Beneteau First 44.7 - Another Painkiller


Another Painkiller is a 2004 Beneteau First 44.7 that is now listed exclusively for sale with YOTI Pittwater. 

Designed by Bruce Farr, the Beneteau 44.7 is an award winning racer / cruiser that will deliver pleasure in spades whether racing to Hobart or cruising the Whitsundays. 

Another Painkiller is a 3 cabin version with a head to service the aft double quarter berths and separate ensuite for the forward owner's cabin. The L-Shaped galley has a 12v top opening fridge along with a two burner gas stove and oven and twin basin stainless steel sink. 
She has been comprehensively set up to race with a Southern Spars carbon mast, EC6 carbon standing rigging and an extensive suite of carbon race sails as well as Dacron delivery sails - and is in full CAT 1.

She has B&G GPS at the helm + B&G Hercules wind and speed instruments as well as a Raymarine plotter at the Nav station. 

For further details or to arrange inspection on Pittwater please contact Ian Greentree 0437 397 298.


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Price SOLD
Price Base SOLD
Brand Beneteau
Model FIRST 44.7
Length 44.00 Feet
Year 2004
Category Yacht and Sail Boats
Hull Type GRP
Hull Style Single
Power Type Sail
Type Of Sales Dealer
Engine Make Engine Re-Built May 2018. Model - D2-55.
Engine Type Diesel 54 hp
Condition Used
State New South Wales
Stock Number Another Painkiller
Designer Bruce Farr.
Builder Beneteau Yachts, France
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) 350 ltrs - Stainless Steel tank.
Hull Construction Material GRP
Hull Type Monohull
Deck Construction Material GRP
Length (feet) 44' feet
Length (m) 13.42 m
Beam/Width (m) 3.97 m
Draft (m) 2.61 m
Keel/Ballast Cast iron & lead.
Displacement 9,430 kg
Engine Notes Engine Re-Built May 2018. Model - D2-55. Serial - 5102972053K. Engine under companionway. Engine serviced twice peryear by Mainstay Marine. Last service Nov 19. In excellent condition. Cruises 6.5 kn @3.5 l/hr. Surge 7.5 kn.
Engine Hours 360 hrs Approx. (since re- build).
Horse Power (hp) 54 hp
Number of Batteries 3 x house batteries and 1 x cranking battery (new in Dec 2019).
Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 160 ltrs
Propeller 2 blade folding.
Steering System Single Wheel Steering.
Accomodation Notes 3 x Private double cabins. Currently in race configuration with forward berth used as the sail locker.
Number of Berths 7
Number of Showers 2 x Hot & Cold internal and 1 in cockpit.
Number of Toilets Forward toilet electric and aft manual with holding tank.
Galley Notes Salt water hand pump at galley. Hot Water System - Pressure hot and cold water + salt water tap.
Stove 2 burner gas stove with oven (gimbled).
Refrigeration 12 volt top loading electric.
Number of Sinks 2 x stainless steel sinks. Salt water hand pump at galley.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes Fusion MS-RA70N stereo with 2 x speakers in saloon and 2 in cockpit.
Anchor / Winch 2 x anchors with electric anchor windlass.
Bilge Pump 2 x manual (one in cockpit and one in starboard cabin) and 1 x electric.
Deck Gear 1 X electric halyard winch, 2 x Harken 64-2 2 speed self-tailing primary winches in cockpit. 2 x Harken 44 2 speed self-tailing jib sheet winches in cockpit. 2 x Harken 44 2 speed self-tailing coach house winches. 6 x winch handles. Fenders. Boat hook.
Mast/Rigging Type - Fractional rig with twin swept back spreaders. All controls led back to cockpit. Easily sailed two -up. Mast - Carbon Southern Spar Mast, Removed and fully inspected in 2018, Inspected by Southern Spars Nov 2019. Boom -Aluminium boom. Rigging - EC6 Standing Rigging - 2011, Inspected by Southern Spars Nov 2019. Hydraulically adjustable back stay, Carbon spinnaker pole.
Sail Inventory Mains - Cruising main (GC Dacron 2008), 2 X Carbon Main (EC new 2017), Trysail (EC). Genoas - Carbon 1 (GC 2015), Carbon 2 (FC 2015), Carbon 3 (EC 2017), 4 (Mylar EC 2015), Dacron 5 (EC 2019), Dacron Cruising 3 (EC 2008) Key: EC= Excellent Condition, GC= Good Condition, FC= Fair Condition. Jib - Jib Top (2015), Staysail (2015), No3 Cruising Jib (Dacron). Spinnakers - 1 X MH spinnaker (EC 2017), 1 X Hounds Spinnaker (EC 2017), 2 X MH gennakers (2015), 1 X Hounds Gennaker (EC 2015) Code Zero (EC on furler 2015). Storm Gear - Storm Trysail, Storm Jib.
Electrics LED Interior lighting. Navigation lights. 12 volt, 240 shore power.
Electronics Navigation Sounder/ Log - B&G Hercules boat speed system. Wind Instruments - B&G Hercules wind. Auto Pilot - B&G autohelm. Compass - Furuno Fluixgate, magnetic at wheel. Furuno fluxgate compass. AIS. Boat instruments can link to 'EXPEDITION Racing' program but computer not included in inventory.
Safety Gear Yacht full CAT 1 for Sydney-Hobart 2019.6 x inflatable life jackets. Bosuns chair. Safety grab bag. Cat 1 first aid kit. V-sheet. Float torch. Bolt cutters. Horseshoe float. Fire blanket. Life lines. Jackstays. SOS Danbuoy. Flare kitAYF compliant Life raft. 406 GPS EPIRB.
Covers Lazy jack boom bag with batten + traditional boom cover. Dodger, Boom Tent.
Ground Tackle Chain and warp.
GPS Raymarine C80 chart plotter GPS at nav station. B&G GPS at helm.
Has Navigation Lights Yes.
Radio ICOM HF, ICOM IC-M302 VHF at nav station, Uniden VHF in cockpit + 1 hand held waterproof VHF radio.
Remarks Fastest 44.7 in Australia, Regularly beats Benne 47.7, Benne 40, Benne 45, X Yachts etc. Current SYC Offshore Champion, Current Certificates - Safety Cat 1, Mast & Rig Inspection, AMS, IRC, ORCI, radio, Current IRC Rating = 1.093, A delight to sail. Great passage maker, twilight's, offshore, ocean. Completed 2019 Syd-Hbt. Easily sailed with 2 or racing crew up to 12.
Vessel Name Another Painkiller
Anti-foul Nov 2019 Micron Extra.