Beneteau First 40


Price
AU $229,000 Finance
Currency
Length
41' 3" - 12.58m
Use
Family, Cruising, Racing
Vessel Location
Newport Insurance
Launch Year
2009
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

Now in Sydney...

Flying Cloud, hull number 54 of the famous Beneteau First 40 was launched in November 2009. It is a beautifully presented and extremely well maintained example of this great model.

Fully optimised for IRC, you'll struggle to find a faster and more competitive First 40 in Australia. She sports the following features over and above a standard First 40.

The deep, lead torpedo keel.
Extensive fairing below the waterline for the very smoothest surface, including the keel and rudder.
Exhaust and through hull fittings moved to the transom.
2011 NZ rigging carbon mast with rod rigging. Rig removed, checked and serviced in 2018.
Holmatic electric hydraulic backstay.
Upgraded traveller and deck systems, all of the highest quality.
Comprehensive Nexus instrumentation package with large mast repeaters.
New B&G chart plotter and autopilot fitted in 2020.
Removable carbon pipe cots.
Category 3 safety gear.
VHF and HF radios.
A huge wardrobe of high quality Doyle sails to suit all wind strengths.
Removable lazy jacks and bag for cruising.
Battened cockpit boom tent.
Removable cockpit table.
IRC certificate recently renewed at 1.081.
Carbon bow prodder.
Customised bow roller with electric windlass.
Australian registration.

This First 40 has collected many great trophies on the Australian grand prix race circuit including overall winner of the Sydney Southport race. She remains ready to win at the highest level and at the same time retains all the cruising elements you can expect of a Beneteau for coastal cruising with family and friends. A true all rounder.

Now at the RPAYC, in Newport, Sydney.

Contact Flagstaff Marine for more information.


Price
AU $229,000    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
FLYING CLOUD
Boat Reference
Flying Cloud F40
Launch Year
2009
Length
41' 3" - 12.58m
Beam
3.89m
Draft
2.45m
Displacement
7900kg
Keel / Ballast
Cast iron fin with lead bulb/3000kg
Vessel Location
Newport
Region
New South Wales
HIN
FR-SPBAEO54G910
Designer
Bruce Farr
Builder
Beneteau yachts
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material
Injection moulded deck (Sandwich / Glass fiber / Balsa wood / Polyester resin)
Engine
3JH4E 3 cylinder 40 hp diesel
Engine Make
Yanmar
Number Engines
1
Horsepower
40
Fuel Type
Diesel
Cruise Speed
7.5 knots at 2600rpm
Propulsion
Sail drive leg with 3 blade Gori prop
Fuel
140L
Water
200L
Covers
Battened cockpit sun awning, half boat cover, helm and spinnaker pole covers, aft berth covers, lee clothes, saloon table cover.
Accommodation
Standard 3 cabin, 1 bathroom. Galley to port, nav station to stbd.
Cabins
3
Berths
6
Shower
Hot and cold in bathroom plus cockpit.
Toilet
Electric
Entertainment
Radio sound system with saloon and cockpit speakers
Galley
L shaped galley to port
Refrigeration
Top loading 12 v fridge
Stove
2 burner gas stove with oven
Hot Water
Yes
Ground Tackle
Mason CQR with chain and warp to fit Muir windlass. Second anchor is alloy racing R6 with tackle.
Safety Gear
Category 3 safety
HF Radio with spare aerial, VHF Radio with spare aerial, AIS, danbuoy, lifebuoy and drogue. Emergency steering
Bilge Pumps
Electric and manual
Life Raft
12 person purchased in 2019
Life Jackets
8 inflatable life jackets with tethers
Fire Protection
Fire extinguisher
Electrics
12v with 240v battery charger and shore power connection. Batteries new 2018.
Electronics / Navigation
Nexus race instruments including 3 mast displays, cockpit controller and large display in cockpit. Instruments interfaced with Dell race computer internet connection. C map plotter, expedition, Predict wind and Nexus race programs.
Simrad NAC-3 pilot processor and Triton pilot control(new 2020)
B & G Zeus 3 - 9 inch chart plotter installed in cockpit(new 2020)
Sail Inventory
IRC Race Sails by Doyle Sailmaker
Mainsail offshore 3 reef
Mainsail inshore 1 reef Doyle Stratis Technora 2 regattas only
Headsails
No. 1 Stratis jib
No. 2 and No. 3 carbon (fitted with horizontal and optional vertical leech batten pockets to accommodate proposed future FD jib furler system)
No. 4 carbon
Jib Top
Jib Top staysail
Spinnaker - drifter staysail
Spinnakers
Code Zero on Ronstan furler
S 1 white masthead
S 2 blue masthead
S 3 Red hounds
140% genoa for PHS racing
Storm jib and Storm Trysail
Mast / Rigging
Custom carbon mast by NZ Rigging:

Rod rigging (serviced May 2018)
Custom backstay
Holmatic electric hydraulic backstay
Upgrade jib, car adjusters and inhaulers
Upgrade main traveller system
Harken carbon spinnaker pole system
Carbon bowsprit
Deck Gear
Harken winches, fenders, mooring lines, boat hook
Remarks
Owner optimized yacht which included fairing of the hull, keel and rudder. Upgrading standard equipment systems for regatta and Offshore racing.
Flying Cloud is also regsitered as an Australian ship.

Race results 2020

Adelaide to Port Lincoln Race
1st IRC - Division 2
2nd PHS - Division 2
3rd AMS - Division 2
4th Overall PHS.
1st Points Race - Division 2

Lincoln Regatta Week
2nd IRC - Division 2
3rd AMS - Division 2
4th PHS - Division 2

RSAYS Club winner of Matthew Flinders Trophy Adelaide to Port Lincoln - PHS

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
Flagstaff Marine
Telephone
Address
D'Albora Marina | New Beach Road | Rushcutters Bay | NSW 2027
Rowell Marine | 1 Queens Parade | Newport | NSW 2106
Hope Harbour Marina | Gold Coast | QLD 4212
RQYS | Manly | QLD 4179
City / Suburb
Sydney
State
NSW
Country
Australia
Website


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