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Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
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2005 Beneteau 25.7

location icon Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Year 2005
Length 25'11 ft / 7.90 m
Builder/Manufacturer Beneteau

The Beneteau First 25.7 is a small, easily handled lift keel performance cruiser with accommodation for up to five, for occasional overnight stays.

Great example of this popular marque, well equipped and benefitting from new standing rigging.


Year Built 2005
Category Sail
Length Overall 25'11 ft / 7.90 m
Beam 9'0 ft / 2.75 m
Max Draft 6'1 ft / 1.85 m
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Lifting Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 13.80 hp
Cruising Speed 4 kn
Maximum Speed 6 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 30 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 40 L
Displacement 2,150 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Nanni
Rope Cutter: true
Model: 2.50HE
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 14hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Other, Folding
Year: 2005

The accommodation offers up to four berths in forecabin and saloon. 

Steps leading down from cockpit to saloon with galley to port, moulded sink with manually pumped cold water supply, cool box with drainer and Origo 3000 2 burner spirit stove. Chart table opposite to starboard side. Settee berths to both sides with storage above and below, fixed drop leaf table to centre. Full width heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet to starboard and washbasin opposite with manually pumped cold water supply. Forecabin with V berth and infill creating a double, stowage bags to port a starboard. Hatch to foredeck.   

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, Nanni 2.50HE twin cylinder 14hp diesel engine (serviced 2020).  Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger.  Shaft drive to folding two bladed propeller and Stripper rope cutter.  Single lever control.  30 litre fuel capacity.  Approximate cruising speed 4 knots, maximum speed 6 knots.

Alternator charging to 2 x 12V Batteries 

240 Volt shore power supply

Battery charger

Sails, Rigging and Spars

Fractionally rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging (May 2020). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to main sail.  Headsail furling gear. 

Mainsail  -  Elvstrom

Roller furling headsail - Quantum

Deck Equipment
  • Lewmar Delta 6kg Anchor with chain and warp
  • Lewmar Delta 4kg Kedge Anchor with chain
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and  guardwires
  • Boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Winter cover
  • 2 x Harken 32ST sheet/halyard winches
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo bulkhead steering compass
  • Raymarine ST60 Windspeed/direction
  • Raymarine ST40 Bidata combined speed and depth
  • Raymarine ST2000 Tiller pilot
  • Masthead Windex
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC VHF Radio with aerial
  • Garmin Echomap 45DV with mounting bracket in cockpit
Safety Equipment
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Lifelines and harness
  • Fire blanket
  • Fog horn
  • Drogue
  • Jackstays

Built in 2005 by Beneteau to a design by Groupe Finot. Grey GRP hull with style stripes and white GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to decks. Teak toerail. Lifting keel (worm drive overhauled and greased April 2019). Twin transom hung lifting rudders. Tiller steering. Self draining cockpit.


The Beneteau First 25.7 is a small, easily handled lift keel day sailer with accommodation for up to five for occasional overnight stays. This particular example is well equipped, with standing rigging replaced in 2020.  Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.


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.