Well maintained, 4x cabin, 3x bathroom, generator, air conditioning, Webasto, hydraulic sails, electric winches, AIS, Trane&Trane, davits, log : 4650
Rudder: polyester rudder in a skeg and an aluminium rudder stock
Steering system: Jefa steering pedestal with a stainless steel steering wheel (1.10 m), upholstered in leather and a beige steering wheel cover
Windows: Gebo thermopane double (tinted) glazing in the superstructure, Gebo deck hatches (5x rollo), 3x extra deck hatch in aft cabin and acrylic windows with aluminium frames in the hull
Other: Polyester hull (vacuum injection construction method), Majestic Blue sprayed (AWL-grip) with a silver striping and a teak rubbing strake with a stainless steel protective strip.
Teak on the cockpit seats and teak on the cockpit floor.
This Contest 55CS is one of just a few equipped with a larger cockpit.
2x Synthetic air vent on top of the superstructure.
The log has a maximum of 4,650 miles.
New antifouling and anodes from April 2020.
Built under Lloyd's Register Certification.
This Contest 55CS is the third last Contest 55CS built.
Material, colours: teak panelling with blue fabric covering
Curtains: white curtains
Cabins: front cabin, 2 bunk beds in front and a spacious owner's cabin in the aft cabin
Television: Sharp TV with a DVD player in the saloon and an Akai TV (2014) with a DVD player in the aft cabin
Cooker & fuel: Stainless steel Force Ten
Other: Spacious galley on the port side (in the passage to aft cabin) with white Corian worktops on both sides.
On the starboard side in the galley is a double stainless steel sink with a 220 Volt Cooker crane.
The galley is equipped on both sides with frame lighting under the galley cabinets.
220 Volt Eminia washing machine in a cupboard built into the port side bathroom in the front ship.
The lighting in the salon is equipped with a dimmer.
The staircases in the saloon (to the galley and to the fore ship) are fitted with atmospheric lighting hoses.
Approx. 40 Brass-coloured halogen ceiling spots with a switch.
In the aft cabin is a slatted base under the mattresses.
Shower on the bathing platform (hot and cold water).
April 2020 : New Deck Wash Pump.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 100.67 kW
Year: (tested in 2006 and put into use in 2007)
Engine hours: (sometimes not clearly legible - January 2020)
Propulsion: 2019: 4 blades fixed Propellor
Dynamo: 1x standard alternator and an extra alternator 75A / 24 Volt
Water system: electric
Hot water: Webasto Thermo 90 hot water system / heater
Water tank & material: (in 2 tanks)
Waste water tank: (2x approx. 50 litres)
Shorepower: fixed connection with a circuit breaker
Voltmeter: Digital AC Ampere Meter
Oil pressure gauge: alarm with light
Temperature gauge: alarm with light
Other: De-Bug diesel filter and a separate fuel filter (with an acoustic and visual "water in fuel" alarm).
The engine room is equipped with a combined sound-absorbing, a vibration-absorbing insulation and is well-ventilated (by electric fan and via double natural ventilation grills).
9x 220 Volt socket.
12 Volt socket at the chart table.
December 2018 : Gearbox oil renewed.
September 2019 : New Phyton-Drive PCV21-210mm Homokinetic drive shaft.
April 2020 : Service carried out on the engine and on the generator.
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: sloop rigged
Spars, stays: Oyster White sprayed Hall Spars hydraulic stow-a-way mast, boom (with a hydraulic winch in it for the mainsail outhaul) and rigged boomvang, stainless steel dyform rigging, three double spreaders, diamond rigging, cutter stay and a hydraulic Holmatro aft stay tensioner
Winches: Andersen: 2x 68 ST electric (genoa winch), 2x 46 ST electric (mainsheet winch), 2x 46 ST (cutter sheet winch), 2x 52 ST (winches on the mast)
Sails material: white Soft Norlam sails
Genoa: North Sails : Soft Norlam furling genoa with a UV protection strip
Genoa reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling jib system
Jib: North Sails : Soft Norlam furling cutter jib
Furling foresail: Reckmann hydraulic furling jib system
Other: Carbon Oyster White sprayed Hall Spars spinnakerboom (suspended on the front of the mast).
Lewmar aluminium and stainless steel cover fittings.
Dark blue genoa cover and cutter Fock cover.
April 2020 :
New gray Doublebraid mainsail sheet.
New gray D2 Race mainsheet traveler trimline.
New Doublebraid Spinnaker pole topping lift.
All halyards, sheets, backstays and other lines washed.
Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: via autopilot
Charts, guides: 1x digital card for the chartplotter
Other: 2x B&G Hydra Multi display
R&R Pacific combi-antenna (VHF/TV/AM-FM/SSB/GPS/Weatherfax)
Wifi on board
2019 : The display of the B&G NAC-3 Core Pack and Triton-2 autopilot shows the information of the speedometer, the depth gauge and the wind gauge.
Anchor windlass: Maxwell (24 Volt)
Fenders, lines: 3x Ball Danfender, 3x cylinder Danfender and various mooring lines
Outdoor cushions: grey cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder: stainless steel bathing ladder with teak steps
Swimming platform: teak on the bathing platform
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: stainless steel stanchions (75 cm), foldable teak seats at the stern, three-wire stainless steel sea railing with amidships passages
Davits: stainless steel Simpson davits (2010) with 2x stainless steel Antal W16 winch. On the aft deck there is a stainless steel tap (for the outboard engine) mounted on the pushpit.
Other: Fixed lacquered teak cockpit table on a stainless steel frame, with folding tops on the front and sides.
Teak outboard engine support with stainless steel bracket on the pushpit.
Radar reflector: Cyclops II
Other: Emergency tiller
2x Stainless steel bracket on the pushpit for orange horseshoe lifebuoys
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