English description Fast cruiser / racer, ex charter boat. The most successful 40 footer of its time, this best-seller is equally at home racing at high-level or out on family cruise.
Bruce Farr & Associates hull, efficient appendages, ergonomic cockpit and impressive sail plan,
the First 40.7 is a First first and foremost.
But ocean cruising enthusiasts will no doubt be the most surprised to find in the cruising version the highly practical
removable cockpit lockers, the easy-to-handle furling genoa and full-batten mainsail, and the 2.40 m draft, that all
make this an ideal boat for making long crossings in record time… and for enjoying sheltered anchorages.
With its resolutely modern design, the First 40.7 is above all a boat designed for pleasure: the aesthetic pleasure
afforded by the beautiful hull lines, clean deck layout and 9/10th sailplan (mast with 2 sets of spreaders in the cruising
version and 3 sets of spreaders in the racing version), and above all the pure pleasure of sailing a fast, functional yacht.
Bénéteau and Bruce Farr & Associates have put all their expertise, experience and enthusiasm into the design and
production of this racing cruiser. Structurally speaking, only thoroughly tried solutions giving the best possible
performance have been adopted, so that your First 40.7- Boat and Yacht Broker - International Yacht Broker for Sail Yachts + Power Boats - since 1987.
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