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  • Manufacturer: Contest
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Year: 1965
  • LOA: 29'0" (8.84m)
  • Beam: 8' 0'' (2.50m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.3
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 1010890
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 50 Litres
  • Engine Make: Beta B2482
  • Horsepower: 14hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 45 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5 knots
  • Top Speed: 6 knots
  • Engine Hours Port: 180

Broker Remarks

This Contest 29 yacht is a superb example of an extremely solidly built cruiser that will tackle most sea states; the owner has kept her immaculate. The contest 29 is a fantastic family cruising yacht, she has numerous upgrades including a new rudder and tiller (2011, tiller is from Sir Francis Chichester's Gypsy Moth) her hull was re-sprayed in (2010) and standing rigging replaced (2008/2010), she had a new Beta 14hp engine in 2005 that has been maintained each season. Chaitanya's sail wardrobe is in as new condition with the most recent sail being the main which was built in 2010, all sails laundered each year along with all other canvas for the yacht.Her condition is at a very high standard with all original features inside & out, viewing highly recommended!


Sleeps 5 in saloon & forepeak
V berth in forepeak, huge locker & multiple drawers
Two singles to port and starboard in the saloon
Quarter Berth to starboard
Plenty of Storage above bunks (cupboards & shelving units)
Ships clock and barometer
Gimbal mounted brass oil lamp
Small chart table
Chart torch 
Drawers for charts & stationary

Plastimo Neptune 2500 gimbal mounted 2 burner hob & grill (new 2010)
Stainless steel galley sinks x 2
Stowage cupboards and shelves

TMC sea toilet
Foot pump operated cold water tap
Pull out sink

Mechanical and Rigging

Beta B2482 13.5 diesel engine (New 2005, excellent condition)
Morse single lever engine controls
2 x 110V batteries
240V shore power
45 litre fuel tank

Wooden Mast & Boom (Sitke spruce)
Recently replaced Standing rigging (2008 & 2010)
Plastimo furler

Genoa (2005)
Mainsail (2010)
Slab reefing x 2
Stackpack canvas  (2010, like new)
Cruising chute


Navigation Aids:
Raymarine autohelm ST 2000
Garmin GPS 120
Plastimo steering compass
Deck & masthead navigation lights
Lowrance LVR-250 DSC VHF radio
Clipper Duet Echosounder, log

Ground Tackle:
15kg Bruce anchor 100m chain
10kg Danforth anchor
Stainless steel stemhead bow roller
Mooring cleats

Safety Equipment:
Spare stainless steel emergency tiller
Lifebuoy x 1
Lifejackets x 4
Navigation lights
Fire extinguishers x 3 
Fire blanket x 1
Manual bilge pump x 1

Sprayhood (2010, like new)
Cockpit dodgers (2010, like new)
Spare perspex wash boards
Trickle feed solar panel
Fenders x 6
Various warps
Cockpit grating
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Outboard bracket

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Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers (Southwest) Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth 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.