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First 14

There’s a First time for everything! And this neat 14’ skiff offers an ideal introduction to sailing. Designed for a wide range of crew sizes and weights and suited to all levels of ability, the First 14 is simple yet robust, and fun to sail solo or double-handed. With a planing hull and double centre-board casing, this pocket rocket can sail with varying sail configurations and is the ultimate compromise between speed and stability. 


  • Chined hull
  • Vinylester vacuum infused GRP sandwich hull and deck structure
  • Clean and spacious cockpit
  • Deck stepped carbon mast (6m/19/8”)
  • 2-part, rotating mast, no spreaders
  • Square top full-batten mainsail (8.5m2/90 sq/ft)
  • Gennaker (13 m2/140 sq/ft)
  • Furling jib (3.5m2/38sq/ft)
  • Carbon tiller
  • Adjustable footstraps
  • Self tacking track
  • Snuffer for gennaker handling
  • Carbon boom
  • On-deck retractable bowsprit
  • Reverse bow
  • Two slot centreboard
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The sail configuration can be reduced to suit experienced sailors or novices and children alike. With the jib furled, smaller mainsail, and centreboard moved aft, this gives a smaller sail plan for easily controlled sailing. You’ve got two options when choosing a First 14; where the ‘standard’ version includes a mainsail only which is suited to single-handed sailing or beginners, and the double-handed version includes bowsprit and set of three sails. The standard version can be upgraded at any time when you’re ready for the next challenge! 

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Light but Robust

Whether you want to transport it on the roof of your car or on a trailer behind, the First 14 weighs in at just 67kg so is a breeze to carry around. The vacuum-infusion sandwich construction means it can maintain optimum weight while still being strong and durable. 


  • Hull Length: 4.3m / 14'1"
  • Hull Beam: 1.7m / 5'7"
  • Light Displacement: 67kg / 148lbs

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