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Annapolis, Maryland, US, 21403
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2000 Beneteau 40.7

location icon Annapolis, Maryland
Year 2000
Length 40'8 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Beneteau

Designer Farr Yacht Design, the 2000 Beneteau 40.7 is ready to race and cruise.  Corybantic has been professionally prepared and maintained and is equipped for inshore and offshore racing with extensive electronics and a full sail inventory.  She has raced under PHRF and IRC and is on the the best equipped and most successful Beneteau First 40.7 on the east coast.  She has raced on the Chesapeake Bay as well as the Newport to Bermuda and Annapolis to Newport races

This is a well cared, nothing better prepared for First 40.7. Updates included are new racing sails from  and electronics. (preliminary listing, more into to follow).  


Year Built 2000
Category Sail
Length Overall 40 ft
Beam 14'1 ft
Max Draft 7'9 ft
Cabins 3
Electrical System 110 V
Double Berths 1
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID BEY22192J900
Keel Fin Keel
Drive Type Sail
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 30 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 34 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 84 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 10 gal

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo
Model: MD 2030 CBT
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 30hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Feathering
Year: 1999
Engine Location: Center

Bruce Farr designed Racer/Cruiser has built more 40 foot racer/cruisers than any one else in the world.  There is plenty of room with 2 large aft cabins each with a private entry door with ample hanging and storage with family cruising and racing in mind. Large double v-berth bed as well.  The First 41.7 has a well designed under body and a powerful, balanced rig and sailing plan. Galley is to port, main salon is forward which has settees on each side of a centerline teak table.

Head Compartment

  • Headroom 6'2"
  • fully molded head compartment with USCG approved marine toilet and holding tank
  • Round stainless steel washbasin with mixer tap, pressurized hot and cold shower
  • Lock with door
  • Mirror above washbasin
  • 12v sump pump for shower
  • Towel rails and accessories
  • Overhead light
  • (2) Lewmar opening hatches


  • Electric bilge pump
  • Hand-operated bilge pump
  • 84 gals of fresh water capacity
  • 6 gals water heater (engine and shore power)
  • Pressurized water system with expansion tank
  • 12v sump pump for shower

Nav Station

  • Large 1'9" x 2'6" chart table
  • Electric water gauge
  • Stowage Bookshelf
  • (1) Lewmar opening porthole
  • Pigeon hole storage compartments

Forward Cabin

  • Headroom 6'2"
  • Double v-berth (7'3"x 5'9")
  • Storage under berth
  • Lockers alongside hull
  • Hanging locker
  • Opening Lewmar deck hatch
  • Halogen reading lights
  • Ceiling lights
  • Door into head

Aft Cabins

  • Headroom 6"3
  • Double berth (6'7"x 5'4")
  • Hanging locker
  • Locker alongside hull
  • Stowage space under berth
  • Storage shelves at head of bed
  • Overhead light
  • (1) Lewmar porthole opening into the cockpit
  • (1) Lewmar porthole opening into the cabin side


  • Headroom 6'5"
  • Settee with cushions and back rests (settee length - 6'3")
  • Lockers above the seat-backs
  • Stowage in the settee backs rests
  • Bar in the settee back rest to starboard
  • (1) Lewmar opening hatch with blind
  • (2) Fixed hull portholes
  • Grabrails with built-in blinds
  • Salon table with wood inlay and bar
  • (4) Overhead halogen lights
  • Opening ports
  • Full Galley with plenty of counter space and storage
  • Headroom 6'5"
  • Double stainless steel rectangular sinks with mixer tap pressurized hot and cold 
  • Gimbaled 2-burner LPG stove with oven
  • 12 volt electric refrigerator 
  • Cutlery drawer
  • Trash can
  • (3) Stowage compartments with doors
  • (2) Overhead lights
  • Dust pan in the floor
  • (1) Lewmar opening porthole
Electrical and Electronics
  • (6) B&G displays: 3 20-20 displays on mast in custom bracket, two FFD in cockpit, one FFD at nav station
  • B&G Performance processor
  • Furuno Navnet 1833C 10.4 inch color chartplotter/radar at Nav station (custom installation)
  • Custom removable radar pole and Furuno-24 inch radome
  • Furuno Navnet 1700C chartplotter/radar at helm on custom mounting
  • Simrad AP-21 Autopilot with new control head
  • AIS receiver 
  • Standard Intrepid VHF with remote access microphone in cockpit 
  • Radio and CD player 
  • LED Masthead light
  • Navionics chip for Chesapeake Bay and Boston to New York
  • Link 10 battery monitor
  • (2) Group 30 Lifeline house batteries (2012)
  • (1) Group 27 Lifeline engine battery (2013)
Sails and Rigging



    Dacron Full Batten Mainsail



  • (1) Dacron Roller Furling Genoa


  • 2019 Ullman 6oz Spinnaker
  • Numerous symmetrical downwind sails - 2S, 1S, Reacher, .6oz and .75 oz

Main Deck Gear:

  • Carbon spinnaker pole
  • (2) genoa cars on each side with custom car adjustment
  • Removable lightweight spectra lazy jacks
  • Jacklines
  • Harken roller furling with removable drum
  • Custom multiple purchase outhaul
  • Second genoa halyard and clutch
  • Cleats to secure hatch board for OR regs
  • New main sheet and traveler lines
  • Navteck backstay adjuster serviced with new seals (2014)
  • Removable Cockpit Seats


Additional Information
  • Lee cloths for quarter berths and main salon settees
  • Second manual bilge pump in cabin meeting ORC regs
  • Offshore number boards
  • Sheetbags
  • Mainsail cover and spinnaker pole cover
  • Epoxy barrier coat on bottom and rudder, professionally faired keel and rudder, burnished Baltoplate (2013)
  • Keel bolts checked and tightened 
  • Rudder bearings replaced with Jeffa bearings (2020)
  • New Vectra steering cable installed (2014)
  • Masthead tricolor with separate power and wiring to meet Offshore regs
  • Engine fuel injectors serviced (2012) 
  • New water pump (2012)
  • New alternator belt (2014)
  • Engine oil and all filters replaced annually
  • New Jabsco manual toilet (2014)
  • Leather covered wheel
  • Harken roller furling system with split removable drum
  • Removable cockpit storage benches
  • New engine shutoff cable (2014)
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.