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  • Manufacturer: Contest
  • Location: Salcombe
  • Year: 1973
  • LOA: 30'5" (9.29m)
  • Beam: 9' 4'' (2.85m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.6
  • ID no.: 17746
  • Engine Make: Volvo 27HP
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Broker Remarks

This Contest 31 has had 2 owners from new, in current ownership for 23 years. A family boat cruised from Solent to Scilly Isles and Brittany Coast. A solid & sound sea boat.


Sleeps 6 in 2 double & 2 single berths in 2 cabins including the saloon Mahogany veneered marine-ply interior joinery Dark red upholstery Galley area with 2-burner gas cooker & grill Sink Heads compartment with Head Mate marine wc & handbasin

Mechanical and Rigging

Designed & Built by Conyplex BV Holland in 1973 British Registered # 360447 GRP Hull, Deck & Superstructure Last antifouled in April 2009 Encapsulated fin keel Skeg hung rudder Wheel steering Volvo Penta MD2030B 27hp diesel engine, new 1998 Serviced by SMS every year since new Raw water cooled Single lever morse control Shaft drive to fixed pitch propeller Cruising speed 5 knots Maximum speed 7 knots Electrics: 12v system supplied by 2-100ah batteries Charged by engine alternator Tankage: Fuel capacity 15 gallons in 1 tank Fresh water capacity 50 gallons in 2 tanks Water System: Manually pumped cold water to galley & heads Sloop rig with silver anodised aluminium spars Deck stepped mast with tabernacle Stainless steel standing rigging Terylene running rigging Winches: 2 x Lewmar 2-speed genoa sheet winches 2 x Lewmar single speed halyard winches Sails: Mainsail Genoa Working Jib Storm Jib Cruising Chute


Pedestal mounted steering compass Clipper speed/log, 2005 Clipper depth, 2005 VHF radio Ground Tackle: CQR main anchor with chain Kedge anchor with chain & warp General Equipment: Manual bilge pump Navigation lights Guardwire, pulpit & pushpit Sprayhood Clock & barometer 11' fibreglass dinghy Mariner 3hp outboard motor 4 x fenders, warps & boathook Radio & cassette player Cutlery & crockery Safety Equipment: 6-person Liferaft in canister, last serviced in 2007 Horseshoe lifebuoy

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