They are actually IOR hulls with late IOR fractional rigs. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. The Beneteau First 14 is a fun and responsive dinghy, accessible to all levels of skill and budget. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. In 2018, Beneteau purchased a controlling stake in the Slovenian builder Seascape, bringing all Seascape models into the fold of its First range. Designed by Sam Manuard, the First 14’s planing hull strives to achieve the best compromise between speed and stability. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing . The Beneteau First 41s5 is a real nice boat and is good for some offshore work, but the 41s7 would not be a boat that I would consider appropriate for a circumnavigations. DESIGN. The Beneteau First 25 S is powered by a 14hp Yanmar diesel with a standard fixed prop that will push the boat near 7 knots on flat water. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. Beneteau First 30. Beneteau 311 (1998-2004) Beneteau 320. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing. Beneteau First 14. Double center-board casing means that she can be sailed solo (centerboard further aft and cat rig) or two-up (centerboard further forward with a set of three sails). Fuel tankage is a bit limited, with only 8 gallons capacity, but because the boat is light enough to sail when others motor, this should be sufficient for all but extended cruises. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. Beneteau First 27. FIRST 14 . FIRST 14. Beneteau First 285. 30 feet full sportive cruiser: The Beneteau First 30. The dinghy’s double centre-board casing means that she can be sailed solo (centreboard further aft and cat rig) or two-up (centreboard further forward and with a set of three sails). Beneteau First 29. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. Beneteau 281. Beneteau First 30 (2011-2015) MYS Beneteau First 30 Page; Beneteau 300. Beneteau First 14 With its recent acquisition of the dynamic Slovenian builder Seascape, Beneteau has, in one fell swoop, greatly expanded its First line of smaller entry-level performance boats. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing. With emphasis on design and ergonomics, this dinghy is an ideal introduction to sailing and the joy of surfing Well, as you may know, Beneteau no longer builds the FIRST 30 as there are just the FIRST 20 and 25 left to be acquired as new boats. These boats were concieved as coastal cruiser/ racers. Beneteau First 305. Fun to sail solo or two-handed, the First 14 is a simple, robust sailing yacht. Beneteau 321 (1993-1998) Beneteau Evasion 32. Beneteau Oceanis 31 (2008-Beneteau First 310. DESIGN . Beneteau First 27.7. Here´s what I derived from going on a trip on the FIRST 30 as a small sea trial and review of this boat.