FIRST 456 (BENETEAU)

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

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
13.87 m
LWL:
11.99 m
Beam:
4.29 m
S.A. (reported):
84.91 m2
Draft (max):
2.44 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
12,020 kg
Ballast:
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:
397 L
Fuel:
208 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.52
Bal./Disp.:
33.96
Disp./Len.:
194.46
Comfort Ratio:
29.38
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.89

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
17.16 m
J:
5.53 m
P:
15.09 m
E:
4.97 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
47.44 m2
S.A. Main:
37.48 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
84.92 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.52
Est. Forestay Len.:
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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