Escapado – First 40.7

Escapado is a 2008 racing-ready Beneteau First 40.7; a racer that embodies all the aspects of a racing pedigree, with the added provisions of comfort in mind. Whether you’re a novice, or an experienced competitor Escapado can put a smile on your face.

As a company, our priorities lie in providing the highest quality and service, this is why we have invested heavily in upgrading Escapado and there are elements of cutting edge technology on board. We offer competitive prices for bareboat charters and individual crew berths, with extended lead in and out periods that allow all teams to get the most out of their experience.

Sail Wardrobe

  • 1 Sails Racing Composite Main (Including 40% Reef)
  • 1 Sails Racing Composite Genoa 1
  • 1 Sails Racing Composite Jib 3
  • North Sails Composite Heavy weather Jib
  • Storm Jib
  • Trysail
  • A2 Asymmetric Spinnaker
  • S1 Symmetric Spinnaker
  • S2 Symmetric Spinnaker
  • Quantum Code Zero


  • Raymarine C70 Or Expedition chart plotter
  • Digital Yacht Nomad AIS Transceiver
  • Digital Yacht GPS 150
  • ST6000 Repeaters
  • Autopilot
  • Portable DSC VHF
  • 4G Long Range router
  • Iridium Go satellite link (Optional extra)
  • Sterling Battery Charger 2017
  • Custom lithium starter battery 2019


  • Dyneema SK78 Halyards 2019
  • Custom Carbon fibre spinnaker pole
  • Selden bowsprit
  • Titanium chain plate Pins
  • Dyform & Rod rigging replaced June 2019
  • Dyneema bobstay

Escapado is MCA safety coded to Category 2 and includes additional equipment for ocean crossings

Safety Gear

  • Spinlock 5D Lifejackets
  • Spinlock double lanyards
  • Oceansignal MOB1 AIS personal locating beacons
  • Oceansignal EPIRB1
  • ADEC 10 man liferaft & Grab bag
  • Flares
  • Bolt Cutters
  • Angle Grinder
  • 1500 Litres/hour Emergency flood pump
  • Custom designed MOB button in the cockpit

Escapado can berth 8 across 3 cabins & saloon or 10 with additional pipe cots. She is available for the following events.

  • Cowes week
  • Round The Island
  • Fastnet
  • Volvo Round Ireland race
  • Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland race
  • Cork week
  • Tattinger regatta
  • Dartmouth Regatta
  • Rolex Giraglia Cup
  • Les Voiles de St Tropez
  • Rolex Middle Sea Race
  • Copa Del Rey: MAPFRE
  • RORC Transatlantic
  • ARC: Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
  • Barbados Sailing week
  • Grenada Sailing week
  • St Maarten Heineken regatta
  • St Thomas International Regatta
  • BVI Spring Regatta
  • Les voiles de St Barth
  • Antigua Sailing week
  • ARC Europe
  • RORC Transatlantic race
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