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  • Manufacturer: Contessa
  • Location: Dartmouth, Devon
  • Year: 1978
  • LOA: 32'0" (9.75m)
  • Beam: 9' 9'' (2.98m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.65
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 171376
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 14 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Beta Marine
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 10 Gallons
  • Cruise Speed: 5 knots
  • Top Speed: 6.5 knots
  • Range: 200 nautical miles

Broker Remarks

Contessa 32 For Sale: The Contessa 32 is a classic cruiser-racer, with a proven combination of speed and seaworthiness.  Designed by David Sadler in 1971, it rapidly became very popular, both as a fast cruiser, and as a one design racing class. CONTESSA OF ARDEN was built in 1978 and commissioned in 1979

White GRP hull with teak cockpit. Tiller steering.  Powered by a Beta Marine 20hp diesel angine, installed in 1998. serviced. Mainsail replaced in 2013, standing  and running rigging replaced 2009. Autopilot and AIS reciever installed in 2012. Sleeps six in two small double berths and two single berths in two cabins.

In this current ownership for 14 years and for sale as not being used.  Currently afloat at Noss on Dart marina and available for viewing.


Accommodation

Sleeps 6 in 2 x double and 2 x single berths in 2 cabins

  • Wood interior joinery
  • Beige upholstery
  • Curtains

Galley:

  • 2 x burner gas cooker with oven and grill
  • Sink

Saloon:

  • 2 x Convertible settee berths
  • Folding table
  • Chart table
  • Quarter berth
  • Foreward cabin:
  • V berth
  • Stowage

Heads compartment:

  • Lavac Marine toilet
  • Sink

Mechanical and Rigging

Built  by Jeremy Rogers in 1978 and commissioned in 1979 to a design by David Sadler

Hull#: 356

SSR#: 142 825

  • White GRP hull deck and superstructure
  • Fin keel
  • Tiller Steering
  • Skeg mounted rudder

Engine:

  • Beta Marine BD72 3 cylinder 20hp diesel engine (1998)
  • Last serviced 2015
  • Approximately 986 hours running
  • Range 200 nautical miles
  • Shaft drive
  • Cruising speed 5 knots
  • Maximum speed 6.5knots
  • Folding propeller

Electrics:

  • 12v system
  • 2 x batteries (2010/2011)
  • Charged by engine and wind generator

Tankage:

  • Fuel capacity 10 gallons
  • Fresh water capacity 14 gallons

Water System:

  • Manual water system

Rigging:

  • Bermudan sloop rig
  • Kemp / Selden aluminium mast and spars (1997)
  • 6mm stainless steel standing rigging (2009)
  • Running rigging (2009)
  • Mainsail slab reefing
  • Furlex headsail furling
  • Spinnaker gear and pole

Winches:

  • 2 x Lewmar 2-speed self tailing winches
  • 2 x Lewmar winches
  • 3 x Lewmar Halyard winches

Sails:

  • Sanders mainsail (2013)
  • Sanders genoa (2005)
  • Sea Teach No 1 Jib
  • McMullen Spinnaker (1994)
  • Bruce Banks cruising chute
  • Banks No 3

Inventory

Navigation Equipment:

  • Autohelm ST50 Log/ speed
  • Autohelm ST50 Depth
  • Autohelm ST 50 Wind speed/ direction
  • Raymarine ST2000+ (2012)
  • Standard Horizon / Garmin GPS/ Plotter
  • Icom VHF
  • Contest
  • GPS repeated in cockpit
  • NASA AIS (2012)

Anchoring and Mooring Equipment:

  • Main anchor
  • Chain
  • Warp
  • Kedge anchor
  • 6 x Mooring warps
  • 5 x Fenders
  • Boat hook

General Equipment:

  • Clock
  • Barometer
  • Cutlery
  • Crockery
  • Utensils
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Outboard bracket
  • Swim ladder
  • Gangway
  • Cockpit table
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Plastimo tender (2012)
  • Spray Hood (2010)
  • Cockpit cover
  • Mainsail cover

Safety Equipment:

  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead light
  • Deck light
  • Steaming light
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • 4 x person liferaft (last serviced 2010)
  • Dan Buoy
  • Searchlight
  • Flares
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit
  • Stainless steel guardwire
  • Fire blanket

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Disclaimer : EQ Marine Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Dartmouth 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.