1971 Contest 33 Boat for Sale
- VAT Paid
1971 Contest 33 Boat For Sale
Built by Conyplex Holland-one of the oldest glass-fibre boat builders, the design is well respected on the continent. Built in 1971, she has full British Registry with VAT paid.
She has very fine sailing qualities with a 50% ballast ratio giving a smooth easy motion in fresh conditions with good tracking ability. Encapsulated lead bulb keel keeps the weight low down enabling her to stand up to a good spread of canvas, A good solid heavy weather boat with a very nice 6 berth interior.
28hp Volvo 2003 diesel inboard engine, Fitted new in 1991, Sea water cooled, 3 bladed propeller.
3x 12v batteries in 2 banks recharged via engine alternator.
Spars, rigging, sails and other:
Masthead Bermudan sloop rig, Anodised aluminium mast and boom, Stainless steel standing rigging, Terylene running rigging, Rotostat headsail furling system, Spinnaker pole and booming out pole, Main sail slab reefing, Genoa, Storm jib, Spinnaker.
6 berths in 2 cabins with good 6’ft + headroom, Beautiful mahogany interior, V-berth forward, Single to starboard of saloon, Single/double to port of saloon and quarter berth. Marine toilet, Valliant gas heater, 2 fresh water tanks supplying galley sink and heads basin, Hot and cold shower, Gas cooker, 2 burners/grill/oven, Crockery and cutlery included, Catalytic gas cabin heater.
Navigation equipment: Clipper log, VHF Radio, Raymarine autohelm hybrid autopilot, Wet/dry thermometer, Sestrel Moore compass, Deck level and masthead navigation lights, Radio Cassette player, Lowrance colour chartplotter.
Safety equipment: Avon 4-man liferaft (needs service)
2x fire extinguishers
2x electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Stainless steel emergency tiller
Deck equipment: Dark blue painted GRP hull with rubbing strakes, White painted GRP coachroof with moulded non skid decks. Encapsulated ballast in fin keel. Wheel to skeg hung rudder, Hull epoxied in 1994, Self draining cockpit, Stainless steel safety rails and guard rails, Bruce anchor with 30m chain, Danforth kedge anchor, Manual anchor windlass, Mainsail cover, Blue sprayhood, Cockpit dodgers, Various mooring warps, 6 fenders, Stainless steel ladder, Gas cylinder.