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43' Beneteau First 435


JEDI, a Beneteau First 435, German Frers designed, Blue Water cruiser and a proven solid offshore performer. Comfortable interior amenities makes her the perfect choice for an extended voyage.  

"The First 435 is intended for those who really sail. For those who want to get away peacefully without the fear of facing adverse conditions. With the perfection of its water lines, rake and its sails, the First 435 achieves the performance of a competition yacht. But at the same time it exhibits the qualities of a true offshore cruiser.  Sturdy, powerful, easy to manoeuvre, pleasant to live in at sea and with rock solid safety."  NAVAL ARCHITECT : German Frers




  • Make: Beneteau
  • Model: First 435
  • Year: 1985
  • Length: 43ft
  • Name: JEDI
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Alameda, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Cruisers
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • Designer: German Frers
  • Builder: Beneteau
  • LOA: 43.67 feet
  • Beam: 13.17 feet
  • Max Draft: 7.5 feet
  • Ballast: 9259 pounds
  • Displacement: 23809 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Perkins
  • EngineModel: 4-108
  • EngineYear: 1985
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
  • EngineHours: 3500
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 50 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 2
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Single Berths: 2
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions


This is the popular owners version, two cabins and two heads. Starting forward you will find a very comfortable V-berth that offers a spacious area for privacy, plenty of storage, hanging locker, and a private head/shower. Moving aft is the salon with U-shaped settee to port, a centerline table with two folding leafs and a straight settee to starboard. The center table folds down to convert to a double berth. You will find plenty of storage. Continuing aft to port you will find an L-shaped galley with an island. To port of the galley area is the navigation station with the electrical panel with everything to run your ship. Aft of the nav station and to starboard of the companionway is a full size hanging locker. Opposite you will find the entrance to the master suite which offers just shy of a king size berth, hanging locker, dressing area, head and shower. Both master and guest suites have privacy doors.

  • Perkins 4-108, Heat exchange cooled marine diesel 
  • 37 Horsepower
  • Dripless bronze packing gland
  • Propeller: 3 blade 18" bronze "Max Prop" feathering
  • Complete engine rebuild by British Marine (Perkins Dealer) @ 3,300 hours
  • Current engine hours 3,500
  • 30A x 120V Shore power connection and 120V panel with breakers
  • 12V System with fuses and breakers
  • 2 x 12V 4D Gel Cell House batteries
  • 4 x 6V wet cell wired as 2 x 12V engine start batteries
  • Solar panels mounted to the cockpit railings
  • Solar power controller
  • 4 burner Electrolux stove/oven LPG fuel
  • Electric cold plate refrigeration
  • Spectra watermaker
  • Webasto diesel fueled DBW-2010 forced air furnace
Sails and Rigging
  • Mainsail with reefs
  • 140% and 125% genoas on Profurl jib roller furling gear
  • Boom vang
  • Monitor wind vane
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker
  • Cockpit dodger & cushions
  • Mainsail cover
  • Keel stepped Isomat aluminum mast with double spreaders
  • Isomat aluminum boom with reefing gear
  • Spinaker pole aluminum
  • 1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging

Additional Features

    • 859.00

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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Broker Details

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales
415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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