Jan Guthrie Yacht Brokerage
3248 Elwood Drive ............ Racine, WI 53406
cell 847-338-8808

1983 Beneteau First 32 
Sold - please call or email for similar boats

Beneteau First 32 waiting at the dock  This is the one of the boats that made Beneteau famous.  Lots of  room in a very fast hull.

There is a vee berth forward with plenty of room for two people to sleep comfortably.  There is a large polycarbonate overhead hatch with built-in solar vent forBeneteau 32 dinette lots of light and ventilation.


Next aft is the salon with both port and starboard settees, very comfortable with wrap-around cushions   Both settees are usable a single berths, with storage behind both berths (and what could be a pilot berth for a smaller person to port.  There is a small centerline drop-leaf table.  The cabin is nicely finished with teak lath strips lining the hull, a teak and holly cabin sole, white vinyl head liner, and teak hand holds.

Next aft to port is the galley with a gimbaled Plastimo 2 burner propane stove with oven and regulator.   She has a nice sized icebox and a deep S.S. sink.

Across from the galley, and just to the right of the companionway,  is the sit down, forward facing nav station.  There is plenty of room for all of your instruments and it is the electrical hub of the boat.

Aft and to starboard, behind the nav station, is the head.  There is a manual head with holding tank, sink with manual water,  opening port for light and ventilation.

On port, aft of the galley is the aft cabin.   There are two opening port for light and ventilation ...

Beneteau First 32 Galley deep S.S. sink, manual cold water system, nice sized icebox.

Aft and to port (behind the galley) is the quarterberth.

There are screens for the hatches.

Features at-a-glance
LOD .................... 32' 9"
Beam .................... 11' 1"
Draft ...................... 5' 10"
Displ .......... 8,390 # approx.
Ballast ........  3,610 #  approx.

Autohelm 2000 autopilot, 4 compasses for ease of navigation. SR Mariner depth sounder with alarm, Standard Horizon VHF radio, radar reflector, Signet MK254,   Signet Duolog MK-78 speedometer.  Two of the compasses are bulkhead mounted 3 1/2" Plastimo.  There is also a 3" Airguide at the nav station.  Signet System 2000A.  Maxxima Marine AM/FM cassette stereo player with four speakers (two in the salon and two weatherproof speakers in the cockpit).

Sails and Rigging
Cruise and race equipped, new Harken MkIII roller furling, manual adjustable backstay, silver anodized aluminum deck stepped mast, boom and spinnaker pole, Beneteau First 32 cockpitS.S. rigging. internal halyards, Harken mainsheet traveler with two cam cleats and  downhaul.  One #15 single speed Barlow winch, one #6 single speed Lewmar on the mast.  Eight winches including two #24 Lewmar 2-speed and two #8 Lewmar single speed halyard winch on the cabin top.

One 3/4 oz. spinnaker, one 8 oz. dacron storm jib 90%, one 7 oz. 110% dacron working jib, one 6 oz. dacron 130% genoa, one 5 oz. dacron slot staysail, 6 oz. dacron #1 maxi genoa, 6 oz. dacron 155% genoa, 6 oz. 110% dacron lapper, 7 oz. dacron newer mainsail, 6 oz, dacron genoa.

Full spinnaker gear.

Deck and Hull
This boat has the upgraded Whitlock 30" S.S. wheel with auxiliary emergency tiller. She has a slotted aluminum toerail for maximum trim possibilities.  Anchor with rode, fenders and lines, lifejackets,  navigation lights, Coast Guard safety package, four Paines Wesser emergency parachute flares with two smoke signals, multiple fire extinguishers,  transom mounted swim boarding ladder, Lifesling, ring buoy.

All topside teak has been maintained in good condition. Fiberglass and non-skid are also in good condition.

Engine and Mechanical
Inboard Yanmar 2GM 15hp diesel engine, engine alarm, FWC, manual head with holding tank,  dual battery system with switch, color coded copper stranded marine grade wiring, automatic 20 amp battery charger, with monitor and DC amp gauge, multiple 110V AC outlets with GFI,  30 amp shorepower system with cable,

Sinbad dinghy included with the sale. Custom fitted steel and wood hauling cradle.  This boat is a must see for any one who wants a touch of speed in his boat ..

This owner  is just too busy to sail right now.  Email for more pictures ...... inside and out !!