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Beneteau First 345, 1985, Lake Ray Hubbard near Dallas, Texas, $34,900

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Beneteau First 345, 1985

For sale, lightly used classic 1985 Beneteau First 345, $34,900

  • Moored at Rush Creek Yacht Club on Lake Ray Hubbard near Dallas.
  • Great cruiser and racer for the family designed by the legendary Jean Beret.
  • Lightly used on fresh water kept it in great shape.

  • With two staterooms, galley, head and shower, it's very comfortable to live on.
  • Independent survey found no soft spots on the deck and no water damage.
  • Willing to arrange world-wide delivery.

    Independent reviews like Practical Sailor said, "Beneteau is far and away the most successful sailboat builder in the world right now. The boat sails exceptionally well, and the interior is pleasant and accommodating...The boat's strong point is definitely its performance."

    Yachting Monthly called this boat, "The archetypal mid-range cruiser racer... the finish was good...The galley and chart table were both well thought-out. On deck she was easily handled by a family crew."

    What she has:

  • Standing rigging in excellent condition
  • 5' 2", 1.52 m shoal draft, with 4600 lb., 2087 kg steel keel
  • Cruising Main. Genoa and Spinnaker in good shape.
  • Volvo Penta 2003 28 hp engine with low hours and 22 gal, 83 ltr. tank
  • Cruiseair air conditioning unit with digital controls
  • Jensen AM/FM/ CD Stereo with speakers
  • VHF radio, Raytheon radar, Data Marine speed log and depth finder
  • Northstar Loran Navigator
  • 5" Ritchie compass
  • 2 Batteries with Charger and shore power cord
  • Seaward water heater and tank, with 106 gals., 401 l fresh water tank

  • Stern pulpit Force 10 LPG stainless steel grill
  • Two burner Force CNG stove and Litton microwave
  • Complete deck hardware
  • Navigation Station
  • Seat Cushions
  • 6:1 Mainsheet System on the end of the boom for better sail control
  • Spinnaker Pole and spinnaker

  • Steering Wheel and Tiller option, including the tiller for racing and wheel for cruising
  • Reefable Main and Harken Roller Furler in very good shape.
  • Mainsail Cover
  • Bimini
  • Stern swim ladder
  • Anchor on windlass with 50' of chain and 150' of rode
  • New bottom pain (January 2014)
  • Two fire extinguishers, one air horn, two throwable life preservers, and six life vests
  • Displacement: 10,141 lbs., 4600 kg

    Email Brett at

  • or phone 608-334-4994
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    Beneteau First 345, 1985 sailboat

    Beneteau First 345, 1985 sailboat

    Beneteau First 345, 1985 sailboat

    Beneteau First 345, 1985 sailboat