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1979 Contessa 28 Boat for Sale

Boat Details
Boat type Sail Boat
Make Contessa
Model Contessa 28
Year 1979
Fuel type Diesel
Hull material N/A
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1979 Contessa 28 Boat For Sale

1979 28ft perf. cruising yacht with encapsulated fin keel. Good sized accommodation with 6 berths. 19HP Beta diesel engine (1997). Standing rigging replaced 2009. Cabin heating. Radar. Autohelm. Dinghy & outboard. Cradle.
TLC required
Lying at Portland on hard standing.

Length: 27.7ft / 8.4m
Waterline length: 22ft / 6.7m
Beam: 9.4ft / 2.9m
Draft: 4.9ft / 1.5m
Weight: 6966Lbs / 3160Kg


19 hp Beta Marine BD722 Diesel engine with low hours (1997).
Shaft drive

Waveline 230 inflatable dinghy with Mercury 2.5hp 2 stroke outboard.
Storage cradle.


2 x 12v batteries (2016) charged through engine alternator.
Full navigation lights.
Cabin lighting.
Totally re-wired.
Inverter with double three pin sockets..

Spars, rigging, sails and other
Main (slab reefing).2013.
Genoa (furling forestay) – new UV strip.
Older genoa adapted for furling forestay.
Cruising chute.
Storm Jib.
Extra light weight genoa – not adapted for furling forestay.


6 berth

Eberspacher cabin heating.
Galley with Flavel 2 burner hob, grill & oven. Sink with cold water.
Heads with sea toilet and wash basin with cold water.
Chart table over quarter berth.
Central table in saloon.


Navigation equipment: JRC Radar 1000.
Icom IC-M323 DSC/VHF radio.
Clipper Duet (Speed & Depth).
Clipper Wind.
Garmin GPSmap 451.
Plastimo Contest Compass.
CD/radio + 5 CD changer.
Clock & Barometer.

Safety equipment: 2 Fire extinguishers.
Life buoy & Light.
Gas safety certificate 2017 – new pipework and regulator.

Deck equipment: Manual windlass (2004).
29lb Plough anchor with chain.
New Stainless Steel Standing Rigging 2009.
New Furlex gear 2009.
Chainplates resealed 2018.
Cockpit frame and canopy.
Lazyjacks with zipped sail cover.
2 x Lewmar 40 2 speed winches in cockpit.
1 x Lewmar 8 & 1 x Lewmar 7 in cockpit.
2 x Lewmar 16 2 speed winches on coachroof.
2 x Lewmar
Cockpit locker relined 2018.
Rudder re-built 2018.

Lying in

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