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This beautiful Contest 40S is designed by Dick Zaal and built by Conyplex werf. With this boat you are guaranteed ideal sailing characteristics, a well thought out and spacious interior and a high build quality. The owners have maintained the Contest perfectly and no cuts have been made. You are welcome in our sales harbour of de Valk Monnickendam to experience yourself why this is called the "Mercedes" among boats.


Dimensions   12,00 x 3,85 x 1,70 (m)
Material   grp
Built   1994
Engine(s)   1 x Volvo Penta MD22A diesel
HP/Kw   59 (hp), 43,37 (kw)
Lying   at sales office
Sales information   De Valk Monnickendam
Status   sold

General - CONTEST 40S

Model   CONTEST 40S  
Type   sailing yacht  
LOA (m)   12,00
LWL (m)   10,00
Beam (m)   3,85
Draft (m)   1,70
Air draft (m)   19,00
Headroom (m)   1,98
Year built   1994
Builder   Conyplex, Nederland
Country   The Netherlands  
Designer   Dick Zaal
Displacement (t)   11
Ballast (tonnes)   4,8
CE norm   NA
Hull material   GRP  
Hull colour   off-white  
Hull shape   round-bilged  
Keel type   wing keel  
Superstructure material   GRP  
Rubbing strake   wood  
Deck material   GRP  
Deck finish   teak  
Superstructure deck finish   teak  
Cockpit deck finish   teak  
Antifouling (year)   2021
Window frame   Gebo
Window material   perspex  
Deckhatch   3 x Gebo
Portholes   12 x Gebo
Fuel tank (litre)   stainless steel  250
Level indicator (fuel tank)   yes
Freshwater tank (litre)   stainless steel  500
Level indicator (freshwater)   yes
Blackwater tank (litre)   polyethylene  55
Blackwater tank extraction   deck extraction + uw line  
Wheel steering   rack & pinion  Whitlock
Emergency tiller   yes


Cabins   2
Berths   4
Interior   teak  
Floor   teak and holly  
Open cockpit   yes
Aft deck   yes
Saloon   yes
Headroom saloon (m)   1,98
Heating   central hot water  Webasto
Navigation center   yes
Chart table   yes
Aft Cabin   yes
Sliding door to cockpit   sliding hatch  
Galley   ca 1,96 m headroom  
Countertop   plastic  
Sink   stainless steel  2 x
Cooker   calor gas  
Oven   yes
Fridge   Frigomatic 12v
Freezer   in Fridge  
Hot water system   220V  Webasto
Water pressure system   electrical  
Owners cabin   double bed  
Bed length (m)   mattresses 2021  1,97 x 1,35
Wardrobe   drawers and shelves  
Bathroom   separate  
Toilet   en suite  (2021)
Toilet system   manual  Jabsco Regular
Wash basin   in the bathroom  
Shower   en suite  
Guest cabin 1   v-bed  
Bed length (m)   2,00 x 0,70
Wardrobe   drawers and shelves  
Bathroom   separate  
Toilet   en suite  (2021)
Toilet system   manual  Jabsco Regular
Wash basin   in the bathroom  
Shower   en suite  


No of engines   1
Make   Volvo Penta
Type   MD22A
HP   59
kW   43,37
Fuel   diesel  
Year installed   1994
Maximum speed (kn)   8
Cruising speed (kn)   7
Consumption (l/hr)   3,5
Engine hours   6350
Engine cooling system   freshwater heat exchanger  
Drive   shaft  
Shaft seal   yes  
Gearbox   mechanical  Volvo Penta MS2AE (06-2021)
Engine controls   bowden cable  
Bowthruster   electric  Sitepower 6 HP (2010) Sleipner SE80/185T
Exhaust   watercooled  
Propeller type   fixed  
Propeller blades   3
Propeller shaft material   stainless steel  
Shaft lubrication   water  
Manual bilge pump   yes
Electric bilge pump   yes
Electrical installation   12V / 230V
Batteries   4 x 105 Ah
Bowthruster battery   yes
Battery monitor   Mobitronic
Battery charger   Victron 12V-50A
Shorepower   with cable  
Extra info   Engine timing belt renewed (07-2019)  


Compass   Whitlock Polaris
Electric compass   Raymarine via autopilot
Depth sounder   Raymarine I70 (2019)
Depth sounder/log   yes
Log   Raymarine I70 (2019)
Windset   Raymarine I60+ I70 (2019)
VHF   Navman VHF 7110
Autopilot   Raymarine P70S (2019)
Radar   needs service  Raytheon
Plotter   Via Laptop & GPS
Navtex   Via Laptop Wibe
Personal computer   yes
PC connection   yes
AIS transponder   Watcheye + Splitter (05-2018)
Personal MOB transmitter   on GPS Furino  
Navigation lights   yes


Fixed windscreen   yes
Sprayhood   yes
Cockpit cushions   yes
Cockpit table   yes
Boarding ladder   stainless steel  
Anchor   RVS 27 KG
Anchor chain   50 m.
Anchor 2   yes
Windlass   electrical  
Deck wash   yes
Dinghy   inflatable  YAM230T
Outboard   4 HP  Evinrude
Sea railing   yes
Grab rail (superstructure)   teak  
Railing side opening gates   yes
Pushpit   yes
Pulpit   yes
Life raft   yes
Life raft (pers)   6
Last life raft survey   05-2017
Radar reflector   Blipper Firdell 210-7
Fenders   yes
Mooring lines   yes
Fire extinguisher   2x
Extra info   Detachable parts at hood + cockpit cove  


Rigging   sloop  
Standing rigging   wire  (2019)
Brand mast   Seldén  
Material mast   aluminium  
Spreaders   2 x 2
Mainsail   De vries UK, Dracon 32m2 (2018)
Stoway mast   yes
Genoa   De vries UK, dracon 58,8 m2 (ca 2012)
Booster   130 m2 (2006)
Reefing System   main in-mast furling  
Backstay adjuster   mechanical  
Boomvang   tackle  
Genoa sheetwinches   2 x lewmar 54ST
Halyard winches   2 x Lewmar 44ST
Multifunctional winches   1 x Lewmar electric
Extra info   1x electrial hand winches with handle  


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