Capitalizing on 40 years of expertise, the First 53 is the latest member of the First range, launched by BENETEAU in 1977.
With sights set on high-performance cruising and more, if you are keen on regattas, this “Luxury Performance” sailing yacht was designed for expert sailors and demanding owners. With a well-balanced hull and helm for unique sensations, easy-flow deck plan, modern marine interior with a décor of white lacquered bulkheads and moulded wood, the First 53 gets the renewal of the new generation of First sailing yachts truly underway!

Basic Boat Info

Make: Beneteau
Model: First 53
Naval Architect: Biscontini Yacht Design
Interior Design: Lorenzo Argento
Deck Design: Lorenzo Argento


Length Overall: 56’2’’ / 17.12 m
Beam Overall: 16’5’’ / 5 m
Lightship Displacement: 34,380 lbs / 15 599 kg
Air Draught Max: 85’ / 25.88 m
Draught Min: 8’2’’ / 2.5 m
Draught Max: 9’11’’ / 3.02 m


Fuel Capacity: 106 US Gal / 400 L
Water Capacity: 190 US Gal / 720 L


Max. Engine Power: 110 HP


Cabin Number: 3
CE Certification: A10 / B12 / C14