Mark Cameron Yachts

Beneteau First 32


Significantly upgraded in current ownership



Lying: Dunstaffnage, Argyll, Scotland., United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelBeneteau First 32
NameFreya of Dunstaffnage
DesignerJean Barret
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingDunstaffnage, Argyll, Scotland., United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP hull with external iron ballast keel
Keel TypeFin Keel


EngineYanmar 2QM15 marine diesel engine. 14hp @2800RPM 2 cylinder, naturally aspirated, raw water cooled marine diesel engine. Kanzaki mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Fuel Capacity45l


Drinking Water Capacity200l


A cruiser-racer the Beneteau First 32 proved to be very popular at the time of its launch in 1980. Offering comfortable accommodation below decks for a maximum of 6 people with a spacious cockpit ideally suited to family cruising. With a full crew her powerful hull shape and masthead rig proved highly capable around the cans.
FREYA OF DUNSTAFFNAGE is very well presented example of the Beneteau First 32. Extensively upgraded in the current ownership she has been lightly used for family cruising. she is offered with a comprehensive inventory, highlights of which are:

Hyde Sails Mainsail (2015)

Hyde Sails Genoa (2013)
Cruising chute and two spinnakers.
Saturn Sails stackpack sail cover with lazy jacks (2015)
Sprayhood (2016) with cockpit tent.
Autohelm navigation instruments
Raymarine autohelm
Furuno radar.
Diesel fired heating system (2017)
Plastimo gas cooker, gimbal-mounted (2014)
Headlining and hull lining all replaced since 2014.
New cushions and upholstery in forward and aft cabins since 2013.

In addition, the boat is offered with all crockery and cutlery, an ideal first boat for somebody wanting to simply sail away. Wintering afloat she is available for viewing by prior arrangement.



Single piece GRP moulded hull.
Hand consolidated heavyweight laminate.
Moulded stringers and floors internally.
Plywood bulkheads laminated to hull and deckhead.
Bolt-on cast iron fin-shaped ballast keel.
Keel professionally grit blasted, primed and faired.
Original gelcoat finish.

Single piece GRP moulded hull.
Hand consolidated heavyweight laminate.
Decks and coachroof finished with moulded non-slip textured panels.
Cockpit seating and sole finished with hardwood battens and a grating.
Port and starboard cabin windows replaced 2014.
A 2019 insurance survey report is available upon request.

Deck stepped, mast stepped, masthead sloop rig.
Anodised alloy mast and spars.
Standing rigging of 1x19 stainless steel wire, forestay and shrouds replaced 2013.
Spinnaker Pole (in need of repair)
Profurl roller reefing system on forestay.
Slab reefing mainsail.
Removable inner forestay.
Babystay with block and tackle adjuster, easily moved when working with spinnaker pole.
Mechanical backstay adjuster.
Block and tackle type kicker.
All halyards replaced winter 2014/15.
Genoa sheets fitted new 2018.
'Granny Bars' fitted to deck in way of mast port and starboard.
Lines lead aft to cockpit on port and starboard sides of the companionway.
Cockpit halyard winches (4 in total) and rope clutches (12 in total) port and starboard sides of the companionway.
Halyard bags in cockpit for storage of lines.
Lazyjacks fitted for mainsail.
Mast mounted radar scanner and radar reflector.

Primary Winches - 2x Lewmar 40, two-speed.
Cockpit Halyard Winches - 2x Lewmar 24, single-speed. 2x Lewmar 8, single-speed.
Mast Mounted Winches - 2x Lewmar 6, single speed.

Mainsail - White Dacron laminate, radial cut. Slab reefing, 3 reefs. Hyde Sails 2015.
Genoa - White Dacron. Tri-radial cut, roller reefing. Hyde Sails. 2013.
Spinnaker - Tri-radial. Very lightly used.
Spinnaker - Radial.
Cruising Chute

Mainsail Cover - Stackpack type cover, blue with mast boot and lazyjacks. Saturn Sails 2015.
Sprayhood - Blue with windows forward. Sail Doctor 2016.
Cockpit Tent - Custom made cover with frame, secures to sprayhood forward.

Bower Anchor - CQR on calibrated chain rode.
Electric Anchor Windlass - Quick Genius windlass. Footswitches on foredeck with additional switched to operate windlass in cockpit and cabin.
Mooring Warps - Selection
Fenders - Selection.

Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit rails.
Stainless steel, toerail mounted stanchions supporting double stainless steel guard wires.
Alloy toerail running the length of the deck edge.
Double bow roller stainless steel stemhead fitting.
Alloy mooring cleats forward and aft.
Electric windlass mounted on deck with chain self-stowing into the locker.
Below deck level chain locker, accessed via an opening deck hatch.
Spinnaker pole downhaul deck block mounted on track to allow tweaking of lead.
Stainless steel, tubular 'Granny Bars' mounted on deck, port and starboard sides of the companionway.
Halyard and lines run aft to cockpit on port and starboard sides of coachroof.
Hardwood grabrails running along outside edges of coachroof.
U-shaped cockpit seating, finished with fore and aft running hardwood slats.
Primary winches mounted outboard on coamings.
Halyard and control line winches mounted port and starboard sides of the companionway.
Cockpit locker beneath starboard cockpit seat, forward. Small lockers to port and starboard sides of rudder stock.
Liferaft storage space under aft cockpit seat.

Depth - Autohelm ST50
Log - Autohelm ST50
Wind - Autohelm ST50 (wind speed reading not working, does display on repeater).
Repeater - Autohelm ST50 Nav-Data display.
Plotter - Raymarine RC420
Radar - Furuno 1715, with 2kwn mast-mounted scanner.
Autopilot - Raymarine ST4000+ with tiller pilot drive.
MadMan wireless controller fitted new in 2017, spare control fob also aboard.
VHF - Cobra Marine DSCVHF with cockpit speaker.
Magnetic Compass - Plastimo Contest 101. (2016)
Hand Bearing Compass - Plastimo.

Freshwater System - Pressurised hot and cold water system. Hot water provided by calorifier heated from Webasto C diesel fired heater. Faucets in galley and heads, heads tap extending out to function as a showerhead.
Galley Stove - Plastimo Neptune 4500. 2 bunrer, grill and oven. Gimbal mounted. (2014)
Coolbox - Top loading.
Heating - MV Airo 2kw diesel fired blown air system. Dedicated diesel tank fitted and remote control key-fob. (2017)
Water Heating - Webasto C Top diesel fired wet system, heating calorifier only.
Heads - RM manual marine toilet.
Lighting - Overhead lighting with bunk reading lights. Mixture of LED and normal filament bulbs.
Window Blinds - Pop-stud blinds fitted internally. (2018).
Stereo - Kenwood CD/Radio head unit, saloon speakers.
TV - Technika flat-screen TV with inbuilt DVD player. (2017)
Upholstery - Aft cabin cushions and covers replaced 2013. Forward cabin cushions and covers replaced 2019.
Headlining - Linings throughout the interior, headlining and hull lining in forward and aft cabins all replaced since 2014.

Traditionally finished below decks. Joinery work of teak veneered plywood and solid timber, finished in a gloss varnish. Varnished teak and holly type soleboards. Hull linings in cabins finished in carpet, all new in current ownership. Hull lining in saloon of teak slats finished in varnish. Headlining finished in same carpet as hull lining, all new during current ownership.
Description of accommodation from forward.
Forepeak - Single berth on port side. In-fill section creates double bunk. Storage locker and small hanging locker on starboard side aft. Shelves running the length of the bunks overhead outboard. Single opening large deck hatch with a ventilator. New cushions and covers fitted in 2019.
Saloon - Bench settees running along port and starboard sides of saloon. Both settees converting to single berths. Lee cloths fitted for starboard bunk. Centrally mounted, double dropleaf saloon table. Bottle rack beneath table. Blue leather upholstery in saloon. Storage provided beneath bunks.
Nav Station - Forward facing chart table with dedicated forward-facing navigators seat. Radar display mounted forward, chart plotter and autopilot control mounted outboard forward. Multi-function repeater mounted outboard with DSC VHF. Chart table provides chart storage within table and bosun locker below.
Galley - L-shaped galley. Single stainless steel sink forward. Top loading coolbox located inboard of sink. Gimbal mounted gas cooker outboard aft. Storage lockers outboard of cooker, pan storage locker beneath cooker, general locker beneath sink.
Heads - Accessed aft of chart table. Forward-facing manual marine toilet mounted aft aft end of the compartment. Countertop and wash handbasin outboard. Storage lockers outboard and beneath countertop.
Aft Cabin - Compact double bunk aft. Small storage locker and standing space forward. Single opening porthole into cockpit footwell.

Manual Bilge Pump
Electric Bilge Pump - Seaworld pump with auto/manual switching.
Bilge Level Alarm - Integrated with the electric bilge pump.
Boarding Ladder - Transom mounted.
Tender - Avon Redcrest, with outboard bracket and seat.
Battery Chargers - x2 with extension leads to connect to shore power.
Spinlock Tiller Extension.

MOB Recovery Sling - Seago
Horseshoe Buoy - x2
Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Fire Blanket.

Yanmar 2QM15 marine diesel engine.
14hp @2800RPM
2 cylinder, naturally aspirated, raw water cooled marine diesel engine.
Kanzaki mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Engine last serviced spring 2019.
OEM exhaust elbow fitted new in 2013.
Sterngear overhauled 2016, new stainless steel prop shaft, bronze P-bracket and cutlass bearing fitted.
Two blade, bronze prop.
Cruising spares for engine aboard.

Engine Bank - Fitted new 2017.
Domestic Bank - Fitted new 2015.
Voltmeter on ships switch panel.

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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