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2014 Beneteau First 35

Bristol, United States


 Seller wants to see some offers!

The Beneteau First 35 is one of the few performance cruiser racers still produced .

Starting on deck, "Headwinds" has a deck that lend itself to both comfort and efficiency.  She can easily be sailed by a small crew and still deliver the speed and performance that you are looking for.

Equipped with "Quantum MR 7000 Series"  sails she gives up nothing in performance yet still gives you a cruising friendly package. " Headwinds" also has a detachable bow sprit and a furling system for the asymmetrical spinnaker. 

Her "Jefa swing pedestal " steering system gives you exceptional feel yet allows easy access throughout the cockpit.

Down below the warm and inviting Beneteau 35 layout lends itself to both efficient sail handling and comfort in a cruising role. Numerous opening ports allow for excellent ventilation  

 This is an opportunity to purchase an exceptional vessel in exceptional condition. She has been maintained  in true "Bristol" condition by an owner that is both meticulous and conscientious

Everything on the vessel reflects an owner that both knows and understands performance boats and has worked to keep "Headwinds" in near "Show Room " condition .

"Headwinds" Is seriously for sail and will not disappoint you.


Basic Boat Info

Price: $148,000
Boat Name: Headwinds
Make: Beneteau
Model: First 35
Year: 2014
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Farr Yacht Design
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Other


Length: 35 ft
Length Overall: 35'6 ft
Waterline Length: 30'6 ft
Beam: 11'9 ft
Displacement: 13,360 lb
Dry Weight: 13,360 lb
Ballast: 4,431 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3YM30
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Year: 2014
  • Engine Hours: 100


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 52 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


Peter Thorsby
Prestige Yacht Sales


Prestige Yacht Sales
48 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, Connecticut, US, 06855

Manufacturer Provided Description

As the latest in the First range developed by Bénéteau in collaboration with Farr Yacht Design, the First 35 builds on the success of its predecessors: tough enough for every sea, designed for cruising but adaptable for racing, incredibly spacious with two double cabins and a saloon as big as the one in the First 40? you?ll be amazed by this thirty-five footer and the way she combines ingenuity with elegance.



  • Woodwork Alpi Blond oak
  • Parquet type laminated floors
  • PVC Cushions (Saloon)


  • HEADROOM: 1.87 m
  • Companionway in wood and stainless steel - Hung steps in moulded wood with non-slip surface
  • 2 Stainless steel guardrails


  • Headroom: 1.84 m
  • Double bed (2.00 m x 1.96 m x 0.63 m) - Foam mattress - Fabric cover
  • 2 Hanger closets - Cubby hole lockers
  • 1 Opening deck hatch with blackout curtains
  • 2 fixed hull portholes


  • Headroom: 1.95 m
  • 1 Moulded shower tray
  • 1 Manual marine toilet
  • Washbasin with cold water mixer/shower hose under pressure
  • 2 Mirrors
  • Toilet accessories: towel rail - Rubbish bin - Paper dispenser - peg
  • 1 Closed cubbyhole
  • 1 Opening portholes in coaming
  • 1 Opening cockpit porthole


  • Headroom: 1.85 m
  • 2 Saloon bench seats - High density foam - Cover PVC
  • 1 Wooden saloon table - 2 flaps
  • Storage - Bar cupboard - Cubby hole lockers
  • 2 Stainless steel guardrails
  • 1 Opening deck hatch with blackout curtains
  • 2 Opening portholes in coaming
  • Headroom: 1.85 m
  • L-shaped kitchen
  • Stainless steel sink 1 Rectangular stainless steel basin
  • 1 Mixer tap cold water
  • Sea water foot pump
  • 2 hob oven cooker on mounting
  • 1 Ice box 100 litre top opening - Drained by foot pump
  • 1 Cutlery drawer
  • Storage - Closed cubbyholes
  • 1 Rubbish bin
  • 1 Opening portholes in coaming
  • Cockpit bottom self bailing
  • 1 Life raft locker in cockpit bottom
  • 1 Safe storage starboard
  • 1 Gas bottle locker to port
  • Natural solid wood slatted cockpit benches
  • "Jefa" steering wheel column - 1 Steering wheel in stainless steel - Diameter 1600 - leather covered - on console - Cable transmission system
  • 1 Emergency tiller
  • 1 Steering compass on partition
  • Engine control and control panel to starboard
  • Companionway door (3 sections) and slding hatch in PMMA
  • 12V circuit
  • 1 Service battery (1 x 110 Amperes) - 1 Battery for engine (70 Amperes)
  • Charge divider
  • Electrical panel 12 V (Breaker - Voltmeter - Water gauge - Fuel gauge - Battery warning - Fuel warning)
  • 1 Socket 12 V
  • Lights: Halogen ceiling lights - Swivel reading lamps - Adjustable spotlight
  • Navigation lights LED: 1 Three-colour lights on masthead - 1 Fire bicolor half-mast
  • Engine YANMAR Diesel 29 hp
  • Transmission Sail Drive
  • Flush engine control in aluminium - Control panel in cockpit
  • Engine compartment: Soundproofing foam - Ventilation: 2 air intakes and 1 pressured air outlets
  • 1 Alternator 12 V 80 Amperes
  • 1 Rotation moulded diesel tank 75 L (Under aft berth) - Electronic gauge - Low level alarm - 1 Deck filler
  • Filters sea water diesel and decanter
  • Foldaway dual-blade propeller
  • 1 Engine access through companionway - 1 Access through aft cabin - 1 Access to the engine In washroom
  • Design made following European Directive requirements and according to EC certification.
  • Monolithic hull design in polyester
  • Structural counter moulding made with unidirectional fabrics laminated and stuck evenly to the hull
  • Injection mouulded hull (Sandwich / Glass fibre / Balsa wood / Polyester resin)
  • Accessible areas covered in a non-slip surface
  • Deck hull join screwed, stuck and banded with 1 solid wood bulwark plain
  • The keel is fixed to the boat by a system of screws and stainless steel veneer
  • Keel Deep draught keel (Standard) - T-shape - in cast iron
  • Hung rudder - Self-aligning rocker bearings - Glass fibre compound stock / resin
  • White coloured hull - Anthracite grey hull decoration




  • Standard electro-polished aluminium mast - 2 Advanced cross tree sets - fitted to keel
  • Socket fitting - Swivel blocks
  • 1 Swinging boom track mounted on mast
  • Boom in anodised aluminium
  • Kicking strap - Adjusted with tiered tackle
  • Standing rigging Cable wire rigging
  • Single backstay - Adjusted with tiered tackle
  • Double groove hollow stay on cable fitted
  • 1 Mainsail sheet track in aluminium with ball-bearing traveller in cockpit bottom. Main sheet German System
  • 2 Genoa sheet tracks - Ball-bearing genoa car - Genoa sheet trim tackle - Return block
  • Rigging run back to cockpit, except boom topping lift
  • Complete running rigging - Genoa halyard Low Strech - 2 Twinbraided genoa sheets - Genoa sheet trim tackle - 1 Main halyard Low Strech - 1 Mainsail sheet twin-braided - 1 Mainsail foot - 2 reef lines
  • 3 DOUBLE CLUTCH To port - 2 DOUBLE CLUTCH + 1 Single to starboard
  • 6 Sheaves each side


  • Aluminium winches Harken self tailing:
  • 2 Rigging winches (H 40.2 STA)
  • 2 Genoa sheet winches (H 46.2 STA)
  • 2 Spinnaker winches (H46.2 STA)
  • 2 Aluminium winch handles
  • 2 Winch handle boxes


  • Self-bailing chain locker - Clench bolt - Hatch cover
  • 1 Stainless steel bow fitting - 1 Removable roller
  • 6 Aluminium mooring cleats - Stainless steel deck line protection
Sail Inventory


7000 Series

These high performance sails offer a superior strength to weight ratio and stretch resistance for optimal shaping and ease of trim.

Excellent heel control and upwind performance.

Membrane Racing MR7300 Light 105% Jib

Construction: Designed using Quantum's IQ suite of computational tools. One piece membrane construction utilizing 14000 dpi combination  of 30% Carbon and 70% Aramid yarns in an Integrated fiber network sandwiched between polyester films.

Assembled using aerospace quality lamination techniques and thermo-set adhesives, with integrated comer and batten pocket reinforcements.

Includes:  Spreader patches,high modulus leech and foot cords with cleats, telltales, draft stripes, sail numbers, Vertical 3 Battens Batten Pockets, RBS Epoxy 19mm Battens

I: 472.24 ft       J: 13.12 ft      LP 105%  Sail Area  331.07 ft2

Membrane Racing MR7300 Heavy 105% Jib

Construction: Designed using Quantum's IQ suite of computational tools.One piece membrane construction utilizing 12000 dpi combination of 30% Carbon and 70% Aramid yarns in an Integrated fiber network sandwiched  between polyester films.  Assembled using aerospace quality lamination techniques and thermo-set adhesives,with integrated corner and batten pocket reinforcements. 

includes:  Spreader patches,high modulus leech and foot cords with cleats, tell tales, draft stripes,sail numbers,Vertical 3 Battens , Batten Pockets, RBS Epoxy 19mm Battens

I:  47.24 ft   J:  13.12 ft   LP 105%  Sail Area  331.07 ft2


Membrane MC 6500 Mainsail

Construction: Designed using Quantum's iQ suite of computational tools. One piece membrane construction utilizing 14000 dpi combination of 50% Carbon and 50% Aramid yarns in an integrated fiber network sandwiched between UV stabilized polyester taffetas. Assembled using aerospace quality lamination techniques and therm0o- set adhesives, with integrated corner and batten pocket reinforcements.


Includes: Hand sewn luff and foot hardware, spreader patches, pre-stretch or high modulus leech and foot cords with cleats, tell tales, draft stripes, cumningham, sail ties,  1 Full, 3 Mid Batten Pockets, RBS Epoxy 19mm Battens, Reefs (1)

P: 45.93ft   E: 15.75ft   Sail Area:  434.00 ft2


Triradial Racing A2 Asymmetrical

Construction:  Designed using Quantum's iQ suite of computational tools,constructed from Airx 650.Tri-Radial panels are laser cut, and assembled with oversized, tear drop shaped comer patches,extra layering and extensive reinforcement of high load areas throughout, with multiple webbing straps, stainless steel rings or Rutgerson press rings at head,tack,clew.




Includes: luff rope and leech cord












Keel Details

Keel #1
Ballast: 3681 lb
Displacement: 12125 sq ft

Optional Equipment


  • 2 Displays (colors) TFT ST70 RAYMARINE (Loch - Speedometer - Depth sounder - Windvane - Anenometer)
  • 3 Graphic multifunction repeater ST60+ at mast foot
  • 1 Multifunction screen A70 colour 6,5?? (GPS - Chart plotter Chart reader) - Without chart


  • Fixed boom kicking strap
  • Symmetrical spinnaker rigging complete 
  • Jib sheet inhaulers
  • windex
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Please contact Peter Thorsby on his cell for more information of this fine vessel.

Cell 203 981 0145


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