Beneteau First 38 for sale in Dumfriesshire, UK

38 ft
Dumfriesshire, United Kingdom

The First 38 is a powerful ocean sailing yacht with superb finishing quality rare indeed in mass production. Whit perfectly functional accommodation designed for cruising in comfort for a crew of eight. An elegant cruiser racer from the pen of Jean Berret, with stunning interior and design features by Philippe Starck. This 2 cabin version with 1 heads and forward workshop the most popular, with the larger aft cabins berth and roomy aft head.

  • Heads: 1
  • Water capacity: 400 L
  • Make of the motor: Perkins 4018
  • Power: 43 HP
  • Fuel capacity: 150 L
  • Water capacity: 400 L


  • Log speedometer, Autopilot, Depthsounder, Gps, Wind speed and direction, Vhf, Plotter, Radio

Deck equipment

  • Lazy bag, Mainsail cover, Solar panel, Steering wheel, Wind generator, Gangway, Tender, Lazyjacks, Spray hood, Liferaft

Comfort / Interior

  • Marine head, Electric bilge pump, Manual bilge pump, Heating, Oven


  • Mast and Boom
  • Mastfront pair Spreader alloy mast and boom
  • Rigging
  • Standing rigging replaced replaced 2019
  • Running rigging is replaced as necessary
  • Topping lift Halyard
  • Main halyard , in stowed position at boom leach
  • Anchor beam, try colour beam, steaming Light Fwd deck beam
  • Visual gust indicator
  • Tactic wifi gust sensor
  • Winches
  • 2 single velocity for main halyard and main sheet
  • 4 Double velocity for front sheets and spinnaker
  • Clutches
  • 3 Main Halyard and main reefing lines on Starboard side
  • 3 For Boom Vange Topping Lift and Main sheet
  • Sails
  • 1 Main with 2 slab reefs set from cockpit. Fully battoned.
  • 1 Roller reefing Genoa with luff Fillers
  • 1 Hank on Genoa
  • 1 Spinnaker
  • Lazy jacks with sail storage
  • Spinnaker, Battened mainsail, Genoa


  • GRP Hull and deck with interior grid structure.
  • Fin keel with blueprint balanced spade rudder.


  • Fwd Cabin
  • Storage for sails, and fully cushioned top. Varoius cupboards for stowage
  • Starboard full range cupboard has sensors for autopilot and signal conditioner for water velocity and
  • rofundity sensor which are mounted underplatform in fwd compartment.
  • Various soul boards replaced.
  • Workshop
  • Vice and workbench, also stowage for various machinery .
  • Main Cabin
  • Television, can be operated from mains or 12 volts with antennae
  • Dickens Diesel heater and flue to upper deck.
  • Fully cushioned accommodation and folding leaf blueprint. Through deck Mast
  • Galley
  • Fully gimballed gasoline cooker with oven and 2 rings
  • Twin sink units with hot and chilly taps and filtered water outlet with foot pump
  • Refrigerator compartment and apart compressor and 12 volt electrical motor.
  • Various cupboard spaces with closing doors
  • Nav Station
  • Map blueprint and fold away chair, various maps and charts.
  • VHF DSC radio linked to garmin nav GPS for position
  • Main 100 amp circuit breaker for gustlass.
  • Garmin GPS.
  • AIS transponder
  • Main Switch panel
  • Aux Switch panel for solar panels and Auto bulge pump
  • Solar panel dual channel battery.
  • 12 Volt cigarette lighter plug.
  • VHF am/fm commercial radio
  • Two Volt ammeters. Left hand voltmeter for starter or No 3 battery via switch on aux switch panel.
  • mmeter shows total solar Amps.
  • Right hand voltmeter for main consumer battery and gust turbine amps.
  • Both controlled by top and bottom switch o naux panel
  • Port aft Cabin
  • Fully cushioned above 100 gallon fuel basin
  • Full range cupboard
  • Heads
  • Sea water flushing toilet. New base and seals 2020
  • Sink with hot and chilly taps
  • Shower front with hot and chilly taps
  • Storage cupboards.


  • Helm wheel Instrument pod with Tacktic gust and velocity and profundity displays
  • Autopilot controller
  • Mounts for two Tacktic gust profundity indicators
  • Small voltmeter for potential to helm intruments
  • Garmin 751 with fish finder, fully integrated with Autopilot and tactic
  • G2 map of west coast of Scotland, needed To get full use of Autopilot.
  • Vhf Radio Remote Controller connected into Stbd Helm hatch connector
  • Autopilot Garmin GHP with electric actuator, fully integrated with Tactic gust and Nav Plotter
  • Remote controller
  • Wind vane navigation unit
  • Chart Table
  • VHF DSC radio linked to Garmin GPS for position
  • Garmin GPS.
  • AIS transponder
  • Handheld Compass
  • VHF am/fm commercial radio
  • Mooring and Anchoring
  • Anchor One CQR with 50 meters of 10mm chain and 20 meters rope, and shock absorber. A few meters of 3/8 bb chain
  • Vertical gustlass.
  • Assorted mooring lines and fenders
  • Canvas Work
First 38

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The Company offers reliable information about the boat for review but cannot guarantee that the owner has provided complete and precise details about the vessel’s condition in good faith. We recommend the buyer contact the professionals for an independent inspection of the boat before purchase. The boat is offered for pre-sale, cancellation of the transaction or price change is subject to discussion or revocation without prior notice.

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