The Contest 33 is well mannered, easy on the helm and a quick yacht for her vintage. Designed by the well known Dutch designer Uus Van Essen. She is a very suitable seaworthy fast cruiser and a well equipped sailing yacht representing good value for money. with a traditional encapsualted keel and skeg hung rudder she can be taken offshore in comfort. Should you prefer a more sedate cruise in the French canals, her easily lowered mast will also make life simpler.
SPECS: Keel: Fin;
DIMENSIONS: LOA: 32 ft 4 in, Beam: 10 ft 5 in, LWL: 25 ft 11 in, Maximum Draft: 4 ft 1 in;
ENGINES: Total Power: 28 HP, Engine 1:Engine Brand: Volvo Year Built: 1991, Engine Model: 2003 Engine Type: Inboard, Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel, Location: Center, Propeller: 3 blade propeller, Drive Type: Direct Drive, Engine Power: 28 HP, TANKS: Fresh Water Tanks: 2, Fuel Tanks: 1;
ACCOMMODATIONS: Number of single berths: 2, Number of double berths: 1, Number of cabins: 2, Number of heads: 1, CONSTRUCTION: White paintedGRP hull with rubbing strakesWhite GRP coach roofNon skid decksEncapsulated ballast in fin keelExpoxy resin applied to hull in 1994Skeg hung rudderMECHANICAL AND ELECTRICALS: VOLVO 2003 DIESEL INBOARD ENGINE 28HP (fitted new 1991)Sea water cooledStern driveThree blade propeller ELECTRICSThree 12v batteries recharged via engine alternatorTwo electric bilge pumpsACCOMMODATION: SLEEPS SIX IN TWO CABINS PLUS SALOON with excellent head room FORWARD CABINLarge V-berthHanging wardrobe AFT CABINLarge single berthStorage SALOONMahogany interiorL-shaped seating with dinette areaValiant gas heaterRadio cassette player GALLEYTwo burner gas hobGas oven & grillStainless steel sinkCatalytic gas heaterVarious crockery items includedCutlery includedFresh water tank HEADSMarine toiletShowerWash basinFresh water tankDECK EQUIPMENT: Bruce anchor with 30m chainDanforth kedge anchorHelmStainless steel safety rails & guard railManual windlassMainsail coverBlue spray hoodCockpit dodgersVarious mooring warpsSix fendersStainless steel ladderGas cylinderNAVIGATION EQUIPMENT: Raymarine autohelm, hybrid autopilot systemSestrel Moore compassLowrance colour chart plotterWet/dry thermometerDeck level navigation lightsClipper logVHF RadioChart tableSAFETY EQUIPMENT: Avon 4-man lift raft2 x Fire extinguishers2 x Electric bilge pumpManual bilge pumpStainless steel emergency tillerRIG: Masthead Bermudan sloop rigAnodised aluminium mast and boomStainless steel standing riggingTerylene running riggingRotostat headsail furling systemSpinnaker pole and booming out poleMain sail slab reefingMainsail coverGenoaStorm jibSpinnaker