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Beneteau First 24

1982 — 1985
Designer
Jean Marie Finot (Groupe Finot)
Builder
Beneteau
Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
24.61 ft / 7.50 m
Waterline Length
20.67 ft / 6.30 m
Beam
8.20 ft / 2.50 m
Draft
2.50 ft / 0.76 m 4.80 ft / 1.46 m
Displacement
3,602 lb / 1,634 kg
Ballast
1,102 lb / 500 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
258.00 ft2 / 23.97 m2
Total Sail Area
257.75 ft2 / 23.95 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
141.24 ft2 / 13.12 m2
P
26.18 ft / 7.98 m
E
10.79 ft / 3.29 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
116.51 ft2 / 10.82 m2
I
28.21 ft / 8.60 m
J
8.26 ft / 2.52 m
Est. Forestay Len.
29.39 ft / 8.96 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
6.09 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.57
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
30.59
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
182.09
light
Comfort Ratio
15.35
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.14
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

A Centerboard version was also available.
Draft BU: 2.62 BD: 5.25


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