CONTEST YACHTS Contest 44 for sale in Jersey for £170,000

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Price
£170,000
Tax Status
Tax Paid
LOA
13 m
Year
1998
Beam
4.0 m
Engine Make
Volvo
Draft Max
2.1 m
Engine Model
100
Draft Min
2.1 m
Engine Count
1
Keel
Fin Keel
Fuel
diesel
Hull Material
GRP
Cabins
2
Boat Type
Sail
Berths
6
RB Ref
RB258084
Country
Jersey
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About this CONTEST YACHTS Contest 44

Contest are world-renowned ocean sailing yachts and the 44 is perfect for a family to cruise, but is also easily managed by a couple.  If you are looking for a yacht that is fully equipped with everything needed for a World cruise or an Atlantic crossing (ideal ARC yacht) without spending a fortune, then this yacht is the answer.  

Here we give you an idea of her specification:

Construction:

Hull, Deck and Superstructure

  • GRP vacuum injected hull with laminated transverse and longitudinal reinforcements, engine-foundations and bulkheads laminated to the hull.
  • The hull laminate is constructed of GRP resin, chopped strand mat, woven rovings and an extra anti-osmosis resin layer and an insulated end-grain balsa sandwich.
  • The hull is finished in standard white Contest gelcoat; painted Awlgrip stripe and waterline.
  • Substantial teak rubbing strake with stainless steel rub-strip.
  • The deck and superstructure are constructed from GRP vacuum-injected deck with laminated foam profiles.  There is solid laminate under all deck fittings.
  • The deck and superstructure are finished in standard white Contest gelcoat.
  • The hull to deck joint is bolted and then laminated.
  • 12mm teak laid decking is fitted to side decks, coachroof, toerail capping, and bathing platform with screws and sealant.  The decks were completely re-furbished and re-caulked in 2016.
  • Scoop transom/bathing platform with integral steps.
  • Self-draining cockpit with teak slats on the floor and teak seating. Generator installed under the cockpit floor with large access hatch.
  • All seacocks were replaced in 2013.

Keel and Rudder:

  • Cast iron fin keel externally bolted with stainless steel bolts
  • GRP rudder blade with aluminium rudder shaft and full skeg protection.

Machinery:

Engine and gearbox:

  • Volvo TMD-31L 100hp 4-cylinder turbo charged marine diesel engine, professionally serviced annually.  Cruising speed approx. 7 knots.
  • Reduction gearbox with flexible coupling to shaft.
  • Freshwater cooling via raw water intake and heat exchanger.
  • Oil cooler kit (2010)
  • Sepa KWA-50 fuel/water separator.
  • Additional
  • Single lever throttle control on steering pedestal
  • Engine control panel in cockpit with rev counter, oil pressure, water temperature, engine hours counter and alarms.
  • Spare new/unused starter motor (2013)

Propulsion and steering:

  • Whitlock GRP steering pedestal with hide covered steering wheel.
  • Whitlock Mamba rod-linkage steering (not chains).
  • Emergency steering on rudderpost by tiller.
  • Sleipner 10hp bow thruster (overhauled 2015)
  • 3-blade Maxprop feathering propeller fully reconditioned and balanced 2013.
     

Electrical systems:

  • 12v DC domestic systems with 230v AC from shore power, inverter or generator.
  • 2 x 105Ah 12v engine start/bow thruster batteries joined in parallel to supply 210Ah @ 12v DC
  • 4 x 115Ah service batteries joined in parallel to supply 460Ah @ 12v DC

Battery chargers/inverters:

  • Rutland 12v DC wind generator (2017)
  • Victron intelligent battery charger with integrated 230V AC inverter (2014) with remote controller and charge limiter at DC panel.
  • Merlin Smart gauge battery management system
  • Magnetronic DCC4000 battery status monitor

Alternators:

  • 2 x engine mounted alternators
  • Sterling 4-step alternator booster

Generators:

  • 120 amp solar panel mounted on arch over transom (2014)
  • Rutland 12v DC wind generator (2017)
  • Paguro 4000 – 230V 50Hz watercooled marine generator (2013)
  • Towed in-water 12V DC generator.

Shore Power:

  • 230V AC shore power system with cables and adapters for Europe and USA/Caribbean

Other electrical:

  • 230V AC power sockets in cabins, galley and chart table.
  • 12V DC sockets in main saloon, cockpit and chart table.
  • USB charging sockets at chart table.
  • Electronic ultrasound anti-fouling system with 2 transducers.

Plumbing Systems:

Fresh water and water heating:

  • Pressurised fresh water system via 12V DC pressure pump (2016)
  • Isotemp stainless steel 40 litre hot water calorifier.  Water heated via 230V AC immersion heater or Eberspacher Hydronic water heating system.

Watermaker:

  • Spectra 380 12V DC watermaker producing approx. 16 gph.
  • Clark high pressure pump for above replaced 2013
  • Emergency hand operated RO watermaker

Bilge Pumps:

  • Whale Gusher Titan manual bilge pump operated from cockpit
  • 2 x Rule 12V DC electric bilge pumps

Grey/Black water:

  • Showers discharge via 121V DC pumps
  • Grey water discharge overboard via seacocks
  • Blackwater discharges overboard or to holding tank.

Other plumbing:

  • Pressurised hot and cold shower at transom
  • Pressurised salt water deck/anchor washdown at bow
  • All bronze seacocks replaced 2013

Tankage:

Fuel:

  • 340 litres (75 gallons) in 1 stainless steel tank.
  • Tank level meter at DC panel by chart table.

Fresh water:

  • 620 litres (136 gallons) in 2 x plastic tanks
  • Tank level meter at DC panel

Blackwater holding tank:

  • Plastic blackwater holding tank servicing aft heads

Navigation Equipment:

In cockpit:

  • Raymarine Evolution Autopilot with p70s control head (2017)
  • Raymarine autopilot remote control (can be operated at chart table)
  • Raymarine, Wind, Speed, Depth (2015)
  • Nav and VMG displays
  • Steering compass on binnacle (2018)
  • Raymarine C90W chart plotter on binnacle mounting (2013)
  • Additional handheld GPS with mounting (2017)
  • Hydrovane wind vane self-steering system mounted on transom centre line with control ropes leading back to cockpit (2013)

At chart table:

  • Raymarine Axiom Multi Function Display (MFD) (2018)
  • Raymarine GPS receiver and AIS receiver/transmitter (2013)
  • Raymarine digital radar (2013)
  • All above displayed on Axiom MFD.
  • Raytheon multi function instrument display
  • Clock and Barometer
  • Electronic hand-bearing compass

Communications Equipment:

  • Iridium Pilot satellite telephone system with 2 x telephone handsets (2013)
  • SailMail ‘RedBox’ WiFi router
  • Icom IC-M710 HF/MF SSB transceiver with insulated backstay antenna and copper earth plate.
  • P4 Dragon DR-7400 Pactor Modem with Bluetooth and leads to connect to IC-M710.
  • Raymarine VHF with DSC (2015)
  • Icom handheld VHF with docking station/charger.

Domestic Equipment:

Galley:

  • Twin s/s sinks with thermostatic hot & cold water supply
  • Third s/s basin with pressurised cold water supply
  • Separate faucet for pressurised cold carbon filtered water
  • GN Espace Levante 3 burner marine gas cooker with oven and grill (2013)
  • 230V AC microwave oven (2013)
  • Front opening 100 litre Frigonautica 12V DC refrigerator (new compressor 2010)
  • Top opening 12V DC deep freeze (can also be used as a fridge) with remote temperature guage.

Heating & Ventilation:

  • Eberspacher Hydronic 5 12V DC water-based hot-air system with outlets throughout interior (2010).
  • 12V DC fans throughout interior
  • Opening deckhead hatches throughout plus opening side ports all with blinds and mosquito screens.

Entertainment:

  • 32” TV in aft cabin

Lighting:

  • Deckhead mounted LED lights throughout
  • Reading lights in cabins and main saloon
  • Chart lamp over chart table
  • Red night light over navigation area

Accommodation:

Summary of accommodation:

  • Twin forecabin with infill for double.
  • Owners en-suite aft cabin with island double bed with sprung slatted base
  • 2 settee berths in main saloon
  • All 6 berths fitted with lee-cloths or lee-boards.
  • Teak joinery throughout
  • White Corian worktops in galley and heads
  • Teak and Holly floorboards
  • Off-white vinyl headlinings
  • Full standing headroom in all cabins.

Description of layout:

Forward Cabin:

  • Large V-berth with seat which can be used as an infill to create a comfortable double berth.
  • There are Lee-boards underneath the mattresses for use at sea if required.
  • Large stowage areas beneath the bunks.
  • Hanging locker, cupboard and shelves.
  • Access to aft heads.
  • Door to main saloon

Forward Heads:

  • Jabsco manual marine heads
  • Wash basin with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Pull-out shower head.
  • Teak grating.
  • Electric pump-out for shower.
  • Cupboards, shelving and mirror.

Saloon:

  • U-shaped settee to starboard with stowage underneath, above and outboard.
  • Folding teak table on centre line.
  • Settee to port with s/s fuel tank beneath.
  • Stowage outboard and above.
  • Smoke alarm.

Navigation area:

  • Large forward-facing chart table with chart stowage beneath.
  • Plenty of space for navigation instruments.
  • AC/DC panel
  • Lockers and shelves for pilot books and manuals
  • Wet hanging locker aft of seat.

Galley:

  • Linear galley in walk-through to aft cabin.
  • L-shaped counter at forward end
  • Three stainless steel sinks with Corian covers
  • Gimballed gas stove.
  • Top opening fridge/freezer
  • Front opening 100 litre refrigerator
  • 230V microwave
  • Significant stowage in lockers, cupboards, drawers and shelves.
  • Dedicated mug storage unit.
  • Dedicated crockery storage.
  • Circular cocktail cabinet for glasses with LED lighting.
  • Engine access inboard.

Aft Cabin:

  • Large centreline double island bed with split mattress and sprung slatted base.
  • Storage beneath bed.
  • Hanging locker to starboard.
  • Large cupboards with shelving both port and starboard.
  • Extensive other storage in lockers, cupboards, and shelves.
  • 32” TV.
  • Carbon monoxide alarm.
  • Safe.

Aft Heads:

  • Jabsco manual marine heads
  • Holding tank
  • Wash basin with pressurised hot and cold water.
  • Separate shower cubicle with electric pump-out.
  • Thermostatic hot and cold water supply in the heads.
  • Teak gratings.

Deck Equipment:

Rig:

  • Selden silver-anodised aluminium alloy spars
  • Deck-stepped masthead rigged spar with 2 sets of spreaders
  • Folding mast steps to top of mast
  • Selden rod-kicker with gas ram adjustment (2016)
  • Furlex 400S genoa furler (2004)
  • Detachable cutter inner forestay for staysail
  • Checkstays
  • Stainless steel standing rigging (2010)
  • Manually adjustable backstay
  • Fully battened mainsail system with Selden ball bearing batten car system on track
  • Lewmar mainsheet system with adjustable track aft of cockpit
  • Lewmar Ocean Grey series deck gear with towable genoa cars
  • 2 x Selden aluminium alloy spinnaker poles
  • Selden aluminium alloy gennaker retractable bowsprit. (2013)

Winches:

  • 2 x Lemar 58SEST 2-speed self-tailing electric primary winches in cockpit
  • 2 x Lewmar 48ST 2-speed self-tailing spinnaker winches in cockpit
  • 2 x Lewmar 48ST 2-speed self tailing halyard winches at companionway
  • 1 x Lewmar 48ST 2-speed self-tailing halyard winch on mast

Sails:

  • North sails fully-battened mainsail with three reefs (2007)
  • Crusader high clew furling genoa (2016)
  • Hanked-on staysail/storm jib
  • Kemp Code-zero on Karver KF2TD Large top-down furler (2013)
  • Kemp full-radial all-purpose cruising chute to suit above Karver furler (2013)
  • I = 17.60m, J = 5.50m, P = 15.62m, E = 4.20m

General:

  • Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit
  • Midship gates
  • Gate to bathing/boarding platform
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder with teak steps
  • Bow, stern and midship cleats.

Anchoring and mooring equipment:

  • Lofrans 1800W 12V DC windlass with remote control (2015)
  • 25Kg Delta anchor with 100m calibrated galvanised 10mm chain
  • 25Kg Kedge anchor with 5m chain and 100m 16mm octoplat warp
  • Fenders and warpsCanvas and CushionsL
  • Sprayhood on stainless steel frame (2018)
  • Bimini (2015)
  • Bimini side curtains and forwards spray hood extension (2015)
  • Tailored cockpit seat cushions (2013)

Tender:

  • Ribeye TS280 inflatable RIB (stows on foredeck). (2013)
  • 9.8hp Tohatsu 2-stroke outboard (2015).
  • Above combination will plane easily with two crew.
  • Teak outboard bracket on pushpit
  • Stainless steel outboard davit/crane at pushpit

Safety equipment:-

  • McMurdo 406Mhz EPIRB (2017)
  • 4-man Seago canister liferaft stowed on deck (serviced 2019)
  • 2 x horseshoe buoys with lights
  • Offshore danbuoy with light
  • Throwing ring with floating line
  • Horseshow lifebuoy man overboard system mounted on pushpit
  • Flares in cannister
  • 9” Echomax enclosed radar reflector on mast mount

Firefighting equipment (all new 2013):

  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • Fire blanket in galley

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