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1983 Contessa 34

Ipswich, United Kingdom

£19,995

The Contessa 34 comes from the successful Jeremy Rogers yard and are a well proven offshore capable cruiser. Built upon the same proven hull as her sister ship the 34 OOD but fitted out to a higher standard with a shallower keel, deck-stepped mast and full skeg hung rudder. Alstroemeria II is presented in good sound condition and with a good inventory including very recent sprayhood & stack pack. A fantastic opportunity to get a rare fast cruising boat or competitive club racer at a reasonable price.

Viewing by appointment only through our Suffolk Office - 01473 659681

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Alstroemeria II
Make: Contessa
Model: 34
Year: 1983
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Jeremy Rogers
Designer: Doug Peterson
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 34 ft
Length Overall: 33'8 ft
Beam: 11'1 ft
Max Draft: 5'7 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: 2003
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 28hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1983
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 L

Contact

Office

Clarke & Carter Suffolk
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Levington
Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP10 0LN
Tel:+44 (0)1473 659681
Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.



Accommodation

The accommodation offers 7 berths in two cabins with 6'1" maximum headroom. Forepeak V-berth with infill, beneath berth storage. Hanging locker to starboard with heads compartment opposite fitted with a marine toilet and washbasin. The saloon offers comfortable seating for 6/7 adults at a U-shaped settee to port and a settee berth to starboard around a large table with folding leaves, good storage is provided beneath the settees and in various lockers and cupboards. Galley to port equipped with a Plastimo stainless steel gimballed 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven, stainless steel sink with pressurised cold water, good stowage throughout. Chart table to starboard with double cabin aft. 

Hot air heating, Bluetooth radio, 240v mains outlets

  

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway steps, 1983 Volvo 2003, 3-cylinder, 28hp diesel engine. Single lever controls with electric start. Saildrive drive to 2-bladed fixed propeller. 100 Litre steel fuel tank. Engine serviced Spring 2021.

The saildrive diaphragm was last changed in 2014. 

Electrical Systems

4 x 12v  batteries 2 x domestic (new 2017  and 2 x engine start (new 2018) charging via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and battery charger. Solar panel. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting.

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Silver anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging. Adjustable backstay. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Harken headsail furling system. Mast down in 2021, rigging checked & forestay renewed.

WINCHES

  • 2 x Lewmar 44 self tailing genoa sheet winches
  • 2 x Lewmar 16 2-spd spinnaker winches
  • 3 x Lewmar  2-spd halyard winches on mast
  • Lewmar 16 2-spd halyard winch

  SAILS

  • 2 Mainsails
  • 2 Genoas
  • Spinnaker
Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • Manual anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, and guard wires
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Red mainsail cover (new 2019)
  • Red sprayhood (new 2019)
  • Red Cockpit awning
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Cockpit tent
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass
  • Icom M601 VHF radio with DSC
  • Raymarine A50 Chartplotter
  • Autohelm digital compass
  • Stereo radio/CD/Bluetooth
  • Clock and barometer
  • Masthead tricolour light
  • Deck level navigation lights
  • Raymarine autopilot with remote
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Gas alarm
  • CO2 Detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Danbuoy
  • Radar reflector
  • Harness eyes
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pumps
Construction

Contessa 34 built in approximately 1983 by Contessa Yachts to a Doug Peterson design. Light grey GRP injection moulded hull. grey superstructure with moulded non-slip decks. Cast iron fin keel with increased weight and shallower draught compared with the 34 OOD. Tiller steering to spade hung rudder. Self draining cockpit.

 

Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.


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