about Yachtsnet online yacht brokerage
yachts for sale on brokerage
classified adverts for boats and yachts
Yachtsnet's archive of boat data and photographs
How to contact Yachtsnet by phone, fax or e-mail
Useful links to marine and sailing related websites
Frequently asked questions about Yachtsnet and our services
© Yachtsnet Ltd. 2000/2017

 

 
Yachtsnet's archive of boat details and pictures
 

The following information and photographs are displayed as a service to anyone researching yacht types. HOWEVER THE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT, AND MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF YACHTSNET LTD. Details and photographs are normally based on one specific yacht, but could be a compilation. No reliance should be placed on other yachts of the same class being identical.  Where common variations exist, we have endeavoured to indicate this in these archive details. 

Bènèteau First 31.7

Brief details

Builder

Bènèteau, France

One of the 'First' range of performance cruisers, the Bènèteau First 31.7 is a capable modern small cruiser-racer, with excellent sailing ability, plus a fully fitted cruising interior.

LOA

31' 8"

Sail area

575 sq ft

LWL

28' 10"

Rig

sloop

Beam

10' 7"

Cabins

Forecabin, saloon and aft cabin

Draught

6' 2" deep fin or 4' 9" shallow fin

Berths

6

Displacement

7,940 lbs

Engine

Volvo diesel

Ballast

2,315 lbs

BHP

18

Keel type

Cast iron fin keel (two depth options) with spade rudder

Designed by Jean-Marie Finot and Pascal Conq of the Finot-Conq Group, and in production from 1998 to around 2009, the Bènèteau First 31.7 continues the series of First yachts evolving from the famous Figaro Solo racing design. As with all the 'First' range, the design is aimed at producing a fast cruiser which can be raced competitively if required, without being exclusively focused on racing. They have fully fitted cruising interiors, and are well engineered for strength and usability.

The dimensions and weights given above are taken from a French Bènèteau sales brochure - however some sales brochures in England and the USA quote slightly different figures, and it may be that boats for different markets, in different years, do have variations.

 

 

Beneteau First 31.7

Beneteau First 31.7

Photographs Yachtsnet

Beneteau First 31.7
Beneteau First 31.7

Yachts seen here are no longer for sale - the data is online as a free information service for buyers researching boat types. THE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT, AND MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF YACHTSNET LTD.

Go to our brokerage section for boats currently for sale

She has wide side decks with shroud bases well inboard for close sheeting angles: this also makes for easy passage forward

Beneteau First 31.7
Beneteau First 31.7

Photographs left and above of a 2000 model First 31.7

Photographs below from Bènèteau's original sales brochure

about us

brokerage

classified

archives

web links

contact us