Well maintained ocean going Blue Water sailing yacht ! This Contest 55CS is the third last Contest 55CS built. And she is Unique, as this is the only 4 cabin version built.
This Contest 55 CS can be sailed with a small crew as she has been equipped with a hydraulic furling North Sails mainsail, a hydraulic furling North Sails genoa and a hydraulic furling North Sails cutter Jib, 4 electric stainless steel Andersen winches. The bow truster has a lot of power, Fisher Panda generator, 2x Cruisair airconditioning, Webasto heater, Furuno radar and chart plotter, AIS, VHF, B&G B&G NAC-3 Core Pack and Triton-2 Autopilot (spring 2019), Trane & Trane F8 500 TracPhone (2009), stainless steel davits (2010), new domestic (8) and engine (2) batteries ( June 2020) and much more !
The log has a maximum of 4,650 miles and approx. 900 engine hours.
If you would be interested in this yacht, please contact Jan-Ward van Dantzig or Nick Dikmans !
On request we can sent you the very detailed and complete specification list of this yacht.
You will also receive a link to all available information and (large) pictures of this yacht.
Looking forward to your request and also to welcome you aboard of this yacht !
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Shape: round bilged.
Deck design: teak.
Superstructure: polyester with teak.
Keel: lead wing keel.
Rudder: rudder in skeg.
Steering system: Jefa pedestal with a stainless steel steering wheel (1.10 m), covered with leather and beige steering wheel cover.
Windows: Gebo thermopane double (tinted) glass in the superstructure, Gebo hatches (5x rollo), 3x extra deck hatch in the aft cabin and acrylic windows with aluminum frames in the hull.
Load displacement: approx. 24,800 kg.
Ballast: approx. 8,870 kg.
Vertical clearance: approx. 25 meter.
Boatyard: Conyplex/Contest Yachts - located in Medemblik - the Netherlands.
Designer: Georg Nissen & Doug Petersen.
Build Nr.: NL-CON55025G707.
CE code: A
GRP hull (with vacuum injection system built) and sprayed in Majestic Blue (Awl-grip) with a silver striping and a teak rubbing strake covered with a stainless steel protection strip.
Teak on the cockpit seats and teak on the cockpit floor.
This Contest 55CS is one of just a few equipped with a larger cockpit.
Fixed varnished teak cockpit table on a stainless steel frame with folding side blades and front blades.
2x Plastic air vent on the superstructure.
On the log is a max of 4,650 miles.
New antifouling and anodes from April 2020.
Built under Lloyd's Register Certification.
This Contest 55CS is the third last Contest 55CS built.
Material, colours: classic teak interior.
Upholstery, curtains: blue upholstery and white curtains.
Cabins: fore cabin, 2x bunk, saloon and spacious owners cabin in the aft cabin.
Berths: 8 - 9 berths.
Headroom: approx. 2.00 meter.
Toilet: 3x electric toilet - 2x Jabsco (with sea water) and 1x Saninautico (with fresh water) in the aft bathroom.
Shower: 3x bathroom with shower (2x with separate shower cabin).
Sound system: Kenwood radio/CD/MP3-player with speakers in the saloon and in the cockpit.
TV: Sharp TV with DVD-player in the saloon and an Akai TV (2014) with a DVD-player in the aft cabin.
Cooking device: 3 burner stainless steel Force Ten cooker and oven.
Microwave oven: stainless steel Siemens microwave (220 Volt).
Fridge: front-loader Frigonautica frige (115 Liter - with drawers) and a water cooled compressor.
Freezer: top-loader fridge/freezer with a water cooled compressor.
Heating: Webasto Thermo 90 heater / hot water system (serviced in January 2020).
Air conditioning: air conditioning/heater: 1x Cruisair 12,000 BTU in the aft cabin and 1x Cruisair 10,000 BTU for the fore cabin and the saloon.
Spacious galley on the port side (in the passage to aft cabin) with white Corian worktops on both sides.
On the starboard side in the galley is a double stainless steel sink with a 220 Volt Cooker crane.
The galley is equipped on both sides with frame lighting under the galley cabinets.
220 Volt Eminia washing machine in a cupboard built into the port side bathroom in the front ship.
The lighting in the salon is equipped with a dimmer.
The staircases in the saloon (to the galley and to the fore ship) are fitted with atmospheric lighting hoses.
Approx. 40 Brass-coloured halogen ceiling spots with a switch.
In the aft cabin is a slatted base under the mattresses.
Shower on the bathing platform (hot and cold water).
April 2020 : New Deck wash pump.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 135 HP / 100 kW.
Make: Perkins M135 6 cylinder (engine number: YA30421/1U841179).
Year built: 2005 - tested in 2006 and first time of use in 2007.
Engine hours : approx. 900 hours (January 2020 - display isn't always well visual).
Fuel tank: approx. 850 liter stainless steel tank.
Cooling system: intercooling.
Propulsion: Hurth hydraulic gearbox, a stainless steel propeller shaft with a new (2019) 4 bladed propeller.
Cruising speed : approx. 8 knots.
Max speed: approx. 8.7 knots.
Fuel consumption: approx. 5.5 L/H.
Bow thruster: Sleipner 24 Volt / 15 HP bow thruster (2x 4-bladed propeller).
Voltage: 12, 24 and 230 Volt.
Battery: 8x 12 Volt 85 Ah Dynac domestic gel battery (June 2020), 2x 12 Volt / 50 Ah Optima Red Top engine battery (24 Volt - June 2020) and 1x 12 Volt / 50 Ah Optima Red Top generator battery (August 2018)
Battery charger: 1x Victron Skylla-TG 24 Volt/50A (September 2018) and 1x Victron Phoenix MultiPlus inverter/charger 24V/3,000W/70A.
Generator: Fischer Panda 8000 NE 6,5 kW 230V/50A (526,5 hours - April 2020).
Alternator: 1x standard alternator and 1x additional alternator 75A / 24 Volt.
Inverter: Victron Phoenix MultiPlus inverter/charger 24V/3,000W/70A.
Water pressure system: electric water pressure system.
Warm water: Webasto Thermo 90 hot water / heater system.
Water tank: 2x approx. 500 liter PE tank.
Holding tank: 2x approx. 50 liter.
Shore power: fixed shore power connection with a circuit breaker and a shore power cable.
Water tank gauge.
Oil pressure gauge: alarm with light.
Temperature meter: alarm with light.
De-Bug fuel filter and a Separ fuel filter.
Well ventilated and insulated engine room.
9x 230 Volt socket.
Winter 2018/2019 :
- Gearbox oil renewed.
September 2019 :
- New Phyton-Drive PCV21-210mm Homokinetic drive shaft.
April 2020 :
- Engine serviced.
- Generator serviced.
Rig and sails
Type: sloop cutter rigged.
Spars, stays: aluminum Oyster White painted Hall Spars mast, boom and fixed boomvang, stainless steel Dyform stays, three pair of spreaders, diamond stays, cutter stay and an Holmatro hydraulic back stay tensioner.
Winches: Andersen: 2x 68ST electric (genoa winch), 2x 46ST electric (main sheet winch), 2x 46ST (cutter jib winch), 2x 52ST (winches on the mast).
Sails material: North Sails: white Soft Norlam sails.
Main sail: North Sails: Soft Norlam vertical battened furling mainsail.
Main sail reefing system: hydraulic stow-a-way system.
Genoa: North Sails: Soft Norlam furling Genoa with an UV protection strip.
Genoa reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling genoa system.
Fore sail: North Sails: Soft Norlam furling Cutter Jib.
Fore sail reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling Cutter Jib system.
Carbon Oyster White painted Hall Spars spinnaker pole (hanging on the front side of the mast).
Lewmar aluminum and stainless steel deck hardware.
Dark blue Genoa cover and Cutter Jib cover.
Removable back stays.
April 2020 :
Navigation and electronics
Navigation lights: Strobe-, mast head tri colour-, anchor-, steam-. deck-, bow-, stern- and cockpit - (in boom) light.
Compass: Suunto compass on the pedestal.
Rudder indicator: via autopilot.
Log/speed: B&B Hydra.
Depth: B&B Hydra.
Wind: B&B Hydra + Close Hauled (mast head wind unit has been replaced in spring 2019).
Autopilot: April 2019 : B&G. The carbon brushes from the (original) B&G Autopilot Driver have been renewed in the spring of 2019.
Radar: Furuno 1833C radar/chart plotter (at the chart table and on the pedestal).
GPS: in the chart plotter.
VHF: Simrad RS87 VHF with 2nd handset and speaker in the cockpit.
Weatherfax/Navtex: only antenna connection.
Chart plotter: Furuno 1833C radar/chart plotter (at the chart table and on the pedestal).
Charts, pilots: 1x digital chart for the chart plotter.
2x B&G Hydra Multi display.
R&R combi-antenna Pacific (VHF/TV/AM-FM/SSB/GPS/Weatherfax).
Air Fog horn.
2009 : Trane & Trane F8 500 TracPhone.
Wifi on board.
2019 : The display of the B&G NAC-3 Core Pack and Triton-2 autopilot shows the information of the speedometer, the depth gauge and the wind gauge.
Anchor: 1x approx. 40 kg Delta anchor with approx. 90 meter anchor chain.
Windlass: Maxwell 24 Volt electric windlass.
Exterior cushions: grey cockpit cushions.
Sprayhood: 2016: Beige sprayhood.
Swimming ladder: stainless steel with teak steps.
Swimming platform: covered with teak.
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: stainless steel stanchions (75 cm), pulpit, pushpit with folding teak seats, three-wire stainless steel guardrail with openings amidship.
Davits: stainless steel (removable) Simpson & Lawrence davits (mounted in 2010) with 2x stainless steel Antal W16 winch.
Crane: manual stainless steel crane (for the outboard engine) mounted on the pushpit.
Teak outboard engine bracket with a stainless steel bracket on the pushpit.
CE certification: A
Radar reflector: Cyclops II.
Life raft: Modulla 6 person life raft in container, hanging in a stainless steel bracket onto the pushpit (needs to be surveyed/renewed).
Bilge pump: 1x manual and 1x electric (with alarm and a flashing indicator).
Fire extinguisher: fire-extinguishing system in the engine compartment (needs to be surveyed/renewed) and 3x fire extinguisher (2015 - need to be surveyed/renewed).
Gas bottle locker.
2x Stainless steel bracket on the pushpit for orange horseshoe lifebuoys.