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Beneteau First 18

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Length: 18.3ft / 5.58m

Price £34,738 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 18.3
  • Length (Metres): 5.58
  • Beam: 7' 1"
  • Displacement: 500
  • LOA: 18' 3"


The latest 2018 generation of the brilliant Beneteau First daysailer - cruising or racing, this small towable one design has all you need for endless enjoyment of the best sailing sites.

A large progressively chined lightweight planning hull combined with high-performance rigging, the First 18 makes the most of the slightest puff of wind to reach speeds that can equal it!

Factory Fitted Options

Coloured gennaker

Marine bean bag - Grey/White

Comfort pack:

     - Cushions 7cm thick

      - 2 Textile storage bags

Mooring pack:

        -  Anchor 4 kg (9 lbs)
        - 10m chains (32’10’’)
        - 40 m / 131’ of 12 mm / 1/2’’ diameter rope
         - Anchor and line storage bag
        - 4 Moorings lines (10 m / 32’10’’ - 12 mm / 1/2’’ diameter)
         - 4 Fenders (square shape)

Rope bags - 2 pieces

Removable engine bracket

Attachment point for engine bracket

Boat top cover

Boom transport bag

Mainsail boom cover

Jib roll cover

Rudder storage bag

Custom trailer with straps

3 to 1 point lift system with straps


Design in accordance with European Directive requirements and according to CE certification.

• Polyester sandwich shell and deck, reinforced with fibreglass polyester and vinylester resin

• Chainplates bolted to the hull

• Hull with longitudinal reinforcement and partitioned for unsinkability

• Moulded deck with anti-slip surface

• 2 Polyester / foam sandwich rudders hanging on the transom

• Stainless steel bolts, screws and fittings

• White gel coat


Top coat and white gel coat on moulded parts for a clean and easy-care Finish

Forward Section

• Double V-berth with buoyancy underneath for unsinkability

• Cushions for the V-berth

Central part

• Storage space under the side parts of the cockpit

• Keel winch protective cover

Mast and Rigging

Carbon fibre mast and reinforced boom

Mast, boom and retractable bowsprit with UV protection

Retractable bowsprit, asymmetrical spinnaker bag on deck

Stainless steel jib furler

Mooring chain plate

Mast step designed for easy raising and lowering

Stainless steel standing rigging and turnbuckles

Mainsheet with cleat, swivel, ratchet and 4 ball bearing pulleys

Kicker tackle

2 Jib sheets with travellers and cleats

1 Dyneema mainsail halyard with cleat

1 Dyneema jib halyard

1 Asymmetric spinnaker halyard at mast head

1 Retractable bowsprit

2 Asymmetric spinnaker sheets

Cunningham with travellers and cleats

Carrying case for mast

Tool bag for assembly


Square top and battened mainsail with velcro buckles

Laminated jib with furler, sewn battens and closure along the luff

Asymmetric spinnaker with 2 white tacks

Deck Equipment

Stainless steel chainplates for shrouds and forestay

1 Opening hatch on the foredeck.

Jib furler

Pulleys and cleats for halyards and sheets

Jib rail

Composite tiller & handle

Neoprene access door for navigation.

Plexiglass access door with locking system.

Shroud tension meter.

Keel Configuration

Lifting cast iron keel, polyester laminated with PE epoxy primer and antifouling protection.

Stainless steel winch and Dyneema line to raise the keel.

Safety pin to immobilize the keel in its well.

Keel well seal.

Marine Finance Available

Fox's Yacht Sales can refer you to our Partners SGB/ Societe Generale who can discuss your Marine Finance needs. With our partners at SGB Finance we can help find the correct finance package for you and your boat. SGB offer flexible marine mortgages that can be tailored to suit you including fixing interest rates and lower monthly payments with balloon payments at the end, 10 or 15 year loans.


Disclaimer NEW BOAT

This is a NEW boat, offered for sale, subject to it remaining available.

Beneteau Standard Specification available on request.

The boat benefits from the manufacturers and equipment suppliers standard warranty terms.


Road trailer

Battened mainsail

Outboard engine brackets

Genoa cover

Spinnaker pole

Cockpit cushions


Asymmetric spinnaker

Mainsail cover

Furling genoa

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