Very well equipped blue water cruiser in excellent conditionStainless steel protection strip on the outside the outside of the teak covering board.
"Maria Loa" is the only Contest 50CS on the market with a new interior design, by Birgit Schnaase. She is in spotless condition and comes with an endless list of additional features, i.e.: Hydraulic furling, recent sails, watermaker, aircon, fixed windscreen, generator, davits, etc. The forward cabin can easily be changed to the standard, 3 cabin, layout. Ask us for more information. A must see if a Contest 50CS is on your shortlist! Please contact us for the full details and/or to arrange a visit.
Shape: Roundbilged Hull in dark blue built with the Contest vacuum infusion system
Rudder: Balanced spade rudder
Steering system: Jefa wheel steering with rack & pinion system
Windows: Lewmar hatches (with Ocean Air sky shades and screens), Lewmar port holes (2x extra port hole in the front cabin, 1x extra opening port hole in front bathroom, 1x extra opening port hole in aft bathroom) and Gebo thermopane windows (with Sky-shades) in the superstructure, the center window (on front side) can be opened (for ventilation)
Load displacement (kg): Approx. 17.5 tonnes
Ballast (kg): Approx. 6.1 tonnes
Vertical clearance (m): Approx. 24. (incl. antenna's)
Build Nr.: 50031
CE code: CE-A, unlimited ocean going voyages
Other: Teak rubbing strake (covered with a stainless steel protection strip).
Stainless steel protection strip (12x6mm) on the bow.
Stainless steel cleats.
Teak on cockpit seats and teak on cockpit floor.
Solid teak cockpit table on a stainless steel frame with a folding extention.
Cup holder at the pedestal.
Every winter (except winter 2015/2016) the yacht was stored ashore.
New layer of International 77 antifouling from June 2015.
The anode has been renewed in February 2016.
Material, colours: Modern handcrafted teak joinery with chrome fittings and teak floor
Upholstery, curtains: Blue cloth upholstery
Saloons: Spacious saloon with ample daylight
Cabins: Large guest cabin forward, office on starboard (can be changed to double cabin), large owners cabin aft with double centreline berth
Berths: 4 in cabins and 1 in saloon
TV: Sharp 20"LCD Television
Cooking device: Force 10 3-burner stove with oven (including cookerhood with a 230V extractor fan in galley)
Other: The interior design in the front is Custom Made, which creates a larger front cabin.
An extra teak seat has been created in the bathroom, which can be used as a seat during a shower.
A Custom Made office has been created in the cabin opposite of the bathroom (instead of a bunk) with a seat and extra 230 Volt sockets.
Both cabins have luxery mattresses (with covers) and under the matrasses in the aft cabin are slats.
Both bathrooms have Corian tops.
All sinks and showers are connected to small grey water tanks, all equipped with automatic pumps.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 110 HP
Year built: 2007
Engine hours: Approx. 940 hours
Fuel tank: Approx. 700L in stainless steel tank
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with 3-bladed Maxprop feathering propeller
Fuel consumption: Approx 6L/h
Measuring instruments: Rpm, temperature, charging current
Operating panel: Mastervolt switch panel at charttable
Alternator: 1x 12V and 1x 24V / 75A
Water pressure system: Electric water pressure system with a Seagull-filter
Warm water: Approx. 40 ltr Webasto-boiler, provided with a double spiral
Water tank: Approx. 800L in 2 PE-tanks
Holding tank: 1x approx. 45L PE-tank (aft bathroom) and an approx. 45 ltr. PE-tank has been mounted in 2009 in front bathroom
Water maker: Schenker water maker (just checked)
Shore power: Fixed shore power connection with an earth switch and a shore power cable
Voltmeter: Yes, 1x
Water tank gauge: Yes
Oil pressure gauge: Yes
Temperature meter: Yes
Other: Indesit WIDL 146 washingmachine/dryer combi (230 Volt) mounted under bed in front cabin.
2x Separ Diesel Filter (engine and generator).
Heavy Energy Pack 230 Volt / 50 Hz, designed and built by Mastervolt.
Mastervolt Mass Gl 3.5 isolation transformer.
Spacious and easily accessible utility room (next to bathroom in the stern), where all 12/24/230 Volt cabinets, fuses, inverters and the battery charger are mounted.
Every autumn service has been done on the engine and generator.
Rig and sails
Type: Fractionally rigged 9/10
Spars, stays: Seldèn aluminium mast, boom and rodkicker, all in white (spraypainted)
Winches: 2 x electric 48ST for mainsheet, 2 x 65ST electric for genoa, 2 x 54ST halyard, all Lewmar winches
Genoa: "Ullman Sails" with UV ply. (New in 2015)
Genoa reefing system: Furlex hydraulic genoa reefing system
Gennaker: Yes, made by "North Sails"with Contest logo
Other: Harken deck gear.
The Harken genoa tracks can be operated from the cockpit.
The white sprayed Carbon Selden spinnaker pole hangs on a rail on the front side of the mast.
Removable Cutterstay with a hallyard.
Spectra mainsail- and genoa halyards.
Navigation and electronics
Rudder indicator: On autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: ICS Nav6a Navtex
Other: Raymarine ST60+ 24 Volt Basepack.
Raymarine ST60+ Multiview at the chart table and in the cockpit.
Seatalk NMEA interface with serial output.
R&R Biscaya antenna (VHF-AM/FM-SSB-Weatherfax-Digi TV connection).
Sailor Trane&Trane Fleet 33 satellite phone.
The radar antenna (dome) and the Sailor Trane & trane antenna are provided with stainless steel protection brackets.
Windlass: Electric Lewmar windlass (up & down) with protection cover with a control on front dekc, on pedestal and via wireless remote control
Fenders, lines: Yes
Exterior cushions: Custom set of creme/sand striped cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder: Stainless steel with teak steps
Swimming platform: With teak
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: Stainless steel (2 wires) with opening gates on both sides, foldable teak seats at pushpit
Davits, crane: Simpson 100 stainless steel davits (2009)
Other: Stainless steel with teak outboard bracket (40 Kg) on the pushpit.
Shower on the stern (with hot and cold water).
Stainless steel bow ladder.
Foldable teak seats in pushpits.
CE certification: CE-A
Radar reflector: Cyclops 2