Contest 40/42S Harmattan

PRICE €137,500

Boat Make: Contest

Boat Model: 40/42S

Boat Length: 12.2 m

Keel Type: Finkeel

Hull Material: Polyester

Excellent, solid blue water cruiser with a centre cockpit

The Contest 40/42S ‘Harmattan’ is an excellent, solid blue water cruiser with a centre cockpit. She was built to Lloyds standards by Contest in the Netherlands in 1997 (Hull number 29). Her hull was newly sprayed in 2004 in Flag Blue (AWL grip). She has excellent teak joinery and her teak deck was fully restored in 2020. She has been very well kept and comes equipped for long distance cruising. The yacht is offered at a very competitive asking price! Preliminary brochure.

Hull shape: Roundbilged hull in Flag Blue
Rudder: Rudder in skeg
Steering system: Whitlock steering system
Windows: Acrylic windows in hull and superstructure. (Several opening portholes in hull)
Displacement: Approx. 13 tonnes
Ballast: Approx. 5.5 tonnes
Vertical clearance: Approx. 19 metres
Hull number: 40029

2x steering wheel; original and a 60cm diameter steering wheel for easier movement in cockpit.

Material, colours: Classic teak interior
Curtains: Blue upholstery, yellow curtains
Cabins: Mastercabin in aft with French Berth (new upholstery), forward cabin with v-berth
Berths: 4+2 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 1,95 mtr
Cooker & fuel: Two burner stove with oven

Latex matrasses in front and aft cabin, new cushions and upholstery. Extra shower on stern with hot & cold water. TV/radio antenna Triax Ufo2, red courtesy lights in cabin. All cabin lights are LED lights from 2020.

Engine, electrics, water
Year: 1997
Engine hours: Approx. 2100 hours
Fuel tanks: 350 liters (Stainless steel)
Cooling system: Indirect cooling
Propulsion: S.s. propellor shaft with fixed 3-bladed propellor and rope cutter
Fuel consumption: Approx. 3,5 liters/hour
Measuring instruments: Rpm, oilpressure, engine temp. with alarm
Voltage: 12V and 220V (shorepower / inverter)
Control panel: Contest switchboard at chart table
Dynamo: 2x 60Ah alternator with extra diode
Solar panel: 2 x 90 Watt + 1x 55 watt incl. 2 charge controllers
Water system: Electric (new pump 2020)
Hot water: Boiler heated by engine and 220v
Water tank & material: 500 liters
Waste water tank: Waste watertank on aft toilet
Shorepower: Yes, with cable
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Sloop rigged
Spars, stays: Aluminium Seldén Mast with 2 pairs of spreaders
Winches: 6 Lewmar winches
Sails material: Dacron by "De Vries Sails"
Genoa: Genoa #1 (2010)
Genoa reefing system: Furlex genoa reefing system
Jib: High aspect "De Vries Sails" (2011)
Halfwinder, bollejan: "De Vries Sails" gennaker with stripper

Standing and running rigging replaced in 2012, including addition of running backstays and removable cutterstay with Wichard tensioner. "Seldén" boomvang, cutter-jib rail on deck, backstay adjuster, rocon for genoa, spinaker pole with halyard and downhauler, boomlight with dimmer.

Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: At autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: Vecom K41

Watcheye BlackB AIS transponder with USB port - connected to chart plotter and laptop (2012). Isolated backstay with antenna connection.

Anchor windlass: Quick DP3 12V 1000W (2020)
Fenders, lines: 4 fenders, 4 mooring lines and several spares
Swimming ladder: Yes, in stainless steel
Swimming platform: Yes, with teak
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: S.S. 60cm and life lines

Outboard bracket, clock and barometer in brass, clinometer, teakseats in pushpit, cover for steering wheel, cockpittent, fire extinguishers (must be checked by new owner). Wintercover for yacht.

Radar reflector: Yes
Life jackets: Harnass eye's in cockpit

The following spare parts comes with the yacht: 

9 spare stays (original stays 1997, including inspection report) including isolated backstay

Spare sea cocks and hoses for all engine related through hulls

Jabsco toilet repair kits

Drive belt, alternator belt, fuel and oil filter, cool water pump impeller

Mainsail halyard, Genoa halyard, Genoa sheets, cutter sail halyard

Solar panel 90 watt (unused)

Shower set for swimming platform

boat hook; color printer/copier (Canon), cuttlery


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