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  • Manufacturer: Beneteau
  • Location: Lymington
  • Year: 1990
  • LOA: 28'2" (8.58m)
  • Beam: 9' 10'' (3.00m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.2
  • ID no.: 04445
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 70 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo 2002
  • Horsepower: 18hphp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: 0
  • Fuel Tank Size: 40 Litres

Broker Remarks

A Beneteau First 285  in very good condition for sale in Lymington,  Hampshire.  'Rayvonne' is in good condition having been very lightly used throughout her life, her interior is excellent for a yacht of this age. The Beneteau 285 is a fantastic blend of performance and comfort. The Beneteau's from this era have a reputation of being strongly constructed with a quality finish.
They are easily sailed with all lines led back to the cockpit and they sail fast on all points and strengths of wind.
This Beneteau First 285 is the most popular shoal keel version with a winged keel giving a draft of 1.2m perfect for exploring the remotest rivers and bays as well as being able to use the French canals.
Down below she has two double cabins and good-sized heads and well laid out galley. The saloon is spacious, comfortable with a folding table and 6ft 3 headroom.

She is ashore in Lymington for viewing.


The Beneteau 285 has great accommodation for her size, she has two large cabins and two saloon berths ,a total of 6 berths in all. Her separate heads compartment has a Jabsco toilet, vanity unit, washbasin with pressurized water. and a mirror. The galley has dry storage, a cold box,two-burner oven and a stainless steel sink.

Mechanical and Rigging

Volvo 2002 18hp engine
Shaft drive
Two bladed prop
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit.
Rotostay furling genoa system
Spinnaker pole
Tiller with extension
Anodized aluminium mast and boom
Adjustable backstay


Husun VHF radio
Bilge pump
Pressurized cold water system
Navigation lights
Steering compass
Fenders and warps
Anchor, chain and warp
Jabsco heads

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