**First 36.7**, here in "

*deep draft*" version, is a 35’

**monohull sailboat**designed by

*Bruce Farr*. She was built by

*Bénéteau*(France) and made of monolithic fiberglass / polyester. This sailboat was produced between 2002 and 2008 with about 800 hulls completed.

The **First 36.7** belongs to the *First* range. The **First 36.7** is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Shoal draft.

First 36.7's Main Features | |
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Model | First 36.7 |

Version | Deep draft |

Type of hull | Monohull |

Category | Cruiser-racer sailboat |

Shipyard | |

Designer | Bruce Farr |

Range | First |

Construction | Hull: monolithic fiberglass / polyester Deck: sandwich balsa / fiberglass / polyester |

First built hull | 2002 |

Last built hull | 2008 |

Number of hulls built | About 800 |

Appendages | Keel : Fin with bulb |

Helm | 1 wheel |

Rudder | 1 spade rudder |

Cockpit | Closed aft cockpit |

Unsinkable | No |

Trailerable | No |

EC certification | A |

Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) | N/A |

First 36.7's Main dimensions | |
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Length overall | 36’ |

Hull length | 35’ |

Waterline length | 30’ 4” |

Beam (width) | 11’ 4” |

Draft | 7’ 2” |

Mast height from DWL | 55’ 10” |

Light displacement | 12941 lbs |

Ballast weight | 3851 lbs |

Ballast type | Lead |

French customs tonnage | 11.75 Tx |

First 36.7's Rig and sails | |
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Upwind sail area | 833 sq.ft |

Downwind sail area | 1419 sq.ft |

Mainsail area | 397 sq.ft |

Genoa area | 436 sq.ft |

Symetric spinnaker area | 1023 sq.ft |

Rigging type | Sloop Marconi 9/10 |

Rotating spars | No |

Mast position | Keel stepped mast |

Spars | Mast and boom in Aluminum |

Number of levels of spreaders | 2 |

Spreaders angle | 20 ° |

IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) |
46’ 5” |

JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) |
13’ |

PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) |
45’ 5” |

EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) |
15’ 7” |

First 36.7's Performances | |
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HN (French rating) | 26.5 |

Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat. |
23.78 |

Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat. |
40.52 |

Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat. |
211 |

Ballast ratioiThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of the stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the weight of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shape and the position of the center of gravity, only boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shape should be considered.Higher the ballast ratio is, greater is the stability. |
30 % |

Prismatic coefficientiThe prismatic coefficient is obtained by dividing the volume of the boat (mass divided by the density of water) by the waterline length multiplied by the area of the maximum transverse section. This coefficient describes the effectiveness of a sailboat for a certain speed range: lower is the coefficient (<0.45), more effective the yacht is below its hull speed; higher the coefficient is, more the boat is suitable for planning speed. |
0.57 |

Righting moment @ 30°iThe righting moment is a moment (torque) that tends to restore a boat to its previous position after a rotational displacement. Its value corresponds to the torque needed to heel the boat for this angle.Higher the righting moment is for an angle, greater is the stability at this angle. |
28932 lbs.ft |

Maximum righting momentiThe righting moment is a moment (torque) that tends to restore a boat to its previous position after a rotational displacement. Its value corresponds to the torque needed to heel the boat for this angle.Higher the righting moment is for an angle, greater is the stability at this angle. |
36165 lbs.ft @ 55.00 ° |

Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34. |
7.37 knots |

First 36.7's Auxiliary engine | |
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Engine(s) | 1 |

Engine type | Inboard engine |

Engine (min/max) | 29 HP |

Fuel type | Diesel |

Fuel tank capacity | 19.8 gal |

First 36.7's Accommodation | |
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Cabin(s) | 3 |

Berth(s) (min/max) | 6 / 8 |

Head(s) | 1 |

Fresh water tank capacity | 71.9 gal |

Water heater capacity | 5.8 gal |

Holding tank capacity | 23.2 gal |

Fridge/ice-box capacity | 23.8 gal |

Chart table | 2’ 4” x 2’ |

Maximum headroom | 6’ 5” |

Galley headroom | 6’ 5” |

Head headroom | 5’ 11” |

First 36.7's Saloon | |
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Maximum headroom | 6’ 2” |

Berth length | 6’ 5” |

Berth width | 1’ 7” |

First 36.7's Fore cabin | |
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Maximum headroom | 6’ 2” |

Berth length | 6’ 5” |

Berth width | 4’ 7” |

First 36.7's Aft cabin | |
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Maximum headroom | 6’ 2” |

Berth length | 6’ 6” |

Berth width | 4’ 4” |