Child’s Play at the Helm of the Beneteau First 27

Child’s Play at the Helm of the Beneteau First 27

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We recently shared a somewhat hair-raising video of a Beneteau First 27 (formerly the Seascape 27) setting a new class short-distance speed record. However, the boat is also great for family daysailing and coastal cruising: one of the reasons we picked it as a winner in the 2015 Best Boats contest, back when the boat first came down the ways as the Seascape 27: side to the boat’s personality is clearly evident in a recent clip of a young sailor making knots on a sunny day. Wish we were doing that now!

For more on the Beneteau First 27, click here, or see the SAIL magazine review of the boat (back when it was still the Seascape 27) here.

February 2019