1973 Contest 33

Price

£21,000

Year

1973

Length

32.17 ft (10.06m)

Location

Levington

The Contest 33 is a well-designed and fast family cruiser with good performance and a comfortable interior. 'Morven' has been well maintained and is a fine example of this classic yacht. She is already in commission for the season. Early viewing is highly recommended.

Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office (IP10 0KN) - 01473 659681

Description

Specification

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Basic Boat Information

Make

Contest

Model

33

Designer

U. Van Essen & Dick Zaal

Price

£21,000

Condition

Used

Year

1973

Construction

Fiberglass

Keel Type

Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length

33 ft

Length Overall

32.17 ft

Beam

10.25 ft

Max Draft

5.42 ft

Displacement

5,250 kg

Ballast

2,150 kg

Engines/Speed

Engines

1

Engine Make

Beta

Engine Model

B1105

Drive

Direct

Fuel

diesel

Engine Power

30 horsepower

Type

Inboard

Engine Year

2019

Tanks

Fuel Tanks

1

Fuel Tank Capacity

35 l

Water Tanks

2

Water Tank Capacity

100 l

Holding Tanks

1

Holding Tank Capacity

35 l

Accommodation

The layout offers up to 5 berths with one separate sleeping cabin. There is full standing headroom and good ventilation throughout. In fore-cabin, large V berth, with opening hatch to the foredeck and storage underneath. Aft to port is the heads, marine toilet and basin with pressurised hot and cold water. Foot salt water pump with faucet. Opposite to starboard is a large hanging locker and drawers for storage.

This is followed by the roomy saloon with two single berths either side of the large double drop leaf table in the centre. In the Starboard quarter is the L shaped galley with a 2 burner gas hob with grill and oven. Stainless steel sink with pressurised hot & cold water supply. Top opening refrigerator. Good storage underneath and behind. Opposite on the port side is the forward facing chart table with instruments. A single quarter berth running after from there with tool locker under. Green checkered upholstery throughout. 200L water capacity. There is a full set of fitted bedding, sheets, duvets and pillows for each berth. 

Mechanical Systems

Located centrally under the companionway steps is the 2019 Beta Marine B1105 diesel engine. 30hp. Three cylinders. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via raw water heat exchanger. Shaft drive to a fixed three bladed prop. Single lever controls. 35L stainless steel fuel tank. New exhaust, controls, hi-level anti-syphon & engine exhaust. Regularly serviced by knowledgeable owner.

 

Electrical Systems
  • Two 12v domestic batteries
  • One 12v engine start battery
  • Victron battery charger
  • Charging from alternator
  • 240v ring mains with outlets in saloon
  • Immersion heater
  • 300w inverter
Spars and Sails

Masthead bermudan sloop. Z Spars alloy deck stepped mast and boom (both new 2013). Stainless steel Standing rigging (2013). Slab reefing mainsail. Furlex 200 Headsail furling system (2013). Terylene running rigging (2013). Alloy spinnaker pole (2013). Two Harken 40 self tailing primary sheet winches. Two Gibb secondary sheet winches. Two Lewmar 7 halyard winches. One Lewmar 6 reefing winch.

  • Mainsail - Gowen Ocean (2002) - Fair (valeted annually)
  • Genoa - Gowen Ocean (2002) - Fair (valeted annually)
  • Cruising chute - Fair (valeted annually)
Deck Equipment
  • Bruce anchor with approximately 30m of chain and 50m warp
  • Fortress type kedge anchor
  • Lewmar Pro1000 electric windlass 
  • Blue stack pack with lazyjacks - New 2022
  • Binnacle cover, new 2022
  • Blue sprayhood, new 2021
  • Various fenders and warps
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Outboard bracket on pushpit
  • Electric seawater pump
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Raymarine E7 chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST60+ depth
  • Raymarine ST60+ speed/log
  • Raymarine ST60+ wind
  • DSC VHF
  • COBRA handheld VHF
  • Garmin 152 GPS
  • AIS transponder
  • Raymarine ST6002 autopilot
  • Deck and masthead level navigation lights
  • Clock and barometer
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Engine room fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • CO detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Danbuoy
  • Deck light
  • Searchlight
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • MOB sling
  • EPIRB
  • Radar reflector
  • Horn
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electronic flare
  • Locator beacon
Construction

Built in 1973 by the well known Dutch Conyplex builder in Alkmaar. Painted white GRP hull. White GRP superstructure with painted non slip decks. Encapsulated long fin keel with skeg hung rudder. Wheel steering. Aft self-draining cockpit. Last surveyed in 2019 with all recommendations done.

 

Additional Items Available
  • Inflatable dinghy
  • Outboard engine
  • Life raft
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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