2024 Beneteau America First 14

Building on the legacy of the legendary Beneteau Wizz, the First 14 reproduces the exhilarating experience of fast planing dinghies. Light, accessible, and easy to handle, the boat is perhaps best described as truly fun, with a quality of build that simplifies maintenance and guarantees worry-free ownership.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Beneteau America
Model: First 14
Year: 2024
Condition: New
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Bulb Keel


Length: 14'1 ft
Length Of Deck: 14'1 ft
Beam: 5'7 ft
Bridge Clearance: 6'10 ft
Dry Weight: 159 lb
Ballast: 2207 lb


Boat Class: Racers
More Info :
  • Vinyl-ester vacuum infused hull, deck and structure with PVC foam cored sandwich and glass-fibres

  • Hull and deck moulded in single tone off-white gelcoat

  • Rolled antiskid on the cockpit floor

  • D2 design category following European Directive and CE certification requirements

Daggerboard and Steering Arrangement
  • Two daggerboard casings (forward casing for full-sails set setup, aft casing for mainsail-only sail configuration)

  • One GRP daggerboard in the gelcoat finish

  • One GRP rudder blade in the gelcoat finish

  • Anodised and powder-coated aluminium rudder box with carbon tiller and Ronstan Battlestick tiller extension

  • Two-section aluminium mast with spreaders

  • Aluminium boom

  • Carbon bowsprit, UV protected

  • Mainsail, jib and gennaker halyard

  • 1/19 3 mm / 0,12 inch shrouds with stay adjusters on the side shrouds

Mainsail Controls
  • Mainsheet with blocks, a-frame and cleat on the boom
  • Aluminium gnav (vang system above the boom) system with purchase and cleat on the mast foot
  • Cunningham purchase with a cleat on the mast foot
  • Outhaul with cam cleat under the boom
Jib Controls
  • Jib furler and furling line
  • Continous jib halyard in the zip-pocket with jib cunningham
  • Self-tacking jib track with adjustable limiters, jib sheet, blocks and cleat on the mast foot
Gennaker Controls
  • Gennaker snuffer
  • Continuous single-rope gennaker halyard and retriever line with cleat and blocks
  • Bowsprit extension system operated and connected with the gennaker halyard
  • Continuous gennaker sheets with automatic ratchet blocks

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