First 40

The Beneateau First 40 is a fantastic performance racing yacht capable of winning world class events. Southern Child has the T bulb keel, 3 spreader rig, the lighter stronger balsa core hull, a full inventory of North 3DI and 3DL sails and has had many racing upgrades to the deck hardware. On Southern Child winning races has always been very important so she has been continuously maintained to keep her in peak racing condition.

Main: 3Di Main
Foresails: 3DL LT 105%, 3DI MH 105%, Paneled Kevlar Heavy 102%, Paneled Kevlar Jib Top,
Spinnakers: S2, S4, A1, Kevlar Code Zero and Mylar Spinnaker Staysail

Southern Child is available for skippered charter in the UK from May to September, in November she will compete in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers starting in Las Palmas and then she will be racing in the Caribbean all winter.

Race Results

  • 1st BVI Spring Regatta 2016
  • 3rd RORC Caribbean 600 2016
  • 3rd Antigua Sailing Week 2016
  • 1st St Thomas International Regatta 2015
  • 2nd Valentines Regatta Antigua 2015 & 2016
  • 6th in Class Rolex Middle Sea Race 2014
  • 2nd Les Voiles de St Barths 2013
  • 2nd Antigua Sailing Week 2013
  • 1st Yachting World Around Antigua Race 2012
  • 1st Gill Commodore’s Cup 2012
  • 2nd Rolex International Regatta 2012
  • 2nd BVI Spring Regatta 2012