Contest 41 1987

PRICE £69,500

Contest 41 designed by Dick Zaal, built in 1987 by the renowned Contest yard in Holland.  White grp hull, fin keel and skeg hung rudder, teak on decks and in cockpit.  A very well built and capable offshore cruiser.   This is a very spacious yacht with a large saloon, good sea going galley and large atf cabin.  Second cabin and second heads are forward.  There is an incredible amount of stowage on board and she benefits from a new engine in 2016 and updated electronics.  Ready to go cruising and well worth viewing.

Boat Make: Contest

Boat Model: 41

Boat Length: 12.5 m

Engine Power (hp):

Keel Type: Fin Keel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

GRP hull, teak on deck and in cockpit.  Large deck stowage locker forward. Deck locker and gas locker in aft deck. Large deck locker in cockpit sole. 

Fixed windscreen - glass with alumnium frame with sprayhood above.

Cockpit with wheel steering pedestal, cockpit table, steering compass - Plath

Cockpit canopy and solar reflective boom tent

Bow Thruster - Sleipner 7hp (1997)

Opening gates in guardwires. Guardwires new 2018

Emergency tiller (doubles as transom davit)

Bruce 20 kg stainless steel anchor 50m chain

Lewmar Ocean electric windlass

Guardian aluminium second anchor 50m warp 6m chain

Fixed transom ladder folds down for swimming

Fenders and Lines


Classic teak interior, hand finished to Contest's high standards.

Teak and holly flooring throughout.

Generous headroom to a max of approximately 1.98m.

Hot and cold pressurised water system.

Webasto diesel fired heating. 

Saloon with L-shaped sofa and sofa opposite.

Large extending dining table.

Re-upholtsered in 2012 and new curtains 2017.

Large chart table to starboard with storage for charts and books.

Walkthrough to aft cabin with good access to engine room.

Large wet locker heated by heater ducting.

Galley to port:

Double stainless steel sink, 1 large, 1 small.

Freshwater foot pump.

Pacific 2 burner cooker with oven - new 2019.

Frigoboat top opening fridge and second top opening food store.

Forward Cabin:

Double V berth with in-fill section.

Large stowage lockers.

Heads with manual toilet and shower.

Aft cabin:

Full width berth with in-fill section.

Numerous lockers for stowage.

En suite heads with manual toilet and holding tank and shower.

Beta 60hp engine - new in 2013 

Shaft drive with fixed 3 blade propellor

Stainless steel fuel tank 300 litres

Stainless steel water tanks 600 litres

Shore power system including battery charger 60 Amp, hot water heater and outlets.

Domestic battery bank 4 x 108Ah and 1 x 70Ah

Engine start battery with link switch to domestics

Mobitronic battery monitor

Solar panels 2 x 40W

Calor gas cylinders with remote solenoid shut-off valve and gas alarm

2 x electric bilge pumps

Deck wash pump

Gas alarm

Liferaft - Ocean Safety ISO 4 person

Fire extinguishers, smoke alarm, Co alarm

Lifebuoy, Danbuoy, rescue quoit

Radar Reflector

Active radar reflector

Webbing jackstays and cockpit anchor points


Anodised Aluminium Selden twin spreader mast and boom and Selden rodkick.

Nemo backstay adjuster.

Selden in-mast furling system with 2011 mainsail plus spare.

Selden Furlex headsail reefing with 2000 Tri-radial genoa plus spare.

Removable inner forestay with storm jib.

Spinnaker Pole.

Spinnaker 90sqm by North Sails. 

Lewmar winches: sheet 50ST (1 is electric), 2 x 44ST, 1 x 40ST, 2 x 44ST Halyard winches.

New Raymarine i50/i60 Speed, wind and depth instruments.

Raytheon 6000 Autopilot with twin controls.

Furuno 1721 Radar.

McMurdo Radar target enhancer.

2 x Furuno GPS CP32.

DSC VHF Shipmate RS8400 with cockpit speaker and second station.

Navtex ICS Nav4 Plus.

Lowrance chart plotter HDM10 with internal GPS - cockpit.

Techmarine chart plotter inc AIS with 19" display at chart table.

ICOM 706 SSB radio.

Parkstone Bay Yachts provides the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information set out in these particulars, and do not warrant the condition of the vessel. The particulars are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is advised to check the particulars and specifications and where appropriate instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to fully inspect the vessel and/or to have a sea trial of the vessel. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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