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2000 Beneteau First 40.7

location icon Fall River, Massachusetts
Year 2000
Length 40 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Beneteau

The First 40.7 combines a sleek and sophisticated racer with all the comforts of a luxurious cruiser. Her Farr Yacht designed hull and powerful rig provides excellent performance whether you're on the racecourse or if you just want to get to the next harbor a little more quickly than usual. The extra-roomy cockpit features removable lockers that provide more space and less weight for racing. 

Currently on hard under her winter cover and can be seen by scheduled appointment.

Recent price reduction of $5k!


Year Built 2000
Category Sail
Length Overall 39'3 ft
Beam 12'3 ft
Max Draft 7'9 ft
Cabins 3
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID BEY22168H900
Keel Fin Keel
Drive Type Sail
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 30 hp
Cruising Speed 6.5 kn
Maximum Speed 7 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 34 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 84 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 24 gal
Dry Weight 15,211 lb
Ballast 5,952 lb
Displacement 15,211 lb
Bridge Clearance 60'1 ft

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo
Model: MD2030C
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 30hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: Bronze, Folding
Year: 2000
Engine Location: Center
Construction, Hull and Deck

Hull is solid fiberglass/GRP w/ structural hull liner, laminated for load-bearing and distribution. Deck is a fiberglass/ GRP balsa sandwich for rigidity, reinforced with unidirectional rovings, weight saving, insulation, and soundproofing. All bulkheads bonded 360 degrees to hull and deck for structural strength. Carbon fiber rudder and stock

  • Wide uncluttered side decks w/ gripping nonskid 
  • Teak toe rail along hull-deck junction
  • (6) aluminum mooring cleats
  • Double through ss lifelines
  • Ss stanchions (26in) w/ semi-recessed bases
  • Spinlock XT deck stoppers
  • Wichard foldaway padeyes for spinnaker blocks
  • Removable cockpit seat lockers
  • Teak helmsman seat
  • Teak-slatted cockpit seats and removable lockers 
  • Aft lockers: port for propane bottle, starboard for stowage
  • Liferaft compartment below helm seat
  • Emergency tiller
  • Ss aft pulpit with opening lifelines & horseshoe buoy holder
  • Stern light on pulpit
  • Teak-slatted bathing platform
  • Ss swim ladder
  • Cockpit shower
  • Dodger in grey w/ handrail and front zip
  • Mainsail cover in grey 
  • Edson diamond wheel 
  • 33lb Bruce anchor w/ 20' chain and 150' rode 
  • 8lb Force "Lunch Hook"
  • Wired for windlass 

Starting in the forward stateroom "Shadowfax" has a vee-berth with ample storage and hanging. 

locker and separate access to the head. Her salon features a large centerline table with very comfortable settees to port and starboard. Just aft to port you will find the "L"-shaped galley. Opposite to starboard is a large nav station with a great complement of electronics. Aft of the galley and the nav station she has two identical cabins. She has excellent ventilation throughout the salon and staterooms, provided by the opening ports, hatches, and 12 volt hella fans. 


Double s/s sink with mixing tap, 2-burner Eno propane stove with oven, 12 volt Frigoboat refrigeration, Cutlery draw, Trash can, (3) Stowage compartments with doors, (2) Overhead lights, Dust pan in the floor, Lewmar opening porthole.

Navigation Equipment and Electronics

The core racing system is B&G Hercules 2000 Wind, Speed and Depth, and a KVH Sailcomp. 

Kenwood stereo with Bose speakers in the cockpit and cabin


  • Raytheon Autohelm ST6000+ autopilot
  • KVH Sailcomps (2 Displays)
  • RAM mic for VHF 
  • Ritichie 5" supersport compass
  • (2) B&G Hercules 2000 FFD on binnacle
  • (3) B&G 20/20 displays

Nav Station:

  • Raytheon RL70 radar 
  • Garmin gps/plotter
  • Standard Horizon Intrepid VHF
  • Raytheon ST60 tridata
  • Integrated computer link
  • Si-tex weather fax


Sails and Rigging
  • Triple spreader Sparcraft racing 9/10 tapered mast
  • Sparcraft rigid vang 
  • Discontinuous rod standing rigging 
  • Lewmar racing mainsheet traveler track w/ ball-bearing car adjustable under tension
  • Standard aluminum spinnaker pole
  • Lewmar aluminum (all self-tailing):
  • (2) #44 spinnaker sheet winches
  • (2) #44 cabin top
  • (2) #50 primaries 
  • Lewmar racing genoa sheet tracks adjustable under tension 
  • Harken MK III roller furler 
  • Harken carbo foil luff track system 
  • Navtec hydraulic back stay adjuster 
  • Questus radar leveler on back stay
  • Oversize (10%) Hall Spars carbon-fiber spinnaker pole w/ sleeve
  • Hall Quickvang 2000 rigid
  • Dyneema halyards & genoa sheets 
  • New main halyard (2018)
  • New topping lift (2018)
  • Regular and light air spin sheets

Sail Inventory: 


  • Quantum Carbon (2016)
  • Quantum Kevlar 
  • North Dacron 


  • North 3Di #2 (2017)
  • North RF 
  • North Spectra RF
  • Quantum #2
  • Quantum M/H
  • Quantum Carbon Heavy 151% (.7oz)
  • Quantum Fusion M Carbon/ Kevlar Light 151% (.6oz)


  • AP Runner 
  • North 2S 
  • Hood 1.5 VMG Symmetrical  
  • Qauntum S2
Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing
  • 12v d/c system
  • 1x70 amp battery -engine (2015)
  • 1x110 amp battery-house (2015)
  • 16 function electrical panel 
  • 110v a/c systems 
  • 30 amp shore power
  • 20 amp battery charger
  • Water heater 
  • Individual breakers
  • New impeller (2020)
  • New motor mount (2019)
  • Volvo sail drive (overhauled 2014 & 2019)
  • Steering overhauled (2019)