'Milou II' is a well presented Beneteau First 25.7 with a lifting keel for maximum versatility. Built in 2008 and has always been well maintained, with very low engine hours. Currently ashore for the winter, viewings highly recommended, by appointment only - Whyboats.
DESIGNED BY GROUPE FINOT AND BUILT BY BENETEAU, FRANCE IN 2008
GRP Hull, Deck and Superstructure
Lifting keel and twin rudders
LOA: 7.5m / 24'5''
Draft: Max 1.85m / 6'07'' Min 0.85m / 2'8''
Beam: 2.75m / 9'1''
Displacement: 2,150 kg
Yanmar 2YM15 diesel 14HP engine
3 bladed Kiwi propeller
Fuel tank has a capacity of 30 litres
2 x 12v 70 amp batteries
Shore power with stainless steel outlets
Intergrated Battery charger
SLEEPS 4 IN SALOON AND ONE CABIN
Separate wc compartment with sea toilet
The interior woodwork is of Mukali, pear finish
Forepeak - 1.90M x 1.50M double berth with mattress and under berth storage
Saloon with 1.75M (5'7" headroom)
1 settee convertible to double berth (as standard) and 1 settee doubling as single berth with mattress (1.95M x 0.60M and 2.05M x 0.60M)
4 removable stowage nets fixed on two stainless steel bars the length of the hull to port and starboard
Drop leaf saloon table housing lifting keel mechanism
Galley equipped with single burner gas hob
Stainless steel safety rail to hob
GRP sink with spout, foot pump
Under sink stowage stainless steel bottle holder and clip support for dustbin
50L GRP icebox with baskets and wood cover
Radio CD/MP3 player.
Aluminium mast and spars
Stainless steel standing rigging
4 batten Hyde mainsail with 2 reefing lines and stack pack
Furling Hyde genoa with anti uv strip (110% overlap)
Cruising chute pole, sheets, halyard and swivel eyes
Sails laundered and stored ashore every winter.
Forestay and Backstay and cap shrouds replaced 2017
Mainsail and genoa by Hyde club racing sail
Working sail area 393.96 sq. ft.
Tack tick wind, depth, speed and log display system
Instrumentation displayed on Tick tack wireless 'Maxi" display and also on roving display on neck lanyard
Raymarine tiller pilot- New 2015
Icom VHF/DSC radio additional remote handset in cockpit
Steering compass on bulkhead
Teak slatted cockpit benches
Stainless steel bow roller fitting
Two Harken 16 self tailing winches
Stainless steel pushpin & pulpit with lifelines
Liferaft stowage aft of cockpit
Compass on bulkhead
Warps and fenders
Tiller extension - Spinlock.
Tecsew spray hood with grab rail
Tecsew cockpit cover with panels, that forms an extra cabin and full standing height, follow link ( http://www.tecsew.com/cockpit-enclosures/beneteau-first-257-cockpit-enclosure?highlight=WyJiZW5ldGVhdSIsIjI1LjciXQ== )
Manual bilge pump
Push pit and pull pit
Bursledon Bridge, Bursledon
Southampton, Hampshire SO31 8AZ