Design #496 First 44.7
Arguably one of the most successful sailing yacht builders of all time, Beneteau and Beneteau USA have been important partners with Farr Yacht Design for almost 15 years. Our most recent designs, the First 40.7 and the First 36.7 have both enjoyed success on the IMS racing circuits in Europe and in the US at regattas on both coasts. Our most recent cruising design, the Beneteau 57 is also enjoying robust sales in it's first year in Europe. It's should be no surprise then that Beneteau has come back to Farr Yacht Design to continue the successful First Series of yachts.
Designed to fill the void between the popular 40.7 and 47.7 the new 44.7 should have wide appeal to those customers looking for a bit more room but wanting the manageability of a smaller yacht.
There will be both a race and cruise version of the yacht with the race version having one head aft and a