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FIRST 28 SHOAL DRAFT

First 28 Shoal draft is a Cruiser-racer sailboat built by Bénéteau and designed by Groupe Finot. Her first hull was built in 1980 with an overall lengh of 8.79 m or 28.10 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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FIRST 28 SHOAL DRAFT Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft8.79 m / 28.10 ft
Builder(s)Beneteau
Designer(s)Groupe Finot
BrandBeneteau
SeriesFirst
VersionShoal draft
categoryCruiser-racer sailboat
CountryFrance
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built600
First Hull Built1980
Last Hull Built1983
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)1
Number of Head(s)1
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal90 L / 23.8 gal

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 8.79 m / 28.10 ft
Hull Length8.6 m / 28.2 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)7.4 m / 24.4 ft
Beam (width)3 m / 9.10 ft
Draft1.3 m / 4.4 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 2700 kg / 5952 lb
Maximum Displacement1000 kg / 2205 lb

Performance

Critical Hull Speed6.60 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)189
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement22.61 m²/T / 243 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement40.87 m²/T / 440 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area43.85 m² / 472 ft²
Downwind Sail Area79.25 m² / 853 ft²
Mainsail Area15.25 m² / 164 ft²
Genoa Area28.6 m² / 308 ft²
I34.5 ft * 10.5 m
J11.6 ft * 3.5 m
P29.11 ft * 9.12 m
E9.6 ft * 2.9 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel Tank Capacity25 L / 6.6 gal

Below Deck

Head(s)1
Maximum Headroom6 ft * 1.84 m
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