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Contessa Contessa 32 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Contessa
  • Location: Deganwy Marina
  • Year: 1977
  • LOA: 32'0" (9.75m)
  • Beam: 9' 9'' (2.98m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft:
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 073192
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Eberspacher
  • Heads: 1
  • Engine Make: Beta
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 45 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6

Broker Remarks

St Anna is a unique Contessa 32, the only one built with an aft heads. She was built by Jeremy Rogers Boatyard Ltd in Lymington in 1977 to a David Sadler design. She was shipped directly to Sweden where she spent most of her life in the Gota canal and the Stockholm archipelago with the result being that when purchased by her previous owner and brought back to Britain in 2007 the boat had very few miles on her with an original log reading of just 5179 miles. Lying Deganwy Marina, North Wales



The galley was completely rebuilt to a new design in 2009. It incorporates a bespoke one piece stainless steel sink and drainer. Plastimo stainless steel 2-burner cooker with grill and oven, gimbled - new 2007, chest fridge/freezer            


Jabsco manual heads, whale bilge pump for inside manual bilge pumping, wash basin in vanity unit with mirror, storage cupboards     


Ship's clock, Barometer and Thermometer. Additional bulkhead and step added aft of mast as per recent build vessels to augment stiffening in this area. Recently recovered upholstery in waterproof vinyl faced fabric. 

To Port:  U-shaped settee berth with infill to convert to small double                Original folding table, 2 x cupboards and bookshelf above 

To Starboard: Single settee berth with trotter box under chart table with cupboard and bookshelf above. Nav station/Switch panel with instruments and half admiralty size chart table. Cutlery drawers, Eberspacher hot air heating controls, CO detector 

Forward Cabin:

Two larger than standard bunks with significant accessible stowage underneath, infill panel and cushion to convert to huge double if required.  Twin hanging lockers, one port one starboard (Starboard locker has hot air vent running through it for drying.).Bow water tank under forward end of forward berths.

Mechanical and Rigging

Built by Jeremy Rogers Boatyard Ltd in 1977 to a David Sadler design.
GRP hull, deck and superstructure
HIN: SOU.0132.77.233

Beta 20bhp (ref - K12991) fresh water cooled (Complete running gear replacement in winter 2008/9).
Standard Beta alternator
Stainless steel exhaust water lock with steel reinforced twin wall rubber hoses.

1 x Starter battery.(New 2011) - charged by engine alternator (Dedicated)
Twin domestic batteries (New 2010)
Shore Power System with RCD and MCB’s to supply:

•Mains domestic battery charger with facility to inter connected to engine battery if necessary (new 2011)                      

•Internal 13A Socket

•Calorifier immersion heater

Deck mounted solar panel with charger controller
Various 12v sockets
Rewiring of almost all electrical systems and installation of new switchboard

Water Systems:
Engine waste heat or mains emersion water Calorifier
Pressurised Hot and Cold water System and additional capacity in flexible bow tank
Ebersbacher Diesel heating

Sails and Rigging:
Seldon gold aluminium mast
Recent boom with internal system for slab reefing and rod kicker
Wheel adjustable back stay
(All mainsail controls are led aft to coach roof mounted clutches)
Stainless steel standing rigging - New 2007
Furlex roller reefing with twin groove foil
Emergency baby stay arrangement and associated deck fitting

(Swedish) Royal sails fully battened mainsail in excellent condition (circa yr2000) c/w cover
(Swedish) Roller furling genoa in cruiser laminate fabric (circa yr2000) c/w recent UV strip and bespoke sail cover
Assymetric cruising chute with snuffer sock (circa yr 2000)
Storm jib
Lazy jacks


Deck Equipment:
Simpson Lawrence Delta bow anchor and approx sixty metres of chain
Manual capstan
Bruce kedge anchor with ground chain and cassette warp to aft
Spare CQR anchor in lazarette for childs rowing boat or dinghy
Mooring warps
Fenders and lanyards
Tiller extension
Cockpit cover of sorts
Aries wind vane steering
Cockpit shower

Navigation Equipment:
ICOM DSC VHF with remote command microphone in cockpit and hailer functions - Fog sounder/hailer linked to ICOM VHF unit
Garmin dedicated GPS wired to VHF
Sony CD Player with cockpit and internal speakers with USB and line in sockets
NASA Clipper Log and Depth
Tacktick Wireless Wind instruments
Furuno Radar
Sea-Me Active Radar Target Enhancer
NASA Clipper Navtex
Digital Yacht SC500 Chartplotter wit AIS
Raymarine ST1000 + tiller pilot

Safety Equipment:
Horseshoe buoy and light
4-Man Viking liferaft - Serviced 2011
Fire blanket
Fire extinguishers
Set of coastal flares
Manual and auto electric bilge pumps
CO2 detector

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Disclaimer : The company offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.