First 40

  • The First 40 is a 12-meter boat and is made by Beneteau. It is ideally suited to take part in regattas and has excellent sailing controls and easy handling.

    It has a unique design for the Cruiser-Racer series, and the proof is the amount of awards that this model has achieved over time. It is characterised by good control, but also for its spaciousness, its handling and its comfort.

    This boat has a hull length of 12.24 meters and a width of 3.89 meters. The fuel tanks have a capacity of 130 liters, allowing you to travel and sail long distances with the 40-horsepower engine, before they have to stop somewhere in order to be refueled. It also has a tank with 200 liters of fresh water for the kitchen and showers, allowing you to partake in long trips at sea.

    This boat is perfect for a group holiday and will take you to a utopia that will let you leave the rest of the world back at home for a few days. The exterior design of the vessel was designed with attention to each and every detail. The First 40 looks elegant with sharp, black lines on a gray hull, giving a sleek, gentle and yet sporty look for the boat. The deck is very well laid out and spacious, whilst the cockpit area is designed to allow safe and good vision for the driver of the boat.

    This fabulous boat offers a maximum capacity of up to 8 people, thanks to two large cabins with double beds, a captain's cabin in the bow with its own bathroom and also you have the opportunity to have two single beds in the cabins. The interior of the boat has a charming, homely character, because in all cabins there is pleasant lighting and the room wide and comfortable. In the dining area you can change the location of the dining table after you wish to make room for more or fewer guests, so you are prepared for every situation perfectly. The kitchen is built L-shaped and can be locked thanks to an innovative system for your safety while driving. The decor and furnishings of the interiors is matched quality and harmony with the needs of its passengers.

    Rent the First 40 now for your sailing trip and opt for a holiday with comfort, relaxation and plenty of unforgettable memories with your friends and your family.

    Technical specifications

    Model: First 40
    Type:
    Length: 12.58
    Beam: 3.89
    Draft: 2.45
    Displacement: 7900
    Motorboats: Sail drive
    Horse Power: 40
    Day by day capacity: 1

Destinations where you can hire a First 40

  • Yacht charter in Athens
  • <p>Set sail and choose a <strong>yacht charter in Athens</strong> and explore the capital, cultural and financial centre of Greece, and cradle of European civilisation. Rent a crewed, skippered or bareboat yacht and experience all that Greece, the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean has to offer. With more than 5000 years of history, this city is home to marvellous monuments, squares, parks and museums, intermixing the old and the new. Mythology is woven into the fabric of the city, with hills and ruins being a normal part of the city’s landscape. </p> <p>Athens is home to over 3.8 million people, and the average temperature varies between 12º and 22º Celsius, with 260 days of sun annually. Athens has a warm, mild climate throughout most of the year, with the busiest times being from May until October. The best way to get to know Greece is by relaxing on its sunny beaches, taking tours round its monuments, and enjoying its vibrant nightlife, all of which you can enjoy when you charter your yacht in Athens. This choice offers you the most flexibility in terms of adapting your trip to your preferences and needs, without having to waste time on a cruise; instead being able to spend your holiday doing what you want, where you want.</p> <p>The Ionian Islands make up a significant amount of Greece, two of the most exciting groups of islands are the Cyclades and the Saronic Islands, which include many sites to visit such as the fun city of Mykonos. You simply have to explore! Moreover, with easy access to the Mediterranean, you can visit nearby islands such as Sicily, Malta and also Turkish islands. Owing to the sheer variety of Greek islands in terms of population, activities available and wildlife, we recommend you plan a route in advance, to your needs and preferences. Wherever you go however, we recommend visiting Athens, or at least stopping at this historic city on your voyage. </p> <h2>What to see in Athens</h2> <p>Athens boasts a huge range of things to see and do during your yacht charter holiday in Greece. Whilst on your yacht charter in Athens, you will have the opportunity to explore this city's incredible past. Among Athens’ many extraordinary sights, some of the must-sees include the Acropolis, the Pantheon, the Dionysus Theatre and the House of Music. If you’re interested in art and archaeology, be sure to explore the National Archaeological Museum, where you’ll find a huge collection of pottery and many other objects from Ancient Greece, which will take you to the origins of modern civilisation, art, and history.</p> <h2>Central Athens</h2> <p>Athens is a highly pedestrian-friendly city, and you can easily walk around the city centre, whilst shopping and stopping at one of its quaint restaurants. For those who are interested in the evening entertainment of Athens, it’s worth visiting Athen’s harbour, Piraeus, home to many typically Greek bars, with a relaxed atmosphere. The most tourist-oriented areas are Plaka and Monastiraki. In Plaka, you’ll find Arabesque architecture, and remnants of ancient Ottoman traditions in its shops and street markets. Monastiraki is also a tourist-oriented shopping district, with influences from many civilizations. Typical of the area are street markets, where you can see locals selling all kinds of things, from sofas to televisions on market days. </p> <p>As the country’s capital, Athens is home to a Greece’s diverse range of establishments, restaurants, cafés, casinos and nightclubs with a lively and vibrant atmosphere in the evenings. Its nightlife is matched only by that of Mykonos, nicknamed the Ibiza of the Aegean, due to its sophisticated, vibrant culture and its many nightclubs and festivals. </p> <p>Once you’ve taken in Athens’ scenic coastline from your chartered yacht, why not go walking amongst one of Athens many hills, which are ideal for hiking and also provide spectacular views of the city, the most famous being Mount Lycabettus, Filopappos and of course, the ancient Acropolis. The Acropolis is an ancient Greek citadel which contains buildings that were built almost 2,500 years ago! Here you’ll be able to see Athens’ ancient streets, monuments and the distant sea, from above. A truly amazing sight to behold, especially at the beautiful Greek, Athenian sunset. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Immerse yourself in the Greek way of life and go out to dinner, taking your time to enjoy the various local dishes and watch the evening entertainment. For tourists looking to enjoy a bit of partying while on their yacht charter in Athens, a night in Piraeus is a popular choice. Piraeus is Athens’ Harbour, one of the most important shipping junctions in the Mediterranean from ancient times and the largest port in Greece. From here it is possible to take a ferry to other Greek islands and enjoy the scenery that they have to offer. In Athens, it’s not a place where old meets new in this fantastic city, but also a place where east meets west. For example, one can spend time in the colourful Turkish bazaars, whilst seeing beautiful 18th century neoclassical architecture in the same street. It is for this reason that many people have nicknamed Athens “The pearl of the Mediterranean”. </p> <p>Don’t miss out on this glorious city and take advantage of the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete. Choose a yacht charter in Athens to enjoy this vibrant, exciting and city, which is unparalleled in its historical, artistic and cultural heritage. </p>

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
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