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FIRST 24 - 2018

First 24 - 2018 is a Cruiser-racer sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Sam Manuard Yacht Design. Her first hull was built in 2018 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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FIRST 24 - 2018 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Builder(s)Beneteau
Designer(s)Sam Manuard Yacht Design
BrandBeneteau
SeriesFirst
categoryCruiser-racer sailboat
CountryFrance
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2018
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel swing keel
HelmSingle tiller
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeGlass fiber/vinylester (infusion) fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi (square top mainsail) 9/10
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
UnsinkableYes
TrailerableYes
Ballast Ratio0.36

Dimensions

Hull Length7.3 m / 24 ft
Beam (width)2.5 m / 8.2 ft
Draft2 m / 6.7 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 890 kg / 1962 lb
Ballast Weight320 kg / 705 lb

Performance

Ballast Ratio0.36
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement45.39 m²/T / 489 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement99.43 m²/T / 1070 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionCarbon fiber spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area42 m² / 452 ft²
Downwind Sail Area92 m² / 990 ft²
Mainsail Area25 m² / 269 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 outboard engine

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom4.5 ft * 1.35 m