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Sailing boats / used

19950.00 Pounds Sterlin
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Why Yachting International Ltd
Deacons Boatyard, Bridge Rd,
GB-SO31 AZ Bursledon, Southampton
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  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
  • 34' CONTESSA OOD 34
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Technical detailslast updated on: 27.05.2020

Year of construction:
10.05 m / 32.97 ft
3.37 m
Max. draft:
1.93 m
Material hull:
1x Inboard VOLVO 2003 Diesel


Nazca II is a well looked after and specified Contessa OOD 34, her current owner bought her in 2000 and has cruised and raced her regularly in that time. She has a strong inventory and will serve her next owners well, she has been set up for ORC Category 2 offshore racing.  AVAILABLE TO VIEW SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AT THE LARGEST DISPLAY OF USED BOATS FOR SALE ON THE SOUTH COAST, ONLY 5 MINS FROM M27 J8BOAT NAME: Nazca II;

DIMENSIONS: LOA: 33 ft 6 in, Beam: 11 ft 1 in, Maximum Draft: 6 ft 4 in;

ENGINES: Total Power: 28 HP, Engine 1:Engine Brand: Volvo Engine Model: 2003, Engine Type: Inboard, Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel, Propeller: Folding propeller, Drive Type: Direct Drive, Engine Power: 28 HP,

ACCOMMODATIONS: Number of heads: 1, CONSTRUCTION: Designed by Doug Peterson Built by Contessa Yachts in 1984 to Jeremy Rogers highest standardInjection molded GRP Hull and hand-laid deck/coachroof Mk2 coachroof, giving better headroom and cockpit layoutFin keelSpade rudderLOA: 10.26m / 33'67''BEAM: 3.38m / 11'08''DRAFT: 1.93m / 6'33''DISPLACEMENT: 3,650 kgMECHANICALS AND ELECTRICALS: Volvo 2003 series Diesel inboard 28hp from three cylindersFreshwater cooled, linked to calorifierShaft drive to 2 blade folding propeller fitted 2018 Engine removed in 2017 for a major overhaul ELECTRICALS 1 x 120 amp/he Engine bettery1 x 120 amp/hr Domestic batteryNew electrical panel fitted 2007 with integrated DC & AC power switch, battery charger and controls for AC immersion heaterShore power connection Solar panel on coachroofACCOMMODATION: SLEEPS 6 IN CABIN AND SALLONEberspacher diesel cabin heating New headlinins in 2014 LED lighting throughoutRIG: Masthead Sloop rightZ-spar mast - New in 2003Z-spar boom - New 2015 S/S standing rigging with inner forestay (New 2011)Selden 2000 rollerfurler for headsail  New spreaders 2015 with mast inspection Twin Selden spinnaker poles Halywards pockets All halywardslead aft Winches2 x Amtel 30 two speed seft tailing winches 2 x Lewmar 70 Speed Main sheet winches2 x 40 2 Speed spinnaker winches 2 x Lewmar 40 2 speed winches on coachroof (Not in use)Sails- 135 % Wilkinson Sails roller headsail with UV strips ( delivery and cruising sail ) New 2016 Excellent condition- 135% Quantum racing headsail for roller furler ( new aprox 2011 ) fair condition- 100% Hyde heavy weather headsail with vertical battens, can be successfully reefed down to 40%, but main working headsail has to be removed first   New 2011 Good Condition- 100% Hyde heavy weather headsail with hanks to attach to inner forestay,has horizontal battens and a horizontal reefing slab  to reduce area to aprox 50%   New 2013 Excellent condition- Main Sail: Hyde fully battened sail with three reefing slabs  New 2011  slightly worn but still good shape- Hyde light weather spinnaker, good condition- Hyde heavy weather spinnaker, good condition- Storm jib with hanks to attach to inner forestay  excellent condition- Trysail for main still unused !NAVIGATIONAL EQUIPMENT: Monitor wind vane self steering Garmin GPS Map 162 GPSB&G Hercules system 390 inculding; Depth Sounder, Speed logWind Speed and Direction Digital yacht AIT 1000 class B AIS Transponder IBM Think Pad lap top running Windows XP fitted inside chart table with DC charger wired into electrical panel for AIS displayRaymarine RL70C colour chart plotter & radarRaymarine Tiller pilot ST4000 linked to remainder of system via NMEA and Sea Talk for display of parametersHorizon Eclipse VHF with DCS , new 2018Icom IC 707 SSB short wave radio with antenna tuner mounted in lazarette and insulated back stayOWNER COMMENTS: NAZCA II is a Doug Petersen designed yacht built by Contessa Yachts in 1984, and was a part of a 90 strong fleet of one design offshore yachts. The hull is injection moulded and the whole build standard is to Jeremy Rodgers high quality. in 1984 she originally cost over £50,000 She has the Mk2 coach roof which has an improved  design giving more headroom below and a better designed cockpit with a separate gas locker and twin stern lazerettes.  Following the demise of Contessa at the end of the 80's the remaining completed hulls were made into Contessa 34's but with a smaller rig and different keel configuration. ?She was custom fitted to the first owners specification with the cabin being fitted out to a more comfortable layout than most of the earlier models.  The original owner mainly raced her in the Solent and channel and achieved many wins in the class fleet racing . ?Nazca is a superb sea boat and has safely taken us through gales of up to Severe  Gale 9 over many thousands of miles ?I purchased Nazca  in 2000 as the 2nd owner and participated in offshore RORC and EAORA racing over the next 7 years, major races entered included the 2001 & 2003 Fastnet ( plus qualifying races ), Cowes Week, Round the Island additionally in 2001 we entered every RORC South and East coast race that season with the exception of the very last race of the year .  Most of these were raced fully crewed with up to the maximum nine crew allowed under IRC ?Nazca's original sail handling layout required a larger crew than was always available , plus the fleet was dispersed so that class racing no longer was available so I changed the sail handling adding roller furling , bringing all the halyards back to the cockpit and adding a Scanmar Monitor self steering  for 2 handed racing and light handed cruising  ?Since then she has been raced in the 2008 Fastnet, 2011 Azores & Back ( AZAB ) plus four of the YM Triangle races  ( Torquay - Kinsale - Treguir - Torquay ) as well as qualifying races and delivery trips,   extended cruises have included a trip round the UK ( via the Caledonia canal in 2017, cruises to Denmark - Holland amongt many others  ?She is fitted out to ORC Category 2 specifications and has been maintained to the highest possible standard by myself over this period. ?Reason for selling is solely due to my pending retirement and planning to invest in a larger yacht for a circumnavigation
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