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This Contest 55 CS performance Cruiser, built by the Dutch quality shipyard Contest, is ready for use by the new owner. This well-equipped yacht is fully equipped, including a spacious saloon, a well-equipped galley, an owner's cabin with ensuite bathroom and two guest cabins. In addition, the yacht is well rigged and equipped with a mast-in roll system, which ensures practical operation with great performance potential. This Contest 55 CS is ready for new adventures with the new owner. She can be viewed 24/7 at our location in Hindeloopen.

Henk Sijbranda
Yacht Broker


Dimensions   16,75 x 4,65 x 1,95 (m)
Material   grp
Built   2004
Engine(s)   1 x Perkins diesel
HP/Kw   135 (hp), 99,22 (kw)
Lying   at sales office
Sales information   De Valk Hindeloopen
Status   under offer
Vat   paid
Asking price   € 389.000

General - CONTEST 55CS

Model   CONTEST 55CS  
Type   sailing yacht  
LOA (m)   16,75
LWL (m)   13,55
Beam (m)   4,65
Draft (m)   1,95
Air draft (m)   25,90
Headroom (m)   2,03
Year built   2004
Builder   Contest Yachts - Conyplex
Country   The Netherlands  
Designer   Doug Peterson & Georg Nissen
Displacement (t)   24,8
Ballast (tonnes)   8,87
CE norm   A
Hull material   GRP  
Hull colour   blue  
Hull shape   round-bilged  
Keel type   wing keel  
Superstructure material   GRP  
Rubbing strake   teak with stainless steel strip
Deck material   GRP  
Deck finish   teak  
Superstructure deck finish   teak  
Cockpit deck finish   teak  
Antifouling (year)   2020
Dorades   2x stainless steel
Window frame   aluminium  
Window material   tempered glass  
Deckhatch   6x Gebo
Portholes   12x
Fuel tank (litre)   stainless steel  850 ltr.
Level indicator (fuel tank)   yes
Freshwater tank (litre)   polyethylene  1050 ltr.
Level indicator (freshwater)   yes
Blackwater tank (litre)   polyethylene  2x 45 ltr.
Blackwater tank extraction   yes
Wheel steering   rack & pinion  leather repaired
Emergency tiller   yes


Cabins   3
Berths   6
Interior   teak  
Floor   teak and holly  
Saloon   yes
Headroom saloon (m)   2.03 mtr
Heating   Webasto 90ST heating system - burner serviced/replaced 2020
Air-conditioning   Two Cruisair units and one new (2020) Websto blueCool S10 unit
Navigation center   yes
Chart table   yes
Aft Cabin   Owners cabin
Galley   yes
Countertop   corian  
Sink   stainless steel  Double
Cooker   3 burner - Force10
Oven   in cooker
Microwave   Siemens
Fridge   1x front loader + freezer compartment 1x top loader both watercooled  
Hot water system   yes
Water pressure system   electrical  
Manual and/or foot pump   Foot pump
Owners cabin   French bed  
Bed length (m)   2 mtr
Wardrobe   hanging/drawers/shelves  
Bathroom   en suite  
Toilet   Jabsco
Toilet system   electric  
Wash basin   yes
Shower   yes
Extra info   Safe in master cabin
Guest cabin 1   double bed  Front cabin
Bed length (m)   2.04 mtr
Wardrobe   hanging and shelves  
Guest cabin 2   bunk bed  
Bed length (m)   2 mtr
Wardrobe   hanging and shelves  
Bathroom   shared  
Toilet   new Jabsco (2020)
Toilet system   electric  
Wash basin   yes
Shower   yes
Washing machine   Beko - new 2015
Extra info   sms switch for remote control of the Webasto heater.  


No of engines   1
Make   Perkins
HP   135
kW   99,22
Fuel   diesel  
Maximum speed (kn)   8,5
Cruising speed (kn)   7,5
Engine hours   2022.5
Engine cooling system   freshwater heat exchanger  
Drive   shaft  
Engine controls   bowden cable  
Gearbox   hydraulic  
Bowthruster   electric  Sleipner
Exhaust   watercooled  
Propeller type   Maxprop + spare fixed prop under forward berth
Propeller blades   3
Propeller shaft material   stainless steel  
Shaft lubrication   water  
Manual bilge pump   yes
Electric bilge pump   yes
Electrical installation   12 / 24 / 220V
Generator   Fisher Panda 230V/50Hz - AC control box - type 8000NE
Start battery   Two batteries - 2018/2020
Service battery   Ten batteries - 2015
Battery monitor   Phoenix multi control
Battery charger   Victron Skylla-T6 24V 100Amp / Victron 7A charger for generator (2020)  
Battery charger/inverter   Victron Multiplus 24/ 3000/ 70 (2021)
Shorepower   with cable  


Compass   Suunto
Depth sounder   Data from 3x : Furuno FI-70 2018
Log   Data from 3x : Furuno FI-70 2018
Windset   Data from 3x : Furuno FI-70 2018
Repeater   1x Furuno FI-70 (Navigation table) 2018
VHF   2x Furuno (inside and outside) FM-2721 DSC  
Autopilot   Furuno NAVpilot-711C - 2018
Radar   Furuno 1834C
GPS   Furuno GP-32 / Furuno GP-320b antenna
Radar/GPS/plotter   2x Furuno Navnet VX2 (inside 2018 and outside) + C-map NL 2019
Navtex   Furuno NX-300
AIS transponder   Furuno FA 150 AIS transponder (PG-1000) class A


Fixed windscreen   yes
Sprayhood   new zippers and stitchings
Cockpit cover   yes
Cockpit table   specially made teak (new 2020)
Bathing platform   yes
Boarding ladder   stainless steel  
Gangway   stainless steel with teak
Deck shower   yes
Anchor   Delta  
Anchor chain   88 mtr. - 14mm
Windlass   electrical  Lewmar V-4
Capstan   yes
Deck wash   yes
Outboard support   yes
Davits   stainless steel  Simpson 125kg
Davits controls   manual  
Sea railing   wire  
Grab rail (superstructure)   stainless steel  
Railing side opening gates   yes
Pushpit   yes
Pulpit   yes
Fenders   8x (new 2020)
Mooring lines   yes
TV   Smart tv LG (new 2020)
Radio-cd player   Kenwood (2020)
Speakers in salon   yes
Clock - barometer   2x


Rigging   sloop-cutter  
Standing rigging   wire  
Brand mast   Hallspars  
Material mast   aluminium coated  
Spreaders   3 pair
Mainsail   2020
Stoway mast   yes
Cutterstay   in 2020 cleaned, new UV strip and repaired
Genoa   2018
Genoa furler   Reckmann hydraulic
Cutter furler   Reckmann manual
Reefing System   main in-mast furling  
Backstay adjuster   New (2020) Seldén Hydraulic Tensioners Integral (HTI)
Boomvang   mechanical  
Primary sheet winch   2x Anderson 46ST two speed (main sail)
Secondary sheet winch   2x Anderson 46ST two speed electric
Genoa sheetwinches   2x Anderson 68ST two speed electic
Halyard winches   2x Anderson 52ST two speed on mast
Isolated backstay   New (2020) HI-MOD failsafe Backstay Rigging Insulators


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

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