:
49.50 ft / 15.09 m
E:
16.30 ft / 4.97 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
510.64 ft2 / 47.44 m2
S.A. Main:
403.43 ft2 / 37.48 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
914.07 ft2 / 84.92 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.52
Est. Forestay Len.:
59.15 ft / 18.03 m

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Notes

The FIRST 456 was available with many different rig and keel options/combinations. Shoal draft keel and keel/cb. At least 3 different masthead rigs. SHOAL DRAFT: 6.42'/1.96m KEEL/CB BD: 8.00'/2.44m; BU: 5.08'/1.55m TALL RIG: I: 59.60'/18.17m J: 18.14'/5.53m P: 52.81'/16.10m E: 16.30'/4.97m Tot. SA (100%): 970.97 ft2 / 90.20 m2 TALL RIG 2: I: 60.80'/18.53m J: 17.60'/5.36m P: 54.30'/16.55m E: 16.30'/4.97m Tot. SA (100%): 977.59 ft2/90.82 m2



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