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42 years of Beneteau’s legendary First range

Beneteau’s First range is celebrating 42 spectacular years of smooth sailing!
In 1977, the now iconic First range was launched by visionary, Francois Chalain with the birth of the First 30. Now in 2019, over 24,000 Firsts have been built, including 70 different models and countless victories in international regattas.

From the very beginning, the range has found both success and popularity via classic French design, high performance and comfort. In fact, the First range has given their owners more podium wins in races around the world than any other production cruiser racer.

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Now we wait for the exciting launch of the new First Yacht 53 at this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival in September. Designed by Roberto Biscontini and Lorenzo Argento, the First Yacht 53 will be graced with an ultra-sleek minimalist design, high power operation, supreme on-board technology and spacious living areas featuring the best in quality materials. Get ready for 53 ft. of Beneteau’s best!

The premium First range has written some of the finest chapters in sailing history and will clearly continue to do so.

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