Jean-Pierre Skov
Northstar Yacht Sales
One Lagoon Rd
Portsmouth, RI, US
Office: 401-683-9200

2001 Beneteau First 47.7
Boat Type: Cruiser Address: Portsmouth, NH, US Price: $199,000


Price Reduced another 10 K


Owner will consider 34-38 Downeast Style Cruiser in Trade

"Levanter" (Name Reserved) is a (2) cabin layout, that is extremely well equipped and ready for your next adventure. The current owners, the original owners, have set her up for offshore short handed cruising. Her many upgrades include:In-boom furling, Solar Panels, Wind Generator, Electric Winches, Additional Refrigeration and the list goes on.

Please review her listing details and then call to get aboard for a first-hand look, you won't be disappointed. 



Basic Information

Manufacturer: Beneteau Vessel Name: Levanter (name reserved)
Model: First 47.7 Boat Type: Cruiser
Year: 2001 Hull Material: Fiberglass
Category: Sail Hull Type:
Condition: Used Hull Color:
Location: Portsmouth, NH, US Designer: Farr Yacht Design, Ltd
Flag of Registry:    

Dimensions & Weight

Length: 47 ft - 14.33 meter Draft - max: 7 ft 7 in - 2.31 meter
LOA: 47 ft - 14.33 meter Bridge Clearance: 64 ft 8 in - 19.71 meter
Beam: 14 ft 9 in - 4.5 meter Dry Weight: -


Make: Yanmar Engine Type: Inboard
Model: Drive Type:
Engine(s): 1 Fuel Type: Diesel
Hours: 1318 Horsepower: 75 (Individual), 75 (combined)
Cruise Speed: - Max Speed: -
Range: - Joystick Control: No

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank: 66 gallons - 1 tank(s) Holding Tank: 25 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank: 185 gallons - 1 tank(s)    


Total Cabins: 2 Crew Cabins: -
Total Berths: 2 Crew Berths: -
Total Sleeps: - Crew Sleeps: -
Total Heads: 2 Crew Heads: -
Captains Cabin: No    



The master stateroom is forward with a large head and shower forward of the berths.  There is a pullman double berth to starboard, and a settee to port.  Aft of the master cabin is the main salon.  The oval table has seating all-round and can be adjusted for heel angle for dining under way. Just aft of the salon table is the L-shaped Galley. The Nav station is opposite the galley to port.  A large head and shower is aft of the Nav station, followed by a double guest cabin. Opposite of the guest cabin on the starboard side is a huge storage cabin located aft of the galley providing excellent storage.  Beautifully varnished interior with abundant natural ventilation and lighting throughout.  Storage is outstanding with her many drawers, cabinets and hanging lockers in every cabin.

  • Headroom: 6'4"
  • Wooden worktop above the icebox
  • Front opening 12v Frigiboat refrigerator (26.41 gal.)
  • Additional top-loading 12v Frigiboat refrigeration/freezer (upgrade)
  • Force 10 Gimbaled 3-burner stove and oven
  • Fold-away varnished wood worktop above the cooker
  • 1 S/S rectangular double sink
  • Counter worktop either side of the sink w/molded wooden lip
  • 1 mixer tap w/pressurized hot and cold water system
  • 1 sea water foot pump and ice box waste outlet
  • Chrome-plated round waste bin
  • Cutlery drawer
  • Cupboards w/sliding baskets
  • Lockers/cupboards along the hull


Electronics at the helm are mounted on the binnacle in a pod and in the designed spaces on the combing and pedestal base.

  • Autopilot ST 6000+
  • RAM VHF mic
  • Raytheon RL 80 C RadarPlotter
  • Raytheon 4kw Dome
  • DGPS antenna
  • S/S Radar post w/leveling head and outboard engine lift
  • ST 60 Multi Display and I 70 Multi Display (Pod mounted)
  • (2) ST 60 Depth Displays (combing mounted)
  • (2) ST 60 Speed Displays (pedestal mounted)
  • (2) ST 60 Wind Displays (pedestal mounted)
  • Hailer Speaker mounted on mast

Electronics at the Nav. Station

  • ST 60 Wind Display
  • ST 60 Tri Data display
  • Raytheon RL 70 C RadarPlotter
  • Raymarine GPS RN 300
  • Icom SSB M-802 w/ Pactor III modem
  • Standard Horizon VHF GX 5500 S

Entertainment Electronics

  • 22" Samsung Flat Screen TV
  • Sony DVD Blue Ray
  • Kenwood CD/Stereo
  • (2) Philips salon speakers
  • Wired for additional cockpit speakers 


12 Volt System:

  • 600 amp hour house battery bank
  • (3) 4D x Deep Cycle house batteries
  • 1 x 110-Amp engine battery
  • (2) 12-volt Battery chargers
  • Heart 2000 Monitor
  • Inverter
  • (2) alternators: 160 amp high output and 80 amp
  • Air Breeze Wind Generator
  • (3) 90 amp solar panels

110 Volt System:

  • 30-amp shore power
  • Outlets throughout
  • Water heater

Sails & Rigging

In-boom furling (Furl Boom) combined with a Lewmar 48 electric halyard winch makes handling her main a dream.

  • Sparcraft 9/10th's tapered fractional triple spreader rig, keel stepped
  • Rigid mechanical boom vang
  • Harken Backstay adjuster
  • Profurl Roller Furling
  • 2012 Doyle Main (boom furling with 6 baattens) excellent condition
  • 2001 Doyle 135% Vectran Genoa very good condition
  • 2007 Doyle 150% Genoa excellent condition (rarely used)
  • 2003 Doyle 3/4 oz. Asymmetrical w/Sock
  • Storm Jib
  • Heavy weather jib


HULL: Solid GRP hull liner, for an efficient distribution stresses.  Balsa ribband. Rudder with glass/carbon/vinylester composite rudder stock

  • 2 Lewmar 58 Self-tailing Electric genoa sheet winches
  • 2 Lewmar 48 Self-tailing secondary winches
  • 1 Lewmar 48 Self-tailing Electric halyard winch (port)
  • 1 Lewmar 44 Self-tailing winch (starboard)
  • 12 Spinlock deck stoppers
  • 6 retractable padeyes w/deckstoppers for spinnaker blocks
  • 2 dorade vents w/protective S/S guards
  • 4x400mm aluminum mooring cleats with S/S protection on toe rail
  • 4x300mm aluminum mooring cleats for the spring lines
  • 2 genoa sheet tracks w/Torlon ball-bearing genoa cars, adjustable under tension
  • 2 single turning blocks w/deckstoppers
  • 2x2 horizontal turning blocks (3 sheave)

DECK: Balsa sandwich for rigidity, weight saving and thermal and sound insulation.  Full deck liner.

  • S/S sternhead fitting with roller
  • Two-way electric windlass
  • S/S forward pulpit
  • S/S stern pulpit
  • Folding boarding platform w/ remote control
  • S/S swim platform
  • Wooden toe rail along the whole of the hull/deck joint
  • S/S stanchions
  • Double lifelines w/gates

  • 3-bladed Gori folding prop 
  • (1) 44lb Lewmar Fast-Set Anchor w/150'  of BBB 3/8" chain
  • Dodger, Bimini and Connector
  • Cockpit cushion
  • Edson S/S rail mounted outboard bracket
  • Magma Grill
  • (2) 12 volt Camforma Fans mounted one in each cabin 
  • (2) winch handles
  • USCG safety gear
  • Dock lines & fenders


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.


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Jean-Pierre Skov
Northstar Yacht Sales
One Lagoon Rd
Portsmouth, RI, US
Office: 401-683-9200