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Upon introduction a "classic in the making", the Contest 31HT is a commonly well appreciated sailingyacht with good performance under all condtions. Proven to be a safe cruisingyacht, she is excellent as family cruiser for in- and offshore waters. This Contest has seen little use, currently owned by her second owner since 1998. Showing how much she is appreciated. Nice condition and ready to sail.


Dimensions   9,50 x 3,15 x 1,75 (m)
Material   grp
Built   1975
Engine(s)   1 x Volvo Penta MD2B Diesel
HP/Kw   23 (hp), 16,91 (kw)
Lying   at sales office
Sales office   De Valk Sint Annaland
Status   sold
Vat   paid

General - CONTEST 31 HT

GRP sailingyacht Contest 31HT "Sterna", built in 1975 by Conyplex, The Netherlands, dim.: 9,50 (lwl 7,72) x 3,15 x 1,75 mtr, design by Dick Zaal, headway: approx. 14,50 mtr, grp hull, deck and superstructure, glass windows in aluminium frames, roundbilged hull, fin keel, skeg hung rudder, displacement: 5 tonnes, ballast: 2,25 tonnes (cast iron), fueltank: 100 ltrs (s.s.), freshwatertank: 200 ltrs (s.s.), tiller steering.


Classic mahogany interior, 1 cabin and saloon, 3(+2) berths, headroom: 1.85 mtr, 1 x u.w.toilet, galley: footpump waterpressure system, Eno two burner gasstove (2004).


Volvo Penta MD2B 23 hp (17kW) diesel, installed in 1975, direct coolingsystem, 2100 runninghours (partial overhaul in 2001), Volvo Penta Monoshift gearbox. s.s. propellershaft, two bladed fixed propeller, cruisingspeed approx. 5 knots, consumption approx. 2 ltr/hr, manual bilgepump, 12v electrical system, 2 batteries (2003).


Plastimo compass, Seafarer 5 echosounder, VDO sumlog, Shipmate RS8300 VHF (with Atis), Autohelm ST2000 autopilot, Magellan 300 GPS, Sailor R109 receiver.


Sprayhood with s.s. frame and grabrail, sunawning, Lodestar 2M inflatable dinghy, Mercury 3,5 hp outboard (2004), lifebuoy, CQR anchor with 30 mtr and some chain, fenders, warps, boardingladder, etc. Underwatership treated with epoxy in 1999 (preventative treatment).


Sloop-rigged, Van der Neut gold anodised aluminium mast, s.s. standing rigging, Furlex headsailfurler, 5 sails: full batten main (1995) / furling 130% genoa (1995) / stormjib / workjib (1987) / spinnaker (1975), cover for main, slabreefing for main, tackle boomvang, 2 x Enkes 40C sheetwinches, 2 x Enkes 8 halyard winches.


These particulars are given in good faith as supplied but cannot be guaranteed and cannot be used for contracts.