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Contessa 32

£ 34,950 TAX PAID


One of the most popular cruiser/racer yachts ever built; the Contessa 32, these fantastic yachts have brilliant sailing qualities and have proven themselves many times as long distance cruisers and as competitive racing yachts. With pretty lines and elegant hull shape this really is a yacht you will be proud to own.

This Contessa 32 was built by Rogers in 1977 in pristine condition.  She gleams! professionally re-painted in Holand – completely (topsides & superstructure) 2021.  Stunning result with beautiful shiny light blue yacht.  Recent new teak cap rail and cockpit teak also – 2021. She has a Volvo Penta D1 20hp engine from 2014 with only 470 hours. Wind vane steering, recent new furling system, Webasto heating, solar panels and good electronics. A traditional boat with modern integrity. Ready to slip her mooring and give pure sailing pleasure to her new owner.
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Country: United Kingdom
Price: £ 34,950 TAX PAID
Boat Size: 32 ft.
Year Built: 1977
Boat Model / Make: Contessa 32
Boat Builders: Rogers
LOA (metres): 9.75
Beam: 9'10"
Draft: 5'8"
Hull Material: GRP
Engine/Fuel Type: Volvo Penta
Engine HP: D1 20hp
Engine Hours: 470
Max Speed: 6.5kts
Cruising Speed: 6kts
GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Fin keel & skeg-hung rudder
Tiller steering
Blue topsides (re-painted 2021)
Superstructure (re-painted 2021)
Volvo Penta D1 – 20hp - fitted new 2014
Shaft Drive 3 bladed Featerstream bronze propeller
Last serviced - October 2022
Regularly maintained and serviced
55 litre fuel tank - Stainless steel
Cruising speed - 1.5 Litres per hour
Full power - 2 Litres per hour
Cruising range Approx 35 hrs or 175 miles
1 x 70 amp/hr engine battery - 2017
2 x 110 amp domestic batteries - 2017
A 230-volt AC shore-power system RCB circuit breaker
Mast, boom and a spinnaker pole of silver anodised aluminium by Z-Spars - 2013
Standing rigging - 2013
Running rigging - 2013 with ongoing upgardes
Roller boom reefing
Traveller in cockpit
Adjustable mechanical backstay
Genoa tracks with two cars
Spinnaker pole stored on deck
Mainsail - roller furling to boom
Genoa - Sander 2017
Cruising chute - hardly used
Storm sail / working jib
Navigation Equipment
Tiller pilot - Autohelm ST4000
Autohelm Depth sounder
Autohelm Speed
Autohelm – TRIDATA – at chart table
VHF/DSC - ICOM IC-M423 with HM-195 command mic
Navigator GPS
2 x compasses - Plastimo – mounted in bulkhead in cockpit
Hand bearing compass
Tiller steering
GRP deck – recent new paint job in 2021
Teak in cockpit – new grating
Anchor - 25 lb CQR 30 meters Chain + 25 m warp
Anchor locker
Midships cleats
Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit
Windvane Steering -Neptune M790 Mk2
2 x genoa winches by Lewmar – with self tailing tops
2 x Halyard winches by Lewmar on the coachroof
2 x Halyard winches by Lewmar on the mast
2 x Spinnaker sheet winches by Lewmar
Outboard bracket
Canvas blue acrylic cloth
Sail cover
Liferaft - 4 man – next service due 2019 – so it is out of date
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Grab bag
2 x Horseshoe-shaped lifebuoy, one with a floating light – mounted on Transom
Jackstays of nylon webbing on the deck
Danbuoy – mounted on pushpit Gas alarm
5 berths in 1 cabin plus saloon
Separate heads compartment with Lavac sea toilet
Webasto diesel hot air heating system
Manual pump cold water
100 litres of water in 2 tanks 60/40
Saloon with two settee-berths with lee cloths
Quarter berth
Chart table
Saloon table
Clock and barometer
Galley - Oven and 2 ring burner hob – Pacific 4500 - recent
Sink Refrigerator.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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